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(TIPP CITY)   FIRE CAUSED 75-THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE TO A HOME IN MONROE TOWNSHIP FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 29.   THE BLAZE WAS IN A HOME IN THE 34-HUNDRED BLOCK OF PETERS ROAD. THE FLAMES WERE FOUGHT BY CREWS FROM TIPP CITY ALONG WITH WEST MILTON AND LUDLOW FALLS.  TIPP CITY FIRE CHIEF STEVE KESSLER SAID THE FIRE WAS CAUSED BY A BATTERY IN AN E-CIGARETTE THAT ‘BLEW UP‘ WHEN A MAN WAS ATTEMPTING TO CHANGE IT.  CHIEF KESSLER SAYS THE MAN CHANGING THE BATTERY SUSTAINED MINOR BURNS BUT WAS NOT TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL

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(TROY)   A MEMORIAL SERVICE IS SET FOR A TROY WOMAN WHO DIED IN A CRASH LAST WEEK WITH A MILTON-UNION SCHOOL BUS.  FRIENDS AND FAMILY ARE INVITED TO REMEMBER 21-YEAR OLD TAYLOR DICKEY, A 2012 TROY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE, THIS COMING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, IN ARCANUM.  THE MEMORIAL SERVICE IS FROM 2-TO-5P.M. FEBRUARY 7.TH AT THE KREITZER FUNERAL HOME.   ACCORDING TO HER OBITUARY, DICKEY’S FAMILY SUGGESTS MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS BE MADE TO THE DONORS’ CHOICE.

(TROY)   THE TROY FOUNDATION IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2016 SCHOLARSHIP SEASON.   MORE THAN $300,000 IS AVAILABLE FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN MIAMI COUNTY AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES.  THE FOUNDATION SAYS THE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROSITY OF INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, ORGANIZATIONS AND BUSINESSES THAT BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF CONTINUED EDUCATION.   EACH SCHOLARSHIP IS UNIQUE AND HAS SPECIFIC CRITERIA SET UP BY EACH OF THE DONORS WHEN THE FUND WAS ESTABLISHED.   FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THETROYFOUNDATION.ORG .