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Fair attendance heats up as temperatures drop

Fair attendance heats up as temperatures drop

The 165th Butler County Fair lived up to expectations, and in some cases exceeded them, according to some on the last day of the fair.

Cincy Children’s suburban expansions give families ‘peace of mind’

Cincy Children’s suburban expansions give families ‘peace of mind’

Before Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center opened in 2008 a pediatric hospital in Butler County at its Liberty Campus, families were forced to make compromises for their child’s health care needs, said one local pediatrician.

City to allow bike lanes and parking

  • 2:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

City leaders have reached a compromise with bicycle riders to extend bike lanes on Spring Street, and also with the owner of Ace Hardware to ensure that the bike lanes didn’t interfere with parking for customers of the business.

Honorees say Everest Award reflect teams

Honorees say Everest Award reflect teams

  • 7:25 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015

The honorees for the fourth annual Everest Awards sought to turn the spotlight from themselves and shine it on others.

Pie, quilt auctions raise funds for Butler County Fairgrounds

Pie, quilt auctions raise funds for Butler County Fairgrounds

  • 3:33 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015

The Butler County Cake/Pie and Quilt auction put on by the Oxford Piecemakers Guild was a success, according to the group.

No changes planned for policing area campuses

No changes planned for policing area campuses

  • Updated: 12:36 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015

Area universities have no plans to change how they police their campuses as the University of Cincinnati looks to scale back its role and Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters argues campus cops should turn in their badges.

Which area police agencies use body cameras?

Which area police agencies use body cameras?

Now that the stunning body camera video of a University of Cincinnati cop shooting an unarmed motorist has been released, will other police departments across the state be more willing to outfit their officers with body cameras?

DNA key to cold case wrap up

DNA key to cold case wrap up

  • 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cold case investigators hope DNA evidence processed with new technology will help solve the murder of Hamilton teen Kelly Camargo, whose remains were found in Preble County in September 1993.

Hundreds of outages reported after heavy rains

Hundreds of outages reported after heavy rains

  • 4:31 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Scattered power outages were being reported after heavy rains passed through the region Wednesday afternoon.

Trespassing call at Walmart leads to burglary, safe-cracking charges

  • 4:22 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A trespassing call to the Oxford Walmart earlier this month led to the arrest of two people for various crimes including burglary, according to Oxford police.

Butler County Fair results

Butler County Fair results

*Denotes State Fair Winner501 – Rockets Away - Bottle RocketsJuniors*First: Samuel Spears, St. Clair SpecialtiesSecond: Hunter Bartels, Horsemasters & MoreThird: MJ Habig, Mystical MakersFourth: Edward McNamara, Milford Mini FarmersFifth: Destiny Lowe, Milford Mini FarmersSixth: Elijah Lowe, Milford Mini Farmers501 – Rockets Away - Bottle RocketsSeniorsFirst: Jessica Townsend, St.

Fairfield Twp. to install new road signs for safety

Fairfield Twp. to install new road signs for safety

Fairfield Twp. residents and travelers will soon notice new road signs along 25 different streets, thanks to a $11,920 grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Owning a home ‘a dream come true’ for Oxford family

Owning a home ‘a dream come true’ for Oxford family

Kim Weber said her mother always encouraged her to apply to become a Habitat for Humanity homeowner and move her three children out of the trailer park.

Butler County Fair offers something for everyone

Butler County Fair offers something for everyone

The first day of the 2015 Butler County Fair had something for everyone from cake judging and animal showings to a fashion show and the judging of royalty.

Miami to pay private firm $150K to track down next president

Miami to pay private firm $150K to track down next president

Miami University will likely pay a private consulting firm at least $150,000 to find the school’s next president.

Mounted Patrol involves more than ‘just horsing around’

This year marks the 56th year for the Butler County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Patrol, and Joe Williams has been on horseback for 51 of those years.

Oxford police chief gets raise courtesy of Obamacare

Oxford police chief gets raise courtesy of Obamacare

Police Chief Robert Holzworth will receive a raise of more than $1,000 a month, not as part of any regularly scheduled increase, but because of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Miami U preps for $23M addition to student center

Miami U preps for $23M addition to student center

Leaders hope to break ground on a $23 million addition to Miami University’s student center by the start of next year.

Paralyzed Oxford police officer finds strength in community

Paralyzed Oxford police officer finds strength in community

For 29 years, Sgt. Pete Reising risked his body and his life daily protecting and patrolling the streets of Oxford.

5 things to know about Tuesday’s Liberty Center Career Fair

5 things to know about Tuesday’s Liberty Center Career Fair

Job seekers will have their first chance Tuesday to meet face-to-face with some Liberty Center tenants, and vie for hundreds of retail, customer service and hospitality job openings.

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