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Easements sought for road project

  • 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 30, 2015

To prepare for the planned widening of a 2-mile stretch of Oxford State Road, the city is working to acquire the necessary right-of-way easements needed from various properties along the route.

Miami enrollment fueling growth of student housing in Oxford

As Miami University’s enrollment has continued to increase, so has occupancy in off-campus rental housing.

Talawanda OKs redistricting plan

  • 12:00 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015

Construction is expected to start on a new Kramer Elementary building this summer, but the Talawanda district has taken steps to try to keep enrollment numbers more equitable between that new building the two existing elementaries.

Police: 4 pounds of pot mailed to Oxford man

Police: 4 pounds of pot mailed to Oxford man

  • 5:19 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

Four pounds of pot seized Thursday afternoon was mailed to an Oxford house from Colorado, police said.

POLICE REPORTS: Green Beer Day edition

POLICE REPORTS: Green Beer Day edition

  • 9:25 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

Green Beer Day problems were fewer than most years for police March 19 but the day was not event-free.

Vacancy rates dip at neighborhood shopping centers

Vacancy rates dip at neighborhood shopping centers

Neighborhood shopping centers that partially emptied out during the Great Recession are starting to refill with new businesses, a trend industry experts say indicates renewed health and restored confidence in the economy.

Airport study about to take off

  • 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015

Butler County officials have moved past the talking stage on airport collaboration by hiring a consultant to study ways to maximize each airport, possibly share resources and market the region as an aviation hub.

FFA members recognized for their accomplishments

  • 12:00 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015

Talawanda FFA continues its long-running success story with awards and honors and celebrated more of the same March 21 at its 58th annual Parent/Member Banquet.

Children Services non-union worker raises in offing

One week after another failed attempt at hammering out a new social worker contract, the Butler County commissioners are poised to give non-union employees at the agency previously withheld performance pay raises.

Former McCullough-Hyde patient pays it forward

Former McCullough-Hyde patient pays it forward

  • Updated: 10:19 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015

At her home in Fairport, N.Y., a 20-minute drive south of Lake Ontario, Marne Kinney Parmelee chips away at the ice covering her driveway.

Man killed in Preble County motorcycle crash

Man killed in Preble County motorcycle crash

  • Updated: 6:03 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015

A Butler County man was killed in a motorcycle crash south of Camden Sunday evening. Crews responded to the area of U.

Local officials using private emails for public business

Local officials using private emails for public business

Few area governments dictate how public employees should use private emails for work business, leaving many public workers to decide for themselves if they send emails on their work or personal accounts.

U.S. 27 construction may create delays near high school

U.S. 27 construction may create delays near high school

  • 1:18 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2015

Ongoing construction in Oxford could create delays Monday.As part of the U.S. 27 reconstruction project, the traffic control signal located at the intersection of U.

Middletown expects influx of tax revenue from power plant construction

Middletown expects influx of tax revenue from power plant construction

The city of Middletown expects to get a one-time boost of approximately $420,000 in income tax revenues over a three-year period from the construction of a new natural-gas fired power plant here, according to a city staff report.

Oxford wants safety fixes at new elementary building

  • 3:40 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015

City Council has given Talawanda Local Schools the go-ahead to build the new Kramer Elementary building, but has insisted on some environmental and safety fixes to the project.

Relatively few arrests so far at Green Beer Day

  • 1:10 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015

Green Beer Day, now under way in Oxford, has so far resulted in only a handful of arrests and citations, police said.

Construction progresses on Cincy Children’s Liberty Twp. expansions

  • 6:00 a.m. Thursday, March 19, 2015

As construction enters the final stretch for a new inpatient floor at Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Campus, patients, families and visitors will notice some changes.

Most dangerous intersections not always most deadly

Most dangerous intersections not always most deadly

More than 90 people have died and more than 1,000 were seriously injured in Butler County traffic accidents in the past four years.

MUM event focuses on criminal justice

  • 3:02 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

High school and college students interested in careers in the criminal justice field had an opportunity to get a glimpse of that career area and talk with professionals about those opportunities.

Talawanda school board OKs superintendent’s retire/rehire

Talawanda school board OKs superintendent’s retire/rehire

Talawanda Board of Education members voted Monday night to grant the retire/rehire request of Superintendent Kelly Spivey, saying they wanted to keep continuity in the district.

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