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Man’s threats prompt SWAT response in Oxford

Man’s threats prompt SWAT response in Oxford

  • Updated: 5:27 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

UPDATE @ 5 p.m.:A Butler County man is in the Butler County Jail on domestic violence charges after the SWAT team responded to his home this morning.

Rapid Fired Pizza now headed south and west with latest restaurant

Rapid Fired Pizza now headed south and west with latest restaurant

  • 11:34 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Rapid Fired Pizza is expanding its footprint with the chain’s first Butler County location.The Kettering-based chain — which opened its first restaurant less than a year ago — has signed a lease to open at 7 W.

Some Butler communities reviewing solicitor rules

Some Butler communities reviewing solicitor rules

  • 8:00 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Other Butler County communities are taking another look at local laws after Liberty Twp., facing a federal lawsuit, extended the hours solicitors are allowed to come knocking on residents’ doors.

Focus of Kramer project turns to indoors

Focus of Kramer project turns to indoors

  • Updated: 10:53 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Completion of the new Kramer Elementary building must be getting near when the discussion turns from enclosing the courtyard area, installing doors and painting to purchasing classroom furniture.

Fairfield blood drives help replenish a draining summer

Fairfield blood drives help replenish a draining summer

  • 6:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Summers generally place pressure on the blood supply, which is why officials with the Community Blood Center are typically happy when school resumes.

Big blue baby sculpture leaving Hamilton

Big blue baby sculpture leaving Hamilton

  • Updated: 9:11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

The “Hatched Baby” exhibit — better know by many in Hamilton as the big blue baby — is on its way out of town.

Hamilton business owners, Oxford couple help Louisiana flood victims

Hamilton business owners, Oxford couple help Louisiana flood victims

  • 5:18 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Two local businesses and an Oxford couple have stepped up to help people in Louisiana last week that were affected by flooding that has left more than 60,000 people homeless.

Nearly 4,000 first-year students arrive at Miami University

Nearly 4,000 first-year students arrive at Miami University

  • Updated: 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

More than 3,800 first-year students arrived Thursday at Miami University’s main Oxford campus, a class that officials describe as one of the most impressive and diverse freshmen classes ever.

Oxford police seek suspect in armed robbery

Oxford police seek suspect in armed robbery

  • Updated: 4:47 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

UPDATE, 4:30 p.m. Oxford police are asking for help identifying a suspect who robbed the First American Loans, 5146 College Corner Pike, today.

Trip gives Talawanda leaders global education perspective

Trip gives Talawanda leaders global education perspective

  • 12:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Cultural differences played a big role in the view of education two Talawanda District leaders saw on a June visit to Finland and the Netherlands as part of a tour with school leaders from across the United States.

Tragedy strikes again for Butler County restaurant owners

Tragedy strikes again for Butler County restaurant owners

  • Updated: 9:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

UPDATE, Aug. 24:The man who died from injuries after his SUV collided with a train in West Chester Twp.

Butler County poll workers needed for September, November elections

Butler County poll workers needed for September, November elections

  • 5:18 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

A mix of poll workers young and old on Election Day is crucial to the success of any election, local officials said.

New director has big plans for Miami museum

New director has big plans for Miami museum

  • 12:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

A visit to Oxford convinced Steve and Amy Sullivan it was the right place for them and they gave up living in Chicago for the pace of small-town life.

Residents gather for 100-year celebration of Somerville School

Residents gather for 100-year celebration of Somerville School

  • 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

Somerville School no longer stands on the hill in this community, but residents recently gathered in the Collinsville Community Center for a celebration marking the centennial of the school, renewing acquaintances, remembering events and catching up.

39 people indicted in Butler, Warren counties

39 people indicted in Butler, Warren counties

  • 12:00 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior.

Items discarded by Miami students help Butler County agencies

Items discarded by Miami students help Butler County agencies

  • 10:39 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

With a new Miami University academic year drawing nearer, City Council got a look at a successful ShareFest collection that marked the close of the last one.

Middletown city manager getting $25,000 raise

Middletown city manager getting $25,000 raise

  • Updated: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Middletown City Council is expected to significantly raise the city manager’s salary at its meeting Tuesday.

25 appliances reported stolen from Oxford apartments

25 appliances reported stolen from Oxford apartments

  • 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

The property manager at Oxford West apartments told police 25 stoves and refrigerators had been taken from an area of the parking lot overnight.

Miami graduate new editor of ‘The Scroll’

  • 3:31 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

A local woman has been named the new editor of Phi Delta Theta’s magazine, “The Scroll.”Kelly Derickson, a 1985 Miami University graduate, replaces outgoing editor Rob Pasquinucci.

Butler communities put up fight to keep own 911 dispatch centers

Butler communities put up fight to keep own 911 dispatch centers

  • Updated: 7:54 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

Butler County’s emergency 911 committee must close one more dispatch center in about 1½ years or risk losing more than $700,000 in funding for the county.

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