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Fairfield Twp. to install new road signs for safety

  • 5:47 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2015

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 results

  • 1:57 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2015

*Denotes State Fair WinnerFCS Judging Results - July 22406 – Clothes for High School & CollegeSeniors*First: Olivia Wolke, Fairfield Busy BunchSecond: Elizabeth Greenwood, Community Helpers407 – Accessories for TeensJuniorsFirst: Corrie Wilder, Woodsdale 4-Leaf CloversSecond: Wanda Lanthorne, Wayne Town & Country407 – Accessories for TeensSeniorsFirst: Zoe Morris, Community Helpers408 – Creative ...

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.

Ride the bus to Liberty Center Career Fair

Ride the bus to Liberty Center Career Fair

  • 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2015

The Butler County Regional Transit Authority is offering a special, one-day route on Tuesday for job seekers attending the Liberty Center Career Fair, said Chief Operating Officer Matt Dutkevicz.

Relentless rain puts damper on outdoor work, play

Tens of thousands of baseball fans breathed sighs of relief when heavy storms fell at the most opportune times during All-Star Game festivities last week.

Plans for Oxford movie theater include banquet hall, apartments

  • 10:00 a.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Princess, Oxford’s movie theater, may wake up from its long slumber next year now that the city has approved the latest stage of the rebuilding project.

5 things to know about The Christ Hospital

5 things to know about The Christ Hospital

  • 7:00 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Christ Hospital Health Network is going to expand services in a big way in Butler County, with plans to build a new medical center in Liberty Twp.

Discussion continues locally on same-sex marriage

Discussion continues locally on same-sex marriage

As acceptance of same-sex marriage as the law of the land remains high, the discussion continues.The Oxford area PFLAG, a group of advocates of LGBTQ people and issues, held an open form discussion recently about the United States Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage.

Construction of $500M power plant in Middletown weeks away

Construction of $500M power plant in Middletown weeks away

  • 4:50 p.m. Friday, July 17, 2015

Construction on a more than $500 million natural gas-fired power plant in the city could be only weeks away, according to the project’s developer NTE Energy.

Republican approval of Supreme Court hits record low

It’s probably not surprising that after two historic and highly controversial United States Supreme Court decisions made last month, the high court’s approval rating among Republicans is pretty anemic.

Graeter’s Ice Cream in “growth mode”

Graeter’s Ice Cream in “growth mode”

On the heels of a new store opening in Oxford and the announcement that Graeter’s Ice Cream plans to join the Liberty Center lineup, Graeter’s chief of retail operations told this news outlet about the Cincinnati company’s plans for slow-churned growth.

Foreign students learning how American democracy works

Foreign students learning how American democracy works

The current state of American democracy is something Egyptian student Mahmoud Harb believes can eventually work in his home country — but just not yet.

Crews restore power after another round of storms

Crews restore power after another round of storms

UPDATE @ 7:30 a.m.: Power is being restored across the region after large-scale outages from storms that moved through Tuesday.

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