Middletown News

75 items
Results 21 - 40 of 75< previousnext >
Cedric Davis, 31, of Middletown, recently posed for pictures in the Middletown City Jail. The photos, which captured his years in the jail, were shot by his good friend Rodney Hunter, owner of Visions by Rodney.

McCrabb: It’s good to be a free man

For the first time in his life, when Cedric Davis stepped into the Middletown City Jail, and the cell door closed, he was a free man.Davis, 31, of Middletown, was in jail last week, posing for his good friend and photographer, Rodney Hunter. The owner of Visions by Rodney, Hunter ...

Bye-Bye Blighted Buildings

Bye-Bye Blighted Buildings

Middletown, Hamilton Tearing Some Down

Golfers play a round of golf Thursday, Sept. 22 at Weatherwax Golf Course in Madison Township. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Golfers planning final rounds at Weatherwax

Local golfer Don Hartness described Weatherwax Golf Course as “more than 450 acres of heaven.”Over the past 44 years, thousands of golfers from throughout the region and beyond have enjoyed playing golf on the 36-hole golf course in Madison Twp. that is slated to close at the end of this ...

Golfers play a round of golf Thursday, Sept. 22 at Weatherwax Golf Course in Madison Township. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Golfers planning final rounds at Weatherwax

Local golfer Don Hartness described Weatherwax Golf Course as “more than 450 acres of heaven.” Over the past 44 years, thousands of golfers from throughout the region and beyond have enjoyed playing golf on the 36-hole golf course in Madison Twp. that is slated to close at the end of ...

Strategic plan ‘outrageously important’ for Middletown organizations

When it comes to making a community a success, it helps for its organizations to be on the same page. That’s why area leaders say it’s critical to Middletown’s future that five groups work at the same time on various stages of a strategic plan not only for their organization, ...

West Central Wine Middletown

West Central Wine Middletown

Monica Nenni and Melissa Kutzera are opening West Central Wine on Central Ave in downtown Middletown in early October.

Downtown Middletown strategic plan

Downtown Middletown strategic plan

Mallory Greenham of Downtown Middletown Inc talks about the city's strategic plan for the future

.

53 people indicted in Butler, Warren counties

Grand juries, which meet in secret, review criminal charges brought by police and prosecutors and investigate possible criminal behavior. The proceedings are usually one-sided, the accused is not present and witnesses are not cross-examined.A grand jury may issue an indictment if it finds probable cause that a crime was committed ...

Police believe Middletown mother was killed in home’s basement

Middletown police have searched a residence on Woodlawn Avenue multiple times for evidence that Lindsay Bogan died in the basement of the home, this news outlet has learned through newly released documents related to the case. “We believe she was killed in the basement of 1504 Woodlawn Avenue and was ...

New wine bar to open in downtown Middletown

Two area women are pouring their hearts into a new wine bar set to open in downtown Middletown early next month West Central Wine is nearing completion of renovations at a 1,500-square-foot storefront at 1120 Central Ave., which will open Oct. 7 during downtown’s First Friday activities and employ between ...

Bonds set in murder for hire case in Middletown

Bonds set in murder for hire case in Middletown

Bond set at $750,000 for woman

O’Charley’s in Middletown, shown after a 2014 renovation (Staff File Photo)

Smoldering mulch led O’Charley’s in Middletown to evacuate

UPDATE @ 8:10 p.m.Smoldering mulch led smoke to permeate O’Charley’s, which led the restaurant to evacuate while Middletown firefighters checked the building.Capt. David Hoerst of the Middletown Division of Fire said there was no fire inside the restaurant, 3446 Village Drive. Mulch outside the building was smoldering, which Hoerst said ...

The Middletown Middies football players line up for drills during practice Tuesday, Sept 20, at Barnitz Stadium in Middletown. Lance Engleka, Middletown High School football coach, says the safety and well-being of his players is top priority.

Coaches, programs adjust as concussion diagnoses spike

At a time when athletes are bigger, stronger and faster than decades ago, precautions are being implemented to reduce the risks of concussions. Concussion diagnoses in children and young adults under age 22 rose 500 percent from 2010 to 2014, according to a new study published by FAIR Health, a ...

Officials: $400K Middletown house fire had multiple points of origin

UPDATE, Sept. 21:Middletown fire investigators said there were multiple points of origin of the fire from the outside of the residence, according to a search warrant obtained by the Journal-News.In his 911 call, the homeowner said that “everyone” was out of the house and at the end of the call ...

Roger Reynolds is the Butler County Auditor

Butler County school districts receive six-figure refunds

Several Butler County school districts have received six-figure refunds from the Butler County Auditor’s Office.Districts that received the refunds include:Lakota Local Schools: $462,480Fairfield City Schools: $229,570Middletown City Schools: $129,466Hamilton City Schools: $118,232A total of $2 million was recently returned by the Butler County Auditor’s Office to all taxing jurisdictions in ...

Middletown police chief ‘sick, tired’ of officer-involved shootings

After watching several videos of the country’s latest fatal, police-involved shooting, Middletown Police Chief Rodney Muterspaw, a 26-year veteran of the department, said he couldn’t remain silent. So in addition to sharing his views on social media, including telling bad police officers to turn in their badges, the incident will ...

Middletown parents charged with child endangering

Middletown parents charged with child endangering

Selfie about parents charged with child endangering

Middletown parents charged with child endangering

Middletown parents charged with child endangering

Selfie about parents charged with child endangering

911 call from Middletown house fire

911 call from Middletown house fire

911 call from Middletown house fire

Middletown is looking to create incentives to give builders less expensive ways to build homes, including waiving sewer tap-in fees and other costs, with the hope that builders will build more higher-end homes in the city. This house in the 4500 block of Miller Road in Middletown is an example of the kind of home city officials would like to see built more in the city.

Middletown test program waives fees for higher-end homes

When city residents want to move up to bigger, nicer houses, they often must leave Middletown to find what they want, City Manager Doug Adkins recently told the city council.Hoping to give people the option of finding homes they want inside city limits, officials plan to waive five new home ...

75 items
Results 21 - 40 of 75< previousnext >
 
 

Hot topics