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Tom Toman speaks to students in the exercise science laboratory at the new Butler Tech Bioscience high school now open off of Cincinnati Dayton Road in West Chester Twp. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Local career schools improve on state report card

Two local career technology centers received straight As on their latest state report card released this month, part of a regional and statewide trend.Butler Technology and Career Development Schools and Warren County Career Center were among seven of the 12 area schools to receive straight As on their report card. ...

Joey Brumfield, RN, shows one of the two trauma bays inside Atrium Health Center Mason during an April tour. Premier Health has approximately 600 job openings. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Want a job in health care? Apply at one of these upcoming job fairs

Hundreds of jobs are available at hospital and doctor networks in the region, including clinical and non-clinical positions, and a series of upcoming job fairs are being held to fill openings.The next job fair is tomorrow in Dayton. Premier Health, the nonprofit operating Atrium Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, Miami ...

Butler County United Way increases goal to $2 million

One year after falling $300,000 short of its $1.9 million campaign goal, the Butler County United Way announced it has increased its goal to $2 million this year.Campaign chairman Lee Geiger, an attorney with Graydon Head legal counsel, admitted the goal is lofty, but obtainable.“It’s not about being what’s easy,” ...

WCCC lockdown lifted after no weapon found

The Warren County Career Center was on lockdown this morning after a caller reported there might be a weapon at the school.School officials issued a lockdown immediately and contacted local law enforcement. Parents were notified through the school’s all-call system, according to school officials.The lockdown ended at approximately 10:15 a.m. ...

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Teen slain in Cincy is a former Lebanon student

To his family and childhood friends in Lebanon, Dondre Callionn Pacak was a free spirit and a good kid who loved music and basketball.Pacak, 18, was gunned down Wednesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati, shot twice in the back, our news partner WCPO-TV.A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday ...

OhioMeansJobs-Butler County saw high turnout Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, for a job fair held to fill production openings at AK Steel plant Middletown Works. CONTRIBUTED

Second AK Steel job fair today in Warren County

The Butler County steelmaker is holding a pair of job fairs this week in partnership with OhioMeansJobs in Butler and Warren counties to fill production job openings.Job seekers who missed Tuesday’s job fair at the Butler County job center have another chance to apply today at the Warren County job ...

Lebanon City School District’s construction and renovation projects are under way with two new additions that opened for the 2015-2016 school year. Shown is the new 14,000-square-foot Bowman Primary School addition and playground. CONTRIBUTED

2 new additions open for Lebanon City Schools

LEBANON — Lebanon’s youngest and oldest students enjoyed more space as they returned to school this August.Additions at Bowman Primary School and Lebanon High School were completed in time for the start of the 2015-2016 school year. LHS gained seven classrooms with an additional 10,000 square feet. Bowman grew by ...

Vernon “Chip” DeMois was sentenced Tuesday morning after a plea agreement where he pleaded no contest to violating the securities section of the Ohio Revised Code, a third-degree felony, in exchange for testifying against former state lawmaker Pete Beck. DeMois was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to pay $22,000 in restitution.

2 who testified in Pete Beck trial sentenced

Nearly a week after former state representative Pete Beck began a four-year prison term, two of the dozens of people that testified against him at trial were sentenced.Vernon “Chip” DeMois, 58, and John Fussner, 57, were each sentenced Tuesday morning to three years community control by Hamilton County Common Pleas ...

Auto supplier ADVICS Manufacturing Ohio Inc. is planning yet another expansion. Employees are pictured in the electronic stability control plant Friday, Jan. 17., 2014. NICK DAGGY / STAFF

Warren County auto parts plant plans $6.4M expansion

ADVICS Manufacturing Ohio is planning a $6.4 million, 144,00-square-foot expansion at its plant in Lebanon.The growth is in addition to the plans it revealed in 2014 for a $100 million expansion to it auto parts plant that is expected to create 100 new jobs by the end of 2015.The company’s ...

More than 2,000 people in Butler and Warren counties are needed to work the polls during November’s general election.

Poll workers needed in Butler, Warren counties

More than 2,000 people in Butler and Warren counties are needed to work the polls during November’s general election.To help recruit precinct election officials, commonly referred to as poll workers, churches and nonprofits are encouraging their supporters to make “Work a Day, Share Your Pay” pledges.The Butler County United Way ...

Fourteen investors of Christopher Technologies are suing former state lawmaker Pete Beck in a civil case.(MICHAEL D. PITMAN / STAFF)

Attorney withdraws from representing Pete Beck in civil case

One of the attorneys representing Pete Beck in his civil case has dropped the former Warren County politician as a client.Konrad Kircher was granted a motion last month to withdraw as co-counsel for Beck in his civil case where 14 investors of Christopher Technologies are suing the former state lawmaker ...

Church member sees teens flee after fire

Firefighters were called tonight to a massive fire at a Warren County church property.The fire reported just before 6:30 p.m. destroyed a storage building next to the Sure Foundation Church, 10033 Old State Route 73.Church members said they were having a service when someone came in and told them about ...

The weekly attendance record of 199,217 was set at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament from Aug. 15 to Aug. 23.

Fans made the 2015 W&S Open one for the record books

The 2015 Western & Southern Open will be one for the record books. Besides Roger Federer’s unprecedented seventh men’s singles championship (and second back-to-back titles), the tournament at the Lindner Family Tennis Center set a several attendance records. Out of the 16 sessions, 14 were sold out, which led to ...

Former Warren County lawmaker Pete Beck, second from right, with his attorneys, was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday by Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge John Andrew West. The sentence comes two months after Beck was found guilty on 13 0f 38 charges related to his involvement in Christopher Technologies, a failed start-up tech firm.

Beck’s appeal could take as long as 1 year as he sits in prison

Pete Beck could be in a prison cell for at least a year before an appeal of a four-year sentence and conviction on 13 felony counts could be heard.Trial attorney Ralph Kohnen said his client will be filing a notice of appeal of Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge John ...

Hurricane Danny has weakened to category 1

Hurricane Danny strengthened into a category 3 hurricane Friday evening, but it weakened quickly into a category 1 by this morning. While this storm continues to push into an environment that is not favorable for growth, the storm is expected to weaken. The latest forecast track from the National Hurricane ...

Sara Arseneau is charged with 13 counts of felony theft for allegedly issuing herself 13 extra payroll checks from 2012 to 2015, each for approximately $1,500, according to Lebanon Municipal Court records. Arseneau’s case was bound over to a Warren County grand jury Aug. 13. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Lebanon chamber names new director in wake of theft scandal

The Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced that long-time Lebanon resident, educator and community leader Jack Collopy has been named interim director.Former chamber executive director Sara Arseneau resigned June 30 without explanation, but it was later learned she has been charged for felony theft for allegedly writing herself ...

Kori Drury from Liberty Township fills out an application during the Liberty Center Career Fair Tuesday, July 21 at Lakota Freshman School in Liberty Township. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Prepare for Liberty Center and other jobs fairs with free workshops

Job seekers needing to brush up their resume or interview skills can practice before the upcoming Liberty Center Career Fair thanks to a series of free workshops to be held at OhioMeansJobs-Butler County. A second career fair for retail and restaurant tenants of the approximately $350 million Liberty Center complex ...

Former Warren County lawmaker Pete Beck is led from the courtroom in handcuffs on Thursday after being sentenced to four years in prison by Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge John Andrew West. The sentence comes two months after Beck was found guilty on 13 0f 38 charges related to his involvement in Christopher Technologies, a failed start-up tech firm.

Pete Beck sentenced to 4 years in prison

Pete Beck showed no signs of emotion as he was led out of a Hamilton County courtroom with his wrists cuffed behind his back to start a four-year sentence Thursday, two months after being found guilty of 13 felony counts. The former Marine and Warren County politician was sentenced two ...

Pete Beck is set to be sentenced on Thursday after being found guilty two months earlier for his roll in Christopher Technologies. Pictured, Beck, 62, listens to testimony to a witness on April 30 during his criminal trial in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court in downtown Cincinnati.

Pete Beck, facing 50 years in prison, to be sentenced today

Eight years in prison is what prosecutors with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will ask a Hamilton County judge to sentence a former Warren County politician found guilty of 13 felony counts, including theft, perjury and securities-related charges. Former state lawmaker Pete Beck is set to be sentenced Thursday morning, ...

Executive Chef Michelle Brown of Jag’s Steak & Seafood in West Chester Twp. performs a cooking demonstration on Tuesday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center during the Western & Southern Open in Mason.

Local chefs host cooking shows at Mason tennis tournament

In addition to the world-class tennis, the hundreds of food vendors, the autograph sessions and everything else at the Western & Southern Open, you can also learn a recipe or two from some of the region’s best chefs.“I think it’s a great diversion from the tennis,” said Brian Conrad, who ...

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