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The Ore-Dough Donut will be available May 1 and May 3-7 at Milton’s Donuts in Middletown.

9 new flavors coming to Butler County’s Donut Trail

Stops on the Butler County Donut Trail are unveiling nine new sweet creations for a limited time.Each locally-owned shop featured on the Donut Trail will be selling a limited number of unique doughnut creations from May 1-7 as part of National Travel & Tourism Week, according to the Butler County ...

A prescription drop off box is available for use inside the Hamilton Police Department building at 331 S. Front St.

Get rid of your old pills on Drug Tack-Back Day

Local law enforcement agencies are participating in an event to give residents the chance to prevent drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, and area police departments will be collecting unwanted prescription drugs in ...

Arson posters were stapled to the home on Pater Avenue where Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman was killed when he fell through the floor while battle a fire there last Monday. The fire has been ruled an arson and is a homicide investigation.

Hamilton firefighter’s widow helps to organize fundraiser in his honor

In the months since her husband was killed in the line of duty, Bre Wolterman has learned what it means to be a fire wife, she said.The support system that has surrounder her since her husband, Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman, 28, was killed Dec. 28 2015, in the line of ...

Fire hydrant testing in Fairfield Twp. is set to start on May 2 and could take up to eight weeks to complete. FILE ART

Hydrant testing in Fairfield Twp. could last 8 weeks

Fairfield Twp. Fire Department’s annual fire hydrant testing is set to begin on Monday and will continue until it is completed. That could take as long as eight weeks.Testing will insure fire hydrants are properly operating if they are needed to be used in the event of a fire in ...

Community health worker LaToiua Foster asks a question during a discussion earlier this year with local officials, church leaders and health care personnel.

Area doctor’s research encouraging news in infant mortality fight

An area physician was one of several doctors around the country who participated in a research project that may help reduce infant mortality rates in Ohio.The report comes as encouraging news to groups in Butler County who are seeking ways to combat the problem. In 2014, Ohio was the worst ...

There are 180 peoples ages 16-24 in Butler County who fit the state’s criteria and must be placed on a case management plan by this summer.

Butler County will hire 3 for state’s poverty-to-prosperity program

Nearly 200 Butler County residents ages 16-24 will receive individual case management plans this summer as part of implementing the governor’s blueprint for moving Ohioans out of poverty.Butler County Job & Family Services will hire three new social workers in order to staff the program and to meet the state’s ...

Little Miami High School senior Maggie Tullis was selected as the county winner of the Franklin B. Walter Award presented by the Warren County Educational Service Center. She is shown with LMHS teacher Randy Gray, who also was honored. CONTRIBUTED

​Little Miami senior wins countywide honor

A high-achieving Little Miami High School senior got a pleasant surprise recently when she received not one but two awards for her outstanding academic performance.Maggie Tullis was selected as the winner of the Franklin B. Walter Award, a new award presented by the Warren County Educational Service Center.The WCESC launched ...

Mindy Farmer, is an English and theater teacher at the Lakota East Freshman Campus. She is shown with Ali Neumeier (right) and AJ Hanmer (left). CONTRIBUTED

Mindy Farmer, teacher, Lakota East Freshman Campus

Dayton native Mindy Farmer joined the Lakota Local School District two years ago.The Lakota East Freshman Campus English and theater teacher strives to teach her students life lessons that extend beyond the curriculum.“I believe that teaching life skills and social skills are just as valuable as common core and educational ...

Forty-seven Kings students along with several Kings High School staff and parents volunteered with Back2Back Ministries, an international Christian nonprofit organization founded by Kings parents Beth and Todd Guckenberger, in Monterrey, Mexico. CONTRIBUTED

Beth Guckenberger, Back2Back Ministries

Nearly 50 Kings Local School District students recently traveled to Monterrey, Mexico, to make a difference in the lives or orphans.Forty-seven students along with several Kings High School staff and parents volunteered with Back2Back Ministries, an international Christian nonprofit organization founded by Kings parents Beth and Todd Guckenberger.The couple and ...

The Pike County Sheriff’s Office sent this picture to the Butler County Sheriff’s Office today, showing that they’re making good use of the Mobile Incident Command Post sent by Sheriff Richard Jones earlier this week. SUBMITTED

Butler County deputies used to secure crime scenes in Pike County

UPDATE @11:50 A.M. April 27:Six additional Butler County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to Pike County on Tuesday to work a night shift, according to Chief Deputy Anthony Dwyer, who also flew to the scene Monday in the department’s helicopter.The deputies are being used to secure crime scenes in that county, ...

Corey Pickett with GrassCor lawn care cuts grass in front of the Hamilton Meadows shopping center Monday in Hamilton. The tree pollen season lasts through the middle of May, then grass pollen season takes root for the next six to 12 weeks, followed by the weed season, according to a local doctor. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

‘Beautiful’ days create ugly times for allergy sufferers

Allergy sufferers may be feeling worse now even though pollen counts in the region are significantly lower than they were last month, said a local allergy specialist.Dr. Masood Ahmad said the phenomenon is called “priming,” which means allergy sufferers have the allergic reaction, then the same amount of pollen later ...

Center to offer slew of services to help people kick drug addiction

With the heroin epidemic raging across the region, Dr. Quinton Moss and his Christian-based Genesis Center of Excellence have a vision to provide a wide variety of services to help people battle drug addictions out of Hamilton’s former Roosevelt Junior High School. State Rep. Wes Retherford, R-Hamilton, and other local ...

Firehouse Subs is set to open on Monday, April 25, a new Butler County location in Fairfield Twp. FILE PHOTO

Firehouse Subs opens Monday in Fairfield Twp.

A new Firehouse Subs, which specializes in hot subs, is set to open a new location in the Indian Springs Shopping Center near Walmart. The restaurant, which also serves salads, chili and other sandwiches in an atmosphere that features firehouse décor, opens Monday and takes over the location that was ...

Former Butler County Veterans board member Bob Perry has been named grand marshal for the West Chester Memorial Day parade. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

West Chester VFW picks Memorial Day parade grand marshal

The grand marshal of the West Chester Twp. VFW Memorial Day parade is a familiar face in veterans circles — former veterans board commissioner Bob Perry.Perry, a retired Marine, served 10 years on the Veterans Service Commission, until he was replaced by Dave Smith, a fellow member of VFW Post ...

Bass Pro Shops has partnered with Goldman Sachs’ private equity arm to make an offer for Cabela’s, according to Reuters.

Bass Pro Shops in bid to buy Cabela’s

Bass Pro Shops has partnered with Goldman Sachs’ private equity arm to make an offer for Cabela’s, according to Reuters.The move would give Bass Pro the equity financing necessary to pursue Cabela’s and makes such a deal more likely, given the potential cost savings and synergies a combination of the ...

Fairfield Rotary’s annual auction set for May 6

The annual Fairfield Rotary auction isn’t just a fun time for those trying to win bids on unique items. The event also is a night that will support the greater community for the entire year.The service club provides Christmas meals and gifts to a few dozen families every year in ...

Monroe to consider parks and recreation plan

Establishing a true parks and recreation department, implementing programs and building one of the missing links on the regional bike trail were key components of Monroe’s new Parks and Recreation master plan.The plan completed by Brandstetter Carroll Inc. was recently presented to Monroe City Council and included a number of ...

Fairfield police Officer John Cresap works out his partner, K9 Officer Canaan, before their shift Monday afternoon. Cresap and Canaan are one of two of K9 units on the city’s police department.

Fairfield plans to add third police dog unit

It may not be until October, but the Fairfield Police Department is laying the groundwork to add a third police dog unit to its force.Police Chief Mike Dickey said the third team is needed as a flex, or power, shift because of the growing demand for the unit and officers ...

Former Fairfield Mayor Ron D’Epifanio and former Vice Mayor and Fourth Ward Councilman Terry Senger have announced they will seek the at-large seats on Fairfield City Council when the seats open up for election in November 2017.

D’Epifanio, Senger planning return to Fairfield City Council

It’s only been a few months since the Fairfield City Council ward council members took their oaths of office, but two former council members are already looking forward to 2017’s election.Former Fairfield Mayor Ron D’Epifanio, 74, and former Fairfield Vice Mayor and Fourth Ward Councilman Terry Senger, 58, have announced ...

Butler County received an F, the lowest grade, in the number of days with unsafe ozone levels in the 2016 State of the Air report released this week. Neighboring Warren and Preble counties both received Fs, too.

Butler County air quality: Not the worst, but not great either

Despite continued improvement in air quality, Butler County residents remain at risk from health effects of unhealthy air, according to a new report.Local residents received good and bad news from the 2016 State of the Air report released this week.The good: Butler County was one of the 17 Ohio counties ...

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