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Former Lakota student, now principal, wins top award

Former Lakota student, now principal, wins top award

Lakota Principal Jeff Rouff just can’t seem to get away from Hopewell Junior School, where he was once a student.

Ohio Senate to vote on foster care changes today

Foster care age extension heads to governor’s desk

A bill that creates a new program to serve youth who age out of foster care, and those adopted after age 16, through their 21st birthdays is on its way to the governor’s desk.

Extra inspectors added after credit card skimmer found in West Chester

Extra inspectors added after credit card skimmer found in West Chester

The Butler County Auditor’s Office will add extra inspectors after a credit card skimmer was found for the second time in three days inside a gas pump at a Butler County gas station.

NASCAR to honor Hamilton soldier who died in Afghanistan

NASCAR to honor Hamilton soldier who died in Afghanistan

For Pat and Mary Massarelli, NASCAR races have never been a must-see television event.But that will change Sunday when the Hamilton residents tune in for the Coca-Cola 600 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Fairfield Twp. police get pay raises

Fairfield Twp. police get pay raises

Fairfield Twp. trustees have approved a pay raise this year and next year for police officers and sergeants.

West Chester Boys & Girls Club gets Lakota backing, money

West Chester Boys & Girls Club gets Lakota backing, money

Lakota Schools will pay a majority of the cost to demolish an old school after backers of the proposed Boys & Girls Club to be built on the site told the school board it had raised $5.

Ohio passes bill requiring CPR instruction for high-schoolers

Ohio passes bill requiring CPR instruction for high-schoolers

Only 10 percent of people survive sudden cardiac arrest, and the data shows survival chances drop significantly if nothing is done.

Butler County Memorial Day events

Butler County Memorial Day events

Memorial Day events in several communities will honor the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price in defense of this nation.

Roadside memorials: A place to grieve or safety concern?

Roadside memorials: A place to grieve or safety concern?

Township officials here are concerned a roadside memorial that has been up for more than a year may be a distraction in a high-traffic area that is home to a growing number of new developments.

Panera Bread hiring over 400 in region, expanding West Chester site

Panera Bread hiring over 400 in region, expanding West Chester site

Panera Bread recently launched a hiring effort that will result in more than 400 new hires. Available positions including restaurant managers, bakers, catering coordinators, delivery drivers and hourly associates to accommodate recent growth.

 
 

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