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Bacon, food processor charts West Chester expansion plans

Sugar Creek Packing Co., which packs and processes bacon as well as pork and other meat products, is eyeing an expansion in West Chester Twp.

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Dayton teen dies at hospital, two Franklin men arrested

Jury visits Franklin home where teen was killed

Jurors who will decide the fate of a Franklin man accused in the beating death of a 16-year-old Dayton boy visited the scene of the slaying Monday during the first day of the murder trial.

5:01 p.m.  

Dig uncovers secrets about West Chester’s past

Volunteers for an annual archaeological dig here this week are helping ensure no stone goes unturned when it comes to uncovering Butler County’s past.

5:00 p.m.  


Jungle Jim’s introduces new festival for pets

An industry devoted to the popularity of pets — and their pampering — will be the focus of a new event this weekend in Butler County.

4:53 p.m.  

Work program benefits students with developmental disabilities

Yolande Fairbanks says her son has been transformed by a summer work program coordinated by the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Hearing for Pete Beck delayed

A hearing for Rep. Pete Beck, R-Mason, for Monday was continued minutes before it was scheduled to take place due to a trial already scheduled.

ThyssenKrupp Bilstein to add 214 new jobs

ThyssenKrupp Bilstein to add 214 new jobs

Hamilton’s largest manufacturer, ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America Inc., has yet another multi-million expansion project in the works, the Journal-News has confirmed.

County fair attendance dips, demo derby numbers rise

County fair attendance dips, demo derby numbers rise

The ever-popular demolition derby crashed its way to higher numbers than ever at the 164th Butler County Fair, but mid-week weather put a damper on overall attendance numbers.

Severe weather threat over for region

The severe weather threat is now over, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Jamie Simpson said. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has canceled a tornado watch for all but Warren County.

Flood threat overnight is much lower

The overnight flood threat is much lower after afternoon storms stabilized the atmosphere enough to drive the late-evening batch of storms farther south, Storm Center 7 Jamie Simpson said.


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