Butler County News

5 tips to Survive the Trenton Annual Yardsale Weekend 5/18-5/20

Trenton Yard Sale Weekend Whether it's called a garage sale or yard sale, it's is the beginning of Summer tradition for Trenton, Ohio. This weekend buyers and sellers will be busy browsing and bargaining. If you’re like me, you love this weekend, you love finding treasures and haggling for the best price, but for some residents of Trenton it is not as fun so be sure to be courteous and patient as you travel through Trenton. Tips for a Successful Visit! I love the art of the haggle at a yard sale.  Here are a few tips for success deal making this ...
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Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area program in Hamilton Ohio

Mark Twain once wrote, "When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Cincinnati because it's always 20 years behind the times." This is not true for my beloved hometown just a few miles north of there. The City of Hamilton, Ohio has become a modern playground for children and adults alike. There is a cornucopia of live entertainment and new restaurants opening every few weeks. All of this combined with the erection of the Marcum Apartments and its accompanying retail space below is going to make the 2018 summer in Hamilton one to remember. Now we ...
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Nine volunteers removed sixteen tires and fifty bags of trash on clean up day!

Spring Cleaning Event Produces Big Results for Local Wildlife Sanctuary By: Jeff Gambrell HAMILTON - Ever hear the rhyme “April showers bring May flowers”? For the Riverside Natural Area (RNA), a wildlife sanctuary located a few miles from Downtown Hamilton, that is not all that April showers brought. The consistent rainfall throughout the month caused the Great Miami River to rise sharply leaving a trail of debris behind for the RNA. This sudden compilation of trash led the Hamilton Conservation Corps. to organize a trash cleanup on Saturday, April 28th. Within just a few hours, a group of nine volunteers ...
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Butler County Commissioners May 8th Election Debate

Butler County Ohio May 8th Primary election coverage. Butler County Commissioner Cindy Carpenter and Lee Wong, West Chester Twp Trustee debated issues facing Butler County. May 8th Primary  Thursday, April 26th  the two GOP primary candidates for the one GOP County Commissioner slot faced off. The winner of the May 8th Republican primary will face Democrat and former Middletown Vice Mayor Dora Bronston. The Journal-News/Cox media group and Miami Regional downtown Hamilton Ohio hosted the event. There were about forty people in attending the debate. Check out the slideshow and the video coverage provided by TV Hamilton. Early voting is now open ...
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Butler County Commissioner GOP Candidates will host meet/greet and debate in Downtown Hamilton

May 8th primary race Miami Regionals Downtown Hamilton campus will host the Butler County GOP County commissioners debate. Incumbent Cindy Carpenter and challenger Lee Wong will square off on Thursday, April 26,  at 7 pm in a debate moderated by Cox Media Reporter Michael Pittman. The location is Miami Regionals Downtown Hamilton Center 221 High Street, Hamilton, OH 45011. There is no charge for the event. Tickets not required. On street parking and garage parking is available nearby. Read more about ample parking day or night http://butlercountyoh.us/2018/03/downtown-hamilton-ample-parking-day-night/ About Cindy Carpenter: Endorsed by the Butler County GOP. Seeking her third term as Commissioner. Never lost ...
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Ohio Mozart Festival Grand Finale Concert

The pews of St. Joseph's Church were packed today for the conclusion of Ohio Mozart Festival Grand Finale Concert. Today's concert was performed by The Butler Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Paul John Stanbery, they were also accompanied by four Vocal Artists from the Cincinnati Opera. Today's concert was also the Closing event of the yearlong observance of the church’s 150th anniversary year. The joyous sounds of the Mass in c minor “The Great” K. 427 and Ave Verum Corpus K. 618 were magnificently played. You can learn more about the Butler County Philharmonic at their website: http://butlerphil.org ...
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National Public Safety Telecommunicaters Week

National Public Safety Telecomunnicators Week (NPSTW). West Chester is singing the praises of its unsung heroes this week during National Public Safety Telecomunnicators Week (NPSTW). NPSTW is celebrated every second week of April as a way to say “thank you” to 911 emergency dispatchers for their commitment to public service. As first responders, dispatchers are often truly the “first” in responding to distress calls for injuries, accidents, natural disasters and more. “We are very proud of the staff we have and the job they do providing service to citizens, visitors, and residents, and to our public safety departments,” said Dennis ...
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Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Parade

Butler County residents came from across the County to show their support for the special athletes. This years Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Parade Grand Marshall is none other than Reds hall of Famer, member of the 1990 World Champion Reds Team and one of Joes all-time favorites, Ronnie Oester! Also attending is the Official 2018 JNML Parade Queens- Mrs. Ronnie Oester and Mrs. Joe Nuxhall! About the League The Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields located at Hatton Park, opened on July 28, 2012 and since the beginning as been extremely dedicated to helping children and adults with disabilities, they are also ...
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Butler County is home to a Loyola-Chicago National Champion Basketball Player. 

Champions in Butler County Ohio If you are like most you are amazed by the Loyola Ramblers season. The Men’s NCAA final four is set and there could be a 55-year cycle in place. Did you know there is a Butler County resident that played on the 1963 championship team 55 years ago? Here is his Loyola-Chicago story. The 1950s and early 1960s Growing up in Hamilton Ohio Dan Connaughton was a young athletic Catholic kid that attended St Peter in Chain School. After finishing his time at St Pete’s in Hamilton, Dan’s father decided to send the young Connaughton ...
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The 2nd Annual Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Parade

The 2nd Annual Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Parade On April, 7th, 2018 The 2nd Annual Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Parade - Presented by Mike's Carwash will take place! Line-up will start between 9:00am -10:00am at Sacred Heart Church in Fairfield, then proceed down Mississippi Drive, to Groh Lane, and on down to the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields. Their goal is to see the streets lined with people cheering for their players just the Reds Findlay Market! This years JNML Parade Grand Marshall is none other than Reds hall of Famer, member of the 1990 World Champion Reds Team and ...
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