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WMOH Updates Archives for 2017-05

Rains Cause Major Flooding


(Hamilton)---The cleanup is underway in Butler County, where a round of thunderstorms dropped four and a half inches of rain on the area. Hamilton firefighters had to rescue a female who was trapped in her car surrounded by flood waters on Tabor Lane near Cleveland Avenue. Several homes were also flooded on Joshua Court, which is off Cleveland. In Seven Mile, at least five families had to be assisted by the Red Cross after floods damaged their homes on Ritter Street. U.S. 127 was shut down between New Miami and Seven Mile after Seven Mile Creek came out of its banks. Fear Not Mills Road was also closed between Route 127 and Mellwood Drive, as Norfolk Southern repaired damage from washed out rails. In Madison Township, more than a dozen people had to be led to safety from the Weatherwax Golf Course and Sebald Park.

(Photo by Reid Ruhl)


Remembering A Fallen Hero


(West Chester)---Friends and family are saying goodbye to West Chester Firefighter Tim Burns. Burns, a 19 year veteran of the department, died last week of occupational renal cancer. He was 48. Visitation was held at the Springdale Church of the Nazarene. Funeral Services will be held at 10am this morning at the church. A 26 mile funeral procession will kick off at 8:00am this morning, passing by Burns' home station on Beckett Road, as well as WCFD headquarters on Cincinnati-Dayton Road prior to the service.


Teacher Trial Begins Today


(Hamilton)--A trial begins today for a former Fairfield High School teacher accused of having sexual relations with a 16 year old student. 27 year old Tyler Conrad of Hamilton was also an assistant football coach. Judge Keith Spaeth will preside over the bench trial.


Ohio Unemployment Rate Edges Downward


(COLUMBUS)---Ohio's unemployment rate dipped slightly in April. The Department of Job and Family Services says 5% of Ohio workers were jobless, compared to 5.1% in March. Despite the improving percentage, the state saw a decrease of 5,700 non-farm jobs over that month.


HHS To Hold Graduation


(Oxford)---Hamilton High School is preparing to bid farewell to the Class of 2017 during graduation ceremonies Wednesday at Millett Hall on the campus of Miami University. Attendees were told to arrive early in order to avoid long lines caused by construction, especially on US 27 just south of Oxford. On Tuesday, the Hamilton Community Foundation awarded scholarships to dozens of students from Hamilton, Badin, Fairfield, and other surrounding school districts during an event at Hamilton High School. The ceremony was attended by scholarship donors or their representatives.

 


Theyyyyy're Heeeeere!! Cicadas Making Early Return


(Cincinnati)---The return of the Brood X cicadas is underway in Greater Cincinnati. The Mount St. Joseph University Cicada Website says they have received over 150 reports of emerging cicadas the past 24 hours.

The arrival of Brood X is four years early. The 17 year cicadas last innundated neighborhoods in the region back in 2004. Among the areas reporting cicadas so far: Cincinnati, Green Township, Finneytown, North College Hill, Springfield Township, and the City of Hamilton, where Traci Phillips Kinsey snapped a photo of a newly hatched adult cicada and three larvae shells. (Pictured)


Monroe Medical Office Plans Unveiled


(Monroe)---A Butler County hospital has announced plans for a new medical office building in Monroe. Atrium Medical Center and its parent company Premier Health Systems plans a 19,000 square foot facility on the northwest corner of Cincinnati-Dayton Road and State Route 63. The building will house a primary care practice, specialty physicians, and other services. The project is expected to be ready to go by 2018.


St. Clair Business Fire Smokes Up Mother's Day


(St. Clair Township)---St. Clair Township fire fighters are investigating the cause of a large plastics fire at the Advanced Drainage Systems facility on U.S. 127 between New Miami and Seven Mile. Smoke from the blaze could be seen for miles. Fire Chief Larry Anglin was the first to arrive on the scene, and he discovered dozens of skids of plastic pipe fittings fully involved in flames. Dozens of firefighters from several area departments were called to the scene, along with the Butler County Emergency Management Agency, The EPA, and the Red Cross. No injuries were reported, and no contamination was found.
(Photo Courtesy of St. Clair Township Fire Department Facebook)

 


Rape Suspect Pleads Guilty


(Hamilton)---A Hamilton man charged with sex crimes involving juveniles under the age of 13 has pleaded guilty in Butler County Common Pleas Court. 46 year old Terry Lewis pleaded guilty to one count of Rape and one count of Gross Sexual Imposition. Eleven other counts were dismissed by Butler County Common Pleas Judge Greg Howard. The rapes happened between November of 1994 and November of 1996. The gross sexual imposition occurred between November of 1997 through November of 2000. Judge Howard scheduled sentencing for 8:30am on June 15th. Lewis faces 10 years to life in prison on the rape conviction and 5 years for gross sexual imposition. Fines in the case could total $30,000.


Letter Carriers' Food Drive Saturday


(Hamilton)---Your chance to make a difference in the battle against hunger takes place this weekend. The National Association of Letter Carriers will hold their 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday. All you need to do is leave a bag of non-perishable food items by your mail box Saturday morning, and your letter carrier will pick it up while delivering the mail. All donations made in Butler County will go to help the Shared Harvest Food Bank in Fairfield.


Former Hamilton Fire Chief Dies


(Hamilton)---The City of Hamilton is remembering former fire chief Don Lickert, who passed away Monday at the age of 82. Lickert served as the city's fire chief from 1983 until his retirement in 1991. The Korean War veteran is credited with helping to form the Hamilton chapter of the Inernational Association of Firefighters Local 20.Visitation is 2-5pm Sunday at Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral Services are Monday 10am at Weigel. A military burial service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery.


Three Arrested In North End Violence


(Hamilton)---Hamilton police say three juvenile suspects are facing charges after a disturbance and assault that involved gunfire on the 800 block of Greenwood Avenue Wednesday evening. A 14 year old boy was treated for broken bones and a broken nose. One person fired a shot into the air during the incident. At least one of the suspects was arrested by police at gunpoint on Fairgrove Avenue. (Pictured)


Davidson Pushes Back Against Health Care Scare


Congressman Warren Davidson (OH-08) joined Steve Vaughn on The Morning Show Monday to talk about last week's passage of the GOP health care plan. He pushed back on Democrat's claims that the bill will hurt those with pre-existing conditions.

 

Listen to the entire interview here.



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