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HS Roundup 8/15: Carlisle boys card 176 in win

A.J. Keeton’s 39 helped lead Carlisle to a 176-248 win versus Northridge in boys golf action on Wednesday. Keeton picked up medalist honors and Dalton Smith tacked on a 44 for Carlisle. Justin Triplett shot a season-low 54 for Northridge. Boys Golf Ben Logan 166, Kenton Ridge 180: Ethan Ricketts totaled a 39, Garrett Allen a 40 and Trey Allen 41 for Ben Logan. Greeneview 180, Emmanuel Christian...

HS Scores 8/15: Triad edges Southeastern in girls golf

Girls Golf Wednesday’s Results New Bremen 207, Versailles 213 St. Henry 198, Marion Local 257 Triad 206, Southeastern 208 Tuesday’s Results Ben Logan 174, Riverside 199, North Union 229 Greenville 217, Troy 219 Greeneview 211, Madison Plains 225 Mechanicsburg 237, Triad 238 Diana Schwab Mixed Invitational At Beavercreek Team Results: Lebanon 170, Alter 172, Beavercreek 180. Boys Golf Wednesday&rsquo...
Butler County sheriff calls school security levy in 5 districts a ‘money grab’

Butler County sheriff calls school security levy in 5 districts a ‘money grab’

The campaign hasn’t officially started for five local school districts and their school security tax hikes on the fall ballot, but they are already facing opposition from the county’s top law enforcement officer. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said he opposes what he described as a “money grab” by local school officials, who back the proposed tax increase as helping to...
Psychological evaluation ordered for Middletown man charged in arson

Psychological evaluation ordered for Middletown man charged in arson

A Middletown man charged with allegedly setting fire to his home in 2016 says he will enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. Ross Compton, 60, was indicted in January for aggravated arson and insurance fraud for allegedly setting fire to his Court Donegal house. The blaze caused nearly $400,000 in damages. Compton was arrested after the fire based in part from data taken from his pacemaker...
Female prisoners given heroin from fellow inmate, police say

Female prisoners given heroin from fellow inmate, police say

An inmate in the Middletown City Jail is charged with drug abuse after she allegedly distributed heroin to other inmates in the jail, according to police. Chimere Smith, 32, in jail on assault and disorderly conduct, is charged with the fifth-degree felony after police found 1.18 grams of a substance believed to be heroin Sunday night in the jail, according to a police report. Police were called to...