Sunday, January 11, 2004

Neighbors briefs

Board to discuss community college

LEBANON - The first meeting of the Warren County Community College Board is scheduled for Tuesday.

The 7:30 a.m. meeting will be held at Lebanon Telecommunications/Electric Building, 125 S. Sycamore St. The nine-member board, appointed by county commissioners and Gov. Bob Taft, will be electing officers at the meeting.

The board will continue to meet the second Tuesday of each month at the same time and place.

The board will be creating a proposal for a community college in Warren County.

Butler Co. historian to talk about interurban

FAIRFIELD - Dan Finfrock, recently named a Butler County historian of the year, will speak Jan. 21 about the area's interurban line that ran along Pleasant Avenue.

His free presentation will be given at 7:30 p.m. at the Elisha Morgan Farm Mansion, 6181 Ross Road.

Fairfield Township residents could ride the interurban to Chicago, Toledo and Fort Wayne.Information: Helen Wessel, 868-9829.

Two judges named to committee on disabled

HAMILTON - Two Butler County judges were nominated to an Ohio Supreme Court committee on the mentally ill in the legal system.

Butler County Commons Pleas Judge Michael J. Sage and Fairfield Municipal Court Judge Joyce Campbell were appointed to the Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on the Mentally Ill in the Courts.

The 46-member committee, formed in 2001, is trying to create local task forces in each county to work on issues dealing with the mentally ill and the justice system, as well as resources and guidance.

Lebanon Antiques Show coming soon

LEBANON - The Warren County Historical Society is sponsoring the Lebanon Antiques Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 17 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at Lebanon High School, 160 Miller Road.

Admission is $6 and is good for both days.

For more information call the Warren County Historical Society at (513) 932-1817.

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