Monday, May 24, 2004

News briefs


Missing jogger found unharmed

A 22-year-old Sycamore Township woman missing since Friday evening when she went jogging in the neighborhood was located Sunday at a friend's house in Kentucky. Rachel Honsvick, who worked as an au pair for a family that resides on Starting Gate Lane in the Sterling Run subdivision, responded to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Patrol headquarters in Colerain Township about 4:30 p.m., the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said. Honsvick had voluntarily gone to Kentucky and there was never any danger to residents of Sycamore Township, the sheriff's office said.


90th anniversary volunteers sought

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is looking for volunteers to help plan and implement activities in recognition of the organization's 90th anniversary in 2005. Co-chairs Dick Aft, past president of United Way, and Mary Lu Aft, a local and national United Way volunteer, are leading the effort to plan activities ranging from recognizing past volunteers to exploring resource development opportunities tied to the anniversary. Activities are expected to begin early next year. If interested in volunteering, contact Lyn Engle, marketing director, at (513) 762-7128 or


Party for reopened community center

A ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today will celebrate the reopening of the Clifton Community Center, 320 McAlpin Ave., which was heavily damaged by fire last October. The Phoenix Festival will begin with a drum circle and include a parade around the grounds. An art show featuring Clifton Community Center's award-winning pavement art also will be a part of the festivities.


Mack Road at Muhlhauser Road in Butler County will be closed starting about 7 a.m. June 1 for about 21 days, weather permitting, to widen the road. Detour signs will be posted.

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St. Xavier's 'Joseph' a walking work of art
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Ohio newspapers vie for awards
Subpoenas issued in case of Ohio House Speaker
Elderly program seeks funds
Public safety briefs
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Nancy Korman, 55, beloved Korman's Korner operator

Paw parks draw area enthusiasts
Accused priests defended
Family defends leash holder
Agro-terror precautions crisscross Kentucky
Arms museum offers history of U.S., Great Britain
Kentucky obituaries