Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Local news briefs

Police to renew search for ex-prof

The Oxford Police Department and volunteers will again search for a retired Miami University professor who suffers from Alzheimer's disease and has been missing since May 21.

The next search for Charles E. Capel, 81 is set for Oct. 24.

Police ask that volunteers register at Police seek volunteers who are at least 18 and are capable of walking through dense brush and over rough terrain. Other volunteers are needed to assist with registration. They should contact Lt. Bob Holzworth at (513) 524-5247.

On the day of the search, volunteers will gather in the parking lot of the Miami University Credit Union, 420 Wells Mill Drive. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. and the search will begin at 1:30 p.m.

United Way works on campaign goal

With two weeks left in its 2004 campaign, the Greater Cincinnati United Way has raised 61.3 percent of its $61,125,000 goal. Since Sept. 2, $37,448,089 has been raised. Results from the three regional areas that are part of the overall Greater Cincinnati campaign are: Northern Kentucky, $2,249,052, (58 percent of its goal); Middletown area, $851,681, (54.9 percent), and the eastern area, $741,611, (39 percent). The campaign ends Oct. 28. To donate, call (513) 762-7145. For information, visit

Council supports school tax levy

Fairfield City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to endorse a school levy on the Nov. 2 ballot. It was the fourth time in three years that the council has endorsed a Fairfield school levy, though each time voters in the Butler County school system have voted them down. Voters will decide on a 4.9-mill operating levy that would cost the owner of a $100,000 home an additional $150 annually in taxes.


To report news, call our tip line at 768-8651.

Stadium refund: $14 million
Church memos called proof
Fighting for a neighborhood
Uncle Sam pointed and he stepped up

Prosecutor hopefuls debate experience
Anti-Clooney ads continue
Limit on pressure at polls advances
Mongiardo says Bunning cheated in their debate
Ohio at the heart of it all to Bush, Kerry

Ohio board adopts policy about bullying during school
Luken's budget would freeze pay for top managers
Lakota rethinks teacher pay
Students urged to help
Ingram: Reserve flu shots for high-risk
Cops chided on homicides
Area hospitals ranked seventh out of 25 cities
Lesbian couple wins custody point
Accused mom was delusional, prosecutors say
Norwood may delay payments
Teachers union head in Fairfield
Health Alliance helps train nurses
'Lesson' turns into kidnapping charges
Rec center vote may wait until November '05
Neighbors briefs
Public safety briefs
Local news briefs

Artist's words add to pictures

Norman Zeidler known as artist, loving father
Dr. Carl G. Ruehlmann, 86, family physician

GED path may get smoother
Tempers flare over ex-insurance exec
Murals moving along nicely
N. Ky. news briefs