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Homicide on Scarff Rd. PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 14:31

What started out as a missing persons report became a homicide investigation.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 14:34
“Several Thousand Gallons” of Fuel Leak Into Groundwater PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maggie Yowler   
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 06:56

Details are just beginning to emerge in the case of a fuel leak at a New Carlisle Speedway station that occurred in early September. The Ohio

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City Seeks To Increase “Earned” Income Tax PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kathy Voytko   
Saturday, 11 October 2014 14:57

2014 Budgeted Police ExpensesThe voters of New Carlisle are being asked to support an “earned income tax” for the purpose of supporting only the expenses for police and streets. City Manager Kim Jones explained to the New Carlisle News that the .50% earned income tax would bring $500,000 per year into the city funds. This is a 5 year levy that would begin to be collected from paychecks on January 1, 2015.

We asked Ms. Jones why the city elected to place an earned income tax on the ballot rather than a property tax for the purpose of funding law enforcement and streets. She explained that when the city council was in discussions about what type of levy was needed and the amount of income it would produce, a group of local citizens came to the council and asked for some relief for those on a yearly income that is from pensions, disability or other sources that is unlikely to increase. They expressed a need to protect their monthly expenses which would increase if a property tax were levied.

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Last Updated on Saturday, 11 October 2014 15:17
Madison Street School Not Eligible For Land Bank PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maggie Yowler   
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 06:25

During Monday night’s meeting of New Carlisle City Council, City Manager Kim Jones announced that she had spoken with Land Bank representatives concerning the Madison Street School building, as discussed in last week’s Joint Government Meeting. Jones said the new Land Bank program simply did not have enough funds to cover the city’s requirements of the old school.

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Fenwick Dr. Resident Busted for Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 02 October 2014 16:14

On October 2, 2014 Clark County Sheriff Detectives executed a search warrant at 235 Fenwick Drive in the city of New Carlisle, Ohio after receiving information from the Champaign County Sheriff's Office reference to a fifteen year-old female reporting that she had been involved in sexual activity at that address with a twenty-three year old adult male.

Detectives from the Clark County Sheriff's Office seized evidence from 235 Fenwick Drive during the search warrant and also arrested one Dakota Fox on two counts of unlawful sexual cond uct with a minor.

Dakota Fox was later transported to the Clark County Jail and will be arraigned in Clark County Municipal Court on October 3, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. to answer to the charges.

The case will be presented to the Clark County Grand Jury at a later date, which may result in additional criminal charges.

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Locals run with others in mind for AF Marathon PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 08:56

By Sarah Anne Carter

In the running world, it is quite an accomplishment to finish any race, especially a marathon.

Many people train for personal reasons, but two locals trained to help others and support worthy causes for the Air Force Marathon races last weekend. There is a 5K, 10K, half and full marathon.

DiAnn Stephens, a New Carlisle resident for five years, ran in the 5K and 10K this year.

“I walked with a guy who was doing his first 5K,” Stephens said of the first race. “He is over 300 lbs and he completed it. I’m very proud of him.”

For the 10K, Stephens completed it in about an hour and ran that in support of a group who helps families who have lost loved ones to PTSD called 22 Too Many in reference to the statistic that about 22 veterans

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Grandfather, Granddaughter Killed In Township Crash PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maggie Yowler   
Saturday, 11 October 2014 16:42

Two people were killed after being rear-ended by another vehicle on Dayton Road at South Tecumseh Road around 4 p.m. on Saturday.

A man who was sitting in his car at the stop sign on South Tecumseh Road, trying to turn left on Dayton Road toward Springfield, saw the crash occur. He said a

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Weather Woes Wither Festival Crowd PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maggie Yowler   
Thursday, 09 October 2014 08:44

A wise outdoor event planner once said: “The thing you have no control over, is the thing that can make or break everything,” she said, referring to the weather. The hardworking folks of the Heritage of Flight Festival Committee maintained a positive attitude throughout the cold, windy weekend, shrugging off the chill and disgusting frozen precipitation by saying they made the best of it.

Thankfully, Friday’s doom-and-gloom weather let up just enough for the evening’s Cruise-In Car Show to draw a crowd, but attendance numbers seemed lower than in years-past. Unfortunately, the weather returned in full-force Saturday morning despite a forecast that promised cold, yet sunny skies.

The skies were anything but sunny Saturday morning as a thick wave of frozen precipitation the meteorologists call Graupel fell on the area, combined with sleet, snow, and rain, making for a messy mixture. As if that weren’t bad enough, the accompanying winds quickly arrived, blowing vendors’ tents up and down Main Street in erratic fashion, and knocking their precious wares into the street.

The high winds also prevented the festival’s signature elements from appearing in the parade, as pilots feared the gusts would either flip over the airplanes or knock their wings into the street light poles along Main Street, as they only had a few inches of clearance on either side.

Festival organizers pushed through Saturday night’s wind and drizzle to finally bring fireworks to downtown New Carlisle, resulting in what everyone agreed was a fantastic show.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 13:23
School Threat – Criminal Damaging/Endangering arrest PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014 16:52

On October 6, 2014 the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Educational Support Deputy was contacted by the principal of Greenon High School reference to a female student who had came into the school office reporting that someone had written “ I am going to bomb this school” on a wall inside the girls bathroom.

The Educational Support Deputy then began investigating the reported written threat on the bathroom wall and during the course of his investigation was able to determine that the female student who had reported the written threat was responsible for writing the threat.

As a result the thirteen year-old female student was suspended by school officials and will appear in Clark County Juvenile Court to answer to a charge of Criminal Damaging/Endangering at a later date.


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New Carlisle Agrees to Purchase Salt Through Government Co-Op PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:49

Miami County Engineer Paul Huelskamp expects this winter to be anything but easy, thanks to the shortage of road salt.

That doesn’t mean, though, that he’s in a panic.

Huelskamp last week explained the salt availability for the county and the townships that it usually supplies in a discussion with county commissioners.

Word of the shortage follows last year’s harsh winter during which salt use was high.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 October 2014 10:22
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