The city of Louisville is looking to expand following requests by nearby residents. Councilwoman Cheryl Casar says residents north of the city along Ravenna Avenue NE compiled a petition asking for city utilities in the area. She says the necessary paperwork has been sent to county officials requesting the annexation 135.85 acres from Nimishillen Township in order to move forward with resident's request. Casar says city officials fully expect the county to approve the annexation later this year. City officials anticipate maintaining a business-type zoning on the land.
While the spin-off company TimkenSteel sees good financial news, Timken Company saw second quarter sales dip slightly as well as the net income from continuing operations. In the first quarter TImken began to exclude revenue from its steel business, which split into an independent company at the end of June. Income from continuing operations for the quarreler for Timken ended June 30th and was recorded at 59.4 million dollars or 65 cents a share, compared with 61.2 million dollars or 63 cents per share during the same time last year. Second quarter revenue was 769.2 million dollars compared with 791.3 million dollars compared to the same period in 2013.
Betty Montgomery, who will lead an expanded inquiry into the Ohio State University marching band, said that she wonât retrace the steps of the previous investigation that led to the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.
A man and a woman were critically injured in a shooting in Franklinton this afternoon. The car they were in, a Suzuki sedan with shattered windows, remains in front of 17 Hawkes Ave. near W. Broad Street.
A man accused of threatening the girlfriend of his slain nephew has been placed on probation for one year after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Wayne E. Mason, 55, of Corinne Creek Drive on the Far East Side, entered the plea yesterday in Franklin County Municipal Court.
The Ultimate Victory Challenge mixed martial-arts event scheduled for the Ohio State Fair on Saturday night has been canceled, fair officials said this afternoon. Instead, a Beatles tribute band will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Celeste Center on the fairgrounds.