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Property Rate Vote for EMS and Fire on the Ballot in May

New Carlisle’s City Council members voted Wednesday on a proposed property tax increase to support the city’s fire and EMS department. The council is looking for a $3M, five-year levy to be placed on the May 8 ballot. Council members unanimously voted recently to place the property tax levy on the ballot this spring. This levy comes on the heels …


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New Carlisle SR 571 Reopens After Silo Collapse

February 5, 2018 New Carlisle fire officials said they expect Ohio 571 to reopen by 6 p.m. following the grain silo collapse last month. The Clark County transportation administrator on Jan 30 had extended the closure of Ohio 571, so crews would have more time to clean up the scene, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The reopening had …


What is a Healthy Home?

A healthy home meets “Seven Principles”, according to the National Center for Healthy Housing: Keep It Dry – Homes with moisture and leaks can become moldy, attract unwanted pests, affect respiratory health, degrade lead-based paint and weaken structures Keep It Clean – Common contaminants in house dust include lead-based paint dust, pesticide residue, chemicals like flame retardants, dust mites and …

Cleanup Continues in Grainery Collapse

Crews continue to clean up corn after a major grain silo collapsed January 22. After tons and tons of corn spilled out of the grain silo, residents in New Carlisle, Ohio couldn’t believe what happened. The spill took down power lines and poles, knocking out electricity to surrounding homes. An investigation into the collapse is ongoing. Authorities in New Carlisle …

Silo Collapse Shuts Down SR571 and Causes Power Outage

A silo collapse along State Route 571 has sent about 10,000 tons of corn onto an Ohio road, along with power outages to nearby homes and businesses, shutting it down for days. Emergency crews first responded to calls of an explosion at the Miami Valley Feed & Grain Co. in New Carlisle late Sunday night Jan 22nd. Fire officials say …

Making a Healthier Home- Being Aware of Toxins

Making a Healthier Home – Cast Toxins From Your Living Space BY: Vicki Contie, Alan Defibaugh (illustrations), Tianna Hicklin, Anita Ramanathan, and Bonnie Tabasko. NIH Office of Communications and Public Liaison (details below). Take a look around your home…. Do you know what’s in your household goods and products? Some chemicals can harm your health if too much gets into your body. Becoming …

Contract Deal for UHC and Premier Health

JAN 7 2018 New contract agreement reached between UnitedHealthCare and Premier Health There is finally some good news to come to light regarding the battle between UnitedHealthCare (UHC) and Premier Health. Since 2017, these two companies have been fighting each other, leaving customers cut out and left in the cold. But, as of today, a new contract has been accepted …

First Baby of the 2018 for Springfield

1 JAN 2018 Springfield residents Tanesha Bishop and Michal Compston welcomed their baby boy, Brennan, into the world at about 8:30am today at Springfield Regional Medical Center, eleven days earlier than expected. Brennan became the first child born to the area, and his parents are thrilled, if a little surprised. When discussing the birth, mother Tanesha had this to say: “I …

9th Annual Ball Drop in New Carlisle

Beginning 9:30pm, the Heritage of Flight Committee will host their annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in New Carlisle. Activities include a 50/50 raffle, cake auction, prize giveaways, and horse-drawn carriage rides from Willow Wind Carriages. There will also be live ice sculpting demonstrations care of Rock On Ice, beginning at 9:30pm. Mike Lowrey of Heritage Flight Committee has this …