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County D.A.R.E. officers stress good decisions

The Butler County Sheriff's Department teaches the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program to elementary school students in the county. D.A.R.E.

8/19/2017 Local News 0 comments

Local water supplies OK

But group claims contaminants high

A nonprofit organization claims water suppliers — including those in Butler County — carry a high level of contaminants even though they are well within legal limits.

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New Beginning at Knoch

Members of the Knoch High School varsity football team cheer on their first-year head coach, Frank Whalen, during the program’s annual photo day at the stadium on Friday.

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OD rise linked to fentanyl use

Official says money driving trafficking

'The increase (in overdoses) is because of the potency of the drugs that are mixed with heroin.'
Gene Troyan, 
Butler Ambulance Service

Thirty six of the 44 drug overdoses in Butler County in 2017 have been fentanyl overdoses, according to toxicology reports. Fentanyl is prevalent in the county.

8/19/2017 Local News 0 comments

Body found in field

Cause of death undetermined

CLINTON TWP — A body was found around 3 p.m. Thursday in a field off Route 228 East near Saxonburg Boulevard, according to state police.

8/18/2017 Local News 0 comments

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