To let West Chester and Liberty Township residents catch up with the news that they need to know, WestChesterBuzz.com will list and link to all of last week’s top local stories every Monday.
Zombie from the beginner shoot house lane at Shoot Extreme in West Chester. Photo provided.
New shooting range prepares public for zombie apocalypse- Kevin Higgins opened a new shooting range in West Chester called Shoot Extreme, 7773 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, that features instructional courses and zombie hunts. The zombie hunts features computer controlled zombies in a dark environment who scream and fall down when shot.
Princeton Road opens in Liberty Township – The Butler County Engineer’s Office recently announced that it has opened the portion of Princeton Road in Liberty Township that was closed to improve sight distance near the Reserves of Liberty subdivision.
Reach Out Lakota seeks back-to-school clothing – Reach Out Lakota recently finished collecting for its annual back-to-school program, a donation drive aimed at collecting school supplies for children in need in the Lakota school district. Now, the organization is in need of back-to-school clothing for children for the fall and the winter.
Cincinnati Marlins swimmer and Liberty Township resident Joshua McDonald won four individual titles at the Ohio 2012 Long Course Junior Olympics in late July. Photo provided.
Liberty Township swimmers help guide Marlins to title- The Cincinnati Marlins recently celebrated its four straight Junior Olympics championship when it competed at the Ohio 2012 Long Course Junior Olympics. Helping the Marlins to the title were Liberty Township residents Joshua McDonald and Grace Luebbe.
Lakota West ranked No. 10 in Enquirer coaches’ poll – The Lakota West football program was ranked No. 10 in The Cincinnati Enqurier coaches’ preseason poll, which was released last Monday. Lakota East was ranked No. 12.
Roundabout opens near Cherokee Elementary – The Butler County Engineer’s Office announced last Tuesday night that all four legs of the new roundabout at Kyles Station Road and LeSourdsville-West Chester Road are now open. The intersection is near Cherokee Elementary, which will have its first day of school this Thursday.
Under new leadership, Hicks aims to put Texas back on top
Texas junior Jordan Hicks is the only returning starter at linebacker. The Lakota West graduate is taking on a leadership role this season. Photo taken against Texas Tech Nov. 5, 2011. Provided by UT Athletics Photography.
– This season, if the Texas Longhorns hope to continue their climb back to college football prominence, the defense will lean on Lakota West graduate Jordan Hicks after Keenan Robinson (Washington Redskins) and Emmanuel Acho (Cleveland Browns) were both drafted in the NFL.
Menchie’s opens West Chester location – West Chester has Greater Cincinnati’s second Menchie’s frozen yogurt location when it opened at 8177 Princeton-Glendale Road this past Friday. Owner and operator Jim Hach said the store will have a weeklong grand opening celebration beginning Saturday, Aug. 25.
West Chester serial embezzler hired again, arrested again – Kimball Perry of The Cincinnati Enquirer reported last Friday that Cathleen Schmid of West Chester was recently arrested after again stealing from a former employer.
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