Hamilton http://wvxu.org en Hamilton native Johnny S. Black to be honored by his hometown for his songwriting http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-native-johnny-s-black-be-honored-his-hometown-his-songwriting <p>The legendary song <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2m8VZBfRYo&amp;feature=kp"><strong>Paper Doll</strong></a> (most notably performed by Piqua, Ohio natives <a href="http://www.piquaoh.org/mills.htm"><strong>The Mills Brothers</strong></a>) was written by a Hamilton, Ohio native, songwriter and boxer, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcCshRcLSzs"><strong>Johnny S. Black</strong></a>. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 05:00:10 +0000 David Lewis 24729 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton native Johnny S. Black to be honored by his hometown for his songwriting Butler County philanthropist Harry T. Wilks has died http://wvxu.org/post/butler-county-philanthropist-harry-t-wilks-has-died <p>The name Harry T. Wilks is nearly synonymous with the arts scene in Butler County. The attorney was an avid collector and supporter of the arts.</p><p>He died Tuesday on what was his 89th birthday.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:43:04 +0000 Tana Weingartner 24121 at http://wvxu.org Butler County philanthropist Harry T. Wilks has died Hamilton's InsideOut Studio http://wvxu.org/post/hamiltons-insideout-studio <p>Jane Durrell introduces listeners to the <a href="http://artfrominside.com/"><strong>InsideOut Studio</strong></a>, based in Hamilton, which serves artists with various physical and mental challenges. They have recently closed exhibits at the <strong>Fitton Center for Creative Arts</strong> and <strong>Miami University-Hamilton</strong> campus. Art Education Coordinator <strong>Steve Smith</strong> and artists <strong>Ashley Parris</strong> and <strong>Jody Mann</strong> describe the program and its meaning to them and the community.</p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 05:30:00 +0000 Jane Durrell 17462 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton's InsideOut Studio Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park http://wvxu.org/post/pyramid-hill-sculpture-park <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://pyramidhill.org/" target="_blank">The Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sits atop 265 acres in Hamilton Ohio. &nbsp;It is beautifully decorated by many distinctive pieces of outdoor art located in and among the rolling hills and ponds. &nbsp;The park hosts many events throughout the year – from live music to yoga to weddings.</span></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:35:05 +0000 Jim Nolan 11838 at http://wvxu.org Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park Boehner talks about economy during visit to Butler County company http://wvxu.org/post/boehner-talks-about-economy-during-visit-butler-county-company <p>House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve.&nbsp; Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday.&nbsp;</p><p>He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 19:11:12 +0000 Mark Heyne 9087 at http://wvxu.org Boehner talks about economy during visit to Butler County company