Clermont County en Cicadas prepare to say goodbye to Clermont and NKY <p>Ohio's only 13-year cicadas, which were creating lots of buzz a few weeks ago in parts of Brown and Clermont Counties, are now fading fast. The adults will be gone by the end of June and their offspring will be falling from trees and by Christmas will be 8-12" below ground, according to entomologist Dr. Gene Kritsky of the College of Mt. St. Joseph and <a href="" target="_blank">his website</a>.</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 27962 at Cicadas prepare to say goodbye to Clermont and NKY Howard Wilkinson's post-election analysis <p></p><p>WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about some of the more interesting results in Tuesday's primary election and the low turnout in southwest Ohio counties.</p><p></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:53:22 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 26422 at Howard Wilkinson's post-election analysis Some upsets and surprises in Tuesday's low-turnout primary <p>Two incumbent Republican state representatives were defeated, a former Cincinnati city council member became the Democratic nominee for a state senate seat, and House Speaker John Boehner cruised to a win in Tuesday’s primary election in southwest Ohio.</p><p>The turnout in Tuesday’s election in the southwest Ohio counties was even lower than election officials expected – Hamilton County’s turnout was barely over 13 percent, 17.5 percent in Butler County, 15 percent in Warren County, and just under 13 percent in Clermont County.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 03:22:27 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 26414 at Plenty of May primary choices for SW Ohio voters <p>There will be no shortage of contested races in the four southwest Ohio counties in the May primary.</p><p>The deadline for candidates to file for the May primary was 4 p.m. today.</p><p>The following is a list of the contested races. It is not the final, official list because petitions still have to be checked by county boards of elections for some of the candidates who filed. Here’s who filed:</p><p><strong>Hamilton County: </strong></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:27:25 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 22739 at Slim picking for voters in Tuesday primary election <p>Tuesday is a primary election day in Ohio, but voters in many townships, villages and cities in southwest Ohio won’t have anything to vote on.</p><p><br>The candidate races and ballot issues in southwest Ohio counties are few and far between – in fact, in Butler County, there is no election at all.</p><p><br>In Hamilton County, only 129 of the county’s 545 precincts will be up and running Tuesday, according to Amy Searcy, director of the Hamilton County Board of Elections. The 129 precincts are in 87 polling places.</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 15:24:45 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 11997 at