Hamilton County's new sheriff was sworn into office at noon Friday, marking the first time in 39 years a Democrat has held the seat. It also marked the first time in 25 years the Investiture Ceremony has been performed.
The ceremony for Jim Neil, who's been on the job since January 7, took place at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Judges Nadine Allen, Melba Marsh, Jody Luebbers and Ralph Winkler presided over the public event held in Courtroom 340, which was filled to capacity. Judge Allen administered the Oath of Office.
Mary Remler is an expert on the various cemeteries in Hamilton County, and she joins Lee Hay to talk about some of the fascinating stories regarding Dunham Cemetery (aka Price Hill Potter's Field), Spring Grove and even Washington Park.
The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum's showcase exhibit for 2013 will feature a collection of autographs from more than 1,500 Red players - nearly every player who has worn the Reds uniform since 1920.
"Signature Reds: A Century of Reds Autographs" opens to the public at 10 a.m Saturday at the Hall of Fame and Museum at Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way.