Hamilton

"Paper Doll"
1:00 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Hamilton native Johnny S. Black to be honored by his hometown for his songwriting

Johnny S. Black

The legendary song Paper Doll (most notably performed by Piqua, Ohio natives The Mills Brothers) was written by a Hamilton, Ohio native, songwriter and boxer, Johnny S. Black.

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Harry T. Wilks
1:43 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Butler County philanthropist Harry T. Wilks has died

Harry T. Wilks
Credit Miami University

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.

He died Tuesday on what was his 89th birthday.

Wilks is probably most widely known for creating Pyramid Hill  - an outdoor sculpture park with more than 60 works of art and a 10,000 square foot ancient sculpture museum. He also aided in helping the city of Hamilton brand itself "The City of Sculpture."

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Art for everyone
1:30 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Hamilton's InsideOut Studio

Jane Durrell introduces listeners to the InsideOut Studio, based in Hamilton, which serves artists with various physical and mental challenges. They have recently closed exhibits at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts and Miami University-Hamilton campus. Art Education Coordinator Steve Smith and artists Ashley Parris and Jody Mann describe the program and its meaning to them and the community.

Hamilton, OH
10:35 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

A sculpture of Harry Wilks in front of the glass pyramid that is part of his underground home

The Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park sits atop 265 acres in Hamilton Ohio.  It is beautifully decorated by many distinctive pieces of outdoor art located in and among the rolling hills and ponds.  The park hosts many events throughout the year – from live music to yoga to weddings.

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Local News
2:11 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Boehner talks about economy during visit to Butler County company

House Speaker John Boehner told about 60 Vinylmax employees the economy is limping along and could be doing a lot better.

House Speaker John Boehner says the sooner the government starts addressing its fiscal problems, the sooner the economy will begin to improve.  Boehner spoke with employees of Vinylmax, a window manufacturer in Hamilton, during a tour of the company's plant Monday. 

He says investors and business people around the country are looking for some certainty about what Washington is going to do.

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