LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2003
Brides-to-be hit Reading streets
READING - Every Saturday, brides-to-be travel to this gritty Mill Creek Valley town in search of the perfect wedding dress, the most dazzling tiara, a cake so delicious that not a crumb will be left.

Ohioans brace for bigger hit to wallet
Ohio's budget crisis soon will hit us all closer to home. Almost everything we buy will get more expensive starting Tuesday.

Police searching for hit-skip boat
The search continued Saturday for the offshore speedboat involved in a hit-and-run wreck on the Ohio River that left six people injured Friday night.

Tracks want voters to get say on slots
Desperate to keep billions of dollars from bolting to Indiana, Ohio racetrack owners are reviving a plan left for dead in the Statehouse last week to install slot machines at the state's seven tracks.

IN THE TRISTATE
Wing gets off the ground
Madison's Produce at Findlay Market began as a roadside table-and-tent operation where customers picked up fruits and vegetables grown in the family's Adams County farm.
1,000 canoeists row, row, row down Ohio
It's a be-in. A happening. Woodstock for canoeists.
Porkopolis has a taste for souvlakia
The Panegyri Greek Festival is a little bit like the Portokalos family in My Big, Fat Greek Wedding - trying to maintain a rich cultural identity in the middle of America.
Kids on vacation with Jesus
Sophia Weathersby loves to color and sing. Last week, the 5-year-old and her sister, 8-year-old Gabriella, did a lot of both while learning about Jesus at United Church of Christ in Oakley.
Obituary: Rev. Clarence Danforth
The Rev. Mr. Clarence F. Danforth's contributions to jet engines were significant and long-lasting.
Obituary: James Goeddel was family man
Retired Procter & Gamble executive James Stanley "Stan" Goeddel loved his family.
Tristate A.M. Report

ENQUIRER COLUMNISTS
PULFER: 'Being a rape victim is like being in a secret club'
This is every parent's nightmare.
CROWLEY: Kentucky Politics
FORT THOMAS - The race for Campbell County Sheriff is more than three years away, but candidates are already lining up to run.
BRONSON: Is this stuff postmodern art? - Or is it Memorex?
In a plain white room at the new postmodern art palace downtown, there's a bench surrounded by 40 speakers on posts like parking meters. Each one plays a separate voice in a choir.
HOWARD: Some good news
Sherry Knapp, chief executive officer of the Hamilton County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, is preparing for three weeks of intensive classroom work, outdoor physical activity and mixing with state and county officials from around the country.
BUTLER, WARREN, CLERMONT
Fans, wins elude Florence's team
HAMILTON - Florence's Frontier League baseball team, which is playing its inaugural season in Hamilton, hasn't been getting many home runs or people in the stands.
Mason set to Monkee around
MASON - Women across the city are ready to swoon: Davy Jones of the Monkees hits the stage Thursday.His 8:30 p.m. concert at Pine Hill Lakes Park is the highlight of the Mason's Red, Rhythm & Boom celebration, which is expected to draw more than 5,000 people.
OHIO
Dunbar home to present 1900 exhibit
DAYTON-The Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial will participate in a living history experience called "Time Flies," running July 4-20 at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Park's four sites.
Ohio Moments

KENTUCKY
Easing laws on booze in Ky. is good for business
The irony of it all: Though 95 percent of the world's bourbon-style whiskey is produced in Kentucky, it's illegal to sell alcoholic beverages in 65 of the state's 120 counties.
Two restaurants plan locations in Florence
Two restaurants are coming to Florence. One is new to town, the other is a new twist on an old standby.
Power lines pose threat to songbirds
PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Crews that cut trees to create a narrow right of way across more than four miles of the Daniel Boone National Forest may have cleared the way for more than just power lines.
Speedway can't enforce 'release' for spectators
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Unlike participants in a sporting event, spectators cannot be required to sign a liability release form, the Kentucky Court of Appeals said Friday.
Georgetown College lays off 12 employees
GEORGETOWN, Ky. - Georgetown College will begin the new fiscal year next week with a smaller budget and fewer employees.
Kentucky obituaries
SPECIAL
West side guide
The 10th installment of our 'Great Neighborhoods' series showcases the people, schools, businesses and cultures that make the west side a great place to live.
Previous "Great Neighborhood" reports:
AndersonBlue AshColerainFairfieldFlorence
HamiltonLebanonMason & Deerfield Twp.West Chester


Priests and Sexual Misconduct
Four priests in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and two priests who formerly served in the Diocese of Covington have been suspended and/or accused of sexual misconduct in a scandal that has swept across the country. Click here for an archive of Enquirer reports.

Erpenbeck Investigation
Bill Erpenbeck was one of the Tristate's biggest home builders before his company crumbled in a bank fraud scandal that affected lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.