Streets were closed to traffic and lined with people in support of the Sierra family as they mourned the loss of 39 year old Eric Sierra on Thursday, November 13. A Cincinnati police officer for nearly15 years, Eric’s funeral had to be rescheduled to a later time because of such an overwhelming crowd at the wake.



Photo by Joe Awad/Harrison Press: Southwest School Board Member Linda Peak extends a welcome to new member Michael King who was approved  for the job Thursday, Nov. 20. King was welcomed by a round of applause from the audience. Kim Downey, who resigned the post to take a job with the State of Ohio, also received a round of applause.

One minute you are sitting in the audience, the next you are at the table with the four other board members of the Southwest Local School District making decisions that  affect thousands of student