Hamilton http://tspr.org en Election Preview – Hamilton http://tspr.org/post/election-preview-hamilton-0 <p>The men running to be Hamilton’s next mayor bring similar views and experiences to the race.</p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 01:35:24 +0000 Jason Parrott 31432 at http://tspr.org Election Preview – Hamilton No 3rd Term for Hamilton Mayor http://tspr.org/post/no-3rd-term-hamilton-mayor <p>Hamilton Mayor Steve Woodruff will not be seeking a third term in office.</p><p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:15:49 +0000 Jason Parrott 24776 at http://tspr.org No 3rd Term for Hamilton Mayor Hamilton Chief Promotes Community Policing http://tspr.org/post/hamilton-chief-promotes-community-policing <p>Hamilton’s new police chief says his first few weeks in charge have been eye-opening.</p><p>Robb Bell assumed control of the department on July 1, following the retirement of former Police Chief Walt Sellens.</p><p>Bell has been in law enforcement for 12 years, the last seven with the Hamilton Police Department.</p><p>He appreciates how Sellens took the time to prepare him to be the man in charge.</p><p>Bell says some of his top priorities as chief are to combat the spread of drugs into the community and to make sure Hamilton’s children know the police department has their backs.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 03:16:39 +0000 Jason Parrott 20307 at http://tspr.org Hamilton Chief Promotes Community Policing Hamilton Waiting to Clean-Up http://tspr.org/post/hamilton-waiting-clean <p>Hamilton must continue to play the &ldquo;waiting game&rdquo; when it comes to cleaning up what remains of two buildings in the middle of the 900-block of Broadway.</p><p>The structures were destroyed by a fire last January.&nbsp; The deadly blaze also took the life of a young child.</p><p>Police Chief Robb Bell says Hamilton is trying to take ownership of one of the buildings from an owner who lives in Oklahoma.</p><p>He says Veldon Gray has not responded after being served papers by the city.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:52:51 +0000 Jason Parrott 20019 at http://tspr.org Hamilton Waiting to Clean-Up New Chief Stressing Technology, Community http://tspr.org/post/new-chief-stressing-technology-community <p>Patrolman Robb Bell is a native of Hamilton who graduated from Hamilton High School.&nbsp; He joined his hometown police department in Sept. 2005 after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and with several other local law enforcement agencies.</p><p>After 6 &frac12; years on the force, Bell is in line for a big promotion.&nbsp; He will take over as Police Chief on July 1, 2012.</p><p>Bell will replace Walt Sellens, who is retiring after 35-years with the department.&nbsp; Sellens served as a patrolman and a sergeant before becoming chief in 1986.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 03:15:03 +0000 Jason Parrott 13429 at http://tspr.org New Chief Stressing Technology, Community