Archive for June, 2009

Child drowns in New Richmond

Clermont County Sheriff’s deputies and Monroe Township EMS officials were dispatched to a residence on Frank Willis Memorial Road, in New Richmond around 9 p.m. Sunday, June 28. The caller reported a possible drowning.

Lions, Trojans, Warriors, Bulldogs, Milford E-Gals end softball regular-season strongest

The tournament season has ended, but Clermont County’s high school varsity fast pitch softball teams did well and entered their respective tourneys with strong regular season-ending showings. New Richmond, Glen Este, Goshen, Batavia, and Milford ended their schedules most powerfully.

New Richmond captures SBC-A tennis crown

New Richmond can be proclaimed as the most successful of Clermont County’s high school varsity tennis teams with the season now just recently concluded. he Lions, champions of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division, defeated Felicity 4-1 in a non-division game. The winning Lions were first singles Tyler Esham 2-6, 6-3, 7-6, second singles Daniel Heflin 6-0, 6-1, first doubles Nick Groman and Eric Hays 6-0, 6-0, and second doubles Matt Dooley and James Martin 6-0, 6-1. The Cardinals’ winner was third singles Trevor Shouse 6-2, 6-4.

Clermont Crew season ends with national championship meet

The Clermont Crew experienced a season that varsity coach Amy Condrey described as having been “very successful.” The crew is composed mostly of high school students who are residents of Clermont County. They attend Amelia, Batavia, Bethel-Tate, Glen Este, Goshen, Milford, New Richmond, and Williamsburg high schools. There are several crew members who are students at Anderson and McNicholas high schools.

Eight-year old hauls in a 55-pound carp

Eight-year old Josh Cobb was believed to have caught a state record carp. It weighed 55.5 pounds, had a girth of 32.5 inches, and was 47.5 inches long. It was an grand size, but it was determined that it was not the right type of carp.

Rolph, Owens make state-record catfish catch

What was expected to be a typical very early morning of fishing turned out to be a record-setting day of achievement for Chris Rolph and Jon Owens. On June 11, about 12:45 a.m., they caught an enormous blue catfish that was 54.2 inches long, had a 36-inch girth, and weighed 96 pounds. The catch was made near the Turkey Bottoms that is located about one mile upriver (east) of Schmidt Fields along Kellogg (Eastern) Avenue.

Milford, CNE students participate in a robotics technology camp

Technology companies all over the country are finding it harder than ever to harvest new talent out of universities, so one local company is planting a few more seeds. Tata Consultancy Services in Milford recently hosted 27 high school students at a two day technology camp.

Judith Britton, 61

Judith B. Britton, 61, of Milford, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, in Milford. She had worked in customer service for FACS Credit Service. Funeral services were held June 19, at Evans Funeral Home.

Kenny Donnell, 50

Stanley “Kenny” Donnell, 50, of near Bethel and formerly of Cincinnati, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009. He was born Oct. 10, 1958. Graveside services were held June 22, at Tate Township Cemetery, in Bethel.

William Oliver, 77

William C. Oliver, 77, of Pierce Township, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Funeral services will be held June 20, at E. C. Nurre Funeral Home, in Amelia.

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