Archive for May, 2011

Begley, Sexton are married

Danny and Rosa (Sexton) Begley of Mt. Orab have announced the marriage of their daughter, Rana J. Begley to Matthew E. Zeller, the son of Philip and Agnes Zeller, on Feb. 26, 2011. The couple were married in Mt. Orab at the Living Church of Five Mile and enjoyed a honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii. The [ Read More ]

GEORGE BROWN
Recollections on the origin of Memorial Day

When I was a boy in the 1950s almost everyone observed Memorial Day or Decoration Day, as it was sometimes called. Parades were held in every town, and flowers and small flags adorned the graves of America’s war dead. All of America paused to honor those who had not long before sacrificed their lives for [ Read More ]

Glen Este, Milford, Clermont Northeastern, New Richmond win baseball tourney openers

A victory over Colerain added another championshp to the Trojans laurels having already won the Fort Ancient Valley Conference East Division crown. May 12 Sectional Tournament Division II Amelia 13 Norwood 0 (five innings) Amelia knocked out Norwood in an inning-shortened battle. Shelby Engle whiffed 10 of the Indians to earn the win on the [ Read More ]

Clermont County’s fastpitch softball teams dominating the local sectional tournaments

A victory over Colerain added another championship to the Trojans laurels having already won the Fort Ancient Valley Conference East Division crown. May 12 Sectional Tournament Division II Amelia 13 Norwood 0 (five innings) Amelia knocked out Norwood in an inning-shortened battle. Shelby Engle whiffed 10 of the Indians to earn the win on the [ Read More ]

Amelia and Felicity in the finals of the Tom Ball Western Brown Tennis Tournament

The Southern Buckeye Conference Team Tennis Tournament, also known as the Tom Ball Invitational Team Tennis Tournament has been completed. The tourney is named is honor of coach Tom Ball who has been a member of the Western Brown and Mt. Orab high schools’ faculty and coaching staff for more than 40 years. The singles [ Read More ]

Lions win track championships at Goshen Invitational

New Richmond was the champion of the boys and girls divisions of the Goshen Track and Field Invitational. Jill Fleniken, Lion frosh, individually won two events. Boys Team totals: New Richmond (NR) 149.5, Goshen (Gos) 109, Blanchester (Blan) 100, Georgetown (Geo) 66.5, Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 49, Cincinnati Hills Christian (CHC), 39 and Felicity (Fel) 12. [ Read More ]

Milford sweeps away all foes at Glen Este’s Invitational

Milford was the victor of boys the boys and girls divisions of the annual Glen Este Track and Field Invitational that was a six-school all Clermont County invite. Boys Team scores: Milford (Mil) 148, Williamsburg (Wms) 100, Bethel-Tate (BT) 85, Glen Este (GE) 76, New Richmond 72 (NR), and Amelia (Ame) 42. Shawn Taylor, Milford [ Read More ]

Thomas, Taylor, Termuhlen Fort Ancient Valley East’s special honored track stars

Michelle Thomas, Glen Este senior, Shawn Taylor, Milford senior, and Savanna Termuhlen, Milford junior, were Clermont County’s double winners in the first-ever Fort Ancient Valley Conference East Division track and field championship meet. Thomas earned Girls Runner of the year honors. Eric Kroell, Milford boys head coach, earned Co-coach of the Year recognition. Following are [ Read More ]

Williamsburg boys win district track title

Williamsburg’s boys were the pacesetters in district track and field. The Wildcats were champions of the Division III meet that took place at New Richmond High School. The New Richmond boys and the Williamsburg girls were second in their respective levels of district competitions. Individually, in Division III Clayton Scheidler, Williamsburg junior, was a double [ Read More ]

More sewer lines in the works for New Richmond

New Richmond residents who don’t have sewer could receive the service in the future as part of a wastewater treatment master plan Steve Canter, environmental engineer, is developing with the village. “We have portions of the village with residents that aren’t covered by public sewers,” said village administrator Dave Kennedy. “You have a lot of [ Read More ]


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