Archive for August, 2011

Village of Batavia petitions to annex the county jail and municipal court

The village of Batavia has filed a petition to annex county facilities and agricultural land on state Route 222 on the northwest boundary of the village. The county property includes the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, the Clermont County Municipal Court, the Clermont County Jail, and other offices. The petition is the second in recent months [ Read More ]

Maryo, Miller to marry

Tom and Kristie Miller of Sardinia have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amberly Michelle, to Robert Douglas Maryo, son of John and Ruth Maryo, Batavia. Amberly is the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati. Rob is an Operation Specialist at [ Read More ]

Balzhisers celebrate 60 years of marriage

James and Ella (Justice) Balzhiser of Marathon, Ohio celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary Aug. 25, 2011. They are the parents of Lloyd Balzhiser (1950-2000) his wife Linda (Harney) sons Dustin and Jordan; Nancy Willis her husband Mike and daughter Michelle; Bonnie Balzhiser and her sons Eric Wiederhold (1973-1983) and Mark Wiederhold and his wife Mandy [ Read More ]

Winegardner to play at Miami

Pete Winegardner, recent Glen Este High School graduate has signed a college letter-of-intent with Miami of Ohio University – Hamilton to continue his education and his career in baseball loaning his talent to the Harriers. He plans to major in criminal justice. “I chose Miami-Hamilton because it is good academically and I like the guys [ Read More ]

Amelia’s McDonald will study, play at Muskingum Univ.

Jon McDonald, Amelia High School senior, has signed a letter-of-intent to continue his education and athletic career at Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio. The son of William and Diane McDonald plans to major in criminal justice and to play football for the Fighting Muskies. “The coaches are really good there and the campus is real [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Paige Spencer going to Tennessee Tech

Paige Spencer, recent Amelia High School graduate, will be attending Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tn., to further her education and to continue playing soccer. She has decided she will be a nursing major. “I picked Tennessee Tech because they contacted me first and they have a really awesome nursing program,” she said. At Amelia High, [ Read More ]

Amelia’s Muncie is going on to Thomas More College

Zack Muncie, Amelia High School senior, has signed a letter-of-intent to further his education by majoring in the study of pre-pharmacy at Thomas More College in northern Kentucky. He also plans to play football for the Saints. “They came and recruited me and I have some friends from Amelia who play for them and they [ Read More ]

Moon wins Batavia High School Benefit Run/Walk

The Batavia High School Athletic Department Benefit Run/Walk took place at East Fork State Park. Josh Moon was the first place finisher in a time of 20-minutes and 12-seconds. A total of 50 competitors took part. Rounding out the best of the finishers along with their respective times were Hunter Stith (21:37), Derek Jones (21:51), [ Read More ]

Starling Lake is one of many fine bodies of water local fisherman like to throw a line into

Fishing has been one of Clermont County’s most popular outdoor sports and relaxations. This has been known for years because our county’s earliest recorded history has written of the vast number of waterways within our borders and how many people survived their earliest years of living in the county through fishing for food supply. Nothing [ Read More ]

Kathy Demarko’s Annual Glen Este Pro-Am Bowling Camp strikes its annual success

The Annual Kathy Demarko’s Bowling Camp and Junior Pro Am took place recently at Cherry Grove Lanes in Union Township. The head of the camp was Kathy Demarko the very successful boys and girls bowling coach at Glen Este High School. She said, “When all of the coaches got together and met after the camp [ Read More ]


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