Archive for March, 2012

RICK COMBS
Sheriff’s office investigating 1982 murder case

Permm Gilbert was 46 years old and was living with his family along State Route 774 just inside Brown County, Ohio at the time of his death on or about May 23, 1982. Our office, Clermont County Sheriff, became involved in his disappearance after his nude body was found in a low lying ditch along [ Read More ]

GEORGE BROWN
It’s time to grill some burgers and dogs

We used our grill for the first time last weekend, although I have to admit all we grilled were some chicken breasts Yvonne had marinated. They were good, but with summer in the air and the baseball season just around the corner it’s time to have friends over to grill some burgers and dogs. I [ Read More ]

SHERROD BROWN
Standing up for women

Women in Ohio – and throughout the United States – deserve leaders who are willing to fight for them. Yet, a vital law that protects women has expired. Domestic violence affects women, families, and communities in major cities, small towns, and rural communities in our state. More than 70,000 Ohioans made domestic dispute calls in [ Read More ]

ROB PORTMAN
Health care law: nothing to celebrate

Two years ago this week, President Obama signed his health care bill into law with the promises that more federal mandates, rules and regulations would lower costs, and that Americans happy with their current health insurance would be able to keep that coverage. Unfortunately, these promises have not been kept. The health care bill is [ Read More ]

Milford state qualifiers headline the Fort Ancient Valley All-Conference teams

The Milford High School boys’ swim team had a banner year in 2012 as they sent representatives to the state meet in Canton in six different events. The latest honors for the Aqua Eagles came earlier this month when Milford had seven different events qualify as All-Conference selections.   Leading the way for Milford was [ Read More ]

Glen Este has 10 named to the FAVC All-Conference Teams

The Fort Ancient Valley Conference announced its All-Conference Wrestling teams earlier this month, which were dominated by the purple and white of Glen Este.   The Trojans landed four members on the First Team, five on the Second Team and added one more as an Honorable Mention. The Trojans finished second in the FAVC Meet, [ Read More ]

Gresham named Southern Buckeye All-Conference Player of the Year

The Southern Buckeye Conference announced its All-Conference teams earlier this month headlined by Goshen’s two-time state champion Chaz Gresham being named Player of the Year and New Richmond coach Deron Shinkle being named Coach of the Year.   Gresham, who wrestled at 182 lbs. this year, was head and shoulders above most of his competition [ Read More ]

New Richmond announces Herman as new football coach, Malotke as girls’ soccer coach

New Richmond High School announced the hiring of two varsity head coaches following a March 19 Board of Education approval. Scott Herman officially became the next head football coach and Chris Malotke was named the girls’ varsity soccer coach.   New Richmond announced on March 13 that they had hired Scott Herman as the school’s [ Read More ]

Batavia Floral Creations and Gifts continues tradition of service to customers

Batavia Floral Creations and Gifts, a full-service florist located in downtown Batavia, has been serving customers since 1987. In 2011 the business, which is located at 229 East Main Street, entered a new phase of its existence. Last November the business’s founders, Skip and Mary Lou Parrott, sold the shop to their daughter and her [ Read More ]

Evans Street, 72

Evans L. Street, 72, died March 17. Street is survived by his wife Carolyn, son Evans Jr., grandchildren Anthony, Matthew and Brandon, siblings Nora Shull, Darrell Street, Becky Combs, Gail Clark, Dorcas Hale, Helen Littleton, Brenda Butler, Linda Phillips and Billy Arch. He was preceded in death by his son Jimmy Wayne Street, parents Lee [ Read More ]


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