Archive for September, 2015

Week 4 Round Up: Six local teams squared off on Friday

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Week 4 saw six Clermont County teams square off against one another in non-conference action with Bethel-Tate, Goshen and New Richmond emerging victorious. Williamsburg and Glen Este also notched big wins. New Richmond 37, Batavia 22: Traveling to Holman Stadium, New Richmond was able to overcome four interceptions by senior [ Read More ]

Two women plead guilty to grand theft from Milford Youth Basketball Association

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor The two women who were indicted July 2014 for stealing money from the Milford Youth Basketball Association pleaded guilty to a fifth degree felony charge of grand theft on Sept. 16 in the Clermont County Common Pleas Court. Carey Chesser, of Stonelick Township, and Shannon Wenzel, of Miami Township, could [ Read More ]

Glen Este cracks AP top-10

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor For the first time in school history, the Glen Este football team has cracked the top-10 of the Associated Press Division II state football poll. The Trojans, fresh off of their 48-45 overtime win over Loveland, were voted No. 10 by a panel of sports writers and broadcasters from across [ Read More ]

Bethel goes back-to-back in SBC, Amelia wins first title since 1978

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Golf is a fickle game. One day your swing is in sync, you can’t miss a green and putts are dropping from everywhere. The next, you can’t hit the ball solid, you’re searching through the high grass looking for yet another wayward drive and you couldn’t putt a ball into [ Read More ]

Milford adds lacrosse as high school sport

By Kelly Doran Editor The Milford Board of Education got a round of applause after they unanimously approved adding lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning next fall. The board voted during the September 17 meeting for the district to sponsor four teams, boys and girls varsity and junior varsity. The Ohio High School Athletic Association [ Read More ]

Wound care expert to present on wound bed preparation

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces Mercy Health – West Hospital is hosting a special guest, Dot Weir, a thought leader, author and keynote presenter on advanced wound care management. Weir will present on wound bed preparation and evidenced-based treatment modalities in the Auditorium at [ Read More ]

County Boards of Elections get green light for E-Pollbooks

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced on September 14 that county boards of elections may begin moving forward with the purchase of e-pollbooks. The General Assembly appropriated $12.7 million to aid county governments in covering the cost of upgrading to e-pollbooks during the biennial budget (Am. Sub. H.B. 64) approved on June 30. “E-pollbooks [ Read More ]

Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair

An Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Harmony Hill Museum Carriage House, 299 South Third Street, Willliamsburg, Ohio, sponsored by the Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association, Inc. Qualified antique and coin appraisers will be available to appraise your items. Cost per item [ Read More ]

Taliaferro Chapter begins new 6 meeting term

The Taliaferro Chapter, NSDAR, began their new term of six meetings with Regent, Diana J. Schwartz, presiding, on September 12, in the Historic Presbyterian Church, Georgetown. The first meeting began with a luncheon at noon, catered by The Country Inn. The chapter is celebrating 125 years of volunteer service to America, 1890-2015. Taliaferro Chapter was [ Read More ]

New Richmond School Board asks for override of governor’s veto

The Board of Education of the New Richmond Exempted Village School District passed a resolution at its September 21 meeting asking legislative representatives to sponsor and pass override legislation to Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s veto of PUTPP Reimbursements for FY17 which will cost the district more than $700,000. PUTPP Reimbursements are payments Ohio makes to [ Read More ]


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