Community Archive

Signal to maintain two-way traffic on U.S. 52

Bridge repair work that requires a 30-day lane closure on U.S. 52 in Point Pleasant, began Friday, June 19, with two-way traffic maintained by a traffic signal. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane closures. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as [ Read More ]

Resolution honoring the birth of President Ulysses S. Grant

Grant was Born in Clermont County and Raised in Brown County Wednesday, June 10, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) cosponsored a Senate resolution that proclaims 2022 as the bicentennial year for the celebration of the birth of President Ulysses S. Grant, a southwest Ohio native born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822 and raised [ Read More ]

Franklin Township Historical Society

By Linda Poe Members of the Franklin Township Historical Society have been very busy this past year.  Several members have been busy cleaning up the 1782 Mount Olive Cemetery.  They have cut down trees, removed weeds, installed a new fence and have begun the process of cleaning the monuments.   Volunteers are needed to keep the [ Read More ]

Library to host Laura Ingalls Wilder program

Meet Pamela Smith Hill, the author of the new book “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, at the Union Township Branch Library. Hill will talk Tuesday, June 30, with the public via Skype about her book that was on the New York Times Best Sellers list for four weeks. The book is [ Read More ]

Couple engaged

Bailey, Collin, and Chloe Swearingin are pleased to announce the engagement of their mother, Tiffany Swearingin, Georgetown to Douglas Coyne, II, Georgetown. Tiffanys parents are Dottie Seaman, Hamersville and Joseph Leach Jr., Hamersville. Dougs parents are Julia and Douglas Coyne. Doug works for Powder Alloy and Tiffany is in home health care for adults with [ Read More ]

Legion donates to CCDD

When Bill and Carol Kern became volunteers for the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD), they had no idea they would be remembered long after they passed away. The Kerns were members of the Loveland American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary for many years and volunteered their time for any project that was important to [ Read More ]

Clermont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Good finance is important to everything government does,” Auditor Yost said. Sound budgetary decisions depend on clean and accurate [ Read More ]

Batavia students and teachers travel to Peru

By Kevin Scheel Spanish Teacher/ Varsity Boys Soccer Coach From June 4th to the 14th, I traveled to Peru with 16 students from Batavia, 2 English teachers, and one other adult. We traveled the coastal desert of Lima, the mountainous highlands of the Andes, and ventured into the Amazon Rainforest near the Bolivian/Brazilian border. We [ Read More ]

Clermont County Board of Election Member, David A. Lane, passes unexpectedly

David A. Lane, Board Member of the Clermont County Board of Elections since 2006, passed away on June 16th after a brief illness. “Dave Lane was a valued member of the Board. He worked to ensure that elections in Clermont County were conducted in the highest ethical manner. His presence will be missed,” said Chairman [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center hosts summer career experience

On June 3 and 4, 2015, 95 eighth, ninth and tenth grade students joined the staff at Grant Career Center for a fun, activity-filled Summer Career Experience. The Summer Career Experience was open to all students finishing the eighth or ninth grade from Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, and Williamsburg school districts. Students arrived early and [ Read More ]

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