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Village to close on Batavia Armory purchase soon

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   The village of Batavia will likely finalize the purchase of the Batavia Armory soon, despite discovering some deterioration of the floor in the main hall. Douglas Auxier, who owns the armory, located at 65 North Second St., reduced the price of the armory by $50,000 to $200,000 after the discovery. [ Read More ]

Man indicted for attempted murder

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   A New Richmond man was charged with various counts involving an alleged attempted murder after an August incident. Travis Booze, 19, was indicted by the Grand Jury on Sept. 22 for one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated murder, one count of attempted aggravated murder and one count of attempted [ Read More ]

Grand Jury indictments include grand theft, sexual battery

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Grand Jury of the Court of Common Pleas indicted for crimes that included grand theft, burglary and sexual battery on Sept. 20. Brian Coshnitzke, Jr., 26 of Florence, Kentucky, was indicted for one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth degree felony, and one count of grand [ Read More ]

School spotlight: New Batavia Elementary off to good start

By Megan Alley Sun staff   It’s been more than a month since the new Batavia Elementary School opened its doors to students at the start of the school year on Aug.17, and officials from the Batavia Local School District say things are going great. “The old school served the community well, but it reached [ Read More ]

Event informs community of resources

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   “Tonight is a night to get some information,” Beth Bullock, founder of Brave Choices, told attendees at the Goshen-Blanchester Community Townhall Meeting. The event, held on Sept. 21 at Spaulding Elementary, focused on the county’s issues with heroin and what organizations are doing to fight it. “We are all in [ Read More ]

Event caters to women curious about farming

By Megan Alley Sun staff The third annual Girls Night Out event will be held on Oct. 13 at Baxla Tractor Sales Inc. The event is being organized by the tractor sales company and the Clermont County Farm Bureau as a fundraiser to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates. “CASA is totally self-funded and totally volunteer [ Read More ]

Firefighters 5K adds Fall Fest

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The second Goshen Firefighters 5K Run/Walk has been expanded this year to include a Fall Fest. The events, which will be held Oct. 8, will benefit the Goshen Township Professional Firefighters Local 3932 and the Friends of Goshen Park District. All proceeds from the race will go towards Local 3932, except [ Read More ]

State audit finds errors in Wayne Township

By Megan Alley Sun staff An audit released on Sept. 22 by Auditor of State Dave Yost shows that Wayne Township’s fiscal officer received more than $14,000 in medical and hospital reimbursements that she shouldn’t have. Sandra Borchers, who has served as fiscal officer of the township for 13 years, received eight reimbursements totaling $14,325 [ Read More ]

Lead found in New Richmond water; could be false positive

By Megan Alley Sun staff Results from a recent water sample taken from the New Richmond Robin Grays Public Water System showed higher than acceptable levels of lead, but village officials think the issue may lay with the way the sample was collected and not with the water quality. “I have very little concern that [ Read More ]

Crash fatalities up in Clermont County

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County has seen a small rise in motor vehicle fatalities over last year, according to recent data by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. “We are seeing a spike in them this year,” said Lt. Wayne Price with the OSHP Batavia Post. So far this year, he has seen 16 fatal [ Read More ]

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