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Bicentennial celebration was memorable

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia’s Bicentennial celebration, which ran with the 2014 Taste of Clermont festival, was a fun, memorable weekend for residents in the village. The celebration featured several days of activities and entertainment for residents as well as an opportunity to look back at the village’s rich history. Batavia Mayor John Thebout [ Read More ]

National Night Out draws a huge crowd

By Kristin Rover Sun staff National Night Out, a nation-wide event held to encourage communities to come together and prevent crime, was held in villages and townships throughout Clermont County Aug. 5. The Milford Miami Township National Night Out, held in the Target parking lot in Milford, drew a huge crowd. “It was a very [ Read More ]

Man hurt in assault at jail

Staff report A man was hospitalized after an assault at the Clermont County Jail Aug. 10. According to Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, Kenneth Edward McFarland, 33, of New Richmond was involved in an altercation at the jail involving two other inmates. Rodenberg said McFarland was involved in a verbal altercation which led to an assault [ Read More ]

County moving forward with 2014 road resurfacing program

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved agreements with various townships and villages and the city of Milford for the 2014 road resurfacing program during their July 30 meeting. Jeremy Evans, with the Clermont County Engineers Office, presented the list of participating townships and villages as well as the roads that will be [ Read More ]

New Richmond Riverdays will be Aug. 15-17

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A weekend full of good music, fun activities, fireworks, and camaraderie is coming to the banks of the Ohio River. The bicentennial Riverdays festival will be held Aug. 15-17 in the village of New Richmond. Gary Skeene, member of the Riverfest Committee, said the festival is expected to be a [ Read More ]

More traffic changes in effect in Eastgate

Staff report More traffic changes are going into effect in Eastgate, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Beginning July 28, the exit ramp from east State Route 32 to Eastgate Boulevard will be closed and the new ramp, which traverses on top of the tunnel and is located west of Eastgate Boulevard will open [ Read More ]

Batavia trustees work with residents to solve noise problem

By Kristin Rover Sun staff For Julie Bach and Connect Christian Church, Batavia Township Community Center provides the perfect venue to host a growing, free sports camp for children during the summer. For George Wheaton, who lives on Quincy Court in the township, the camp brings with it loud music, especially loud bass, that is [ Read More ]

Batavia Township Trustees recognize volunteers Aug. 4

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Batavia Township trustees recognized Mark and Donna Cann for their service as volunteers during their Aug. 4 meeting. Administrator Rex Parsons said Mark and Donna Cann volunteered to help build the playground at the community center and also volunteered during Reds Rookie Success League. “They clearly have a strong sense [ Read More ]

Batavia Township Community Center being eyed for soccer events

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Batavia Township Community Center is becoming a hot spot for sports activities in the county. In 2012, Jay Bruce helped fund Brian Wilson Field, a field renovated for the UC Clermont Cougars baseball team and other teams to play on, and now the community center is being sought as [ Read More ]

Oldsmobile Nationals draws visitors to Clermont County

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Oldsmobile owners from across the United States came together in Clermont County July 30-Aug. 2 for the 2014 Oldsmobile Nationals. The four-day car show was held at Holiday Inn and Suites and Eastgate Mall in Union Township and hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Oldsmobile Club. Parking lots were [ Read More ]

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