News Archive

Clinic for Medicare patients opens

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A new medical care option for patients with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicare Advantage is now available for Clermont and Hamilton County residents. CareMore, LLC, opened April 6 to patients. The business held a grand opening on April 15. CareMore hopes to be an asset to doctors in [ Read More ]

Students plan to bring stand up desks to Batavia

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Three Live Oaks Career Campus students are hoping to bring stand up desks into Batavia Elementary School. Ashley Collins, Grace Hornsby and Sydney Payne, all seniors, were inspired to research the desks after listening to a podcast by Kelly Starrett, a physical therapy doctor in California, Collins said. The three [ Read More ]

Pierce Township may meet sulfur dioxide air standards

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Pierce Township may be recognized as having acceptable sulfur dioxide air quality after the W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond closed. Because Beckjord is closed permanently, the State of Ohio plans to ask the United States Environmental Protection Agency to recognize the air quality in Pierce Township as meeting National [ Read More ]

Historic covered bridge reopens

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The only covered bridge in Clermont County, which battled age, a fire, a car accident and overweight trucks, was reopened to the public after a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 15. Over half of the wooden construction of the Stonelick-Williams Corner Covered Bridge was retained from the original bridge, which [ Read More ]

Bethel to put levy on ballot

By Kelly Doran Sun staff After the village of Bethel Council voted down a proposed one percent income tax on April 9, they met on April 16 and voted to put an 8 mill levy on the ballot in August. An 8 mill levy will bring in about $240,000, Mayor Alan Ausman said, which will [ Read More ]

House explodes in Tate Twp

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A house exploded in Tate Township April 16 with enough force to be felt throughout the village. The Bethel-Tate Fire Department received a call at 5:30 p.m. that there was an explosion and the house at 2619 Spring St. was on fire, Chief Rick Stowell said. It took about an [ Read More ]

CDBG approved for fiscal year 2015

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners have approved a recommendation for a Community Development Block Grant plan for fiscal year 2015. Annette Decatur, grant coordinator, presented the applications to Commissioners Dave Uible and Ed Humphrey during informal session on April 8. There were 21 applications this year, four of which were ineligible [ Read More ]

Humane society holding fundraiser

By Kelly Doran Sun staff For the rest of the month of April, the Clermont to the Rescue Humane Society and Jeff Wyler Eastgate Automall will be partnering for a “fill the truck” fundraiser. The purpose of the fundraiser, which began April 6, is to get donations and publicity for the humane society, said Donna [ Read More ]

Ohio Library Day Celebrated

Emily Wichman, Clermont County Library Williamsburg Branch Manager on left, accepted the Ohio Library Day proclamation from Commissioners Ed Humphrey, middle, and Dave Uible made on April 8. Ohio Library Day is April 14 in Clermont County.

Batavia Automotive holds grand opening

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Matt Peterson, owner of Batavia Automotive, prides himself on never upselling a customer. Peterson, an Owensville resident, opened his store on November 1, 2014 and held a grand opening the week of April 6. Peterson modeled Batavia Automotive off of a 1950s or 1960s garage because a lot of shops [ Read More ]


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