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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 ]

Book of Batavia history celebrates 200th anniversary

The Village of Batavia has published Batavia: August 2014, a history of the village’s first 200 years. The book is available at the Batavia Town Hall for $15. The title draws on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s August 1914, the beginning of World War I, which occurred as Batavia was celebrating its centennial anniversary. Published in cooperation with [ Read More ]

County may build a new records center

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A new records center building could be constructed in Clermont County in the near future. Clermont County Commissioners are looking for an architect to help with the planning of a records building. “This is the beginning of the project to look at options for the construction of a new records [ Read More ]

Village of Batavia ready to celebrate bicentennial

By Art Hunter Editor Batavia’s bicentennial celebration, which has been years in the making, will get underway Wednesday, Aug. 6 with a concert by the Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra. The free concert will begin at 7 p.m. on the courthouse square. The concert is being sponsored by the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and marks [ Read More ]

Columbarium to be installed at Mt. Moriah Cemetery

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Residents will soon have another way to remember a loved one at Union Township’s Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Union Township Trustees approved the purchase of a columbarium that will be used at the cemetery during their July 24 meeting. Administrator Ken Geis said a columbarium is a structure that is used [ Read More ]

National Night Out will be observed Aug. 5

By Kristin Rover Sun staff National Night Out, a national initiative to promote crime prevention and community camaraderie, will be Tuesday, Aug. 5 this year. The National Association of Town Watch introduced National Night Out as America’s Night Out Against Crime in 1984, according to the organization, and several local police and fire departments will [ Read More ]

Amelia receives EPA grant for improvements

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The village of Amelia received an Ohio EPA Surface Water Improvement Fund Grant at the end of June. Amelia Mayor Todd Hart said the $94,000 non-matching grant will be used to improve the surface water runoff at Spencer Shank Park in the village. “It is to take our retention basin [ Read More ]


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