Believe it or not, it’s all true. Clermont County official historian and journalist Richard Crawford entertained and informed community members about the strange and unusual history of the area in a presentation at the Bethel Branch Library Oct. 1.
Clermont County has placed another feather in its economic cap with the landing of a contract with global information technology company Tata Consultancy Services to open a delivery center in Miami Township. The Business Week Asia Top 50 business is expected to bring over 1,000 jobs to the area.
History buffs in the Milford/Miami Township area have the opportunity this weekend to enjoy a guided tour of one of the areas oldest features. A Walk Through Historic Greenlawn Cemetery, hosted by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society, is the first in what is hoped to be a tradition of historical tours of the local and historic cemetery.
The village of Owensville is asking residents to approve a 1.5 mill renewal tax levy in November. If approved by voters, the tax levy, which is a continuing levy that has been in existence for years, will be for a period of an additional five years.
A fund-raiser for Tyler May, a disabled 10-year-old boy who lives in Milford with his mother Renee Day, will be held at the Owensville Clermont County Fairgrounds Oct. 14.
Four candidates are seeking election to one open seat on the Goshen Township Board of Trustees. Gary Hornsby, Bob Hausermann, Thomas Risk and John Kuntz are hoping to occupy the position to help guide a township that is on the brink of experiencing a new wave of growth.
“Out Of The Shadow: A Personal Look at Schizophrenia and the Mental Health System,” an award-winning documentary film chronicling one family’s struggle with mental illness, will be screened for the community at the Child Focus Training Center Oct. 9.
The debate on their effectiveness and safety may be ongoing, but the decision as to whether to use them locally may be coming to a close. The Batavia Township Trustees heard a presentation on Oct. 2 about outfitting their township deputies with Tazers, a electrical device touted to be an effective police tool for incapacitating dangerous subjects without causing injury.
Federal money will be coming to Clermont County soon in an effort to lessen the damage caused by the severe drought experienced this summer. A part of the Emergency Conservation Program, or ECP, the money is available to help farmers locally to develop new or better ways to water their livestock.
An estimated 1,000 Clermont County residents participated in the Great Outdoors Weekend Sept. 29-30. The Great Outdoor Weekend Event was designed as a way for county families and residents to get outside and take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities that are available in the area, said event organizer Heather Hah.