It began at a Native American Powwow Jan. 25, 2008, when Cameron Williams, then age 9, drew some pictures and sold them to raise money for veterans. She raised $38 that day for the local VFW and since that time, she has raised more than $4,500.
Leo Bradley of Owensville has recently authored a very informative, easy-reading book that any fan of the Cincinnati Reds should read. Bradley is a full professor and chairman of the Department of Educational Leadership and Human Resource Development at Xavier University. He is a long-time fan of the Cincinnati Reds and a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.
The Look Program at Clermont 20/20 has been working with area high school students throughout the school year to develop leadership skills, provide opportunities to put their skills to practice, instill in them a life-long commitment to community service and learn the dynamics of working in the community.
A special meeting of the Union Township trustees was held Monday, Dec. 14 to close on the purchase of land in the Ivy Pointe development. The land was to be purchased by the township as a result of an agreement with Cincinnati United Contractors dating back to 2007 when they agreed to purchase the land from the developer for $300,000 an acre.
A case that began in May 2008 with the rape of a 7-year-old girl has resulted in a sentence of life in prison for Michael Gray, 33, of Loveland. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Clermont County Municipal Court, Judge Victor Haddad sentenced Gray to life in prison without parole on the charge of rape.
An attack at Clermont Nursing and Convalescent Home located on State Route 28 in Miami Township on Thursday, Dec. 17 has left one man dead and his roommate has been charged with murder. Miami Township Police arrested Greg Baurichter, 61, a resident of the nursing home on Dec. 17.
The Village of New Richmond held its annual River Village Christmas Friday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 12. Large crowds filled the streets to enjoy music, crafts, refreshments and carriage rides during the weekend. In addition to the middle school choir, there were performances by the New Richmond High School Troubadours, a brass quartet and Christmas carolers.
A lifetime of devotion to work they love is something that not many people can boast about, but Williamsburg Fire Chief Richard Malott has been a firefighter all his life and says that he really doesn’t want to step down. Malott remembers hanging out at the fire station when he was about 6-years-old. His father, Virgil Malott, was the assistant chief for the Williamsburg Fire Department.
When the former Gold Miner’s Inn was listed for sale, Craig Lytle said he really had no plans to purchase it, but he does have an interest in the Village of Batavia and so he bought it in July 2009. Since that time he has put a new roof on the building, replaced the siding, added new windows and doors and made the place secure. He is currently working on the inside of the building, tearing out old drywall and replacing all the electric wiring.
The streets in Williamsburg were lined with luminaries on Friday, Dec. 4, as residents strolled down Main Street for the annual Trains of Williamsburg Christmas Walk. The Williamsburg Township Fire Department brought Santa Claus to the corner of Third and Main streets to visit with children during the evening.