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Milford High principal dies suddenly

Milford High School Principal Ray Bauer, 63, of Mason, collapsed after exercising and died Saturday, Aug. 29. According to superintendent Robert Farrell, the high school assistant principals were busy on Sunday, Aug. 30, contacting each member of the faculty to notify them of his death. The high school staff members met at the school on Sunday evening to make plans for Monday.

Dale remembered with memorial celebration

A large number of family, friends and former co-workers of Lois Brown Dale had an opportunity to share their memories of one of Clermont County’s trail blazers during a memorial celebration of her life on what would have been her 92nd birthday, Thursday, Aug. 27. The celebration was held in the Lois Brown Dale Friendship Center which was named in her honor.

Batavia food pantry offers help

The Inter Parish Ministry has been helping families throughout Clermont County with emergency food, clothing and assistance programs for more than 40 years. The group was started when four churches from three denominations saw a need and developed a pantry in Newtown.

Mobile health clinic for vets to be at bike show

The Veterans Administration mobile health clinic will be at the bike show, held at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, and Sunday, Aug. 30.

Union Township Web site is nearly complete

During the Union Township meeting Aug. 11, officials got a first look at the Web site redesign. Information technology director Chip Stewart presented a “live” update to the board showcasing many of the features available on the site.

Amelia residents to receive bills from Rumpke

Amelia residents will be receiving direct billing from Rumpke for trash removal beginning Sept. 1 according to a letter sent to all residents from Amelia Village Mayor Leroy Ellington. Until now, the village paid for this trash removal with a waste levy that was approved and implemented by citizens more than five years ago, according to Mayor Ellington.

Candidates have filed for November election

The deadline has passed for those seeking offices in the upcoming general election and the slate of candidates is long. Candidates had until Aug. 20 to get their petitions filed with the Clermont County Board of Elections. The board will meet 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, to certify the candidates and the upcoming issues.

Vietnam veterans reconnect

What started out as a local Vietnam veteran searching for former comrades has become an annual event and brought about much needed healing for a number of veterans. Oakley and Laura Noe, of Batavia, had connected with several of Oakley Noe’s friends from the U.S. Army 4th Infantry Division when they attended a 4th Infantry National Reunion.

Covered Bridge to receive makeover

A transportation enhancement project is underway which will preserve an historic landmark in Clermont County. The preliminary plans for the rehabilitation of Stonelick Williams Corner Covered Bridge located north of U.S. 50 in Stonelick Township have been approved.

Boats hit the water in New Richmond

The wall overlooking the Ohio River in New Richmond was filled with onlookers during the 17th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta which took place Saturday, Aug. 22, at RiverDays. There were 51 entries this year according to organizer of the event, Ray Perszyk. Three boats were registered to race in two separate events.

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