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Amelia to receive funding for streets

Amelia Village council members heard some encouraging news about street projects from Mayor Leroy Ellington during their regular meeting on Feb. 15. Ellington told council that a project to remove and replace 25 percent of failed curb and sidewalk selections along state Route 125 in preparation for Ohio Department of Transportation resurfacing will be funded in the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Main Street Act Project list.

Veterans voice concerns about pending revisions to Ohio’s history curriculum

Local veterans were invited to meet with representatives of the Ohio Department of Education for a meeting on Feb. 23. They were asked to share their concerns about proposed revisions to the social studies standards mandated by the Ohio General Assembly. District 10 school board member Jeff Hardin addressed his concerns.

Moscow man bulldozes home to foil foreclosure

A tangle of legal woes pushed Terry Hoskins, of Moscow, to take some desperate measures in early February. Hoskins rented a bulldozer and knocked down his $350,000 home rather than let the RiverHills Bank foreclose on the property.

Moore pleads guilty in animal abuse case

A former horse trainer, Chad Moore, 39, was in Clermont County Municipal Court on Tuesday, March 2. Moore pleaded guilty to two charges of abandoning animals when he stood before Judge Anthony Brock. Two additional charges of cruelty to animals were dropped in exchange for the guilty plea. Moore was sentenced to 180 days in jail, 90 days for each guilty plea.

Clermont township leaders recognized

Since 1994, Clermont 20/20 Inc., has been recognizing leaders throughout the county and on Thursday, Feb. 25, the 17th Annual Salute to Leaders Award Celebration was held at Eastgate Holiday Inn. Those recognized were selected from each township in Clermont County for their unselfish service and their contributions to their communities.

Pierce Township Trustees answer questions

More than 200 Pierce Township residents crowded into the cafeteria at Locust Corner Elementary School Tuesday, Feb. 23 to hear township trustees respond to their questions about spending. The Pierce Citizens Focus on Community group requested the meeting with trustees.

New library branch will offer more space

The Clermont County Public Library board has announced that a location has been secured for the Union Township Branch. On Tuesday, Feb. 23 the board authorized executive director Dave Mezack to enter into a contract to purchase the property located at 4450 Ryan’s Way for $875,000.

Disabilities board is going to the voters

The Clermont County Developmental Disabilities board is asking voters to approve a .9 mill replacement levy when they go to the polls on Tuesday, May 4. According to Sharon Woodrow, superintendent of CCDD, the levy was first passed in 1982.

Clermont 20/20 holds 17th annual Salute to Leaders

More than 450 people were present for the Clermont 20/20 Inc., 17th annual Salute to Leaders Thursday, Feb. 25. Cyndy Wright received the William H. Over Leadership Award, in part for her work with the Clermont County League of Women Voters. The Over Leadership Award is presented to an individual or organization that has made an impact through their leadership in improving the quality of life in Clermont County.

Clermont’s Judge Shriver is the new leader of a state judicial organization

Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James A. Shriver is the new president of the Ohio Association of Municipal and County Judges. Supreme Court of Ohio Justice Maureen O’Connor today (February 3, 2010) administered the oath of office to Judge Shriver during the association’s annual three day winter meeting in Dublin, Ohio.

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