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Batavia Township recognizes Boy Scouts

The Batavia Township Board of Trustees expressed gratitude to a Boy Scout last week for his beautification efforts at the township park. Daniel Donaworth, a scout looking to complete a project for his Eagle Scout ranking, approached the township to see if there was anything he could do in the park to help out. The township was able to oblige, giving Donaworth the chance to go the extra half mile.

Two more drug arrests made in Union Township

The investigation is deepening into drug possession charges for a Union Township family. A search warrant executed at a residence on Oct. 22 by the Union Township Police and the Clermont County Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrest of a 17-year-old on drug and weapons charges.

UC Clermont Education Club collecting school supplies

The newly-formed Education Club at UC Clermont College is holding a school supply drive. The Education Club, which was formed last month, is attempting to acquire as many school supplies as possible to be donated to the inner-city school called the Bond Hill Academy in Roselawn.

Increased patrols are paying off in New Richmond

To ensure the safety of all students attending New Richmond schools, the New Richmond Police Department is spending more time patrolling the school zones and enforcing the posted speed limits this school year. According to New Richmond Police Chief David Willoughby, the amped up enforcement efforts have already yielded some major results.

Homecoming party held for local soldier

Clermont County celebrated the return of Army Specialist and local hero Scott Compton with a surprise homecoming ceremony Nov. 26. Arriving at what he had been led to believe was a surprise party for his grandmother on the Clermont County fairgrounds Nov. 26, an astonished Compton entered the multi-purpose building decorated in his honor to a standing ovation and thunderous applause.

Free car seat check offered at Union Township Fire Department

To ensure your child’s car seat is properly installed, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Union Township Fire Department are offering a free car seat check

Former coaches appear in court

Two former coaches in the Goshen school district appeared in court Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Clinton County to answer for charges of contributing to the unruliness of a child and providing alcoholic beverages to minors.

Batavia Business Chamber formed

The Batavia Business Association has changed it’s name to the Batavia Business Chamber. Chamber president Tony Thomas, who is the proprietor of the Clermont Inn in Batavia, said that the association decided to change the name of the organization at the regular meeting last month.

Flu shots will be more widely available this year

As the cold, wet weather of winter settles into the area, a winter rite-of-passage is available again, and in good supply. Flu shots are once again the buzzword of the day, and are more readily available this year than has been the case in the recent past, said Clermont County Health District Head of Nursing Deena Elliott.

Drug search leads to the arrest of one

An infant was removed from a residence and placed with Clermont County Children’s Protective Services by the county as a result of a recent drug search executed in Union Township. The Clermont County Special Response Team led the search of a residence on Mercury Drive that resulted in the arrest of one man and the removal of the child last week.

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