News Archive

Child drowns in New Richmond

Clermont County Sheriff’s deputies and Monroe Township EMS officials were dispatched to a residence on Frank Willis Memorial Road, in New Richmond around 9 p.m. Sunday, June 28. The caller reported a possible drowning.

Milford, CNE students participate in a robotics technology camp

Technology companies all over the country are finding it harder than ever to harvest new talent out of universities, so one local company is planting a few more seeds. Tata Consultancy Services in Milford recently hosted 27 high school students at a two day technology camp.

Crash kills one person

A one car crash on Amelia Olive Branch Road just south of Old State Route 74, in Batavia Township, killed one man and sent another to University Hospital. The crash occurred at 1:49 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 and claimed the life of Timmy Allan O’Neal, 20, of Bethel.

Union Township parks offer residents options

Parks in Union Township now have some new options from which residents can take advantage. Both Clepper and Veterans’ parks now have wi-fi capabilities.They have been installed in the main concession and basketball areas of Clepper Park and all areas of Veterans’ Park are covered.

River Sweep has accomplished goal

A pollution control initiative that began 20 years ago is having a positive impact on the Ohio River Basin. On Saturday, June 20, volunteers combed the banks of the Ohio River in search of debris during River Sweep 2009.

County welcomes Spc. Thompson home

Army Specialist Shaun Thompson, 24, a native of New Richmond, was welcomed back to Clermont County on Tuesday, June 16 during the commissioners meeting. SPC Thompson, an infantryman in the U.S. Army, just returned last week from a 15 month deployment to Sadr City, Iraq.

Township finalizes plan for memorial

The final plans for the Clermont County Military Memorial were approved by Batavia Township trustees Wednesday, June 17. The trustees held a special meeting to review updated plans by architects McGill Smith Punshon, Inc.

Board picks high school campus for new building

The Batavia Local School District Board of Education has decided that its preferred location for a new elementary building is at the high school campus. The decision came in a special meeting June 22.

Miller leaves legacy for the Milford community

The Milford community lost a dedicated servant and an “Angel of Mercy” on Monday, June 15. After a brief illness, Mary Jane Miller, 93, died leaving family, friends and the Milford community to mourn her passing and remember her service. Miller moved to the Cincinnati area in 1934, from Anderson, Ind. She met her husband, Bill Miller, and settled into the Milford community in 1952. She launched a career of voluntary service which affected the entire Milford community.

Milford DECA team earns top honors in nation

A group of nine students from the DECA Chapter at Milford High School and Great Oaks Career Center recently won top honors at the DECA National Competition in Anaheim, Calif. The students and their marketing instructor Ed Pregitzer were invited to the Clermont County Commissioners meeting on June 16 in recognition of their achievements.


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