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Moscow man charged with voter fraud

The Clermont County Board of Elections has turned over information to the prosecutor’s office in a possible voter fraud case regarding the Moscow Village Council race. After a recount held Dec. 3, 2009, the board of elections determined that Terry Gorth of Wells Street in Moscow voted twice in the Nov. 3, 2009 election.

County Commissioner returns from trip-of-a-lifetime to the Middle East

Families in Clermont County gathered around their Christmas trees and opened presents on Christmas morning but Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud spent a non-traditional kind of Christmas day riding a camel in Egypt. Proud arrived in Doha, Qatar at the invitation of his friend and former Clermont County Clerk of Court David Caudill, just in time for their annual National Day Parade.

Area seniors invited to luncheon

The United Methodist Women of Emmanuel Methodist Church are planning several community events beginning with a free Senior Citizen Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Seniors are invited to bring a friend to this event.

Neglected horses are improving

The four surviving thoroughbred horses, along with a donkey and a miniature horse, taken from a Bethel farm Dec. 28 in an alleged animal cruelty case, are eating well, their energy is returning, and they are getting frisky, according to veterinarian Dr. Brenda Specht.

United Way providing ways to help in Haiti

The United Way is providing ways to help Haiti through United Way Worldwide. Individuals, companies and organizations interested in helping people affected by the earthquake in Haiti with a monetary donation can donate through the United Way Worldwide Disaster Fund.

Miami Township Fire and EMS member deploys to Haiti

Lt. William Richardson, a rescue technician with Miami township Fire and EMS, has deployed to Haiti with Ohio Task Force 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Team headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.

Batavia Township native to work at Pentagon

A former Batavia Township resident, OSU Extension office worker and Clermont County Senior Services worker Glenn Welling, has been assigned to a newly created program at the Pentagon. Welling has served in the U.S. Navy for 31 years, for the last 27 years as a reservist. His experience has landed him the position of deputy executive director for the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program.

Snow days become construction days for a Newtonsville family

A local family spent much of their time outside constructing an igloo following a recent snow storm. “I wanted to show the kids that they could build an igloo out of nothing,” said Robert Howard. “We only used five gallon buckets and a few snow shovels to create the igloo.”

Move to rescind CNE’s inside millage fails

More than 200 residents of the Clermont Northeastern School District met in the Early Childhood Education Center for a special school board meeting on Monday, Jan. 18. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the 3 mill tax increase approved by the board at a meeting Dec. 17, 2009.

Contract with administrator terminated by trustees

It was business as usual at the Union Township Trustees meeting on Thursday, Jan. 14 until the trustees went into a three-hour executive session. “We terminated our contract with administrator David Duckworth after a long discussion in executive session on Jan. 14,” said trustee Bob McGee.

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