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Bethel-Tate board suspends teacher

The Bethel-Tate School board enacted a resolution to consider termination of teacher Clint Kirker at a special meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28. The board also agreed to suspend Kirker without pay. Kirker has been on a paid administrative leave since October 2009. He has also coached football and basketball for the school district.

Patchell Day proclaimed in Milford as long-time postal worker retires

Postman Kenny Patchell delivered the mail to the east side of Milford for the last time Saturday, Jan. 30. Patchell, who has delivered the mail on the same route for 32 years, retired on Jan. 30. Milford Mayor Amy Brewer was at the U.S. Post Office at Castleberry Court on Tuesday, Feb. 2 to read a proclamation.

Kitchen of Hope serves free meals

The current economic situation is creating opportunities for some people to fulfill a need. Brenda Braden, of Bethel, says that the Lord kept speaking to her heart to feed his people. Braden, a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, said the first thing she did was create a plan of action and present it to Pastor Bill Bowdle.

Former Amelia coach charged

Moore accused of sexual battery A former Amelia High School assistant basketball coach was indicted on one count of sexual battery Wednesday, Jan. 26. Robert Moore, 22, of Union Township was charged following a party in Amelia on Jan. 8. Moore was an assistant coach for the Amelia freshman girls basketball team. According to Clermont [ Read More ]

Veterans Service Commission member sworn in

After a five-year absence, Don Chandler, of Milford, has rejoined the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission board. Chandler previously served on the board as a representative of the Vietnam Veterans of America for five years. He was appointed to an additional three years to finish out a term as a representative for the American Legion.

Charges filed against four suspects in graffiti case

A Batavia police officer discovered four men walking along the railroad tracks off Roudebush Lane in Batavia Township approximately 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19. He noted that they were carrying several cans of spray paint and had bags with paint spray nozzles.

Bethel school board to discuss future funding

The Bethel-Tate Board of Education held a special meeting Monday, Jan. 25 to discuss plans for an all-day planning retreat session. The session will focus on the financial needs of the district, the pay-to-participate program, open enrollment and staffing concerns.

New Amelia fiscal officer steps down

It was announced during the Amelia Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 18 that the recently hired fiscal officer, Steve Force, has resigned from the position. Force was hired by council Jan. 4 of this year and only worked a few days when he decided that the job wasn’t for him.

More than 50 face drug charges after Goshen bust

More than 100 drug related charges are expected after an eight-month long drug trafficking investigation in Goshen Township. Many of those cases have already been indicted, and more are expected as cases are considered by the grand jury over the next three Wednesdays.

Destination Artists set for Jan. 30-31 in New Richmond

The Village of New Richmond will play host to a number of Cincinnati area artists during Destination Artists, scheduled for 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 and Sunday, Jan. 31. The fourth annual event will feature the paintings of world renowned wildlife artist John Ruthven. His work can be viewed at Abacus Business Service located 320 Sycamore Street in New Richmond.


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