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Williamsburg trustees, council hold joint meeting

During a joint meeting of Williamsburg Village Council and Williamsburg Township Trustees Thursday, Jan. 28, several issues were discussed. The Hike Bike Trail from Williamsburg to Batavia was one of the topics.

Union Township seeks to rehire Geis as administrator

The Union Township Trustees voted to consider rehiring Ken Geis to the position of township administrator when they met Thursday, Jan. 28. Former administrator Geis has expressed an interest in the position. He held the job previously until his retirement in 2006.

Two Brown County teens killed in car crash

A one-vehicle crash took the life of Zachary R. Carnahan, 16, of Mt. Orab at 4:24 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 and later, Ricky Morgeson, 16, of Mt. Orab died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Study results presented to Williamsburg officials

For several years, the Clermont County Transportation Improvement District has been exploring ways to promote safe travel, encourage economic growth and make the best use of the land along the state Route 32 corridor. On Thursday, Jan. 28, Andy Johns with the Board of County Commissioners Planning Department presented the results of several studies to a joint meeting of Williamsburg Village Council and Williamsburg Township Trustees.

Batavia fires its village administrator

Batavia’s village administrator has been terminated by the village council. Near the end of council’s regular meeting Monday, Feb. 1, councilman Kent Teague made a motion to terminate the employment of the administrator, Rebecca Prem Groppe.

Amelia Council approves first step for replacement levy

The Amelia Village Police Department received a vote of confidence from council members during the meeting on Monday, Feb. 1 when they agreed to ask voters to approve a replacement levy for the police department. After hearing a presentation by Amelia Police Chief Jeff Sucher, council members voted to begin the process of putting a levy on the ballot in May.

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 ]


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