News Archive

Teens raise money for shelter

Clermont 20/20 youth student leaders have donated $500 to the Batavia James Sauls Homeless Shelter. As part of a required group project for Look to Clermont, the youth leadership initiative of Clermont 20/20, the students held a fund-raiser at the Milford Bowling Lanes on St. Patrick’s Day to raise the donated funds which were presented to the shelter in an informal check presentation ceremony April 18. Bethel-Tate High School junior Tammy Guseman said that they chose the shelter because they wanted to ease the stress and ‘help out’ the homeless population in the county.

Suspect arrested in home invasion

The Pierce Township Police Department has arrested a suspect in a violent home invasion/aggravated robbery that occurred Tuesday morning, April 10. The police department said that at approximately 2 a.m., Lloyd Sill, 35, and two black male accomplices help up four people at gunpoint in a Pierce Township home located on Culver Court.

Detective Brown promoted to sergeant in Union Township

Already enjoying his status as a television personality and valued member of the Union Township Police Department, Detective Jeff Brown was recently elevated to the rank of sergeant.

Tate Township residents descend on Bethel Council

Completing the regular portion of their meeting in just over 11 minutes total, the Bethel Village Council last week endured over an hour and a half of grilling from Tate Township residents who were concerned that the village may try to strong-arm them into annexing into the village.

Clermont Public Library encouraging students to turn off the television

The Clermont County Public Library wants local students to turn off the television and design a bookmark instead. The first category is students in kindergarten through eighth grade and the second category is high school students.

Suspicious death under investigation

The New Richmond Police Department is investigating a suspected drug overdose. The preliminary autopsy results for 19-year-old Clayton Brown, found dead in a New Richmond mobile home April 10, may have indicated a possible drug overdose.

Drug bust made in Amelia

Two women have been arrested in Amelia for possessing illegal narcotics. At 3:20 a.m. April 6, Amelia Police officer Matt Braden pulled over a vehicle on Main Street for an equipment violation.

Wayne Township PD will use $11K grant to crack down on problems

A new grant received by the Wayne Township Police Department may help increase patrols in an effort to crack down on some of the township’s most common crimes, said a press release from the department. According to Police Chief Joseph Mullins, a grant of more than $11,000 will go to help the new department address some of the nagging issues in the township.

Ridge Club to celebrate 50th anniversary

The Batavia Ridge Club will be celebrating 50 wet and wonderful years of service this spring. The club, which began in 1957, is hoping that past members will turn out at the festivities, and bring memories and pictures along with them. Located on top of the hill on East Main Street in Batavia, the Ridge Club is one of the few community swim clubs still open in the area. Offering classes, activities, and a range of other amenities, the Ridge Club is planning to embark on some improvements this year.

Air conditioner manufacturer opens in Miami Township

Representatives of Clermont County and Miami Township were on-hand last week to participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony at one of the township’s newest businesses. MilAir, a startup business that will be creating and constructing military-grade air conditioners to the armed forces, opened shop for the first time last week in preparation for what is hoped to be a big addition to the county economic system.


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