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Founders’ Day celebrated in Bethel

The Burke Park Log Cabin Committee held the third annual Founders’ Day Celebration June 27-28. Committee chairman Ron Shouse said that this year’s event, held in Bethel’s Burke Park, proved to be one of the organization’s best fund-raising efforts yet.

Police arrest Union Township hotel robber

On Sunday, June 2 the Union Township Police, with the assistance of Cincinnati Police Department District 2 and the Hamilton County Sherriff’s Department, arrested Joshua Randall, 24, of Walton Ky., after an early Saturday morning aggravated robbery of the Best Western Hotel in Union Township.

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.


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