News Archive

Founders Day to be held in Bethel June 26-28

The Burke Park Log Cabin Committee will hold the Third Annual Founders Day celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. Friday June 26, from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, June 27, and from 12 – 4 p.m. Sunday, June 28.

Amelia Council meetings are now being televised

The backdrop, bright lights and microphones were new additions to the Amelia Council meeting on Monday, June 15, as the village began video taping the proceedings for Union Township Television and Clermont County Communications Channel.

Bethel-Tate approves athletics proposal

During the Bethel-Tate Board of Education meeting in May, a proposal was presented by Tanya Robinson to reinstate athletics by charging fees for participation. The board organized an Athletics Committee to review the proposal and make a recommendation. At its meeting Wednesday, June 10 the committee presented their report to the school board and a room filled with interested parents, teachers and coaches.

Thomas Wildey School gets a spring cleaning

The Thomas A. Wildey School, in Owensville, received a spring cleaning on Friday, June 12, when 100 volunteers entered the doors ready to help. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Loveland, has a volunteer program which provides youth opportunities to be of service to the community.

Plans for Dimmitt Woods senior complex have been unveiled

A senior housing complex is planned for an eight-acre site near the spot where Ezekiel Dimmitt built the first cabin in Batavia in 1797. On Wednesday, June 10, the public was invited to a special meeting at Batavia village offices for an unveiling of the plans for the project.

Support needed for Special Olympics

There are plenty of athletes around the state who excel in a variety of sports, but nowhere in the state can athletes be found who perform with the guts, intensity and determination that special Olympians display. The Ohio Special Olympics are slated for June 26 – 28 in Columbus and James “Spudd” Sasak, Freemason, of Grand River, is promoting the event by bicycling around the perimeter of the state.

Veterans receive overdue medals

The Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission is available to help veterans in a number of ways. Most recently, they helped secure medals for seven area veterans who had either lost their medals or never received them. On Wednesday, June 10, a special award ceremony was held at the VSC offices to present awards to seven veterans and their families.

Web checks available in Union Township

The Union Township Police Department now has the capability to perform National Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation & Identification (BCI) web checks.

County engineer to close a portion of Apple Road

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office will close a portion of Apple Road near the Chapel Road intersection in Batavia Township for a culvert replacement on Monday, June 22.

Philharmonic to perform in Batavia

The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra will hold a free concert at the Batavia Township Community Center 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21, Father’s Day


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