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Four arrested following break-in, assault in Goshen Township

Two men and two women are under arrest after they allegedly forced their way into a Goshen man’s home, assaulted him and stole money and painkillers. That man, William Combs, is a cancer patient and was medicated with oxycontin for his condition. Although he did not receive a lasting injury in the assault, the act itself could result in a lasting consequence for his four assailants.

Milford Council adopts new parade policy

Children expecting to scramble along the parade route for candy at this year’s annual Milford Frontier Day parade are going to be disappointed. To ensure the safety of children, and indeed, all parade-goers, The Frontier’s Day Parade Committee has recently adopted a zero-tolerance policy prohibiting any participating float or motor vehicle from distributing or giving out anything along the parade route.

Police department denies Owensville is a speed trap

The Owensville police department is denying a report published in Cincy Business magazine this month that lists the village as ranking fourth in the greater Cincinnati area for issuing speeding tickets.

Building Safety Week observed in Clermont County

Some Clermont County Building Inspectors took an opportunity to speak with the public this week. elebrated internationally as Building Safety Week, May 6-12 was an opportunity for building inspectors to speak with people about codes, inspections and other regulations without the necessity of delivering bad news on the job site.

Pierce Township levy passes

Pierce Township residents approved a 2.9 mill police levy in a special election May 8. The unofficial results, with all 12 precincts counted, show that the police levy passed with a margin of 872 voting for and 718 voting against the tax levy.

Day of Prayer observed in Batavia

Clermont County residents assembled on the Batavia courthouse steps to observe the 54th annual National Day of Prayer May 3.

June in Olde Williamsburg coming June 8-10

Williamsburg will celebrate June again with the annual June in Olde Williamsburg festival, which will be held June 8-10. The celebration, a street festival, started more than six years ago as a celebration of Williamsburg’s bicentennial.

Amy Baker’s father accuses county of neglect, abuse

The custody battle for the three children of Amy Baker continued in a Clermont County courtroom May 7. Baker’s Father, Bob Ramsey, and husband, Brian Baker, both appeared in court to fight for custody of Amy Baker’s three children.

Marcus Fiesel is laid to rest

It was a rainy afternoon Friday, May 4 when Marcus Fiesel was laid to rest in a small coffin after a brief funeral attended by a small crowd of family and friends at the Baker-Stevens Funeral Home in Middletown.

Career Day held at Bethel’s William Bick Primary School

Students at William Bick Elementary School in Bethel enjoyed their role in a yearly tradition last week when the annual career day was held, bringing dozens of professionals from around the area to present a little about what their job is all about.

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