News Archive

Sgt. Hood welcomed home

Clermont County Commissioners welcomed a Clermont County veteran home after his second tour of duty in Iraq. Sergeant Matthew Hood of the U.S. Army recently returned from being deployed to Iraq and was recognized for his service on Wednesday, April 22. Hood is a 2002 graduate of Milford High School.

Concerns addressed at Amelia meeting

A crowd of more than 140 people assembled in the Amelia Elementary gymnasium Tuesday, April 21 for a presentation by Mayor Leroy Ellington regarding the services provided by Amelia Village. Voters in Amelia will be going to the polls on Tuesday, May 5, to determine the fate of the village. A resolution was passed by council members to ask voters if the village should be dissolved.

CNE superintendent looks for bargains

The Clermont Northeastern School District has two advocates working to save them money. Superintendent Neil Leist and treasurer Brian Switzer have discovered ways to not only stretch money, but also to increase revenue without asking taxpayers to approve an operating levy.

Partnership for Mental Health to promote QPR

A new group is forming locally with the goal of educating and training the college community to recognize some of the symptoms of suicide and to help those with mental illness get the help they need.

Duke employees donate time to CNE

A $1,000 grant from Duke Energy has resulted in a landscape makeover for Clermont Northeastern Middle School. On Thursday, April 23, five employees and family members from Duke Energy arrived at the school to help with planting new bushes and shrubs.

Grassy Run Rendezvous draws thousands to Williamsburg park

The largest outdoor historical event in the Cincinnati area brought visitors from all over to the Village of Williamsburg from April 24 to April 26. The 17th Annual Grassy Run Rendezvous was held in the Community Park and president of the organization Ron Shouse was pleased with the turnout.

Mayor reports on Clean and Green efforts in Williamsburg

Mayor Mary Ann Lefker reported to council Thursday, April 23, that the Clermont 20/20 Clean and Green event held in Williamsburg on April 18 was a huge success. Clermont 20/20 Clean and Green provided T-shirts, food and trash bags for volunteers.

Clermont County plans for National Day of Prayer

From the State House to the county court house, from a public park to people in the pew, Americans will be praying on Thursday, May 7, from coast to coast.

Batavia Township spring clean up days to be held May 1&2

Dumpsters will be available at the Batavia Township Service Department to receive items to be disposed of 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday, May 1 and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 2.

Amelia Comprehensive Plan to be updated

A comprehensive plan put together in 2000 by residents and council members is causing concerns in Amelia. Planning Commission spokesman David Woessner reported that several developers are interested in Amelia property but were concerned that a plan to develop the Village Parkway to alleviate traffic could later affect their plans.

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