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Trustees Association celebrates 58 years

The power was off in Bethel as the Clermont County Trustee Association began its 58th Annual Banquet in the darkened cafeteria at Grant Career Center, but association president Tom Dix, of Washington Township, used a megaphone to assure those in attendance that the evening would go on as planned.

Trooper Pabin is a MADD Top Cop

A large crowd of law enforcement officials from southwest Ohio met in Loveland for a special luncheon Thursday, April 16. Mothers Against Drunk Driving hosted the Third Annual Recognition and Top Cop Awards to honor outstanding efforts in the community to stop impaired driving.

Clermont celebrates Earth Day with Clean and Green Program

Earth Day was celebrated throughout Clermont County with the Clean and Green Program. Clermont 20/20 sponsored the Clean and Green Spring Litter Pickup in Amelia, Batavia Township, Bethel, Goshen, Milford, New Richmond, Owensville, Union Township, Williamsburg and Withamsville on Saturday, April 18. The event will be held 9 a.m. – noon. Saturday, April 25, in Felicity and from 9 – 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at Point Pleasant.

Union Township’s Junk Days planned

Union Township Junk Days, sponsored by the township trustees, will be held 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday, April 20 – Friday, April 24 and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday April 25.

Student addresses Batavia Trustees

Amelia High School senior Morgyn Robinson addressed the Batavia Trustees at their April 7 meeting about her senior project. Robinson is raising funds to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator to be kept at Bachelier Baseball Park.

Board considers new Batavia school building, tax levy

The Batavia Local School District Board of Education is in the process of considering options to deal with inadequate space and aging facilities at the elementary and middle schools. Board members held a work session April 7 to look at half a dozen possible building plans to address the district’s needs.

Hill addresses trustees about planned update of history of Clermont County

Batavia Township officials welcomed Ron Hill to their meeting Tuesday, April 7. Hill, a Clermont County historian, addressed the board with the possibility of publishing an updated history book about Clermont County.

Sharing Gardens Project planned to help others

A Loveland woman is promoting the idea of Sharing Gardens in the area and wants others to participate. During World War II, people planted Victory Gardens to help supplement their pantries when food was being rationed and today we hear about Recession Gardens, which are planted by families to help supplement their food budgets.

Batavia Township approves truck purchase

Batavia Township Service Director Ken Embry addressed the board of trustees about several issues during their meeting Tuesday, April 7. Embry had prepared a map showing the salt truck routes throughout the township. Each route had a breakdown of round-trip miles from the salt barn through the township.

Bethel administrator addresses utility rate concerns

Bethel Village Administrator Travis Dotson addressed residents’ concerns about the cost of utilities in Bethel during the council meeting on Monday, April 13. “A flier has been circulating around town about utility rates,” said Dotson.

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