If you were to stop anyone in the halls at Milford High School and ask them about William Dedman, well, they’d probably look at you funny and say “who?” But, if you asked them about Red, well, you’d better be prepared to sit back and listen for awhile. Red, sometimes known as William Dedman, is a janitor at Milford High School, but also far more, according to the staff and students there.
Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg has reported that a bomb threat was received before school started Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Clermont Northeastern Middle School.
Two Clermont County officials were honored recently for their work to bring child support payments back to the children who need them. Domestic relations court Judge Michael Voris was honored as judge of the year and Sheriff Tim Rodenberg was honored as child support partner of the year.
The first phase of the proposed $4 million 15-mile hiking/biking trail between the villages of Williamsburg and Batavia is now underway. Phase one consists of the engineering and design work for the first part of the trail that will connect Williamsburg to the East Fork State Park Campground.
The Batavia Township Trustees hope to resolve the placement and creation of an emergency access road at the Lexington Run development after Central Joint Fire Chief Kevin Riley said that current plans would not be sufficient to support the department’s fire trucks.
The annual “Trains of Williamsburg” Christmas Walk steams into the village this weekend. Williamsburg Mayor Mary Ann Lefker said the annual Christmas celebration has been a 20-year-old tradition in the village and that everyone is invited to attend.
Republican Jean Schmidt has officially defeated Democratic challenger Victoria Wulsin in Ohio’s 2nd District Congressional Race. In the three weeks since election day, the seven counties that make up the second district have been counting all of the provisional and absentee ballots before certifying the official results.
A Miami Township Christmas tradition will continue, but in a different location this year. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held once again this year, but now at the location of the new civic center, which was recently completed.
With little discussion, the West Clermont Board of Education has passed a resolution to return the $53 million bond levy to voters in a special Feb. 6 election. The Nov. 20 unanimous vote on the resolution has directed board Treasurer Alana Cropper to submit the resolution to the Clermont County Board of Elections.
CASA for Clermont Kids is hoping that local residents will find it in their hearts to help a child in need this Christmas season. The child advocacy group is coordinating an effort to sponsor foster children they work with in order to make sure that their Christmas morning is a special one.