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District treasurer receives ‘Certificate of Achievement’

For the second consecutive year, West Clermont Board and School District Treasurer Alana Cropper has received the “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.” The award was presented to Cropper at the board’s Oct. 23 regular meeting.

After 30 years, dispatcher says goodbye

She says that she’s done her time, and now she’s getting parole. However, after 30 years, it may not be easy for her, or for the law officers that she got to know over the years. Woodruff, 53, retired from the Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Tuesday morning after 30 years behind the desk as a dispatcher.

Three men charged for wire thefts

Three men are charged and two are being sought for a series of thefts involving copper. A grand jury indicted the three Oct. 18 with the listed charges. In all, some $9,000 in copper was lifted by the three men during August and September of this year.

Authorities seek details in phoned crime tips

According to Clermont County Sheriff Tim Rodenberg, the most powerful tool in the fight against crime is the public.

Bethel cabins may remain in Burke Park

A group seeking to preserve the historical log cabins located in Bethel’s Burke Park has shown promising results in their search for volunteers and funding. Ron Shouse, a Tate Township resident, volunteered his time a month ago at a village council meeting, asking the village council to stop the sale of the two cabins to an out-of-state buyer and allow local history buffs to look into preserving the structures locally.

Konnect is looking for volunteer mentors

KONNECT, a mentoring program for children with incarcerated parents, is looking for mentors in the Clermont County area.

Mason challenges McBride in common pleas race

Clermont County voters will determine this November who sets as judge in the county’s court of common pleas. On Nov. 7, Clermont Court of Common Pleas Judge Jerry McBride will face challenger Ron Mason for the position which McBride has held since 1995.

Union Township receives $10,000

The Union Township Police Department has been awarded $10,000 from the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI).

Batavia Elementary students go ‘batty’ for a wildlife lesson

You may think it’s batty, but she probably won’t mind. Gina Patt, a volunteer with Second Chance Wildlife, introduced seven first grade classes at Batavia Elementary School to some little flying mammals that often receive more than their fair share of fear and superstition.

Korean War monument planned for Veterans Park

It started as a family discussion and has grown into something far greater. Recently, a chance mention of the nearly forgotten man began a search that is hoped to culminate in the creation of a Korean War monument in Clermont County.


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