News Archive

Restaurant robbery investigated in New Richmond

The New Richmond Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at the Subway restaurant July 27. At approximately 7:20 p.m., a Subway employee called 911 to report that a white male wearing a blue bandanna over his face and a black long sleeve shirt had entered the store and demanded cash.

Grandmother of fugitive indicted for obstruction

The grandmother of apprehended fugitive Christopher Crosby has been indicted for obstruction of justice. Monroe Township resident Judith Frye is accused of allegedly helping her grandson evade capture by providing him with food, clothes, and a cellular phone during the time that he was on the run from law enforcement.

Holy Trinity Festival to be held

The Holy Trinity Church in Batavia is holding its annual summer festival Aug. 8-9. This year, organizers are pleased to announce that a casino night will kick off the summer festival at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8. The following afternoon, the full festival will start at 4 p.m. on Saturday Aug. 9, and run from 4 p.m. until midnight.

Batavia school levy fails by a wide margin

Voters in the Batavia Local School District have rejected a proposed 9.8 mill bond issue. Nearly 62 percent of the district voters who turned out for the special election held Tuesday, Aug. 5 voted against the issue, which failed 1,146 to 705.

Soldiers welcomed home from Iraq

U.S. Army Staff Sergeants Ryan Thrift and Joseph Shoemake, recently home from Iraq, were honored by the Clermont County Commissioners July 30. “It feels really great to be home,” Thrift said at the ceremony. “The attention from the community has been wonderful.”

Pets N Such going out of business

Pets N Such in Amelia is going out of business and will close its doors for the last time Aug. 30. In business for more than 20 years, Pets N Such owners Diane and Cameron Beaty struggled with the decision, but due to a “lagging” economy and competition from the larger retail stores, felt that the time was right to close.

Carnival coming to Union Township’s Veterans Park

A local non-profit group will be holding a carnival fund-raiser for children’s charities at Union Township Veterans Park Saturday, Sept. 6. The event will be Cincy Kids 4 Kids’ ninth annual summer carnival. The carnival will feature many family-friendly games. Prizes which will include an 8GB iPod Nano, a $100 gas card, among many others will be raffled.

Health seminar to be held in the village of Moscow

Moscow is sponsoring an “Awesome Day of Health Awareness” on Saturday, Aug. 2. A village wide effort to create an awareness of the proper nutritional and health habits of its residents, the health awareness day was the culmination of many ideas recently formed in the village’s recreation committee.

Crosby arrested after being tracked by canine

Clermont County fugitive Chris Crosby has been captured. On the run from law enforcement for many weeks, Crosby, 25, was finally apprehended on state Route 132 and Lucy Run Road in Batavia Township at 1:30 p.m. July 26.

Fair board awards scholarship

With pastry creations simmering in her head, CNE High School graduate Megan Burdsall received a $500 scholarship from the Clermont County Fair Board July 22. Junior Fair exhibitor Burdsall, 18, hopes that the scholarship, which is named after Fair Board friend Ceil Bee, will help make her realize her dreams of becoming a pastry chef a “little easier.”

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