News Archive

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.

Amelia man indicted on eight abuse charges

An Amelia man is facing allegations of sexual abuse after two teenage boys who once lived as foster children in his home complained of being molested while in his care.

Group seeks to reduce local traffic fatalities

Safe Communities, an organization dedicated to preventing traffic deaths in Ohio, held an organizational meeting last week at the Clermont County Sheriff’s Department.

Wetlands dedicated at East Fork State Park

East Fork State Park dedicated a new, six-acre wetlands in a ceremony Oct. 21. The wetlands project was a partnership between the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, the state and local chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and East Fork State Park.

Summerside Elementary holds Native American Bazaar

The Summerside Elementary School held its fourth annual Native American Bazaar Oct. 20. The entire fifth grade class, which has been studying Native Americans and their respective cultures, transformed the school’s gym into a museum with their hand-made projects on display.


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