News Archive

Amelia public works project is underway

The first phase of the new Amelia Public Works and storage facility commenced last week. Considering six bids for the first phase of the proposed new facility, Council awarded the $105,000 contract to Perkins Carmack Construction, LLC.

West Clermont to pursue levy next year

Unwilling to capitulate after voters rejected last week’s bond issue, the West Clermont Board of Education is taking immediate action to ensure that it passes in a special election next February.

Bethel students celebrate Veterans’ Day

Red, white, and blue stars lined the gymnasium walls of Bethel’s William Bick Primary School at a veteran’s celebration assembly Nov. 8. In honor of Veteran’s Day, the kindergarten through second grade students at William Beck spent a week preparing and organizing the celebration, said veteran’s committee chair and teacher Angie Eads.

Adoption month named to help kids find a home

While November is often associated with Thanksgiving, a national observance is hoped to expand the theme of thanksgiving into a whole new realm.

Plan made for nearby Ivy Pointe companion

The Union Township Board of Trustees discussed a few zoning issues at its Nov. 14 meeting, including a proposed amendment to their zoning text and a related development to the Ivy Pointe commerce park.

Officials urge residents to prepare for storms

With winter weather on the horizon, local emergency response agencies are warning residents that being prepared is the best defense against the snow, ice and cold.

Veterans honored at Amelia program

The village of Amelia thanked and honored local veterans and current members of the military at its third annual Salute to Heroes ceremony. The celebration and ceremony, which took place at the Amelia Elementary School on Veteran’s Day, was attended by more than 100 people.

Union Township Police look for man with crossbow

A man is being sought by Union Township police in the hopes that he can shed light on a theft that occurred on Oct. 12 at Wal-Mart in the Eastgate area.

Man dies following chase with deputies

A Lynchburg man is dead after he apparently took his own life following a car chase with police. According to the sheriff’s department, Wayne Township police were dispatched at 8:30 p.m. to investigate a reckless driving report involving damage to mailboxes and signs on Newtonsville Road.

Work on parking lot stopped due to conditions

The Batavia Township Trustees are hoping to smooth things over at their old township hall after a slight catastrophe occurred during the reconstruction of the parking lot.


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