News Archive

Archaic village discovered on SR 232

On the way to eliminating one of the most dangerous intersections in Clermont County, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has discovered an ancient Indian village. The Oberschlake property on the northeast corner of state Route 232 and Swings Corner-Point Isabel Road in Tate Township, less than one mile southwest of Bethel, was being marked for a much safer approach to the intersection when evidence of a very old camp/village was discovered.

Two juveniles arrested for Owensville burglaries

Two 16-year-old juveniles have been arrested and charged with the Aug. 10 vehicle burglaries in Owensville.

Computer grant a boon to CASA for Clermont Kids

While making sure that victimized children in Clermont County receive the care they need isn’t an easy job, things did just get a little easier for CASA For Clermont Kids after a technology grant updated their aging computer system.

Wounded veterans meet to form group

A group of local war veterans are attempting to form a Clermont County chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. The first meeting took place at the Batavia Greenbriar Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in the VFW Post #3954 building Aug. 16.

20th annual RiverDays festival was a great success

It was smooth sailing at New Richmond’s 20th annual RiverDays festival Aug. 18-20. “The hard work that the organizing committee put into the event paid off in a big way this year,” said RiverDays committee member Donna Hammons. “We went for quality and variety this year. Everyone who came out had a fantastic time.” Although there was no official count, it was estimated that people came in the thousands. Click here for more photographs of this event.

Miami Township officer crashes

A Miami Township police officer was involved in a four-vehicle injury crash in Goshen Township Aug. 17. “Fortunately, there were only two minor injuries in this crash,” said Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Paul Hermes.

Miami Township rescinds weapons ban at parks

Uncertainty revolving around concealed carry legislation has led the Miami Township Trustees to remove signs banning weapons from parks.

Clermont Northeastern rated ‘effective’

Clermont Northeastern School’s superintendent Ralph Shell was left nonplussed last week after the district received its annual report card from the Ohio Department of Education.

West Clermont receives ‘effective’ rating from department of education

The West Clermont Local School District has received a rating of “effective” from the Ohio Department of Education. Every fall, the state issues report cards to school districts based on the results of standardized tests given to students of all grades in the district.

Stonelick man dies in automobile crash

A two-vehicle crash in Stonelick Township has left one local man dead. The Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post is investigating the fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on U.S. 50 approximately one mile east of Owensville at 8:45 a.m. Aug. 17.


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