News Archive

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.

Fraley, Conrad vie for county auditor post

The two candidates seeking to serve as the next Clermont County Auditor are both experienced, but one is hoping to begin her fourth term in the office and the other is looking to start a new era in the county.

Haddad, Zuk running for court of common pleas judge

If there’s one thing court of common pleas judge opponents Ken Zuk and Victor Haddad can agree on, it’s the integrity of their opponent.

Batavia High School takes new appoach to concept of career day

Batavia High School will be taking a new approach to the traditional career fair concept. Last month, the school began what is called the “career lunch series,” which places students in proximity with professionals from fields that interest them.

Pregnancy Center seeks support for benefit event

The Pregnancy Center of Clermont is asking the community for its support at the Eastgate Mall’s fifth annual “Night of Giving.”


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