How could they have done this to a child? That is the question that outraged child welfare workers, grief counselors, and concerned community members struggled with and tried to find answers to at a forum held for the community at the Union Township Civic Center Sep. 1.
Clermont County prosecutors have announced that the county will pursue murder charges against David and Liz Carroll for the death of their developmentally disabled foster child Marcus Fiesel. A Clermont County grand jury has handed down the following indictments after convening for more than 60 minutes on the morning of Sept. 6.
The conceptual streetscape designs for the Batavia Main Street revitalization project will be on display at the Taste of Clermont this weekend, Sept. 8-10. The Batavia main street revitalization project is in the conceptual stage and this is the first chance that the public will have to look at the plans.
The New Richmond Exempted Village School District has received an effective rating from the Ohio Department of Education.
Williamsburg is hoping to overcome the final hurdles and achieve a state rating of excellent next year, after coming in just shy of the district rating this year.
Students of the Batavia Local School District will be feeling the heat this year as the district plans to kick academics up a notch. Presenting the “212 Degrees” theme this year, the district is hoping to perform well enough on the state district report card to reach excellence status.
New Richmond Police Chief Karl Hassebrock has his announced plans to retire. In a resignation letter read in council chambers at the Aug. 22 meeting, Hassebrock said that he has appreciated the opportunity to serve as the police chief and will miss the friends he has made over the years.
Felicity-Franklin Schools have earned an effective rating on the state report card for five years now, and superintendent Glenn Moore said that they hope to climb above this plateau soon, hopefully by next year’s test.
The Goshen Local School District is already hard at work in assuring that next year’s rating from the Ohio State Department of Education is excellent.
Rumpke has made plans to automate the Amelia village trash program. It was announced in council chambers at the Aug. 21 meeting that Rumpke will be giving every Amelia resident a new 96 gallon trash can as part of the new system that will make garbage pick-up easier and more cost effective.