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West Clermont Local School District honors administrators

Amelia High School has received the Project Lead The Way grant for the 2006-2007 school year. The project is being offered at Amelia High in cooperation with the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development.

New cycle patrol to bring flexibility to Miami Township Police

After about four months of organization and training, the Miami Township Police Department has placed four more patrol tires where the rubber meets the road, but Lt. Steve Rogers said that the tires on these “district cars” are a little more independent of each other. The four tires represent two motorcycles, which began service about two weeks ago, and said Lt. Rogers, they have already shown their worth.

Bethel to give decaying cabins another shot

About a dozen members of local historical groups and residents of the area attended the Bethel Village Council meeting on Sept. 25 to plea with council to keep two log cabins currently resting in Burke Park.

Proposed Gulf War monument outlined

The new Batavia Township Park could soon be the permanent home of a memorial for veterans of the Gulf War. Linda Fraley, Clermont County Auditor, presented a rough plan to the trustees on Sept. 20 that outlined what her group would like to do in the construction and placement of a memorial.

Residents tour Amelia Elementary

In order to highlight the specifics behind a bond issue push, the West Clermont School District invited members of the public to participate in a bond issue kickoff last week that included a tour of Amelia Elementary School, the district’s oldest and most needy school building. Built in 1931, the structure has existed as a centerpiece for the village well over 70 years, but has lived past its usefulness as a modern center of learning.

Emergency management director attends homeland security seminar

Clermont County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Beth Nevel attended an emergency management and homeland security seminar in Columbus Sept. 14.

Bethel-Tate receives banner from state school board

The Bethel-Tate School District was honored by the state with a banner presentation at a recent school board meeting.

Health district health hotline opens

The Clermont County Health District can help residents who are trying to find out when flu shots are available or if there is a public health situation that could impact their families.

White House drug policy office director visits Milford

Milford Schools earned a visit from the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy John Walters Sept. 18 after implementing a random drug testing policy for the current school year.

Residents complain about Batavia Township roads

Residents of a Batavia Township road that has been connected to the village of Amelia are asking the trustees to do something about traffic, which they said has made their road and yards dangerous to be around.


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