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West Clermont literacy specialist publishes book for teachers

West Clermont School District literacy specialist Tanny McGregor has written a book called “Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading.” The book, which took a year and a half to write and is being published by respected educational publisher Heinemann, will be in bookstores Feb. 15.

Mercy Hospital Clermont donates equipment to UC Clermont program

A donation of operating room equipment to the allied health program at UC Clermont is credited with helping students to gain an even clearer view into their future career.

Batavia Township intersection to be closed for repair and reconstruction

One of Batavia Township’s most problematic intersections will get a boost of sorts sometime this summer when the Bauer Road, Old SR 32 intersection is closed for repairs and reconstruction.

Young named assistant dean of technolog services at UC Clermont

Steve Young has been named the new assistant dean of technology and facilities services at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College. On staff at U.C. Clermont college for 13 years, Young was previously the director of technology and network management.

Main Street concerns addressed

Main Street Program Manager Karen Adams spent more than two hours answering questions about that program in a special session of the Batavia Village Council Monday, Jan. 29.

Sheriff Rodenberg opposed to renting unused jail space

When it comes to sharing, Clermont County Sheriff Tim Rodenberg said that he draws the line at inmates. In a recent letter, Sheriff Rodenberg outlined his argument against renting jail space to other counties, noting in it a strong financial and social drawback to the concept.

Liming elected to Clermont Farm Service Committee

Felicity farmer Mark Liming has been elected to the Farm Service Agency’s Clermont County Committee to represent the farmers in Monroe, Tate, Washington, and Franklin Townships. Liming, who has lived on the Limousin Cattle Farm all of his life, raises cattle and grows corn, beans, tobacco, alfalfa hay, and soybeans.

Bare to serve as Veterans Commision director

Clermont County’s branch of the Veterans Services Commission, a state agency formed to provide various services to veterans, has received a new executive director. Dan Bare, formerly a bailiff in Clermont County court and a previous Clermont County Board of Elections director, will serve in the new position heading up the agency and its efforts to aid veterans.

New Richmond High School to be renovated

The New Richmond High School is receiving a much needed and long overdue face lift. The New Richmond Board of Education passed a resolution commencing with the $2.274 million repair/renovation project in December.

Scouts hold ‘Camporee’ in Batavia

The enthusiastic cries of ‘mush, mush’ could be heard throughout the valleys and hills of the Batavia Sycamore Park Jan. 27. The U.S. Grant District Scouts of the Dan Beard Council Boy Scouts of America (Clermont and Brown counties) held its annual winter camporee at the park over the weekend and this year’s theme was the “Greatest Race on Earth.” In substitution of life-saving medicine, each team was entrusted with a single egg – which was delivered by the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office with sirens and lights blazing – and were given 30 minutes to safely execute safe passage over the icy and treacherous terrain, deliver the medicine, and complete the mock errand.

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