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Milford sixth-grade band program in limbo

Hopes that an agreement had been reached concerning the status of the Milford sixth grade band proved to be in error, as no consensus has yet been made between the Milford School Board and a private fine arts association.

Organizers enthusiastic about success of Junior Police Academy

The successful completion of a summer program left organizers of the Junior Police Academy aglow and enthusiastic about another happy return of the popular youth activity.

Canoeing classes are being offered at Stonelick Park

Anyone who’s ever found themselves up a creek may want to take advantage of a class being offered by the Soil and Water Conservation District. “Quickstart Your Canoe,” a training course for the amateur paddler, will be held on Aug.19 and 26 from 1-5 p.m. in the Stonelick State Park.

Democrats to hold rally at Veterans Memorial Park

Ted Strickland’s “Turnaround Ohio” bus tour will be in Clermont County Saturday, Aug. 19. Strickland, the Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate, will be appearing at Union Township’s Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 9 a.m.

Holy Trinity celebrates 100 years with a festival

Batavia Holy Trinity Church commemorated 100 years as a local parish by inviting the Clermont County community to a festival Aug. 12.

Thieves strike in Owensville

Many residents of Owensville woke up Aug. 10 to find their automobiles had been illegally entered into overnight and their personal belongings stolen.

Court ruling may aid Bethel’s annexation plans

The village, which has been seeking annexation from surrounding property owners for years, is examining an apparent boon to their efforts that came from a March 29 decision from the Ohio Supreme Court.

Wood raises $1,802 for burn institute

Williamsburg resident Sharon Wood raised $1,802 for the University Hospital’s Burn Institute in a raffle that took place at the Williamsburg Chase Bank Aug. 12. “The catalyst for raising money started seven years ago when my husband Robert Wood was killed in a gas explosion in 1998,” Wood said. “The first year after he was gone, I started thinking that I would like to give back to the community that had given he and I so much.”

Alert store security helps nab meth makers

Four individuals were arrested last week on drug charges after alert Meijer employees reported some suspicious purchases. Three men and a woman were arrested in separate incidents Aug. 1.

Triathlon training tragedy sets stage for giving

Friends of a local man injured while training for a triathlon in June are hoping to see large crowds at a benefit community party for the man. Matt Frye, the father of two, is continuing to recover after being struck by a van while bicycling in mid June.

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