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Honoring a Hero

The final resting place of the last surviving Union Civil War veteran of Clermont County was recognized with a dedication on May 21. The General William H. Lytle Camp #10, a unit of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW), dedicated a memorial bronze plaque on the grave of Private Leonidas H. Fisher at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Monroe as part of a national program of identifying and recognizing the last surviving Union Civil War veteran in every county in the United States.

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Hundreds were in attendance at the 15th annual Jim Sauls Sr.

Batavia eighth grader advances to state in Word Power Challenge

Can you define the word primogeniture? Use the word temerity in a sentence? Provide an antonym for the word quagmire? Eighth grade Batavia Middle School student wordsmith Alec Bowling can. These were just a few of the words that Alec needed to know to advance to the Ohio State level competition of the Reader

New trustee takes oath in Union Township

With the resignation of longtime trustee Doug Walker, the Union Township Trustees were left with 30 days to choose a suitable successor to serve out his term.

Elementary kids judge courthouse to be fun

Elementary school children from various West Clermont schools visited the county courthouse last week as part of an interactive tour of the facility. The tour is designed to help kids understand the justice system a little better.

Opposition to former deputy outlined in letter

The debate over who will fill the vacant deputy director seat at the Clermont County Board of Elections shows no sign of resolution at this time, even with yet another special meeting of the Board of Elections to discuss the issue scheduled for next Tuesday, May 23.

New Richmond village, schools join forces

In a show of unity and mutual support, the New Richmond Board of Education met with the New Richmond Village Council at its May 9 meeting.

Fishing Day For Kids held

The Owensville Pattison Park pond was stocked with plenty of bass for kids to catch at the 16th annual Fishing Day For Kids. Sponsored by the Clermont County Park Service and the East Fork Bass Anglers, the annual Fishing Day For Kids was held May 13 and attract

Amelia fills vacant council seat

Harold Walters will be filling the unexpired vacant seat on the Amelia Village Council. At its May 15 meeting, council members unanimously agreed to appoint Walters to fill the seat which has been vacant since Michelle Girard resigned her position from Council last month.

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