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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Goshen Township family is hoping to see a little bit of a difference in housing developments around their neck of the woods. A family partnership led by Jeff Corcoran is planning to create two housing developments composed entirely of log homes.
It’s a dog’s life in writing, said Bev Funk, but then, every dog has its day. Funk, of Monroe Township, is hoping to share that through her children’s book “Wool E. Woola,” the story of a dog, or several dogs actually, that she’s known over the years.