News Archive

Teacher deployed weeks shy of completing school year

Toby Lewin could be what you would call on the wrong side of short timer. In early May, the Felicity teacher for sixth-grade special education will be joining his naval reserve unit in Kuwait for what is expected to be a year of deployment, a year away from friends, family and home.

Felicity students watch Court of Appeals in action

Felicity High School students, along with several home-schooled students, traveled to the Batavia courthouse April 16 where they were privileged to sit in and witness the oral arguments of three real cases currently on appeal to the Ohio 12th District Court of Appeals.

Milford mayor proclaims

Milford City Mayor Lou Bishop proclaimed May 19 and May 20 as the city

Amelia adopts ordinance to accommodate development

The Amelia Village Council adopted ordinances at its April 17 meeting for the Drees Corporation to provide annexation and zoning buffering for Tall Trees, a Drees Company development.

Milford residents nominate their historic home for National Register

Milford residents Scot and Theresa Conover are trying to have their home at 909 state Route 131 placed on the National Register of Historic Places before a proposed development plan adversely affects the property.

Local couple recreate Clermont County history

Mike and Nancy Rumping have invited a rather very elderly couple

Batavia High to hold a renaissance festival

To honor and recognize student achievements, Batavia High School is having a renaissance festival April 26. According to Assistant Principal Steven Schad, there are presently almost 200 students in the Renaissance.

Township residents appeal to trustees for help

Residents of one Batavia Township planned development are asking for help after community planning gone awry has resulted in a sharp increase in crime for their neighborhood. Residents of Braxton Park spoke with the trustees at the April 18 meeting to plead for help after a connector road was opened, linking them to another neighborhood and opening up new avenues for miscreants to make life a little harder.

Landmark in Batavia to change focus

A fixture in the village of Batavia will soon close its doors and open under a new name and format. What many knew as the Ben Franklin, now Batavia Crafts and Variety, will close in June to become a photography studio and custom framing store. The business, which endured for decades, once served as the county

Crashes reduced on SR 125 between Bethel and Amelia

State Route 125 from Amelia to Bethel has seen a dramatic drop in crashes due to stepped-up traffic patrols. According to figures released by the Highway Patrol, in the first two months since patrols were increased, the number of crashes dropped 31 percent from the three-year average of crashes during February and March.


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