News Archive

Bomb threat received at Clermont Northeastern Middle School

Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg has reported that a bomb threat was received before school started Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Clermont Northeastern Middle School.

Rodenberg, Voris recognized for child support enforcement

Two Clermont County officials were honored recently for their work to bring child support payments back to the children who need them. Domestic relations court Judge Michael Voris was honored as judge of the year and Sheriff Tim Rodenberg was honored as child support partner of the year.

Hike-bike trail project underway

The first phase of the proposed $4 million 15-mile hiking/biking trail between the villages of Williamsburg and Batavia is now underway. Phase one consists of the engineering and design work for the first part of the trail that will connect Williamsburg to the East Fork State Park Campground.

Batavia Township Trustees discuss sufficiency of emergency access road

The Batavia Township Trustees hope to resolve the placement and creation of an emergency access road at the Lexington Run development after Central Joint Fire Chief Kevin Riley said that current plans would not be sufficient to support the department’s fire trucks.

Trains of Williamsburg to be held Dec. 8-9

The annual “Trains of Williamsburg” Christmas Walk steams into the village this weekend. Williamsburg Mayor Mary Ann Lefker said the annual Christmas celebration has been a 20-year-old tradition in the village and that everyone is invited to attend.

Schmidt defeats Wulsin in 2nd Congressional District race

Republican Jean Schmidt has officially defeated Democratic challenger Victoria Wulsin in Ohio’s 2nd District Congressional Race. In the three weeks since election day, the seven counties that make up the second district have been counting all of the provisional and absentee ballots before certifying the official results.

Christmas tree to be lighted in annual Miami Township ceremony

A Miami Township Christmas tradition will continue, but in a different location this year. The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held once again this year, but now at the location of the new civic center, which was recently completed.

West Clermont to place levy on ballot

With little discussion, the West Clermont Board of Education has passed a resolution to return the $53 million bond levy to voters in a special Feb. 6 election. The Nov. 20 unanimous vote on the resolution has directed board Treasurer Alana Cropper to submit the resolution to the Clermont County Board of Elections.

CASA searching for Christmas sponsors

CASA for Clermont Kids is hoping that local residents will find it in their hearts to help a child in need this Christmas season. The child advocacy group is coordinating an effort to sponsor foster children they work with in order to make sure that their Christmas morning is a special one.

State reviews Clermont DJFS, Fiesel case

In regard to the fatal foster-care placement of Marcus Fiesel with his accused murderers David and Liz Carroll, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) has concluded that Clermont County did comply with state requirements in investigating child abuse and neglect allegations.

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