News Archive

Fatal wrecks on state Route 133 claim four lives

Two deadly car accidents on State Route 133 claimed the lives of four people May 22. The first accident, which occurred in Franklin Township about three miles north of Felicity, happened when Felicity High School student Krystal Delaney drove her 2001 Ford Focus across the middle line and crashed head on into a 2000 Chrysler Concorde being driven by Joshua and Rita Day with their three children in the back seat.

Village Association looks toward the future of Batavia

Despite some changes in its leadership team, the Village Association of Batavia continues in its mission of preserving the village’s historic character and stimulating the economic growth of Batavia’s Main Street District. In April, Batavia resident Tony Thomas became the new association president.

CKS Solution opens in Batavia Township

CKS Solution Inc., a new business in Batavia Township, is now open for business. The 72,000 square-foot warehouse, production, and storage facility site, located at 4101 Founder’s Boulevard (off Clough Pike) opened in mid-February. The grand opening was two weeks ago.

Students collect money for a project that will save many lives

Amelia eighth graders are saving lives – one glass of water at a time. Twenty-five eighth grade students at the Amelia Middle School are collecting money to purchase a product called PUR which purifies drinking water.

RiverHills Bank robbed in New Richmond

The New Richmond Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred in the village. Police chief David Willoughby said that the RiverHills Bank branch, located at 1041 Old U.S. 52, was robbed by a suspect, now identified as Kevin Scott Kleinwachter, at 5:50 p.m. May 21.

Memorial Day observed throughout county

Clermont County recognized Memorial Day with many events and parades May 26. The Victor Stier Post #450 in Milford sponsored its annual Memorial Day parade Monday morning. Led by the American Legion Post Color Guard, the parade included the Legion Auxiliary, the sons of the American Legion Color Guard, the Milford High School marching band, the Milford fire and police departments, life squad vehicles, and many girl and boy scout troops.

Fair Book Cover Contest winner announced

The Clermont County Fair Board has announced that Amanda Bolton is the winner of its second Fair Book Cover Contest. Bolton is a senior at Milford High School, and is already an accomplished artist, having won numerous awards for her work. The theme the Fair Board chose for this year’s fair is “Something for Everyone.”

Memorial Day Parade held at Willowville

The Willowville Elementary School’s tradition of celebrating Memorial Day continued this year with its annual patriotic parade. Waving American flags amid a colorful sea of red, white, and blue, the more than 500 students at Willowville Elementary honored the men and women of our country who have given their lives for the rest of us to live in freedom on the school grounds May 23.

O’Brien joins Ed Jones Amelia office

Financial advisor Robert O’Brien has joined the Edward Jones Investment Firm in Amelia. To welcome him to Clermont County and introduce him to the firm’s clients and the community, a customer appreciation open house was held for him at the Edward Jones offices May 15.

County to apply for $2 million grant for Ivy Pointe

Clermont County’s office of Economic Development has been authorized to submit a grant application in the amount of $2 million to the Ohio Department of Development Job Ready Site for the Ivy Pointe Commerce Park.

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