News Archive

Potential deadbeats get crash course in parenting

A new program in the Clermont County domestic courts is hoped to be an answer to parents who are here today, gone tomorrow.

Stormwater department manager to present project to local governments

Is there a need for a storm water district in Clermont County? According to Clermont County Stormwater Department Program Manager and Technical Advisory Committee Member John McManus, the answer is a resolute yes. The EPA recently mandated that all county cities, villages, and townships reduce pollution from storm water runoff.

New Richmond to form block watch program to reduce crime in the village

The village of New Richmond is forming a neighborhood block watch program. Several residents, business owners, and homeowners have expressed concerns recently about the amount of loitering and drugs along the Front Street area.

Thousands line up to watch annual Fair Parade

More than 3,000 people lined the streets of Owensville to watch the 157th Annual Stonelick Township

Milford students to face aggressive drug policy

The school year following an undercover drug bust that netted several student arrests in Milford Schools, students will return to class to find random drug testing and other anti-substance abuse policies a part of the daily routine.

Bethel gives nod to ‘boot drive’ for MD

Residents of Bethel will soon see more of a firefighters boot than usual when the department takes to the streets to raise money for charity. Dave Taylor, president of the Bethel chapter of the firefighters union, approached council for permission to take part in a “fill the boot” campaign for muscular dystrophy research.

Milford board considers 5.6 mill school levy

While the size and scope of a new Milford Schools attempt for an operating levy may be uncertain, the likelihood of seeing one on the November ballot is probably quite certain, said Valerie Miller, Communications Coordinator for Milford Schools.

Clermont Fair Royalty chosen

Sarah Hazenfield, 19, and Joshua Ison, 17, were crowned king and queen at the Clermont County Junior Fair Royalty Contest. In ceremonies held on the fairgrounds July 23, the king and queen were selected after each candidate was given the opportunity to introduce themselves and spontaneously answer a final question.

Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award and Suffragist Dinner to be held Aug. 22

The tenth annual Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award and Suffragist Dinner will be held at Eastgate Receptions Aug. 22. Sponsored every year by the Clermont County League of Women Voters, the award recognizes and honors a Clermont County woman for exceptional and exemplary volunteer civic service in the community.

Rotary golf outing raises $10,000

The Batavia Rotary Club held its first golf outing July 17. Held at the Stonelick Hills Golf Course, the golf outing raised $10,000. More than 150 golfers and volunteers attended the event.

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