A committee formed by the Bethel Village Council proposed at the Jan. 23 meeting that the village pursue the formation of a charter. The proposal, made by councilman John Swarthout, was made in the hopes that a charter would update and streamline the way Bethel is governed.
Just days before Ford rocked the region with the announcement that they were closing the Batavia Transmission plant, the Board of Clermont County Commissioners announced the acquisition of 30 acres of land, with 70 more under contract, to create an office park in Union Township.
In order to raise awareness about dog registration, adoptable pets, and proper pet care, the Clermont County Auditor
The future has grown more uncertain for workers at Batavia Transmission, as well as for residents of Clermont County, with the announcement Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. that Ford intends to close the plant and cease all operations from it. The closure, which would take place sometime in 2008, will essentially eliminate the 1,745 jobs currently in place at the plant.
The village of Amelia has decided to hire Michael Reed, of Pt. Pleasant, to recreate their Web site. The web site was originally created by elementary school students as a class project.
A Batavia man was arrested Jan. 11 after the Milford Police investigated a forged prescription report at Krogers. According to police, Ronald B. Peveler, 43, of Bas Road in Batavia, was arrested for forging prescriptions and is also facing other charges.
The village of Batavia has officially begun its search for a new village council member. The announcement was made at the Batavia Village Council meeting Jan. 9.
Three Union Township residents made another appeal to the Union Township Board of Trustees on Jan. 10 to stop the construction of a firehouse on Bach Buxton Road.
As a result of frequent traffic accidents on state Route 132 near Batavia, council members have decided to lower the speed limit within the village limits.
Just before Christmas, a number of Felicity High School sophomores suffered from depression of a greater sort than that associated with the winter blahs. Altogether, some 125 students spent their last day of school before break as victims of the Great Depression, care of the history staff at Felicity High School.