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Picture Perfect

Three Batavia Elementary School students are enjoying a little fame after their individual masterpieces were judged top fare by the Ohio Art Education Association. Currently, the three projects are on display in Columbus where they are a part of the annual Youth Art Month exhibit. The three students, Leah Neff, Elizabeth McRoy and Eric Saylers, each turned in impressive work, said teacher Elissa Luther.

Attempt by four to rob store ends in quick arrest

An elaborate if ill-conceived robbery at Dave

Courts credit video with easing juror fears

While perhaps a bit shy of a Hollywood production, several local actors-for-a-day who participated in the filming of a jury training video for the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas gathered March 9 for a cast party and viewing of the new release.

Crime statistics examined in township

The Batavia Township Trustees, who have been discussing the possibility of hiring a second full-time sheriff

Protecting Innocence

On May 2, the levy that supports services for abused and neglected children will be placed on the ballot for renewal. According to McCartney, the levy has been an ongoing measure approved by Clermont County voters for about 20 years.

Amelia establishes a cemetery fund

The Amelia Village Council decided at its March 20 meeting to establish a cemetery fund. The move was made in response to past complaints from residents concerning the appearance of the local cemeteries.

Teen killed for stepping on grass, shooter admits on 911

An alleged trespassing dispute led to the death of a Union Township boy Sunday when he was reportedly shot by a neighbor. Larry Mugrage, 15, was killed after being shot by 66-year-old Charles Martin after Martin said that the boy stepped into his suburban Union Township yard.

Rowing group seeks rocks for shelter foundation

East Fork State Park, the family and friends of Matt Maupin and the rowing enthusiasts of Clermont County are looking for a few good rocks, and the helping hands to lift them.

May election to have new director, equipment

With the minutes ticking down towards a May 2 election, the Clermont County Board of Elections will not only be facing the voting public with a new system of voting, but also with a new man at the helm. Mike Keeley, who was recently named the new Director of the Board of Elections, will be the public face for the office that administers elections in Clermont County.


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