News Archive

Action sought to combat childhood obesity

Child Focus hosted a discussion group Nov. 18 to discuss the issue of childhood obesity. The lunchtime discussion, the fourth in a series of five to be held in the greater Cincinnati area, is part of a fact-gathering mission to find ways to combat the trend that is affecting more and more children every year.

Bethel council to purchase radar

At the Nov. 14 meeting of the Bethel Village Council, the board approved the purchase of an $18,000 radar and electronic sign package that Administrator Michael Shiversky said would be a versatile tool for the village.

A Thanksgiving miracle

While most Americans are keen to celebrate Thanksgiving, few take the time to reflect on what the name means. However, while many now simply associate Thanksgiving with turkey and big meals, one Bethel family will be sharply aware that they have something to be thankful for.

Bethel municipal building still faces problems

A recent inspection by Bethel resident Rus Whitley has led to a clearer plan of action for repairs to the aging Bethel municipal building, which has been experiencing somewhat severe leaking issues during rain storms for some time.

Benefit has everyone after piece of the pie

Bethel area residents enchanted by heavenly pies or just concerned with helping to pay the medical bills of a young girl can fulfill both wishes at a bake sale and auction being held at the Blue Haven on Nov. 23.

Clermont County Jail receives 100 percent rating

The Clermont County Jail continues to be a state leader in quality operation after an inspection in October garnered another in a string of 100 percent ratings for the facility.

Trail blazing

After approximately five years of discussion and vision, the hike/bike trail that is one day expected to link the villages of Williamsburg and Batavia together with East Fork State Park may soon begin to take shape.

Klan distributes newsletter to homes in Batavia

The organization known as the Ku Klux Klan has been targeting areas such as Batavia with active membership recruitment.

Child bitten by dog taken out of ICU two days later

A six-year-old boy bitten by a dog last week has reportedly been removed from intensive care after suffering severe injuries to his head and neck.

Incorrect ballots to blame for delay

Unforeseen ballot issues have hampered the election process for the second election at the Clermont County Board of Elections.


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