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Williamsburg discusses House Bill 66

The village of Williamsburg is bracing itself for the negative effects of Ohio House Bill 66 as 2006 approaches. At the village council meeting held Oct.13, council members discussed ways of dealing with the financial burden which will be inherited by the village once the bill goes into effect.

Batavia Township unveils new logo

Batavia Township has a new logo and it

Expansion Project Underway

An $18 million expansion project is underway at Mercy Hospital Clermont. Hospital employees, elected officials and community members came out to the groundbreaking Oct. 19. Bulldozers and dump trucks were the backdrop for the ceremony.

PETA, community members offer reward

More than three weeks ago a 9-month-old Australian shepherd was found hanged by a leash from a tree in East Fork Lake State Park. Clermont County Animal Control has few leads in the case and that is one reason why People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the animal

Five candidates run for three seats in Batavia

Five Batavia residents will each seek a spot on the Batavia Local School District board of education this November, each putting their best foot forward to earn one of the three spots available. One veteran will try to retain his seat, while four newcomers will each present themselves to the voters to earn their support for the board race.

Three candidates running for seats on Milford board

Three seats are open on the Milford Exempted Village Schools Board of Education, and three candidates are currently seeking those spots, including two incumbents and one newcomer. Don Hartley and David Yockey will each seek to serve another term on the board while Deborah Marques will throw in her hat in the ring for the first time.

Township resists creation of TIF district

The tax revenue dollars generated by five developments under construction in Batavia Township is the subject of growing contention between the township trustees and Clermont County Commissioners.

Supporting the Troops

The parents of Sgt. Matt Maupin, the only U.S. serviceman listed as missing in Iraq, have taken communication from soldiers in the war zone to loved ones back home to the next level. Within the last month, Keith and Carolyn Maupin have orchestrated the purchase and shipment of 90 computers to Camp Anaconda, a military base north of Baghdad.

High school girl returned safely to area home

The man who allegedly left the state with a 16-year-old Glen Este High School junior was arrested by Union Township Police officers in the morning hours of Oct. 12.

Eight candidates are running for four seats in Bethel

Big decisions lay at the hands of Bethel residents during the upcoming election with the presence of eight contenders for four open village council seats in November.


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