News Archive

Charter meeting fails to interest Bethel residents

After no residents appeared at a pair of public hearings in Bethel, village council members suggested at the Aug. 14 meeting that the apparent lack of concern by village residents could be a sign of years of quality management.

Teegarden mourned by the community

Clermont County is mourning the death and celebrating the remarkable and accomplished life of Amelia resident James Teegarden. He attended Morehead College and the University of Cincinnati before beginning his exemplary and esteemed professional life.

Council moves to clean up New Richmond

The New Richmond Village Council stands united in its beautification efforts. Council has recently taken decisive steps to improve the appearance of Front Street, but that is only the beginning.

Milford sixth-grade band program in limbo

Hopes that an agreement had been reached concerning the status of the Milford sixth grade band proved to be in error, as no consensus has yet been made between the Milford School Board and a private fine arts association.

Organizers enthusiastic about success of Junior Police Academy

The successful completion of a summer program left organizers of the Junior Police Academy aglow and enthusiastic about another happy return of the popular youth activity.

Canoeing classes are being offered at Stonelick Park

Anyone who’s ever found themselves up a creek may want to take advantage of a class being offered by the Soil and Water Conservation District. “Quickstart Your Canoe,” a training course for the amateur paddler, will be held on Aug.19 and 26 from 1-5 p.m. in the Stonelick State Park.

Democrats to hold rally at Veterans Memorial Park

Ted Strickland’s “Turnaround Ohio” bus tour will be in Clermont County Saturday, Aug. 19. Strickland, the Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate, will be appearing at Union Township’s Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 9 a.m.

Holy Trinity celebrates 100 years with a festival

Batavia Holy Trinity Church commemorated 100 years as a local parish by inviting the Clermont County community to a festival Aug. 12.

Thieves strike in Owensville

Many residents of Owensville woke up Aug. 10 to find their automobiles had been illegally entered into overnight and their personal belongings stolen.

Court ruling may aid Bethel’s annexation plans

The village, which has been seeking annexation from surrounding property owners for years, is examining an apparent boon to their efforts that came from a March 29 decision from the Ohio Supreme Court.

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