News Archive

Man drowns in river during cleanup effort

A Williamsburg man died over the weekend when an environmental cleanup project turned deadly. Greg Stahl, 31, apparently drowned after attempting to cross the East Fork Little Miami River east of Milford while picking up trash along the riverbank.

Voters reject Milford school levy at the polls

A deficit of more than 1,000 votes will end a lot of things in Milford Schools, including the popular neighborhood schools program and about 100 jobs, said a school representative Tuesday night after the elections.

Thousands descend on Williamsburg for Grassy Run Rendezvous

The 14th annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous was held April 28 – 30 at the community park in Williamsburg. The event, sponsored by the Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee, is designed to celebrate and to pass on to younger generations the history of southern Ohio. Each year, the reenactors put on special programs for area students on the first day of the Rendezvous.

Milford Police looking for suspects

The Milford Police Department is attempting to identify three males captured on a surveillance video stealing used air conditioners and scrap metal from Baker Heating and Cooling.

Utility bill dispute resolved

In a move designed to draw the debate to a close, the Bethel Village Council Monday accepted a compromise agreement with the owners of a Bethel apartment complex concerning unpaid utility bills.


Debates about the effectiveness of Ulysses S. Grant as President could not tarnish the enthusiasm on display at his 16th annual birthday celebration in Point Pleasant. Every year the Ohio State Historical Society and the Grant Birthplace Curators sponsor this celebratory event for the 18th President of the United States.

Teacher deployed weeks shy of completing school year

Toby Lewin could be what you would call on the wrong side of short timer. In early May, the Felicity teacher for sixth-grade special education will be joining his naval reserve unit in Kuwait for what is expected to be a year of deployment, a year away from friends, family and home.

Felicity students watch Court of Appeals in action

Felicity High School students, along with several home-schooled students, traveled to the Batavia courthouse April 16 where they were privileged to sit in and witness the oral arguments of three real cases currently on appeal to the Ohio 12th District Court of Appeals.

Milford mayor proclaims

Milford City Mayor Lou Bishop proclaimed May 19 and May 20 as the city

Amelia adopts ordinance to accommodate development

The Amelia Village Council adopted ordinances at its April 17 meeting for the Drees Corporation to provide annexation and zoning buffering for Tall Trees, a Drees Company development.

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