News Archive

Annual Christmas parade held in Amelia

The cold and the rain could not deter the hundreds of people who came out to watch and enjoy Amelia’s annual holiday Christmas parade Dec. 9. 2007 marks the 27th year that the annual holiday parade has taken place in the village; then, as now, the Christmas parade was the dream of Amelia resident Elaine Dietrich.

50 Pit Stop to open in Owensville

The 50 Pit-Stop drive-thru in Owensville is scheduled to open in two weeks. The new drive-thru, located directly south of the village on U.S. Route 50 (just west of S.R. 132), will have everything that a convenient store has to offer, said owner Dave Kidwell.

Former New Richmond police officer denied appeal

Former police officer Ken Frasure has lost his appeal to be reinstated to the New Richmond police department. Frasure testified in appeal hearings before the New Richmond council meeting Nov. 26 and Dec. 3.

Mercy Clermont to hold open house

Mercy Hospital Clermont is inviting the public to an open house Jan. 20 to celebrate the completion of the new intensive care unit. The three-phase expansion project includes a new three-story physician pavilion and a new main entrance/atrium.

Judge McBride to rule in rape case on Dec. 21

After waiving the right to a jury trial, Tracy Adkins will await until Dec. 21 for judgement on charges of rape and corrupting another with drugs. Judge McBride heard testimony in the case, and is expected to render judgement on that day concerning the case where Adkins, 28, allegedly raped another woman.

Kentucky Judge denies Baker’s plea bargain

A judge has denied a plea deal that was offered to Amy Baker. In a Kentucky courtroom Dec. 4, Mason County Circuit Judge Stockton Wood rejected the plea deal that was approved and offered to Baker by Kentucky prosecutors last month.

Union Township man faces sexually oriented crimes charges

A Union Township man is facing a number of charges relating to sexually orientated acts involving a number of underage girls, said Clermont County Assistant Prosecutor Woody Breyer and Union Township Police Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia.

‘Sensitive Santa’ event planned for special needs kids

The Amelia Recreation Commission, in partnership with the Phoenix Place and Families Connected, is sponsoring an event called Sensitive Santa this holiday season. The invitation only event, was inspired by a similar event held recently at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

State awards Miami Township company a tax credit

The Ohio Department of Development recently awarded PPG Inc. a 45 percent tax credit for a period of five years in the hopes of landing a large development project in Miami Township.

Bluegrass jammers gather at 32 Ford

Mixed with the smells of gasoline, oil, and exhaust, the sounds of banjos, fiddles, and harmonicas can be heard the first and third Thursday of every month at 32 Ford. The 32 Ford car dealership and auto parts/service store in Batavia is hosting bluegrass music jam sessions twice a month as a way to bring the community together in a fun environment and to show customer appreciation.

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