News Archive

State audit uncovers ‘weakness’ in Clermont

The political and legal fallout, if any, from a recent audit by the state of Ohio on Clermont County is unclear at this point, after findings were made against two county commissioners for acts in office that could be deemed unethical.

Taser training completed by Amelia police

The Amelia Police Department has completed its annual taser training. The four-hour re-qualification training session, which was led by certified Amelia police officer and trainer Shane Olson, took place at the Municipal Hall building Sept 18.

West Clermont replaces Slaby as assistant principal

The West Clermont Board of Education has hired an interim assistant principal for Glen Este Middle School for the remainder of the school year, but has once again taken no action regarding Brenda Nesselroad-Slaby’s future administrative role in the West Clermont School District.

Clermont voters will be electing Municipal Court judge

Voters will choose the next municipal judge of Clermont County in the November election. Judge Tony Brock, who was appointed to fill the seat a year ago, is up for election and will face local attorney Curt Hartman.

Work completed on Route 28 corridor

For the first time in years, motorists on state Route 28 traveling east from Milford will be able to do so without encountering a single orange barrel. The state Route 28 corridor improvement project, which has included road widening and relocation, has reached its conclusion after three years of constant work.

Science Day held at CNE Middle School

Students at the Clermont Northeastern Middle School participated in a Science Fair Sept. 20-21. Presented by Crystal Clear Science, a science outreach program that travels to schools throughout the tri-state with do-it-yourself science days, assemblies, and teacher workshops, the biology and physics fair provides students with a unique opportunity to learn about science in a hands-on, fun, and entertaining way.

Annual ‘Museum Day’ held across County

The Clermont County Collaborative of Historical Societies held its 16th annual Museum Day Sept. 15. “An estimated 500 people visited the county museums as part of our annual Museum Day,” said CCCHS president Ron Hill. “The Museum Day is a unique and wonderful opportunity for the residents of our many communities to see all of the county museums at no cost. It is the collaborative’s way of highlighting the availability of the museums in Clermont.”

Residents fight commercial building in Batavia Twp. business district

The fate of less than five acres of land is still undetermined, but if nearby residents have any say, it will likely have something to do with either houses or a retirement village. The plan would have created a small planned development for a mixed use application, including the possibility of office space, restaurant space and retail space.

Police continue investigation of two Union Township deaths

The death of two Union Township residents remains shrouded in mystery as the investigation into the incident continues. The Union Township police have found leads, however, but are unable to release that information, including the cause of death.

Four arrested in connection with ATV theft ring

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office announced the capture of four individuals that are believed to have been operating a theft ring involving mainly all terrain vehicles. According to the sheriff’s office, a fortunate call from an alert citizen helped break the case.

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