News Archive

United Way Campaign reaches goal

The United Way recently completed a successful 2005 fund-raising campaign, exceeding their goal by $75,000 in the Eastern Area division, which is composed of Clermont and Brown counties.


The month of November is celebrated nationally as Adoption Awareness month, and Mindy King of Clermont County Children


Carolyn and Keith Maupin pressed the return key, sending the 100,000th photo of their son Sgt. Matt Maupin to the printer.

Mail carrier dies in accident

A tragic single-car accident Tuesday killed the second Clermont County US postal worker in as many weeks. Taken in the accident was Williamsburg resident Gary Bainum, 55, who died when his 1993 Jeep Cherokee overturned in a curve near the bottom of a steep hill on Greenbriar Road. Bainum was making his daily delivery for the post office when the accident happened.

Felicity school board race high on participation, low on openings

Felicity Franklin School District residents will face a crowded field of choices for school board next week, with seven candidates each seeking to earn one of the three open seats in the election. Of the seven, only one boasts the title of incumbent, leaving the other six with the burden of making themselves known to the voters before election time.

Five candidates look to make bid for N.R. schools

With only three seats open, two of the five candidates running for the New Richmond Exempted Village School Board will not finish a successful campaign this November.

Tiff over TIFs has county and township at odds

As the Jan. 1 deadline to create residential tax increment financing (TIF) districts under the current rules nears, the Batavia School District has begun negotiation meetings into whether the district wants to sign off on the proposed plan.

Weatherman visits Batavia Elementary

The fourth graders at Batavia Elementary School proclaimed their guesses for the temperature of lightening.

Williamsburg seeks three for school board

Six candidates are appealing to voters to fill three empty seats on the Williamsburg school board this November. Three current members of the school board will be challenged by three newcomers, two of whom say they

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