News Archive

Program prepares children for school

The Child Focus Inc. initiative known as Head Start is a comprehensive nationally recognized government school-readiness program for all income eligible children who live in Clermont County and in its surrounding areas. Head Start, which maintains a visible presence in every one of the county’s school districts, currently has 600 kids enrolled in the program.

Clermont Office of Public Information wins recognition

The Clermont County Office of Public Information has once again received national recognition for excellence, earning three superior ratings from the National Association of County Information Officers.

Milford marketing students presentation campaigns

Drawing inspiration from the hit reality show “The Apprentice,” four senior student teams in Milford’s High School Marketing Management and Research Program presented advertising and promotional campaigns May 4 to local consumer products company Harbro, LLC.

Four arrested following break-in, assault in Goshen Township

Two men and two women are under arrest after they allegedly forced their way into a Goshen man’s home, assaulted him and stole money and painkillers. That man, William Combs, is a cancer patient and was medicated with oxycontin for his condition. Although he did not receive a lasting injury in the assault, the act itself could result in a lasting consequence for his four assailants.

Milford Council adopts new parade policy

Children expecting to scramble along the parade route for candy at this year’s annual Milford Frontier Day parade are going to be disappointed. To ensure the safety of children, and indeed, all parade-goers, The Frontier’s Day Parade Committee has recently adopted a zero-tolerance policy prohibiting any participating float or motor vehicle from distributing or giving out anything along the parade route.

Police department denies Owensville is a speed trap

The Owensville police department is denying a report published in Cincy Business magazine this month that lists the village as ranking fourth in the greater Cincinnati area for issuing speeding tickets.

Building Safety Week observed in Clermont County

Some Clermont County Building Inspectors took an opportunity to speak with the public this week. elebrated internationally as Building Safety Week, May 6-12 was an opportunity for building inspectors to speak with people about codes, inspections and other regulations without the necessity of delivering bad news on the job site.

Pierce Township levy passes

Pierce Township residents approved a 2.9 mill police levy in a special election May 8. The unofficial results, with all 12 precincts counted, show that the police levy passed with a margin of 872 voting for and 718 voting against the tax levy.

Day of Prayer observed in Batavia

Clermont County residents assembled on the Batavia courthouse steps to observe the 54th annual National Day of Prayer May 3.

June in Olde Williamsburg coming June 8-10

Williamsburg will celebrate June again with the annual June in Olde Williamsburg festival, which will be held June 8-10. The celebration, a street festival, started more than six years ago as a celebration of Williamsburg’s bicentennial.

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