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Business leader speaks at historic Cranston Church

Because of its historical significance, the Cranston Presbyterian Church in New Richmond was the ideal setting for Bethel native and international businessman Robert Lees to speak about economic development to the New Richmond Business Association.

Milford officials will not attend

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Main Street group makes pitch to county

A representative from Heritage Ohio, the organization tasked with managing the Ohio portion of the Main Street revitalization and preservation program, visited the Clermont County Commissioners April 11 to narrate a presentation on the program.

Child Abuse Prevention Month observed in Clermont

Spinning gamely in the breeze, hundreds of shiny red, white and blue pinwheels are doing their best to get people

Local Marine killed while on duty in Iraq

Another Clermont County man has died in the line of duty while serving in Iraq. Bryan Taylor, 20, a 2004 Milford graduate, died while serving with the Marines after only a month in Iraq.

Worldwalker is still on the move

Bethel native and renowned Worldwalker Steven Newman is planning an expedition to walk the entire 2500 mile length of the Great Wall of China, something that has never before been accomplished. Newman, who spoke April 3 at the Bethel Branch Library, has dreamed about this new adventure since completing his walk around the world in 1987. Inquisitive and restless as a child, the worldwalk was inspired by a quest for knowledge

Staffing cuts to help West Clermont save money

A cost-saving effort enacted by the West Clermont Schools Board of Education will result in the loss of several administrators at the end of this school year, and the vacation of several positions that will not be re-filled.

Solid waste district shows updated plan

Paul Braasch, Environmental Coordinator for Clermont County and representative of Adams/Clermont Solid Waste District visited with the Batavia Township Trustees April 4 to discuss the current rewrite of the solid waste plan. The plan, said Braasch, was developed as an 18-year plan, but must be revised every five years to comply with Ohio laws.

Local business goes

Although not a household name, the Melink Corporation, founded by Steve Melink, has almost certainly made a meal or two more pleasant for you. The Union Township business, located close to Milford off Roundbottom Road, operates a service and product wing that helps restaurants and large store chains create a nicer, and more energy efficient, environment for their customers.

Local veteran honored

Tate Township Trustee and all-around community activist Howard Daugherty was recently named a recipient of the Ohio Military Hall of Fame Medal of Valor. The medal, given for his actions in the Vietnam War, marks him as a member of an exclusive group of veterans to be honored for their service to the nation.

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