News Archive

Pet oxygen masks donated to Union Township

Thanks to the quick thinking of a Union Township woman, animals in the township can breathe a little easier. After seeing a news story about obtaining oxygen masks for pets who have suffered from smoke inhalation from a house fire, Sherry Cooper decided to act. Now, the township fire department has a pet oxygen mask set for each of the five stations.

Literacy Council spelling bee to be held June 22

If spelling is your thing, you just may be in luck; the 15th annual literacy spelling bee will be held June 22 at the Milford Firefighter’s Bingo Hall. The event, the biggest fund raiser of the year for the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties, will pit teams of three against each other in a battle that will shake them to the depth of their vowels.

New Richmond beautification award winners announced

The New Richmond Business Association and the New Richmond Garden Club have announced the winners of the 2007 village’s roadside beautification awards. First place went to New Richmond Auto Sales, second place went to New Richmond Florist, third place went to Hunter Custom Homes, and fourth place went to the Creative Kids Corner.

Phoenix Place members start a micro-enterprise business

The members of the Phoenix Place in Amelia are making and selling “Care Critters” as part of a micro-enterprise business. For the past three years, the interested members have been working together to produce the hand-made ‘critters’ for sick children.

Stolen statue returned to where buffalo roam

The 350-pound fiberglass buffalo that was stolen from the back of a pick-up truck in a New Richmond grocery store parking lot May 17 has been found and returned in one piece.

Baker’s parents denied custody of her children

Amy Baker’s parents have been denied custody of her three children. The ruling was made by Clermont County Juvenile Court Judge Stephanie Wyler in a courtroom custody hearing June 4.

New promotion draws attention to veterans’ graves

A new project conceived by Clermont County Veterans’ Services is aimed at recognizing every deceased veteran in the county. “Operation Grave Marker” is a push to let people know that free grave markers are available at veteran’s services for the graves of anyone who fought in an American war.

Longbeards club holds fun day for kids

The River Valley Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation hosted its second annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics, and Sportsmanship) field event June 2. Held at the Eastern Hills Rod and Gun Club, the field day event attracted more than 100 children of all ages accompanied by their parents. The outdoor activities included trap-shooting, still target shooting practice with shotguns, archery, air rifle shooting, and creek exploration.

Amy Baker gives up her extradition fight with Kentucky

Amy Baker has decided to give up on her extradition fight. Baker, 25, appeared before Judge James Shriver in a Clermont County courtroom May 30 to sign the necessary paperwork waiving her extradition hearing to Mason County, Ky., where she is charged with tampering with evidence in last summer’s murder of foster child Marcus Fiesel.

Bethel-Tate expands kindergarten program

Kindergarten students and parents will receive new treatment this year at Bethel-Tate Schools when a new kindergarten format will be tested. According to Bethel-Tate Superintendent Jim Smith, the district will be moving to an all day, every day model for kindergarten this year.

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