News Archive

Township seeks to hire second patrol deputy

The Batavia Township board of trustees voted July 18 to place a levy on the November ballot to hire additional police officers for the township. Currently, the township enjoys the services of a single sheriff’s deputy with dedicated patrol routes within the township.

Well-traveled access to Williamsburg may close

Opinions and ideas concerning an intersection near Williamsburg are flying faster and thicker than rush hour traffic after a state decision was announced to close down the McKeever Pike crossing at state Route 32.

Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held in New Richmond Aug. 19

The 14th annual New Richmond Cardboard Boat Regatta will take place on the shores of the Ohio River Aug. 19. Part of the RiverDays celebration, the Regatta will be hosted by WLW radio personality Gary Eubanks.

Clermont Fair begins Sunday

The 157th annual Clermont County Fair, sponsored by the Clermont County Agricultural Society, will take place at the Owensville Clermont County Fairgrounds July 23-29. The kick-off event for the fair is the annual Owensville Firemen’s parade at 1 p.m. July 23.

New firehouse located in water tower

As work crews scurry about to put the finishing touches into the new Union Township firehouse, a great deal of effort has been made making sure that the roof doesn’t leak. A great deal of effort, to be sure.

New community center dedicated

The Batavia Township Board of Trustees dedicated the new community center July 16. The dedication ceremony began with a ribbon cutting ceremony, with introductory remarks by Clermont County Historian Richard Crawford. Despite the heat, the open house and ceremony attracted about 75 people. Attendees were invited to tour the new $1.4 million, 6,000 square foot building before enjoying ice cream, cake and other refreshments.

Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash

The meeting of an errant deer and a motorcycle resulted in an air care flight for two Cincinnati adults Saturday night.

Owensville resident publishes first book

Owensville resident and first time author Pamela A. Lewis has published

Miami Townhip man charged with violating Ohio

When it comes to supplying alcohol to underage people and underage alcohol consumption, the Miami Township Police Department has zero tolerance.

Wright resigns from Milford post

Milford Assistant City Manager Jeffrey Wright has resigned. His resignation letter was read by Milford Council Clerk Joanne Trilety at the Council meeting July 5.

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