News Archive

Alcohol sales to begin early next year

After voters in Bethel’s precinct C voted to allow alcohol sales within that precinct, residents of the village can expect to see beer and wine available locally either at the end of 2006 or the beginning of 2007.

Turkeys donated to YWCA food pantry

River Valley Longbeards, the Clermont County chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation (NWTF), donated 50 frozen turkeys to the Clermont YWCA food pantry, the YWCA House of Peace, and the Christian Help Center Nov. 17. This is the second year that the River Valley Longbeards have participated in the NWTF’s Turkey Hunters Care Program.

New Richmond pursues development

“New Richmond is ready to explode, it only needs the right fuse to ignite it.” These were the words spoken by New Richmond resident, councilman, and former mayor Nick Wolf at the village’s third economic development meeting Nov. 18. For six months, village residents have been formulating plans to locate that fuse and revitalize the village with an explosive economic development plan.

Sheriff warns residents of possible mail scam

While most of us have become accustomed to tossing away varying amounts of junk mail, what you receive in your mailbox has become more sinister as the offers have moved from legitimate items or services for purchase to opportunities to scam you out of your savings.

Department better equipped to fight fires

The Union Township Fire Department will soon enjoy the use of a pair of new fire engines. The two state of the art pumpers, recently purchased through fire levy funds, will give the fire department more versatility and water volume when fires break out in the township.

Statistics show Clermont near the top for kids

Statistics from a recently published study completed by the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform which indicate that Clermont County is the third worst county in the state for seizing children for foster care placement are misleading, said Clermont County Job and Family Services Director Tim McCartney.

Corrections officers complete training at Clermont academy

Seven corrections officers have graduated from the Clermont County Police Corrections Academy. The academy’s five-week course, which was held Oct. 9 – Nov. 8, is an obligation that must be fulfilled by all Clermont County corrections officers within their first full year of employment in Ohio jails.

Holiday season brings greater demand on YWCA food pantry

Everyone needs food, and this time of year, food is in greater need than ever. The combination of cold weather and the holiday gatherings associated with Thanksgiving, Christmas and other events means that many families are in greater need than ever.

New council members appointed in Bethel to fill two empty seats

The Bethel Village Council met on Nov. 13, a solemn occasion after the death of council member George Schramm. Schramm, who was close to completing his first year as a council member, died on Nov. 5.

Property improvements recognized by the Village Association of Batavia

Two Batavia properties have received the property home improvement award from the Village Association of Batavia. Receiving the recognition for November are the Astles home, located at 18 N. Fifth Street, and the new Rosenhoffer law building owned by Clermont Risky Business, located at 302 Main Street.

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