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Police nab two for car break-ins

While owner negligence was in-part to blame for a series of car break-ins over the past few weeks in Miami Township, neighbor vigilance was responsible for catching the thieves in the act on Feb. 2.

Local heroes honored for making local life better

Joe Golfman goes about his day much as he has for years: spending time with his great granddaughter, tinkering with things around the house, lending a helping hand to a neighbor in need or working on a miniature model of one of the many war machines that he saw first-hand as a soldier in Patton

Milford schools hope to avoid cutbacks

Milford Schools Superintendent John Frye has begun to outline more clearly where possible cuts may be made should an upcoming operating levy not be passed by voters. The vote will be held on May 2 for the 7.9 mill levy which, if passed, would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $242 a year.

Suspect leads police on chase, shoots woman

A chaotic and tumultuous series of events led to an accident and brief police standoff on IR 275 Feb. 2 when a Cincinnati man allegedly beat one man, shot his girlfriend, kidnapped her and then led police on a high-speed chase before crashing and attempting to take his own life.

Felicity students construct a

Nine students from the seventh and eighth grade classes of Felicity Franklin Middle School headed to Columbus Jan. 21 to participate in the National Engineers Week Future City Competition. The students received three special awards: best use of energy, best moving part, and best use of water resources engineering.

Chamber notes excellence among members

The Clermont Chamber of Commerce recognized five businesses Feb. 3 at its annual small business awards luncheon. Marking the event with the participation of around 300 local business and political figures, the celebratory meal also featured a presentation on the development of Cincinnati and the impact that it will have on the region.

West Clermont to take nod from voters on bond

The difficult decision on what to do concerning the placement of a new bond levy for West Clermont Schools will be, in part, guided by the residents of the district, said Wendy Planicka, Communications Coordinator for the district.

Portion of state Route 125 is targeted

Lt. Paul Hermes of the Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said that a two-month long target enforcement zone along state Route 125 began earlier this week. During the time of the target enforcement, Lt. Hermes said that

Discover Van teaches kids to deal with a bully at school

Using interactive presentations, movie clips and lots of other cool things that glow or make noise, members of Discover Health Now taught children at Batavia Elementary about how to avoid the playground specter of the bully during a day of special education on Jan. 27.


When it comes to being a nurse, Cathy Meyer, it seems, has what it takes to eliminate even the toughest boo-boo. The Batavia Elementary School nurse was recently named the

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