News Archive

Tragic incident results in the death of child

An investigation is continuing into the tragic death of a four-year-old boy near Amelia on July 4.

Ruling allows for disbanding of E-check service

In a move hoped to reduce the costs and hassle involved with owning and operating a motor vehicle, the E-check program in the southwest Ohio region has officially been given a date to cease operations.

Bethel examines grant applications for improvements

At the June 27 regular meeting of the Bethel Village Council, the board heard from Bruce Brandstetter of Brandstetter and Carroll, an engineering firm used by the village to assist in the search for grant money.

Woman struck and killed on SR 125

Two motor-vehicle accidents in Clermont County on the night of June 28 are currently under investigation by the Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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Williamsburg girl fights for passage of diabetes legislation

Jessi Martin, a precocious eight-year-old from Williamsburg, has become the most visible leader in the fight to get Ohio

Bethel council recognizes youth for success in GED program

The Bethel Village Council recognized a youth success story from the Bethel Adult/Youth Recreation Committee at the June 27 meeting.

Members of Hike/Bike Trail Committee to begin clearing

Volunteers from Williamsburg and the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike Bike Trail committee have been given permission to begin clearing along a portion of land which is expected to be part of the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike Bike trail.

Volunteers walk in third annual

The night was so humid you could almost see the moisture suspended in the air. But that did not stop the members of 12 Relay For Life teams from completing their 18-hour mission at Glen Este High School June 24-25.

Federal cuts hurt Batavia Title I students

New Cuts in federal funding for schools are being felt locally. At their regular meeting on June 20, Batavia School Board members discussed the repercussions of the cutbacks.

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