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Man dies following chase with deputies

A Lynchburg man is dead after he apparently took his own life following a car chase with police. According to the sheriff’s department, Wayne Township police were dispatched at 8:30 p.m. to investigate a reckless driving report involving damage to mailboxes and signs on Newtonsville Road.

Work on parking lot stopped due to conditions

The Batavia Township Trustees are hoping to smooth things over at their old township hall after a slight catastrophe occurred during the reconstruction of the parking lot.

Counseling center holds open house

A joint celebration was held at an open house at the Clermont Counseling Center in Amelia Nov. 3. The open house, hosted by the Southern Ohio Health Services Network (SOHSN) and the Clermont Counseling Center (CCC), was a way to celebrate the two organization’s combined efforts in the grand opening of their brand new medical facility.

Off duty deputy detains two men after being assaulted

Clermont Count Sheriff Tim Rodenberg is commending the professionalism and restraint of an off-duty deputy after he was assaulted but able to detain his assailants involved until help could arrive.

Clermont residents reminded to get flu shots this season

With winter weather heralding the onslaught of winter illness, flu shot clinics are becoming the events to attend.

Uecker defeats challenger Newby

Republican incumbent Joseph Uecker has defeated democratic challenger William Newby for the Ohio House of Representatives 66th district seat.

Johnston inducted into Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Williamsburg resident Joseph W. Johnston was inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2006 at ceremonies held in Columbus Nov. 2. During his career as a soldier in the United States Army, Johnston fought in two theaters.

Ringland, McBride, and Haddad win seats on Court of Common Pleas

A contest to fill three judges seats in the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas resulted in fairly strong wins by three Republican judges, two of which were incumbents to their seats.

Fraley elected to another term as county auditor

Veteran Clermont County Auditor Linda Fraley earned another term in the office with a nod from voters Tuesday night, gaining 68 percent of the vote in her campaign against challenger Greg Conrad.

Rotary looking for students to study abroad

The Batavia Rotary Club is now accepting applications for students between the ages of 15 and 18 to join the more than 8,000 young people from around the world every year to participate in the Youth Foreign Exchange Program.

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