News Archive

Herron to retire from fair board

Harold Herron has announced plans to retire from the Clermont County Agricultural Society Board of Directors at the end of the year. He currently serves as the board’s executive secretary.

Projects demonstrated for seniors

One of the highlights of the Clermont County Fair is always the general projects demonstrated by 4-H and FFA participants and this year was no exception. In honor of senior citizen day at the fair, the first and second place 4-H junior winners had the opportunity to entertain the seniors with their project demonstrations July 26.

Eastgate Harley Davidson leases motorcycles to sheriff’s department

Harley Davidson Eastgate has leased two brand new motorcycles to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office for one dollar per year each. The Harley Davidson Electre Glide motorcycles have a top speed of about 160 mph and generate around 70 horsepower.

New Richmond takes steps to improve Front Street

The village of New Richmond is not wasting any time in taking steps to improve the appearance of Front Street. Mayor Terry Durrette said that he is encouraged by the number of community members who have expressed interest.

Joyride turns disastrous

Two Clermont County teenagers fled the scene of an accident after crashing an automobile into the living room of an Amelia residence July 26. According to Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Paul Hermes, the preliminary investigation has revealed that a 13-year-old Amelia resident had taken his mother’s 1999 Ford Taurus without permission.

Fund-raiser to be held for Milford grad

Current and former drama queens and kings at Milford High School are gathering Aug. 11 to lend a helping hand to two old students they consider family.

Milford Board of Education ponders levy issue

The dilemma at Milford Schools appears to be deepening. On paper, as many schools seek to increase enrollment and reap the state funding that comes with it, the booming student body seems like a bonus.

Clermont Fair was a great success

The Clermont County Fair, which took place July 23-29, has been deemed a great success. “The fair was once again a success for all those involved and for all those who participated,” said Fair Board Director Harold Herron. “The balmy weather could not have been more cooperative. We only had one morning of severe rain. Overall, there were no problems to speak of.” According to Herron, attendance for the week was up from previous years, especially for motorized events like the tractor/truck pulls and the two nights of demolition derbys.

Bethel village hopes to rekindle interest in charter

The Bethel Village Council is hoping that a little more time and a second attempt will result in more interest in the formation of a village charter. The village first began examining the formation of a charter in early 2006, but a vote never came to pass on the issue, which died from a lack of interest.

Commissioner Proud named to NADO board

Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO). NADO Executive Director Matthew Chase said that he was thrilled to have Proud join the NADO Board.

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