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County to lose longtime health commissioner

Clermont County will be bidding farewell to longtime health commissioner Dr. Janet Rickabaugh next month when the 12-year veteran of the health district retires for some much-needed rest and relaxation.

First annual

Contestants in the first annual Clermont County Biggest Tomato contest vied Aug. 19 to see who could grow the greatest of the great and the biggest of the big, while everyone else just came to enjoy the free salsa and see some really big tomatoes.

Clermont grapes on comeback

The fruit industry, it seems, has been making a comeback in Clermont County. After having once been known as the largest fruit-producing area of the nation, prior to Florida becoming a state, fruit production in the county dwindled over the years, but a few dedicated farmers have cultivated the tradition.

New Richmond schools fill vacant position

Two Clermont County school systems will be forced to make major adjustments just a few weeks into the school year when Williamsburg Superintendent Tom Durbin joins New Richmond Exempted Village Schools as their new head administrator.

Tour given of East Fork Little Miami River

You never know what you might find in the middle of the river. Or, in some cases, you never know what might find you.

State ratings show local schools as effective

The recent public release of the Ohio Department of Education district and building school report cards shows a county in relatively good standing academically.

Union Township working toward public access station

With the approval by the board at the most recent Union Township Trustees meeting to purchase more than $100,000 in electronics, Union Township has moved one step closer to administering their own cable access station.

Drug eradication sweep nets more than 300 plants

A week-long eradication effort by the Clermont County Sheriff

Speed the cause of three-car traffic clogging accident

Information is being sought in a three-car accident that is thought to have been caused by excessive speed on Aug. 12.

Under the Weather

A pair of historic log structures in the village of Bethel are in danger of decay and collapse, said a resident charged by the council with inspecting the structures.


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