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Batavia High School takes new appoach to concept of career day

Batavia High School will be taking a new approach to the traditional career fair concept. Last month, the school began what is called the “career lunch series,” which places students in proximity with professionals from fields that interest them.

Pregnancy Center seeks support for benefit event

The Pregnancy Center of Clermont is asking the community for its support at the Eastgate Mall’s fifth annual “Night of Giving.”

Bubp runs unopposed in 88th District for Ohio House seat

Republican incumbent Danny R. Bubp is running unopposed for the District 88 seat in the Ohio House of Representatives.

Batavia Schools taking presentation on the road

The Batavia Township Trustees hosted presentations by both Batavia and West Clermont schools at their Oct. 17 meeting.

Township to look at laws about guns

A Union Township resident is hoping to create an environment in the township that he says will be safer for everyone living there. Cletus Smith, a Clough Pike resident, asked the trustees at their last meeting to make the firing of firearms illegal in the township.

Issue of alcohol sales remains controversial

While some Bethel residents are sharply divided over the issue of alcohol sales in the village, only time will tell as to whether the measure will pass in the November general election.

Raggedy Ann and Andy are returned

They’re back! The Raggedy Ann and Andy statues that were stolen on Oct. 10 have both been returned to their home at the Just 4 Fun store located at 1105-B Ohio Pike near Amelia. They went missing from the Just 4 Fun store in the early morning hours of Oct. 10. and were returned one week later on Oct. 17.

Attorneys may seek change of venue for trial

Citing the extensive media coverage of the case, attorneys for Union Township resident David J. Carroll Jr. are requesting that his murder trial be held outside Clermont County.

West Clermont implements ‘transition’ program

To ensure the success of all incoming freshman, Amelia and Glen Este High schools have implemented ninth grade transition programs for the 2006-2007 school year.

Union Township clerk to retire

The Union Township Board of Trustees reluctantly acknowledged a changing of the guard Oct. 10 when longtime clerk/fiscal officer Rozanne Evans officially announced her retirement. Shortly after the meeting began, Evans read from a statement to the board and public attending the meeting, describing her tenure with the township, the growth and challenges that accompanied it, and the need to pass the work on to someone with more energy to spare.

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