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Boat accident has Clermont connection

At least one Clermont County man has been identified as one of the dead in a tragic houseboat accident which occurred one week ago.

Goshen man, 42, arrested in attack on 13-year-old girl

A 42-year-old Goshen Township man was arrested Aug. 25 for the rape of a girl, age 13, whom police say was lured into his vehicle and driven to a remote location.

Bethel considering new curbs and gutters for Plane Street

Bethel residents may have an easier time of it while driving through the downtown area of Bethel, but then again, they may not. A number of grant applications and suggested improvements to the Plane Street area in the center of town were proposed at the Aug. 22 meeting, but issues of what to do first and the certainty of grant approval left little certain by adjournment.

Local West Nile victim expects full recovery

A Clermont County man has been given the word that he can expect a full recovery after suffering some of the worst symptoms of West Nile virus short of death, but when that recovery will take place is harder to predict.

Bethel Library opens

The Bethel Branch of the Clermont County Public Library was filled to capacity Sunday, Aug. 28 for the facility

Riverdays ends successfully despite heat and competition from other festivals

Heat and competition may have had some effect on the festivities, said New Richmond Village Councilman Ray Perszyk, but that still didn

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.

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