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Bad behaviors driving fatalities on Clermont roadways

The death of a New Richmond woman marked the ninth Clermont County fatal crash in six weeks. Linda Lawson, 54, died on July 12 when she lost control of her vehicle and slid off the road, striking a tree. Sgt. Charlie Scales, of the Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, said that the variety of fatal accidents and the causes behind them make targeted enforcement difficult.

Farmer

A patch of land covered with gravel just beyond the railroad bridge in Batavia is home to a modest farmers market every Saturday.

Homeland security expo to answer questions

As the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center prompted the US government to take a hard look at homeland security and how local authorities could better protect all citizens, first responders began to find ways to integrate safety from attacks by man with safety from attacks by nature.

Batavia hosts the second annual Taste of Clermont

Batavia will once again indulge the public with a little

4-Hers present projects for judging

Nearly 500 area 4-H members, ranging in age from 5-19, descended on the Clermont County Fairgrounds to participate in general projects judging July 8-9. The 4-Hers typically spend months working on their projects, which are evaluated by adults with some expertise in the subject area.

Batavia Township approves development plan

Business continues to be good in a Batavia Township planned development with the approval of the latest in what will be several phases of the project. T

West Clermont to decide on bond in coming weeks

A thorough presentation titled

Corrections officers graduate

The Clermont County Sheriff

Accident with toddler not expected to bring charges

No charges are expected to be filed in an accident reported on July 1 in which a two-year-old girl was hit by a van. Injured was Autumn Berry, 2, when she was struck by a van driven by her mother, Susan Berry.

Trustees, county at odds over road expansion pledge

At the July 5 meeting of the Batavia Township Trustees, the board voiced displeasure at the county after receiving notification after-the-fact that they had pledged $25,000 towards an extension of Old SR 74 to UC Clermont.


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