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Batavia’s Christmas in the Village featured carriage rides and Santa

Village Christmas tree was dedicated to service personnel It was a cold and rainy night for Batavia’s Christmas in the Village, but that did not stop Santa Claus from making a visit to the village administration building and a packed room full of eager children. The village held an evening full of Christmas activities and [ Read More ]

Batavia nativity ceremony continues traditon

Fellowship of Churches brings Christmas to village The Batavia Fellowship of Churches began the first week of the Advent season in the same tradition they have observed for the last half of a century. Members of the seven churches who compose the fellowship gathered in Haglage Park in Batavia to light their nativity scene. “May [ Read More ]

Local aviator Burchett Hager got county airport off the ground

A driving force in the success of the Clermont County airport passed away Wednesday, Dec. 1 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. Rosalie Burchett Hager and her then husband Randolph “Bill” Burchett managed the airport, which broke ground in 1968, from 1970 to 1986. The Bethel couple was awarded an extended contract as fixed-base [ Read More ]

Batavia Township resident indicted

Stiger facing 21 charges for break-ins The Grand Jury has indicted a Batavia Township man on 21 separate charges related to a string of break-ins in Batavia Township between October and the first week of November. Roger Stiger, 20, of Amelia Olive Branch Road has been indicted on four counts of burglary, 12 counts of [ Read More ]

Batavia Schools hold community forum

District is looking for feedback on options for raising revenue Officials from the Batavia School District hosted a community forum Dec. 1 to inform residents about the district’s budget and receive feedback on an impending tax increase. Superintendent Jill Grubb and Treasurer Michael Ashmore explained why an increase in funding from the local community will [ Read More ]

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