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CNE Elementary is a School of Promise

The Ohio Department of Education has recognized and awarded 134 schools throughout the state as Schools of Promise for 2008-2009. Clermont Northeastern Elementary School was selected based on its Ohio Achievement Test scores. According to Val Davis, dean of students, the award is a result of the hard work and dedication of the staff. […]

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Grant Memorial to get a fresh coat of paint

The Down Home Christmas is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5, and officials in the Village of Bethel are concerned with appearances. One of the biggest concerns has been the exterior of the Grant Memorial Building. Fiscal officer Angel Burton told council members that the state auditor had taken into account the need for the village to leave more than $5,000 in the general fund. […]

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Amelia to address traffic flow issues

Amelia Mayor Leroy Ellington reported at council’s Nov. 2 meeting that he met recently with Ohio Department of Transportation officials Pat Madl and Don Shvegzda about traffic issues on state Route 125. Ellington said that the traffic flow along state Route 125 and Main Street in the village has been an issue for some time. The Ohio Department of Transportation did a study of the traffic flow and number of accidents along that stretch of roadway some time ago. […]

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Carter to retire from Batavia Township Nov. 30

It is rare for an employees to work for the same employer for more than 45 years and even more rare for that employee to begin working at age 8. Earl Carter has been working in the maintenance department for Batavia Township since he was 8-years-old. Carter says at 8 years old, he was able to see over the steering wheel, but he wasn’t too good at backing the truck. […]