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Amelia to seat three new members of council

In the race for Amelia Village council four seats were up for grabs and only one incumbent was seeking reelection. Derrick Campbell held onto his council seat by receiving 358 votes. Others elected to fill the vacancies include Todd Hart with 402 votes, Chuck Thacker with 350 votes and Bob Pollitt with 328 votes. Campbell was appointed to council in February 2008. […]

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Plans for Amelia parade continue

The 29th annual holiday parade in Amelia may yet take place if organizers can find a way to overcome the safety and logistical issues which are causing concerns. During the Amelia Council meeting Monday, Nov. 2, a concerned resident, Jack East, expressed his desire to continue the annual event. […]

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Voters reject Batavia school building issue

A proposed 4.2 mill bond issue to build a new elementary school was rejected by Batavia Local School District voters at the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3. The bond issue would have raised $13.9 million for a $24 million elementary school that was planned for the current high school campus in Batavia Township. The remainder of the $24 million would have come from the Ohio School Facilities Commission. […]

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Incumbents reelected in Batavia Township

With two open seats on the Batavia Township trustee board voters had to make a choice between six candidates. They spoke loud and clear with the winners each receiving nearly 25 percent of the votes. Incumbent Archie Wilson received 2,039 votes to keep his seat on the board and Jim Sauls Jr. received 2,016 votes. Sauls was appointed to the board in January 2009. […]