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Body found in Union Township

The Union Township Police Department discovered a body Dec. 1. Details are still sketchy, according to Union Township Police Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, but at approximately 2:06 Monday afternoon, the township communications center received a 911 phone call from a person who found a man’s body in a wooded area. […]

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Robbery suspects arrested

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the arrest of Brent Fischer and Anthony McGowan in the attempted robbery of Mike’s Pharmacy in Batavia. At approximately 11:46 a.m. Nov. 30, sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Mike’s Batavia Pharmacy, located at 2234 Bauer Road in Batavia Township. […]

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Christmas lights return to Amelia

For the first time in five years, the village of Amelia will enjoy Christmas decorations. While installing the light decorations along Main Street last week, Amelia Public Works Supervisor Wayne Allison said that residents, who have been wondering about the absence of holiday lights for years now, are receiving an early Christmas gift this year. […]

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Mocktail event promotes safe fun

Clermont County Safe Communities and the Clermont County Office of Public Information presented the fourth annual “Mocktails” event at the county’s medical social services building Dec. 2. This year’s mocktail mania event attracted eleven participants who all created a mocktail alternative to alcoholic beverages. […]

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US military in Iraq finds man who killed Maupin

The man responsible for the death of Union Township native and fallen soldier Matt Maupin has been killed in Iraq. In a report released by the U.S. Department of Defense last week, coalition forces have positively identified Iraqi national Hajji Hammadi, also known as Hammadi Awdah Abd Farhan and Abd-al-Salam Ahmad Abdallah al-Janabi, as one of the men killed in a Nov. 11 Baghdad security operation. […]

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Down Home Christmas coming Dec. 6

Bethel is planning a ‘Down Home Christmas’ Dec. 6. The sixth year for the event, the ‘Down Home Christmas’ is a way for the village’s churches and businesses to celebrate the holidays by holding special events for residents to enjoy. Beginning at 9 a.m., the Bethel Music Boosters will sponsor a reservation-only breakfast with Santa Claus to be held at the Bethel-Tate High School. […]