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New Richmond used car lot raided

The New Richmond Police Department raided a used car lot last week and arrested owner Jeff McGinnis for allegedly running an illegal operation. The Carriage Collection used car lot, located at 2383 State Route 132, came to the attention of the New Richmond Police when they received several complaints from customers who paid for cars but then never received them. […]

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Batavia administrator arrested

Batavia Village Administrator Bob Stewart was arrested Sunday, June 22 by the village police department. Stewart was arrested at the direction of Chief Mike Gardner, and was cited for closing a street without a permit. The administrator had closed a section of Broadway Street for a performance by the Clermont County Philharmonic Orchestra on the front lawn of the Batavia Elementary School. […]

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Hundreds participate in River Sweep

Hundreds of Clermont County residents participated in Operation River Sweep June 21. Beautiful weather greeted the volunteers as they gathered at the five county river front staging areas to participate in the annual beautification effort, which entailed picking up litter and debris from the Ohio River’s shoreline and its numerous tributaries. […]

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Camp Invention held in Batavia

The Batavia Middle School hosted the imaginative Camp Invention program for kids last week. This is the first year that the school district has hosted the camp, which is a national program, and 50 students in grades one through six took the opportunity to participate. One imaginative group of nine-year-olds, after crash-landing their spacecraft on Planet Zak, built a storm shelter to protect them from glitter and candy storms. […]