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Grant sought to upgrade Plane Street By John Seney email@example.com
BETHEL — Village officials applied for a state grant to pay for improvements to Plane Street. Council members at a special meeting Aug. 7 authorized Administrator Travis Dotson to apply for an Ohio Public Works Commission grant. Dotson said the grant would pay for renovations to Plane Street including the installation of new curbs, gutters, sidewalks and lighting. He said it will be awhile before village officials find out if they will get the grant or how much they will receive. “It will be a couple of years before we get anything,” Dotson said.
Bethel renews solicitor’s contract By John Seney firstname.lastname@example.org
BETHEL — Village council members July 26 voted to renew for a year the contract of Solicitor Julia Carney. Carney, who works for the Cincinnati law firm of Manley Burke, LPA, was hired in August 2011 to replace George Leicht, who resigned after serving as village solicitor for 33 years. The solicitor provides legal advice for village officials. Carney will be paid an annual base retainer of $24,600, said Fiscal Officer Bill Gilpin. “Julia is worth her weight in gold,” said council member Donna Gunn. Gunn said Carney provided valuable contributions recently in dealing with an annexation petition and helping formulate the village’s response to issues associated with the Asian longhorned beetle infestation.
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“We’re excited to get the process started,” said Mayor Alan Ausman. “It’s not an immediate thing. It’s something we’d like to see done. I’m proud of Travis for get-
ting it going.” Members of a recentlyformed Bethel Business Association have been urging village officials to upgrade Plane Street and the downtown area. Ausman said he attended the Aug. 6 meeting of the association and informed the members about the village’s plans to apply for the state grant. “They were excited we were applying for the OPWC grant,” he said.
TIGER MARCHING BAND Kyle Carter, left, Taylor Valentine and Destiny Ziggas march while playing clarinets. Bethel-Tate High School Marching Band students participated in band camp and hosted a program for family and friends Aug. 15. For more photos from band camp, see page B1. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Voters to decide ballot issues in Clermont County Nov. 6 Villages:
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CLERMONT COUNTY — A number of is-
sues will be on the ballot when voters go to the polls Nov. 6. The deadline to file ballot issues with the Clermont County Board of Elections was Aug. 8. The board of elections will meet Monday, Aug. 20, to certify the ballot issues. There are no countywide issues on the November ballot. The issues filed by the deadline:
» Batavia schools: A 7.26-mill bond issue/ operating levy. Contains $12,642,450 for 28 years for local share of school construction; $1 million for 25 years for school improvements; .5-mills for maintenance of facilities; and 2.75-mills for a continuing period of time for current operations. » Milford schools: A 4.5-mill additional tax levy for a continuing period of time for current operating expenses. » West Clermont schools: A 7.9-mill additional tax levy for 10 years for emergency requirements of the school district.
» Bethel: A1-mill additional tax levy for a continuing period of time for parks and recreation. » Felicity: A 3.5-mill renewal tax levy for five years for current expenses. » Newtonsville: A 1.4-mill renewal tax levy for five years for current expenses.
» Goshen Township: A 3.25-mill additional tax levy for five years for safety services. » Jackson Township: A 2-mill replacement tax levy for five years for fire and EMS. » Pierce Township: A 2.3-mill replacement tax levy for five years for collection and disposal of garbage.
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» Amelia Village A - entire precinct - (two separate issues): Weekday sales of spirituous liquor by the glass. Sunday sales of intoxicating liquor as legally sold on other days of the week. » Amelia Village B - entire precinct - (two separate issues): Weekday sales of spirituous liquor by the glass. Sunday sales of in-
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Boosters seek to increase involvement
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BETHEL — The Fighting Tiger Boosters are gearing up for the upcoming school year, and they are open to new members. Currently, the group consists of four parents of Bethel-Tate student athletes, but Treasurer Tammy Newberry hopes to see more participation. “The more members and participation we get the easier it is to raise money,” Newberry said. The group, which formed in 2011, helps raise money for the district’s athletics programs for grades 7-12. “There’s a lot of fundraising that goes into it,” Newberry said. During the 2011-2012 school year, the boosters raised funds by hosting a yard sale, a fishing tourna-
Moscow event coordinator and car show judge Susan Jones, left, and Adam Jones, right, also a judge, inspect a Plymouth at the Moscow Car Show Saturday, Aug. 4. This is the fifth year for the event. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
ment and a Volley for the Cure game. The group also sold Little Caesar’s Pizza Kits and McDonald’s coupons. In the school year to come, members plan to focus efforts on raising money through events more than selling things. One of the events is a Youth Night for younger children to meet the athletes. The group plans to make posters of each athletic team for the children. The teammates will be available to sign the posters. “The idea is to get them more involved and to let people know if they help the boosters, the boosters will help them,” said Secretary Tina Crumpton. In October, the boosters plan to host a donkey basketball game. The funds raised by the group help pay for a variety
of the teams’ expenses, including athletic equipment, free T-shirts, footballs and basketballs for players and a scholarship fund for students who cannot afford to play. Each year, the first $25,000 the boosters raise goes to the school; $15,000 is designated for coaches; and $5,000 is for uniforms, which are replaced on a rotation schedule. The remaining $5,000 is for participation fees. The boosters have about $10,000 to start off the school year, but Newberry said the group has not bought concession supplies. The group is in the process of purchasing a new hot dog machine, bun warmer and ice machine, said Crumpton. The group meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of every month at Bethel-Tate High School.
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Gatch Award will honor volunteerism The League of Women Voters of Clermont County each year honors women volunteers who work to improve the lives of county residents. This year’s nominees are:
Michelle Balside of Amelia was named the 2011 Citizen of the Year for her volunteer activities in the village. She has served as chair of the recreation commission. She helped organize the Easter Egg Hunt; Frisbee Golf Tournament; Cornhole Tournament; Concert in the Park; Amelia Day at the Reds; SK8 Fest and National Balside Night Out. Michelle was involved in the creation of the SK8 Park; Amelia Paw Park; Memorial Tree Program and Movie Night. She was instrumental in improvements of the Frisbee Golf Course; the purchase of trees for the walking trail at Shank; and the installation of exercise equipment at Shank. To address vandalism, Michelle headed the distribution of letters asking for help preventing crime in the parks. At Christmas, Michelle helped coordinate the Visit with Santa and the Sensitive Santa event for autistic and special needs.
Lamonica Friedman of Batavia Township is an avid advocate for children who have or are suspected of having a disability. Lamonica works with families in Clermont County, and does phone support and referrals for those who live Friedman outside the county. Lamonica is especially adept at supporting families who have children affected by autism as
she relates to those families and shares similar experiences through her son who is also affected by autism. She helps the families understand their rights and responsibilities regarding special education plans so they are more informed. Lamonica keeps up to date on changes and attends many trainings and seminars to update her skills. Lamonica Is a board member of the Ohio Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, a member of the FAST TRAC advisory board, and has completed the Family Leadership Program through FAST.
SUFFRAGISTS AWARDS DINNER INFO The League of Women Voters of Clermont County will celebrate the 92nd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, with the annual Suffragists Awards Dinner. This 16th annual event celebrates the volunteer work of women in the county. This year, seven women were nominated for the Orpha Gatch Award. The dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Receptions Eastgate, 4450 Eastgate Blvd. The theme will be “Women in Education” with a presentation by league meamber, Distinguished Alumni of UC Clermont recipient and West Clermont Assistant Superintendent M.E. Steele Pierce. Orpha Gatch was an active suffragette and a longtime resident of Milford. The league honors her each year for her leadership in helping women earn the right to vote and her leadership in the League of Women Voters in Clermont County. All citizens are invited to celebrate the citizenship supported by the League of Women Voters and the volunteer leadership shown by the 2012 nominees: Michelle Balside, Lamonica Friedman, Sue Grone, Candace Koch, Mary Jo O’Brien, Jan Schoellman and Bobbie Tureen. Reservations for the $35 dinner can be made at www.lwvclermont.com or by mailing a check to LWVCC, P.O. Box 733, Milford, OH 45150. For more information, call Yvette Duguay at 513-7528011.
Sue Grone of Milford has given faithful service to the MilfordMiami Township area for many years at Promont. Sue is the driving force behind a program that brings the art of quilting to second-graders in the Milford schools. Sue works with art teachers to design themes for the quilts, then gives instructions to the Grone students. She coordinates the quilt-tie down exercise. On several occasions, the finished quilts have been displayed at Promont prior to being raffled off in support of Promont’s historical education programs. Sue provides costumed interpretation of life in the 19th century in Clermont County to children in area schools. Sue arranges for the volunteers and coordinates school visits where the volunteer interpreters rotate through rooms sharing antique items and tools. Sue is dedicated to the mission of passing on the history of our area.
event, Candy spends 40 hours a week organizing donations, calling potential donors and coordinating volunteers. Candy began working with CAKoch SA for Clermont Kids! after attending the spring benefit. She quickly found herself making raffle baskets or soliciting donations. Since taking the lead, revenue has jumped from $31,471 in 2009 to $85,943 in 2012. The dollars raised go directly to support the CASA program and allow the program to recruit and train more community volunteers to be the voice for children in the courts. She also helped increase the program statistics. In 2008, the program was serving 37 children that were involved in the juvenile court system; however in 2011, 206 children were helped.
year providing more awareness about mental health. She is active on the Family and Children First Council, has volunteered in West Clermont O’Brien schools as a parent and held a position on the PTSO at Merwin Elementary. She believes in her childrens’ education. Mary Jo sits on the advisory board as parent rep for Fast Trac, volunteers for the Headstart Policy Council and works at election polls. She is strong willed, has great leadership skills and she is always there in time of need for others and lending a hand and finding the resources for others. Always involved, achieving more knowledge for others and her family. Mary Jo works as team and believes in teamwork.
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Jan Schoellman is currently a member of the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association, Clermont County Farm Bureau, Friends of the Fair, Clermont
Candy Koch of Batavia Township chairs the annual Spring Charity Committee for CASA for Clermont Kids! Leading up to the
Mary Jo O’Brien of Batavia Township is involved in Clermont County Fast Trac, volunteering at numerous events throughout the
County Junior Fair Livestock Sales Committee, Clermont County Delta Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Central and Executive Committees Schoellman of the Clermont County Democratic Party. In 2010, Jan submitted an idea to the Retired Teachers Association to sponsor a letter-writing contest for third-graders throughout the county. The idea was to have the boys and girls write a letter to CCRTA telling what their grandparents mean to them. Jan chaired the committee. The project was recognized by the Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA) and highlighted in two of their newsletters. Cincinnati AAA has now heard of the project and asked to come on as a partner for 2012-2013.
Roberta (Bobbie) Tureen
Roberta (Bobbie) Tureen moved to Clermont County in 1977 and formed a rape crisis center. She would call the victims, find out what they needed, be at their side for the police exam, talk to them and go to court with them. She volunteered with the YWCA and the House of Peace and was on Tureen their advisory board. Her idea of women coming together for an annual event with everything donated “just to celebrate women” led to the Y’s annual Circle of Women fundraiser for the Eastern Area. In late 80s she began researching and raising awareness of corporal punishment in schools, finding incidences where children were severely beaten. She spoke to parents and formed a watchdog group. By 2009, state law forced school boards to decide whether they would allow the practice.
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WILLIAMSBURG — American Legion Post 288 members will host the 16th annual Car and Motorcycle Show Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Williamsburg Park, 150 E. Main St. The rain date is Aug. 26. Registration is 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for rods, customs, classics, motorcycles and Corvetts. Cost is $15. T-shirts and dash plaques will be given to the first 100 vehicle owners who register. There will be door prizes, food, beverages and a split the pot. The top 40 will receive trophies.
BATAVIA — The
Clermont County commissioners July 24
approved the one-year extension of a contract for fleet maintenance repair parts. The contract with KOI Auto Parts of Amelia will be effective through Aug. 15, 2013. Jennifer Morgan, an administrative support coordinator for the county’s fleet maintenance division, said the parts are supplied to the county on consignment. “The parts are on hand and we use them as they are needed,” she said. “We are billed only for the parts we need. It saves us quite a lot of money.” The estimated annual cost of the repair parts purchased under the contract is $68,000.
BATAVIA — The Clermont County commissioners July 24 approved the sale of more than 100 surplus items on an Internet auction site. The items will be put up for sale on the site www.govdeals.com. Brian Dunkle, director of the Office of Technology, Communications and Security, said the surplus items included broken copiers, computer equipment and radio equipment. “It’s no longer needed by us,” he said.
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in Batavia Township will host the annual Larry Davison Memorial Golf Outing at White Oak Golf Course in Sardinia at 11 a.m. Sept. 8. The outing is in memory of Davison, a Vietnam veteran. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per foursome, which includes golf, cart, handouts, dinner, split the pot and raffle. Prizes will be handed out for best team score, closest to the pin, longest drive and more. Jeff Wyler Chevrolet is offering a new car for a hole in one on a designated hole. Call Jim Hesler at 314-2980. Hole sponsorships and donations are being accepted.
BATAVIA — The
County Water Resources Department July 19 lifted the voluntary water reduction for customers that was requested June 28 due to the extended period of dry weather. During the voluntary water reduction, peak water demands reached record highs. Customers were urged to refrain from washing cars, watering their lawns, or other non-essential water usage. “Recent rainfall and increased production from our water treatment plants has eliminated the need for the voluntary water reduction,” said Director of Utilities Lyle Bloom. For additional information, contact Clermont County Bloom at 732-8860.
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County recognizes small businesses
Hard work, achievements honored By Lisa J. Mauch
CLERMONT COUNTY —
The county commissioners recently recognized small businesses by awarding six certificates of recognition. Commissioner David Uible read the proclamation, which in part said the board members wished to “recognize and show appreciation to the hardworking small business owners of our community. We also wish to celebrate the achievements of small business owners and their employees and encourage the development of new small businesses in out community.” The businesses recognized were: » Melink Corp. in Union Township » HealthSource of Ohio, with locations in Batavia Township, Union Township, Goshen Township, Miami Township and New Richmond. » General Data in Union Township » Lykins Oil in Miami Township » Savor Seasonings LLC in Batavia » United Mercantile Corp. in Milford Board members presented the proclamation to John Melvin, director of the Small Business Development Center at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce.
Commissioner David Uible, left, Commissioner Bob Proud, and Andy Kuchta, director of community and economic development for Clermont County, look on as Peter Wenzel, president and CEO of General Data, thanks them for recognizing his business. LISA J.
HealthSource of Ohio President and CEO Kimberly Patton, left, is congratulated by Commissioners David Uible and Bob Proud while Lisa Jackson, vice president of marketing and development, accepts the company's certificate of recognition from Andy Kuchta, director of community and economic development for Clermont County. THANKS TO LISA
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Commissioner David Uible, left, Commissioner Bob Proud, and Andy Kuchta, director of community and economic development for Clermont County, are thanked by Jeff Higgins for the small business recognition they gave his company, Savor Seasoning LLC. LISA J. MAUCH/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Jeff Lykins, left front, president and CEO of Lykins Oil, shakes hands with Andy Kuchta, director of community and economic development for Clermont County, while Commissioners Davie Uible, left back, and Bob Proud look on. Lykins Oil received a small business recognition from the county. LISA J. MAUCH/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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Students and parents lined up Thursday, Aug. 9, for the annual Cool Tools for School. The event is designed to help students prepare for school through providing free school supplies. Cool Tools is open to all students enrolled in Felicity-Franklin schools. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
COOL TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS Nicole Owings, left, of Washington Township watches as Michaela Barnes, also of Washington Township, pulls a sucker out of a turkey statue at Cool Tools for School Aug. 9 in Felicity. Suckers were randomly marked. With a marked sucker, the student won a prize. The game was provided by 4-H Shooting Sports. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Mona Glover, family nutrition program assistant for OSU Extension, helps Nicole Belt put some free activity books into her bag, while Tina Belt looks at the display at the Cool Tools for School event Aug. 9 in Felicity. The Belts are from Washington Township. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Kindergarten teacher Sara Johnson gives a backpack filled with supplies to student Ashlyn Grubb of Felicity. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Morgan Horn, left, watches as Brianna Horn picks out some free pens with the help of Cindy Horn. The Horns, from Franklin Township, attended Cool Tools for School Aug. 9 to help prepare for school. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS Tegan Schwettman places suckers for a sucker pull game during Cool Tools for School Aug. 9 in Felicity. Schwettman attended the event on behalf of 4-H Shooting Sports. ROXANNA
Cool Tools for School was held Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Felicity-Franklin High School gymnasium. At the event, students received free backpacks filled with grade-appropriate supplies. ROXANNA
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HIGH SCHOOL | YOUTH | RECREATIONAL
FIRST PASS AT HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: PREVIEW 2012
Lady Cardinals, Tigers lace up the cleats By Scott Springer email@example.com
BETHEL — The girls of autumn are ready for action on the soccer field, even though many have been in training all summer long and already have preview games under their belts. Bethel-Tate’s girls were 5-8-3 (1-6-3 SBC-American) in 2011 under sixth-year coach Brenda Woodward. The Lady Tigers are led by seniors Taylor Atkins, Miranda Anter and Alex Shinkle. Atkins was a first-team pick last fall, with Anter and Shinkle making second team. Seniors Morgan Calhoun, Taylor Robinson and Courtney Riley are also back to lead the younger players who hope to give BethelTate some depth. “We’ve got a few juniors that played JV last year that we’re looking at to give supportive play for us,” Woodward said. “We also have a large freshman group.” Woodward kept her girls busy during the summer with some camps, including Xavier coach Jack Herman’s camp and a lot of running. “We actually picked up trail running this summer,” Woodward said. “Hopefully we’ll avoid a lot of the injuries. We’ve done a lot of pre-injury conditioning and fitness with them.” Two of the Lady Tigers should be in tip-top shape as Morgan Calhoun and Ashley Hennies double as cross country runners for Bethel-Tate. “We’ll just kind of work a little bit with each other’s schedules,” Woodward said. “In the past, that’s worked pretty well.” In the league, Woodward looks for vast improvement over last season’s disappointing one win. “We lost two seniors, but we’ve got a better cohesive field this year in overall skill and teamwork,” Woodward said. “New Richmond will come in strong and Batavia won’t be too bad.” Bethel-Tate’s boys and girls begin the season Aug. 20 against Purcell Marian. The Felicity-Franklin girls were also second in the National division under coach Amber Chandler with a 5-2-1 finish (75-2). The Lady Cardinals also finished behind Batavia. Similar to the boys, Chandler’s group lost many talented seniors
but do return second-team allleague selections Arica Stutz, a senior, and junior Kelsey Arkenau. Also coming back are starting juniors Lexi Faubion and Crissy Pankow. Beyond that, the Lady Cardinals are young. “We have a squad of 19,” Chandler said. “We had 19 last year. We don’t have a JV. We lost a big group, but we’ve done it before and we’ve been fine. They’re gelling well.” In her 13th year, Chandler has seen soccer progress to the point where the girls are winning. “When I first started, we were bottom of the barrel,” Chandler said. “We were not a team that was in contention at all for years. After four years, my first graduating class got about six wins. It didn’t take us long after that to gain respect in the league.” Chandler teaches at the elementary school in the district where she tries to leave a positive impression on would-be future players. This year’s crop begins play Aug. 22 against Eastern. “If we can go with no injuries, unlike last year when we had big concussions, we can be a pretty competitive team,” Chandler said. The McNicholas High School Lady Rockets return this fall a battle-tested squad. Many key players on this year’s team were a part of teams who reached regionals in 2010 and 2011, and head coach Karen Wood is hopeful those games will serve as extra motivation as the Lady Rockets kickoff a new season. At forward, junior Savannah Carmosino returns after netting 15 scores a season ago. Carmosino was named second-team allstate for her efforts. Fellow junior Liz Wittwer, as well as senior Alex Lang, should shore up center midfield, while seniors Maria Clark and Alexis Burdick will attempt to stop opposing offenses from getting shots on senior goalie Alli Thul. Thul has 22 career shutouts, according to Wood. In 2011, she earned first-team all-district recognition after stopping 86 shots and recording 13 shutouts. The Rockets look to mend their broken hearts with their season opener against Loveland Aug. 20.
Bethel-Tate's girls soccer seniors are, from left: Back, Taylor Atkins, Taylor Robinson and Courtney Riley; front, Morgan Calhoun, Miranda Anter and Alex Shinkle. SCOTT SPRINGER/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Bethel-Tate High School incoming senior Jacob Fischer (No. 9) defends against Deer Park's offense at the Mason Pre-season High School Classic July 14. MELANIE LAUGHMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Soccer fields busy in Bethel, Felicity By Scott Springer firstname.lastname@example.org
BETHEL — Preliminary practices and games have been underway at the area high schools in soccer with season beginning soon in the Southern Buckeye Conference. At Bethel-Tate, the boys soccer team coached by Dave Schellenberger was third in the SBCAmerican division last season at 5-3-2 (8-4-3 overall). Top returners for the Tigers are seniors Tyler Atkins and Jacob Fischer, both second team all-league picks, and senior Nick Taggert. “I have about nine seniors on our team this year, some of them it’s their first time ever coming out,” Schellenberger said. Atkins and fellow senior Nick Marshall just returned to the team after a summer of baseball. Schellenberger will rely on Atkins to score and Marshall to play defense. “He looks really good at the stopper spot for me,” he said. “We were thinking of him as a keeper, but he’s playing so well on the field. The key is he’s always around the ball and he can kick the ball.” Besides Atkins, Schellenberger looks for scoring from sophomore Jason Altmayer, who missed his last year with a hamstring injury. “He ran track for me in the 200 meters and he’s pretty quick,” Schellenberger said. “He’s got a great touch and I think he’s going to help Atkins up front.” The Tigers also will share some athletes as seniors Ashton Hutchinson and Jason Adams and sophomore Zane Copestick run cross country when not kicking the round ball. Adams could be Bethel-Tate’s
Several members of the Bethel-Tate boys soccer team gets together during a rain delay at the Mason Preseason Classic at Heritage Oak Park on July 14. MELANIE LAUGHMAN/THE COMMUNITY PRESS goalkeeper as Schellenberger had yet to determine that position at presstime. In the league, Schellenberger thinks the top four spots could be between Amelia, New Richmond, newcomer Norwood and the Tigers. The Bethel-Tate boys and girls begin against Purcell Marian Aug. 20. “I like the way we’re playing right now,” Schellenberger said. “The kids have always been there for conditioning and practices. We have a really good group of kids all the time. We just sometimes can’t compete with some of these other schools that have so many more numbers.” Felicity-Frankin’s boys are coming off a second-place finish in the SBC-National division where they finished behind undefeated Batavia at 4-2 (9-6-1 overall). Coach Vicki Wehrum lost several key all-league seniors but does return first-team pick Bradlee Prather. Clayton Wehrum and Jake Jones were top 10 in the Cincinnati area in scoring last season,
but both have graduated. Felicity-Franklin’s boys and girls begin the season against Eastern Aug. 22. On Beechmont Avenue, the McNicholas High School Rockets will trot a youthful squad onto the field as the team attempts to avenge its first losing season in five years. The Rockets were 7-8-4 overall last fall, but posted a 4-1-2 record in the GCL Central and finished miles ahead of secondplace Badin (1-5-1). And while the group might not most be the most experienced, head coach Tony Ripberger believes his boys are determined. Players with big impact potential include midfielder Patrick Henry, defender Tony Losekamp and forward Christian Null. Midfielder Matt Forshoefel, as well as defenders Robbie Kump, Grady Garrison and Trevor Hogue will be at the forefront as the Rockets try and better last season’s record. McNicholas starts its season against Loveland Aug. 23.
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Editor: Theresa Herron, email@example.com, 248-7128
EDITORIALS | LETTERS | COLUMNS | CH@TROOM
Ruling leaves decision to voters On June 28th, the Supreme Court rendered a decision on legal challenges to the individual mandate requirement written into Affordable Care Act of 2010. The majority decision, penned by Chief Justice John Roberts, affirmed one very important principle and confirmed several obvious facts. Facts. Roberts and the majority justices confirmed that our President, the community organizer, the Harvard educated guy - actually understands law and the constitution. Likewise, the Supremes branded as fools an army of self-appointed constitutional experts aligned with America’s conservative movement. Prior to the ruling, conservative op-ed commentators created a successful media campaign on the supposedly
un-constitutional individual mandate. Political operatives in the Republican Party hoped that public Rich Jordan opinion against COMMUNITY PRESS the Affordable GUEST COLUMNIST Care Act might influence the court. Thankfully, the justices did not buckle and in the end, the right’s political tactics were revealed as bogus. Our justices remain independent. Also, the court’s ruling affirmed as true that individuals who choose not to purchase health insurance are placing an undue burden on taxpayers and the insured by not paying until they are sick. These free riders,
individuals who refuse to support the system, benefit from laws that guarantee healthcare to all as they shift the cost of their coverage upon participating citizens. Starting in 2014, the ACA will likely end the practice of declaring bankruptcy from your hospital bed. When fully implemented, the law will not require anyone to purchase insurance, however if you choose to shift your burden of cost to others, you’ll pay a tax penalty. Seems like a reasonable measure to me. It is important to note that the tax provisions of the ACA were upheld. In this regard, the court recognized that the country is having a political argument about the ACA and that the law’s fate is best left to voters. Friends, the endless fight we’ve
Medicare Part D are now eligible to receive discounts on brand name drugs. Over time discounts will continue to increase until the infamous drug donut hole is closed in 2020. Changes implemented this year will require insurance plans to offer women additional preventive services with no extra out-of-pocket costs. These services include gestational diabetes screening, contraception, HPV-DNA testing and HIV screening and counseling. Legal experts, insurance executives and free riders, I await you response. Full disclosure requested.
been having about “Obamacare” is nothing more than the same old right versus left war over taxes. The court has affirmed that government has the power to tax and has instructed the nation to battle this out on Election Day. Politics is about fighting for your own economic interests. As a Democratic Party activist, I’m prepared to continue the fight for a healthcare system where voters make the rules. Because of the Affordable Care Act insurance companies no longer decide who has coverage. Pre-existing conditions are no longer a barrier to coverage. Since enactment, 2.5 million young adults up to age 26 have been insured through their parent’s health plans. Senior citizens covered by
Rich Jordan is a member of the Clermont County Democratic Party executive committee. He lives in Miami Township.
Constitution does not Summer Olympics allow many programs celebrated by seniors I grew up with the space program. In 1960, I followed the arc of the Echo I balloon-satellite across the night sky, and have happily followed many of the manned flights Mercury through the Space Shuttle. Natural science was my thing, enjoying amateur astronomy, weather forecasting and “ham” radio. I even volunteered at the Cincinnati Zoo following a year’s college-level coursework at the Zoo via UC. The recent touchdown on Mars by the “Curiosity” rover truly is a triumph of engineering, amazing especially to a verbal door and hardware salesperson like myself who has difficulty understanding the intricacies of a lock set. All at NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the contractors deserve congratulations and praise for this accomplishment. I love it. So for me to characterize such space exploration by NASA as wrong, or even evil, goes against my natural inclinations. But wrong I believe it is. And Curiosity’s $2.6-billion price tag is a bit painful, too. When the Constitutional Convention was concluding in 1787, a lady asked the departing Benjamin Franklin, what kind of government have you given us? Franklin responded, “A Republic, madam, if you can keep it.” A constitutional republic simply is the “rule of law” codified in a written document, a contract between the government established in that contract and “we, the people,” who created it. This “rule of law” set up by the Founders was a new thing in a world that knew only the capriciousness of “rule by men” (e.g. the “divine right of kings”). While finding ready support in Con-
gress and by the electorate, programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the Federal Reserve, farm subsidies, national parks, Obamacare, pre-emptive war, federal student Randy Kleine loans, scientific reCOMMUNITY PRESS search, and NASA vioGUEST COLUMNIST late both the letter and intent of the Constitution. Even if these are “good” ideas, they are not properly within the delegated jurisdiction of the federal government. One can argue that spy and communications satellites and missiles are a legitimate expense for national defense, but not voyages to Mars - it’s unlikely that Martians will attack us anytime soon. One can argue the benefits of unconstitutional federal activities and expenditures. But do expected outcomes determine what is right to do, or should moral rightness determine outcomes? Do “the ends justify the means” (a phrase coined by Machiavelli, a proponent of “might makes right”), or do “the means justify the ends?” In this age of materialism, humanism, relativism, pragmatism, situational ethics and the worship of power and celebrity, I recognize that I am spitting into the wind. Have we reverted to a lawless, pre-Constitution era when all that matters is “what works” and where the individual is at the mercy of the collective? I long for a time when I can again gaze at the night sky unworried by bankruptcy by unconstitutional federal ventures.
Randy Kleine lives in Milford.
I, like practically everyone else, kept my eyes glued to the TV screen (or computer) hours on end watching the Summer Olympics. I did break away long enough to participate in two unique Olympic-style games. One, with my grandchildren, Gia and Gabe, and their neighborhood friends, and the other with dozens of seniors and staff members at the LBD Welcome Center, operated by Clermont Senior Services. I grew up watching the Olympics; I prefer the winter games. My sisters and I loved figure skating and would pretend we were competing in our own Campbell Road Olympics. If our lake wasn’t frozen, we sprinkled baby powder on the hallway’s tile floor turning it into a skating rink. Daughter Shari caught the Olympics bug from Mama. She remembers watching the games with me and I remember her helping me make Olympic rings and medals for tracking USA athletes during my newsroom days at The Community Press. I went as far as making felt ice skates and sleds for co-workers. When Shari found out I was staging an Olympics celebration at the Welcome Center, she asked if I would help her do the same for neighbor kids. I agreed thinking it would be a good rehearsal for the center’s event. The children made their own flags, just like the Welcome Center seniors did. Their Olympics had a torch, just like the seniors, and some of the center’s planned games were modified for neighborhood competition. While carrying the coveted torch, I
led 13 flag-waving young “athletes” around the block where spectators cheered from porches. Gia, Gabe and their friends raced stick horses, threw Sharon beach balls through Brumagem hula hoops, and competed in the two-yard TOWN CRIER sprint (running along the sidewalk the length of two yards hence the name). The finale of their summer games involved riding their choice of wheels - two-wheel bikes, two-wheeler with training wheels, scooters, even a tricycle - around four blocks. Welcome Center seniors competed or cheered in featured events, such as: London Bridge chair volleyball, Big Ben disc toss, equestrian stick horse relay and high jump cup stacking. The most unusual game - the English Muffin curling competition - featured teams sweeping English muffins across the finish line with brooms. Bethel resident and center volunteer entertainer Cliff Cox provided the finale. He burst in clad in shorts, wearing a USA T-shirt and headband, carrying a mock torch, and shouting, “Am I too late to win a medal?” No, Cliff. You won gold in my eyes and in the eyes of the seniors, just like Shari earned hers by directing two hours of neighborhood family fun. You both should be proud of yourselves. I know I am. Sharon Brumagem writes Town Crier for The Community Press.
CH@TROOM Aug. 8 question Would you vote for an atheist for president? Why or why not?
“This quote sums it up - ‘The only foundation for ... a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.’ - Benjamin Rush Essays, Literary, Moral and Philosophical 1798. So to answer the question, no, I didn’t vote for Obama last time and do not plan to vote for him this time.” M.L.B. “Of course I would, a person's
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religious affiliation has no bearing on fulfilling one's presidential duties.” R.J.H. “I am a firm believer that the religious label or alleged practice of a religion does not define a per-
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son. Despite the stigma that atheists are hateful and cynical, the most loving woman I know is an atheist. Despite Bible verses that promote love and caring (’You must love your neighbor as yourself. No other commandment is greater than these’), the most hateful people I know happen to be Christians. It is the content of a person’s character that makes him or her a good candidate for the presidency, not what they say they believe. An atheist can have an strong if not more active conscience than a Christian – perhaps in environmental affairs or foreign affairs. I don’t think Americans can make a vast generalization or judgment of the morals for either group ... I think
we have to acquaint ourselves with the person, not the religious affiliation, in order to become an informed voter.” L.S. “I would vote for an ‘agnostic,’ but not an atheist. My reason is that I am pretty convinced that human beings cannot scientifically prove or disprove the existence of God. I am betting that he is real, but I don’t know for certain. As I understand ‘atheism’ it is a firm belief that there is no God. If a person can come to this conclusion without proof, that doesn’t inspire me to have confidence in him or her.” Bill B.
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“Why not? There is supposed to be separation of church and state. The president is not supposed to be making decisions based on religious beliefs. “From the standpoint of a Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu or Jew, a Christian is an atheist because he or she believes in a different religion. Religion should have no part in the election or in the way the president governs.” F.S.D. “I would vote for anyone that I thought would do a good job. Sadly religion plays a smaller and smaller part in a lot of people’s lives. Right now I think that both candidates are lacking a lot.” D.D.
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JOURNAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
PEOPLE | IDEAS | RECIPES
Bethel-Tate marching band members practice during band camp. They performed at a friends and family night Aug. 15. From left are: Kennadie Cox, Isaiah Price, Becky Miller, Rachel Howard, Taylor Clark, Ben England, Chase Mann and Evan Hacker. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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Bethel-Tate marching band members Isaiah Price, left, Evan Hacker and Becky Miller practice for a friends and family night performance Aug. 15. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Autumn Kirsopp, left, Christy Ludwick and Evan Hacker rehearse a routine during Bethel-Tate's band camp Thursday, Aug. 9. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Cierra Boegeman, left, and Tiffany Clifford practice with the Bethel-Tate marching band. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
Bethel-Tate upperclassmen direct younger marching band students Tuesday, July 31, during band camp. From left are: Evan Hacker, Chase Mann, Matt England, Taylor Clark, Autumn Kirsopp, alumni Morgan Brink and Ben England. ROXANNA BLEVINS/THE COMMUNITY PRESS
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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD THURSDAY, AUG. 16 Art Exhibits Photography in Nature Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Works by Robert Glutz, who has 33 years of professional photography experience. Glutz co-owns Garden of Eden Photographic Art, where he offers classes on photography skill. Non-members pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711. Union Township.
Drink Tastings McNabb Ridge Wine Tasting, 6:30 p.m., 20 Brix, 101 Main St., Rich Parducci discusses complexities of his latest releases. $60. 831-2749; www.20brix.com. Milford.
Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Eastside Sports, 806 Ohio Pike, Ages 10 and up. All experience levels. Family friendly. $5. 310-5600; www.zumbawithrobin.webs.com. Withamsville.
Literary - Libraries Creative Writing Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main St., Teens and adults. Free. 7241070. Williamsburg.
Music - Blues Sonny’s Solo Blues, 7-11 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 6405 Branch Hill Guinea Pike, 697-9705; www.mamavitas.com. Loveland.
Pets Family Night: Free Dog Park, 6-9:30 p.m., KennelResorts, 5825 Meadowview Drive, Cedar Grove Dog Park. All dogs welcome. Dog owners required to bring proof of dog’s vaccinations. Family friendly. Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.
FRIDAY, AUG. 17 Business Seminars Job Search Learning Labs, 1-2:45 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Technically-oriented learning opportunities for those in job transition. Free. Presented by Job Search Learning Labs. 474-3100; www.jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com. Anderson Township.
Clubs & Organizations Mended Little Hearts Cincinnati Meeting, 7 p.m., Child Focus, 551 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Support group for families affected by No. 1 birth defect: congenital heart defects. 1 in 100 babies is born with this birth defect. Child care available with advance registration. RSVP: CincinnatiOH@mendedlittlehearts.org. Presented by Mended Little Hearts Cincinnati. 688-8280. Union Township.
Dining Events Friday Night Family Grillouts, 5-8 p.m., Lake Isabella, 10174 Loveland-Madeira Road, Music by Kevin Fox. Freshly grilled meals and music on dock. Meals: $7.75-$9.25. Parking permit required. Presented by Hamilton County Park District. 791-1663; www.greatparks.org. Symmes Township. Fish Fry, 6-7:30 p.m., Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562, 1596 Ohio 131, Fish sandwiches, chicken fingers or six-piece shrimp dinner. Includes cole slaw and French fries. Carryout available. $5.50 and up. Presented by Ladies Auxiliary Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562. 5752102. Milford. TGI Friday Night Grill-Outs, 6 p.m.-midnight, American Legion Post 450, 450 Victor Stier Drive, Food, music and entertainment. Grilled burgers, brats, metts and hot dogs. Cash bar and split-thepot. Benefits American Legion Post 450. Price varies. 831-9876; www.post450.com. Milford.
Festivals St. Bernadette Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight, St. Bernadette Church, 1479 Locust Lake Road, Music by Dr. Dan and the Stray Dogs and Gypsy Stone. Theme: Locally Homegrown. Rides, food, casino, games and more. 753-5566; stbameliaparish.org. Amelia. New Richmond Riverdays, 6 p.m.-midnight, New Richmond Riverfront, Front Street and Susanna Way, Concessions, rides, games, gambling tent,
crafts, food, beer and beverages, petting zoo, mini-tractor pull, demonstrations, sightseeing cruises, fireworks and more. Presented by Village of New Richmond. Through Aug. 19. 553-4146; www.newrichmond.org. New Richmond.
Music - Benefits Grateful Dog Night, 6-11 p.m., Wags Park, 3810 Church St., Music by the Spookfloaters, Dead tribute band. Habaneros Burrito Truck and Hot Bretzels on site. Stencil, flower collar and feather extensions in spa for dogs. With contests and prizes. Benefits Recycled doggies. Patron with dog: $15, $10 advance; $5 spectator only. Registration required by Aug. 15. Presented by Recycled Doggies. 561-7867; wagspark.com/events. Newtown.
Pets Puppy Play: Free Dog Park, 1-3 p.m., KennelResorts, 5825 Meadowview Drive, Cedar Grove Dog Park. For puppies up to age 1. All puppies must have completed, at minimum, their second round of puppy shots. Family friendly. Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.
Shopping Fall Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Loveland Presbyterian Church, 360 Robin Ave., Includes furniture, appliances, books, jewelry, clothes, kitchen items, large and small plastic storage containers and collectibles. Concessions available for purchase. 4970644; www.lpcusa.org. Loveland.
Hands-On Nature, 6-8 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Play Facilitators provide variety of tools and toys for children to borrow to explore PlayScape. Non-members pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711. Union Township.
Castle Day, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Loveland Castle, 12025 Shore Road, With Knights of the Golden Trail. Castle gardens, marketplace of handmade crafts, comedy acts and historic reenactments. $5. Presented by The Knights of the Golden Trail. 683-4686; www.lovelandcastle.com. Symmes Township.
Recreation Friday Night Racing, 7-11:30 p.m., Moler Raceway Park, 2059 Harker Waits Road, Now running Mount Orab Ford Late Models, Holman Motors Chevettes Modifieds and Crazy Compacts on Fridays, Hot Laps starting at 7 p.m. $13, $5 ages 7-15, free ages 6 and under. 937-444-6215. Williamsburg.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18 Dance Classes Open House, 1-3 p.m., Broadway Bound Dance Academy, 10580 Loveland Madeira Road, Special performance at 1:30 p.m. Food, refreshments and entertainment. Meet teachers, tour studio, purchase attire and register for classes. Fall class begins Sept. 10. Free. 774-9474; www.broadwaybounddance.com. Loveland.
SUNDAY, AUG. 19 Exercise Classes Cardio Kick Boxing, 6-7 p.m., ATA Taekwondo Black Belt Academy, 8510 Beechmont Ave., Led by George Sizemore, fourth-degree black belt and co-owner of ATA Black Belt Academy. Family friendly. $5. Through May 26. 652-0286; www.atacincinnati.com. Anderson Township. Yoga Naturally, 4-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Rowe Woods Meadow Shelter. Hatha-based yoga to refresh and renew your body and mind. With Katy Roades, registered yoga instructor and owner of Fort Thomas Yoga Den. Bring mat. Five-part series: $70, $50 members. Registration required. 305-5323; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.
Journey to Inner Freedom: A Journaling Retreat with Faye Schwelitz, 8:30 a.m., Grailville Retreat and Program Center, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Discover hidden resources deep within us and find ways to free ourselves of the chains of past destructive behaviors and learn from mistakes of life. Sliding scale fee. Reservations required. 683-2340; www.grailville.org. Loveland.
St. Bernadette Festival, Noon-10 p.m., St. Bernadette Church, Music by Bad Ideas and June Bug and Icky Lane. 7535566; stbameliaparish.org. Amelia. New Richmond Riverdays, Noon-6 p.m., New Richmond Riverfront, Car show on the Riverfront noon-5 p.m. 5534146; www.newrichmond.org. New Richmond.
Zumba Fitness Class, 9:3010:30 a.m., Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, 135 N. Union St., Zumba fitness and Zumba Gold classes. $5. Presented by Kimberley “KC” Coniglio. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel.
Miller-Leuser Log House, 1-4 p.m., Miller-Leuser Log House, 6550 Clough Pike, Tour of 1796 historic log house furnished with 18th and 19th century antiques, the barn, outhouse and corn crib. The oldest log cabin in Hamilton County remaining on its original site. Members of the Historical Society will be on hand to show you around and answer any questions. Appointments available. Closed November-May. Family friendly. Free. Presented by Anderson Township Historical Society. Through Oct. 21. 231-2114; andersontownshiphistoricalsociety.org. Anderson Township.
Festivals St. Bernadette Festival, 6 p.m.-midnight, St. Bernadette Church, Music by Robin Lacy and DeZydeco. 753-5566; stbameliaparish.org. Amelia. New Richmond Riverdays, Noon-midnight, New Richmond Riverfront, International Cardboard Boat Regatta. Check-in and inspection begins 11 a.m. Regatta on a 200-yard course on Ohio River shoreline 1 p.m. 553-4146; www.newrichmond.org. New Richmond.
Music - Classical Outdoor Summer Concert, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road, Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra. Selections include folk tunes, movie themes, old favorites, patriotic and more. Free. Presented by Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra. 7322561; www.clermontphilharmonic.com. Union Township.
Nature Give Us Your Hand, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Help celebrate one-year anniversary of Marge and Charles Schott Nature Playscape by decorating a permanent mural. Hand-painting using colorful non-toxic paints. Nonmembers pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711.
Lectures Human Trafficking: Around the World and Around the Corner, 3 p.m., Grailville Retreat and Program Center, 932 O’Bannonville Road, Led by Sarah McCormick, Loveland native. About human trafficking’s root causes, situation of trafficking in Cincinnati area and concrete steps to take. Free. 683-2340; www.grailville.org. Loveland.
Nature Hands-On Nature, 1-3 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Non-members pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711. Union Township.
Pets Singles Night: Free Dog Park, 6-9:30 p.m., KennelResorts, 5825 Meadowview Drive, Cedar Grove Dog Park. Single adults ages 21 and up welcome to share love of dogs with other single adults. Dog owners required to bring proof of dog’s vaccinations. Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Mil-
The village of New Richmond is gearing up for the 20th annual International Cardboard Boat Regatta Saturday, Aug. 18, along a 200-yard course on the Ohio River shoreline. Check-in and inspection for participants begins at 11 a.m. and the regatta will shove off at 1 p.m. For more information, call 553-4146 or visit www.newrichmond.org. PROVIDED.
MONDAY, AUG. 20 Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Classes, 6:307:30 p.m., Nothin’ But Net Sports Complex, 4343 Mount Carmel Tobasco Road, Combines body sculpting exercises with high-energy cardio. $5. Presented by Zumba Fitness with Sue. 379-4900; www.zumbasue.net. Mount Carmel. Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Eastside Sports, $5. 310-5600; www.zumbawithrobin.webs.com. Withamsville. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel.
Literary - Crafts Crochet Group, 6-7:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, 594 Main St., Evening of crochet. Learn basic crochet stitches and how to read and follow crochet patterns. For 12 and up. Free. 724-1070; www.clermontlibrary.org. Williamsburg.
TUESDAY, AUG. 21 Business Meetings August HR Roundtable, 8:30-10 a.m., Clermont Chamber of Commerce, 4355 Ferguson Drive, Suite 150, Topic: Retention Strategies (L3 Communications). Free. 576-5005; www.clermontchamber.com. Union Township.
Civic Board of Park Commissioners Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Juilfs Park, 8249 Clough Pike, Presented by Anderson Township Park District. 474-0003, ext. 5096. Anderson Township.
Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Eastside Sports, $5. 310-5600; www.zumbawithrobin.webs.com. Withamsville.
Farmers Market Loveland Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., Loveland Station, W. Loveland Avenue, E. Broadway and Second streets, Located at Loveland Station parking area: Route 48 and W. Loveland Ave. Presented by Loveland Farmers’ Market. 683-0491; www.lovelandfm.com. Loveland.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22 Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Cardio Kick Boxing, 6:30 p.m., ATA Taekwondo Black Belt Academy, $5. 652-0286; www.atacincinnati.com. Anderson Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel.
Nature Hands-On Nature, 6-8 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, Non-members pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711. Union Township.
Religious - Community Healing Rooms, 7-8 p.m., Milford Assembly of God, 1301 Ohio 131, Spiritual, financial, physical or emotional healing. Free. 831-8039; www.milfordag-
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THURSDAY, AUG. 23 Community Dance Beechmont Squares, 7:30-10 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, 7970 Beechmont Ave., Westernstyle square dance club for experienced dancers. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/ Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. 929-2427. Anderson Township.
Drink Tastings Tour Of Great Lake Wines: Paired Wine Tasting, 6-9 p.m., Winedog Fine Wines & Fine Art, 451A Ohio Pike, Wine specialist: Cliff Roahrig, Bowling Green Beverage. Hors d’oeuvres by Golden Rule Catering. Music by Richard Goering. Ages 21 and up. $19.75. Reservations required. 888-288-0668; www.winedog.com. Anderson Township.
Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba Fitness Class with Robin, 7 p.m., Eastside Sports, $5. 310-5600; www.zumbawithrobin.webs.com. Withamsville.
Literary - Libraries Creative Writing Group, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Williamsburg Branch Library, Free. 724-1070. Williamsburg.
Music - Blues Sonny’s Solo Blues, 7-11 p.m., Mama Vita’s, 697-9705; www.mamavitas.com. Loveland.
Recreation Friday Night Racing, 7-11:30 p.m., Moler Raceway Park, $13, $5 ages 7-15, free ages 6 and under. 937-444-6215. Williamsburg.
SATURDAY, AUG. 25 Art Openings Clermont Art Guild Art Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Works by local artists. Exhibit continues through September 3. Meetthe-artists reception Aug. 26, 1-3 p.m. Non-members pay daily admission, free for members. 831-1711; www.cincynature.org. Union Township.
Exercise Classes Zumba Fitness Class, 9:3010:30 a.m., Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba with KC, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Bethel Community Center, $5. 240-5180; www.zumbawithkc.com. Bethel.
Festivals A Taste of Mission, 4-10 p.m., Comboni Mission Center, 1318 Nagel Road, Outdoor. Food, drinks, music, dance and wide variety of handmade items from around the world. Crafts and face painting for children. Benefits work of the Comboni Missionaries around the world. Family friendly. Free. Presented by Comboni Missionaries. 4744997. Anderson Township.
FRIDAY, AUG. 24
Cincinnati Rose Show, 1-3 p.m., Holiday Inn Eastgate, 4501 Eastgate Blvd., ARS Buckeye District Fall Rose Show and Convention. Public may view roses after judging 1-3 p.m. Features best roses grown in Tri-state and judged by ARS accredited judges. Registration required to enter roses. Ribbons and trophies awarded. Rose classes: hybrid teas, grandifloras, floribundas, climbers, ramblers and arrangements. Free. Presented by Greater Cincinnati Rose Association. 984-4720; greatercincinnatiroseassociation.webs.com. Union Township.
Literary - Libraries
Job Search Learning Labs, 1-2:45 p.m., Anderson Senior Center, Free. 474-3100; www.jobsearchlearninglabs.wikidot.com. Anderson Township.
Back to School Bash: Wacky Science, 2-4 p.m., Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple St., Watch some wacky science experiments and a movie. Drawing for a backpack full of school supplies. Snacks will be provided. Ages 6-12. Free. Registration required. 752-5580; www.clermontlibrary.org. Amelia.
Nature A Spot of Summer Mud Cloth, 6:30-9 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center at Rowe Woods, 4949 Tealtown Road, Local fiber artist Judy Dominic shares one method of creating mudcloth: dyeing technique from Mali, Africa. $25, $15 members. 831-1711. Union Township.
Pets Family Night: Free Dog Park, 6-9:30 p.m., KennelResorts, Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.
Dining Events Friday Night Family Grillouts, 5-8 p.m., Lake Isabella, Music by Katie Pritchard. Meals: $7.75$9.25. Parking permit required. 791-1663; www.greatparks.org. Symmes Township. Fish Fry, 6-7:30 p.m., Dennis Johnson VFW Post 6562, $5.50 and up. 575-2102. Milford. TGI Friday Night Grill-Outs, 6 p.m.-midnight, American Legion Post 450, Price varies. 831-9876;
Pets Puppy Play: Free Dog Park, 1-3 p.m., KennelResorts, Free. 831-7297; www.kennelresorts.com. Milford.
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Update on Silverglade’s chicken salad clone As mentioned previously, Annie Hoffman’s recipe for chicken salad (her version of this popular salad) is not the recipe that Silverglade’s makes and sells. Their recipe is proprietary and Mike Silverglade said Annie’s recipe is not even close to his recipe. To get the “real deal,” stop by Silverglades at their Findlay Market location or their deli at Eighth and Sycamore streets in downtown Cincinnati.
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The last couple of years, my grandsons Luke, Will and Jack have submitted items to the junior division at our Clermont County Fair. This year they made fudge,
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Rita’s Tuscan pork chop kebabs feature a citrus marinade. THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD cinnamon spirals and decorated cupcakes. They were so excited, as usual. I brought their offerings in, but I was a bit late in getting them there, so their items couldn’t be judged. They did get ribbons for participation and I learned a valuable lesson. This fudge recipe is easy and really good, an excellent starter recipe for kids wanting to learn to cook. 1 14 oz. can condensed milk (not evaporated milk) 3 cups chocolate chips 1 cup butterscotch chips 2 teaspoons vanilla Handful of mini marshmallows 1 cup mixed nuts (optional)
Line an 8-inch by 8-inch pan with foil, letting foil hang over sides, and spray the foil. Bring milk to a boil. Add chips and cook on low until melted. Add everything else. Mix. Pour into pan. Chill until hard and cut into shapes.
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We like this served with sides of corn on the cob and sautéed spinach. About 2 lbs. pork tenderloin, trimmed ¼ cup olive oil or bit more Zest and juice of one large lemon (2 tablespoons juice) or more to taste Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2-3 bell peppers: Use your favorite. I like a combo of
red, yellow and orange, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 large red onion, cut up to fit on skewers
Combine olive oil, juice, salt and pepper and garlic. Taste and add more of what you like if necessary. Add pork and marinate at room temperature about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or up to a couple hours in the refrigerator. Thread pork, peppers and onions alternately onto skewers. Grill 10 minutes or until pork is done, turning occasionally. Be careful here as pork cooks quickly.
Sautéed spinach or Swiss chard
Heat a skillet and film pan with olive oil. Add 8 cups spinach or chard (rinse, drain and leave some water clinging to the leaves), chopped if necessary, 2-3 teaspoons garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Sauté until spinach wilts.
1 cup water ¼ cup canola oil 1 cup mashed fully ripe bananas ¾ cup chopped walnuts (optional) 5 foil mini loaf pans, sprayed
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the last few days. I just would like a refund or all new tires.” So, I contacted the store that sold the tires and the owner told me he was unaware of the age of the tires when he sold them. Given that the tires are deteriorating after less than a year, he’s now given her a complete refund. Remember, tires can deteriorate inside even if they look alright on the outside. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says tires are only good for six to 10 years. Anything older than that, it says, are just not safe on the roads.
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You may not know it, but tires can wear out – even if there’s plenty of tread left on them. In some instances, even the car tires you buy new may be too old. That’s what a College Hill woman learned. Kathleen Metzger bought four new tires earlier this year and, after a few months, she started noticing problems. “It felt like it was out of alignment really bad. You had to have your hands on the wheel pretty firm in order to keep it corrected,” Metzger said. Metzger’s husband Ken put on a spare tire and, as he did, he saw the problem with the recently purchased tire. “I saw you could see the belt right at the end of the tire. These tires are falling apart.
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Scouts USA. The girls decorated a booth in the 4-H building to commemorate each decade of Girl Scouting and showcased historical artifacts. In addition to decorating the booth, girls entered projects that they had completed in the previous year. On parade day, July 22, Troop 40234 had a float to remember with a birthday theme to observe the centennial event. The troop took home the overall winner. The Girl Scouts of Clermont County discovered more information about the history of Girl Scouts by reading the entries and posters depicting each decade of the girl-led movement. They combined learning, community service, and fun this year, making a difference in their community.
Stop smoking, feel benefits Smoking is not a topic I cover. That’s because I write about personal experiences and topics I am familiar with. I’ve never been a smoker. No one in my immediate family smokes and my parents didn’t smoke. I’ve lived smoke free my whole life - except for public Linda places. And Eppler now they are smoke COMMUNITY PRESS GUEST free, too. COLUMNIST Twenty minutes after you quit smoking, your blood pressure and heart rate will return to normal, as well as the temperature of your hands and feet. Eight hours after quitting, the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. On day two, carbon monoxide is expelled from your body and your lungs start to clear out tar-encrusted mucus. Doesn’t that sound disgusting! Your risk of sudden heart attack is already substantially reduced. On day three, there is a significant improvement in skin tone; your ability to taste and smell improves. On day four, breathing is easier, energy levels begin to increase and lung capacity begins to increase. But look out - the symptoms of withdrawal are at their peak. Don’t give up!
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Garden tomatoes are ready Last Sunday after church we met friends Denny and Elaine for lunch, and then in the George evening we Rooks visited OLE FISHERMAN some other friends for the evening meal. These folks are very fine people and we thank Tony and Kate for a fine meal and friendship. It seems when we fence for the deer, then the rabbits are having a good feast in our garden. There have been several nests of baby rabbits, so when weedeating, I watch very careful for the rabbits nests in tall grass. We, the same as you folks, have seen a lot of baby deer, lots of twins. We usually see some triplets, but so far this year we have not seen any triplets. The baby fawns are so beautiful, but grow up to be dangerous on the highway, so when you are driving the roads be very careful. The deer don’t associate vehicles as danger. The O.V.A.M. show
starts this Thursday and goes till this Sunday. There will be another special event, since the group has purchased more ground, plowing with a steam engine. This event will be history when some of you folks read this article, but the folks that attend the show will get to see this event. I will be among the folks that see it. Some of the television we have seen shows a steam engine pulling several plows. That is exciting since I grew up on a farm, using horses to farm with. The Ohio Valley Antique Machinery show is such a good teaching exhibit for our young folks to learn how it was done years ago and how hard folks worked to raise a family. Back then each family raised a big garden, had a summer kitchen to use to do their canning in. The summer kitchen was a little open so it was cooler than the other kitchen. Back then, folks didn’t go to the big stores like we have today. They either canned, dried foods or canned meat. They would sugar cure hams and bacon and make lard out of
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BATAVIA — The Cler-
mont County Historical Society will meet Friday, Aug. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 105, McDonough Hall at Clermont College, 4200 Clermont College Drive in Batavia. Visit www.ClermontCounty-History.org. The meeting is free and open to the public.
BATAVIA — The Cler-
mont County Board of Elections have rescheduled their regular August meeting. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at the board office. The board will certify candidates and issues to the Nov. 6 general election ballot.
Tire recycling CLERMONT COUNTY —
Do you have old tires inside your garage that you’re not sure what to do with? The Adams-Clermont Solid Waste District has the solution - bring your tires to the free Tire Amnesty Days. Clermont County residents will be able to bring their tires to be recycled for free Friday, Aug. 24; Saturday, Aug. 25; and Sunday, Aug. 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The collection site will be at the Franklin Township Administration Building, 981 Hopewell Road in Felicity. The Tire Amnesty Days recycling event is open to the public only, not for businesses. Anyone bringing more than 10 tires will need to sign a form stating the tires are not from a business that sells tires or generates tires as part of their regular business. The tires may be dropped off with or without rims. For more information, call 732-7745 or email oeq@clermontcounty ohio.gov.
be awarded to the first 20 cars and to the top 10 cars. Also available will be music, food, kids games, door prizes and split the pot. A new event this year is a craft show. All proceeds go to the Friends of East Fork State Park to help the park.
Farm Bureau CLERMONT COUNTY —
Farm Bureau will hold its annual dinner meeting Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Grant Career Center in Bethel. A “Meet the Candidate” reception will begin at 6 p.m. with a buffet dinner served at 6:30 p.m. The action team leaders will be recognized and door prizes will be awarded. The cost is $5 per person. Reservations are required and must be received by 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23. Tickets are available from any Clermont County Farm Bureau trustee or by calling the Farm Bureau office at 937-3782212 or 888-378-2212. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
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The fourth annual Friends of East Fork State Park Car Show is Saturday, Sept. 15, at the campground, Loop C. The rain date is Sept. 22. Registration is 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10. Judging starts at noon and trophies will be awarded at 4 p.m. Participation trophies will EAST
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“Forecasting the Future for 50 Years” is the theme for this year’s Farm Science Review, set for Sept. 18, through Sept. 20, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Advance tickets may be purchased until Sept. 18 for $5 at the Clermont County Extension Office or tickets at the gate will be $8.
Clermont County Farm Bureau will host its annual meeting Thursday, Aug. 30, at Grant Career Center in Bethel. Registrations are accepted until Aug. 23. Call 937378-2212.
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Clermont County in conjunction with Brown, Adams and Highland counties. The dates are set for Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 9 to Nov. 29, excluding Thanksgiving. Information is available at www.clermont.osu.edu, Clermont County Master Gardner Volunteer Facebook page, but contact 513-732-7070 for a registration packet.
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Clermont County Fair 2012 has come to a close. Congratulations to all exhibitors on completing their projects and to the Clermont County Fair Royalty and Junior Fair Board members/consultants for an outstanding representation and management of activities during the week. Your time and talents are what makes the fair a success.
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the hog fat. Things have changed don’t you think? Now the Clermont County Fair is history. The fair called “The Little State Fair,” Brown County, will be starting the end of September so mark your calendar and go enjoy the different activities. There will be a tractor pull along with other pulls. Go to the floral hall and see the baked goods, sewing, crafts, canned goods, pumpkins and other vegetables. The fishing here at East Fork Lake is starting to get better. Mike at the Boars Head Bait Shop at Afton is having a special day to help raise money for Hospice and the Shriners Hospital. There will be activities all day: A crappie tournament, fried fish, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, split the pot and many other things going on. So mark your calendar for Oct. 27. Start your week by going to the house of worship of your choice and praise the Good Lord. God bless all. More later.
Howdy folks, The garden is sure doing good. When I pick ripe tomatoes, I think of my dad. How he loved ripe tomatoes. He was in a wheelchair and always carried a salt shaker in his shirt pocket. He would get a good ripe tomato and salt it and the smile on his face was great. Last week we got peaches from the Grant’s Farm and Green House. They were beautiful and very good, so Ruth Ann put several packs in the freezer for pies later. Last Wednesday after Ruth Ann fed Chessy, she was not satisfied. She kept going to the refrigerator, so we gave her some milk, then she was satisfied and wanted outside. Now we are eating rather good from the garden. Last Friday for dinner, we had fried green tomatoes, fried okra, golden pepper and peach pie. Now it don’t get any better than that. The Good Lord has sure blessed all of us with good health, a good garden, and good friends, so we are very fortunate give the Good Lord thanks each day.
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POLICE REPORTS CLERMONT COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
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Arrests/citations Daniel Anthony Datar, 20, 65 W. Main St., Batavia, criminal damaging/endangering at 40 North Bay Court, Batavia, Aug. 5. Rodney Scott Poe, 26, 3278 Eiler Lane, Amelia, receiving stolen property at 3278 Eiler Lane, Bethel, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 15, rape - victim < 13 nonforcible Batavia, Aug. 1. Matthew David Jarman, 28, 622 Ivy View Land, West Union, burglary at 2539 Bethel New Richmond Road, Bethel, Aug. 3. Raymon Maddox, 22, 100 University Lane, Batavia, possession of drugs - marijuana at 200 University Lane, Batavia, July 30. William Joseph Flowers, 53, 4773 Klatte Ave., Cincinnati, obstructing official business open liquor container - public place at Ohio 125, Amelia, July 30. Erik Beckelhymer, 18, 1638 Beckelhymer Road, Moscow, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor at 1000 Locust St., Owensville, July 28. Terry Lynn Wells, 44, 1330 Post Creek, Batavia, fugitive from justice at 4470 Ohio 222, Batavia, July 30.
The Bethel Journal publishes the names of all adults charged with offenses. The information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. To contact your local police department, call: » Bethel, Chief Mark Planck, 722-6491 » Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, 732-7500 Shane Carvis Powell, 21, 1456 Carla Ave., Cincinnati, domestic violence - knowingly cause physical harm at 200 University lane, Batavia, July 30. William Steven Bonham, 40, 3105 Bonham Lane, Goshen, domestic violence - knowingly cause physical harm at 3105 Bonham Lane, Goshen, July 30. Howard Cecil Provins, 24, 210 N. Eighth St., Batavia, domestic violence - knowingly cause physical harm at 210 N. Eighth Street, Bethel, July 30. Matthew Lee Whitehead, 38, 1338 Cross Creek Drive, Loveland, criminal damaging/ endangering disorderly conduct - offensive gesture or noise at 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, July 30. Juvenile, 9, domestic violence knowingly cause physical harm Felicity, July 30.
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William Jason Wallace, 30, 14553 Beverly, Mount Orab, theft at 2023 Ohio 131, Batavia, Aug. 1. Bridget Faisal Imjalli, 26, 235 Mulberry St., Lot 23, Felicity, drug paraphernalia possessing drug abuse instruments at Market St. / Main St., possessing drug abuse instruments Felicity, July 31. Joseph C. Holtzclaw, 31, 616 Charwood Drive, Cincinnati, criminal damaging/endangering at 72 Lucy Creek, Amelia, Aug. 5. Raymon Maddox, 22, 100 University Lane, Batavia, drug paraphernalia at Clermont College Drive, Batavia, Aug. 1. Benjamin Michael Warren, 22, 120 Santa Maria Drive, Amelia, domestic violence - knowingly cause physical harm at 120 Santa Maria Drive, Amelia, Aug. 1. Ronnie Lee, 39, Clermont County Jail, Batavia, disorderly conduct - intoxicated annoy or alarm at 2280 Hillcrest Drive, Amelia, Aug. 1. Anthony Foster Radford, 36, 4260 Mount Carmel Tobasco Road, Cincinnati, fugitive from justice at 4700 Filager Road, Batavia, Aug. 1. Brandon Crosby, 19, 2061 Ohio Pike, Amelia, offenses involving underage persons at Ohio 125/Brown Road, Amelia, Aug. 1. Phillip Roger Harmon, 24, 125 Starling Road, Bethel, possessing drug abuse instruments at 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, Aug. 1. Britney Ann Frazee, 34, 120 Dawn Court, Williamsburg, fugitive from justice at 4470 Ohio 222, Batavia, Aug. 2. Juvenile, 17, criminal damaging/
endangering Batavia, Aug. 2. Candice Jane Weghorst, 38, C/O Clermont County Jail, Batavia, theft at 1230 Ohio 125, Amelia, Aug. 3. Stephanie Lynn Zinsmeister, 47, 2613 Woodville Pike, Goshen, drug paraphernalia possession of drugs - marijuana at 2595 Woodville Pike, Goshen, Aug. 3. Cody James Smith, 20, 3568 Bootjack Corner Road, Williamsburg, domestic violence knowingly cause physical harm at 3600 Bootjack Road, Williamsburg, Aug. 4. James Adrian Hollingsworth, 46, 111 Harriosn St., Felicity, driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs at 617 Market, Felicity, Aug. 4. Juvenile, 17, offenses involving underage persons - owner/ occupant of public/private place allow underage to remain while consuming alcohol Batavia, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 17, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor Batavia, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 17, possession of drugs - marijuana Batavia, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 17, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor Batavia, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 17, resisting arrest Batavia, Aug. 5. Brandon Engle, 18, 540 Anchor Drive, No. B, Cincinnati, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor at 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. Juvenile, 17, offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor Batavia, Aug. 5. Jeffery Michael Mack, 18, 785 Spring Street, Batavia, offenses involving underage persons underage consume beer intoxicating liquor at 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. Kelly Gates, 44, 208 East Fork Crossing, Batavia, obstructing official business at 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. Nicholas Malas, 18, 785 Spring Street, Batavia, offenses involving underage persons -
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Incidents/investigations Aggravated menacing At 12 Bay Meadow, Batavia, July 31. Assault At 178 McMurchy Ave., Bethel, July 31. At 2061 Ohio Pike, Amelia, Aug. 5. At 2720 Airport Road, Bethel, Aug. 5. At 3393 Legion Lane, Bethel, Aug. 1. Breaking and entering At 1340 Ohio 125, Amelia, July 30. At 2270 Ohio 125, Amelia, Aug. 4. At 2355 Laurel Nicholsville, New Richmond, Aug. 1. At 2929 Lindale Mount Holly Road, Amelia, Aug. 1. At 4253 Moore Marathon, Williamsburg, July 31. At 602 Laura Drive, Bethel, Aug. 2. Burglary At 2539 Bethel New Richmond Road, Bethel, July 26. At 2 Sulphur Springs Drive, Batavia, Aug. 1.
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At 210 Park Meadow Drive, Batavia, Aug. 5. At 2347 Haul Lane, Bethel, July 30. At 2357 Laurel Nicholsville, New Richmond, Aug. 1. At 38 Rose Lane, Amelia, July 30. Criminal damaging/endangering At 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, July 30. At 1320 Forest Glen Blvd., Batavia, Aug. 4. At 200 Rays Run, New Richmond, Aug. 5. At 2061 Ohio 125, Amelia, Aug. 1. At 2289 Hillcrest, Amelia, Aug. 3. At 2377 Ohio 131, Goshen, July 31. At 2461 Ohio 222, New Richmond, Aug. 4. At 2487 Bauer Road, Batavia, Aug. 1. At 2730 Ohio 222, Bethel, July 30. At 40 North Bay Court, Batavia, June 27. At 72 Lucy Creek, Amelia, July 31. At Zagar Road, Batavia, Aug. 2. Criminal mischief At 1547 Creekside Road, Amelia, Aug. 2. At 3978 Alexander Lane, Batavia, July 30. At 5852 Belfast Owensville Road, Batavia, Aug. 1. At 1405 Gumbert, Amelia, Aug. 3. At 1530 Thomaston Drive, C, Amelia, July 30. At 173 Sulphur Springs Drive, Batavia, July 30. At 2377 Ohio 131, Goshen, July 31. At 2989 Fair Oak, Amelia, Aug. 4. Criminal trespass At 207 Amelia Olive Branch Road, Amelia, Aug. 5. At 2093 Ohio Pike, Amelia, July 30. Disorderly conduct intoxicated annoy or alarm At 2280 Hillcrest Drive, Amelia, Aug. 1. Disorderly conduct offensive gesture or noise At 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, July 30.
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DEATHS Wilma Ellington Wilma Perry Ellington, 78, Bethel, died Aug. 3. Survived by husband Theodore Ellington Sr.; children Thomas (Kimberlee), Timothy (Michelene), Theodore “Ted” Jr. (Sherry) Ellington; grandchildren Brian (Kelly), Scott (Kristi), Matt, Adam, Aaron (Nicole), Alex, April Ellington, Angela (Chris) Zacrezwski, Kelly (Kerri), Evan (Marie) DeAngelis; grandchildren Dylan, Jakob, Logan, Shelby Ellington, Reanna, Owen Zacrezwski, Noah White, Hannah Schaanie, Aubrey DeAngelis Services were Aug. 9 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home. Memorials to: Lindale Baptist Church, 3052 State Route 132, Amelia, OH 45102.
Bessie Gregg Bessie Payne Gregg, 95, Felicity, died Aug. 3. She was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, chapter 135, and a member of the Felicity Church of the Nazarene. Survived by son Robert (Maxine) Dishmond; grandchildren Vicki Ruiz, Sherry Kern, Dennis McAninch, Bobby, Dale Dishmond, Shelia Schwegman, Becky Cox, Elaine Elliott, Rhonda Moegerle, Monnica Hahn; sisters Pearl Crawford, Flossie Long,
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IN THE COURTS Portwood; mother Allie Portwood; sisters Konnie Latham, Donna Benjamin; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father Grayson Portwood. Services were Aug. 9 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home.
The following cases have been filed with Clermont County clerk of courts.
Filings Derrick Jake Zeller vs. Cynthia S. Hall, et al., professional tort. Rhonda E. Leggett, et al., vs. Dorothy Sargraves, et al., other tort. Michael D. Deck Jr., et al., vs. Kelly S. Arthur McGuire, et al., other tort. Timothy Burke, et al., vs. Meijer Stores Ltd. Partnership, et al., other tort. Thomas Palmer vs. Patent Construction Systems/Steve Buehrer Administrator, worker’s compensation. Stanley G. Veeneman vs. Stephen Buehrer Administrator Ohio Bureau/Cincinnati Bell Inc. worker’s compensation. Park National Bank vs. Clyde Crawford, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Geda Seng, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Erik W. Hajek, et al., foreclosure. BMO Harris Bank NA vs. Jo Ann Hurst, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. Joseph L.
Alvin Smith Patsy Johnson, Christine Royer; many great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband Joseph Gregg, daughter Ruby McAninch, brothers Fred, Charles Payne. Services were Aug. 7 at Charles H. McIntyre Funeral Home. Memorials to the Felicity Church of the Nazarene.
Bobbi Jame Moore Bobbi Jane Moore, 55, Bethel, died Aug. 4. Survived by son Troye Moore; brother Barry Moore; two grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents Charles, Betty Moore, brother Bradley Moore. Arrangements by E.C. Nurre Funeral Home.
Robert Nipper Robert G. Nipper, 59, Bethel, died Aug. 3. Survived by wife Cheryl Nipper; children Jeannie (Edward) Jackson, Melissa (Michael) Wagers, Sheryl, Darlene, Bobby,
Gary Nipper; brother Darry Nipper; 21 grandchildren. Preceded in death by siblings Maxine Kunkel, Lonnie Nipper. Services were Aug, 7 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home.
William Peck William E. Peck, 62, died Aug. 3. He worked for the United States Postal Service. He was a Navy veteran of Vietnam. Survived by wife Diana Peck; daughter Shannon Smith; grandchildren Cory, Danielle, Courtney Peck, William V., Jessics Slover; great-grandchildren Jayden, Hayleigh Slover; siblings Richard, Thomas Peck, Jeannie Habather. Preceded in death by son James “Duke” Peck, siblings Donna Jones, Michael Peck. Services were Aug. 7 at Evans Funeral Home.
Kenneth Portwood Kenneth W. Portwood, 60, Georgetown, died Aug. 4. Survived by daughter Becky
Alvin Smith, 69, Felicity, died Aug. 6. Survived by daughters Melinda (Tom) Worsham, Melissia Smith; granddaughters Brittany, Bryanna; many siblings, nieces and nephews. Services were Aug. 10 at Charles H. McIntyre Funeral Home.
Joseph Smith Joseph Charles Smith, 73, Bethel, died Aug. 8. Survived by wife Lucille “Sue” Lichtenberg Smith; children Michael (Lisa), Robert (Sherrill), Daniel (Linda), Theresa, Suzanne, Gary (Terri) Smith, Julia (Steve) Damico; grandchildren Kelsea, Nicholas, Melissa Damico, Colin, Gracie, Kyle, Tyler, Jacob Smith. Preceded in death by parents Joseph P., Julia Smith, sister Mary Francis Smith. Services were Aug. 13 at St. Mary Church. Arrangements by E.C. Nurre Funeral Home. Memorials to the Hospice of Hope.
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underage to remain while consuming alcohol At 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. Offenses involving underage persons - underage consume beer intoxicating liquor At 1000 Locust St., Owensville, July 30. At 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. Offenses involving underage persons At Ohio 125/Brown Road, Amelia, Aug. 1. Open liquor container operator or passenger of motor vehicle At 617 Market, Felicity, Aug. 4. Open liquor container public place At Ohio 125, Amelia, July 30. Passing bad checks At 2406 Cedarville Road, Goshen, July 31. Possessing drug abuse instruments At 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia, Aug. 1. At 57 Maple Ave., Amelia, Aug. 3. At Market St. / Main St., Felicity, July 31. Possession of drugs marijuana At 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5.
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Domestic violence knowingly cause physical harm At Santa Maria Drive, Amelia, Aug. 1. At Bainum Road, New Richmond, Aug. 5. At University Lane, Batavia, July 30. At N. Eighth Street, Bethel, July 30. At Bonham Lane, Goshen, July 30. At Franklin Road, Felicity, July 30. At Bootjack Road, Williamsburg, Aug. 4. Domestic violence At Norman Lane, Amelia, Aug. 4. Driving under OVI suspension At 3855 Little Creek Drive, Amelia, Aug. 5. Driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs At 617 Market, Felicity, Aug. 4. At 3855 Little Creek Drive, Amelia, Aug. 5. Drug paraphernalia At 2595 Woodville Pike, Goshen, Aug. 3. At Clermont College Drive, Batavia, Aug. 1.
At Market St. / Main St., Felicity, July 31. Endangering children At 784 Old Ohio 74, Cincinnati, Aug. 2. At 3855 Little Creek Drive, Amelia, Aug. 5. Falsification At 2728 Old Ohio 32, Batavia, Aug. 1. Forgery At 2199 Winemiller Lane, Batavia, July 31. At 4904 Benton Road, Batavia, July 30. Fugitive from justice At 4470 Ohio 222, Batavia, Aug. 2. At 4470 Ohio 222, Batavia, July 30. At 4700 Filager Road, Batavia, Aug. 1. Illegal use or possession of drug paraphernalia At 1230 Ohio 125, Amelia, Aug. 3. Obstructing official business At 120 Forest Meadow, Batavia, Aug. 5. At 3855 Little Creek Drive, Amelia, Aug. 5. At 408 S. Main St., Bethel, Aug. 5. At Ohio 125, Amelia, July 30. Offenses involving underage persons - owner/occupant of public/private place allow
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Opp, et al., foreclosure. ONEWEST Bank FSB vs. Joseph Dumford, et al., foreclosure. PNC Bank NA vs. Roger Ramsey, et al., foreclosure. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. as trustee vs. Derek Hollins, et al., foreclosure. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA vs. Kenny L. Wallace, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA successor by merger to BAC vs. Ronald Bogard, et al., foreclosure. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Nicole C. Sipple, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Richard N. Gerlock, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. Keith Stenson, et al., foreclosure. CitiMortgage Inc. vs. Robert Roark, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. Mark R. Galea Jr., et al., foreclosure. US Bank NA vs. Earl G. Griffin, et al., foreclosure. PNC Bank NA vs. Kelly R. Ball, et al., foreclosure. Flagstar Bank FSB vs. Jennifer L. Lay, et al., foreclosure.
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J. Robert True Treasurer of Clermont County vs. Kenneth R. Williams, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Sharon R. Fuller, et al., foreclosure. A and P Technology Inc. vs. Danny L. Adams Sr., et al., administrative appeal. University Hospital Inc. vs. Cecil Tidwell Sr., other civil. Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Ndohnwi A . Moma, other civil. Thomas Schuerman, et al., vs. Michelle R. Cole, other civil. Village Green Companies Arbors of Anderson vs. Kimberly S. Murphy, et al., other civil. Discover Bank vs. Denise Boone, other civil. Main Street Acquisition Corp. vs. Sue A. Petrey, et al., other civil. Main Street Acquisition Corp. vs. Jason D. Forsee, et al., other civil. State Of Ohio Department Of Health vs. KC'S Pub, other civil. Best One Tire and Service of Mid America Inc. vs. Carter Construction Co. Inc., other civil. Lykins Oil Co. Inc. vs. Carter Construction Co. Inc., other civil. James L. Cooper Sr., et al., vs. Karen L. Floyd, et al., other civil.
Divorce Teresa M. Stieritz vs. Gregory R. Stieritz Julia A. Woods vs. James D. Woods Bradley Idlett vs. Whitney Idlett Conan L. Thomas vs. Leah C. Thomas Brenda S. Gomien vs. Ronald M. Gomien
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J. Robert True Treasurer of Clermont County vs. Carl L. Eifert Jr., et al., foreclosure. Fifth Third Mortgage Co. vs. Roy L. Coulter, et al., foreclosure. J. Robert True Treasurer of Clermont County vs. William Flowers, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Cinda L. Carter, et al., foreclosure.
CitiMortgage Inc. vs. Kendra Wright, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Jane Rae Reany, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Edward S. Dill, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Sherrie L. Jones, et al., foreclosure. J. Robert True Treasurer of Clermont County vs. Allan James Daniel, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Annette A. Zimmerman, et al., foreclosure. The Commons of Crosspointe Condominium Assoc. vs. Chonmarie S. Neise, et al., foreclosure. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA vs. Merle F. Preedom, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Shona Pearson, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Leslie Kenneth Campbell, et al., foreclosure. JP Morgan Chase Bank NA vs. Anthony G. Gadberry, et al., foreclosure. U.S. Bank NA vs. James M. Bickett, et al., foreclosure. Bank of America NA vs. Quinton Wilson, et al., foreclosure. Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Timothy W. Hill, et al., foreclosure. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. vs. Pam G. Heis-Kozlow, et al., foreclosure. JPMorgan Chase Bank NA vs. Ronald E. Johnson Sr., et al., foreclosure. J. Robert True Treasurer of Clermont County vs. Todd Hull, et al., foreclosure.
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Gary R. Sutter vs. Marilyn J. Sutter
Legal Separation Chastity J. Meyer vs. Kendall W. Meyer
Dissolution Kimberley A. Foreman vs. James H. Foreman Melissa Stordeur vs. Jacob C. Stordeur Damien Rombold vs. Jessica Raymond Robert C. Webb vs. Deborah J. Webb Renee M. Burkart vs. Christopher S. Burkart David C. Gibson Jr. vs. Krystal R. Gibson Gregory Johnson vs. Jill Johnson Natalie S. Yalla vs. Lourdu M. Yalla Velma R. Caudill vs. Mark A. Caudill Scott A. Wolf vs. Sonya L. Wolf
Indictments The following people have been indicted by the Clermont County grand jury to the Court of Common Pleas. This means members of the grand jury decided enough evidence has been collected to warrant filing charges. Adam W. Lynn 1, 31, 5770 Dunlap Road, Cincinnati, non support of dependents, Clermont Department of Support Enforcement. Clayton T. Witt, 30, 3939 Wilma Court, No. 211, Cincinnati, non support of dependents, Clermont Department of Support Enforcement. Martha Beth Penny, 29, 307 Third St., Moscow, grand theft, tampering with records, Department of Jobs and Family Services. Duane Page Sinclair, 50, 405 West St., Felicity, workers' compensation fraud, deception to obtain dangerous drugs, trafficking in drugs, Bureau of Worker’s Compensation/Narcotics Unit. Thelma Jean Berryman, 48, 405 West St., Felicity, aggravated trafficking in drugs, trafficking in marijuana, trafficking in drugs, Narcotics Unit. Karen E. Welch, 49, 1189 Linda Lane, Milford, deception to obtain a dangerous drug Narcotics Unit. Joshua Del Cramer, 23, 487 Lemaster Drive, Cincinnati, receiving stolen property, Ohio State Highway Patrol. Jeremi Joshua Gaietto, 21, 5712 Windsong Lane, Milford, burglary, Miami Township Police. Nicholas Tyler Samad, 22, 127 Shady Lane, Amelia, burglary, breaking and entering, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Brandon Charles Kutchera, 31, 118 Newlun Court, Cincinnati, grand theft from an elderly person, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Gary Neal Weber, 54, 48 Chapel Road, Amelia, receiving stolen property, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Rodney Eugene Presley, 43, 233 Mulberry St., Lot 16, Felicity, domestic violence, violating a protection order, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Christina Elam, 34, 6061 Roudebush, Goshen, aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, Goshen-
Township Police. Johnathan Lee Taylor, 22, 631 Mulberry St., Cincinnati, trafficking in cocaine, tampering with evidence, GoshenTownship Police. Louis J. Lizak, 51, 9413 Sheralee Drive, Cincinnati, receiving stolen property, misuse of credit cards, UnionTownship Police. Eva Marie Purdon, 38, 9413 Sheralee Drive, Cincinnati, receiving stolen property, misuse of credit cards, UnionTownship Police. Teresa Ann Collins aka Terri Ann Collins, 48, 4456 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, possession of heroin, possession of marijuana, tampering with evidence, possessing drug abuse instruments, UnionTownship Police. Shawn Paul Drew, 32, 451 Yarrabee Trace, Apt. A, Cincinnati, grand theft, breaking and entering, Amelia Police. Melissa Kay Brose, 40, 610 Vine St., Felicity, illegal cultivation of marijuana, permitting drug abuse, endangering children, Felicity Police. Dennis Lee Hamilton, 39, 610 Vine St., Felicity, illegal cultivation of marijuana, permitting drug abuse, endangering children, Felicity Police. Roger Thomas Winemiller, 31, 6518 Taylor Pike, Blanchester, aggravated trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, Narcotics Unit. Barbara Etta Murphy, 64, 221 E. Main St., Batavia, possession of cocaine, Narcotics Unit. Jeffrey Carl Lechner, 46, Clermont County Jail, unlawful sexual conduct with minor, Goshen Township Police. Ronald L. Godfrey, 33, Clermont County Jail, murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated vehicular homicide, felonious assault, aggravated robbery, Ohio State Highway Patrol. Jeffrey Swain Moore, 42, Clermont County Jail, murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated robbery, Ohio State Highway Patrol. Richard Gregory Hunt, 26, Clermont County Jail, theft, vandalism, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Jennifer R. Darden, 32, 3557 Starling Road, Bethel, theft, tampering with records, Department of Jobs and Family Services. Robert Kevin DeWeese, 23, Clermont County Jail, duty to register, grand theft of a motor vehicle, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office/Union Township Police. Todd Alan Kurth, 27, Clermont County Jail, duty to register, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office. Joseph Lee Opp, 27, 3133 Leuders Road, Goshen, rape, Goshen Township Police. Sarah Elizabeth Kordenbrock, 26, 4169 S. Yorkshire Square, Cincinnati, burglary, grand theft, Miami Township Police. Tanisha R. Anderson, 19, 4806 Winona Terrace, Cincinnati, forgery, Union Township Police. Richard Louis Ruscher, 31, Clermont County Jail, misuse of credit cards, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, theft of credit cards, Amelia Police. Lori George Jones, 48, 4460 Timber Glen, No. 6, Batavia,
aggravated trafficking in drugs, trafficking in drugs, Narcotics Unit. Joshua Steve Kearns, 36, 6517 Ohio 132, Goshen, possession of heroin, possession of drug abuse instruments, trafficking in heroin, tampering with evidence, having weapons while under disability, Goshen Township Police. Allen Ray Powell, 40, 6626 Ohio 132, Morrow, operation while under the influence of alcohol or drug of abuse or with specified concentrations of alcohol or drug in certain bodily substances, failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, Goshen Township Police. Samuel H. Brabant, 67, 6517 Ohio 48, Goshen, trafficking in drugs, Goshen Township Police. Bonnie S. Brabant, 65, 6517 Ohio 48, Goshen, trafficking in drugs, Goshen Township Police. Keely L. Kunkle, 50, 9638 Roachester Road, Pleasant Plain, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, Narcotics Unit. Jeff Lynn Adkins, 55, 1435 Nibert Road, Gallipolis, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, Narcotics Unit. Justin Robert Snider, 23, Clermont County Jail, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, possession of heroin, Narcotics Unit. Joseph Nelson Snider, 30, Clermont County Jail, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, burglary, Narcotics Unit. Danielle Marie Hobbs, 28, 2595 Woodville Pike, Goshen, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, Narcotics Unit. Jon Thomas Wills, 21, 2540 Moler Road, Goshen, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, possession of heroin, permitting drug abuse, Narcotics Unit. Eric Shawn Reeves, 26, Clermont County Jail, possession of heroin, trafficking in heroin, Narcotics Unit. Daniel Dean Morris, 52, 5200 Ashgrove Road, Blanchester, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, conspiracy to commit illegal manufacture of drugs, Narcotics Unit.
Appeals The following decisions were rendered through the Twelfth District Court of Appeals. In the matter of: Shiloh Fouch vs. James Kevin Pennington, presiding judge Stephen W. Powell, judges Robert P. Ringland and Robin N. Piper. The appeals court affirmed the trial court's decision issuing a civil stalking protection order.
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