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Speakers highlight strong women By Kellie Geist

Top cops

For the fifth year in a row, the Pierce Township Police Department has been named one of the top 10 departments in the state for safety. – FULL STORY, A2

Humvee memorial

A veterans memorial with a Humvee military vehicle as a centerpiece will be dedicated at a ceremony in Batavia Township Nov. 11. – FULL STORY, A2


At a time when it was mostly men fighting for American freedom Lynn Ashley decided to break the stereotype. Ashley enlisted in the Army in 1943 at the age of 24. After her training, Ashley worked at bombardier training school in New Mexico, where she worked with some of the military’s most advanced technology. Ashley will be one of the women telling her story at the Clermont County League of Women Voters 13th Annual Suffragist Dinner and Orpha Catch Citizenship award presentation at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Receptions Conference Center East, 4450 Eastgate Blvd. The other keynote speaker is Nancy Arnold,

“These women are impressive. They have made a real impact on their community ... They both have very interesting stories.”

Cyndy Wright President of Clermont County League of Women Voters

a charter member and facilitator of a military support group. Her efforts have given her numerous opportunities to volunteer with groups such as the American Red Cross, United Way, The Thank You Foundation and many more. Arnold also is a member of the board of directors for The Thank You Foundation. Through her involvement in the International Association of Administrative Professionals, Arnold co-chaired the Employee Cam-

paign Coordinators Council for United Way of Greater Cincinnati for the 2008 Employee Campaign. Former President George W. Bush presented Arnold with the 2008 Presidential Volunteer Award. “These women are impressive. They have made a real impact on their community,” said Cyndy Wright, league president. “... They both have very interesting stories.” The cost to attend the dinner is $35 per person or $25 for active or retired members of the military. To make a reservation, contact Marti Kleinfelter at or 8312997. All profits go toward the league’s efforts to educate and register voters. For more information about the Suffragist Dinner, Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award or the Clermont County League of Women Voters, visit

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A regular cardboard regatta boater, Mike Hoffer, test “paddles” his 2009 entry in New Richmond’s Cardboard Boat Regatta. It’s a coal barge being pushed by a tow.


Cardboard boats coming for big race By John Seney

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Mike Hoffer of Miami Township has been participating in New Richmond’s Cardboard Boat Regatta every year since 1995 and never had a boat sink on him – until last year. Hoffer built a boat that looked like a John Deere tractor for the 2008 event. He was sitting in the boat when he felt the bottom start to give out under his feet. He fell through the bottom and the boat sank around him. But Hoffer is not giving up. He’ll be back at this year’s Aug. 22 event with a new boat. His 2009 entry looks like a Ohio River coal barge being pushed by a tow. He’s a big Ohio State fan, so the boat will be named “Buckeye Barge.” It’s a one-man boat that he will propel with a kayak paddle. Hoffer, a manager at Duke Energy, always tries to come up with a unique design for his boats. Two years ago it was a school bus. He builds his boats in his garage, working mostly alone with a little help from his wife. Ray Perszyk, one of the organizers of the regatta who goes by the nickname “Cardboard Boat Ray,” said he expects a record number of entries this year. Last year there were 42 boats in the race.

Schedule of events Friday, Aug. 21 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Cheap Thrill Band 9 p.m. to midnight – Shane Daniels & Unbridled Saturday, Aug. 22 Noon – Cardboard Boat Race Registration 1 p.m. – Cardboard Boat Race begins 3:30 p.m. – Cardboard Boat Race awards ceremony 4:30 p.m. – Village awards 5 p.m. – Veterans recognition ceremony 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Freedom Band 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Midnight Special Band 10 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Fireworks 10:30 – Midnight Special Band Sunday, Aug. 23 Noon to 3 p.m. – Car Show registration 1 p.m. – Cincinnati Zoo animals 1 p.m. – Register for corn hole tournament 1 p.m. – Loveland Prop Busters RC airplane flying club 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Live From Cincinnati band 2 p.m. – Cornhole tournament 3 p.m. – Water ski demonstration by the UC national championship water ski team 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Fire/EMS Auxiliary Car Show 5 p.m. – Car show awards ceremony 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Dr. Dan & the Stray Dogs This year should see 50 or more. The race begins at 1 p.m. Aug. 22 along New Richmond’s riverfront. Registration is at noon. New Richmond Mayor Ramona Carr said the regatta was “a very fun event. It attracts a lot of people.” “It gets better every year,” said

Bob Lees, owner of the Front Street cafe, who has been involved in the redevelopment of New Richmond. Lees said visitors should check out the exhibits of past races and boats at the Cardboard Boat Museum on Front Street. He said the museum is a good complement to the race – people will come down

to see the boats and become more interested in the regatta’s history. The regatta is just part of the three-day RiverDays festival that includes music, food, a classic car show, fireworks and other events. The classic car show Sunday will be sponsored this year by the New Richmond volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Lees said the regatta will benefit the entire festival. The regatta occurs at a time of day – early afternoon – when attendance at festivals is usually low. But the thousands who come to watch the race should linger for other activities. Donna Hammons, village clerk of council and a RiverDays organizer, said an exciting new event this year will be a demonstration at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, by the University of Cincinnati water ski team. Also Sunday, at 1 p.m., will be a demonstration by the Loveland Prop Busters RC airplane flying club. Club member Gary Carnes said radio-controlled planes with floats attached will take off and land on the river. Hammons said the festival usually draws 20,000 to 30,000 people over the weekend. She expected another good turnout this year. “It’s a great lineup for the whole weekend,” Hammons said.


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Lytle’s birthday party is Sunday By John Seney

The Harmony Hill Association is giving a birthday party for William Lytle, a Clermont County pioneer and the founder of Williamsburg. Lytle was born on Sept. 3, 1770, and Harmony Hill tries to plan its annual celebration as close to his birthday as possible, Izella Cadwallader said. This year’s event is 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Harmony Hill, 299 South Third Street, Williamsburg. Lytle surveyed Williams-

burg in the 1790s and built his own home on the site of Harmony Hill. His dairy house, built in 1800, is the oldest historical structure in Clermont County and is on the National Register of Historic sites. The dairy house and Harmony Hill museum will be open for the birthday celebration. The museum has an extensive collection of items related to the history of Williamsburg. New exhibits include a display of Barbie Dolls and baseball memorabilia. The Olde Williamsburgh

Weavers will be giving demonstrations on an 1800s barn loom and wool will be spun on spinning wheels made by a local artisan, Earl Pringle. The Williamsburg Community Band will provide a program of patriotic and popular music from 3-4 p.m. It is suggested that everyone bring a lawn chair to enjoy the event. Refreshments, including cake and ice cream, will be served during the afternoon. For more information on the celebration or Harmony Hill call 724-7824 or 7247790.

Pierce Twp. seeks stimulus funds Pierce Township is seeking federal stimulus funds for two public works projects. The projects involve hillside stabilization along Jenny Lind Road at a projected cost of $72,000 and fixing retaining walls along the lower part of Cole Road at a cost of $250,000. Township Administrator David Elmer said the grant

requests, submitted through the Ohio Public Works Commission, would require about $86,000 in matching funds by the township. Trustee Christopher Knopp said the township had been looking at the Cole Road project for some time before the possibility of the federal grants came along. Trustee Greg Conrad

agreed the work needed to be done and the cost of matching funds could be handled within the township’s budget. Pierce Township applied for federal stimulus funds earlier this year for the police department, but these are the first requests made through the Ohio Public Works Commission.


Senior housing review

Architect Rick Pansiera presents the blue print and artist’s rendering of the proposed Demmitt Woods senior housing facility before a packed audience at a community review meeting June 10 in the council chambers at Batavia Village Hall. The proposed 48-unit senior housing facility is sponsored by Clermont Senior Services who, in the near future, will submit its funding application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. If approved, the facility should be ready for occupancy in 2011. “I gratefully thank the Batavia community for its support,” said Clermont Senior Services Executive Director George Brown. “It is encouraging to see how many turned out for the meeting. It provided an opportunity for people to comment on the proposed senior housing and to exchange ideas.”

Humvee memorial moves forward By John Seney

A veterans memorial with a Humvee military vehicle as a centerpiece will be dedicated at a ceremony in Batavia Township Nov. 11. The vehicle was donated to the township several years ago, and trustees have been looking for an appropriate way to display it. The trustees voted Aug.

4 to adopt a resolution to build Veterans Memorial Plaza at the entrance to the Batavia Township Community Center, 1535 Clough Pike. The memorial will honor veterans from all wars and will have the Humvee as its centerpiece. The project has been given a budget of $40,000, but trustees hope that public donations and fundraisers will defray much of the cost.

The project got a boost when a donation of $10,000 was raised at a Rotary Club golf outing in July. Administrator Rex Parsons said the township has enough funding to get the project started. The full name of the four-wheel drive vehicle is High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, which is abbreviated as HMMWV or Humvee.


Clermont Senior Services Executive Director George Brown talks to Batavia Township resident Ruth Ann Ashburn at the Dimmitt Woods community review meeting. Ashburn is a member of the housing advisory committee for Dimmitt Woods, named after Batavia’s founding father.

Pierce police recognized for safety efforts Last week’s clue.

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The answer to last week’s clue is the Collision Center on Ohio Pike in Union Township. Those who correctly identified the clue are: Rick Perry of Batavia Township, Guy Franz, Keith Molloy of Amelia, Robert Rogers of Pierce Township, Deb Chapman of New Richmond and Doris Shepherd of Amelia.

House becomes gathering place for village artists By John Seney

An historic house in the village of Batavia is now a place where children and adults can work on their artistic skills. An art enrichment camp for children in grades three through eight began in June at the Village Art House, 120 N. Market St. About 40 children attended the sessions and more classes are planned in July. Kathy McCoy said the building was built in 1832 and was the residence of the first mayor of the village. For 25 years, it has housed McCoy’s business, Kathy McCoy Design Services. Several years ago she got involved in efforts to start an art education center

in the village. However, attempts to find a location were unsuccessful. When the real estate market slumped and her business slowed down, McCoy decided it was the right time to open the art center in her building. She worked with Joy Mansfield, an art teacher at Brantner Elementary in the West Clermont Local School District, to develop an art education program. Two other art teachers, Debbie Downie and Suzy Pellegrini, were brought on to help teach the classes. Mansfield said the response from the children has been great. “They want to do more,” she said. She said the teachers run the classes like a classroom

– making sure the students learn the basic principles of design. “It gives them one-onone experience working with an art teacher. They get a lot of individual help,” she said. McCoy said she plans to add adult classes in July taught by prominent local artists. There also is an open house on July 25. She envisions the art house as a place where people can participate in all the fine arts. She said poetry readings are among the activities planned for the future. “I’m hoping it takes off and grows,” she said. For more information on the art house and programs, call 732-2177 or visit

By John Seney

For the fifth year in a row, the Pierce Township Police Department has been named one of the top 10 departments in the state for safety. Police Chief Col. James T. Smith said the Ohio Department of Public Safety has recognized the department for its efforts in the areas of seat belt and drunk driving enforcement. Smith said the department’s safety program goes beyond just issuing tickets. He said the officers make a commitment to safety education by working with schools and young people. This includes having seat belt safety checkpoints at schools and awarding certificates to young people who wear their seat belts. Smith said more than 1,000 police departments throughout the state compete for the recognition. “It’s a program we’re very proud of,” Smith said. Smith said the state awards equipment to the top

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departments. One year, Pierce Township won a police cruiser at no cost to the township. He said the department has received more than $40,000 in equipment through the program over the past five years. Smith said the program also has paid off in lower fatality rates for the township. Township Trustee Bonnie Batchler said the recognition “just shows how hard our police chief is working to

make sure we have a topnotch police department.” She said the winning of the police cruiser and other equipment has helped the township out financially. “It makes us very proud. He has done an excellent job,” she said. Trustee Christopher Knoop said the chief “had done an excellent job of staying on top of opportunities.” He called the recognition an example of “a high quality department.”

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Amelia valedictorians look to future Amelia co-valedictorians share their thoughts about the future and remember their high school careers. Name: Katherine (Kate) Hart Parents’ names: Derek and Donna Hart Grade Point Average: 4.45 College: Case Western Reserve University Major: Chemical engineering Scholarships: Total of $512,000 offered. Accepting $27,500 (renewable) Trustee’s Scholarship from Case, $1,000 Walter C. Comstock Memorial Scholarship, and $2,000 (renewable) Siemens National Merit Scholarship. Last book read: “Pendragon 10.” And yes, it was awesome. Quirkiest study habits: “Um, none. I yawn uncontrollably when I take tests, though.” Favorite school lunch: “I pack.” Favorite teacher: “No way. You can’t make me choose just one. There’s Mrs. Kuzma, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Corotis, Mrs. Hickey, Mr. Hatfield, and of course Ms. Conway.” Greatest inspiration: “I don’t base my actions on anyone else’s success. I want to do my own thing.” Where will you be in 10 years? “I will be solving the energy crisis, one fuel cell at a time.” Most vivid high school memory: “Probably the musical this

year. I had a lot of fun with that.” High school turning point: “Definitely the start of junior year. All the IB kids had to step Cummings up their game at that point.” Most compelling issue facing students in your class: “The recession. It’s going to be harder for us to get jobs or go to college than it was for previous classes.” If you could change the world in one way, what would it be? “I would make men and women social and political equals in all cultures.” If you could change your high school in one way, what would it be? “I would get us some more money. We need it.” • Name: Shelby Marie Cummings Parents’ names: DeAnna and John Cummings Grade Point Average: 4.45 College: Wittenberg University Major: Double majoring in mathematics with a statistics focus and biochemistry/molecular biology Last book read: “Princess Forever” by Meg Cabot Quirkiest study habits: “Getting up early to study.” Favorite school lunch: “I

always pack my lunch, but in elementary school I loved nachos.” Favorite t e a c h e r : “Although I have had many amazing teachHart ers, Mrs. Kuzma has had such a great influence on me. She is the one that encouraged me to go into statistics.” Greatest inspiration: “My mom. I know in sounds cliché, but when I was in middle school, she decided to go back to college to be a teacher. I’m so proud of her for following her dreams while raising two children. Someday I wish I could be as awesome as her.” Where will you be in 10 years? “Hopefully, I’ll be a statistician, but if not, I hope to be working in a field that I enjoy. I don’t want to grow up to be one of those people that hates getting up and going to work everyday. What fun is that?” Most vivid high school memory: “For some reason, I can remember everything about my first day of high school extremely well. I was wearing a green, white and pink striped polo shirt with jean capris and pink flip flops. I have no idea why I remember this, but whenever I think back to freshman year, this is what I think of. I was so nervous that day.” High school turning point: “I

think my high school turning point occurred my senior year. I finally realized that my friends all like me for who I am and if they don’t, then they aren’t my friends. I also learned to accept people who are different than I am and think outside the box.” Most compelling issue facing students in your class: “I would have to say this would be the stereotyping that occurs in our school. We have small schools, which seems to make us really divided as a class. I wish all the students would realize that just because we go to different small schools, have different interests, and get different grades doesn’t make us all that different.” If you could change the world in one way, what would it be? “I think I would just like to make everyone more accepting of differences. Not that everyone would think the same way or always agree, but just realize that it is OK to be different. I think this might solve a lot of the problems in our world.” If you could change your high school in one way, what would it be? “I would like to make more opportunities for the arts at our high school. One of the small schools is a performing arts school, but it is at the other high school. Just because students at Amelia didn’t decide to go there doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy the arts.”

The students at The Goddard School in Amelia are learning about generosity and the value of helping others this summer while they study the United

States. Thus, the school is currently hosting a supply drive for the Cincinnati Ronald McDonald House in Avondale. The Goddard School is collecting donations of kitchen items, general household items, cleaning supplies, reading materials, non-perishable pantry items and toiletries through Aug. 14. Donations can be dropped off at The Goddard School at 3669 Appomatox Drive in Amelia. For more information, call 753-1777.

Holly Hill had a farm …

Sunrock Farm’s Farmer Frank recently visited Holly Hill Elementary School. In tow were various farm animals, including several baby chicks, two baby goats, a lamb, a small pig and a rabbit. The kindergartners learned about the animals and were able to interact with them. Here, student Ray Flores Romero hangs out with a chick during Farmer Frank’s visit.

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Their duties include helping the physical therapist implement treatment programs and using special equipment to administer thermal, electrical and other treatments. They also may train patients in rehabilitative or fitness exercises and show them how to accomplish activities of daily living. For more information about this program, contact the Allied Health Department at UC Clermont College at 732-5339.

The following students have earned honors for the fourth quarter of 2008-2009.

through out Clermont County during the county’s bicentennial in 2000. The display is open to the public free of charge during the regular hours of the library.

limited this year. Senior citizens will be considered first. For additional information or to make an appointment, contact the HEAP staff at 732-2277, option 3.

• Kitchen and bath supplies – cleaning supplies, paper products Call 231-0457 for information.

Happy birthday

Breastfeeding month

New degree offered

The Physical Therapist Assistant degree will be offered on UC Clermont College’s campus beginning this fall. Originally offered on the UC Uptown Campus, the degree was officially transferred to the Clermont campus this spring as part of the restructuring within the university. Physical therapist assistants work under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.


First honors – Kaitlin Peed and Annelise Tsueda.


Second honors – Chaelon Brennan


Second honors – Kate Carstens and Alexandra Peed.

BRIEFLY Free concert

UNION TWP. – The trustees will present the band, After Midnight, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the amphitheatre, in back of the Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road. Visitors will experience some of the greatest hits ever recorded, including those from Journey, Styx, Boston, Queen, Led Zeppelin and many more. This concert is free, so bring families and friends, lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and relax for an evening of rockin’ entertainment. Packaged snacks will be available for sale.

Burg meeting canceled

Williamsburg – The regular village council meeting set for Aug. 27 has been canceled. The next regular council meeting is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10.

Fair had few problems

Clermont County – Sheriff A.J. (Tim) Rodenberg said this year his deputies assigned to the Clermont County Fair reported fewer problems than in 2008. The reports made included two for criminal damage, two for assault, one each of disorderly conduct, drug possession and menacing. Two were arrested: Cheryl Adkins, 50, Batavia Township, for disorderly conduct; and Michael Dunwoody, 22, Somerset, Ohio, for possession of drugs.

Computer classes

CLERMONT COUNTY – The next session of computer classes begins the week of Aug. 24 at the Anderson Senior Center Computer Learning Center. A new class “Introduction to

Computers” has been added for those individuals who have no computer experience. Basic computer classes offer a basic introduction to the computer and the Internet and email. Intermediate classes provide instruction in intermediate basic, word processing, spreadsheets, creating greeting cards, creating CDs and digital photography basics. These two-hour classes will be held once a week for five weeks. Ages 18 and over are welcome to attend. For class schedule, or further information, visit and click computer classes or call 474-3100.

Veterans benefits

EASTGATE – Veterans will be able to find out more about their VA benefits at the veterans mobile health unit 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Eastgate Golden Corral restaurant on Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Veterans can enroll for healthcare on-the-spot in 30 minutes. Bring a copy of your DD-214. The Cincinnati VA mobile health unit serves veterans by bringing care anywhere closer to home. For more information, call 309-3080.

Veterans to be honored

NEW RICHMOND – Just after the Cardboard Boat Regatta Saturday, Aug. 22, veterans from all wars will be honored by those attending the RiverDays celebration. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at the bandstand. All are invited.

Clermont history

During the month of August the Clermont County Historical Society will have a display at the Amelia Library. This display highlights the 35 historical markers installed

The William Lytle, Father of Clermont County, Birthday Celebration is from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, at Harmony Hill, 299 S. Third St., Williamsburg.

Museum days

CLERMONT COUNTY – The annual Clermont County Collaborative of Historical Societies Museum Days will be Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13. Eleven museums will be open for two days this year instead of one.

Summer crisis program

CLERMONT COUNTY – Community Services, Inc. in partnership with Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Services, will be accepting applications for the Summer Crisis Program through August. The program will close Aug. 31. To qualify for the program you must be income eligible and have a member who has an illness who would benefit from assistance, verified by physician documentation, or with a member who is 60 or older. You may qualify to receive the following: • One payment for the electric bill, up to the percentage of income payment plan (pipp) amount or the current bill, whichever is greater not to exceed $175. A disconnection notice is not required. • One air conditioner, provided the household has not received an air conditioner from HEAP in the past 3 years. Air conditioners are

CLERMONT COUNY – August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio. “All elements of the community should cooperate and support breastfeeding mothers, so that babies can be assured of a free, safe, and reliable food source whenever disaster strikes,” said Stephanie Burke, breastfeeding coordinator for the Clermont County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) Program. “When breastfeeding is supported, our whole society benefits from having healthier mothers, babies and children.” For more information about breastfeeding, call the Help Me Grow Helpline at 1-800-755-GROW or the Clermont County WIC program at 732-7329.

Donations sought

Donations of items for families in need are being accepted for the Snooty Fox Love Connection now through Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Anderson Center Station, 7832 Five Mile Road, in Anderson Township. Donations can be dropped off Mondays through Fridays 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays noon-5 p.m. Items needed are: • Linens – Bedding, towels, blankets, etc. – both new and used; • Back to school items – backpacks (new and used), notebooks, pencils, etc.; • Infant & toddler needs (non–food) – diapers, pajamas, wipes, toys, books, DVD's

Habitat is 20 years old

Clermont County – Clermont Chapter of Habitat for Humanity celebrated 20 years of service that includes the construction of 36 Habitat houses, 12 rehabs and repairs to other homes for lowincome families. The first Habitat family in Clermont County completed paying off their 20-year mortgage to TriState Habitat for Humanity in January 2009. These mortgage payments are recycled to help pay for building materials for another Habitat home. Ironically, 2008-2009 have been record years for foreclosures in Clermont County. Most of Habitat families have been able to weather this economical downturn. Clermont Habitat Chapter is currently accepting housing applications of lowincome families. For Habitat Housing information visit or call the TriState Habitat office to request an housing application at 942-9211.

Sewage help

CLERMONT COUNTY – The General Health District is accepting applications through Friday, Aug. 21, for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to repair or replace failing household sewage disposal systems. To be eligible for the funds, homes must be owner-occupied, applicants must meet income and asset requirements, and all property taxes and inspection fees must be current. For additional information, contact Donna Hart at the Clermont General Health District at 732-7601.


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Some interesting things I’ve learned along the way

2) “The music of the spheres,� the Pythagorean metaphor that has inspired great composers throughout the ages, is no figment of human imagination.

As music critic John Rockwell commented, “Who knew? All those philosophers and scientists and theoreticians who believed in the ancient Music of the Spheres were on to something. There is such a music, and it’s the note B-flat.â€? Rockwell refers to the fact that in 2003 astronomers using the Hubble telescope registered a “cosmic humâ€? emanating from black holes with “a frequency equivalent to a Bflat which in their instruments calculated to be 57 tones below middle C.â€? Among musicologists, this news from outer space has sparked an Internet quest for the emotional and aesthetic significance of Bflat ‌â€? Elizabeth Michael Boyle “Science as Sacred Metaphorâ€? 3) “Why do kids today

wear their baseball caps the wrong way round? asked someone wearing his peakforward. “Two reasons,â€? said Kipling ‌ First, you need ask yourself what signals a male needs to transmit to a potential mate in order to advertise his suitability as a source of strong genetic material, more likely to survive than that of his competitor males. One answer is brute physical strength. Now, consider the baseball cap. Worn in the traditional style it offer protection against the sun and also the gaze of aggressive competitors. By turning the cap around, the male is signaling that he doesn’t need this protection: he is tough enough to face the elements and the gaze of any who might threaten him. Second, inverting the cap is a gesture of non-conformity. Primates live in highly ordered social structures.

Playing by the rules is considered essential. Turning the cap around shows that the male is above the rules that constrain his competitors, and again signals that he has a superior strength. Julian Baggini “The Pig That Wants To Be Eaten� 4) For the first time in human history belief in God has become implausible in Western civilization, and to the very same extent it had been plausible for earlier generations. As a result, the religious believer is in a defensive position. He knows his belief will be challenged and that if this happens, he will have to explain himself either in

religious terms that more often than not irritate the other rather than enlighten him, or in secular terms that are not adequate for expressing transcendence. Therefore, you may expect people to draw back from talking about their religion and their spirituality, and to be afraid of encountering incomprehension if not down right rejection. Agneta Schreurs “Psychotherapy and Spirituality� 5) If spirituality has any single benchmark it is naturalness. Another seems to be the slow but steady erosion of self-consciousness. Marsha Sinetar “A Way Without Words�

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Kudos to Union Township Fire Chief Stan Deimling. He is an outstanding public servant who is under recognized for his dedication to Union Township. Under his leadership, the UT Fire Department earned accreditation by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and also maintains an excellent rating by the Insurance Services Offices. On a personal note, Chief Deimling made arrangements to care for my infant daughter during a medical emergency until I arrived home. All worked out well. It was comforting to know that he was on the scene. Additionally, I’ve also found Chief Deimling to be most professional and personable. Although he was busy working with parents and children at the recent National Night Out event, Chief Deimling took the time to explain to me the various options for organizing fire districts. He outlined the advantages, disadvantages, financial, and political impact of potential changes. Chief Deimling is clearly one of Union Township’s best assets. His wealth of knowledge, high energy

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We welcome your comments on editorials, columns, stories or other topics important to you in The Community Journal Clermont. Include your name, address and phone number(s) so we may verify your letter. Letters of 200 or fewer words and columns of 500 or fewer words have the best chance of being published. All submissions may be edited for length, accuracy and clarity. Deadline: Noon Friday E-mail: clermont@ Fax: 248-1938 U.S. mail: See box below Letters, columns and articles submitted to The Community Journal Clermont may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms. level, professionalism, and public persona are second to none. We are very fortunate to have him. John Becker Locust Lane Union Township

CH@TROOM Aug. 12 question

What are your favorite and least favorite memories from your school days? “My favorite and least favorite memories of school will be shared next week at Amelia’s 45th high school reunion. The dusty yearbook is never near-right and due to my age or whatever, a few less seats will be occupied at our reunion. “Personally and back then as a transfer for Withrow to Amelia – school was just great in sharing with my ‘first serious girl’ all the times in school activities, living for the moment, finding a haven of sorts in Witham Woods and looking forward to the weekends. “Least favorite memories include sitting in government class in November of 1963 and hearing over the school PA system that our president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. “Also of memories back then was a paper required of a troubled country and of our early involvement. The country was Vietnam. I eventually went on to participate at the expense of higher education. I don’t remember my grade on the assignment, but I know the assignment to Vietnam changed my life. “When I look back, school of our age deserved innocence and growth. So many were cut short at an early age regardless of my so many fortunate memories.” J.W. “One of my favorite memories from school was of our plane geometry class. The teacher was a soft-spoken, patient nun and she made learning the subject really fun. “Least favorite memory would have to be the day when two of my classmates conspired to go to another classroom before school started and bring back a guy with whom I had an argument the previous day. “I was totally surprised when I looked up from my desk and saw





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Next question What do you expect from the Bengals this season? Every week The Community Journal asks readers a questions that they can reply to via e-mail. Send your answers to clermont@community with “chatroom” in the subject line. them standing there. As I was standing up, he sucker punched me.” Bill B. “Going back to school in the fall when I was a child meant new shoes and school supplies that included new crayons and pencils. I loved the new box of crayons with the sharp ends! This was before computers, cell phones and calculators. “I also loved getting back in the classroom to see friends I hadn't seen all summer. This was before playdates and kids stayed in their own neighbors and parents didn't drive them to other neighborhoods. “I remember getting out my clothes the night before the first day and having a hard time getting to sleep because I was so excited to go back to school. I loved the teachers and the chalk boards and the books. “It was a long time ago, but nice to remember.” E.E.C. “I remember teachers and other staff who encouraged me, challenged me and helped equip me with tools for life. I remember a few teachers and staff who contributed very little to my education. I learned life lessons from both groups.” G.G. “The worst days in high school were the cliques. The best was when I was named class clown when I graduated. Also, to see everybody dressed up at the prom, that was fantastic.” I.K.



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Lois Brown Dale touched many lives

Lois Brown Dale, founding director of Clermont Senior Services, passed away Aug. 16, just 11 days shy of her 92nd birthday. With her passing we are changed, not because she has left us, but because she touched us. We are blessed that Lois spent most of her adult life in Clermont County. When Lois arrived in Clermont County with James Brown, her first husband and the love of her life, they settled in the Withamsville area and set about the task of raising their three young children. But Lois was not one to sit by and watch others serve as community volunteers. She soon became engaged in the PTA and other school activities, and participated in the women’s clubs of the day, almost always being asked to serve in leadership roles which came to her naturally. Before long Lois found herself engaged in the broader community. She helped organize the Clermont County chapter of the League of Women Voters and served as its first president. She helped establish the public library system in Clermont County, and served as an advocate of programs for the developmentally disabled. Of course, she will be remembered most for her work on behalf of senior citizens. In 1969, Lois secured a modest grant from the Administration on Aging in Washington, D.C., to open several senior centers in Clermont County. From this humble beginning, Lois created Clermont Senior Services. Within a few short years Clermont Senior Services was widely recognized as a model for the delivery of community-based services to help frail older adults maintain their independence and continue enjoying the comfort of their own homes. Lois was instrumental in bringing United Way funding to Clermont County, not only for Senior Services but for other programs as well. Over the years she wore a path to and from Columbus to bring state and federal dollars back to Clermont County to sup-

port a multitude of programs, ranging from youth employment to adult protective services. The list of her accomplishments is far too long to George record them all Brown here, but along the way others Community recognized her Press Guest a c h i e v e m e n t s . Columnist Lois was named Pacesetter of the Year by the Clermont Chamber of Commerce, and received the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Woman of the Year award. In the late 1970s, Lois took on what can be fairly described as her greatest challenge. She sat about the task of persuading Gov. James Rhodes and leaders in the state legislature to pass a bill that would permit local municipalities to place a property tax levy on the ballot to support services for older adults. Under Lois’ leadership, in November 1982 Clermont County passed Ohio’s first countywide senior services levy. Other counties soon followed Lois’ lead, and today 70 of Ohio’s 88 counties have countywide levies that generate more than $130 million annually to help care for frail older adults who have little or no family support to help meet their needs. Those who knew Lois best will be quick to tell you the gift of her life was not in the extraordinary deeds she accomplished but in the way she touched lives. Lois was a kind and gracious woman who could gently touch the life of a friend or an employee with just the right words to help guide them in their time of need. At the same time she was a fierce advocate who could “touch” politicians with an intensity in her words that would dare them to question the reasonableness of her position. Some, at times, may have disagreed with how she went about applying her touch in the affairs of the community, but none ques-

tioned the genuineness of her motives, which were always rooted in a compelling desire to improve the lives and circumstances of Dale others, especially those who could not speak for themselves. I realize some younger readers will not remember Lois. After serving as executive director of Clermont Senior Services for 22 years, she retired in 1991 and stepped away from public life. It was that stepping away that gave me the opportunity to serve as executive director of Clermont Senior Services for the past 18 years. Lois was a friend and mentor from the first day I met her in the spring of 1978. Over the years I’ve laughed, cried and marveled as I’ve listened to the stories of staff and friends in the community whose lives Lois touched. Many of the employees she hired 20 to 30 years ago still work at Clermont Senior Services, and all of us continue to be inspired by Lois’ dedication to “helping others help themselves,” which was the motto she lived by. Shortly after my arrival at Senior Services in 1991, I visited one of the senior centers and an older woman asked if I was Lois’ son, thinking this might be so because we share the same last name of Brown. “No,” I replied, “but it would be a great honor if I were.” I’m honored and blessed to be numbered among those whose lives Lois touched. A private graveside service was held by the family. Friends and colleagues are invited to an informal visitation with family members from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27 (Lois’ 92nd birthday) at the Lois Brown Dale Friendship Center (west wing of the YMCA), 2075 James E. Sauls Sr. Drive (formerly Front Wheel Drive). George Brown is the executive director of Clermont Senior Services.

United Way to offer free 2010 tax prep Clermont County taxpayers will have an opportunity to have more cash to their names next tax season. This is thanks to a new site for United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Initiative at the Workforce One of Clermont County (One Stop) location, 756 Old Ohio 74 in Mount Carmel, operated by the Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services. EITC is a federal tool that returns more money to hardworking, low-income taxpayers. This free opportunity is twofold. It helps qualified people not only get back their hard earned tax dollars – helping them achieve financial stability – it saves them from paying to have someone prepare their tax returns. In 2009, participating area taxpayers – including Clermont County residents – received a total

of $16,636,791 – a 71-percent increase in total refund dollars over the previous year. Participating families also s a v e d Debra $3,163,060 in Gordon fees associated with commercial Community preparation and Press guest rapid refund columnist a n t i c i p a t i o n loans. Of the thousands of families who received the assistance in 2009, 3,599 claimed the EITC. The significant 2009 increase in results is credited, in part, to the new partnerships United Way formed with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the Ohio Benefit Bank. Both organizations provide free tax preparation services to

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individuals and families in the community. More than a dozen partners participated in this regional United Way initiative. Partnerships were managed by the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, both United Way agency partners, Northern Kentucky University, and Salmon P. Chase College of Law. You can help. Get involved. Beginning in February, area volunteers will help local individuals and families determine whether they qualify for the EITC. Training for these volunteers begins this fall by United Way and its partners. Contact United Way 211 at 2-1-1 or visit to learn more about how to get involved. Debra Gordon is the area director of United Way of Greater Cincinnati Eastern Area (Clermont and Brown counties).



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Trojan playmakers to carry load By Mark Chalifoux

Glen Este High School’s football team went 5-5 in 2008 and head coach Zack Taylor said the Trojans expect to compete for a league title and for a playoff spot in 2009. “ T h e expectations are always Taylor high here and are the same every year,” Taylor said. “We have a young team but our

skill kids are much improved from last year.” Glen Este will rely on its stable of playmakers to make up for any inexperience and lack of size. The Trojans won’t be as big or strong as they were in 2008 as Glen Este graduated 29 seniors from that team. Glen Este will be a junior-dominated team, with only nine seniors on the Trojans’ roster. “We’re going to struggle to be as physical as we were last year, but we feel our skill kids have been better than in the past few years, and they can make some

On the team Name

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Shane Seckmen gets ready for the hand off in a practice during the 2008 season. The junior quarterback will lead Glen Este this season. plays for us,” Taylor said. The playmakers start with running backs Colin Pittman and Austin Duncanson. Duncanson ran for 721 yards and a team-best nine touchdowns in 2008. Pittman will also be a force at linebacker, along with Dan Shepherd, one of the team’s leading defensive players in 2008. Shane Seckman returns as the team’s quarterback and threw seven touchdown passes in 2008. “We’ve had outstanding senior leadership, but like anyone else, we have a lot of new starters,” Taylor said. “We are going to need to gel offensively and defensively, especially on the line, quickly.” Glen Este opens its season with a trio of tough non-conference games against Sycamore, Lakota


Seniors on the Glen Este High School varsity football team are, in back, Stephen Floccari, Josh Bowman, Dan Shepherd, Jake Vincent and Kaleb Tobien. In front are Kyle Coorey, Alex Tincher and Daniel Gibbs. Not pictured are Ryan Apel and Jimmy Morehouse. East and Princeton. Taylor said it’s a tougher slate than most FAVC teams face, but it pays dividends later in the season. “If you stay healthy you’re definitely better off playing that schedule as it helped us against teams that played a softer schedule at the start of the season,” he said. “Our league is tough, though. We need to come to play every game.” Taylor said the team’s defensive philosophy may change slightly in 2009. He said there may be more tolerance for the defense to bend as long as it doesn’t break, and the offense will look the same as it has for years. “We play defense with our offense and control the football to keep the other team’s offense off the field,” Taylor said.

Game days

Aug. 28 @ Sycamore Sept. 4 @ Lakota East Sept. 10 Princeton – 7 p.m. Sept. 18 Amelia Sept. 25 Northwest Oct. 2 @ Loveland Oct 9 @ Milford Oct. 16 Anderson Oct. 23 Harrison Oct. 30 @ Winton Woods All games at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Glen Este and Turpin varsity football will scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Turpin. It is an OHSAA Foundation Scrimmage and will cost $2 per person. Proceeds will be sent to OHSAA Foundation for scholarships and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Lions’ seasoned ‘D’ ready to roar By Anthony Amorini

Dan Scholz’s favorite part about finishing at 7-3 last season was that no one in the New Richmond Lions’ program was satisfied. Beginning his third season at the helm, Scholz produced a 6-4 record in 2007 before improving to 7-3 in 2008. But one more win wasn’t enough to pacify the hungry Lions and Scholz hopes for continued improvement this fall. “We are working hard every day and doing the things it takes to be a good football program,” Scholz said. “We are really looking to continue to improve each day.” A host of starters return for New Richmond including seniors Brandon Branson, Brian Gelter, Brian Mazzaro, Andrew Nealan,


Senior running back Andrew Nealan powers through a Bethel-Tate defender during the 2008 season.

Mike Skaggs and Joe Smith. Juniors G a r r e t t Myers, Trent Turner and Austin WarScholz den are also returning starters. Gelter anchors the offensive line as a center and is flanked by Branson at guard. Smith also plays on the offensive line. In the backfield, Nealan plays at fullback with Myers toting the ball as a tailback. Mazzaro is a receiver. “We are very excited about our offense,” Scholz said. “The offensive line is looking good. We have experience at fullback and depth at tailback.” Tyler Williams, a 2009 New Richmond graduate, was a two-year starter at quarterback for the Lions. Skaggs will likely step in at quarterback though a position battle is on-going, Scholz said. “It’s significant because reading and running the option can take a while to learn,” Scholz said of the impact of Williams’ graduation. Defensively, Branson is a third-year starting nose guard. Warden returns as an outside linebacker. Skaggs, Mazzaro and Myers return in the secondary. Kevin Hamilton will also play a key role as a cornerback. “Experience allows you to play faster. I think we are

Game days

Aug. 28 Deer Park Sept. 4 Mariemont Sept. 11 @ BethelTate Sept. 18 Williamsburg Sept. 25 @ Clermont Northeastern Oct. 2 @ Batavia Oct. 9 East Clinton Oct. 16 Goshen Oct. 23 Western Brown Oct. 30 @ Greenville All games at 7:30 p.m. a faster team than we were (last year) at some places on the field,” Scholz said. “Our experienced defense will really help.” Several new players will make an immediate impact defensively including junior linemen Trent Turner and Marty Mahaffey and linebackers Andy Case and Dan Scholz.


Outside linebacker Brandon Branson of New Richmond celebrates after recovering a fumble during the 2008 season.

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2 Zach Ritter JR PK 3 Tanner Wolfe FR QB/WR/S 4 Jacob Preston FR QB/WR/DB 5 Joey McCabe JR WR/S 6 Jacob Gundler SO WR/S 7 Derrick Dillow SO QB/DB 10Brian Mazzaro SR WR/DB 11Austin Warden JRQB/WR/OLB 12Garrett Myers JR QB/HB/S 13Tre Jelter JR WR/DB 14Mike Skaggs SR QB/WR/S 16Alex Chesney JR WR/OLB 17Alex Forsee JR WR/TE/OLB 18Nick Williams JR FB/OLB 18Milas Derkson JR WR/DB 20Andrew Neelan SR FB/DL 21Cole Bird FR QB/TE/ILB 22Jay Glueck SO FB/ILB 23Kevin Hamilton SR WR/DB 24Josh Spires SO FB/OLB

25Mike Maupin SR FB/HB/ILB 26Matt Forsee FR TB/WR/S 27Nick Hill SO TB/DB 28Kevin Reid FR FB/HB/ILB 31Jamee White FR FB/DL 32Donny Scholz SO TE/ILB 34Austin Akaggs SO WR/DS 35Robbie Lemar SO FB/DL 39Clay Loadman FRHB/WR/OLB 41Will Hayward SO FB/DL 42Tyler Parker JR OL/OLB 43Aaron Pollard FR WR/DB 49Coll Reese FR WR/DB 50Andy Case SR OL/ILB 51Chris Dean SR C/DL 52Brandon BransonSR OL/DL 53Matt Eldridge FR OL/DL 54JR Forsee FR OL/DL 55Cody Daller JR OL/OLB 56Marty Manaffey JR OL/DL 57 Luke Hoskins FR OL/DL

58Dakota Felts JR OL/ILB 60Kevin Scholz FR OL/OLB 82M. Gray HoustonFR OL/DL 83Isaac Stroud JR OL/DL 84Zach Gelter JR OL/DL 85Brandon Miller FR OL/DL 87 Jay Troy FR OL/OLB 88Trent Turner JR OL/DL 70 Joey Smith SR OL/DL 71 Jeff Snider SO OL/DL 73 Brian Gelter SR OL/DL 74 Alex Dye FR OL/DL 75 Clint Lytle SO OL/DL 76 Austin CampbellFR OL/ILB 77 Logan Wolfe SO OL/DL 80Shane CampbellJR TE/OLB 81Chad Nori FR TE 82Brandon Mues FR WR/OLB 85Alex Horn FR TE/FB/ILB Austin Eales SO DL Cal Meade JR TE/OLB


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August 19, 2009

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Amelia football adjusts to new coach By Mark Chalifoux

Getting everyone on the same page will be the first task for new Amelia High School head football coach Randy Hospelhorn. “The first thing was getting the coaches on board because everything was new to them and they had to learn it all and get it to the boys, so we’re taking

Stiles Hall baby steps and working our way to the goal,” he said. Hospelhorn said there’s so much to teach and not a lot of time to teach his sys-

On the team No. Name

Year Pos.

1 David Mayer SR 3 Tanner Owens JR 5 Chris Brock FR 10B.J. Wright SR 11Tyler Hale SO 12Aaron Robinson SO 16Ben Hamrick SR 20Zach Lane FR 21Tom Combs SO 22Scotty Weaver JR 23Cody Curless SR 24Dominic Garcia FR 25Cameron Wisby SO 26Jordan Greer SR 28Bryon Bolser SR 31Austin Brown FR 32Austin Davidson FR 33Brandon Hall SR 35Brandon Cafferky SR 36Tyler Hogue SR 38Jon McDonald JR 39Layton Griefenstine FR 40Adam Hays SO


41Matt Ellman JR DB 42Aaron Motley SR DL 43Araon Waldmann FR DB 44Kevin Hall JR LB 48Ricky Ennis SR LB 50Andrew Applegate SR OL 51Marc McDonald JR OL 52Joey Marrs FR OL 54Tyler Kearsey FR OL 57 Corry Crouch JR LB 58Austin Miller FR OL 62Jacob Ratliff SO OL 65Brandon Dollenmeyer FR OL 66Joel Beach SR OL 70 Brad Nagel FR OL 72 Jacob Martin SR OL 71 Zach McGlon SR OL 78 Tyler Stiles SR OL 80Michael Schibley SO DB 83Zac Hultz JR WR 84Andrew Sheets FR DL 88Tyler Watkins FR DL 90Evan Stuck SR DL

tem to the boys before the season starts. He said the Barons have been working extremeHospelhorn ly hard. “They are putting in a lot of time and their attitudes have improved. Everything is falling into place now, and I’m pretty excited about it,” he said. Amelia should be led by a strong offensive line to fuel the power-style offense. Andrew Applegate, Bruce Stiles, Marc McDonald, Jacob Martin, Zach McGlone, B.J. Wright and Joel Beach will anchor the line duties for Amelia. Junior Tanner Owens inherits the quarterbacking role for the Barons and Brandon Cafferky will be one of the running backs. The defense will be led by linebacker Brandon Hall. Ricky Ennis, Zac Hultz, Cody Burris and Aaron Motley will also be key players for the defense. Hospelhorn said the team has been coming together well and is very supportive.

Game days

Aug. 28 Batavia Sept. 4 @ Northwest Sept. 11 Milford Sept. 18 @ Glen Este Sept. 25 @ Anderson Oct. 2 @ Kings Oct. 9 Wilmington Oct. 16 Walnut Hills Oct. 23 @ Turpin Oct. 30 Little Miami All games at 7:30 p.m. “They encourage each other and the attitudes are really good,” he said. “That’s going to help make up for a lot of things.” Hospelhorn said any coaching switch can be hard, but the players are giving full effort and any mistakes they are making now are correctable. “Everyone is staying focused and working hard so we’ll get it together,” he said. The team has a tough FAVC schedule but Hospelhorn said Amelia is a team that will never give up. “Fans can expect a disciplined team that will play to the end no matter what,” he said. “We refuse to quit and refuse to give up and we’ll keep fighting until the end.”


Amelia quarterback/defensive back Tanner Owens will be one of the key contributors for the Barons in 2009.

Bulldogs to rely on strong line By Anthony Amorini

Batavia quarterback Mike Wiederhold drops back to pass during a recent practice.

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An experienced offensive line anchored by senior captain Jeff Elam has Batavia Bulldog head coach Ron Ogden thinking optimistically. Though Batavia finished at 2-8 in 2008, Ogden believes his team is capable of steam rolling past the .500 mark so long as the Bulldogs’ offense controls the line of scrimmage. Elam, a 215-pound tackle, is joined on the offensive line by fellow returning starters Dave Pelphrey, a 255-pound sophomore tackle, and junior center Eric Numrich. “We are going to be much improved over last year,” Ogden said. “If we could contend for a league title or the playoffs, that would be great. I think we have that kind of potential.” Ogden’s 2-8 season in 2008 was his second stint with Batavia. The Bulldogs won a league title and went to the playoffs in 2003 with Ogden at the helm and the coach is 12-18 overall at Batavia. The addition of senior John Foster, a 6-foot-3 tackle weighing in at 270 pounds, helps bolster the Bulldogs’ line on both offense and defense. Foster was a Batavia starter as a freshman and sophomore but didn’t play football as a junior. “He’s a player and he’ll help us right away,” Ogden said of Foster. “He was All League as a sophomore and as a freshman. He makes our offensive line that much stronger.”

Game days

Aug. 28 @ Amelia Sept. 4 @ Bethel-Tate Sept. 11 New Miami Sept. 18 Clermont Northeastern Sept. 25 @ West Carrollton Oct. 2 New Richmond Oct. 9 @ Goshen Oct. 16 Williamsburg Oct. 23 @ East Clinton Oct. 30 Blanchester All games at 7:30 p.m. Senior captain Mike Wiederhold returns to take the snaps for Batavia at quarterback. Junior fullback Jake Prindle and senior tailback Cody Geer also return on offense for Batavia. Defensively, Elam returns to the line with Prindle returning as a linebacker to lead the Bulldogs. Sophomores Aaron Wood (strong safety) and Nick Bonivida (defensive

end) are also returning starters. A s i d e from Foster, freshman Gabe Archer (safety/split Wiederhold end) and sophomore Marcus Griffin (offensive, defensive line) will be key new additions for B a t a v i a , Elam Ogden said. “ W e aren’t deep so we have to avoid injuries. It’s a young football team that is will- Ogden ing to work hard,” Ogden said. “I think a lot of people will look past us.”

On the team No. Name


1 Tyler Roberson JR 2 Brad Anstaett SR 3 Zainn Ison FR 4 Jacob Prindle JR 6 Aaron Wood SO 7 Jordan RichardsonJR 9 Jake Riley SO 10Casey Moore SO 12Mike Wiederhold SR 16Tyler Luginbuhl FR 20Mitch Boggs SR 24Jeremy Book JR 27Cody Geer SR 28Dillon Gilbert FR 31Ryan Gormley FR 32Gabe Archer FR 33Josh McGeorge SO 34Nick Eddelmon SR 39Nolan O’Brien SR 42Hunter Meadors FR 49Nick Bonavita SO 50Brad Beermen FR 52Marcus Griffin SO



53Branden Hesler FR OG/DT 54Tanner Bauer SO OG/DT 55Jeff Elam SR OG/DT 57 Brody Browning FR O/DT 58Nate Johnson FR OT/DT 59Dave Pelphrey SO OT/DT 62Mike Welch FR OG/DT 64Vince Welch JR OT/DT 65Jacob Parks FR OG/DT 67 Corey Allen FR OT/DT 68Ryan Stamper JR O/DT 70 Kevin Griffin SR O/DE 71 Tyler Hall JR OT/DT 74 Logan Hammock FR OT/DT 75 Jon Foster SR OT/DT 77 Eric Numrich JR OG/DE 79 Cody Hollen JR OT/DT 80Alex White FR TE/LB 81Jordan Rowland SR TE/DE 85Robert Oliver SR SE/DB 88Mike Appel SO SE/DB 89John Heckard SO TE/LB 92Justin Saylor SO SE/DE 95A.J. Uecher FR TE/DE 99Devin Mentzel FR OG/DE

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McNick eyes winning season By Mark Chalifoux

The McNicholas Rockets went 3-7 in 2008 but head coach Steve Klonne said he expects McNick to get back to winning ways in 2009. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have five starters returning on offense, w h i c h should make us a better team offensively and the senior Klonne class has done a nice job of filling spots on defense,â&#x20AC;? Klonne said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The team has a good attitude and they have some confidence.â&#x20AC;? The team will be led by junior quarterbacks/wide receivers Matt Staubach and Ryan Curran. Staubach threw for 814 yards and eight touchdowns in 2008. Ryan Haynes is one of the top returning running backs as Haynes put up 232 rushing yards in 2008, third-best on the team. Fullback/linebacker Pat Fitzgerald and tight end/linebacker Alex Hay are two more playmakers for McNick. The Rockets will run a wing-T offense with some option included and will play a 4-3 and a 4-4 defense. McNick has a tough schedule and will need to set a positive tone early.

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Game days Aug. 28 @ Indian Hill Sept. 4 @ Turpin Sept. 11 Loveland Sept. 18 ChaminadeJulienne Sept. 25 @ Archbishop Alter Oct. 2 @ Roger Bacon

Oct. 10 @ Purcell Marian â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 1 p.m. Oct. 16 Carroll Oct. 23 @ Bishop Fenwick Oct. 30 Badin All games at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


Matt Staubach, the starting quarterback for McNicholas, throws a few passes Thursday, Aug. 13, during practice with the Rockets. The Rockets have tough games against Indian Hill, Turpin and Loveland to start the season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we can do well for those three games it would set the tone for the rest of the season,â&#x20AC;? Klonne said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our schedule is really tough and most teams lose at least twice in league play so you try to take care of business somewhere else.

Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a tough schedule.â&#x20AC;? Klonne said the senior leadership is very important to the team, especially because every team has to deal with adversity at some point during the season. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whether someone gets hurt or you lose a few tough games, adversity strikes somewhere and how you react will determine what kind of season you will

have,â&#x20AC;? he said. With more experience returning and with some bigger bodies on the line, the Rockets should be an improved squad in 2009. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to play hard and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be a better football team just because of our leadership and our senior and junior classes are better,â&#x20AC;? he said.


Alex Hay, one of the Rocketsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; top linebackers, focuses in while reading the play during a McNick practice Thursday, Aug. 13.

On the team 34Peter Schmitt JR 35Justin Hollander SO 40Alex Hay SR 42Kyle Frankenfield JR 44Pat Fitzgerald JR 49Nick Schweickart JR 50Jack Dooling JR 51Daniel Whitford SO 52Jeff Miller SR 54Jesse Bramble SR 55Corey Mai SR 56Andrew Boppel SR 57 Cody McLaughlinSR 58Zach Bolling JR 59Laith David SR 60Chris Dorson-KingJR 61Luke Eveler SO 62Danny Cole SO 65Dustin Mai JR 66Michael StadermanJR 68Quinn Gordon SO 70 Tommy Merrill SR 72 Ed Allgeier SO 75 Jake Schleicher JR 77 B.D. Burton SO 78 Brad Kearney SR 79 Alex Gumbert JR 81Grant Pharo JR 90Pat Klatte JR



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August 19, 2009

Co-head coaches lead Wildcats By Anthony Amorini


Kyle Jeffers shows off his hands during an offensive drill for Williamsburg.

The Williamsburg Wildcatsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; program finds itself in the unique situation of having co-head coaches for the 2009 football season. Trevor Foster and Scott Lefker share duties as head coach with both performing full-time jobs in the private sector. In fact, none of the Wildcat coaches teach or work at

the school but that hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been a negative so far, Foster said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve both coached at Williamsburg in the past and our goal is to resurrect the program,â&#x20AC;? Foster said of his partnership with Lefker. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We want to restore the tradition and pride. â&#x20AC;&#x153;(Williamsburg was) always competitive in the past and we want to bring that mindset and toughness back to the program,â&#x20AC;? Fos-

ter added. Foster and Lefker are both Williamsburg alumni, graduating in 1992 and 1989, respectively. The pair were assistant coaches for the Wildcats in 2001 when Williamsburg last won a league title and qualified for the playoffs. The Wildcats last recorded a winning record in 2001 and finished at 2-8 in 2008. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Things are going great and we have a ton of Foster community support,â&#x20AC;? Foster said. Offensively, Williamsburg runs a variation of the pistol formation with senior Caleb Morgan taking the snaps at quarterback. Alongside Morgan, a number of skill players will lead the Wildcats including senior Marcus Varber (tailback/receiver), senior Kyle Proffitt (running back) and junior Cody Wiedeman (running back). Senior center Mike Ilg and junior tackle Billy Hick-


The leaders for the Williamsburg Wildcats, from left, are Caleb Morgan, Cody Wiedemann, Danny Smith, Robert McAfee, and Kyle Proffitt. Marcus Barber is not pictured. ey anchor the Wildcatsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; offensive line. Running a 4-4 defensive set, a number of the Wildcatsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; offensive standouts will also lead the defense. Ilg (middle linebacker), Proffitt (corner) and senior tackle Nick Padgett are key leaders for the defense, Foster said. Varber (safety), Morgan (outside linebacker), Hickey (end) and Wiedeman (out-





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Random Images, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. UC Clermont College Art Gallery, 4200 Clermont College Drive. Photographs by Ashley Clements, Steve Ferdelman, Dawn Martin, Maria Ines Ortiz, Olga Pustovoit and Rosemary Young. Free. Presented by UC Clermont College. Through Sept. 4. 732-5332. Batavia.


Zumba Fitness Class, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Clough United Methodist Church, 2010 Wolfangel Road. $5. Through Dec. 17. 379-4900. Anderson Township. Zumba Fitness, 7 p.m. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1950 Nagel Road. Combining music with dynamic exercise moves. Through Oct. 29. 218-3474. Anderson Township.


Promoting Speech and Language Development in Children, 5:45 p.m. Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple St. Clermont County Early Intervention provides parents of children ages up to 5 with tips for helping their children develop speech and language skills. Literature materials available. Registration required. Presented by Clermont County Public Library. 752-5580; Amelia.


Williamsburg Garden Club Mum Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Williamsburg Mum Sales, U.S. 32 and McKeever Road. $4 for eight-inch pot or three for $11. Larger 12-inch pots available for $12. Call ahead for large orders. Benefits beautification of Williamsburg Community. Presented by Williamsburg Garden Club. Through Sept. 11. 724-7824. Williamsburg, Ohio.


Health Screening, 9 a.m.-noon, Homan Chiropractic, 4380 Glen Este Withamsville Road. Blood pressure, height, weight, foot and spinal screenings. Walk-ins welcome. Free. Appointment recommended. Through Dec. 18. 753-6325. Eastgate.


Godspell, Jr. 7:30 p.m. Clermont Inn, 180 E. Main St. Includes three-course meal and performance of musical. $30. Reservations Required. Presented by Loveland Stage Company. Through Aug. 22. 732-2174. Batavia.


Moler Raceway Park Racing, 4:30 p.m.11:30 p.m. Moler Raceway Park, 2059 Harker Waits Road. $15, $5 ages 7-15, free ages 6 and under. Through Sept. 25. 937444-6215; Williamsburg. S A T U R D A Y, A U G . 2 2

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New Richmond Riverdays, 6 p.m. Cheap Trill Band, 6-8:30 p.m. Shane Daniels and Unabrideled, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. New Richmond Riverfront, Front Street and Susanna Way. Concessions, rides, games, gambling tent, crafts, food, beer and beverages, petting zoo, mini-tractor pull and more. Cardboard Boat Regatta, $25 multi-crew, $15, $5 late fee if postmarked after Aug. 10; Rumblin’ by the River, $20, $15 by July 23. Presented by Village of New Richmond. Through Aug. 23. 553-4146; New Richmond.


Newtown Farm Market, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Newtown Farm Market, 561-2004. Newtown. Wilfert Farms, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wilfert Farms, 3135 Lindale Mount Holly Road. Fresh-picked fruits and vegetables that are harvested several times each day and kept under refrigeration. Through Oct. 29. 7978344. Mount Holly. Batavia Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Batavia Township,, Main and Depot streets. Vegetables, fruits and eggs. Through Oct. 31. 876-2418. Batavia.




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New Richmond Riverdays, noon Cardboard Boat Regatta registration begins noon. Race begins 1 p.m. Freedom Band, 6-9 p.m. Midnight Special band, 9-10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.-midnight. Fireworks, 10 p.m. New Richmond Riverfront, Cardboard Boat Regatta, $25 multi-crew, $15, $5 late fee if postmarked after Aug. 10; Rumblin’ by the River, $20, $15 by July 23. 553-4146; New Richmond.


Williamsburg Garden Club Mum Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Williamsburg Mum Sales, 7247824. Williamsburg, Ohio.


Hawaiian Luau, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd. Celebrate Hawaii’s 50th Anniversary as a state. Games, Hula lessons, crafts and snacks. Family friendly. Registration required. Presented by Clermont County Public Library. 553-0570; New Richmond.


Godspell, Jr. 7:30 p.m. Clermont Inn, $30. Reservations Required. 732-2174. Batavia.


Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Greater Loveland Historical Society Museum, 201 Riverside Drive. Bonaventure House with exhibits, gift shop and library, 1797 Rich Log Cabin and 1879 Bishop-Coleman Gazebo. $3. Through Dec. 27. 683-5692; Loveland.

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Henry Ford Squares, 5:30 p.m. Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road. Western style square dance club for experienced dancers with round dance and line dancing. $5. Presented by Southwestern Ohio/Northern Kentucky Square Dancers Federation. Through Dec. 20. 929-2427. Union Township.


New Richmond Riverdays, noon Rumblin’ by the River Car Show registration, noon. Corn hole tournament registration, 1 p.m. No Name Band, 1 p.m. Corn Hole Tournament, 2 p.m. Rumblin’ by the River Car Show, 3-7 p.m. New Richmond Riverfront, Cardboard Boat Regatta, $25 multi-crew, $15, $5 late fee if postmarked after Aug. 10; Rumblin’ by the River, $20, $15 by July 23. 553-4146; New Richmond.


William Lytle Birthday Celebration, 2 p.m.5 p.m. Harmony Hill, 229 S. Third St. Weaving demonstrations. With Williamsburg Community Band. Museum and dairy house open. Free. 724-7824. Williamsburg. M O N D A Y, A U G . 2 4


Random Images, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. UC Clermont College Art Gallery, Free. 732-5332. Batavia.


Zumba Fitness Class, 6:30 p.m. Clough United Methodist Church, $5. 379-4900. Anderson Township.


Wetland Adventure Wet Playground, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Woodland Mound, $2 ages 212; vehicle permit required. 521-7275. Anderson Township.

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Random Images, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. UC Clermont College Art Gallery, Free. 732-5332. Batavia.


Suffragist Dinner, 5:15 p.m. Receptions Banquet and Conference Center-Eastgate, 4450 Eastgate Blvd. Theme: “Fighting for Our Rights.” Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award presentation. Nancy Arnold and Dr. Lynn Ashley, keynote speakers. $35, $25 active or retired military. Reservations Required. Presented by League of Women Voters Clermont County. 831-2997; Eastgate.


Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Shooters Sports Grill, 774-7007. Loveland.


Spinebenders Book Club, 5:30 p.m. “Madonnas of Leningrad” by Debra Dean. New Richmond Branch Library, 103 River Valley Blvd. Adults. Free. 732-2736. New Richmond.


Story Time, 11 a.m. Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple St. Stories, songs, and crafts. All ages. Registration required. Presented by Clermont County Public Library. Through Oct. 6. 7525580; Amelia.

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its own food service for guests, so they can spend their entire visit immersed in solitude if they wish, surrounded by tall trees, huge rocks, the castle‘s own hiking trails and plenty of peace and quiet. Or guests can drive the few miles to outside attractions & other dramatic scenery in the Hocking Hills. Ravenwood offers popular “murder mystery” weekends and also plans “medieval dinners”, getaway workshops, and other special events. Facilities are also perfect for small weddings and other festive occasions. The building has no steps into the 1st floor level - a “drawbridge” leads from the driveway to the massive front door and the first floor guest rms. Nearby are caves, waterfalls, lots of hiking trails, a scenic railway, arts & crafts studios & shop, antique malls and much more. There are often midweek discounts and a special “Royal Family” Adventure Package in the summer.

Visit and plan a getaway with Seashore Vacations. MARCO ISLAND The South Seas Condo , 2 Bdrm, 2 Ba with direct beach ac cess. Pool, tennis, fishing dock. Bring your boat or use ours (add’l cost). Avail Nov. thru April for $2500/mo. Local owner. 513-315-1700

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FT. MYERS. 2 BR, 2 BA condo in Parker Lakes. Fabulous pool & resort amenities. 10 min to Ft. Myers Beach, Sanibel & Captiva. Superb restau rants, shopping & golf nearby. Now accepting res ervations for Fall and Winter travel. Book Early! 859-750-7220

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SANIBEL ISLAND Quality, beachfront condos. Excellent service! Great rates! 1-888-451-7277

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Angela Cashner, 39, 121 Mcmurchy, passing bad checks, July 29.

Incidents/investigations Passing bad checks

Bad check issued to Tire Discounters; $447 at 81 W. Main St., July 28.


Personal checks taken at 3 Lori Lane,

Unauthorized use

1990 Honda not returned to owner at 22 Church St. No. 7, July 27.



John C. Burns, 20, 590 E. Main St., warrant, July 28. Juvenile, 14, aggravated menacing, domestic violence, July 28.

Bruce Mattingly, 34, 2305 Laurel Nicholsville, disorderly conduct, July 26.

Ellen Dale, 75, of Amelia died Aug. 11. Survived by son, John (Barbara) Chidester; daughters, Debbie Hensley, Beverly Wilson and Joyce (Mike) Hoefker. Preceded in death by son, Robert Chidester; and brother, Daniel Dale. Services were Aug. 13 at Spring Grove Cemetery.

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Shirley F. Goodwin, 69, of Williamsburg died Aug. 8. Survived by husband, Raymond Goodwin; daughter, Kathy Sue (Pete) Degenstein of Wyoming; grandchildren, Marianne Degenstein of Wyoming and Jeremy Wayne Degenstein of Wyoming; greatgrandchildren, Caden Degenstein of Wyoming and Caylee Degenstein of Wyoming; sister, Bonnie Edwards of Mooresville, Ind.; and brother, James Daugherty of Camby, Ind. Preceded in death by parents, Leonard and Juanita (nee Voiles) Daugherty; sister, Barbara Daugherty; and brothers, Floyd Daugherty, Ray Daugherty, Carrol Daugherty and Clyde Daugherty. Services were Aug. 12 at Cedars


Pike, warrant, July 28. Jacob W. Gill, 23, 1421 Old Ohio 74, warrant, July 28. Joseph Parrish, 39, 3416 Jenny Lind, warrant, July 28. Juvenile, 16, theft, July 29. Michael G. Knudsen, 31, 53 Deer Creek, theft, July 29. Virginia A. Reynolds, 23, 14 Stonegate, theft, July 29.

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of Wyoming and Jeremy Wayne Degenstein of Wyoming; greatgrandchildren, Caden Degenstein of Wyoming and Caylee Degenstein of Wyoming; and brother, Chester T. Abbott of Cincinnati. Preceded in death by wife, Shirley F. Goodwin; parents, Raymond Brickwoody and Audrey Polk; sister, Naomi Cotton; and brothers, Edwin Hauk and Leon Goodwin. Services were Aug. 12 at Cedars of Lebanon Chapel, Memorial Mausoleum, Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. Memorials to: Mountain Mission School, 1760 Edgewater Drive, Grundy, VA 24614.


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point in lot of Batavia Elementary, July 27.

Laptop taken; $1,000 at 110 N. 5th St., July 26.

Carey L. Storer, 34, 115 St. Lewis St., warrant, July 21. Shawn Waters, 30, 245 Spring St., domestic violence, July 25.



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William A. Kroeger Jr., 35, of Mount Carmel died Aug. 7. Survived by child, Bobbie Jo “BJ” Stephens; father, William A. Kroeger Sr.; mother, Deborah A. Policastro; brother, Christopher J. Kroeger; and sister, Gina M. (Herk) James. Services were Aug. 12 at Annunciation Church. Memorials to: Charity of donor’s choice.

John D. Leen

John D. Leen, 80, of Withamsville died Aug. 8. Survived by daughters, Cheryl Koch, Denise Westerman, Yvette Wanstrath and Michelle Wallace; brother, Robert C. Leen; sister, Margaret E. Tingley; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by wife, Dorothy E. Leen; son, John A. Leen; father, John R. Leen; and mother, Margaret Smith. Services were Aug. 13 at St. Veronica Church. Memorials to: Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 452633597.

Clyde Wayne Raines

Clyde Wayne Raines, 64, of Goshen died Aug. 12. Survived by wife of 41 years, Charlotte Alfrey Raines; brother, Donnie Joe (Diane) Raines Sr. of Loveland; sister, Sue Thomas of New Richmond; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Ruby Poore Raines; and brother and sisRaines ter-in-law, Bob and Gwen Raines. Services were Aug. 17 at the Ginter Cemetery in Menifee County, Ky.



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Police reports From B6 Christopher E. Wilson, Emmons Street, theft, July 29. Charles W. Martin, 39, 1381 Ohio Pike No. 12, domestic violence, July 30. Robert L. Corwin, 51, 360 St. Andrews No. E, disorderly conduct, July 30. Chad Roberts, 37, 356 St. Andrews No. C, disorderly conduct, July 30. David S. Wyatt, 43, 1258 Elmridge Drive, disorderly conduct, Aug. 1. Elex Z. Johnson, 30, open container, Aug. 2.

UNION TOWNSHIP Arrests/citations

Justin M. Watts, 22, 475 Piccadilly, criminal trespass, July 28. Linda Jordan, 40, 4455 Mt. Carmel Tobasco, warrant service, July 29. Irvin Jordan, 51, 4455 Mt. Carmel Tobasco, warrant service, July 29.

Shayne M. Hacker, 19, 505 Alvina, warrant service, July 29. Kenneth R. Fultz II, 33, 810 Clough, warrant, July 29. Margarita Reyes, 25, 562 Rancho Lane, warrant service, July 29. Kenneth R. Lahm, 45, 4411 Kitty Lane, domestic violence, July 26. Matthew S. Horworth, 25, 10 Robbie Ridge No. 1, drug possession, dangerous drugs, disorderly conduct, July 26. Joseph D. Holtke, 21, 557 Williamsburg Lane, warrant service, July 26. Craig T. Rering, 20, 592 Sonny Lane, warrant service, July 26. Anna M. Foley, 19, 1015 Cobra Road, warrant service, July 26. David A. Couch, 28, 4546 Beverly, drug abuse, July 26. Jeremy A. Thompson, 31, 2919 S. Bantam, warrant service, July 26. Teri M. Ping, 30, 1011 Winding Woods Lane, corrupting another with drugs, tampering with evi-

dence, drug possession, July 27. Lindsey Everhart, 18, 655 Nordyke, criminal mischief, July 27. Juvenile, 17, criminal mischief, July 27. Jason J. Toras, 31, 532 Old Ohio 74, warrant, July 27. Leisha L. Gutzeit, 31, 753 Clough, warrant, July 27. Israel Lopez, 26, 822 Madison Ave., no drivers license, July 27. Jessie C. Terry, 38, 414 Mt. Carmel Tobasco, driving under suspension, July 26. Rachel N. Silvia, 33, 154 2nd St., theft, criminal trespass, July 27. W. Vincent Egbers, 28, 1073 Crisfield, domestic violence, July 28. Ryan K. Byrd, 25, 4 Pinebridge, warrant service, July 28. Mike H. Rolllins, 43, 4505 Bells Lake, warrant service, July 28. Shayne M. Hacker, 19, 505 Alvina Lane, theft, Aug. 3. Victoria H. Unthank, 24, 4298 Brisco Court, disorderly conduct, Aug. 2.

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Jessica L. Gilmore, 19, 4299 Brisco Court, disorderly conduct, Aug. 2. Chelsey A. Stanelle, 19, 4700 Beechwood, warrant, Aug. 3. Tamara S. Shafer, no age given, 4054 Gleneste Withamsville, warrant service, Aug. 3. Juvenile, 15, domestic violence, Aug. 3. Juvenile, 13, theft, Aug. 1. Anthony R. Gaddis, 34, 474 Old Ohio 74 $508, aggravated menacing, using weapon while intoxicated, Aug. 1. Vickey L. Volner, 39, theft, Aug. 1. Taryn K. Fulton, 30, 1195 Lincoln, driving under suspension, drug possession, July 31. Evelyn D. Berling, 36, driving under suspension, falsification, Aug. 2. Jarrod L. Brewster, 40, 4216 Forsythia, warrant service, July 30. Wendy Neulist, 24, 4396 Elick Lane, warrant service, July 29. Amanda L. Walls, 24, 615 Trenton, theft, July 30.

Dewey R. Lawson, 34, 2006 Erion, drug trafficking, July 30. Kevin D. Weyer, 23, 578 Virginia, open container, Aug. 2. Nicholas E. Martin, 25, 728 Ohio Pike No. 12, driving under suspension, domestic violence, Aug. 1. Tracy P. Muchmore, 45, 724 Fox Creek, operating vehicle under influence, July 30. Geramie L. Lilly, 29, 1868 Crest, driving under suspension, July 31. Keith Scott, 23, Country Lake, warrant service, Aug. 1. Tonya A. Criscillis, 35, 273 Sherwood, theft, July 31. Melinda Nelson, 33, 2365 Franklin Laurel, warrant service, July 31. James R. Neal, 25, 126 Southern Trace, assault, Aug. 2. Mariah N. Deyoung, 18, 4227 Allendorf No. 12, theft, July 29. William E. Steele, 29, disorderly conduct, July 31. Corey J. Worthington, 37, 578 Beech

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Court, open container, July 31. Ronald E. Pattison Jr., 21, Mount Road, drug possession, Aug. 1. Robert D. Kinsler, 28, theft, Aug. 1. Marcus A. Stineman, 25, 4424 Glendale, obstructing official business, Aug. 2. Tiffany R. Cox, 19, 844 Youngs Lane, drug abuse instrument, Aug. 1. Brandon Wigginton, 18, 824 Clough Pike, no drivers license, Aug. 1. Mallory M. Herdeman, 19, 4107 Locust Ridge, underage consumption, Aug. 2. Juvenile, 17, underage consumption, Aug. 2. Carrie C. Sample, 32, 2307 Ohio Ave., operating vehicle under influence, July 31. Charles Cecil, 49, 8074 Tri-County Hwy., no drivers license, July 31. Nicole M. Brothers, 24, 3063

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Services 8:00 am, 9:15 am & 11:00am Steve Lovellette, Senior Pastor Nursery proivided at all services

Take I-275 to exit 57 toward Milford, Right on McClelland, Right on Price, church soon on Right

FRIENDSHIP Lutheran Church (ELCA)

Growing our Faith, Family & Friends Sunday Worship 10:00AM (Child Care Available) Sunday School (Ages 3-12) 9:30AM



CORNERSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH Bible Based Teaching Christ-Centered Worship Family Style Fellowship Sunday School 9:45 am Worship 11:00am & 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study 7:00 pm 2249 Old State Road 32, Batavia


Pastor: Tom Bevers

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MT REPOSE 6088 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike Ken Slaughter, Pastor Sunday School 9:45am - Worship 11am (nursery provided) Sunday Evening Service 6pm-Youth 6pm 513-575-1121


2831 State Route 222 Mark Pence, Pastor 513-313-2401 Sunday School....9:30AM Sunday Worship....10:45AM Childrens Church & Nursery Avail Wednesday Prayer Service & Youth Meeting....7:00PM Nursery & Children’s Activities


770 South Riverside, Batavia OH 45103 Raymond D. Jones, Pastor 732-2739

Sunday School 10am; Morning Worship 11am; Sunday Evening Service 6pm; Wednesday Eve. Prayer Service & Bible Study, 7:00pm

Reaching the Heart of Clermont County

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GOSHEN 1828 Woodville Pike • 625-5512 Pastor Junior V. Pitman Sunday Morning Worship – 10:00am Prayer Time – 5:30pm Sunday Evening – 6:00pm WED. Prayer & Bible Study – 7:00pm Nursery provided for all services


212 Prather Rd. Felicity, OH Pastor: Chad Blevins 876-2565 Sunday School 9:45am 10:45am Sunday Worship Sunday Eve. Childrens Mission 6:00pm Sunday Eve. Adult Discipleship 6:00pm 7:00pm Sunday Eve. Worship Wed. Eve. Adult Bible Study 7:00pm


3052 ST. RT. 132 AMELIA, OH 45102 Pastor John Davis 797-4189

Sunday School..........................9:30am Sunday Morning Worship........10:30am Sunday Evening Worship..........6:30pm Wednesday Prayer Service........7:00pm Wednesday Youth Group...........7:00pm

1300 White Oak Road Amelia, Ohio 513-752-5265

CHURCH OF CHRIST Bethel Church of Christ

Traditional Worship 8:30am Contemporary Worship 11am Sunday School 9:45am 125 E Plane St Bethel OH 734.2232

GLEN ESTE CHURCH OF CHRIST 937 Old State Route 74 (Behind Meijer) 513-753-8223

Sunday Worship: 8:30 & 10:30am Bible Study: 9:30am & 6:00pm Youth Groups: 6:00pm

Real People...In a Real Church... Worshipping a Real God! 1675 Hillstation Road, Goshen, Ohio 45122 722-1699 Pastor Tim McGlone Service Schedule Sunday School 10:00am Sunday Worship 10:45am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00pm Wednesday Youth Service 7:00pm Saturday Service 7:00pm

UNITED METHODIST We’re trying a New Blend

Amelia United Methodist Church “To Become and Make Disciples Of Christ”

Contemporary and Traditional live Worship Music and Multimedia

Located at 19 East Main Street

HOUSE OF RESTORATION WORSHIP CENTER 1487 SR 131, Milford, OH 575-2011 Rev. Jeff Wolf

Sunday School Class 9:30 a.m.

Schedule of Services: Sunday School 9:00-9:45am; Sunday Morrning Celebration 10:00am - Nursery provided; Childrens Ministry 10:00; Sunday Evening Operation Great Commission 6:00pm; Wed - Bible Study 7:00pm; Wed. - Youth Group 7:00pm.


100 Miami Ave, Terrace Park,OH 831-2052 Saturday: 5:00pm Holy Eucharist Sunday 7:45am Holy Eucharist* 8:34am Summer Breakfast 10:00am Holy Eucharist* 11:00am Fellowship & Refreshments *Child care available

The Church of the Good Samaritan 25 Amelia-Olive Branch Rd Sunday 9:30am...Adult Christian Formation 10:30am...Holy Eucharist Handicapped Accessible Phone: 513-753-4115 THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SAMARITAN


Sunday 10:30am ... Holy Eucharist

101 South Lebanon Rd. 683-4244 Loveland, OH 45140 Lead Pastor Jonathan Eilert Pastor Grant Eckhart 5:00pm Saturday Service Sunday Services 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00am Sunday School 9:30am


25 Amelia Olive Branch Rd.

1479 Locust Lake Rd Amelia, Oh 45102 753-5566 Rev. Bill Stockelman, Pastor Weekly Masses, Saturday 5:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM



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EMMANUEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Sunday School 9:00am Worship 10:30am

Trinity United Methodist

Children’s Worship and Childcare 10:30am Corner of Old SR 74 and Amelia-Olive Branch Rd 732-1400


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RIVER OF LIFE Assembly of God 1793 U.S. 52, Moscow, Ohio 45153 Pastor: Ralph Ollendick Sun. Contemporary Service SS -9:45am, Worship 11:00am Wed.- Informal Biblestudy 7-8pm

Sunday School 9:30am Morning Worship 10:45am Wednesday Night Worship & Prayer Service 7:00pm Nursery provided for all services/ Youth & Children’s Programs


5910 Price Road, Milford 831-3770

Real Life Assembly of God 2300 Old SR. 32, Batavia, OH 45103 513-735-4228 Sundays Adult Service 10:30am Super Church 10:30am Royal Rangers 6:00pm Wednesday Bible Study, Youth Group & Kids Club 7:00pm Tuesday & Thursday Joe’s Place Teen Center 1:00-4:00pm Real People, Real Issues, Real Life


Handicap Accessible 513-753-4115 Ask us for information about Angel Food Ministries

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6635 Loveland-Miamiville Rd. (across from Oasis Golf Course) Ph. 513-677-9866 Contemporary Services: Saturdays 5pm & Sundays 9:00am Traditional Service: Sunday - 10:30 am

Faith United Methodist Church 180 North Fifth Street, Batavia, Ohio David W. Phaneuf - Minister 732-2027 Sunday School 9:15am; Worship 10:30am Nursery Provided United Methodist Youth, Men & Women Organizations Handicap Accessibility


176th Year in Felicity Walnut & West St. Felicity Rev. Jane Beattie, Pastor 876-2147 Contemporary Worship............9:00am Sunday School.......................10:00am Traditional Worship................10:45am Nursery provided for all Sunday morning services

“Room for the Whole Family” GOSHEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 6710 Goshen Rd, Goshen Across from Goshen High School 513-722-2541 Sunday School 9:30am Worship 10:30am Blended Worship Traditional and Contemporary Youth Fellowship 6:00pm Nursery Available

(St. Rt. 125 & Church St.) Amelia, Ohio


Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m.

Children’s & Junior Church During Service Infant / Toddler Nursery Available

AUMY! Youth Group grades 6 to 12 Sunday evenings 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Come Join Us…. Marc Quinter, Pastor

B elfast U n ited M eth o d ist C h u rch 2297 St. Rt. 131 Goshen, Ohio Rev. Ronald Slater, Pastor 724-2715 Sunday W orship 9:15am Sunday School 10:30am Nursery, Junior Church

BETHEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 402 W. Plane St. Bethel, Ohio 513-734-7201 Sunday Worship 8:00 & 10:45am Contemporary Worship 9:30am Sunday School For All Ages: 9:30 & 10:45am Nursery Care for Age 3 & under Full Program for Children, Youth, Music, Small Groups & more Handicapped Accessible

MT MORIAH UNITED METHODIST 681 Mt. Moriah Dr, Withamsville

513-752-1333 Worship: 9:00am & 10:30am Sundays We Love Children:

Sunday Worship: 10:30am with Childrens Church & Nursery Thursday “Unplugged” Service 7:00pm 6/11-8/20, with Nursery

Traditional Worship.......8:15am & 11:00am Contemporary Worship..................9:30am Sunday School...............................9:30am Nursery Available 5767 Pleasant Hill Rd (next to Milford Jr. High) 513-831-0262

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United Methodist Church

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Sunday Morning Schedule: 9AM - Worship: Traditional 10AM - Classes & Groups 11AM - Worship: Contemporary Nursery care provided

330 Gay Street, Williamsburg, OH 45176

One block north of Main Street at 3rd 513-724-6305 Pastor: Rev. Duane A. Kemerley Youth Director- JD Young


Church of the Nazarene Rev. Scott Wade, Senior Pastor Rev. Dale Noel, Chaplain & Care Pastor Mark Owen, Director of Music and Worship Mitch Scott, Director of Youth SUNDAY: Sunday School (All Ages)....................... 9:30am Celebration of Worship.........................10:30am Children’s Worship. (1st-6th Grades).................. ...........10:30am Bible Study............................................6:00pm Youth Worship........................................6:00pm Special Music each week Nursery Care Provided Handicapped Accessible MONDAY: Ladies’ Prayer Group.................10:30am WEDNESDAY: Adults Prayer Meeting............................7:00pm Youth Small Group - ages 12-18............7:00pm Small Groups meet in various locations and at different times throughout the week. S.Charity & E. Water Sts. Bethel, Ohio 45106 513-734-4204 Office: M-F 8:00am - 2:00pm E-mail:


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Men and Women’s groups, Active Seniors “Vagabonds” that gather and travel Pastor: Randy Lowe

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Owensville United Methodist Church

Located at 2580 US Hwy 50 (next to the library) or (1mile east of Owensville on 50)

Sundayy Worshipp Service......8:30am,, 10:30am Sunday School.......................9:30am w/nursery & children’s church A special prayer and healing service on the 1st Sunday evening of each month at 7:00pm

Pastor Mike Smith



A Loving Church in Jesus Name

Sunday School........................................10:00AM Sunday Morning Worship........................10:45AM Thurs Prayer & Bible Study......................7:00PM Nursery Provided for Sunday Morning Worship 6208 Guinea Pike, Milford, Ohio 45150

Pastor: Melvin Moore Church: 513-575-5450

SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES Morning Worship 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Evening Worship 6 p.m. High Voltage Youth 6 p.m.


4359 E. Bauman Lane | Batavia, OH 45103 Pastor, Troy P. Ervin

Ark of Learning Preschool and Child Care, Youth G roup (7-12 grades)

PASTORS: Bill Bowdle -Sr. Pastor Steve Fultz - Assoc. Pastor; Dustin Nimmo - Youth Pastor Janet Bowdle - Children’s Pastor

2010 Wolfangel Rd., Anderson Twp. 513-231-4301

“Encircling People with God’s Love”


Sunday Morning 10:00AM

Contemporary Worship Practical Message Classes for Children & Teens Nursery Care Sunday 6:00PM Avalanche Youth Service Wednesday 7:00PM Bible Study (adults) / Avalanche Youth We have many other groups that meet on a regular basis 4050 Tollgate Rd, Williamsburg, OH 513-724-3341 Mark Otten, Pastor

A New Life - A New Prospective A New Song

Pastor: Michael Fite info: 753-3159 Meeting at WT Elementary 1/2 mile east of I-275 on SR 125

Sunday Worship. 10:00am

THE SALVATION ARMY Worship & Service Center 87 N. Market Street Batavia, OH 45103

513-732-6241 - Sunday School 10:00am- Worship 11:00am Captain Aaron A. Boone, Sr. Captain Amber S. Boone Commanding Officers/Ministers

Looking for a Church That Loves Kids? Looking for Acceptance & Mercy?

vineyard eastgate community church Located @ 1005 Old S.R. 74 (@ Tealtown Rd. in Eastgate)

Sunday Services 8:30, 10:00 & 11:30 AM


PRESBYTERIAN (USA) LOVELAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH A Loving, Praying, Caring Church Join us for Sunday Services Worship Service........................10:00am Church School............................11:15am CONNECT Youth Service.............6-8pm Fellowship/Coffee Hour after Worship Nursery Provided/Youth Group Activities 360 Robin Ave. (off Oak St.), Loveland OH



Amelia/Withamsville - 3mi. East of I-275 1177 West Ohio Pike (SR125)-Phone 752-2525 Sunday School 9:30am Worship 10:30am

Rev. James R. Steiner, Interim Pastor Nursery care provided

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 199 Gay Street Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 Phone: 513-724-7985 Sunday School: 9:30A.M. Worship:10:30A.M.(SupervisedNursery) PRESCHOOL: Tues, Weds, Thurs

638 Batavia Pike Corner of Old St.Rt. 74 & Summerside Rd Phone: 513-528-3052 Pastor: Rev. Blossom Matthews Sunday Morning Worship: 8:30 & 10:40 Nursery Care Available Sunday School for all ages: 9:30 Web: E-mail:


949 SR Bus. 28, Milford 831-3218 Eric George, Pastor Rob Meyer, Youth Leader Kent Underwood, Minister of Worship & Music

Sunday School 9:30am Worship/Children’s Church 10:30am Sunday Equipping Hour 6:00pm Adult Bible Study/Youth/Kids Club 7:00pm WED ”A friendly Church for the Whole Family”


Community Journal

On the record

August 19, 2009


Clemons Lane, operating vehicle under influence, Aug. 1. Ronald S. Hicks, 34, 236 Halidon Hills, operating vehicle under influence, Aug. 2. Micah J. Woody, 27, 221 E. Main St., drug possession, July 31. Antinio Brumfield, 33, 2785 Baker, drug trafficking, drug possession, July 28. Boseda H. Cockrell, 34, 1757 Gilsey, drug trafficking, drug possession, July 28. Tiffany L. Pieper, 21, 4700 Beechwood, warrant, July 29. Juvenile, 16, criminal damage, July 30. Juvenile, 17, criminal damage, July 30. Mark N. Parker, 44, 8510 Hassler, theft, July 28. Wiley B. Sawyer III, 31, 3887 Bennett, driving under suspension, Aug. 4. Katie A. Flowers, 27, 1507 Sutton, no drivers license, Aug. 4. Gina S. Sloan, 42, 1037 Old Ohio 74, obstructing justice, Aug. 3. Frank A. Chapman, 36, 6075 Deerfield, obstructing official business, unauthorized use of vehicle, Aug. 3. Joyce A. Pence, 51, 35 Carol Lane, theft, drug possession, Aug. 4. Priscilla D. Dixon, 44, 5900 Tri-County Hwy., theft, drug possession, Aug. 4. Michelle A. Bullock, 43, 3811 Rohling Oaks, disturbing the peace, Aug. 4. Rod Goldberg, 52, 841 Faybanks, menacing, Aug. 4. Traci K. Clepper, 21, 286 Johnathan Court, drug abuse, driving under suspension, Aug. 5.

Incidents/investigations Aggravated menacing

at traffic stop at 1200 block of Ohio Pike, July 27.

Female was assaulted at 1751 E. Ohio Pike No. 154, July 28. Female was assaulted at 4443 Fayard, July 31.


Male was threatened at 3400 block of Jenny Lind, July 28.

Misuse of credit card

Breaking and entering

Female stated card used with no authorization at 2320 Ohio 23, Aug. 1. Female stated card used with no authorization at 1174 Muirwood, July 31. Male stated ID used with no authorization at 3973 Piccadilly, July 23.

Barrels of scrap metal taken; $1,045 at 3685 Lewis Road, July 27. Entry made into Mechanics Plus at Old Ohio 74, Aug. 3. Entry made into residence at 539 Old Ohio 74, Aug. 3. Scrap copper taken; $600 at 897 Ohio Pike, July 30.

Passing bad checks


Bad check issued to Amora Pizza; $54.27 at Ohio 125, Aug. 2.

Laptop computer, CD player, etc. taken at 4593 Summerside, Aug. 4.


Child endangerment

Oil, etc. taken from Murphy’s Station; $12 at 1815 Ohio 125, July 26. A metal dolly was taken at 1751 Ohio 125 No. B, July 30. Cash and money orders taken; $3,200 at 3355 Ohio 132 No. 4, July 31. DVD taken from Wal-Mart; $20 at 1815 E. Ohio Pike, July 29. Merchandise taken from Wal-Mart; $66 at 1815 E. Ohio Pike, July 29. Tape measure, etc. taken from WalMart at 1815 E. Ohio Pike, July 29. Purse taken from vehicle at 1783 Ohio Pike, July 29. Male was issued a bad check; $600 at Winners Circle, July 31. Camera taken; $350 at 63 Apple Lane, July 27. Clothing taken from Kohl’s; $112 at Eastgate Blvd., July 29. Three-hundred ten computer screens taken from E-Parts-Barn; $42,000 at Old Ohio 74, July 29. CD taken from Meijer; $14 at Eastgate Blvd., July 26. iPod, camera etc. taken; $790 at 4007 Brandy Chase, July 13.

At 503 Piccadilly, July 24.

Criminal damage

Window broken in residence at 980 Glendale, July 28. Eggs and fruit thrown at residence at 839 Carol Drive, July 23. Two tires cut on vehicle at 893 Sycamore Blvd., July 27. Door lock damaged on vehicle at 526 Old Ohio 74, Aug. 3. Eggs thrown at vehicle at 4591 Roxbury Drive, Aug. 3. Glass door damaged at 450 Napa Court, Aug. 2. Window broken in vehicle at 4593 Roxbury, July 30.

Criminal trespass

Trespassing on property at 4907 Klatte Road, Aug. 3.

Disorderly conduct

Reported at 363 St. Andrews Drive, July 30.

Domestic violence

At Ohio Pike, July 30. At Ohio Pike, July 28. At Aspen Glen, Aug. 3.

Drug possession, paraphernalia

Male was threatened at 1037 Old Ohio 74, Aug. 4.

K-9 unit found substances in vehicle

IN THE COURTS Sue Cummins vs. Thomas M. Broderick, et al., professional tort Total Quality Logistics vs. Midnight Logistics LLC, professional tort Aileen Culp vs. Jerry Wear, et al., other tort Frank Thompson vs. David K. Underwood, et al., other tort Donald J. McHaffie and June McHaffie vs. Progressive Specialty Insurance Company, other tort Great American Insurance Co. vs. Universal Am. Can. LTD and Arthur McLauglin, other tort Sheri Madden vs. Kroger Company, other tort Tabitha Bowling vs. Margaret M. Stites, other tort Patricia M. Arthon vs. Marsha P. Ryan and Clermont County Educational Service Center, worker’s compensation James D. Reed vs. Milacron Inc. and Marsha Ryan Administrator, worker’s compensation Citimortgage Inc. vs. Dawn L. Davis, et al., foreclosure Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Rob A. Morris, et al., foreclosure Fifth Third Mortgage Company vs. Joe T. Morris, et al., foreclosure Fifth Third Mortgage Company vs. William L. Sizemore Jr. and Clermont County Treasurer, foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Beverly A. Philebaum and Jerry W. Johnson, foreclosure Kondaur Capital Corporation vs. Hoang Nguyen, et al., foreclosure HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. vs. Daryl R. Monette, et al., foreclosure Midfirst Bank vs. Richard J. Kaup, et al., foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank NA as trustee vs. Christopher S. Witt, et al., foreclosure Fifth Third Mortgage Company vs. Christopher M. Thompson, et al., foreclosure United States of America vs. Mark A. Giar, et al., foreclosure Aurora Loan Services LLC vs. Charles E. Farmer, et al., foreclosure Fifth Third Mortgage Company vs. Petery J. Kien and Kathleen J. Kien, foreclosure Bank of America NA vs. Alfred W. Altrock and Robin L. Altrock, foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. John K. Williamson and Maria Williamson, foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. Joni Laughlin, et al., foreclosure United States of America vs. Melinda S. Muncie, et al., foreclosure Harbour Towne Yacht Club Condominium Unit Owners vs. Stephen F. Shields, et al., foreclosure BAC Home Loans Servicing LP vs. Gregory M. Busam, et al., foreclosure Fifth Third Bank vs. Windsor Lake LLC and Clermont Country Treasurer, foreclosure Fifth Third Bank Mortgage Company vs. Donald R. Albrecht, et al., foreclosure LaSalle Bank NA vs. Barbara Howard, et al., foreclosure U.S. Bank NA vs. William Wolf III, et al., foreclosure Huntington National Bank vs. Greg Handleton, et al., foreclosure Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. James R. Branham, et al., foreclosure BAC Home Loans Servicing LP vs.

Wholesale Lender, foreclosure Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Robert A. Dollenmeyer II, et al., foreclosure Morequity Inc. vs. C. Wayne Mullenix, et al., foreclosure Secretary of Veterans Affairs vs. Joshua C. Zender, et al., foreclosure Education Resources Institute Inc. vs. Bridgette Budzicki and Steve Budzicki, other civil USA Productions LLC vs. Medical Mutual of Ohio, other civil Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC vs. John G. Praschak, other civil Education Resources Institute Inc. vs. Bridgette Budzicki and Tim O’Neill, other civil State of Ohio vs. Stephen C. Kiley, other civil Discover Bank vs. Karen Webber, other civil



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Charles C. Schafer, et al., foreclosure The Bank of New York Mellon vs. Emanuel Lefkowitz, et al., foreclosure HSBC Mortgage Services Inc. vs. Melissa A. Dunnohew, et al., foreclosure U.S. Bank NA vs. Brenda L. Reed, et al., foreclosure Colonial National Mortgage vs. Dusten W. Walters, et al., foreclosure Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Betsy Turner and Chase Home Finance LLC, foreclosure Citimortgage Inc. vs. Robert W. Judd, et al., foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank NA vs. John J. Madden and Glenna R. Madden, foreclosure Fifth Third Bank vs. Michael R. Waits, et al., foreclosure BAC Home Loans Servicing LP vs. George Westlund and Susan Westlund, foreclosure U.S. Bank NA vs. Daniel Stanton Sr., et al., foreclosure Citimortgage Inc. vs. Kent D. Nish, et al., foreclosure Citimortgage Inc. vs. William Catron, et al., foreclosure U.S. Bank NA vs. Ehren G. Bealer, et al., foreclosure General Electric Credit Union vs. Stanley Prather, et al., foreclosure OneWest Bank FSB vs. Lora A. Bostic and Curtis L. Bostic, foreclosure BAC Home Loan Servicing LP vs. Rebecca J. Napier and America’s

WINNIE-THE-POOH Children’s Center

NOW ENROLLING FOR FALL Infants & Kindergarten 3962 Britton Blvd.

(at Beechmont Ave. 1/2 Mile East of I-275 Behind Walgreen’s)


Expires 8/25/09


The following cases have been filed with Clermont County clerk of courts.

GPS, CDs, etc. taken from vehicles at 567 Virginia Lane, July 26. Merchandise taken from Wal-Mart; $23 at Eastgate Blvd., July 26. Bike taken at 4200 Mt. Carmel Tobasco, July 26. Credit cards taken from purse at 1229 Woodchase Trail, July 24. Bras taken from Victoria Secret; $1,096 at Eastgate Blvd., July 26. Money taken from Big Mike’s; $60 at Marion Way, July 28. Jewelry taken from safe; $8,600 at 4421 Springfield, July 29. Purse taken from vehicle at 893 Sycamore, July 29. DVD player, etc. taken from vehicle at 3983 Williams Drive, July 28. Food stamp card used with no authorization at 640 Daniel Court, July 15. Stereo taken from vehicle at 483 Ohio Pike, July 25. CDs taken at 484 Old Ohio 74, July 28. Merchandise taken from Wal-Mart; $120 at Eastgate Blvd., July 22. A ladder was taken; $700 at 4824 Weiner Lane, Aug. 3.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION The Union Township Board of Trustees will hold a public auction of surplus vehicles, machinery, tools and equipment pursuant to Section 505.10 of the Ohio Revised Code; and confiscated, seized and unclaimed property pursuant to Section 2933.41 of the Ohio Revised Code. The auction will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at the Union Township Service Department located at 4312 Glen EsteWithamsville Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245. Inspection of items to be auctioned will begin at 9:00AM with the auction starting at 10:00AM. All items sold will be "as is" with no refunds. Method of payment accepted will be personal checks from local banks, certified checks, cash or money orders. Payment must be made at time of bid acceptance. Ronald B. Campbell Township Fiscal Officer 0338 PUBLIC NOTICE 1. Ashley Adams F187 11051 Stephen Road North Bend, Ohio 45052 2. Carol Gatrell/David Day A2 328 S. Union Street Bethel,Ohio 45106 3 . James Faulkner M454 1070 Loveland Madeira Road Loveland, Ohio 45140 4. Jeff Fultz E153 329 South Street #5 Bethel, Ohio 45106 5. Ruth Garrison J387 PO Box 386 North Bend, Ohio 45052 6. Matt Grooms S 7 1 1 81 Judd Road Amelia, Ohio 45102 7. Oliva Horner D 1 1 9 4695 Tri County Highway Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154 8.Sharon Powll M439 112 S. Clinton Street Middletown, Ohio 45044 9. Carl Ramsey N485 & Q523 14 Montgomery Way # I Amelia, Ohio 45102 10. John Weeks N471 1737 Dainum Road New Richmond, Ohio 45157 11. Christopher Wilson J386 1 5 1 Sweetbriar Drive Batavia, Ohio 45103 12. Shari Youtsey 103 Bethel Park Drive Bcthcl, Ohio 45106 1001493511 PIERCE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES CHANGE OF MEETING DATE The monthly meeting of the Pierce Township Board of Trustees, scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2009, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 1, 2009. The meeting will be held at 950 Locust Corner Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245. All interested parties are invited to attend the meeting. Karen Register Fiscal Officer 832462/1001493681

iPod taken from vehicle at 1179 Cedar Run, Aug. 2. Failure to pay for services at Pep Boys; $546 at Gleneste Withamsville, Aug. 2. Ring taken; $500 at 3842 Jackie Drive, Aug. 3. GPS unit taken from vehicle at 1198 Meadow Knoll, Aug. 2. Diaper bag, etc. taken from vehicle at 4169 Sagewood, July 30. Check taken from mailbox at 3914 McGary Drive, July 29. GPS unit taken from vehicle at Best Western at Williams Drive, July 30. Wallet taken from vehicle at 1086 Glendale, July 30. Tailgate taken off vehicle at Jeff Wyler’s; $700 at Ohio 32, July 29. Change, etc. taken from vehicle at 4048 Sandstone, July 30. Jewelry taken; $11,500 at 4658 Rumpke Road, July 30. Medication taken at 776 Old Ohio 74 No. 125, July 29. Male stated ID used with no authori-

zation at 581 Baltic Court, July 29. Female has not received vehicle she had paid for; $2,700 at 3858 Bennett, July 24. Merchandise taken from Sears; $9 at Eastgate Blvd., July 31. 1983 Porsche taken from Dan Miller Auto Service at Ohio Pike, Aug. 1. GPS unit taken from vehicle at 4501 Eastgate, July 30. Vending machine broken into at Holiday Inn at Eastgate Blvd., July 31. Male stated money taken from account with no authorization; $5,280 at 4683 Cardinal, July 31. Merchandise taken from Wal-Mart; $55 at Eastgate Blvd., July 30. Merchandise taken from Bigg’s; $514.17 at Eastgate Blvd., July 31.

Unauthorized use

1994 Toyota not returned to owner at 559 Ohio Pike, Aug. 1.


Change holder damaged on washing machine at 475 Piccadilly, July 26.

Sunday Night Bingo


N. Broadway, Owensville, Ohio-732-2218 or 732-2580

Doors Open 5:30pm Preliminaries 7:00pm Instant Table Opens 5:30pm $3500 Payout Each Week (with 200 players) All you can PLAY PAPER for $10 Loads of instant Games including King of the Mountain & a Large variety of Joe’s

Play Bingo FREE the week of your Birthday Progressive Jackpots Crank It Up!

Free Dinner the 3rd Friday of the month Security On Site Must be 18 Yrs Old


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Bingo

5900 Buckwheat Road • Milford, Ohio (575-0093) ext #8) Every Wednesday and Sunday Doors open at 5:30pm

Paper Entrance Packages $10.00 $3500 payout each night with 130 players or more. Computers Available $1000.00 coverall guaranteed 14 of your favorite Instants including Joe’s, Ft. Knox, King of the Mr. and Win on Diamonds

Free Dinner 3rd Wednesday of month (First 100 players between 5:30pm and 6:45pm)


From B7

Animal Rescue Fund Bingo NEW LOCATION! 1300 West Ohio Pike, Amelia, Ohio Every Thurs-Friday Doors Open 5:30 pm

License# 0202-27


(2) $1000 JACKPOT GAMES Included in pkg in 52 numbers

Loads of Instant Tickets Must be 18 yrs. old.

513-843-4835 for more information

AMELIA FRIDAY NIGHT St. Bernadette Church 10 min. east of I-275, off Rt. 125 at Walgreen/CVS, turn south on Jenny Lind Rd.

Police security. Doors open at 6:00 pm; games begin at 7:30 pm. Loads of instants, lots of door prizes! Great food, friendly patrons and sellers!


BINGO adcall 513.242.4000 or859.283.7290


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