Pedestrian, 16, hit by deputy's cruiser
A 16-year-old pedestrian was struck by a deputy sheriff's cruiser about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Ky. 491 just outside Crittenden.
Grant County Deputy Andy Reeves was driving east on Ky. 491 when he struck Jeremy Rice, who was walking west in the eastbound lane, said Trooper Shain Stephens, of the Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Office.
The roadway is not lighted and recently had been paved, leaving it with no lines marking the lanes, Stephens said.
When Reeves saw an oncoming car, he dimmed his lights, according to deputies' reports. He did not see Jeremy, who was wearing dark clothing, Stephens said.
Jeremy was flown to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and is in stable condition, Stephens said. Reeves was treated at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Williamstown for injuries related to glass in his eyes and was released.
There is no investigation into the accident, Stephens said.
Child-support office to seek most wanted
BATAVIA - Clermont County will distribute in August its annual poster highlighting the county's worst child-support offenders, part of a successful campaign that helped nab six of the nine offenders featured in the most recent poster.
As part of the county's Child Support Enforcement Month, the child-support division in the Department of Job and Family Services will distribute throughout the county posters with names and pictures of at least nine noncustodial parents who are in arrears on child-support payments.
Also in August, the sheriff's office will provide extra support to the Domestic Relations Court and the child support enforcement unit to round up the most-wanted offenders.
For more information, visit www.clermontsupportskids.org.
Author to sign book on teaching
NORWOOD - Ron Clark, author of the best-seller The Essential 55, will sign his new book, The Excellent 11, 3 p.m. Saturday at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, 2692 Madison Road.
The Excellent 11 focuses on teaching and raising children. Clark draws from his own experiences to relay stories that demonstrate the significance of each of these themes within the learning environment.
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