Archive for August, 2013

Candlelight vigil for suicide prevention to be held Sept. 12

The Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its 12th annual candle- light vigil to remember, honor, and cherish the lives of those individuals lost to suicide in Clermont County over the past year at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Veterans Park in Union Township. Five million living Americans have lost a close family [ Read More ]

Lantern Lighting Ceremony to be held at Mt. Moriah Cemetery

The Union Township Board of Trustees has announced the Sixth Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 686 Mt. Moriah Drive, Union Township. Since 2008, this event has grown to be one of the most favorite annual events in the area. Created to honor loved ones [ Read More ]

Descendents of the pilgrims are alive and well

By George Brown A small band of the descendants of Mayflower pilgrim Edward Doty gathered in Columbus a couple of weeks ago for the annual “Doty Cousins Reunion.” For many years two of my cousins have faithfully planned this event, which is annually attended by various cousins of the four daughters of Robert T. Doty, [ Read More ]

How can my office help you?

By Sherrod Brown Some of my office’s most critical work has nothing to do with votes cast on the Senate floor. As your senator, my most important job is serving you and helping constituents cut through red tape when dealing with the federal government. That means helping seniors access the Social Security benefits they have [ Read More ]

Intelligent reforms to the intelligence communities

By Brad Wenstrup Current events remind us of a long-standing and important debate surrounding national security and personal privacy. Twenty-first century technologies heighten that debate. And while these technologies can save untold numbers of lives on the battlefield and here at home, they can also potentially threaten our cherished right to privacy. While I oppose [ Read More ]

Protecting the Legacy of America’s Sportsmen

By Rob Portman There is no greater friend of conservation and no greater protector of the natural treasures of our country than America’s sportsmen. Every year, sportsmen pump billions of dollars into the economy. At the same time, they provide the money through taxes and fees that fund wildlife officers and conservation efforts in national [ Read More ]

Eagles begin season with solid performances at conference preview, wins in dual matches

By Chris Chaney Sun staff Already three weeks into the young 2013 season, the Milford Eagles boys’ golf team is off to a good start, making a solid statement at the Eastern Cincinnati Conference Shootout on Aug. 6 and performing well in both dual and tri matches, notching four players in the top-20 of the [ Read More ]

Sluggish start won’t be a concern for Batavia, defeat the Rockets 6-0

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Batavia Bulldogs boys’ soccer team hasn’t gotten off to an ideal start in 2013, but the 10-time defending Southern Buckeye Conference champions seem to have righted the ship in their most recent match, an in-conference contest with SBC American opponent Clermont Northeastern. Through three games, hardly a representative sample [ Read More ]

Scott McDowell 5K benefits Boys and Girls Clubs

By Chris Chaney Sun staff The Boys & Girls Clubs of Clermont County held its 17th annual Scott McDowell Memorial Run on Aug. 17, a 5K run and walk in New Richmond in which all proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Clermont County. The race’s namesake, Scott McDowell, was an avid runner [ Read More ]

Local girl skis personal best to national podium

By Chris Chaney Sun staff 10-year-old Mary Nelson of Withamsville needed a personal best score to finish in fourth place at the 71st GOODE Water Ski National Championships in West Palm Beach, Fla on Aug. 17. Mary qualified for nationals through her experience on the Buckeye Buoy Tour. Competing in Girls 1 slalom, Mary and [ Read More ]

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