Archive for December, 2015

Essig takes over as Bethel-Tate’s new football coach

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Less than two months removed from the school’s first playoff appearance, Bethel-Tate High School has announced Jeff Essig as the next varsity head football coach, replacing the outgoing Bill Jenike. Essig was approved by the Bethel-Tate Board of Education on Dec. 17. “I just wanted to get back into the [ Read More ]

Deep, talented Lady Trojans have eyes for postseason push

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Returning a deep and talented roster from a squad that went 19-6 last season, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Glen Este Lady Trojans are rolling again in 2015-16. With four of their five leading scorers back in the mix, GE is undefeated entering the final week of [ Read More ]

Public Notices for Dec. 31, 2015

Ohio second in overdose deaths

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A recent report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Ohio had the second highest number of drug overdose deaths in 2014. Ohio had 2,744 overdose deaths, following California with 4,521. Other states with more than 2,000 overdose deaths are Florida, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas. Ohio’s count showed [ Read More ]

Police dept. to host gun safety class for children

By Megan Alley Sun staff There are still spots open for a free gun safety course being offered to kids, ages 5 to 12, by the Union Township Police Department on Jan. 30. “My personal opinion is, with all the concealed carry permits, there are a lot of guns out there in houses,” said Lieutenant [ Read More ]

Board member retires

Goshen Board of Education member Sue Steele presents board member George Rise with a photo album during the board meeting on Dec. 14, 2015. Steele praised Rise’s work as a board member and as a teacher. Rise helped the district go from academic emergency to the high school being named a National Blue Ribbon School. [ Read More ]

Group pairs animals with senior citizens

By Megan Alley Sun staff Studies have shown the benefits of owning a pet late in life, and now, a Clermont County animal sanctuary is helping senior pets and senior people pair up. Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary, located in Amelia and founded in 2009, plans to launch a new pet adoption program called ELDER PAWS [ Read More ]

McDonald’s franchise owner receives award

By Megan Alley Sun staff The owner of four Clermont County McDonald’s restaurants was recently honored with a prestigious award from the restaurant chain. The McDonald’s “Ronald” Award was presented to Gloria Noday, of Pierce Township, during the restaurant chain’s annual regional conference, held late last month in Columbus. Gloria Noday and her husband Michael [ Read More ]

Auctioneer celebrates 60 years

By Kelly Cantwell Editor In 2005, Joel T. Wilson said that after 50 years as an auctioneer, he was planning on many more. “This is my 50th year…and I don’t have any aspirations at the present time of slowing down. I’m shooting for 60 if my health holds up. I don’t have any plans to [ Read More ]

Top stories in Clermont County in 2015

10. Covered bridge reopens The only covered bridge in Clermont County, which battled age, a fire, a car accident and overweight trucks, was reopened to the public after a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 15. Over half of the wooden construction of the Stonelick-Williams Corner Covered Bridge was retained from the original bridge, which was [ Read More ]

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