Archive for May, 2017

Public Notices for May 25, 2017

Locals compete at track and field districts

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The New Richmond Lions boys’ track team continued a solid season at the district meet in New Richmond last week, tallying 102 points to win the district championship. Two Lions, Grant Anderson and Jessup Durbin, placed sixth and eighth, respectively, in the 100 meter dash. Herwens Horgan placed second for [ Read More ]

Lady Wildcats win district title

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For the third straight season, the Williamsburg Lady Wildcats’ softball team gathered in the outfield to pose with a district championship trophy. This year, the Lady Wildcats returned to the same field the team won the title at in 2016. The squad traveled to Mason High School to take on [ Read More ]

Amelia mayor responds to annexation appeal from Pierce Township

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved the annexation of 53.566 acres of land in Pierce Township to the village of Amelia during their regular session on April 5. The land, which is owned by Glen Mary Partners, LLC and James H. Grimes, is located on state Route 125/Main Street, across the [ Read More ]

Amelia roundup: Part-time police officers sworn in, and more

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The village of Amelia council met on May 16 to handle a variety of business matters. – Mayor Todd Hart swore in two new part-time police officers, Jonathan Nealan and Dustin Wade. – Eight large flowering pots will be installed outside various locations throughout the village, including the police station, [ Read More ]

Letter to the Editor:
Elected officials need to start holding government accountable

Dear Editor, In light of the recent volatility we have been seeing in our federal government, one has to ask where does accountability begin?  Time and over again, I have read articles from many governing officials on how they would like to hold our government more accountable to the Constitution, the laws of the country, and the due process in which [ Read More ]

Letter to the Editor:
Trump getting Obama’s derailments back on track

We, the average Jane and John Doe, may not know, or even begin to understand politics and government. What we do understand is that, we the working folks, pay a bunch of taxes! And yet Obama managed to increase our national debt by 86 percent! He managed to increase food stamp recipients by 10.7 Milson [ Read More ]

Rick Houser:
Time to take an accounting

Recently I got an e mail from a lady who I had graduated with at Felicity a few years ago. Here is where I must correct that statement. We had graduated 50 years ago this spring. When I heard that number it just didn’t and for a good while wouldn’t register with me. But as [ Read More ]

Marc Hoover:
Who murdered Sister Cathy Cesnik in 1969?

If you are into watching murder mysteries, then Netflix has the perfect one for you. After the “Making a Murderer” documentary, Netflix has a new series called ‘The Keepers.” The series is about the unsolved homicide of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a popular nun who taught English at Seton Keough High School in Baltimore, Maryland. On [ Read More ]

Leah Donna (Prebble) Litz, 71

Leah Donna Prebble Litz, age 71 of McKinney Texas won her victory over a six- year battle with lung cancer and was taken into Glory by her Heavenly Father on May 17, 2017 at 5:45 p.m. Donna was born at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 08, 1945 to Lowell and Margaret (Hopkins) Prebble [ Read More ]

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