Archive for December, 2017

Public Notices for December 14, 2017

Wrestling roundup: Tigers win at North College Hill

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor This past weekend was a busy one for Clermont County wrestlers, with all but one of the county’s teams in action. To start, the Bethel-Tate Tigers traveled to North College Hill for the Everett Howard Memorial Invitational. The Tigers won the tournament, collecting 262 points. East Clinton placed second with [ Read More ]

Cold shooting dooms Bulldogs in home loss

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor Defense may win championships, but it’s hard to win games if you can’t score. The Batavia Bulldogs realized just how hard it is to win without a consistent offense in a 48-38 loss to the New Richmond Lions on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Batavia scored in single-digits in three of [ Read More ]

Two men pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges

By Brett Milam Editor Two Cincinnati men pleaded guilty on Dec. 11 to sex trafficking a 14-year-old girl through Clermont County. Police aren’t exactly sure when the conspiracy to sex traffic began, but on May 2, Eric Zyn Ho, 25, and Bryan Matthew Otero, 27, did “knowingly conspire and agree together and with each other [ Read More ]

‘Lifestyle by Ryan’ first of its kind

By Megan Alley Sun staff During a public hearing on Dec. 5, the Batavia Township trustees approved a preliminary development plan to turn approximately 82.23 acres of property at 4149 Amelia-Olive Branch Road into 184 single family detached dwelling lots. Boyd Billingsley owns the property, and NVR Inc./Ryan Homes is the project applicant. Billingsley’s existing [ Read More ]

Public Notices for December 7, 2017

Local wrestlers compete at Bob Guy Invitational

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor A quartet of local wrestling teams made their 2017-2018 debut at the Bob Guy Invitational, held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Williamsburg High School. Along with the hosting Wildcats, Batavia, Bethel-Tate and CNE elected to participate in the opening-weekend event along with Badin, Loveland and McNicholas. Loveland won the team title [ Read More ]

CNE outruns Felicity 50-22

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The Clermont Northeastern Lady Rockets entered their home game against the Felicity Cardinals on Thursday, Nov. 30 looking to rebound from a loss to the Western Brown Lady Broncos in their prior game. In that matchup, CNE’s’ defense allowed 65 points in a 65-31 loss. The team’s defense returned to [ Read More ]

Commissioners select new operator for animal shelter

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners named Clermont Animal Compassion, Advocacy, Rescue and Education (CARE) as the new operator of the county animal shelter during their regular meeting on Nov. 29. Clermont Animal CARE will take the reins from the shelter’s current operator, Clermont to the Rescue Humane Society, on Jan. 1, 2018. [ Read More ]

Mitigation specialist to come in for death penalty case

By Brett Milam Editor Steven Mages, the man accused of killing his girlfriend and unborn child in Goshen Twp., appeared in court on Nov. 29. Mages’ defense scored something of a win from Clermont County Common Pleas Judge Victor Haddad, who ruled that the court would pay for a mitigation expert on behalf of the [ Read More ]


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