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State and local officials have Ebola plans

By Kristin Rover Sun staff State and local officials and healthcare providers have plans in place for Ebola now that the virus has been discovered and transmitted in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, Ebola is a deadly disease that is caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains, [ Read More ]

County, township swap roads for maintenance reasons

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved a road maintenance swap between the county and Batavia Township during their Oct. 15 meeting. Parts of Olive Branch-Stonelick Road, Chapel Road, and Mt. Holly Road were transferred from the Clermont County Public Road System into the Batavia Township Public Road System and three segments of [ Read More ]

Central Joint Fire and EMS train pet saving techniques

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Central Joint Fire and EMS personnel are better equipped to help with pets in emergency situations after a donation and helpful training they received in September. Chief Kevin Riley said the entire department took time to learn more about animal saving techniques after receiving oxygen masks for pets from a [ Read More ]

Students become handwashing advocates

By Art Hunter Editor A group of fifth graders at Bethel-Tate’s Hill Intermediate School have become advocates for hand-washing and their own health after participating in a program designed by two Cincinnati State nursing students. Jennifer McQueary and Rene Marquette developed the community outreach program, called ‘Hands-Free,’ as project for school. Their assignment was to [ Read More ]

World War II sonar operator receives medals

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A ceremony was held Oct. 21 at the Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission to present medals to Joe Sheatzley, a World War II veteran from Union Township. Sheatzley was a sonar operator on the U.S.S. Bailey for the United States Navy during World War II. Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission [ Read More ]

New name for county building unveiled

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved a name change for the Clermont Medical Social Services building and hosted a ceremony to announce the building’s new name Oct. 15. At the ceremony, Commissioner Bob Proud said he has been working for years to change the name of the building, which houses the Department [ Read More ]

Teen dies after two-vehicle crash in Ohio Township

Staff report A teenager died after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 132 and state Route 749 in Ohio Township Oct. 18. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, Austin Hill, 19, of Cincinnati, a passenger in the vehicle driven by his mother Amy Hill, was pronounced [ Read More ]

Four in Monroe Township indicted on burglary charges

Staff report Four Monroe Township residents have been indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury for their involvement in a series of burglaries this summer in the township. According to a release from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, David Hiles, 26, Tayler Vaughn, 19, Matthew Shouse, 25, and Eric Gohs, 21, were indicted for their [ Read More ]

Milford to host cleanup and recycling events Oct. 25

Staff report The city of Milford will be hosting cleanup and recycling events Oct. 25, which is Make a Difference Day. The events will run from 9 a.m. until noon and will include a fall litter clean up, and electronic recycling event, and an opportunity to shred unwanted documents. The fall litter cleanup event is [ Read More ]

An interview with the ‘Hit King,’ part IV

By Mark Calitri I had the special opportunity recently for an exclusive, all access interview with the “Hit King” Pete Rose. Our rules…there were none! I questioned Pete on topics that I’ve never heard him asked before. Today’s interview is final interview in a four part series. Mark: Who was your favorite athlete? Pete: My [ Read More ]


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