News Archive

Urgent care opens in Bethel

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Tracy Dunn has been dreaming of becoming a nurse practitioner and opening her own clinic since she graduated from nursing school 14 years ago. Her dream is finally a reality, as the Southwest Convenience Clinic started taking patients on May 26, after an open house on May 24. The urgent [ Read More ]

Batavia to get Fioptics

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of Batavia may have Fioptics by the end of the year, due to the efforts of Dennis Nichols, village administrator. Nichols wants the availability of high bit rate Internet service in Batavia for residents and for businesses in 2015 or 2016. Fiber optic connection has to ability to [ Read More ]

Milford Schools and library to swap land

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Milford Board of Education accepted the proposal to swap land with the Clermont County Library at a board meeting on May 21. The Milford Exempted Village School District will give the library a parcel of land, estimated to be seven acres or less, located adjacent to 5950 Buckwheat Road [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve affordable housing plan

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved a 5-year affordable housing and community development plan on May 20. The plan is a prerequisite for the county to self-manage the annual allocation of the $932,702 it receives from the Community Development Block Grant program. The 179-page document, formally called the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and [ Read More ]

Milford to hold Frontier Days

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Frontier Days Parade is one of Clermont County’s oldest parades, according to Karen Wikoff, executive director of the Milford Chamber of Commerce. This year’s parade is themed “Off to the Races” and begins June 4 at 6:30 p.m. at 746 Lila Ave. The parade will end at Main and [ Read More ]

Concert to raise funds for new 4-H barn

By Megan Alley Sun staff The second annual Concert in the Country is a fundraiser to pay for improvements to the 4-H and Future Farmers of America livestock facilities at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. The event features acts such as Dan Varner, Jamison Road, Jason Owens, Taylor Shannon and Kentucky Myle. Admission is $5, and [ Read More ]

YMCA and Garden Club plant flowers

The New Richmond Garden Club partnered with the New Richmond YMCA to plant wildflower seeds on the banks of the Ohio River on May 21. The wildflowers will provide habitat for butterflies, bees and other wildlife. From left, Ben Hayes, 11, Alex Bohem, 9, and Wyatt Allphin, 7.

Commissioners proclaim Mental Health Month

Clermont County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating May as Mental Health Month. From left, Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud, University of Cincinnati Clermont College Dean Jeffrey Bauer, Regan Fenton, Logan Fenton, Executive Director of Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board Karen Scherra and Commissioner Ed Humphrey. Regan Fenton and Logan Fenton accepted mental health [ Read More ]

Miami Township swears in new officer

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Miami Township swore in a new police officer during the trustees meeting on May 19. Tyler Foster comes to Miami Township from the village of Mt. Orab Police Department, where he was a part time officer for almost a year, said Police Chief Sue Madsen. He graduated from the University [ Read More ]

Research project tests roofs

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new research project will help determine the effects the local climate has on roofing materials. American Modern Insurance Group, headquartered in Amelia, held a grand opening celebration on May 20 for its roof farm. AMI is partnering with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, a research and [ Read More ]


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