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Officials urge residents to pay attention to ALB quarantine areas

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Officials with the United States Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Agriculture are stressing the importance of the Asian longhorned beetle quarantine zones as eradication efforts continue. The Asian longhorned beetle is an invasive pest that was discovered in Clermont County in 2011. Ken Reed, with ODA, spoke [ Read More ]

An interview with the ‘Hit King,’ part II

By Mark Calitri After an exciting exclusive opening interview with the “Hit King” Pete Rose we are now ready to dive into more exciting never before asked questions. The rules for the interview – there were none. Here is the second interview in a four-part series. Mark: Pete, you’ve already started giving us advice on [ Read More ]

Agenda for the Future discussed at workshop

By Art Hunter Editor The Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Agenda for the Future is nearly complete. The Agenda for the Future is an action plan designed to provide a framework for planning the county’s future. The goal of the initiative is to improve life in Clermont County by addressing the county’s current strengths and [ Read More ]

Family Dependency Treatment Court planned

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Families affected by drug abuse in Clermont County may soon be able to get the help they need. Clermont County Juvenile Court Judge James Shriver introduced plans for a Family Dependency Treatment Court in the county during a public forum Sept. 9. Shriver said drug abuse has increased in Clermont [ Read More ]

Ribbon cutting held at Batavia BMV office

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Clermont County Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Batavia Sept. 5. The office changed ownership earlier this summer. Deputy Registrar Drew Hoening began his duties at the office at the beginning of June. Hoening said he has a five-year contract with the state [ Read More ]

Youngster goes for a joyride, earns a trip to juvenile detention

A 12-year-old Union Township boy caused quite a bit of commotion in Union Township Saturday when he stole a vehicle and went for a joyride. The Union Township Communications Center received a report of a vehicle being stolen on Miles Lane at approximately 1:51 p.m. According to Union Township Police Department Operations Commander Scott Gaviglia, [ Read More ]

Milford’s Longstone Street Festival is this Saturday

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Longstone Street Festival, which features music, food, and entertainment for all ages, will be held in Milford Sept. 13. Brian Penick, with The Counter Rhythm Group, along with members of Historic Milford Association, have collaborated to organize the festival for the past couple of years. Penick said the festival [ Read More ]

Batavia Township walking trail is under construction

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Construction that will extend the walking path at Batavia Township Community Center is underway. Batavia Township Administrator Rex Parsons said construction crews started work on the walking path extension, which will add around 3,900 feet to the current walking path at the community center. Parsons said the walking path was [ Read More ]

Suicide prevention week to be observed Sept. 8 – 14

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8-14 in Clermont County and activities will be going on to raise awareness about mental illness and suicide in the county. The county commissioners presented a proclamation designating the week as Suicide Prevention Week to Lee Ann Watson, with the Clermont County Mental Health and [ Read More ]

Two adults found dead in new Richmond Aug. 25

Staff report Two adults were found dead in New Richmond Aug. 25, according to Corporal Floyd Henderson with the New Richmond Police Department. Henderson said the police department responded to a call from the Clermont County Communications Center at approximately 8:04 p.m. Aug. 25. He said Chad Bradford, 40, and Nellie Sutton, 46, were found [ Read More ]


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