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Miami Township breaks ground on Station 29

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Miami Township Fire and Emergency Medical Service held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 23 to celebrate the beginning of the building process. Station 29, located at 1375 state Route 131, is one of four stations in the township. A temporary location was opened in November 2014 because, after looking at [ Read More ]

Empower Youth continues to support families

By Megan Alley Sun staff Empower Youth, a nonprofit organization founded in February 2015 that works with area kids to instill the confidence and resources needed to break through generational poverty, has had a lot of success in the past year and a half, according to organizers. The organization, which aims to help kids set [ Read More ]

County to approve tax budget

By Megan Alley Sun staff County officials held a public hearing for the 2017 tax budget on June 22. Sukie Scheetz, director of the Clermont County Office of Management and Budget, presented the budget to the county commissioners, which was made available to the public on June 17. Residents were invited to submit comments on [ Read More ]

Amelia charter ready for vote

By Megan Alley Sun staff This November, voters in the village of Amelia will decide whether or not to adopt a municipal charter and become a charter village under Ohio law. The village council approved a resolution during its meeting on June 21 to put the charter on the Nov. 8 ballot. In 2015, voters [ Read More ]

Local auctioneer dies

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On June 21, the Clermont County community and the auctioneering community lost long-time auctioneer and friend Joel T. Wilson. Wilson celebrated his 60th anniversary as an auctioneer in December at age 79. He had no plans to stop working, saying that he would continue as long as his health was good. [ Read More ]

Goshen may put police levy on ballot

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Goshen Township residents may be asked to vote on a police levy this November for the first time since 1991. Goshen Trustees Lisa Allen and Bob Hausermann voted to approve a resolution of necessity, the first of two steps to put the levy on the ballot. Trustee Lois Pappas Swift was [ Read More ]

Civil Affairs soldiers help county improve

By Lauren Fisher Sun intern During the week of June 13, Clermont County played host to a team of young soldiers who arrived with a mission to make the community a safer place to live. The Fox Company 91st Civil Affairs Battalion 162, stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, recently sent a team of four [ Read More ]

Coffee shop opens in Goshen

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On June 6, Terry Casey took an order from a customer who always orders black coffee. Every day that customer came in, Terry Casey would tell him where his coffee was from. That particular day, the customer asked where his coffee was from that he drank two days ago. Terry Casey [ Read More ]

Teen becomes successful author

By Megan Alley Sun staff Milford’s Stevie Chandler has a lot to celebrate this summer; she just completed her freshman year at Shawnee State University and she recently became a published author. “I’ve always liked writing,” Chandler said. “I’ve never written to be published; I always wrote because I loved it.” Her book, “The Rules [ Read More ]

Goshen plans to make Station 19 permanent

By Kelly Cantwell Editor When the Goshen Township Fire/EMS Department opened a temporary station on the west side of the township, they were only going to use it until the Ohio Department of Transportation finished working on the bridge on state Route 28. ODOT’s work on the bridge cut off the fire department from the [ Read More ]


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