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Teacher resigns amid accusation

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Live Oaks cosmetology instructor resigned before an investigation into her allegedly having physical contact with a student was complete. A senior at Live Oaks said that there was some kind of brief physical contact between the teacher and the student on Jan. 21 at school, said Jon Weidlich, community relations [ Read More ]

Substitute shortage not severe

By Kelly Cantwell Editor While the country worries about a shortage of substitute teachers, the Cincinnati region has not been impacted as dramatically as national media may make the countrywide shortage appear. “The shortage, while real, can be overblown,” said Matt Wendeln, program manager for Comprehensive Substitute Solutions, an organization created by the Hamilton and [ Read More ]

Moscow gets grant for treatment plant

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Ohio Public Works Commission awarded a $275,000 grant to the village of Moscow to help fund upgrades at its wastewater treatment plant. The village will have to put up a $30,000 match for the grant, which has already been figured into the village’s appropriations for this year, according to [ Read More ]

Moscow councilwoman resigns

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Moscow council accepted the resignation of councilwoman Beth Nevel during its meeting on Feb. 4. Nevel did not meet the residency requirements necessary to fill the council position. On Jan. 7, Nevel was appointed by the council to fill the seat left vacant by Brenda Jones, whose [ Read More ]

Bullock promoted

Alexis Bullock pins a badge onto her father, Keith Bullock, after he was promoted to sergeant in the Miami Township Police Department during the Jan. 19, 2016 Trustee meeting. Looking on are, from left, Keith Bullock’s wife, Kristine, trustees Ken Tracy, Mary Makley Wolff and Karl Schultz and Bullock’s son, Logan.

Snow and rain caused river to rise

Melting snow and recent rains caused the Ohio River to rise to 42.56 feet on Feb. 6, 2016.

Rogers sworn in

Kevin Rogers is sworn in as a Miami Township Police Officer during the Jan. 19, 2016 Trustee meeting by Joe Braun, Miami Township law director, while his father, Steve Rogers, holds a Bible. Beside Rogers is his wife, Margaret.

Filmmaker to produce series on addiction

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Bethel filmmaker is raising funds to complete his documentary series on addiction recovery. Through the series, Shane Reinert hopes to highlight individuals who have overcome substance addiction. “I think [addiction] could happen to anyone,” Reinert said. “With this documentary series, I’m trying to show that addicts aren’t just throw-away [ Read More ]

Milford to build mini-roundabout

By Brian Behrman Sun intern A troublesome intersection in Milford will soon be remedied with a new layout. Council authorized City Manager Pam Holbrook to contract with Adleta Construction to build a mini-roundabout during the Feb. 2 council meeting which was unanimously approved. The roundabout will be at the intersection of Chamber Drive and Beechwood [ Read More ]

Fundraising continues for K-9 memorial

By Megan Alley Sun staff Fundraising efforts for the village of Amelia’s Ohio Police K-9 Memorial, a tribute to police dogs and their handlers, have earned a quarter of the total fundraising goal. The estimated cost for the memorial, which will be located near Amelia’s municipal building at 119 W. Main St., is $40,000. So [ Read More ]

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