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Local children’s book author, illustrator to present during Milford art fair

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Book lovers of all ages are invited to meet local children’s book author and illustrator Will Hillenbrand at an event being held during Milford’s 12th Annual Art Affaire on Sept. 23. The event, which starts at noon, is being hosted by Row House Gallery & Custom Framing, located at 211 [ Read More ]

WWII vet flies in a B-17 bomber again

By Brett Milam Editor A living legend of the skies, WWII veteran Lt. Herb Heilbrun, was on hand at Cincinnati Municipal Airport Aug. 31, to fly again in his plane: the B-17 bomber. At almost 97-years-old, Heilbrun walks with the slight assistance of a cane, but doesn’t have much trouble navigating entry into a plane [ Read More ]

Milford designer’s pieces featured on television and in film

By Megan Alley Sun staff Hollywood has come calling for Milford jewelry designer Heidi Vitchner, of Bella Rose Jewelry. Vitchner’s jewelry was recently worn by The CW’s “Jane the Virgin” character Jane, played by Gina Rodriguez, and Netflix’s “Bloodline” character Belle, played by Katie Finneran, among others. Vitchner, who has been making jewelry since 2008, [ Read More ]

Eastgate Retail Job Fair offers on-the-spot interviews, hirings

By Megan Alley Sun staff Job seekers looking for work in the retail industry are invited to attend the upcoming Eastgate Retail Job Fair. The event will be held on Sept. 14 from 4-8 p.m. at Eastgate Mall, located at 4601 Eastgate Blvd. Participating stores in the mall will have a hiring table near their [ Read More ]

First Potter in the Park is a hit

By Brett Milam Editor The Kathryn Stagge-Marr Community Park underwent a magical transformation over the Labor Day weekend. And to think, it almost didn’t happen. Event organizer, Shannon Hill, a teacher at Goshen High School and the chairperson of the Friends of Goshen Park District, which “aid in the development and fundraising operations” of GPD, [ Read More ]

First homicide in Clermont County for 2017

By Brett Milam Editor The first homicide for the county occurred in Goshen Township in the early morning hours on Aug. 30, according to police. Steven Todd Mages, 38-years-old, with “ties” to Bethel and Northern Kentucky, police said, was arrested and charged with murder and felonious assault. The charges are in connection to the slaying [ Read More ]

‘Taking a Trip Through Time’ with Bill Latham, former owner

With the recent passing of our former owner and publisher, William C. Latham on August 7, 2017, we found this old staff photo taken at a company Thanksgiving party in 1988 with those that were able to make it. The above photo includes employees of The Clermont Sun and The Brown County Press, our sister [ Read More ]

Chamber hosts luncheon panel on local government

By Brett Milam Editor The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Legislative Luncheon on Aug. 18 featuring a panel to discuss the ins and outs of local government. Clermont County Commissioner Ed Humphrey and County Auditor Linda Fraley answered questions from Kevin Malof. Commissioner David Painter was originally slated for the event, but had [ Read More ]

West Clermont High School’s hidden secret: The band

By Brett Milam Editor The new West Clermont High School has a secret too loud to keep quiet: the more than 200-member band. When you pull into the expansive new high school parking lot, the sound of the marching band practicing is unmistakable, as they’re split into three sections — the percussion inside the band [ Read More ]

CNE High School hosts naturalization ceremony

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Clermont Northeastern High School played host to a naturalization ceremony on Aug. 25, during which 102 individuals, representing 40 countries, were sworn in as citizens of the United States of America. During his introduction, T.J. Glassmeyer, principal for the high school, addressed the packed house, which was made up of [ Read More ]


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