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Purse snatching prompts safety tips

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Recent reports of purse snatching attempts in Clermont County has prompted local law enforcement to provide tips to the public. There was an incident at Meijer on June 15, one at Jungle’s Jim’s on June 25 and one at Meijer again on June 27 by the same suspects that is currently [ Read More ]

Bethel schools save energy, money

By Megan Alley Sun staff In one year, the Bethel-Tate Local School District saved more than $166,000 on energy costs. The savings are credited to an energy conservation program that the school district implemented in July 2015. Back in 2013, the school district, which was facing high energy costs and the need to replace aging [ Read More ]

Volunteers work hard to improve park

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Over the past year, the Goshen Park Board Commissioners and the Friends of the Goshen Park District have been working hard to make improvements to the Kathryn Stagge-Marr Park. The park, located at 6662 Goshen Road, was donated to Goshen in 2008 after Kathryn Marr, a resident and teacher in Goshen, [ Read More ]

Bethel schools levy campaign underway

By Megan Alley Sun staff The campaign to support a 6.6 mill, five-year emergency school levy for the Bethel-Tate Local School District is in full swing. The levy, which will be on the presidential election ballot in November, is expected to generate about $1.1 million per year, which, according to Treasurer Karen Royer, will help [ Read More ]

Clermont County celebrates July 4th

Fireworks light up the sky in Williamsburg on July 3, 2016. Fourth of July festivities in the village of New Richmond, including a parade, fireworks and carnival, pictured, were cancelled due to rain.

Grant, donation keep memory of resident alive

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Miami Township Fire and Emergency Medical Service received a grant recently that will allow the department to purchase a human patient simulator, which will not only benefit the township but the surrounding area as well. The department has been looking at purchasing a simulator for years now, but even when [ Read More ]

High school forensic course gets funding

By Megan Alley Sun staff A teacher at Felicity-Franklin High School was recently awarded a scholarship to expand the forensic science course she developed at the school last year. Leanne Moorman was awarded the 2016-17 Forensic Sciences Foundation Warren-Young Scholarship on June 1. The scholarship is designed to encourage forensic science education at the middle [ Read More ]

County EMA gives safety tips for severe weather

By Megan Alley Sun staff This year’s severe weather season is on trend and county officials are urging residents to take steps to prepare for weather emergencies. “It’s pretty consistent that we will have severe weather in spring and early summer, like we’ve had this year,” said Pam Haverkos, director of the Clermont County Emergency [ Read More ]

Miami Township police receive grant

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Miami Township Police Department will be improving its Junior Police Academy and PB and J camp after receiving a grant from the Ohio Community-Police Relations Grant Program. “The grant was implemented through the state to help improve community police relations,” said Miami Township Officer Annie Morgan. She applied for the [ Read More ]

Mural gets fresh coat of paint

By Megan Alley Sun staff The veterans mural painted on a retaining wall located near the village of Bethel on state Route 125 has been repainted. A three-man painting crew started the project on June 20 and finished on June 26, ahead of their July 4 deadline. The project was initiated and funded by the [ Read More ]

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