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Sheriff’s deputies are carrying heroin overdose antidote

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Sheriff’s Office deputies are now carrying Naloxone, or Narcan, an opioid antagonist that counters the effects of an opioid overdose, with them when they are on duty. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said heroin use has become a serious problem in Clermont County, and they are seeing a rise [ Read More ]

Man arrested after pharmacy theft in Batavia Township

Staff report A man was chased down, arrested and charged with aggravated robbery after stealing drugs from a pharmacy in Batavia Township Sept. 26. Donald Ray Hammonds, 32, was charged with aggravated robbery after police found him in the woods near The Batavia Community Pharmacy, located at 2234 Bauer Road. According to Clermont County Sheriff [ Read More ]

Salt a hot commodity this year

By Kristin Rover Sun staff After a harsh winter last year, and difficulty transporting salt this year, the ice and snow melting agent is a hot commodity heading into winter. Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger said companies weren’t able to replenish the supply of salt this year because of limited offloading capabilities on the Ohio [ Read More ]

Police computers approved

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia council members approved the purchase of new computers for police during their Sept. 23 meeting. Police Chief David Friend brought up the purchase during council’s first meeting in September. He said the commuters they have now are too outdated to be upgraded, but they have lasted a long time. [ Read More ]

Road construction issues improving in Union Township

By Kristin Rover Sun staff There is finally some relief for drivers in Union Township now that several traffic projects have been completed. Ken Geis, Union Township Administrator and member of the Clermont County Transportation Improvement District, gave an update on the projects during the Sept. 25 trustee meeting. Geis said construction has been wrapped [ Read More ]

Clepper Park pond to be dredged

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Union Township Trustees are working to improve ponds at the township parks this year. Trustees approved a purchase order for pond dredging services for the pond at Clepper Park during their Sept. 25 meeting. “The pond has not been dredged and is showing the effects,” Geis said during the meeting. [ Read More ]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed in October

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners declared October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county during their Sept. 24 meeting. Commissioner David Uible read a proclamation from commissioners and said the timing could not be more appropriate with several domestic violence incidents in the spotlight recently. “We really appreciate commissioners taking time [ Read More ]

Art Affaire is a fun outing in Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff It was beautiful day for an arts and crafts show Sept. 27 at Promont House in Milford. The ninth annual Art Affaire hosted by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society included more than 65 artists as well as authors, musical performances, a raffle, and refreshments. “We come every year,” Mandy [ Read More ]

Goshen police arrest father and son burglars

Goshen Township Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary that had just occurred at a home in the 1600 block of Fay Road in Goshen Township at 3:14 a.m. July 5. Upon officers arriving, the suspects had already fled the home. The victim determined that among the stolen property included a safe and electronics. A [ Read More ]

Batavia businessman Louis Moore passes

By Art Hunter Editor Louis H. Moore, 84, of Batavia, passed away Sept. 14. Moore, a pillar of the local community, was a lifelong resident of Batavia and a fifth-generation funeral director and embalmer at the family business, Moore Family Funeral Homes. But Moore’s accomplishments went far beyond being a successful local businessman. According to [ Read More ]


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