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West Clermont recognizes Amelia High School Olympiad

The West Clermont Board of Education recognized the Amelia High School Olympiad Team at the board meeting on March 31 for their success in the Cincinnati Regional Science Olympiad Tournament. From left, Blake Moore, Parker Moore, Sami Neanover, Nic Calhoun, Mason Hancock, Rob Duff and Coach Joan Lewis. Not pictured are Aaron Krebiehl, Connor McClanahan, [ Read More ]

Student recognized for saving life

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A student was recognized at the West Clermont Board of Education meeting on March 31 after he saved a man’s life. Alex Hunter, a senior at Glen Este High School, was about 10 minutes into his shift at Taco Bell on March 13 when a car rolled into a grassy [ Read More ]

Amelia restaurant serves first alcoholic drink in nearly a century

By Kelly Doran Sun staff When Charles Robert Pollitt was fighting prostate cancer in 2012, he decided he wanted to do something for mankind before he died. Pollitt, known as Bob, decided his contribution would be to make the village of Amelia wet again, repealing the ban his grandfather put on serving alcohol by the [ Read More ]

Man sentenced for abduction

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A man was sentenced to five years in jail after forcing a 17-year-old to drive him around and give him money. John Magevney, age 25, who was arrested at the end of January, was charged with kidnapping, two counts of abduction and one count of robbery. The abduction and robbery [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate to cut 14 staff members

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Bethel-Tate Local Schools will be losing 14 staff members to make the $1 million necessary in cuts so the district will not be placed in fiscal caution. When Bethel-Tate submitted a five-year forecast in October 2014 to the Ohio Department of Education, it was reviewed by the ODE because of [ Read More ]

Roney’s holds groundbreaking ceremony

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A beloved community restaurant will be opening in Milford after being closed for almost a year. Roney’s will open in four or five months at 314 Chamber Dr. in Milford, said Chance Truemper, vice president of Cincinnati United Contractors, Inc. A small crowd gathered at the future site of Roney’s [ Read More ]

Armed man allegedly robs Batavia salon

Staff report A man allegedly stole an undisclosed amount of money at knifepoint from a Batavia business in mid-March. Joel McClure, 44, allegedly stole money from Main Street Salon in Batavia on March 17 at 6 p.m., Batavia Police Chief Michael Gardner said. During the robbery, McClure brandished a knife, Gardner said. He fled the [ Read More ]

Principal passionate about helping students

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Denise Amiot’s love for teaching is evident in the way she speaks about it. Amiot is the assistant principal at Amelia High School and an adjunct professor at Xavier University. She has been in education for over 30 years, during which time she has been featured in the Sterling Registry [ Read More ]

Police find their policies successful

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Cases like the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, and Eric Garner in New York City have brought attention to, among other issues, how police officers use force when interacting with a citizen. Union Township, Milford and Miami Township police departments all willingly hold themselves to the Commission on [ Read More ]

Grant salon to be renovated

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The cosmetology salon at Grant Career Center will soon be getting the first renovation since the building was built in 1976. What was state of the art then has become outdated, said Superintendent Lisa Tuttle-Huff. The area needs renovated so that students are getting an experience similar to what they [ Read More ]


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