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Candidates compete for commissioner seat

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Two candidates are vying for the seat that will be left open when Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud retires early next year. David Painter was born and raised in the village of New Richmond, where he still lives. Most recently, he was a self-employed construction engineering and project management [ Read More ]

School spotlight: New Richmond nonprofit helps students

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Lions Reach Out, a New Richmond High School-based nonprofit organization, has been helping students in need in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District for more than 10 years. Sue Griffin, who is in her 19th year of teaching at the high school, started Lions Reach Out, named after [ Read More ]

Student arrested for clown threat

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A 14-year-old Milford High School student was arrested on Sept. 30 after making a threat on social media. The student created a social media “killer clown” page and posted early in the morning on Sept. 30, “Here we come. Coming to MHS next. Be ready,” said Miami Township Assistant Police Chief [ Read More ]

Brewery to host BBQ contest

By Megan Alley Sun staff Businesses Uniting to Rebuild and Grow, a redevelopment group focused on reinventing Williamsburg, will hold its first BBQ Fest and Feral Hog 50K after-party on Oct. 15 at the Old Firehouse Brewery. The idea for the event came after race organizers approached the brewery about hosting an event after the [ Read More ]

Man sentenced to life for killing daughter

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   A Loveland man was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole on Sept. 30 for murdering his daughter. Charles Crawford, 25, reported his 4-month-old daughter, Kaylynn, missing on July 31 around 8:52 p.m. He told the Loveland Police Department that she was abducted from his car at Dollar General on Loveland [ Read More ]

Retest shows no lead issues in water

By Megan Alley Sun staff Officials from the village of New Richmond are breathing a sigh of relief after the results from a second water sample taken from the Robin Grays Public Water System showed no disconcerting levels of lead. “It’s good news,” Greg Roberts, village administrator. The village was put on alert when, during [ Read More ]

Missing teenager found safe

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A 15-year-old missing Amelia girl was found safe on Oct. 1. Michelle Wikette left her house in the evening on Sept. 27. Her parents discovered her missing at about 5:30 a.m. the next morning, said Amelia Police Chief Jeff Wood. Officers interviewed her friends at Amelia High School for two days, [ Read More ]

Auto repair shop opens in Milford

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Local and family-owned Perry’s Auto Repair & Care, located in Milford, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting event on Sept. 27. Husband and wife team Kevin and Erin Perry, residents of Miami Township since 2003, own the shop, which specializes in a variety of auto repair services [ Read More ]

Indictments include grand theft

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Grand Jury of the Court of Common Pleas indictments on Sept. 27 included grand theft. Ashley Pence, 32 of Amelia, was indicted for one count grand theft, a third degree felony, on Sept. 27 after allegedly stealing a firearm or dangerous ordinance on Aug. 30. Pence was convicted of two [ Read More ]

Good weather brings large crowd to Pumpkin Run

By Megan Alley and Kelly Cantwell Sun staff   After the 40th annual Pumpkin Run National Vintage Car Show, Fastiques Rod and Customs gave Shriner’s Burn Hospital for Children $50,000, bringing the club’s total donation to the hospital to more than $980,000. While the numbers aren’t in from the 41st annual Pumpkin Run Nationals, held [ Read More ]


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