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Correction to The Sun’s Navy Academy acceptance story

In the March 25 article, “Batavia grad headed to Naval Academy,” the article incorrectly stated, “It’s the first time any Batavia resident has been nominated to the Naval Academy and the first time since 1943 for any academy in the military.” However, the editor of The Sun was informed by Victor Mosbacker, that his brother, [ Read More ]

Bethel couple opens cleaning franchise in Cincinnati

By Brett Milam Editor A local couple from Bethel has opened a new Office Pride franchise in Newtown that offers janitorial services to commercial businesses, schools and churches. Located on Round Bottom Road, the franchise will service Clermont, Brown, Adams and Hamilton counties in Ohio and Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Kentucky. “I had [ Read More ]

Local woman pays tribute to veterans with backyard garden

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A local woman has found a way to honor veterans on Memorial Day, and throughout the year, with a commemorative garden in her backyard. Othia Wagner, 62, of Goshen started the garden when she and her husband Jerry Wagner moved to the house in 1983. She was inspired to do [ Read More ]

Amelia mayor responds to annexation appeal from Pierce Township

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved the annexation of 53.566 acres of land in Pierce Township to the village of Amelia during their regular session on April 5. The land, which is owned by Glen Mary Partners, LLC and James H. Grimes, is located on state Route 125/Main Street, across the [ Read More ]

Amelia roundup: Part-time police officers sworn in, and more

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The village of Amelia council met on May 16 to handle a variety of business matters. – Mayor Todd Hart swore in two new part-time police officers, Jonathan Nealan and Dustin Wade. – Eight large flowering pots will be installed outside various locations throughout the village, including the police station, [ Read More ]

Road construction brings multiple street closures

By Megan Alley Sun staff The second phase of construction on the Old State Route 74 Widening Project has caused a six-month road closure on the thoroughfare. Old State Route 74, between Amelia-Olive Branch Road and Armstrong Boulevard, will be closed until Nov. 3; the intersection of Amelia-Olive Branch Road and Old State Route 74 [ Read More ]

BelFlex Staffing opens another location in Amelia

By Brett Milam Editor BelFlex, a staffing firm and network, opened up its 25th branch, this one in the village of Amelia on May 3 to offer another option from their Milford location. “This is going to be helpful for us,” Jay Clawson, the marketing manager, said. “The Milford location is one of the top [ Read More ]

Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee opens its doors

By Brett Milam Editor City of Milford residents have a new fix for their sweet tooth needs: Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee on Main Street. The new establishment held its official ribbon cutting on May 11, with Mayor Laurie Howland, Board of County Commissioner Edwin Humphrey and Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce members present. [ Read More ]

Local teen inspires Bethel leaders to support National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The village of Bethel council showed their support for a local teenager who has a benign brain tumor and is trying to raise awareness about brain tumors and cancer by wearing grey to their regular monthly meeting on May 11. May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and supporters across [ Read More ]

Proposed Owensville annexation withdrawn

By Brett Milam Editor The petition for the disputed annexation of 224.0034 acres from Stonelick Township to the village of Owensville was withdrawn at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 10. Commissioners Painter, Humphrey and Uible all voted in favor of approving the withdrawal. The filing was done by Michael Minniear, attorney for [ Read More ]


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