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Student arrested after social media threat

Staff report A New Richmond High School student was arrested and suspended Oct. 29 after making a threat on social media, according to Enos Pennington, communications manager for New Richmond Exempted School District. The student, who was not identified, posted a threat on the anonymous social media app Yik Yak. The threat resulted in a [ Read More ]

Amelia council approves purchase of new building

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The iconic victorian building on Main Street in Amelia will soon be the home of village council offices and a community museum and park. Amelia village council members approved the purchase of the building back in August, according to Mayor Todd Hart. “That property has been in the works for [ Read More ]

Business Technology Summit held

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The second annual Business Technology Summit featured helpful and innovative information for business owners and staff Oct. 29 at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Eastgate. Speakers included David Knox, Geoff Smith, Michelle Beckham-Corbin, Mark Sund, Brian Minick, and Mark Hughes. Topics discussed at the summit included cyber security, LinkedIn [ Read More ]

Two choices for county commissioner

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Voters will have two choices for county commissioner Nov. 4. One is incumbent David Uible and the other is retired pilot Richard Perry. Uible was first appointed to serve as commissioner in March 2012 to replace former commissioner Archie Wilson and was elected in November 2012. Since he has been [ Read More ]

Green and McNeely on ballot for State Rep. 66th district

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Incumbent Republican State Representative Doug Green is facing Democratic challenger Ken McNeely Jr. Nov. 4 in the race for Ohio’s 66th House District. Green said it has been an honor to serve the past two years as representative for the 66th district, where he is from. “I’ve been a lifelong [ Read More ]

Becker and Carlier running for 65th District State Rep.

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Voters will have to decide between the 65th Ohio House District incumbent Republican John Becker and his Democrat challenger Charlie Carlier Nov. 4. Becker was elected to serve as state representative in 2013. “I’ve been in private industry pretty much my entire life,” Becker said about his background. Becker said [ Read More ]

Veterans Day events planned in New Richmond

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several Veterans Day events are planned in New Richmond Nov. 11. A Veterans Day ceremony will be held in New Richmond at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11. The ceremony will be held at the memorial along Front Street in the village. The Veterans Day Parade will be held at 7 p.m. [ Read More ]

Board of elections office open weekend before election

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Board of Elections will have early voting available the weekend before the election Nov. 1-2 this year. Judy Miller, director of the board of elections, encouraged citizens to come vote that weekend and avoid the chaos of election day. “We want to encourage people and let them know [ Read More ]

Tyszkiewicz challenges Wenstrup

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Democratic candidate Marek Tyszkiewicz is challenging Republican Congressman Brad Wenstrup for his seat in the house of representatives from the 2nd District. Wenstrup is a podiatrist, small business owner, and served in the United States Army Reserves in Iraq. He was elected to congress in 2012. Wenstrup said he has [ Read More ]

Cpl. Josh Lemar returns from Afghanistan

By Kristin Rover Sun staff United States Marine Corps Corporal Josh Lemar returned from Afghanistan and was recognized by Clermont County Commissioners for his service Oct. 22. The New Richmond High School graduate said he served in the Marine Corps for four years and was sent to Afghanistan twice. Lemar said it was great to [ Read More ]

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