News Archive

Doss sworn in

On right, Mike Minniear, the city of Milford’s law director, swears in Michael Doss as the city manager during the May 17, 2016 council meeting. “We’re excited about this new chapter,” Mayor Laurie Howland said.

‘Hometown hero’ dies at 96

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Joseph Golfman, known as Monroe Township’s hometown hero, passed away on May 13 at the age of 96. Golfman is remembered fondly by his daughters, Sandra Pearson and Jeanne Rufft. Both remember how involved he was in his community. Golfman participated in his church, United Methodist in Laurel, playing baseball and [ Read More ]

Spend summertime at Jungle Jim’s

By Megan Alley Sun staff The staff at Jungle Jim’s International Market’s Paradise Pavilion is gearing up for a summer full of events. “We’re excited, because June kicks off our summer events schedule,” said April Petri, general manager of Paradise Pavilion and its counterpart in Fairfield, the Oscar Event Center. Paradise Pavilion, which is located [ Read More ]

Man and woman arrested after car chase and abandoning child

By Kelly Cantwell Editor What began as a traffic stop became a police chase and ended with a man abandoning a child and running off on May 23. An Amelia police officer attempted to perform a traffic stop on a car driven by Samantha Taylor, 26, but she fled into the Quail Creek subdivision. The [ Read More ]

County to add building inspector

By Megan Alley Sun staff A full-time building inspector will be added to the Clermont County Building Inspection Department. The county commissioners approved the new position during their meeting on May 18. Before approving the position, commissioner Bob Proud asked Carl Lamping, director of the department, what he hoped to accomplish by adding the position. [ Read More ]

CVB welcomes new sports director

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new Director of Sports. Joel Barnhill took over the full-time staff position, previously held by Jim Barger, on May 1. “The crux of the position is to help bring events, specifically sporting events, into the county, keeping in mind we’re [ Read More ]

Project engages CNE students in economics

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Some may find it difficult to get fifth grade students excited and engaged while learning about economics, but teacher Amy Becker has successfully done just that for the past five years by putting on an event dubbed Market Day. The Clermont Northeastern Elementary teacher helps about 100 students understand a bit [ Read More ]

Three indicted for robbery

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Three adults were indicted for aggravated robbery after a May 9 incident in Miami Township. Atlanta Sellers, 18 of Milford, Donald Ayers, 18 of Norwood, and Marquess Foggie, 18 of Cincinnati, along with two male juveniles and one female juvenile robbed a Pebble Brooke apartment. The two females allegedly texted the [ Read More ]

Council approves park plan

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford City Council approved a master plan for Riverside Park during the May 17 meeting. Charles Evans, chair of the Milford Parks and Recreation Commission, began discussion on the plan during the public input session. He views Riverside Park as Milford’s living room; the place where citizens come and gather. [ Read More ]

Man found guilty and indicted on the same day

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A New Richmond man pleaded guilty to rape and kidnapping on May 17, but was indicted for another incident of rape and of pandering obscenity on the same day. Gary James Jr., 37, pleaded guilty to one count of rape and one count of kidnapping, both first degree felonies for crimes [ Read More ]

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