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Milford Junior High service day successful

By Kelly Cantwell Editor More than 500 students spent two and a half hours on April 28 volunteering as part of the fifth annual Milford Junior High School day of community service. Parents and teachers chaperoned the 540 Milford seventh grade students as they spread out across the community helping local businesses, park services, nursing [ Read More ]

Goshen to replace K-9

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Township Police Department will be saying goodbye to an important member of the department as she retires this year. Jynx has been the department’s K-9 since 2009. She joined at age 3 as officer Matt Bucksath’s partner. She is starting to show her age, said Chief Bob Rose in [ Read More ]

25th Grassy Run another success

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Despite rain on Saturday, the annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous saw about 500 people that day, high numbers for bad weather. “It went surprisingly well considering it rained just about all day Saturday,” said George West, president of the committee. Rain is typical for the event. During the battle it rained [ Read More ]

Williamsburg to drug test students

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Beginning this fall, certain Williamsburg High School students may be randomly drug tested, as part of a new policy the Board of Education approved on April 18. The board and Superintendent Matt Earley have been discussing the possibility for the last couple months. They held a parent information session on April [ Read More ]

Lees speaks to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s April Breakfast Forum featured Robert Lees, a native of the village of New Richmond and owner of Front Street Cafe. Lees spoke about his childhood in New Richmond and about what the restaurant business has taught him. “Growing up in a small town is just so [ Read More ]

School hosts cooking competition

By Megan Alley Sun staff April 25 marked a day of friendly competition at Days of Wonder school as students participated in the school’s first cooking competition. “The kids requested an event like the television show ‘Chopped,’” said Cynthia Day, founder, director and teacher at the school. Day was happy to oblige and organized the [ Read More ]

Art show spotlights historic farm

By Megan Alley Sun staff The South Milford Artisans’ annual spring show is April 30 to May 1 at the historic Arrowhead Farm in Milford; organizers hope the event will ignite the public’s interest in the property, which was recently purchased by Valley View Foundation and preserved as a park. The 190-acre farm, located at [ Read More ]

Milford florist remembered

By Megan Alley Sun staff Friends and family of Jay Jungclas, founder of both Milford’s Jay’s Garden Center and Jay’s Florist and who passed away on April 17, remember the businessperson as a generous man many called “Papa Jay.” “He was always thinking of others; he was all about giving back,” said Jungclas’ daughter, Donna [ Read More ]

Amelia students hold safe driving event

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Two Amelia High School students held an event on April 22 in an effort to educate their peers about the dangers of distracted driving. Caitlyn Keith and Hailey Davis, both juniors, are part of the student organization, Business Professionals of America, which partners with the National Organizations for Youth Safety. NOYS [ Read More ]

Event aimed to create dialogue

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A team of organizations invested in Clermont County put on an event on April 20, called Clermont County Keeping Kids Safe: Cyber Safety Team Project. The multi-disciplinary team that put the event on consists of the Clermont County Prosecutor’s Office, Clermont County Children’s Services, Clermont County law enforcement, the Cincinnati Children’s [ Read More ]

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