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Country music star Sara Evans set to headline this year’s county fair concert

By Megan Alley, Sun staff – Country music star Sara Evans is booked to headline the 2017 Clermont County Fair. The concert, which is sponsored by the Clermont County Agricultural Society and Ohio Valley Productions, is set for July 28. “On the heels of an amazing 2016 concert, the Clermont County Fair Board was determined [ Read More ]

New councilman in Milford

By Brett Milam, Editor – The city of Milford has a new councilman after Justin Bonnell tendered his resignation on Feb. 7 to pursue business interests that took him out of the city. At the April 4 meeting of council, Fred Albrecht, a businessman of 40 years and the co-owner with his wife Suzette of [ Read More ]

County plans develop for 60 acres annexed into Amelia

By Megan Alley Sun staff 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 street [ Read More ]

Victims of abuse share stories

By Megan Alley, Sun staff – The 2017 National Crime Victims Rights’ Week Annual Luncheon, held April 6 at the Pattison Park Lodge & Gazebo, brought together community leaders, law enforcement officials and victim assistance advocates and survivors. The luncheon is now in its fourth year. It was started to, “shine a light on crime [ Read More ]

Persons with DD impress at job fair

By Megan Alley Sun staff A group of individuals with developmental disabilities had the opportunity to show off their skills and work experience to potential employers during a reverse job fair on March 21. The event was held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ohio Means Jobs Clermont County, located at 756 Cincinnati-Batavia Pike. [ Read More ]

Hollywood comes to Bethel

By Megan Alley, Sun staff – Local residents turned out in droves to catch a glimpse of movie stars Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek as the movie production, “The Old Man and the Gun,” filmed in the village of Bethel on April 4. The film crew shot at Wichard Oil, located at 518 Plane St., [ Read More ]

Local school leaders react to the new Ohio gun law

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new Ohio gun law that took effect on March 21 allows anyone with a concealed carry license to carry a gun in more places, including school zones and daycare centers. “School safety is always our number one priority, and we always take every step to keep our students safe [ Read More ]

NWS confirms tornado touched in Williamsburg

By Brett Milam Editor A tornado touched down in Williamsburg on March 26, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado touched down at 2:24 p.m., with wind speeds at 90 mph, a path width of 70 yards and traveled for about .3 miles before coming to an end, the NWS said. No fatalities or [ Read More ]

Center for Conservation holds grand opening in Milford

By Brett Milam Editor More than 100 people turned out for the grand opening of the Center for Conservation in Milford on March 25. The Cincinnati Nature Center at 4949 Tealtown Road and specifically, Rowe Woods, was the site for a celebration 50 years in the making. Started in 1967, the Cincinnati Nature Center is [ Read More ]

New law makes roads safer for bicyclists

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new law went into effect on March 21 that requires motorists to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing. “For years, Ohio has suffered an unacceptable and avoidable number of bicycling injuries and fatalities on our roadways. The cities of Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo and 26 [ Read More ]

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