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Mold counts up this year

By Megan Alley Sun staff Fungi such as shelf fungi and Cladosporium that flourish in this region during the summertime could leave many residents sniffling and sneezing. Shelf, or bracket, fungi produce fruiting bodies called conks that are often shaped like shelves, brackets or circles; the fungi is often found on trees, both living and [ Read More ]

Mobile veterinary clinic rolls out

By Megan Alley Sun staff The League for Animal Welfare’s new mobile veterinary clinic is helping treat homeless animals throughout the county. The fully equipped mobile clinic, which is 26 feet long, was purchased earlier this year as part of the league’s new community outreach program. Currently, the mobile clinic is staffed by a veterinarian, [ Read More ]

TQL attempts second world record

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Total Quality Logistics, a freight brokerage firm headquartered in Union Township, attempted to break a second world record on July 21. Participants, which included members of the military and employees of TQL, tried to beat the existing Guinness World Record of 827 people doing sit-ups simultaneously. The event is part of [ Read More ]

New Richmond peacock injured in hit and run

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jacob the peacock, the village of New Richmond’s resident peafowl, is facing an uncertain future after he was struck by a hit and run driver on July 22. At around 9 a.m. that day, Patty Hoagland, who had just dropped off her daughter at a friend’s house and was headed [ Read More ]

Boyd and Seipelt elementary schools near completion

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The end of construction on Boyd E. Smith and Seipelt elementary schools is in sight. The Milford Board of Education approved a resolution to accept funding from the Ohio Facilities Commission to build new versions of both schools on May 16, 2013. On May 2, 2015, the district held two groundbreaking [ Read More ]

Amelia puts replacement police levy on ballot

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Amelia Police Department will ask voters to approve new tax dollars to hire more police officers and upgrade equipment. On Nov. 8, voters in Amelia will decide whether or not to approve a replacement 7-mill continuing police levy. During its meeting on July 19, the village council [ Read More ]

Batavia Elementary to become green space

By Megan Alley Sun staff The site of the former Batavia Elementary School, which closed its doors on May 27, will be turned into green space. While details are still being finalized, Batavia Local Schools Superintendent Keith Millard said the plan is to demolish the school, located at 215 Broadway St., and return the 5-acre [ Read More ]

Amelia woman honored for crime fighting

By Megan Alley Sun staff A village of Amelia woman was recently honored for the bravery she showed when she stopped an attempted burglary. During its meeting on July 19, the village council presented Jill Jones with Amelia’s first Bravest Citizens Award for her work in assisting the Amelia Police Department with the apprehension of [ Read More ]

Mayor addresses future of Milford Main

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The city of Milford officially owns Milford Main, after demolition was completed on July 6. The Milford City Council unanimously voted to purchase Milford Main from the Milford Exempted Village School District during the March 1 council meeting. The city purchased the property, located at 527 Main St. in Milford, for [ Read More ]

Ceremony, parade kick off Clermont County Fair

By Lauren Fisher Sun intern Braving the stifling humidity and a heat index of more than 100 degrees, residents lined the streets of Owensville July 24 to help kick off the 167th annual Clermont County fair. The yearly parade and ceremonies, however, came with some exciting news for the county’s young 4-H participants. “This upcoming [ Read More ]

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