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Three women indicted for involvement in drug overdose

Staff report Three Franklin Township residents have been indicted for their involvement in an overdose death that occurred in February. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, Sara Lynn Isaac, 22; Samantha Renee Forbes, 24; and Katherine Michelle Campbell, 28 were indicted recently by the Clermont County Grand Jury. Isaac was indicted on one [ Read More ]

Incumbents retain seats in Ohio House of Representatives

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The incumbents representing Clermont County in the Ohio House of Representatives retained their seats in Tuesday’s election. Representative Doug Green defeated his 66th district opponent Ken McNeely by 15,939 votes. Green received 77.36 percent of the vote and McNeely received 22.64 percent of the vote across the district. “I am [ Read More ]

Wenstrup holds on to congressional seat

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Republican Congressman Brad Wenstrup held on to his seat in the United States House of Representatives in the November general election. Wenstrup defeated his second congressional district opponent Democrat Marek Tyszkiewicz by 63,546 votes. Wenstrup received 63.86 percent of the votes and Tyszkiewicz received 36.14 percent of votes in across [ Read More ]

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 ]

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