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Ohio Police and Fire Games held in Clermont County

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Hundreds of police and fire personnel from Ohio and beyond traveled to Clermont County June 8-13 for the 2014 Ohio Police and Fire Games. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said the games, which featured multiple days of sports competition, went well. “It went very smoothly,” Rodenberg said. “We got a lot [ Read More ]

Volunteers spruce up Stonelick Park

By Kristin Rover Sun staff More than a dozen Duke Energy volunteers got their hands dirty June 13 to help spruce up the Stonelick State Park campground. Mark Penn, a campground attendant at Stonelick State Park, said the park applied for a grant through Duke Energy to receive materials to complete the improvements which included [ Read More ]

Vaccination is best defense during outbreak

Recent outbreaks of measles and mumps in Ohio have prompted Governor Jon Kasich to authorize pharmacists to give the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to adults 18 years of age and older. Clermont count Health Commissioner Julianne Nesbit says that there have been no cases of measles in Clermont County, and that the few [ Read More ]

Intruder shot during home invasion in Union Twp

By Kristin Rover Sun staff An intruder was shot by a home owner during a home invasion in Union Township June 11. According to Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, Union Township Police Operations Commander, police responded to a home in the 4400 block of Grandview Drive in the township at 2:30 a.m. after a call about an [ Read More ]

Portman to host town hall meeting Friday, June 19

U.S. Senator Portman will take questions and hear concerns and comments about Veterans Administration Healthcare and the Veterans Administration backlog this week at the Stuart G. Luginbuhl-American Legion Post 72. The post is locate at 497 Batavia Pike in Mt. Carmel. The event will be a town hall meeting format, and will be held from [ Read More ]

Groundbreaking ceremonies held for new elementary school

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Hundreds of Batavia Elementary School students packed the high school gym on a rainy Wednesday June 4 to participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for their new school. Dirt was brought inside for the ceremony as well as a giant bulldog statue and a rendering of the new building. Officials with [ Read More ]

Vaccination is best defense during outbreak

Art Hunter Recent outbreaks of measles and mumps in Ohio have prompted Governor Jon Kasich to authorize pharmacists to give the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to adults 18 years of age and older. Clermont count Health Commissioner Julianne Nesbit says that there have been no cases of measles in Clermont County, and that [ Read More ]

Reds Rookie Success League gets underway

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Reds Rookie Success League in Clermont County is quickly becoming an example for the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund of how to run a character-building baseball camp the right way. “Clermont County in a lot of ways is sort of a gold standard,” Charley Frank, executive director of the Reds [ Read More ]

Man arrested for corrupting children with drugs

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Goshen Township police arrested a man known by local children as ‘The Candyman’ for public indecency and corrupting others with drugs June 6. Goshen Township Police Sergeant Ron Robinson, who investigated the case, said a neighbor notified police that he had seen Martin Meyer, 55, walking into the woods with [ Read More ]

Batavia’s East Main Street reopened

By Art Hunter Editor Batavia’s East Main Main Street was opened to traffic Friday, June 6 after being closed for months. The street was closed over the winter as work progressed on an approximately $5 million improvement project. The street was reopened without much ceremony or fanfare. After the contractor finished painting the parking spots, [ Read More ]


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