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Trial date set for Phillip Hamm

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A trial date has been set for Phillip Hamm, the man who was charged with killing his roommate, Meagan Fambry Feb. 15. Hamm was indicted by a Clermont County Grand Jury March 11 on murder and rape charges. A trial date was set during an April 30 hearing for Sept. [ Read More ]

County car auction was a big success

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The auction to get rid of forfeited and unused county vehicles April 26 brought in nearly $190,000. Clermont County Facilities Management Director Wade Grabowski said they had more than 275 bidders come to the auction. “We did very well,” Grabowski said. “There was a great turnout.” Grabowski said an auction [ Read More ]

Wenstrup has coffee with constituents

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Congressman Brad Wenstrup joined some of his constituents for coffee May 15 at Everything Bagels in Eastgate. “It’s awesome,” Jim Anderson, of Union Township, said about the event. “This is what our elected officials are expected to do.” Anderson said he has communicated with Wenstrup via email before but wanted [ Read More ]

Volunteers help build dugouts

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Volunteers are helping to build new dugouts at Brian Wilson Field at the Batavia Township Community Center. The field, which was renovated thanks to the Reds Community Fund and Cincinnati Reds player Jay Bruce, is the home field of the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Cougars baseball team and also [ Read More ]

East Fork to get facility upgrades

By Art Hunter Editor The state of Ohio will be investing $85 million on capital improvements to modernize the facilities in the state park system, and Clermont County is going to be a big beneficiary of that spending. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer was at East Fork State Park Friday, May 16 [ Read More ]

Law enforcement officials recognized for contributions

By Kristin Rover Sun staff More than a dozen law enforcement officials from departments throughout Clermont County were recognized May 15 during the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s 31st annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet at Holiday Inn in Eastgate. Excellent Service Award Recipients included 20 officials from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office [ Read More ]

Veterans honored with medal ceremony

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission recognized several veterans and their family members May 16 during a medals ceremony at Stonelick Hills Country Club in Batavia. Veterans who were recognized during the event included Paul Myers, Michael Gaible, the late Edward Susshine, David Mills, Walker Fields and the late Donald [ Read More ]

Felicity graduate elected state FFA president

Sydney Snider of Felicity is the 2014-2015 president of the Ohio FFA Association. Snider was elected May 2 during the state convention with more than 65 fellow members and chaperons on hand to celebrate. She ran for president to provide others with the same positive experience she had this past year as state FFA secretary. [ Read More ]

Maupin to learn about son’s killer

By Kristin Rover Sun staff More answers could be revealed about the capture and murder of Clermont County soldier Matt Maupin nearly 10 years after he was captured. Keith Maupin, Matt’s father, said he was contacted about six weeks ago by officials with the Army Judge Advocate General’s office who said they had more information [ Read More ]

Two arrested for meth production

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two people who were cooking methamphetamine in the trunk of their car May 10, according to Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg. Laura Buchannan, 26, of Milford and Andrew Chase, 26, of Amelia were arrested after they were stopped in a vehicle for traffic violations. According [ Read More ]

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