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Murder suspect found at East Fork

Staff report A man wanted for murder in Kentucky was found staying in a tent at East Fork State Park in Clermont County July 11. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, John William Amis, 35, of Glasgow, Ky., was found in a tent in the area of Loop A at East Fork State [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair gets underway July 20

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The 165th Clermont County Fair is just around the corner and with it comes the many traditions that bring people back year after year. “Break away from the every day things and come out to the fair,” Clermont County Fair Board President Bill Scharber said. “Enjoy the atmosphere and be [ Read More ]

Trail is being built at Jim Terrell Park

By Kristin Rover Sun staff There will soon be a new recreation trail in Milford for residents and guests to take advantage of. Volunteers and city employees are working together to create a multi-use trail at the Jim Terrell Park that will accommodate hikers, runners and cyclists. “We are hoping the trail will be a [ Read More ]

Property owners affected by ALB eligible for tree program

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Property owners who have been affected by the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive pest that was discovered in Clermont County in June of 2011, may be able to get assistance replanting trees on their property. An informational session was held at Grant Career Center July 8 so that property [ Read More ]

Batavia street project dedicated

By Art Hunter Editor   A dedication ceremony was held in Batavia Tuesday, July 15 for the Main, Second, and Fourth Street Project. “This bicentennial year is a good time to be the mayor of Batavia,” Mayor John Thebout said. “We’ve had the good fortune in recent years to see a revival of our village, [ Read More ]

Shaw sentenced for killing bicyclist

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Todd Shaw, the man who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a cyclist on Round Bottom Road in Union Township Feb. 21, was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison July 10. Shaw was sentencd by Judge Jerry McBride in a courtroom filled with family members and friends of both [ Read More ]

Improvements made to Shor Park

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Shor Park in Union Township is becoming an example of wetland restoration and storm water drainage practices for the Clermont County Park District after recent improvements to the park. A tour was held to showcase the improvements July 9. “Years ago this was a working farm,” Clermont County Park [ Read More ]

Child nearly drowns in Bethel

Staff report A child nearly drowned in a family pool in Bethel July 14. According to Clermont Count Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, the 18-month-old child was with his father, Mike Berwanger, who was working in a detached garage while the mother, Brittany Berwanger, was in the house. The father discovered that the child had left [ Read More ]

Board waiting for decision about member

By Kristin Rover Sun staff West Clermont Local School District Board of Education has been missing a board member since former board member Mark Merchant passed away in May. Board members had 30 days to make a decision about a new board member and failed to agree on a replacement. “The law required us to [ Read More ]

Former county commissioner dies

By Art Hunter Editor Jerry Carlier, a former Clermont County Commissioner and Stonelick Township Trustee, died Friday, July 4. Carlier, 85, of Owensville, served one term as county commissioner from 1980-1984. He was a Stonelick Township Trustee for more than 20 years, serving terms both before and after his term as Clermont County Commissioner. Carlier [ Read More ]

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