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Three-car accident at SR 32 and Bauer Road

A three-car accident at the intersection of state Route 32 and Bauer Road slowed traffic on April 30. The Ohio State Highway Patrol received the call at 10:32 a.m. and cleared the scene at 11:49 a.m. The Batavia Police Department assisted.

Batavia student visit The Clermont Sun

A group of third grade students from Batavia Elementary stopped by The Clermont Sun with teacher Julie Brown while on a historical walking tour of the village of Batavia on May 1.

Commissioners declare May ‘Older Americans Month’

May 2015 was named “Older Americans Month” in a proclamation from Clermont County Commissioners on May 4. From left, Clermont County Commissioner Davie Uible, Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer of Clermont Senior Services Cindy Gramke and Commissioners Ed Humphrey and Bob Proud.

Amela swears in full-time officier

Jake T. Dold, on left, was sworn in as a full-time police officer for Amelia Village on April 28. Dold will serve under Police Chief Jeff Wood, on right.

Historian remarks on Lincoln’s funeral train

By Kelly Doran Sun staff On April 29, 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln’s body passed through Milford on its way to his burial. “This country has just an incredible, incredible history,” Clermont County Historian Richard Crawford said. Lincoln’s body did not stop at the Montauk Station in Milford, even though the stop was on [ Read More ]

Invention Convention includes 3D printer

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Students in the Clermont County Gifted STEM Program had a unique invention convention on April 30. While the idea of inventing an item remained the same, the students utilized a 3D printer for their project, which they’ve never done before, said teacher Heather Frost-Hauck. The 84 students who participated in [ Read More ]

Eastgate traffic improvements continue

By Megan Alley Sun staff The retail strip mall located across the street from Jungle Jim’s in Eastgate is getting a makeover. The project includes interchange improvements that will help ease traffic congestion in the area. According to the website for project developer PEBB Enterprises, Gordmans department store is set to open in the redeveloped [ Read More ]

Heroin deaths rise in county

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Ohio Department of Health released 2013 Ohio Drug Overdose Data recently, showing a 10.2 percent increase in state drug overdose deaths since 2012. A graph showing average, age-adjusted unintentional drug overdose death rates per 100,000 by county shows Clermont County to have the eighth highest death rate in the [ Read More ]

Bethel voters to decide on police levy in August special election

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Bethel Village Council voted unanimously last week to let voters decide on an 8 mill continuous police levy that would provide about $240,000 each year to the understaffed department. The council voted no on a proposed one percent income tax earlier this month. Voters will have their say in [ Read More ]

Commissioners inch toward June deadline to decide fate of CASC

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners have until June 5 to decide how to reopen Ohio’s first Community Alternative Sentencing Center. The commissioners must choose between signing a contract with an outside organization or utilizing in-house resources to provide CASC program services. Two potential operators submitted proposals by a February deadline, but so [ Read More ]

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