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Veterans Project seeks participants

By Megan Alley Sun staff Organizers of the local facet of the Library of Congress’s Veterans History Project are seeking wartime veterans and home front civilians to share their stories on video. The project, which is administered locally by Chris Rich, manager of the Clermont County Public Library’s Owensville branch, aims to collect, preserve and [ Read More ]

Batavia Twp. donates $5,000 from race

By Megan Alley Sun staff Batavia Township’s first Eastside Adventure Challenge raised more than $5,000, which will be donated to select area nonprofit organizations. The “obstacle course and color run” which was held May 7 at the Batavia Township Community Center and Park, was the brainchild of Administrator Rex Parsons and Anchor Fitness owner Leah [ Read More ]

Maximum Fire Protection opens

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Maximum Fire Protection held a grand opening on June 9 to celebrate the company’s move to Milford. Nick and Renee Hoderlein opened the company, which provides overhead commercial sprinklers, in Covington three years ago. Maximum Fire Protection also installs for new construction and renovation and does inspections and service, Renee Hoderlein [ Read More ]

Borges, Pepper speak to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Matthew Borges, chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, and David Pepper, chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party, spoke to the Clermont Chamber of Commerce about the presidential election and the state of politics in general. The legislative breakfast was held on June 9 at Holiday Inn and Suites Eastgate. Both Borges [ Read More ]

Spelling Bee raises money for literacy

By Lauren Fisher Sun intern Members from across the community came together on June 10 to participate in the 24th Annual Adult Spelling Bee, presented at the Miami Township Civic Center in support of the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties. Eight teams participated in this year’s competition, many of them dressed to fit [ Read More ]

Crossroads to open Eastgate location

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Crossroads will be opening its seventh location in Eastgate in 2017. Crossroads, an interdenominational church that began in 1996, has locations in Florence, Mason, Oakley, Oxford, Uptown and the West Side, in addition to a virtual church, according to a press release. “Crossroads is a place where anyone, regardless of location, [ Read More ]

Monroe Twp adds emergency staff

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Monroe Township Fire and Emergency Medical Services department has added two full-time lieutenants. The township trustees approved the promotions, effective immediately, of part-time lieutenant Bandy Griffin and firefighter and paramedic Jim Leadford to full-time status in a 2-1 vote during their meeting on June 9; trustees Joyce Richardson and [ Read More ]

Milford, Felicity join

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio Treasurer’s Office announced on June 10 that the city of Milford and the village of Felicity have joined The “online checkbook,” which was launched in 2014, is a user-friendly database that allows the public to see how tax money is being spent. Information is searchable by category, vendor [ Read More ]

Goshen student to compete in national rodeo

By Megan Alley Sun staff An eighth-grade student at Goshen Middle School will compete in the 12th annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Lebanon, Tennessee from June 19-25. Chase Forman will compete in the NJHFR as part of the Ohio National Junior High rodeo team; he’s entered into the goat tying, tie-down calf roping, [ Read More ]

Democrats rally in Loveland

By Garth Shanklin Sports editor State Senate hopeful Charlie Carlier was one of several Democrats who spoke at an event held at the Trails of East Loveland June 11. Carlier was joined by Jerod Weber, who is running for a spot in the Ohio House of Representatives, and by Ohio State Senate Minority Leader Joe [ Read More ]

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