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Commissioners proclaim ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’

The Clermont County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation designating October 2016 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.” The presentation was made at their meeting on Oct. 19, 2016.

New Richmond superintendent makes plea for testing reform

By Megan Alley Sun staff New Richmond Exempted Village School District Superintendent Adam Bird has put forth a call to action for local community members to stand with him in asking state education officials to revise testing requirements and other regulations placed on students and teachers. Bird penned a 10-point email to Sen. Joe Uecker [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Dinner honors Goshen High alumni

By Megan Alley Sun staff Goshen Local School District held its annual senior citizens dinner on Oct. 18. The event, now in its 16th year, pays tribute to senior citizens in the Goshen area, including alumni and retired staff. “I still want you to feel like you’re connected to us because you’re an important part [ Read More ]

CNE Board of Education adopts strategic plan

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont Northeastern Local School District is taking a new direction this school year, after Superintendent Michael Brandt created a strategic plan. When Brandt started his new position in August 2015, the district did not have a strategic plan. The board of education asked Brandt to create one within a year. They [ Read More ]

Wilson Brothers Building sold

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Wilson Brothers Building was sold in an auction on Oct. 8. Joel T. Wilson, one of the Wilson brothers, died on June 21. The Clermont County Auditor lists the owner as Wilson N Laverne, who purchased it from Joel T. Wilson and N Laverne on July 5. Prior to that, [ Read More ]

Public invited to quilt for seniors

By Megan Alley Sun staff Quilters and those who are interested in learning to quilt are invited to participate in the Cardinal Quilters annual Giving Thanks Quilting event on Nov. 18. The event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Felicity Methodist Church at 421 W. Walnut Lane, is part of the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg man found guilty of rape

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Williamsburg man was found guilty of 17 counts of rape and two counts of gross sexual imposition on Oct. 24. Michael Workman, 41, was found guilty by a jury after a six-day trial that began Oct. 17. The jury was asked to consider the counts of rape, a first degree [ Read More ]

Teachers pull bus for fundraiser

By Megan Alley Sun staff Teachers at Clermont Northeastern Elementary School pulled a school bus full of students 15 feet on Oct. 14 as part of the school’s annual walk-a-thon event. “It was just awesome,” said Meg Porter, a third grade teacher at the school who participated in the pull. “I was worried we wouldn’t [ Read More ]

Grammas Pizza co-founder remembered

By Megan Alley Sun staff George Grammas, co-founder of Grammas Pizza, passed away on Sept. 28. “The community’s support has been overwhelming,” Nick Grammas, George’s son and owner of the Mt. Carmel location, said. “So many people have poured in and sent cards and flowers to the funeral.” George Grammas, who was 74 years old, [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Jacob the peacock dies

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jacob the peacock, the village of New Richmond’s resident peafowl who was found critically injured on state Route 52 on July 22, died on Oct. 10. “He gave it a good shot, didn’t he,” said Jeff Hartnady, director of the Spencer Park Aviary & Wildlife Center, located in New Richmond. [ Read More ]

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