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Project highlights Underground Railroad sites

By Megan Alley Sun staff The ninth of 10 informational signs on the village of New Richmond’s interactive, self-guided Underground Railroad tour was installed on Aug. 10. The tour, which is 26 years in the making, highlights New Richmond’s contributions to the abolitionist movement. “I am happy that this phase of the project is complete,” [ Read More ]

Eastgate Walmart kicks off grocery pickup

By Megan Alley Sun staff After much anticipation, Eastgate Walmart launched its free online grocery pickup service on Aug. 9. “Our customers have been asking for this,” said Jenn Fuller, assistant manager for the store’s online grocery department. The service allows customers to order groceries online, with a $30 minimum, and pick them up at [ Read More ]

Moscow bicentennial event to be held in September

By Megan Alley Sun staff Enthusiasm is palpable in the village of Moscow as the date for the community’s bicentennial celebration approaches. The event, which the Moscow Historical Committee has been organizing for the past four years, will take place on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at various locations throughout the village. [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin receives tech grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff This year, students in grades 6, 9 and 12 in the Felicity-Franklin Local School District will be paired with their own Chromebook laptops, thanks to a recent $556,000 grant award from Ohio’s Straight A Fund. District officials, who received final confirmation of the award on Aug. 12, will use the [ Read More ]

Ride benefits scholarship honoring local hero

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On April 30, 2009 United States Marine Corp Staff Sgt. Mark Anthony Wojciechowski, also known as Tony Wojo, was killed in Iraq. His memory, however, lives on in the scholarship that his mother, Teresa Dillinger, established in his name in 2010. This year, Dillinger is putting on the seventh annual Ridin’ [ Read More ]

KLiCWow making strides towards goal

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Since KLiCWow was created earlier this year, the organization has made a lot of progress towards its goal to put a tablet in the hands of every 3 and 4-year-old in the county. John Melvin, the former director of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Center, started working on [ Read More ]

New Richmond car thefts on the rise

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Police Department is continuing to urge residents to take caution after a recent influx of car thefts. Five have been stolen within the past several months, most left unlocked with the keys inside, according to the department’s Facebook page. “On a previous post I had asked that [ Read More ]

Two indicted in accidental shooting

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Grand Jury indicted two people for careless actions that led to James Baker’s death. Baker, 64, was the owner of Kay Jay Gun Shop, located at 3023 Lindale Mt. Holly Road in Monroe Township. He was accidentally shot and killed while holding a concealed carry training course on June 18. [ Read More ]

Rabies found in Clermont County

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Rabies was found in Clermont County for the first time since 2013 in a bat that bit a Union Township woman. The bat found its way into the woman’s apartment on July 29 and bit her. The bat was captured and brought to Clermont County Public Health to be tested. The [ Read More ]

Sheriff’s office uncovers indecency at East Fork

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office is currently running an undercover investigation at East Fork State Park to try to stop incidents of public indecency. This is not the first time the sheriff’s office has investigated public indecency at the park, but the current investigation, which began June 13, is the first [ Read More ]

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