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Miami Township swears in new officer

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Miami Township swore in a new police officer during the trustees meeting on May 19. Tyler Foster comes to Miami Township from the village of Mt. Orab Police Department, where he was a part time officer for almost a year, said Police Chief Sue Madsen. He graduated from the University [ Read More ]

Research project tests roofs

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new research project will help determine the effects the local climate has on roofing materials. American Modern Insurance Group, headquartered in Amelia, held a grand opening celebration on May 20 for its roof farm. AMI is partnering with the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, a research and [ Read More ]

Free airplane rides given at event

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Cincinnati Chapter of the National Association of Pilots for Christ gave free airplane rides over Clermont County during their Family Fly Day event on May 23 at the Clermont County Airport. The mission of Pilots for Christ is to share the gospel through aviation, and the Cincinnati Chapter conducts [ Read More ]

Awards include woman business owners

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce is holding the first Women’s Business Awards in June. The chamber got about 30 nominations for the awards and a committee evaluated each nomination based on the criteria for each of the three categories: Business Woman of the Year, Woman Owned Business of the [ Read More ]

West Clermont names new high school principal

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The West Clermont Board of Education recently approved the appointment of the principal for the West Clermont High School. Bob Walker, the current principal of Glen Este High School, will move into the WCHS principal role when the school opens in the fall of 2017, West Clermont Superintendent Keith Kline [ Read More ]

Man walking across U.S. stops in Batavia

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of Batavia got a unique visitor last week, a Hawaiian man who is walking across the United States. “THE WALK” is Keoni Smith’s journey across the United States. It is not just about the mileage or the commitment, but also about the experiences that will shape the 20-year-old [ Read More ]

Clermont man to be tried in federal court

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A New Richmond man was recently sentenced to prison for gross sexual imposition, and is being charged in federal court for sexual abuse and child pornography. Judge Jerry McBride sentenced David Guy on May 14 to five years in prison, the maximum sentence, and five years of post release control. [ Read More ]

County celebrates Memorial Day

By Megan Alley and Kelly Doran Sun staff Clermont County honored veterans with Memorial Day events all over the county during the weekend, including events at Willowville Elementary School and in New Richmond. The 38th annual Willowville Memorial Day Parade at Willowville Elementary School occurred on May 22 with sunny weather and a lot of [ Read More ]

Body found in Union Township identified

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A body found in the woods in Union Township was identified on May 13 as Paige Harp. Neighbors in the 4621 block of Northridge Drive found Harp, an 18-year-old white female, on May 11. Her body was badly decomposed, said Anthony Rees, operations commander. When Harp’s body was found, Union [ Read More ]

Anderson Homes to build development

By Kelly Doran Sun staff After building custom homes for about 12 years, Don Anderson, owner of Anderson Custom Homes, is ready for a new opportunity. Anderson, a Williamsburg native, is going to be building STONECREEK at todd’s run, a development in Williamsburg on old state Route 32 near Tri County Highway. “This is just [ Read More ]


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