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Meth lab operator arrested

Staff report The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Wayne Township man for producing methamphetamines on September 11. Albert Miller, 64, is charged with one count of illegal assembly of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, a felony of the third degree, according to a release from the Sheriff’s Office. Road patrol units got information [ Read More ]

International leaders visit county

By Megan Alley Sun staff Nine representatives from five Arab nations toured the Clermont County Board of Elections on September 14 to discuss local election procedures. The representatives, who work in politics or the media, were from Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Palestinian territories, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates. All were eager to learn how the [ Read More ]

Bethel approves income tax

By Megan Alley Sun staff Members of the village of Bethel Council approved a half-percent tax, with no credit, on earned income during their meeting on September 10. The tax is a measure recommended by the village’s Finance Committee after voters rejected an 8 mill continuous police levy in a special election on August 4. [ Read More ]

Construction work on roundabout delayed

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction work on Eastgate South Drive to Eastgate Square, which is currently closed, has been delayed. The segment, known as project area six, includes the construction of the Eastgate South Drive roundabout. The project was expected to be completed by October 31. The cause of the delay is bad soil, [ Read More ]

Eastgate interchanges open

By Megan Alley Sun staff The newly constructed flyover and tunnel ramps in Eastgate are now open. Local officials celebrated the completion of the project with a presentation and ribbon cutting on the southbound ramp on September 10. “We’re here to celebrate this flyover ramp and the completion of this construction project at [state Route] [ Read More ]

Sergeant accused of inappropriate touching

By Kelly Doran Editor A Miami Township Police Department sergeant may be in prison up to 18 months if convicted of inappropriately touching a young woman. John Swing, of Milford, is being charged with three counts of gross sexual imposition, a third degree felony, and one charge of assault, a first degree misdemeanor. He was [ Read More ]

Green introduces bill to help pregnant addicts

By Kelly Doran Editor A new bill introduced to the Ohio House could help pregnant mothers who are addicted to heroin and opiates. “It is an effort to provide an opportunity for pregnant women who are addicted to seek help without fear of ramifications,” Rep. Doug Green said. The legislation, called “Maiden’s Law” requires the [ Read More ]

TQL breaks a Guinness World Record

By Kelly Doran Editor Total Quality Logistics employees and other community members gathered in the parking lot at TQL on August 27 to try to break the Guinness World Record for most people performing push-ups. The 734 participants had to do push-ups for 60 seconds, which they did and broke the world record. “You guys [ Read More ]

Commissioners proclaim Suicide Prevention Week

Clermont County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating September 7-13 as Suicide Prevention Week in Clermont County at their meeting on September 2. From left, Commissioner Bob Proud, Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board Executive Director Karen Scherra and Commissioners Ed Humphrey and Dave Uible.

Business association presents bench to Amelia

The Amelia Business Association presented the village of Amelia with a granite bench in Odd Fellow Cemetery to honor the community and veterans. The bench was presented during a ceremony on September 1. From left, Carol Amrine, of Rule Catering and ABA board member, Stephanie Fahrnbach, of Park National Bank and ABA treasurer, Keith Davis, [ Read More ]

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