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School spotlight: Holly Hill debuts outdoor learning lab

By Megan Alley Sun staff Holly Hill Elementary School opened its new outdoor science learning lab at the start of the school year, and so far, it’s a hit. “The kids have loved it,” said Principal Shane Short, who spearheaded the project. Short, who was hired on at the school last year, had taken notice [ Read More ]

Support builds for county park levy

By Megan Alley Sun staff Representatives from the Clermont County Park District presented to the Clermont County Commissioners on Oct .5 about the .5 mill, 10-year property tax levy that will go before voters Nov. 8. The item will be listed as Issue 15 on the ballot. “We all encourage everyone to vote for it,” [ Read More ]

Slice of Stainless to expand

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Slice of Stainless will be celebrating it’s 25th anniversary in the spring of 2017 with the completion of a $1.4 million expansion project. The business provides small quantities of speciality stainless steel to industries including aerospace, medical and manufacturing. It will be adding an additional 20,000 square feet of office [ Read More ]

Candidates compete for commissioner seat

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Two candidates are vying for the seat that will be left open when Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud retires early next year. David Painter was born and raised in the village of New Richmond, where he still lives. Most recently, he was a self-employed construction engineering and project management [ Read More ]

School spotlight: New Richmond nonprofit helps students

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Lions Reach Out, a New Richmond High School-based nonprofit organization, has been helping students in need in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District for more than 10 years. Sue Griffin, who is in her 19th year of teaching at the high school, started Lions Reach Out, named after [ Read More ]

Student arrested for clown threat

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A 14-year-old Milford High School student was arrested on Sept. 30 after making a threat on social media. The student created a social media “killer clown” page and posted early in the morning on Sept. 30, “Here we come. Coming to MHS next. Be ready,” said Miami Township Assistant Police Chief [ Read More ]

Brewery to host BBQ contest

By Megan Alley Sun staff Businesses Uniting to Rebuild and Grow, a redevelopment group focused on reinventing Williamsburg, will hold its first BBQ Fest and Feral Hog 50K after-party on Oct. 15 at the Old Firehouse Brewery. The idea for the event came after race organizers approached the brewery about hosting an event after the [ Read More ]

Man sentenced to life for killing daughter

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   A Loveland man was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole on Sept. 30 for murdering his daughter. Charles Crawford, 25, reported his 4-month-old daughter, Kaylynn, missing on July 31 around 8:52 p.m. He told the Loveland Police Department that she was abducted from his car at Dollar General on Loveland [ Read More ]

Retest shows no lead issues in water

By Megan Alley Sun staff Officials from the village of New Richmond are breathing a sigh of relief after the results from a second water sample taken from the Robin Grays Public Water System showed no disconcerting levels of lead. “It’s good news,” Greg Roberts, village administrator. The village was put on alert when, during [ Read More ]

Missing teenager found safe

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A 15-year-old missing Amelia girl was found safe on Oct. 1. Michelle Wikette left her house in the evening on Sept. 27. Her parents discovered her missing at about 5:30 a.m. the next morning, said Amelia Police Chief Jeff Wood. Officers interviewed her friends at Amelia High School for two days, [ Read More ]

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