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Group seeks to repeal Bethel’s income tax

By Megan Alley Sun staff A movement to repeal the village of Bethel’s .5 percent income tax has garnered enough support to make it onto the November ballot. The initiative petition to propose an ordinance that would repeal Bethel’s .5 percent income tax, which was passed by the council on Sept. 10, 2015, needed 53 [ Read More ]

Two planes crash

By Wayne Gates Managing editor   Two small planes crashed within three minutes of each other in Brown County on the evening of Aug. 4. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, both had refueled their airplanes and taken off from the Brown County airport and reported engine trouble before crashing. The first crash happened [ Read More ]

Clepper residents fight to close Jeff Wyler gate

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Some Clepper Lane residents in Union Township are frustrated by an open gate accessing the Jeff Wyler Eastgate Auto Mall on their street, which they say has made their neighborhood unsafe. The gate has been closed since 2006, when trustees voted on the issue, except for a brief period in [ Read More ]

Wenstrup participates in business roundtable

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Rep. Brad Wenstrup spent some time at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 3 to hear from local businessmen and women about their concerns. It’s beneficial for Wenstrup to hear from “the people that are in the trenches,” he said. “The things that come out of Washington affect people’s [ Read More ]

Churches lend support to families

By Megan Alley Sun staff   On Aug. 6 in the village of Batavia, dozens of area church groups, community organizations and business sponsors came together to put on a free resources event for local families in need. Organizers of the Grace Ready Fest closed several blocks downtown and set up booths, each of which [ Read More ]

New Richmond peacock regains health

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, is on the long road to recovery. Originally, it was thought that Jacob had been struck by a hit and run driver. Now, due to new eye [ Read More ]

County law enforcement works on new standards

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Three local law enforcement agencies have become certified by meeting new statewide standards, a process they did not find difficult because of the policies they already have in place. The Milford and Miami Township Police Departments and the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office recently completed their certification. They are three of [ Read More ]

Crawford waives preliminary hearing

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   The Loveland man accused of murdering his daughter has waived his preliminary hearing. Charles Crawford, 25, waived the hearing on Aug. 5. He was then bound over to the Clermont County Grand Jury and is charged with aggravated murder. Crawford is currently in the Clermont County Jail on a $2 [ Read More ]

Sen. Brown talks with Tata employees

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Sen. Sherrod Brown visited Tata Consultancy Services in Milford on Aug. 3 to meet with company leaders, tour the facility and hold a town hall with employees. “I just wanted to see what they do,” Brown said in an interview. “It’s a pretty incredible place.” TCS opened its Seven [ Read More ]

‘Pokemon Go’ brings Pokémon to real-world

By Garth Shanklin Sun staff   In the mid-1990s, Pokémon was everywhere. The card game, the television show and the newly-released handheld game combined to capture the attention of children all over the world. As most fads do, the furor died out over time, but Pokémon continued to maintain strong popularity throughout the world by [ Read More ]

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