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Nine Mile residents discuss concerns

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Some of the residents of Nine Mile Road in Pierce Township talked with the township trustees about how flooding in the past few years has impacted their lives and properties. David Fankhauser spoke at length about his experience. The flash floods have increased in the last five years or so. The [ Read More ]

Aicholtz Road construction set to start

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction on the Aicholtz Road connector project will begin in a couple of weeks. The project, with an estimated construction cost of $6.5 million, will reduce congestion on state Route 32 by providing another route for drivers to travel from the Eastgate area to Mt. Carmel Tobasco Road, according to [ Read More ]

Bethel to send inmates to Butler County

By Megan Alley Sun staff Drivers in the village of Bethel charged with an infraction, such as operating a vehicle under the influence, and sentenced to jail time will serve their term at the Butler County Jail. The village council passed the resolution during the May 12 meeting authorizing the village administrator and fiscal officer [ Read More ]

Luxury apartments coming to Union Twp.

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Two new luxury apartment buildings are one step closer to becoming a reality in Union Township after trustees approved a zoning change on May 12. The trustees approved the change from a R-1 Residential to Planned Development for six parcels on Glen Este Withamsville Road. The property is 12.06 acres and [ Read More ]

Circus a huge hit in New Richmond

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On the two month anniversary of his wife’s death, Mike Findlan achieved something his wife wanted to do for 15 years—he brought the circus back to the village of New Richmond. Findlan and his wife, Donise, called Doni, went to the circus when it came to New Richmond in 2001 and [ Read More ]

Officials react to sunshine law update

By Megan Alley Sun staff Some local officials gave their reactions to the Ohio Supreme Court’s recent ruling that private correspondence, via email or text, by a majority of members of a governing body constitutes a public meeting and thus violates Ohio’s Open Meetings Act. The 5-2 ruling, made on May 3, “prohibits any private [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve county water and wastewater projects

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved five-year capital improvement plans for both the county waterworks and wastewater systems during the board meeting on May 4. Now the Clermont County Water Resources Department has the green light to start construction on more than $6 million in water works projects and almost $7.3 [ Read More ]

Final funeral for Pike Co. victims held

By Patricia Beech Sun staff The last funeral for the Pike County family killed by unknown assailants more than two weeks ago was held May 3 at the Dry Run Church of Christ in West Portsmouth. Christopher Rhoden, 40; his ex-wife Dana Rhoden, 37; their three children, Frankie, 21; Christopher Jr., 16; and Hanna, 19; [ Read More ]

Wind causes plane to land upside down

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A crosswind caused a plane to land upside down at the Clermont County Airport on May 6. Andrew Garon of Burlington was performing touch and go’s around 7:30 p.m. in a 1947 Stinson 108-2 when he lost control because of the crosswind. The plane went off the right side of the [ Read More ]

One dead after house fire

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Miami Township house fire on April 25 left a 47-year-old man dead. Michael Sloan was on the basement when the fire started. The Miami Township Fire Department got a call about 4:20 a.m. after two other occupants of the home went to their neighbor’s house to call 911, said Chief [ Read More ]

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