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Teen recognized for athletic achievements

By Megan Alley Sun staff Austin Porter, 17, was recognized on May 4 by the Batavia Township Board of Trustees for his achievements in running. Porter, who has cerebral palsy, started training for his first 5K in June 2014 with his therapist from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, who joined him on practice runs. Thirty [ Read More ]

Officer hopes to raise awareness

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The national Click it or Ticket campaign is beginning soon, and the village of Batavia Police Department officers plan to ramp up their participation this year. The campaign will run from May 18-31. During that time, officers will be working on educating the public not just on seatbelts, but also [ Read More ]

Man, dog ride across country for charity

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Adam Sandoval, who is riding to every Harley Davidson in the country with his Chihuahua, Scooter, stopped at Harley Davidson of Eastgate on May 7. Sandoval, age 36 from Florida, hopes to break three world records on his ride: the most miles in one country in one run, the world’s [ Read More ]

Council denies zone change

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Batavia Township Board of Trustees denied a zone change request that would have allowed for a new gas station and convenience store at 2701 Old State Route 32. The applicant, Ketan Patel of Cincinnati, requested a zone map amendment from “A” agriculture district to “B-2” general business district. The [ Read More ]

Day of Prayer in Clermont County

Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud opens the Day of Prayer event in front of the Clermont County Courthouse on May 7

Commissioners proclaim ‘Building Safety Week’

May 10 – 16, 2015 was named “Building Safety Week” in a proclamation from Clermont County Commissioners on May 6. From left, Clermont County Commissioner Dave Uible, Building Inspection Department Director Carl Lamping and Commissioner Ed Humphrey.

Mt. Carmel Brewing Company celebrates 10th anniversary

Andrew Clawson, cellarman at Mt. Carmel Brewing Company, fills a keg at the brewery. Mt. Carmel Brewing Company, located at 4362 Mt. Carmel Tobasco Road, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a party on May 16, starting at 1 p.m. Live music, local food and specialty brews will be available.

Duke Energy volunteers lend a hand

By Megan Alley Sun staff Volunteers from Duke Energy provided free tree cutting services to the city of Amelia on May 6 and 7. Over the course of two days, as part of the Duke Energy Volunteers in Action program, about 60 dead trees were removed from a lot next to the new administrative building [ Read More ]

Road to reopen no later than June 1

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Wolfpen Pleasant Hill Road should be reopened by June 1, after a landslide washed away about 100 feet of the road in March. Construction has been going well, said Doug Royer, Clermont County deputy engineer. The contractor, who went under contract April 1, is putting in a drill pier wall. [ Read More ]

Resident initiated into hall of fame

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A Goshen resident was recently initiated into the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor in the Class of 2015. James Farquer, who was a specialist fourth class in the Army in Vietnam, was awarded a Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device for his actions during a search and destroy [ Read More ]


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