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Renewal levies on ballot for county agencies

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners unanimously approved resolutions enabling Children’s Protective Services and the Mental Health and Recovery Board to put five-year renewal levies on the November 3 ballot. The commissioners made the decision during their meeting on July 22. Voters will decide whether or not to renew the .8 mil [ Read More ]

Miami Twp Fire/EMS wins award

By Kelly Doran Editor The Miami Township Fire/EMS is one of the silver recognition Mission: Lifeline EMS award winners. The program recognizes EMS teams for their role in giving timely care to people having a ST segment elevation myocardial infarction heart attack, the deadliest form, according to the American Heart Association website. Departments receiving a [ Read More ]

National Night Out events planned in county

By Kelly Doran Editor National Night Out will be held on August 4 this year, and events will be held throughout Clermont County on and before August 4. The village of Batavia will be holding a National Night Out event for the first time this year, said Chris McMillan, Batavia’s canine handler. McMillan has been [ Read More ]

County fair royalty crowned

By Megan Alley Sun staff The 2015 Clermont County Junior Fair Royalty Court was crowned on the opening day of the fair July 26. Four-H’ers from around the county competed for the chance to represent their club. The Royalty Court is King Tristan Asbrock, Queen Sydney Gacek, Princess Kaelyn Ackerman and Prince Aaron Prescott. Industry [ Read More ]

County residents to vote on aggregation

By Megan Alley and Kelly Doran Sun staff Clermont County residents and Union Township residents will decide in November whether to join together to potentially receive better rates on electricity and natural gas. The Clermont County Commissioners unanimously agreed, during their July 22 meeting, to place two measures on the ballot that would establish a [ Read More ]

Ohioans can shop tax free August 7-9

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County residents can take advantage of Ohio’s first tax holiday on back-to-school purchases of clothing and school supplies August 7-9. “Sales tax holidays are generally a southern state phenomenon. No states in the Midwest have adopted them,” said Ohio Council of Retail Merchants Director of Governmental Affairs and Public [ Read More ]

Ceremony and parade open county fair

By Megan Alley and Kelly Doran Sun staff The 2015 Clermont County Fair officially kicked off July 26 with the Stonelick Township Firefighters Association Parade, a flag raising by Boy Scout Troop 741 and welcome from fair officials. The parade started off the festivities at 1 p.m. Participants in the parade included the Grand Marshals, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp ES receives grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township Emergency Services has been awarded a $7,000 grant to help pay for training and equipment. The funding comes from the Ohio Department of Public Safety Emergency Medical Services. Grant recipients were announced in late June. Williamsburg Township Emergency Services Chief Kevin Wiedemann said this year’s grant award is [ Read More ]

Bethel church to host annual pig roast

By Megan Alley Sun staff St. Mary’s Church in Bethel will host its fifth annual pig roast on August 8. The event is the primary fundraiser for the church, which is led by Pastor Father Michael Leshney. “This event gets bigger every year. Last year, we had a big rainstorm, and it was still our [ Read More ]

Specialty farm market coming to Milford

By Megan Alley Sun staff Harvest Market, a bodega-style store specializing in fresh local produce, will soon open its doors in Milford. Ben and Maureen Redman, owners of Harvest Market, purchased the building at 308 Main St. from the City of Milford for $185,000. The two, both from southwest Ohio, were living in Kauai last [ Read More ]

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