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New Richmond’s Jacob the peacock dies

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, died on Oct. 10. “He gave it a good shot, didn’t he,” said Jeff Hartnady, director of the Spencer Park Aviary & Wildlife Center, located in New Richmond. [ Read More ]

Goshen Board of Education approves school foundation

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Board of Education created and appointed nine members to the Goshen Education Foundation on Oct. 10. The foundation, which is separate from the Goshen Local School District, was created out of a desire of the district to partner with community members to create a foundation run by “enthusiastic” people [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Students make bowls for charity event

By Megan Alley Sun staff Ceramics students at Milford High School have created more than 600 bowls for this year’s Empty Bowls dinner, a fundraiser hosted by the Milford Miami Ministry to feed the area’s hungry. Milford Miami Ministry is a coalition of 21 local churches that works to provide food and financial and spiritual [ Read More ]

Goodwill donation center opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries donation center was recently set up in front of the New Richmond Rivertown IGA. The donation center, which opened on Oct. 3 in the parking lot of the grocery store, located at 1041 state Route 52, is the first of its kind in the [ Read More ]

Goshen appeals to state for charter school reform

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Board of Education recently unanimously passed a resolution asking the state of Ohio to reimburse the district for local funds that were redirected from the district to charter schools. The board passed the resolution unanimously after discussions about how much money the state is putting into both traditional charter [ Read More ]

Ohio Representative District 65 candidates respond to questions

The Clermont Sun sent a list of five questions to both candidates running for the Ohio House of Representatives District 65 in the upcoming election on Nov. 8. John Becker 1. Tell me a little bit about yourself. In 2012, I came to the Ohio House of Representatives with 30 years of experience working in [ Read More ]

Lane closure on Aicholtz temporary

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On Oct. 11, Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger announced the eastbound lane of traffic on Aicholtz Road in Union Township will be closed for about a month. 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 [ Read More ]

Swing sentenced to 30 days in jail, labeled sex offender

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Former Miami Township Police Sgt. John Swing, of Milford, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years of community control in a hearing on Oct. 6. Swing was accused of three counts of gross sexual imposition, a third degree felony, and one charge of assault, a first degree misdemeanor. [ Read More ]

Chamber event champions women

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont Chamber of Commerce held its 10th annual Women’s Day event on Oct. 5 at the Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center in Loveland. The event is a program of the chamber’s Women’s Initiative Network, which provides leadership, education and mentoring opportunities to foster a network among women working [ Read More ]

Miami Twp. man indicted for rape

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Miami Township man was indicted by the Grand Jury of the Court of Common Pleas on Oct. 4 for two counts. Jason Campbell, 58, was indicted for one count of rape, a first-degree felony, and one count of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, a result of two incidents that [ Read More ]


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