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Event caters to women curious about farming

By Megan Alley Sun staff The third annual Girls Night Out event will be held on Oct. 13 at Baxla Tractor Sales Inc. The event is being organized by the tractor sales company and the Clermont County Farm Bureau as a fundraiser to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates. “CASA is totally self-funded and totally volunteer [ Read More ]

Firefighters 5K adds Fall Fest

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The second Goshen Firefighters 5K Run/Walk has been expanded this year to include a Fall Fest. The events, which will be held Oct. 8, will benefit the Goshen Township Professional Firefighters Local 3932 and the Friends of Goshen Park District. All proceeds from the race will go towards Local 3932, except [ Read More ]

State audit finds errors in Wayne Township

By Megan Alley Sun staff An audit released on Sept. 22 by Auditor of State Dave Yost shows that Wayne Township’s fiscal officer received more than $14,000 in medical and hospital reimbursements that she shouldn’t have. Sandra Borchers, who has served as fiscal officer of the township for 13 years, received eight reimbursements totaling $14,325 [ Read More ]

Lead found in New Richmond water; could be false positive

By Megan Alley Sun staff Results from a recent water sample taken from the New Richmond Robin Grays Public Water System showed higher than acceptable levels of lead, but village officials think the issue may lay with the way the sample was collected and not with the water quality. “I have very little concern that [ Read More ]

Crash fatalities up in Clermont County

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County has seen a small rise in motor vehicle fatalities over last year, according to recent data by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. “We are seeing a spike in them this year,” said Lt. Wayne Price with the OSHP Batavia Post. So far this year, he has seen 16 fatal [ Read More ]

Inter Parish Ministry opens new location

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Inter Parish Ministry is opening it’s first permanent location in Clermont County—a move to benefit the approximately 80 percent of the ministry’s clients that live in the county. The location, which opens to clients on Oct. 5, is situated in both Pierce and Union Townships, at 1075 W. Ohio Pike, [ Read More ]

Former Frisch’s employee sentenced

Michael Hudson, 53, of Union Township, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Sept. 22 on one count of wire fraud and one count of filing a false federal income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service relative to a scheme to defraud Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. by embezzling funds in excess of his pay and [ Read More ]

Moscow bicentennial event was a hit

By Megan Alley Sun staff Organizers of the village of Moscow’s bicentennial celebration say the event, which was held on Sept. 24, was a success. The event was organized by the Moscow Historical Committee and took place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at various locations throughout the village. “It’s been great,” Linda Carter, event [ Read More ]

State releases school report cards

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio Department of Education’s School Report Cards released on Sept. 15 show a system in transition. The report cards reflect challenging expectations, new tests and higher achievement targets, said Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria in a press release. Most districts in the county received worse letter grades than last [ Read More ]

Milford considers replacing junior high

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford Exempted Village School District Business Advisory Council brought a recommendation for the future of Milford High School and Junior High at the Board of Education meeting on Sept. 15. The Board of Education and the BAC have been discussing this for months. They met on Jan. 28 to discuss [ Read More ]

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