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Law enforcement officials recognized for contributions

By Kristin Rover Sun staff More than a dozen law enforcement officials from departments throughout Clermont County were recognized May 15 during the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s 31st annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet at Holiday Inn in Eastgate. Excellent Service Award Recipients included 20 officials from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office [ Read More ]

Veterans honored with medal ceremony

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Veterans’ Service Commission recognized several veterans and their family members May 16 during a medals ceremony at Stonelick Hills Country Club in Batavia. Veterans who were recognized during the event included Paul Myers, Michael Gaible, the late Edward Susshine, David Mills, Walker Fields and the late Donald [ Read More ]

Felicity graduate elected state FFA president

Sydney Snider of Felicity is the 2014-2015 president of the Ohio FFA Association. Snider was elected May 2 during the state convention with more than 65 fellow members and chaperons on hand to celebrate. She ran for president to provide others with the same positive experience she had this past year as state FFA secretary. [ Read More ]

Maupin to learn about son’s killer

By Kristin Rover Sun staff More answers could be revealed about the capture and murder of Clermont County soldier Matt Maupin nearly 10 years after he was captured. Keith Maupin, Matt’s father, said he was contacted about six weeks ago by officials with the Army Judge Advocate General’s office who said they had more information [ Read More ]

Two arrested for meth production

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two people who were cooking methamphetamine in the trunk of their car May 10, according to Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg. Laura Buchannan, 26, of Milford and Andrew Chase, 26, of Amelia were arrested after they were stopped in a vehicle for traffic violations. According [ Read More ]

Bicentennial song written for village of New Richmond

By Kristin Rover Sun staff To go along with New Richmond’s bicentennial celebration, Micheall Reed, a member of the Cheap Thrill Band, and Jim Comodeca, co-owner of the Green Kayak Market, collaborated to create a song that highlights the history of the village. Reed grew up in the village and graduated from New Richmond High [ Read More ]

It’s too soon to tell if Bethel levy will pass

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Bethel police levy unofficially passed by a single vote May 6, but it is too soon to tell if they levy will officially be approved. After absentee and election day votes were counted, 84 voters were in favor of the levy and 83 voters were opposed to the levy. [ Read More ]

Concert to be held in New Richmond May 17

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Just a couple weeks after the bicentennial kick-off in New Richmond, the village will host a concert and parade on Armed Forces Day May 17. Concert organizer Ralph Shepherd said the May 17 concert will feature Kenner Express. He said they will also be having a parade prior to the [ Read More ]

Bicentennial kickoff held

By Art Hunter Editor   The village of New Richmond’s Bicentennial Summer Celebration Kick-Off was held Sunday, May 4. The event was the first of many events and concerts celebrating the village’s 200 years of history to be held between now and October. New Richmond Mayor Ramona Carr said that the kickoff went as well [ Read More ]

Voter turnout was extremely low

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Only 17,091 out of 132,966 voters in Clermont County cast ballots for the May 6 primary election. Board of Elections Director Judy Miller said the voter turnout was lower than previous primary elections at just 12.85 percent. Clermont County wasn’t the only county with low turnout. In Hamilton County 13.39 [ Read More ]


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