By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Batavia Village Council will be deciding whether or not to move the village office to the Batavia Armory or to renovate the current building in the next couple of months. The current building, located at 389 E. Main St., needs considerable renovation to be brought to current standards. There is [ Read More ]
By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of New Richmond Police Department has promoted two officers to full-time status. Officials from the department announced the promotions of Officers John Karl and Jesse Kidder on Feb. 9. Chief of Police Randy Harvey said the additional staffing confirms that the department can provide 24-hour police coverage in [ Read More ]
By Megan Alley Sun staff The Batavia Car Wash, located at 1020 Hospital Drive, sustained major damage after a fire broke out at the site on Feb. 10. No injuries were reported. The car wash is owned by Bill Harkleroad of Union Township. A security system installed at the car wash alerted Harkleroad of the [ Read More ]
By Kelly Cantwell Editor The University of Cincinnati Clermont College recently received a grant for the manufacturing center, located at UC East. The grant is a Regionally Aligned Priorities In Delivering Skills, or RAPIDS, grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. A $1 million RAPIDS grant was given to education partners in southwest Ohio [ Read More ]
By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Live Oaks cosmetology instructor resigned before an investigation into her allegedly having physical contact with a student was complete. A senior at Live Oaks said that there was some kind of brief physical contact between the teacher and the student on Jan. 21 at school, said Jon Weidlich, community relations [ Read More ]
By Kelly Cantwell Editor While the country worries about a shortage of substitute teachers, the Cincinnati region has not been impacted as dramatically as national media may make the countrywide shortage appear. “The shortage, while real, can be overblown,” said Matt Wendeln, program manager for Comprehensive Substitute Solutions, an organization created by the Hamilton and [ Read More ]
By Megan Alley Sun staff The Ohio Public Works Commission awarded a $275,000 grant to the village of Moscow to help fund upgrades at its wastewater treatment plant. The village will have to put up a $30,000 match for the grant, which has already been figured into the village’s appropriations for this year, according to [ Read More ]
By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Moscow council accepted the resignation of councilwoman Beth Nevel during its meeting on Feb. 4. Nevel did not meet the residency requirements necessary to fill the council position. On Jan. 7, Nevel was appointed by the council to fill the seat left vacant by Brenda Jones, whose [ Read More ]
Alexis Bullock pins a badge onto her father, Keith Bullock, after he was promoted to sergeant in the Miami Township Police Department during the Jan. 19, 2016 Trustee meeting. Looking on are, from left, Keith Bullock’s wife, Kristine, trustees Ken Tracy, Mary Makley Wolff and Karl Schultz and Bullock’s son, Logan.
Melting snow and recent rains caused the Ohio River to rise to 42.56 feet on Feb. 6, 2016.