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Man charged in child’s death

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Loveland man was arrested after his 4-month-old daughter was found dead. Charles Crawford, 25, reported Kaylynn missing on July 31 around 8:52 p.m. He told the Loveland Police Department that she was abducted from his car at Dollar General on Loveland Madeira Road, according to the police report. Crawford was [ Read More ]

Milford City Council discusses fire levy renewal, increase

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Milford’s 12.5-mill fire levy is up for renewal soon, and the Chief Mark Baird hopes to get approval from the Milford City Council to ask for an additional 1.5-mills. The current levy, which makes up about 90 percent of the department’s annual budget, expires in December 2016. The department has been [ Read More ]

Mt. Carmel Brewing owner speaks to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Mt. Carmel Brewing Company owners Mike and Kathleen Dewey spoke to the Clermont Chamber of Commerce on July 20 as part of the chamber’s Breakfast Forum series. Mike Dewey told the chamber about how he and his wife, Kathleen, started the company and built it up to where it is today. [ Read More ]

Mold counts up this year

By Megan Alley Sun staff Fungi such as shelf fungi and Cladosporium that flourish in this region during the summertime could leave many residents sniffling and sneezing. Shelf, or bracket, fungi produce fruiting bodies called conks that are often shaped like shelves, brackets or circles; the fungi is often found on trees, both living and [ Read More ]

Mobile veterinary clinic rolls out

By Megan Alley Sun staff The League for Animal Welfare’s new mobile veterinary clinic is helping treat homeless animals throughout the county. The fully equipped mobile clinic, which is 26 feet long, was purchased earlier this year as part of the league’s new community outreach program. Currently, the mobile clinic is staffed by a veterinarian, [ Read More ]

TQL attempts second world record

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Total Quality Logistics, a freight brokerage firm headquartered in Union Township, attempted to break a second world record on July 21. Participants, which included members of the military and employees of TQL, tried to beat the existing Guinness World Record of 827 people doing sit-ups simultaneously. The event is part of [ Read More ]

New Richmond peacock injured in hit and run

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jacob the peacock, the village of New Richmond’s resident peafowl, is facing an uncertain future after he was struck by a hit and run driver on July 22. At around 9 a.m. that day, Patty Hoagland, who had just dropped off her daughter at a friend’s house and was headed [ Read More ]

Boyd and Seipelt elementary schools near completion

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The end of construction on Boyd E. Smith and Seipelt elementary schools is in sight. The Milford Board of Education approved a resolution to accept funding from the Ohio Facilities Commission to build new versions of both schools on May 16, 2013. On May 2, 2015, the district held two groundbreaking [ Read More ]

Amelia puts replacement police levy on ballot

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Amelia Police Department will ask voters to approve new tax dollars to hire more police officers and upgrade equipment. On Nov. 8, voters in Amelia will decide whether or not to approve a replacement 7-mill continuing police levy. During its meeting on July 19, the village council [ Read More ]

Batavia Elementary to become green space

By Megan Alley Sun staff The site of the former Batavia Elementary School, which closed its doors on May 27, will be turned into green space. While details are still being finalized, Batavia Local Schools Superintendent Keith Millard said the plan is to demolish the school, located at 215 Broadway St., and return the 5-acre [ Read More ]

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