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Clermont County celebrates Day of Prayer

Attendees of Clermont County’s National Day of Prayer event on May 5, 2016 bowed their heads as Darl Powell, a missionary to Senegal, prayed. The event included Bible readings, songs and more that were geared towards the county, the U.S. Military, the county, local law enforcement and children. It was held on the steps of [ Read More ]

Griffith to perform in Milford

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Jason Griffith started to love music at a young age while growing up in northeastern Ohio listening to his father play bluegrass. “The passion of music was instilled in me as a very small child,” Griffith said. Now a resident of eastern Tennessee, Griffith travels mostly up and down the east [ Read More ]

Hospital presents college scholarships

By Megan Alley Sun staff Twelve area high school seniors were presented with scholarships during the Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital Physicians’ Scholarship Awards luncheon held May 3 at the hospital. Maggie Block, of Amelia High School, Alissa Burns, of New Richmond High School, Gabrielle Crooks, Mariah Harville and Karisa Schock, of Goshen High School, [ Read More ]

Batavia Twp. adventure race is a hit

By Megan Alley Sun staff Batavia Township’s first Eastside Adventure Challenge is in the books, and organizers say the event was such a success that they’ll likely host it again next year. “I thought it went superb,” said Administrator Rex Parsons. “I was so excited to see so many people out exercising and having a [ Read More ]

Lexington Run likely to expand despite protest

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Batavia Township Board of Trustees approved a zoning change on May 2, which will allow Grand Communities Limited to move forward in the plan to add 141 homes to Lexington Run. The approval was made with conditions, but still seemed to leave the large number of Lexington Run residents who [ Read More ]

Jungle Jim’s refuses to sell Effen Vokda

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Jungle Jim’s is one of several local businesses that chose to remove Effen Vodka from their shelves after artist 50 Cent posted a video on his Instagram accusing an airport worker of being on drugs. The video, which has since been removed from 50 Cent’s Instagram, shows the artist talking to [ Read More ]

Grant receives funding for machines

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Grant Career Center will be making significant improvements to the engineering design program, due in part to a grant. The program will be moving to a different building on Grant’s campus that will better accommodate the program. It will also be receiving $480,000 worth of equipment from the grant. The building [ Read More ]

Newtonsville in fiscal caution

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio Auditor Dave Yost put the village of Newtonsville in fiscal caution on April 26 after determining there were major deficiencies in the financial records. The village is on the “unauditable list” and has 60 days to show auditors a plan to correct the issues and 90 days to get [ Read More ]

Williamsburg hires principal

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Williamsburg Board of Education hired a new middle school principal on April 18 to replace Dave Mack, who is retiring July 31. Mack has been working in education for 39 years, the last four years of which have been spent as the middle school principal. “The Williamsburg community has really [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve CRA for Mike Castrucci Ford expansion

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved a resolution to establish a community reinvestment area along state Route 28 in Miami Township, a move intended to accommodate a potential Mike Castrucci Ford expansion. The commissioners made the decision during their regular meeting on April 27. CRAs are areas of land in which [ Read More ]


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