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Rogers sworn in

Kevin Rogers is sworn in as a Miami Township Police Officer during the Jan. 19, 2016 Trustee meeting by Joe Braun, Miami Township law director, while his father, Steve Rogers, holds a Bible. Beside Rogers is his wife, Margaret.

Filmmaker to produce series on addiction

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Bethel filmmaker is raising funds to complete his documentary series on addiction recovery. Through the series, Shane Reinert hopes to highlight individuals who have overcome substance addiction. “I think [addiction] could happen to anyone,” Reinert said. “With this documentary series, I’m trying to show that addicts aren’t just throw-away [ Read More ]

Milford to build mini-roundabout

By Brian Behrman Sun intern A troublesome intersection in Milford will soon be remedied with a new layout. Council authorized City Manager Pam Holbrook to contract with Adleta Construction to build a mini-roundabout during the Feb. 2 council meeting which was unanimously approved. The roundabout will be at the intersection of Chamber Drive and Beechwood [ Read More ]

Fundraising continues for K-9 memorial

By Megan Alley Sun staff Fundraising efforts for the village of Amelia’s Ohio Police K-9 Memorial, a tribute to police dogs and their handlers, have earned a quarter of the total fundraising goal. The estimated cost for the memorial, which will be located near Amelia’s municipal building at 119 W. Main St., is $40,000. So [ Read More ]

Batavia middle school gets grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff Batavia Middle School received a National School Lunch Program Equipment Assistance Grant to purchase a new combination oven for the school’s cafeteria. The funding, which was awarded by the Department of Education’s Office for Child Nutrition on Feb. 3, will give the school up to $25,000 to replace its existing [ Read More ]

Roundabout construction progressing

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Construction on phase two of the Eastgate South Drive roundabout began in mid January. The Clermont County Engineer’s Office worked on the north half, which was phase one, last year. Traffic was kept on the south side while work was being done, said Pat Manger, Clermont County Engineer. According to the [ Read More ]

Cyclist dies from hit-and-run injuries

By Megan Alley Sun staff An Anderson man passed away on Feb. 1 after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle down state Route 52 on Jan. 31. Michael Prater was hit by Melinda Woodall, age 34 of Amelia, at 10:30 a.m. near Asbury Road in Anderson Township, according to a media [ Read More ]

Miami Twp hosts ice rescue class

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Firefighter/paramedics from multiple states spent three days in Miami Township from Feb. 2-4 learning how to train their coworkers on ice rescue. The program, hosted by Miami Township Fire and EMS and taught by Dive Rescue International, taught students techniques for ice rescue and how to effectively teach them to others. [ Read More ]

Davis sentenced to 25 years in prison

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Union Township man was convicted with multiple felonies after allegedly performing inappropriate sexual acts with young boys. Brett Davis, 40, was charged in November with seven counts of gross sexual imposition, a felony of the third degree, six counts of gross sexual imposition, a felony of the fourth degree, five [ Read More ]

Chamber recognizes businesses

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 Annual Meeting and Small Business Development Center Excellence Awards on Feb. 5, an opportunity to recognize local, small businesses for their hard work. The event, held at Receptions in Eastgate, included an overview of 2015, the awards presentation and a keynote address. Tom [ Read More ]

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