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Amelia woman honored for crime fighting

By Megan Alley Sun staff A village of Amelia woman was recently honored for the bravery she showed when she stopped an attempted burglary. During its meeting on July 19, the village council presented Jill Jones with Amelia’s first Bravest Citizens Award for her work in assisting the Amelia Police Department with the apprehension of [ Read More ]

Mayor addresses future of Milford Main

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The city of Milford officially owns Milford Main, after demolition was completed on July 6. The Milford City Council unanimously voted to purchase Milford Main from the Milford Exempted Village School District during the March 1 council meeting. The city purchased the property, located at 527 Main St. in Milford, for [ Read More ]

Ceremony, parade kick off Clermont County Fair

By Lauren Fisher Sun intern Braving the stifling humidity and a heat index of more than 100 degrees, residents lined the streets of Owensville July 24 to help kick off the 167th annual Clermont County fair. The yearly parade and ceremonies, however, came with some exciting news for the county’s young 4-H participants. “This upcoming [ Read More ]

Pierce trustees change administrator duties

By Kelly Cantwell Editor While the Pierce Township trustees started the search for a new administrator thinking they wanted to keep all the duties the same, they have since found an option improve the way the township runs. Administrator Tim Hershner resigned, effective July 2. The trustees placed an advertisement on the Ohio Township Association [ Read More ]

Upcoming festival raises funds for hospice

By Megan Alley Sun staff The 10th annual Festival of Hope, a fundraiser to support the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley, will take place Aug. 7 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. The festival, which is headlined by the musical group The Van-Dells, is organized by the Order of the Eastern Star District 22, an organization [ Read More ]

Two found dead

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The death of two Milford women is likely due to suicide, according to a preliminary investigation. The Milford Police Department went to Theilman’s Mobile Home Park on July 13 to check on Billie Jo McCrary, 48, and Fannie Dixon, 72, after family members had not seen the two women in a [ Read More ]

SRT responds to Goshen incident

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont County Special Response Team was called to Blue Sky Drive in Goshen Township a little after 5 p.m. on July 17 after a man said he was going to commit suicide. The resident was having some domestic issues with his wife and got intoxicated. He armed himself and locked [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp. buys new chief unit

By Megan Alley Sun staff Williamsburg Township will trade the 1998 red Chevrolet Blazer used by Emergency Services Chief Kevin Wiedemann for a 2016 white Ford Expedition. The township trustees approved the $34,460 purchase during their meeting on July 11. “From what I see, this looks like a good number, a really good number,” said [ Read More ]

County to replace culverts

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Later this summer, the county will replace two culverts using a cement mixture called gunite that is applied at high pressure with minimal equipment. One culvert is located under Clough Pike, west of Mt. Carmel Tobasco Road, and the other is under Bethel-New Richmond Road, north of state Route [ Read More ]

New attractions at Batavia Twp. park

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Users of the Batavia Township Community Center and Park have access to two new bench swings, and they could see more features added to the park in the near future. Victoria Phelps, 18, donated the bench swings, which are each valued at $2,000, as part of her American Heritage [ Read More ]

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