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Representative Wenstrup tours UC East

By Art Hunter Rep. Brad Wenstrup was in Clermont County Friday, April 11 meeting with constituents at various events. Among his stops was UC Clermont East, located in the former Ford transmission plant. Wenstrup was joined by UC Clermont College Dean Gregory S. Sojka, PhD and other college staff as he toured the facility and met [ Read More ]

Grassy Run Rendezvous to be held April 25 – 27

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   The 22nd annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous will give guests the opportunity to travel back in time April 25-27 and learn more about what life was like when people first settled in Ohio. According to the Grassy Run Historical Arts Committee, the organization that plans the event, Grassy Run [ Read More ]

Duke presents Huhtamaki with check for $197,000

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Huhtamaki, the global packaging manufacturer that recently opened in Batavia, received a $197,000 check from Duke Energy April 11 for their energy conservation efforts at their plant. Sally Thelen, spokesperson for Duke Energy, said the funds come from Duke Energy’s Smart Saver Incentive Program, which allows businesses like Huhtamaki [ Read More ]

Wenstrup speaks at chamber luncheon

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Congressman Brad Wenstrup made a stop in Clermont County April 11 to speak at the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon. “I didn’t intend to be in congress,” Wenstrup said to a room full of business professionals and students. Wenstrup graduated from the University of Cincinnati and went [ Read More ]

Milford council pursuing JEDD with Symmes Twp.

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford council members have agreed to the terms and conditions of a proposed Joint Economic Development District with Symmes Township and are moving forward in the process to create the JEDD. Council discussed the Joint Economic Development District agreement and set a public hearing during their March 18 council meeting. [ Read More ]

Man indicted for auto sales scam in Miami Twp.

Staff report A man was indicted March 20 for his part in an automobile sales scam by the Clermont County Grand Jury, according to Miami Township police. Jason Taylor, 35, of Cincinnati, was indicted on 11 counts of theft, two counts of tampering with records, one count of theft of a motor vehicle, and four [ Read More ]

Spring cleanup to be held May 3

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The annual Clean and Green and East Fork River Sweep litter cleanup events will be held in Clermont County May 3. “In the past couple of years the effort has been to combine the Clean and Green and East Fork River Sweep to make sure we had one strong event [ Read More ]

Family of student sues driver in fatal crash

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The family of Damion Henderson, an Amelia student who was killed in a car crash on Interstate 275 March 9, has filed a lawsuit against the driver of the vehicle. Kim Johnson, as administrator of the estate of Henderson, filed a wrongful death and injury demand in Hamilton County March [ Read More ]

Amelia to hire part-time police officers

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia village council members gave Police Chief David Friend the OK to hire two new part-time police officers during their March 25 meeting and accepted the resignation of a full-time officer. “I recommend we hire two part-time officers,” Friend said during the meeting. “One to replace a part-time officer that [ Read More ]

Batavia Mayor Thebout in Columbus for municipal officials’ panel meeting

Batavia Mayor John Thebout and a dozen other Ohio mayors met recently in Columbus for a legislative update. Thebout is a member of the Executive Board of the Mayor’s Association of Ohio, which met March 15 met in the Columbus suburb of Dublin, Ohio. The board has representatives from 22 Ohio districts. Mayor Thebout represents [ Read More ]


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