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Inter Parish Ministry opens new location

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Inter Parish Ministry is opening it’s first permanent location in Clermont County—a move to benefit the approximately 80 percent of the ministry’s clients that live in the county. The location, which opens to clients on Oct. 5, is situated in both Pierce and Union Townships, at 1075 W. Ohio Pike, [ Read More ]

Former Frisch’s employee sentenced

Michael Hudson, 53, of Union Township, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Sept. 22 on one count of wire fraud and one count of filing a false federal income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service relative to a scheme to defraud Frisch’s Restaurants, Inc. by embezzling funds in excess of his pay and [ Read More ]

Moscow bicentennial event was a hit

By Megan Alley Sun staff Organizers of the village of Moscow’s bicentennial celebration say the event, which was held on Sept. 24, was a success. The event was organized by the Moscow Historical Committee and took place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at various locations throughout the village. “It’s been great,” Linda Carter, event [ Read More ]

State releases school report cards

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio Department of Education’s School Report Cards released on Sept. 15 show a system in transition. The report cards reflect challenging expectations, new tests and higher achievement targets, said Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria in a press release. Most districts in the county received worse letter grades than last [ Read More ]

Milford considers replacing junior high

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford Exempted Village School District Business Advisory Council brought a recommendation for the future of Milford High School and Junior High at the Board of Education meeting on Sept. 15. The Board of Education and the BAC have been discussing this for months. They met on Jan. 28 to discuss [ Read More ]

Monroe Township to hold safety event

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Residents of all ages from all areas are invited to attend the third annual Monroe Township Fire Department Safety Day event on Oct. 8. Chief William Jetter described the event’s attractions and activities as, “everything is about safety.” The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [ Read More ]

West Clermont receives threats

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   The West Clermont Local School District received numerous threats on Sept. 14, leading to lockdowns, delays and building evacuations. The first threat came in between 7 and 7:15 a.m. to an Ohio-based website. The Ohio State Highway Patrol notified the Union Township Police Department of the threat, which was a [ Read More ]

Ride raises more than $22,000 to fight heroin

By Megan Alley Sun staff   This year’s Harleys Against Heroin motorcycle ride is in the books, charitable funds have been disbursed and organizers say the event was another success. The ride, which is now in its third year, was held on July 30. It started at Muenchens Furniture in Amelia, traveled up state Route [ Read More ]

Candlelight vigil remembers those lost

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   The 15th annual Clermont County Candlelight Vigil on Sept. 14 remembered people lost to suicide and offered support to the family and friends left behind. “We hope this event will not only honor your loved ones but also provide you with some peace and some support,” Lee Ann Watson, associate [ Read More ]

West Clermont approves teacher contract

By Megan Alley Sun staff   The West Clermont Local School District Board of Education approved a three-year teacher contract during its meeting on Sept. 12. The board also approved a three-year support staff contract during the meeting. The teacher contract, which the board approved unanimously, was based on a tentative agreement between the district [ Read More ]

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