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Wilson Brothers Building sold

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Wilson Brothers Building was sold in an auction on Oct. 8. Joel T. Wilson, one of the Wilson brothers, died on June 21. The Clermont County Auditor lists the owner as Wilson N Laverne, who purchased it from Joel T. Wilson and N Laverne on July 5. Prior to that, [ Read More ]

Public invited to quilt for seniors

By Megan Alley Sun staff Quilters and those who are interested in learning to quilt are invited to participate in the Cardinal Quilters annual Giving Thanks Quilting event on Nov. 18. The event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Felicity Methodist Church at 421 W. Walnut Lane, is part of the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg man found guilty of rape

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Williamsburg man was found guilty of 17 counts of rape and two counts of gross sexual imposition on Oct. 24. Michael Workman, 41, was found guilty by a jury after a six-day trial that began Oct. 17. The jury was asked to consider the counts of rape, a first degree [ Read More ]

Teachers pull bus for fundraiser

By Megan Alley Sun staff Teachers at Clermont Northeastern Elementary School pulled a school bus full of students 15 feet on Oct. 14 as part of the school’s annual walk-a-thon event. “It was just awesome,” said Meg Porter, a third grade teacher at the school who participated in the pull. “I was worried we wouldn’t [ Read More ]

Grammas Pizza co-founder remembered

By Megan Alley Sun staff George Grammas, co-founder of Grammas Pizza, passed away on Sept. 28. “The community’s support has been overwhelming,” Nick Grammas, George’s son and owner of the Mt. Carmel location, said. “So many people have poured in and sent cards and flowers to the funeral.” George Grammas, who was 74 years old, [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Jacob the peacock dies

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jacob the peacock, the village of New Richmond’s resident peafowl who was found critically injured on state Route 52 on July 22, died on Oct. 10. “He gave it a good shot, didn’t he,” said Jeff Hartnady, director of the Spencer Park Aviary & Wildlife Center, located in New Richmond. [ Read More ]

Goshen Board of Education approves school foundation

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Board of Education created and appointed nine members to the Goshen Education Foundation on Oct. 10. The foundation, which is separate from the Goshen Local School District, was created out of a desire of the district to partner with community members to create a foundation run by “enthusiastic” people [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Students make bowls for charity event

By Megan Alley Sun staff Ceramics students at Milford High School have created more than 600 bowls for this year’s Empty Bowls dinner, a fundraiser hosted by the Milford Miami Ministry to feed the area’s hungry. Milford Miami Ministry is a coalition of 21 local churches that works to provide food and financial and spiritual [ Read More ]

Goodwill donation center opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff A new Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries donation center was recently set up in front of the New Richmond Rivertown IGA. The donation center, which opened on Oct. 3 in the parking lot of the grocery store, located at 1041 state Route 52, is the first of its kind in the [ Read More ]

Goshen appeals to state for charter school reform

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Goshen Board of Education recently unanimously passed a resolution asking the state of Ohio to reimburse the district for local funds that were redirected from the district to charter schools. The board passed the resolution unanimously after discussions about how much money the state is putting into both traditional charter [ Read More ]

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