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UC Clermont holds Veterans Day celebration

By Kristin Rover Sun staff University of Cincinnati Clermont College held a celebration for veterans Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. The event included an opportunity for students and veterans to speak with local veterans organizations and recruiters as well as a ceremony to honor veterans, remember a UC Clermont veteran, and announce new [ Read More ]

Batavia Township bank robber caught

Staff report A day after robbing a bank in Batavia Township, police arrested a man who demanded money from a teller at the Fifth Third Bank in Batavia Township Nov. 4. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, police responded to the bank located at 1196 Ohio Pike. Rodenberg said the robber handed a [ Read More ]

Boy Scout builds bridge in Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff For Mitchell Brumleve, a member of Troop 128 in Milford, an idea he had while at a park turned into an Eagle Scout project that is making a difference in the community. Brumleve planned and built a 48-foot bridge over a stream to connect Finley Ray Park in Milford to [ Read More ]

Congressman Wenstrup holds medal ceremony in Union Township Nov. 10

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Congressman Brad Wenstrup held a medal ceremony in Union Township Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. Family members of two late veterans and a World War II veteran were present at the ceremony to receive the medals. Wenstrup said timing for the ceremony was perfect. “The night before Veterans [ Read More ]

Commissioner Uible wins reelection

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Incumbent David Uible was re-elected Clermont County Commissioner for a second term in Tuesday’s election. Uible defeated his opponent Richard Perry by 23,799 votes. Uible received 74.34 percent of the vote and Perry received 25.66 percent of the vote. “I am very happy,” Uible said about continuing as commissioner. “I [ Read More ]

Three women indicted for involvement in drug overdose

Staff report Three Franklin Township residents have been indicted for their involvement in an overdose death that occurred in February. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, Sara Lynn Isaac, 22; Samantha Renee Forbes, 24; and Katherine Michelle Campbell, 28 were indicted recently by the Clermont County Grand Jury. Isaac was indicted on one [ Read More ]

Incumbents retain seats in Ohio House of Representatives

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The incumbents representing Clermont County in the Ohio House of Representatives retained their seats in Tuesday’s election. Representative Doug Green defeated his 66th district opponent Ken McNeely by 15,939 votes. Green received 77.36 percent of the vote and McNeely received 22.64 percent of the vote across the district. “I am [ Read More ]

Wenstrup holds on to congressional seat

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Republican Congressman Brad Wenstrup held on to his seat in the United States House of Representatives in the November general election. Wenstrup defeated his second congressional district opponent Democrat Marek Tyszkiewicz by 63,546 votes. Wenstrup received 63.86 percent of the votes and Tyszkiewicz received 36.14 percent of votes in across [ Read More ]

Student arrested after social media threat

Staff report A New Richmond High School student was arrested and suspended Oct. 29 after making a threat on social media, according to Enos Pennington, communications manager for New Richmond Exempted School District. The student, who was not identified, posted a threat on the anonymous social media app Yik Yak. The threat resulted in a [ Read More ]

Amelia council approves purchase of new building

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The iconic victorian building on Main Street in Amelia will soon be the home of village council offices and a community museum and park. Amelia village council members approved the purchase of the building back in August, according to Mayor Todd Hart. “That property has been in the works for [ Read More ]

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