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CVB welcomes new sports director

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired a new Director of Sports. Joel Barnhill took over the full-time staff position, previously held by Jim Barger, on May 1. “The crux of the position is to help bring events, specifically sporting events, into the county, keeping in mind we’re [ Read More ]

Project engages CNE students in economics

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Some may find it difficult to get fifth grade students excited and engaged while learning about economics, but teacher Amy Becker has successfully done just that for the past five years by putting on an event dubbed Market Day. The Clermont Northeastern Elementary teacher helps about 100 students understand a bit [ Read More ]

Three indicted for robbery

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Three adults were indicted for aggravated robbery after a May 9 incident in Miami Township. Atlanta Sellers, 18 of Milford, Donald Ayers, 18 of Norwood, and Marquess Foggie, 18 of Cincinnati, along with two male juveniles and one female juvenile robbed a Pebble Brooke apartment. The two females allegedly texted the [ Read More ]

Council approves park plan

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford City Council approved a master plan for Riverside Park during the May 17 meeting. Charles Evans, chair of the Milford Parks and Recreation Commission, began discussion on the plan during the public input session. He views Riverside Park as Milford’s living room; the place where citizens come and gather. [ Read More ]

Man found guilty and indicted on the same day

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A New Richmond man pleaded guilty to rape and kidnapping on May 17, but was indicted for another incident of rape and of pandering obscenity on the same day. Gary James Jr., 37, pleaded guilty to one count of rape and one count of kidnapping, both first degree felonies for crimes [ Read More ]

Amelia appoints new council members

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Amelia council appointed two new council members during its meeting on May 17. Regina Dietrich Rumke and John Hyder will fill the two seats left vacant by former council members Renee Gerber and Chris Dickerson, who both resigned during the April 19 council meeting. Gerber resigned over [ Read More ]

Milford hires superintendent

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Milford Board of Education approved the hire of Nancy House on May 19, who will replace Dr. Robert Farrell as superintendent. Farrell is retiring Dec. 31, 2016, and House, who is currently the assistant superintendent and director of human resources, will start as the superintendent Aug. 1. “I love this [ Read More ]

Felicity rallies against heroin

By Megan Alley Sun staff It was a packed house for Felicity’s second annual Hometowns Against Heroin rally, which took place May 21. “We’re growing and we’re saving people everyday,” said co-organizer Jan Campbell. The program for the rally, which was held at Felicity’s community center, started off with presentations from local drug enforcement officials, [ Read More ]

Groesbeck House to have new purpose

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Cincinnati Nature Center held a renovation kick off at Groesbeck House on May 23, the culmination of phase two of the center’s capital campaign. Groesbeck House, in the Nature Center’s Rowe Woods in Milford, is the future home of the Center for Conservation and Stewardship. “The Center’s mission is to [ Read More ]

Veterans First Act to expand benefits

By Megan Alley Sun staff The federal Veterans First Act, which was unveiled on April 28, includes a number of provisions intended to enhance the protections and services that veterans and their families receive, including a tuition assistance benefit that will directly effect one Batavia woman and her family. Sen. Sherrod Brown spoke about a [ Read More ]

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