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Amelia roundup: Part-time officers hired, and more

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The village of Amelia council met on June 20 to handle a variety of business matters. – Lauren Bowen, senior public affairs liaison for Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, presented a follow-up appeal to the council to sign on to OhioCheckbook.com. The online program puts all state and local government spending [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Clermont Hospital committed to improving access to care

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Business leaders from across the county gathered the morning of June 16 at Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati East to hear the new president of Clermont County’s only hospital, Mercy Health Clermont Hospital, give his presentation on the state of the hospital. During his presentation, Ken James spoke about new [ Read More ]

Milford will not be the ‘guinea pig’ for medical marijuana

By Brett Milam Editor The city of Milford will not be the “guinea pig” for medical marijuana cultivators and dispensaries in the county, according to the June 6 city council meeting. Vice-Mayor Amy Brewer said several groups have contacted the city regarding the cultivation and dispensing of medical marijuana. Brewer cite House Bill 523, which [ Read More ]

New Miami Twp. library branch to bring road improvements

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Transportation Improvement District approved a resolution designating and approving inclusion in the Regional Transportation Improvement Program of the Buckwheat Road Improvements Project and related actions during their most recent meeting on June 9. The project is part of the Clermont County Public Library’s new Miami Township branch, [ Read More ]

Watch DOGS welcomes dads to New Richmond Elementary School

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A new father involvement and educational initiative that started last year at New Richmond Elementary School proved to be such a success that officials are looking to continue the program into the future. Watch Dads of Great Students is a national program that started in 1998 in Arkansas and it [ Read More ]

River Side Café opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff River Side Café, located at 1329 state Route 52, is now open. The restaurant and bar is located on the banks of the Ohio River on the southeastern outskirts of the village of New Richmond. “We’re sitting right on the river, so the views are prefect,” Ray Baker, owner, said. [ Read More ]

The matriarchs of a soap farm in Batavia

By Brett Milam Editor When you walk into the home of Patricia Fix, who will be 84 in May, it smells like soap. That’s because she’s the matriarch of the 84-acre Pine Lane Soap Farms, located in Batavia , where she’s at the helm of four generations of women running the goat milk soap farm. [ Read More ]

Goshen high school student selected for national student congress program

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A Goshen High School senior is in Lexington, Kentucky this week to take part in an exclusive student congress program. Lauren Smith, of Loveland, was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship National Student Congress. The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship is a non-profit dedicated [ Read More ]

Police: 4-year-old killed in Goshen crash

By Brett Milam Editor A 4-year-old was killed in a crash in Goshen Township on June 5, according to the Batavia post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The incident occurred on at 5:05 p.m. on Fay Road, west of state Route 48 in Goshen, OSHP said. Police said the investigation so far revealed that [ Read More ]

Correction to The Sun’s Navy Academy acceptance story

In the March 25 article, “Batavia grad headed to Naval Academy,” the article incorrectly stated, “It’s the first time any Batavia resident has been nominated to the Naval Academy and the first time since 1943 for any academy in the military.” However, the editor of The Sun was informed by Victor Mosbacker, that his brother, [ Read More ]


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