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Knepp shares law history update

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Historian Gary Knepp is working on completing a legal history of Clermont County. Knepp updated commissioners on the status of the law history during their March 11 session. “Last September I was commissioned to write a legal history of the county,” Knepp said. “It is going to cover courts and [ Read More ]

Sydney Snider recognized for her agricultural achievements

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Sydney Snider has spent the last year traveling around Ohio visiting FFA chapters and inspiring students to become leaders as the Ohio FFA president. She was recognized for her achievements by Clermont County Commissioners and the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce Foundation this month. Commissioners recognized Snider during their March [ Read More ]

International teachers visit Amelia

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Amelia Elementary hosted a group of international teachers on March 13 for a tour and a chance to learn about an American school. Principal Jeffrey Riel took the visitors on a tour of Amelia Elementary, and highlighted areas such as the nutritional guidelines, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design [ Read More ]

Wenstrup speaks to Goshen students

By Kelly Doran Sun staff U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup hopes that after speaking to students, they will have the drive to do more than simply go to school and come home. “More than anything else, I hope it drives them to be involved with philanthropy, other community involvement, government, extracurricular activities, just something that drives [ Read More ]

Flooding affects Clermont County

By Kelly Doran and Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County was impacted by flooding in the village of New Richmond and in other towns near rivers and streams throughout the county last week. Pam Haverkos, Clermont County Emergency Management Agency director, warned residents about the potential for flooding during commissioners’ March 11 meeting. With 1-2 [ Read More ]

Heroin in Clermon County
Part 4: Moving Forward from Addiction

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Heroin and the struggle to become clean changed Ryan Tarvin’s life forever. “I started out with tons of friends, good jobs and slowly pissed everything away,” Tarvin said. “Right now I have the least I’ve ever had in my life. Now I am the happiest I have ever been. It’s baffling.” [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Bell and Batavia reach settlement

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Cincinnati Bell Telephone and the village of Batavia have reached a settlement over the complaint that the company filed in September. Cincinnati Bell Telephone filed an objection to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on Sept. 10, 2014 over a bill for $513,329 the village of Batavia sent to the [ Read More ]

Program makes upgrades more accessible

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Business owners in Clermont County wanting to make energy efficient changes to their building now have a financially viable way to do so. The Clermont County Commissioners approved a resolution to support Property Assessed Clean Energy Program and establish Energy Special Improvement Districts’ during the Feb. 25 session. PACE is [ Read More ]

Miami Township hires new administrator

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Miami Township will be welcoming a new township administrator in April, as Larry Fronk, the current administrator, prepares for retirement. Christine Thompson was hired to come on as an assistant administrator April 6 and then take over when Fronk, who has been the administrator since 2009, retires on May 29, [ Read More ]

Union Twp. buying equipment for less

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Union Township officials are finding better ways to purchase equipment for departments in the township. Administrator Ken Geis said the changes that they are making will save the township hundreds of thousands of dollars. Geis said they are finding used equipment that is in good condition and also looking at [ Read More ]


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