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Children’s Protective Services program seeks toy donations

By Megan Alley Sun staff It’s the season for giving thanks, and the perfect opportunity for the community to pay it forward by playing Santa to the 280 kids currently in Clermont County Children’s Protective Services’ custody. Through the Community Toy Chest program, which is more than three decades old, residents, churches, businesses and organizations [ Read More ]

County Parks awards $104K to local communities for park improvements

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County recently selected the first cycle of recipients for its Park District Community Parks Grant Program; the Park District Board of Park Commissioners awarded more than $104,000 to 13 projects. The grant program is made possible by the park commissioners as part of the park district’s property tax levy; [ Read More ]

Moscow, Batavia and Monroe vote to save money on energy; New Richmond, Tate and Wayne townships vote down program

By Megan Alley Sun staff On Nov. 7, Election Day, voters in the villages of Moscow and Batavia and Monroe Township decided to join together with other residents in their respective communities to potentially save money on energy costs, while voters in the village of New Richmond and Tate and Wayne Townships voted against the [ Read More ]

Board on Batavia library branch: We are seven independent minds

By Brett Milam Editor The Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees were greeted by another packed house of community members, local officeholders, librarians and teachers at their Nov. 13 meeting, hoping to forestall the potential closing and merger of the village of Batavia library into the Owensville library. No official resolution has come to [ Read More ]

Goshen falls to Dunbar 28-27

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor For 47 minutes, 45 seconds in the Goshen Warriors’ regional quarterfinal match against Dayton Dunbar on Friday, Nov. 3, the Warriors were either tied or on top. Goshen didn’t trail in the game until there were just 15 seconds left on the clock, but those 15 seconds ended up being [ Read More ]

West Clermont Middle School student killed

By Brett Milam Editor A 13-year-old student at West Clermont Middle School was killed while crossing the street on Nov. 4, Union Township Police said. Patrick Barkley, 13, and two other juveniles were struck by a vehicle in the 1200 block of Summerside Road at 7 p.m. Patrick would succumb to injuries sustained in the [ Read More ]

County, state voters say ‘no’ to Ohio Drug Price Relief Act

Megan Alley Sun staff On Election Day, Nov. 7, the majority of voters in Clermont County, and ultimately the state of Ohio, said no to Issue 2, The Ohio Drug Price Relief Act. Issue 2 failed with about 84.5 percent of county voters voting against the act, according to unofficial results. The final vote was [ Read More ]

Clermont County Election Results – 2017


Five of six New Richmond school board candidates participate in forum

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Exempted Village School District community heard from candidates for the school district’s board of education at a forum held on Oct. 30 in the New Richmond High School cafeteria. Three board seats are up for election this Nov. 7. The moderated discussion, hosted by the New Richmond [ Read More ]

Nov. 7 general election information and links

By Brett Milam Editor Voters will get to have a say on a variety of issues and candidates in townships and villages across Clermont County on Nov. 7 for the general election. Ohio polls open 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. It’s also not too late to vote by mail, also known as an [ Read More ]

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