News Archive

Crawford waives preliminary hearing

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   The Loveland man accused of murdering his daughter has waived his preliminary hearing. Charles Crawford, 25, waived the hearing on Aug. 5. He was then bound over to the Clermont County Grand Jury and is charged with aggravated murder. Crawford is currently in the Clermont County Jail on a $2 [ Read More ]

Sen. Brown talks with Tata employees

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Sen. Sherrod Brown visited Tata Consultancy Services in Milford on Aug. 3 to meet with company leaders, tour the facility and hold a town hall with employees. “I just wanted to see what they do,” Brown said in an interview. “It’s a pretty incredible place.” TCS opened its Seven [ Read More ]

‘Pokemon Go’ brings Pokémon to real-world

By Garth Shanklin Sun staff   In the mid-1990s, Pokémon was everywhere. The card game, the television show and the newly-released handheld game combined to capture the attention of children all over the world. As most fads do, the furor died out over time, but Pokémon continued to maintain strong popularity throughout the world by [ Read More ]

Body of bicyclist found

By Wayne Gates Managing editor   The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a bicyclist on Bloomrose Road in northern Brown County. Investigators discovered the body of 44-year-old Timothy Woods of Williamsburg in the water of Fourmile Creek. According to a press release from the OSHP, at 3:34 P.M. on Aug. 8, [ Read More ]

Communities celebrate National Night Out

By Megan Alley and Kelly Cantwell Sun staff   Communities across Clermont County gathered on Aug. 2 or in the days following to celebrate National Night Out, or an event in lieu of the national event. National Night Out began in 1984 with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, part of the U.S. Department [ Read More ]

Monroe Twp. to replace fiscal officer

By Megan Alley Sun staff Monroe Township Fiscal Officer Joyce Benjamin is retiring, and township officials are looking for her replacement. Benjamin has served as fiscal officer, which is an elected position, for the past 10 years. Her last day on the job is set for Aug. 31. She made a go for the part-time [ Read More ]

Tractor pull packs arena

By Megan Alley Sun staff It was a packed house for the 2016 Clermont County Fair diesel truck and tractor pull competition, held July 27 in the grandstand arena. Spectator and self-identified “hack photographer” Bruce Schmidt, who enjoys taking photos of motor sports, has been attending tractor pulls all his life. “I love the sound,” [ Read More ]

Hundreds enter baby contest

By Megan Alley Sun staff The always-popular Clermont County Fair Baby Contest was held July 25 in the Multi-Purpose Building. “I was very pleased with the event this year,” Mariann Strosnider, creator and director of the contest said. “More so when you take into consideration that temperatures were in the 90s on the day of [ Read More ]

County fair gets yarn bombed

By Megan Alley Sun staff For the past three years, a village of Bethel woman has been adding the flair of her understated crochet art to the hustle and bustle of the Clermont County Fair. This year, longtime crocheter Erica O’Neil, a member of Bethel’s Beefers & Sheepers 4-H Club, created a pole-wrapping yarn bomb [ Read More ]

Fair’s animal shows draw large number of participants, viewers

By Megan Alley and Kelly Cantwell Sun staff The 2016 Clermont County Fair brought together hundreds of contestants and their show animals to participate in any number of the weeklong event’s competitions. David Adkins, of Lucasville, judged the Open Show and the Junior Fair Market Birds competitions this year. Widespread avian flu prevented poultry from [ Read More ]


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