News Archive

Wenstrup participates in business roundtable

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Rep. Brad Wenstrup spent some time at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 3 to hear from local businessmen and women about their concerns. It’s beneficial for Wenstrup to hear from “the people that are in the trenches,” he said. “The things that come out of Washington affect people’s [ Read More ]

Churches lend support to families

By Megan Alley Sun staff   On Aug. 6 in the village of Batavia, dozens of area church groups, community organizations and business sponsors came together to put on a free resources event for local families in need. Organizers of the Grace Ready Fest closed several blocks downtown and set up booths, each of which [ Read More ]

New Richmond peacock regains health

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Jacob the peacock, the village of New Richmond’s resident peafowl who was found critically injured on state Route 52 on July 22, is on the long road to recovery. Originally, it was thought that Jacob had been struck by a hit and run driver. Now, due to new eye [ Read More ]

County law enforcement works on new standards

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Three local law enforcement agencies have become certified by meeting new statewide standards, a process they did not find difficult because of the policies they already have in place. The Milford and Miami Township Police Departments and the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office recently completed their certification. They are three of [ Read More ]

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 ]


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