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Clermont County Planned Parenthood location has closed

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Planned Parenthood, a provider of reproductive healthcare, has closed its Clermont County location. Danielle Craig, director of communications for Planned Parenthood, said the location at 834 Ohio Pike in Withamsville closed on Oct. 31. Craig said staff from the Clermont center moved to the Springdale center. Jerry Lawson, CEO of [ Read More ]

Days of Wonder School offers alternative education for students

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Students at Days of Wonder School in Batavia have found a unique learning environment thanks to Cynthia Day, a former public school teacher. Day founded the school that started with 21 students and has grown to more than 70 students. “Last year we moved into the building in Batavia,” Day [ Read More ]

County will receive $500K for airport runway extension project

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners will receive $500,000 toward lengthening the airport runway thanks to state capital funds that are being administered by the University of Cincinnati. Commissioner David Uible said they approved a contract with UC to receive the funds during their Oct. 27 session. “They are administering state capital funds [ Read More ]

Man arrested for stealing and crashing cars

Staff report A man was arrested after he attempted to steal multiple cars and being involved in two car accidents in Franklin Township Oct. 6. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, Zebulon Fletcher, 32, of Bethel stole a car in Colerain Township and crashed the car near state Route 756 and Fruit Ridge [ Read More ]

Election turnout lower than similar general elections

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Just 37.97 percent, 50,805 out of 133,802 of Clermont County registered voters, cast ballots Nov. 4, before provisional ballots were counted. Clermont County Board of Elections Director Judy Miller said the turnout was lower than similar general elections. She said 49 percent of voters cast a ballot in the similar [ Read More ]

UC Clermont holds Veterans Day celebration

By Kristin Rover Sun staff University of Cincinnati Clermont College held a celebration for veterans Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. The event included an opportunity for students and veterans to speak with local veterans organizations and recruiters as well as a ceremony to honor veterans, remember a UC Clermont veteran, and announce new [ Read More ]

Batavia Township bank robber caught

Staff report A day after robbing a bank in Batavia Township, police arrested a man who demanded money from a teller at the Fifth Third Bank in Batavia Township Nov. 4. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, police responded to the bank located at 1196 Ohio Pike. Rodenberg said the robber handed a [ Read More ]

Boy Scout builds bridge in Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff For Mitchell Brumleve, a member of Troop 128 in Milford, an idea he had while at a park turned into an Eagle Scout project that is making a difference in the community. Brumleve planned and built a 48-foot bridge over a stream to connect Finley Ray Park in Milford to [ Read More ]

Congressman Wenstrup holds medal ceremony in Union Township Nov. 10

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Congressman Brad Wenstrup held a medal ceremony in Union Township Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. Family members of two late veterans and a World War II veteran were present at the ceremony to receive the medals. Wenstrup said timing for the ceremony was perfect. “The night before Veterans [ Read More ]

Commissioner Uible wins reelection

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Incumbent David Uible was re-elected Clermont County Commissioner for a second term in Tuesday’s election. Uible defeated his opponent Richard Perry by 23,799 votes. Uible received 74.34 percent of the vote and Perry received 25.66 percent of the vote. “I am very happy,” Uible said about continuing as commissioner. “I [ Read More ]


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