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Watch DOGS welcomes dads to New Richmond Elementary School

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A new father involvement and educational initiative that started last year at New Richmond Elementary School proved to be such a success that officials are looking to continue the program into the future. Watch Dads of Great Students is a national program that started in 1998 in Arkansas and it [ Read More ]

River Side Café opens in New Richmond

By Megan Alley Sun staff River Side Café, located at 1329 state Route 52, is now open. The restaurant and bar is located on the banks of the Ohio River on the southeastern outskirts of the village of New Richmond. “We’re sitting right on the river, so the views are prefect,” Ray Baker, owner, said. [ Read More ]

The matriarchs of a soap farm in Batavia

By Brett Milam Editor When you walk into the home of Patricia Fix, who will be 84 in May, it smells like soap. That’s because she’s the matriarch of the 84-acre Pine Lane Soap Farms, located in Batavia , where she’s at the helm of four generations of women running the goat milk soap farm. [ Read More ]

Goshen high school student selected for national student congress program

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A Goshen High School senior is in Lexington, Kentucky this week to take part in an exclusive student congress program. Lauren Smith, of Loveland, was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship National Student Congress. The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship is a non-profit dedicated [ Read More ]

Police: 4-year-old killed in Goshen crash

By Brett Milam Editor A 4-year-old was killed in a crash in Goshen Township on June 5, according to the Batavia post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The incident occurred on at 5:05 p.m. on Fay Road, west of state Route 48 in Goshen, OSHP said. Police said the investigation so far revealed that [ Read More ]

Correction to The Sun’s Navy Academy acceptance story

In the March 25 article, “Batavia grad headed to Naval Academy,” the article incorrectly stated, “It’s the first time any Batavia resident has been nominated to the Naval Academy and the first time since 1943 for any academy in the military.” However, the editor of The Sun was informed by Victor Mosbacker, that his brother, [ Read More ]

Bethel couple opens cleaning franchise in Cincinnati

By Brett Milam Editor A local couple from Bethel has opened a new Office Pride franchise in Newtown that offers janitorial services to commercial businesses, schools and churches. Located on Round Bottom Road, the franchise will service Clermont, Brown, Adams and Hamilton counties in Ohio and Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in Kentucky. “I had [ Read More ]

Local woman pays tribute to veterans with backyard garden

By Megan Alley Sun Staff A local woman has found a way to honor veterans on Memorial Day, and throughout the year, with a commemorative garden in her backyard. Othia Wagner, 62, of Goshen started the garden when she and her husband Jerry Wagner moved to the house in 1983. She was inspired to do [ Read More ]

Amelia mayor responds to annexation appeal from Pierce Township

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved the annexation of 53.566 acres of land in Pierce Township to the village of Amelia during their regular session on April 5. The land, which is owned by Glen Mary Partners, LLC and James H. Grimes, is located on state Route 125/Main Street, across the [ Read More ]

Amelia roundup: Part-time police officers sworn in, and more

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The village of Amelia council met on May 16 to handle a variety of business matters. – Mayor Todd Hart swore in two new part-time police officers, Jonathan Nealan and Dustin Wade. – Eight large flowering pots will be installed outside various locations throughout the village, including the police station, [ Read More ]


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