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Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed in October

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners declared October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county during their Sept. 24 meeting. Commissioner David Uible read a proclamation from commissioners and said the timing could not be more appropriate with several domestic violence incidents in the spotlight recently. “We really appreciate commissioners taking time [ Read More ]

Art Affaire is a fun outing in Milford

By Kristin Rover Sun staff It was beautiful day for an arts and crafts show Sept. 27 at Promont House in Milford. The ninth annual Art Affaire hosted by the Greater Milford Area Historical Society included more than 65 artists as well as authors, musical performances, a raffle, and refreshments. “We come every year,” Mandy [ Read More ]

Goshen police arrest father and son burglars

Goshen Township Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary that had just occurred at a home in the 1600 block of Fay Road in Goshen Township at 3:14 a.m. July 5. Upon officers arriving, the suspects had already fled the home. The victim determined that among the stolen property included a safe and electronics. A [ Read More ]

Batavia businessman Louis Moore passes

By Art Hunter Editor Louis H. Moore, 84, of Batavia, passed away Sept. 14. Moore, a pillar of the local community, was a lifelong resident of Batavia and a fifth-generation funeral director and embalmer at the family business, Moore Family Funeral Homes. But Moore’s accomplishments went far beyond being a successful local businessman. According to [ Read More ]

Stabbing case to go to grand jury

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Officials announced that the man who was murdered Sept. 14 in Miami Township was killed by his brother. According to Miami Township Police, officers responded to the 6500 block of Branch Hill Miamiville Road at approximately 8:16 p.m. after being notified about a disturbance and possible stabbing. When Miami Township [ Read More ]

School district approves agreements

By Art Hunter Editor The New Richmond Exempted Village School District voted in special session Sept. 8 to accept contracts with the Ohio Association of Public Employees Local #267 and the New Richmond Education Association. All of the district’s employees had been subject to pay freezes for the past three years. The district’s previous contracts [ Read More ]

Students participate in Celebrate my Drive

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Students at Batavia Local School District are participating in the Celebrate My Drive campaign again this year in hopes of raising awareness about safe driving. Celebrate My Drive is a campaign through State Farm which, according to the company, was created to share the belief that safe driving is a [ Read More ]

$3 million in marijuana seized in traffic stop

Staff report Jermaine Jackson, 33, of Gallipolis was arrested in Clermont County after police found nearly $3 million worth of marijuana in his vehicle Sept. 18. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, the marijuana was found in Jackson’s car after he was stopped for speeding and following too closely on State Route [ Read More ]

Fran DeWine makes campaign stop in Clermont County

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Fran DeWine, wife of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, made a campaign stop in Clermont County Sept. 22. DeWine Spoke with local leaders at Grammas Pizza in Batavia about her husband and about her 88-county tour. The Batavia stop was DeWine’s 60th stop on her tour across the state. “It’s [ Read More ]

City purchases Milford Trailhead

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Milford city council members authorized City Manager Jeff Wright to purchase property known as the Milford Trailhead, which provides parking for the Little Miami Bike Trail, during their Sept. 16 meeting. Wright said he will be moving forward with the purchase of the property at 5 U.S. 50 for $212,500 [ Read More ]

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