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NRHS to put in new field turf

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Exempted Village School District will get a new synthetic turf field at the high school stadium. Construction of the new field is expected to begin Nov. 16, but the project could be delayed depending on the football team’s post season schedule, according to Superintendent Adam Bird. The [ Read More ]

Voters approve both property tax renewals

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County voters have approved both property tax renewals on the Nov. 3 ballot. Issue 11, a five-year .5 mill with an additional 0.25 mill Mental Health and Recovery Board tax that will raise about $3.1 million annually for mental health and drug treatment and prevention services, passed with 52.83 [ Read More ]

Chase Bank to close Batavia branch

By Megan Alley Sun staff Chase Bank has announced the village of Batavia branch bank, including ATM, at 251 E. Main St. will close Nov. 17. Depositors at the Batavia branch were informed of the closure in a letter that was sent out in August. “Your relationship is very important to us, and we are [ Read More ]

Bethel Save-A-Lot set to open

By Megan Alley Sun staff After weeks of delay, the Bethel Save-A-Lot is tentatively set to open Dec. 9. The new grocery store, which is located in the vacant Bethel IGA building, was scheduled to open Oct. 28. “After some delays on the Bethel Save-A-Lot, work has resumed,” Saver Group, Inc. stated in a press [ Read More ]

Thebout wins re-election

By Kelly Doran Editor John Thebout will be taking on a fourth term as mayor, after he was re-elected with over half of the votes. Unofficial results from the Clermont County Board of Elections show Thebout receiving 57.63 percent of votes and Kathy Turner receiving 42.37 percent of votes. “I’m just humbled and I appreciate [ Read More ]

Bethel Mayor Alan Ausman wins re-election

By Megan Alley Sun staff Village of Bethel Mayor Alan Ausman has declared victory in his bid for re-election over challengers Jennifer Noble and Rus Whitley. Ausman got 50.63 percent of the 640 votes cast for mayor, to Noble’s 28.28 percent and Whitley’s 21.09 percent, according to unofficial results from the Clermont County Board of [ Read More ]

Sergeant to go to trial by jury

By Kelly Doran Editor A former Miami Township Police Department sergeant will be put on trial next year after being accused of inappropriately touching a young woman. John Swing, of Milford, is being charged with three counts of gross sexual imposition, a third degree felony, and one charge of assault, a first degree misdemeanor. He [ Read More ]

Breast Cancer Awareness Section

TQL donates to bring salad bars to schools

By Megan Alley Sun staff Total Quality Logistics, a freight brokerage firm headquartered in Union Township, donated $1,000 to the United Fresh Start Foundation’s national Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools initiative. LMSB2S aims to increase students’ fruit and vegetable consumption at school lunch by donating salad bars to schools. Since 2010, more than 4,100 [ Read More ]

East Cincy Yoga announces grand opening

By Megan Alley Sun staff East Cincy Yoga will open its permanent location in Batavia on Nov. 1. The yoga studio’s day-long grand opening celebration, featuring free classes, demonstrations and door prizes, will run from 9 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 8. Lori Kirsch, of Amelia, is the owner of East Cincy Yoga. Kirsch [ Read More ]

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