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Sergeant accused of inappropriate touching

By Kelly Doran Editor A Miami Township Police Department sergeant may be in prison up to 18 months if convicted 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 was [ Read More ]

Green introduces bill to help pregnant addicts

By Kelly Doran Editor A new bill introduced to the Ohio House could help pregnant mothers who are addicted to heroin and opiates. “It is an effort to provide an opportunity for pregnant women who are addicted to seek help without fear of ramifications,” Rep. Doug Green said. The legislation, called “Maiden’s Law” requires the [ Read More ]

TQL breaks a Guinness World Record

By Kelly Doran Editor Total Quality Logistics employees and other community members gathered in the parking lot at TQL on August 27 to try to break the Guinness World Record for most people performing push-ups. The 734 participants had to do push-ups for 60 seconds, which they did and broke the world record. “You guys [ Read More ]

Commissioners proclaim Suicide Prevention Week

Clermont County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating September 7-13 as Suicide Prevention Week in Clermont County at their meeting on September 2. From left, Commissioner Bob Proud, Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board Executive Director Karen Scherra and Commissioners Ed Humphrey and Dave Uible.

Business association presents bench to Amelia

The Amelia Business Association presented the village of Amelia with a granite bench in Odd Fellow Cemetery to honor the community and veterans. The bench was presented during a ceremony on September 1. From left, Carol Amrine, of Rule Catering and ABA board member, Stephanie Fahrnbach, of Park National Bank and ABA treasurer, Keith Davis, [ Read More ]

Navy ship passes by New Richmond

United States Navy Landing Ship, Tank 325 traveled past New Richmond, on the Ohio River, on August 29. The ship was heading to Pittsburg from Evansville, Indiana.

Commissioners designate Patriot Day

Clermont County Commissioners issued a proclamation designating September 11, 2015 as National Patriot Day at their meeting on August 26. From left, Clermont County Commissioner Ed Humphrey, Clermont County Veterans’ Services Commission Executive Director Howard Daugherty and Commissioners Dave Uible and Bob Proud.

Model home opens in development

By Megan Alley Sun staff The sales office for STONECREEK at todd’s run, a new development in Williamsburg on old state Route 32 near Tri-County Highway, officially opened September 1. The sales office is located inside the newly constructed model home for the development. “This venture is cool, and I’m excited about it,” said Don [ Read More ]

Responsible Ohio visits Batavia

By Megan Alley Sun staff The campaign to legalize marijuana in Ohio rolled into Batavia on August 31. “We’re trying to communicate with voters about marijuana reform,” said Haley Phillippi, Green Rush Bus Tour spokesperson. “We’re getting the message out there so that they can vote yes on Issue 3.” She added, “Today, we’ve had [ Read More ]

Festival celebrates autumn

By Megan Alley Sun staff The 17th annual Washington Township Autumn Bash is set for September 18 and 19. “This festival has grown into a tradition that has been embraced by the community as a whole,” said Robin Brewer, Washington Township assistant administrator. The purpose of the festival is to provide local organizations, like youth [ Read More ]

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