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Bethel kid goes to Hollywood to act

By Brett Milam Editor A Bethel kid may now be recognized in a Toyota or Nickelodeon commercial. Isaiah Cooper, 10, attends Monroe Elementary in New Richmond. Over the summer and last October, Isaiah went to California to star in a Toyota Highlander 2017 commercial and a Christmas-themed Nickelodeon commercial. However, the journey started two years [ Read More ]

Suspects charged in destroyed gazebo case

By Megan Alley Sun staff Four juveniles appeared in court on Feb. 6 for their pretrial hearings in conjunction with the destruction of the gazebo in Rose Vesper Park in the village of New Richmond. The suspects, who are between the ages of 15 and 17, were recently arrested by the New Richmond Police Department. [ Read More ]

New gun range opens in Goshen Township

By Brett Milam Editor From garage to gun range, Steve Ling has opened the latest indoor gun range in Goshen Township, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 27. Hammer Down Range at 1616 Ohio 28 hopes to be something of a social club, Ling said. “Use the lounge and talk about other stuff,” Ling [ Read More ]

Felicity bakery offers gluten-free treats

By Megan Alley Sun staff There’s a new bake shop in the village of Felicity that specializes in offering all natural, 100 percent gluten-free treats. Sweet Felicity opened at 311 W. Walnut St. on Oct. 31, 2016. The shop is the passion project of owner and retired nurse Kelly Ausman, who “develops every product and [ Read More ]

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Playhouse in the Park offers laughs, gags and blood

By Brett Milam Editor It’s too bad for the main character in “Little Shop of Horrors” that Laura Numeroff’s “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” didn’t come out 25 years earlier. The dark comedy musical opened at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park on Jan. 21 to an-almost sellout crowd to witness what happens when [ Read More ]

Community grieves loss of schoolteacher

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Middle School community is mourning the sudden loss of beloved teacher Erin Keith, who died the morning of Jan. 15. Keith, 40, of New Richmond, died in her home while she was sleeping, according to a statement from New Richmond Exempted Village School District Superintendent Adam Bird. [ Read More ]

USS Arizona flag raised for Pearl Harbor

By Brett Milam Editor The American Legion’s Post 72 raised the USS Arizona flag at Dairy Queen in Batavia to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on the same day Donald Trump was sworn in as the new president. Tom Maphet, the owner of the Dairy Queen on Hospital Drive and a part-time math [ Read More ]

New Richmond gazebo destroyed, reward offered

By Megan Alley Sun staff Village of New Richmond officials are offering a $500 reward to anyone that can provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in destroying the gazebo in Rose Vesper Park. Vandals collapsed and destroyed the gazebo on Jan. 18 between 10 p.m. and midnight, according to a [ Read More ]

Former village of Batavia mayor dies

By Megan Alley Sun staff Former village of Batavia Mayor Richard Jamieson, 93, died on Jan. 9 in his summer home in Sarasota, Florida. “It was hard to lose him this week,” son Andy Jamieson said. Richard Jamieson was elected to the Batavia Village Council in 1955. He was appointed as mayor in March 1956 [ Read More ]

Library features new flood exhibit

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Branch of the Clermont County Public Library is currently featuring an exhibit commemorating the anniversary of two different floods. Mary Allen, councilwoman, created the exhibit in conjunction with Historic New Richmond, the Clermont County Library, local historians and New Richmond residents. The exhibit memorializes the 80th and [ Read More ]

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