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Pierce Township retires two from police force

By Kelly Doran Editor The Pierce Township Police Department celebrated the retirements of a detective and a canine during the Trustee meeting on Oct. 21. Detective Michael Buckler worked for Pierce Township for 26 years, half of which he spent on road patrol at night and half as a detective, said Chief Jeff Bachman. During [ Read More ]

Caviar business thrives

By Kelly Doran Editor Not many villages can say they have a caviar farm in their village, but New Richmond can. Renee Koerner founded Big Fish Farms with her husband, Keith, because she wanted to create a product. Koerner was originally thinking of making bourbon, but met a professor who mentioned caviar. Once Koerner got [ Read More ]

New program benefits children

By Kelly Doran Editor A new program in the Cincinnati area is working to help prepare children, who cannot attend preschool, for kindergarten. 4C for Children is a program in partnership with the Clermont County Public Library and Child Focus that is funded by United Way of Greater Cincinnati as part of United Way’s Success [ Read More ]

Paddling event raises $7,000 in memory of Lauren Hill

By Megan Alley Sun staff Organizers of the first Paddling for a Cause event presented a $7,000 check to The Cure Starts Now Foundation, in memory of Lauren Hill, during a ceremony on Oct. 20 at the Cardboard Boat Museum in New Richmond. The paddling event, also described as a kayak-a-thon, took place on Sept. [ Read More ]

Bethel resident hosts forum

By Megan Alley Sun staff Residents of the village of Bethel and of Tate Township heard from candidates for local office at a forum on Oct. 26 at the Bethel Church of Nazarene. The moderated discussion, hosted by Melvin Dean, of Bethel, asked for input on issues and concerns facing the village and the township [ Read More ]

Opening of Bethel Save-A-Lot delayed

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Bethel Save-A-Lot, which was scheduled to open Oct. 28, has been delayed, according to a spokesperson for Saver Group, Inc. No one from Saver Group, Inc. would provide further information. In September, Larry Noe, president of Saver Group, Inc. said the project’s architect was in the process of revising [ Read More ]

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Body found in burnt-out car in Tate Twp

By Megan Alley Sun staff A body was found in a burnt-out car on the 2900 block of Bethel Hygiene Road in Tate Township on Oct. 16. The Bethel-Tate Fire Department was called to the scene at about 6 a.m. The vehicle, which was located in a wooded area behind the residence, was found to [ Read More ]

Smart home training center opens

By Megan Alley Sun staff American Modern Insurance Group held a ribbon cutting and open house on Oct. 9 to celebrate the completion of the company’s LivingWise smart home. The 1,471 square foot, two-story house was built in AMIG’s 50,000 square foot claims training center, located in Amelia. The house, which features smart technology, sustainable [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Twp approves new ES squad

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Williamsburg Township Trustees approved the purchase of a new Emergency Services life squad vehicle during their meeting on Oct. 12. The squad will be custom manufactured by Horton Emergency Vehicles, headquartered in Grove City, Ohio. It will cost $198,257.98, though payment won’t be due until the squad is finished, [ Read More ]

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