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Wenstrup participating in art competition

Representative Brad Wenstrup is participating in the House of Representative’s annual Congressional Art Competition. All high school students in Ohio’s Second District are invited to compete. A digital image file of each entry must be submitted along with a release form to the Cincinnati District Office by Friday, April 11. Art will be showcased online [ Read More ]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and receive 10 free trees

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March 2014 and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. “White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year,” said John Rosenow, founder and chief executive of [ Read More ]

Union Twp man admits to killing his roommate

By Kristin Rover Sun staff A Union Township man admitted to choking and killing his roommate, Meagan Fambry, 20, Feb. 15 in a 911 call. Phillip Hamm, 21, of Union Township was arrested and charged with murder after Union Township police responded to the scene. According to Lieutenant Scott Gaviglia, operations commander of the Union [ Read More ]

Student recognized for score on Americanism Test

By Kristin Rover Sun staff West Clermont Board of Education members and members of the American Legion recognized Glen Este High School sophomore Brady Dunigan for his outstanding test results during their Feb. 10 meeting. Glen Este High School Principal Bob Walker said Dunigan preformed exceptionally well on the American Legion’s Americanism Test. According to [ Read More ]

West Clermont teachers and staff recognized by board

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several teachers and staff members at West Clermont Local School District were recognized during the Feb. 10 board meeting. Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline introduced each of the eight teachers and staff members who have recently gone above and beyond what is required of them at the district. He said they [ Read More ]

New shopping center coming to Union Township

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Union Township residents may have noticed some changes taking place to some big-name stores in the Eastgate area. Garden Ridge and Golf Galaxy closed their doors last month, and soon construction crews will begin to tear both of the buildings down to make way for new development including an LA [ Read More ]

County to spend $2,981,000 on new vehicles this year

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners have approved spending approximately $2,981,000 on new vehicles in the county this year. Sukie Scheetz, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said the money will be used to purchase 47 vehicles in the county that range from dump trucks for the engineer’s office to busses [ Read More ]

Family escapes Batavia Twp. fire

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Central Joint Fire and EMS Chief Kevin Riley said smoke detectors may very well have saved the lives of a Batavia Township family after their home went up in flames early in the morning Feb. 17. Riley said they responded to 118 Forrest Meadow Drive in the township at 4:45 [ Read More ]

Maple syrup production is underway

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Several people came out to Pattison Park on a snowy morning Feb. 15 to learn more about maple syrup production. The program was put on by the Clermont County Park District, and the park district produces Maple Syrup at Pattison Park every year. Liz Jones, a naturalist with the park [ Read More ]

Former Central Joint fiscal officer indicted

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Former Central Joint Fire and EMS Fiscal Officer Roxanne Yaussy, of Amelia, who resigned in August of last year was indicted for theft in office Feb.13. “The allegations, and of course that is all they are right now, is that in her position as fiscal officer she misused funds in [ Read More ]

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