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Students make prosthetic arm

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Four Milford High School students are making a 3D printed prosthetic arm for an 8-year-old girl named Hope. The students tested the third model of the prosthetic on March 24 for Hope, who was born with only part of her arm. Her arm goes to just below her elbow. “This has [ Read More ]

Event put on to inspire, inform

By Kelly Cantwell Editor More than 100 people attended the Clermont County Community Meeting on March 24, a meeting that the organizer wanted to be a “call to action” for attendees. Beth Bullock, founder of Brave Choices, got the idea to hold a community meeting from Bethel’s Police Chief Mark Planck. The goal for the [ Read More ]

The Bookworm Sez
Novel shows losing isn’t always a bad thing

You are the best kid… at something. You can run the fastest. You can jump the highest. You’re the best skipper, the best hopper or the best dancer. But what if there was somebody better than you? See what might happen in “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville ” by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Frank [ Read More ]

Milford overpaid by Medicaid

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A recent report by the Ohio Auditor’s Office found that the Milford Exempted Village School District was overpaid by Ohio Medicaid. “We found the provider was overpaid by ODM for services rendered between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2014 in the amount of $22,192.72. This finding plus interest in the [ Read More ]

New Richmond BOE says keep control local

By Martha Jacob Sun staff The New Richmond Board of Education hopes a recent resolution passed will encourage the state to keep control of the district within the district. During its March 21 board meeting, members of the New Richmond Exempted Village Local School District Board of Education passed a resolution seeking input on granting [ Read More ]

Clermont Sun Publishing purchases three newspapers

The Clermont Sun Publishing Company recently purchased the News Democrat and Ripley Bee in Brown County and the People’s Defender in Adams County, all from Civitas Media. The Sunday News Democrat and Brown County Press will merge into one newspaper, while the other newspapers will continue to publish as before. The sale will bring six [ Read More ]

Williamsburg may ask for levy

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Williamsburg Village Council may put a renewal levy on the November ballot, if passed by council. The levy is a renewal for five mills and is a five-year levy. It will be on the ballot on Nov. 8 and go into effect in 2017, if it’s passed, said Village Administrator [ Read More ]

Cardinal Quilters donate quilts

Martha Jacob Sun staff Formed in 2003, the Cardinal Quilters of Felicity started out this year with a new project to help celebrate Easter. The group of about 10 members, which started out meeting at the Clermont Public Library in Felicity, will be making a difference in the lives of children across Brown and Clermont [ Read More ]

Banquet benefits county charities

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Clermont County Township Association will holds its 65th spring banquet on April 21, and event organizers plan to make the best yet. Bonnie Batchler, president of the association and a Pierce Township Trustee, and Donna Cann, an associate member and the association’s treasurer, are two of the people organizing the [ Read More ]

Speedway robbed at knifepoint

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Two men allegedly robbed a Speedway at knifepoint on March 21. Robert Steele, 29 of an unknown residence, and Benjamin Pendleton, 27 of Fayetteville, allegedly came into Speedway, located at 1143 state Route 131 in Miami Township, a little after 4 a.m. and forced the clerk to the floor while Pendleton [ Read More ]

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