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Police still investigating bomb threat

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Police are still investigating a bomb threat at Amelia High School that sent students home Jan. 9. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said so far police know that the threat was called in, but are not sure of who the caller was. “It was one phone call that indicated there were [ Read More ]

Thebout elected president

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Clermont County Mayors Association recently elected village of Batavia Mayor John Thebout to continue serving as president. Members of the association also elected Amelia Village Mayor Todd Hart to be vice chair, Thebout said. “I’m grateful that they think enough of me as begin confident enough to chair the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg awarded grants

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Williamsburg Local School District is making improvements to food service after receiving two grants recently. Superintendent Matthew Earley announced to the Williamsburg Board of Education on Jan. 12 that the school received two grants, one to put in a new serving line at the elementary school and one to buy [ Read More ]

Man arrested for robbing Milford PNC

Staff report A man was arrested Jan. 11 for robbing a PNC Bank in Milford Jan. 5. Miami Township police arrested Zachary Fagin in the parking lot of Home Depot in the township around 10:15 p.m, according to a release from Milford Police Chief Jamey Mills. Milford police believe Fagin robbed the PNC Bank at [ Read More ]

CDBG grants approved

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners are moving forward with $642,300 in Community Development Block Grant projects that were selected last year. Commissioners approved an agreement with the Ohio Development Service Agency during their Jan. 14 meeting for the projects. Projects this year are reconstruction of Walnut Street in Felicity, septic rehabilitation for [ Read More ]

Surveillance added to recycling center

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of New Richmond is no longer tolerating improper usage of the village’s recycling center. After dealing with people leaving items in the recycling center that cannot be recycled spanning two or more locations that the recycling center has been in, the village decided to add a surveillance camera [ Read More ]

Police investigating bomb threat

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Police are still investigating a bomb threat at Amelia High School that sent students home Jan. 9. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said so far police know that the threat was called in, but are not sure of who the caller was. “It was one phone call that indicated there were [ Read More ]

Danbarry closes Eastgate location

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Danbarry Dollar Savers has closed their Eastgate location after about ten years of showing second-run films there. The Danbarry location at Eastgate was still using film, but the movie industry stopped putting movies on film, so the theater either needed to upgrade or leave, said Aaron Bates, general manager of [ Read More ]

Amelia promotes officer, still searching for chief

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia Village Council members promoted Charles Saylor from part-time to full-time police officer Jan. 13. Saylor was hired by the village in September of last year as a part-time officer. He said at the time that he was excited to begin working in the village. “He’s taking over the position [ Read More ]

Man finds passion in welding

By Kelly Doran Sun staff When Chris Frey speaks about his art, it is with great passion. Frey is a metal sculptor artist. He welds recycled, mostly metal, objects together to create spiders, elephants, robots, owls, Christmas ornaments and more. “You see a light, I see a head for something. I have like an altered [ Read More ]


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