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Miami Township parks to be smoke-free

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Miami Township trustees voted to make all township property, including all parks, tobacco and smoke free beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Partners for a Drug-Free Milford Miami Township began speaking to the township trustees in the spring, said township Administrator Jeff Wright. The meeting on Aug. 16, when trustees approved the resolution [ Read More ]

Bethel council salutes new police officers

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Bethel council covered a few important topics during its meeting on Aug. 11. Members of the council welcomed four new part-time officers to the Bethel Police Department. Jack Samples, Hunter Willoughby, Zack Mullins and Brad Nichols were sworn in on July 25. The new officers will enable [ Read More ]

Gospel group to hold free concert

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On Aug. 20 Southern Gospel band Canton Junction and GRAMMY winner Jason Crabb will hold a free concert in Batavia. The concert, part of Canton Junction’s “Get Your Praise On” tour , will be held at Batavia’s Life Change Church at 6 p.m. Prior to the concert, the band will participate [ Read More ]

Woman arrested at Monroe Elementary School Aug. 16

By Megan Alley Sun staff Deputies from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office were called to Monroe Elementary School the afternoon of Aug. 16 on a report of an armed female in the school parking lot. Road patrol deputies arrived at the school, located at 2117 Laurel Lindale Road in Monroe Township, minutes after the 12:21 [ Read More ]

Project highlights Underground Railroad sites

By Megan Alley Sun staff The ninth of 10 informational signs on the village of New Richmond’s interactive, self-guided Underground Railroad tour was installed on Aug. 10. The tour, which is 26 years in the making, highlights New Richmond’s contributions to the abolitionist movement. “I am happy that this phase of the project is complete,” [ Read More ]

Eastgate Walmart kicks off grocery pickup

By Megan Alley Sun staff After much anticipation, Eastgate Walmart launched its free online grocery pickup service on Aug. 9. “Our customers have been asking for this,” said Jenn Fuller, assistant manager for the store’s online grocery department. The service allows customers to order groceries online, with a $30 minimum, and pick them up at [ Read More ]

Moscow bicentennial event to be held in September

By Megan Alley Sun staff Enthusiasm is palpable in the village of Moscow as the date for the community’s bicentennial celebration approaches. The event, which the Moscow Historical Committee has been organizing for the past four years, will take place on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at various locations throughout the village. [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin receives tech grant

By Megan Alley Sun staff This year, students in grades 6, 9 and 12 in the Felicity-Franklin Local School District will be paired with their own Chromebook laptops, thanks to a recent $556,000 grant award from Ohio’s Straight A Fund. District officials, who received final confirmation of the award on Aug. 12, will use the [ Read More ]

Ride benefits scholarship honoring local hero

By Kelly Cantwell Editor On April 30, 2009 United States Marine Corp Staff Sgt. Mark Anthony Wojciechowski, also known as Tony Wojo, was killed in Iraq. His memory, however, lives on in the scholarship that his mother, Teresa Dillinger, established in his name in 2010. This year, Dillinger is putting on the seventh annual Ridin’ [ Read More ]

KLiCWow making strides towards goal

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Since KLiCWow was created earlier this year, the organization has made a lot of progress towards its goal to put a tablet in the hands of every 3 and 4-year-old in the county. John Melvin, the former director of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Development Center, started working on [ Read More ]


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