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Specialized court helps addicted parents

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The names of participants in the Family Dependency Treatment Court used in this story are fictitious, as to keep the identities private. A group of parents regularly attend a unique form of court. The parents, all former heroin addicts, voluntarily enroll themselves in this program, which takes at least a [ Read More ]

Fitness equipment coming to Batavia Twp walking trail

By Megan Alley Sun staff Twelve outdoor gym stations will be added to the walking trail in Batavia Township by August 1. The fitness equipment will be open to the public and free to use. “When people go to the gym, there’s always pressure, and some people can’t afford to go to the gym on [ Read More ]

County Fair officials announce bird flu plan

By Megan Alley Sun staff As part of its 2015 Avian Influenza Plan, the Ohio 4-H Youth Development Administration has announced the Future Farmers of America and Junior Fair Poultry Project exhibition requirements for this year’s Clermont County Fair. Earlier this month, the Ohio Department of Agriculture canceled all live bird exhibitions in the state [ Read More ]

County hires new chief dog warden

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners appointed Diane Gray as Chief Dog Warden during their meeting on June 17. Gray will work alongside Clermont to the Rescue Humane Society, which operates the county’s shelter. Gray will replace Jeff Prebble, who was appointed to the position in Dec. 2014 and resigned last month. [ Read More ]

Library hosts discussion with author

By Megan Alley Sun staff The author of the bestselling book “Pioneer Girl,” Pamela Smith Hill, will pay a virtual visit via Skype to the Union Township Branch Library on June 30 for an evening of questions and answers with fans. “Pioneer Girl” is the annotated autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of “The [ Read More ]

IT camp continues to grow

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A Milford business’s initiative to introduce more students to technology and make a difference in the community is growing every year. The camp, goIT was created out of a desire of Tata Consultancy Services, an IT service company that is one of the fastest growing companies in the region, to [ Read More ]

Local hopes to bring quilt barn trail to county

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The president of the Clermont County Historical Society is working very hard to start a quilt barn trail in the county, a popular trend across the country. It started when a Donna Sue Groves in Adams County put squares of plywood painted to look like a quilt piece on barns [ Read More ]

Local author makes national bestseller lists

By Kelly Doran Sun staff An author from Bethel recently made The New York Times Best Sellers list, the USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list bestseller list and is an international best selling author on Amazon. Teresa Gabelman self published her first book, “Damon,” in 2011 and has since published five other books as part of [ Read More ]

Reds catcher visits youth baseball camp

By Megan Alley Sun staff Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco shared his recipe for success with area youth during the Reds Rookie Success League’s Community Day on June 17. This is the second year Mesoraco has visited the RRSL in Clermont County. “I always hoped that I would play in the major leagues. I didn’t [ Read More ]

Beckjord’s future is unknown

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The fate of the W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond after Duke Energy decommissions the plant is currently uncertain. When a plant is decommissioned, the company has to follow Environmental Protection Agency steps and meet certain criteria, said Warren Walker, district manager. The end goal right now is to meet [ Read More ]

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