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‘Addiction is a disease,’ state doctor gives a talk on Clermont’s increasing drug problem

By Brett Milam Editor Business and political leaders gathered March 17 for the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast to discuss how opiate use is impacting businesses. “I just wanna say that it was maybe three years ago – time flies – that we processed the agenda for the future,” Matt Van Sant, president and [ Read More ]

Three Loveland girls win Scouting Gold Award

By Brett Milam Editor More than 30 Girl Scouts from the Cincinnati area, including Loveland, received the Gold Award, the highest honor in the Girl Scouts, on March 5. The Girl Scout Gold Award is an honor for Girl Scouts grades nine through 12, who “use their vision for change to complete a service project [ Read More ]

Milford student earns honors in photography

By Megan Alley Sun staff A Milford High School 11th-grader was recently recognized by judges from the Sony World Photography Awards when one of her photographs was accepted into the competition. Jenna Bellonby’s photograph, entitled “In and Out,” which she created last semester as part of the Photography II class she was enrolled in at [ Read More ]

West Clermont selects principal for the new high school amid pushback from the students

By Brett Milam Editor Students and residents packed the March 13 West Clermont Board of Education meeting as Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline announced his recommendation for the principal of the new high school, in a decision that was met with some student opposition and walkouts. Amelia High School will merge with Glen Este High School [ Read More ]

Amelia’s new councilwoman is a ‘fixer’

By Megan Alley Sun staff The village of Amelia’s mayor has appointed another new council member to the governing body. Delores Daniel was sworn in on Jan. 17. She fills the seat left vacant by former councilman Brandon Hatton, who resigned on Sept. 20, 2016, because he moved to Pierce Township. Hatton’s four-year term expires [ Read More ]

Tornado, storm causes $1 million in damages

By Brett Milam Editor A tornado tore through Clermont County in the early hours of March 1, leaving thousands without power and property damage throughout the county, totaling more than $1 million. According to the National Weather Service, the tornado, an EF1, touched down at 3:38 a.m., near Locust Corner Road, the site of some [ Read More ]

Storm churns up community support

By Megan Alley Sun staff The first part of the old adage that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb proved true as storms and a tornado ripped through the county on March 1, but despite the destruction left in the storm’s wake, the community and neighbor-to-neighbor support that hailed [ Read More ]

Marion Croswell, longtime resident of Williamsburg, dead at 97

By Brett Milam Editor A fixture in the village of Williamsburg for nearly a century, Marion Croswell, 97, died on Feb. 23. Croswell came from a family business, the Croswell Bus Lines, which she helped to run until January 2016, but she was most known for her involvement with the Williamsburg branch of the Clermont [ Read More ]

Batavia high school students make educational games for younger students

By Megan Alley Sun staff A group of students at Batavia High School recently designed and produced educational board games to help students at Batavia Elementary School with their studies. The high school students, who are enrolled in a physical science course, presented their more than 25 games to the elementary school students during tutorial [ Read More ]

Families leave classroom for online school

By Megan Alley Sun staff Digital Learning Day on Feb. 23 meant some students, along with their family’s support, have chosen to utilize instructional technology programs every day by enrolling in an online school. “Most people have it in their heads that this is ‘home schooling’ with no direction,” said Vicki Baker, whose son Zach [ Read More ]


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