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Milford Troop 120 Tiger Scouts and their families visit The Clermont Sun

Alex Phillips, Logan Gordan, Jackson Sliwiniski, Abby Phillips, Gabriel Gammon

Colorful Cupboard continues to create community in Clermont Co.

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Colorful Cupboard in Amelia celebrated its first anniversary on Sunday, April 26 with a birthday cake, artist demonstrations, music and a big sale. “This first year has been busy, and it’s been a learning experience,” said owner Kim Orlemann of Anderson Township. “I love it.” Orlemann describes The Colorful [ Read More ]

Three Miami Twp. firefighters promoted

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Miami Township Fire/EMS Department promoted firefighters for the first time since 1999 on April 21, with the exception of Chief Steve Kelly’s promotion. Three firefighters were promoted to station lieutenant during a ceremony at the Miami Township Trustees meeting. “They’re our next generation of leaders. They’re the leaders that [ Read More ]

Council gives okay to explore demolition costs

By Megan Alley Sun staff After a fiery debate about process, the Milford City Council gave the go-ahead to City Manager Tom Wright to research demolition costs associated with the Milford Main School, a move some council members thought should be handled in executive session. “We have had discussions about the direction the council wants [ Read More ]

Luncheon held to raise awareness

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The second annual National Crime Victims Rights’ Week Luncheon was held on April 22 to raise awareness about the week and the issue. The event, put on by the Clermont County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Taskforce, opened with the Miami Township Police Department Honor Guard and an introduction by [ Read More ]

Maupin featured in army reserve exhibit

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Staff Sgt. Keith M. Maupin is now memorialized in a new Army Reserve corridor exhibit in the Pentagon that opened on April 21. “In our part of the world he put a picture or a face on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan,” Keith Maupin said of his son, known [ Read More ]

Semi flips on state Route 125

By Kelly Doran Sun staff A KW Transport semi truck turning right onto state Route 125 from southbound Interstate 275 on April 24 overturned. While the driver, Anthony Hardin, 47, was turning, the load shifted, causing the semi to flip, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Speed is not believed to be a factor. [ Read More ]

Wilcox may plead insanity

By Wayne Gates Editor Michael Wilcox may plead insanity in connection with the death of Courtney Fowler. At his arraignment in Brown County Common Pleas Court on April 27, Wilcox’s attorney Julie Steddom told Common Pleas Judge Scott Gusweiler “We would like to reserve the right to enter a plea of not guilty by reason [ Read More ]

Economist predicts economic growth

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Economic Outlook Breakfast on April 22 left attendees with positive thoughts about the economy for the next few years. Brian Beaulieu, an economist with ITR Economics, told attendees that he sees the United States economy rising through 2018. This is going to create positive problems, [ Read More ]

Batavia Post investigating serious crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a single motorcycle crash that occurred on April 27th, 2015 at 1:06 p.m. in the 6000 block of Manila Rd in Goshen Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that Vincent R. Kratzer, age 56, of Batavia was operating a 2008 Yamaha Motorcycle on Manila Rd. Mr. Kratzer lost control [ Read More ]

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