News Archive

Radio failure exposes emergency call center violations

By Wayne Gates Editor  On June 12, the radio system used by law enforcement and fire departments in Clermont County went dead for twenty minutes.  The failure happened when air conditioning units failed at the Bauer Road Communications Tower, sending temperatures inside the equipment room to 148 degrees. The heat knocked out the system between [ Read More ]

Heroin impacts entire community

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Clermont Recovery Center may exceed its fund allocation of $1.75 million for the first time this year by about $150-200,000 because of the rise in clients. The center has seen 1,600 clients already this year, 900 of which were due to heroin addiction, said Clermont County Commissioner Dave Uible. [ Read More ]

Amelia councilwoman resigns

A lifetime devoted to restoring classic cars

By Kari Strunk Contributor You can find the typical seven year old boy tossing ball in the backyard or popping wheelies on their shiny new bike in the neighborhood. This being said, not all boys are typical. A certain boy we now call Drew, was that of your non-typical type. You could find this little [ Read More ]

Goshen hires new assistant principals

Brewhaus dog bones feed business experience

By Megan Alley Sun staff Brewhaus Bakery Co. in New Richmond turns the spent grains from local microbreweries into a business learning opportunity for students with disabilities. The students, who deferred accepting their diplomas in order to stay legally enrolled in school until age 22, hand make dog treats using ingredients donated from local partners [ Read More ]

Spelling bee supports literacy council

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The 23rd Adult Spelling Bee, put on by the Literacy Council of Clermont and Brown Counties, brought community members together to support the council and have fun. All of the money raised goes to operating expenses for the council. In addition to registration fees from the spelling bee, the council [ Read More ]

Milford diversity group outlasted others

By Kelly Doran Sun staff After the Cincinnati riots in 2001 protesting Timothy Thomas’s death, the Cincinnati Enquirer organized Neighbor to Neighbor groups in the Cincinnati area to promote peace. Fourteen years after the groups began, only one remains. Charlene Hinners is a Milford City Council member and has been involved with Neighbor to Neighbor [ Read More ]

Clermont Chamber names Business Woman of the Year

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont Chamber of Commerce honored women in business with their first Women’s Business Awards luncheon on June 9, held at the Holiday Inn & Suites Eastgate. Park National Bank’s Cyndy Wright was named Business Woman of the year. “I humbly accept this honor, and I will do everything in my [ Read More ]

Batavia hires new superintendent

By Megan Alley Sun staff Keith Millard is the new superintendent of Batavia Local School District. The Batavia Board of Education approved his hiring at its June 15 meeting. “Leading a school district is a team effort, and I can’t wait to get started,” said Millard. “I couldn’t feel more welcome as I’ve been working [ Read More ]

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