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Amelia charter ready, again, for vote

By Megan Alley Sun staff In a special election on May 2, voters in the village of Amelia will decide whether or not to adopt a municipal charter and become a charter village under Ohio law. This is a pertinent decision because data from the 2010 census shows that Amelia is on the cusp of [ Read More ]

Civil War events planned for end of month

By Megan Alley Sun staff Back-to-back events commemorating Civil War points of interest will be held later this month in villages along the Ohio River. An event to commemorate Ulysses S. Grant’s 195th birthday will be held on April 29 in Point Pleasant, Grant’s birthplace. The annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to [ Read More ]

New Richmond roundup: Police chief resigns, Short Hill closed indefinitely and plans for a recreational trail move ahead

By Megan Alley Sun staff Village of New Richmond Police Chief Randy Harvey announced his resignation on April 11 at the village council meeting. Harvey said his decision to leave has “little to do with the village of New Richmond,” but rather that he “doesn’t want to be a policeman anymore.” “I’m just tired of [ Read More ]

West Clermont STEM students race 3D printed cars

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Fourth grade students in West Clermont School District’s science, technology, engineering and math program recently showcased and raced vehicles that they made using a 3D printer. West Clermont STEM Center’s 3D Grand Prix was held April 18 in the STEM wing at Glenn Este High School, located at 4342 Glen [ Read More ]

ALB spot-training with the ALB Eradication Program in Bethel

By Brett Milam Editor In celebration of Agriculture Week in March, members of the Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program in Bethel demonstrated how to spot the infestation in a guided tour for green industry professionals on March 17. On a private property wood lot in the 3000 block of Angel Drive near the site of [ Read More ]

Felicity students earn top spots in science competition

By Megan Alley Sun Staff Hundreds of students and parents from the Felicity-Franklin Local Elementary School community came together on April 13 to recognize students who have earned top spots in a longstanding national science competition. Third-graders Abigail Masterson, Imala Walker and Hailey Wendling have been named regional winners of the 25th annual Toshiba/National Science Teachers [ Read More ]

Substance abuse home in Pierce Twp. draws ire

By Brett Milam Editor A home purchased in Pierce Township by Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services, for the purposes of being a substance abuse recovery home, stirred passions and opposition at the trustee meeting on April 12. The 1,560 square foot home on 3814 Merwin 10 Mile Road is a four-bedroom, which was sold on [ Read More ]

Country music star Sara Evans set to headline this year’s county fair concert

By Megan Alley, Sun staff – Country music star Sara Evans is booked to headline the 2017 Clermont County Fair. The concert, which is sponsored by the Clermont County Agricultural Society and Ohio Valley Productions, is set for July 28. “On the heels of an amazing 2016 concert, the Clermont County Fair Board was determined [ Read More ]

New councilman in Milford

By Brett Milam, Editor – The city of Milford has a new councilman after Justin Bonnell tendered his resignation on Feb. 7 to pursue business interests that took him out of the city. At the April 4 meeting of council, Fred Albrecht, a businessman of 40 years and the co-owner with his wife Suzette of [ Read More ]

County plans develop for 60 acres annexed into Amelia

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County Commissioners approved the annexation of 53.566 acres of land in Pierce Township to the village of Amelia during their regular session on April 5. The land, which is owned by Glen Mary Partners, LLC and James H. Grimes, is located on state Route 125/Main Street, across the street [ Read More ]

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