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Butterbee’s to open location in Milford

By Wayne Gates Sun Group Newspapers The David Restaurant Group is opening a new Butterbee’s in Milford. It will be located in the former Applebee’s location on Meijer Drive just of State Route 28 in Milford, near Meijer and Home Depot. The new restaurant is expected to open in the fall of this year and [ Read More ]

Fair offers something for everyone

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The 165th annual Clermont County Fair officially opened July 20 at the fairgrounds in Owensville. Fair Board President Bill Scharber thanked all of the fair board members for the hard work they put into organizing the fair. “There are a lot of good things going on at the fair board,” [ Read More ]

Bar cited for over-serving customer involved in accident

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Ethel’s Tavern, a bar in Newtown, was cited and an employee was charged with over-serving violations in connection with a fatal accident in Union Township Feb. 21, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit. The accident involved Todd Shaw, who pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair Royalty selected

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The 2014 Clermont County Fair Royalty Court was named July 20 on the opening day of the fair in Owensville. Brooks Warner and Kelsey Taylor were crowned as king and queen this year, and Ben Bayne and Erin Jennings were selected as prince and princess. Breed representatives for 2014 include [ Read More ]

Murder suspect found at East Fork

Staff report A man wanted for murder in Kentucky was found staying in a tent at East Fork State Park in Clermont County July 11. According to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg, John William Amis, 35, of Glasgow, Ky., was found in a tent in the area of Loop A at East Fork State [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair gets underway July 20

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The 165th Clermont County Fair is just around the corner and with it comes the many traditions that bring people back year after year. “Break away from the every day things and come out to the fair,” Clermont County Fair Board President Bill Scharber said. “Enjoy the atmosphere and be [ Read More ]

Trail is being built at Jim Terrell Park

By Kristin Rover Sun staff There will soon be a new recreation trail in Milford for residents and guests to take advantage of. Volunteers and city employees are working together to create a multi-use trail at the Jim Terrell Park that will accommodate hikers, runners and cyclists. “We are hoping the trail will be a [ Read More ]

Property owners affected by ALB eligible for tree program

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Property owners who have been affected by the Asian longhorned beetle, an invasive pest that was discovered in Clermont County in June of 2011, may be able to get assistance replanting trees on their property. An informational session was held at Grant Career Center July 8 so that property [ Read More ]

Batavia street project dedicated

By Art Hunter Editor   A dedication ceremony was held in Batavia Tuesday, July 15 for the Main, Second, and Fourth Street Project. “This bicentennial year is a good time to be the mayor of Batavia,” Mayor John Thebout said. “We’ve had the good fortune in recent years to see a revival of our village, [ Read More ]

Shaw sentenced for killing bicyclist

By Kristin Rover Sun staff   Todd Shaw, the man who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a cyclist on Round Bottom Road in Union Township Feb. 21, was sentenced to 9.5 years in prison July 10. Shaw was sentencd by Judge Jerry McBride in a courtroom filled with family members and friends of both [ Read More ]


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