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New Richmond man convicted

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The New Richmond man who was convicted of gross sexual imposition in Clermont County and was tried in federal court was convicted on March 4. David Guy, 61, was convicted of 11 counts of producing obscene visual representation involving a minor, one count of attempted production of child pornography, three counts [ Read More ]

New Richmond schools hires treasurer

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Exempted Village School District Board of Education approved an approximately $80,000 payment to the former school district treasurer and accepted her resignation at a special meeting on Feb. 29. Former Treasurer Teresa Napier has been on a medical leave of absence since late October 2014 and was [ Read More ]

Zurmehly wins race for treasurer

By Megan Alley Sun staff Jeannie Zurmehly, of Jackson Township, is the new Clermont County Treasurer. Zurmehly received 17,669 votes, or 54.92 percent, while opponent Charles Ward had 14,505, or 45.08 percent, according to unofficial results from the Clermont County Board of Elections. “I’m feeling tired but very happy,” Zurmehly said. Zurmehly, who currently supervises [ Read More ]

Neville to remain a village

By Megan Alley Sun staff On March 15, voters in the village of Neville rejected a proposed measure to dissolve the village and become part of Washington Township. The measure was prompted by chronic financial woes. Of Neville’s 69 registered voters, 19 voted against the measure and 11 voted for it, according to unofficial results [ Read More ]

Humphrey, Painter win nomination

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Ed Humphrey and David Painter both won the Republican nomination to run for a Clermont County Commissioner seat in November during the March 15 election. Humphrey and Michael Collins ran for the seat that Humphrey currently occupies. The full term commences Jan. 2, 2017. Humphrey won with 70.5 percent of the [ Read More ]

Student charged for gun threats

By Megan Alley Sun staff A sixth-grade student at Amelia Middle School was taken into police custody on March 8 for making threats on Facebook to harm another student. The juvenile suspect, a male, is a resident of Union Township. The late-night March 7 social media post, which included a photo of the juvenile suspect [ Read More ]

Man who ate victim’s brain denied parole

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The man convicted of shooting his roommate and eating part of his brain in 1978 was denied parole for the seventh time in February. David Chapin was 23 when he shot his roommate, with whom he shared an apartment in Milford, on Oct. 3, allegedly because of an argument about religion. [ Read More ]

Goshen Police Department investigation closes

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The investigation into missing items from the Goshen Township Police Department evidence room has been closed after results proved inconclusive. The township administrator and police chief notified the Ohio State Auditor’s Office in January 2013 that an estimated $15-17,000 was missing from the township property room. The township gave notification in [ Read More ]

Commissioners consider CDBG fund suggestions

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Department of Community and Economic Development presented its recommendation of allocations and projects for approval for the 2016 Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program to the Clermont County Commissioners during their meeting on Feb. 26. The department, which received 12 applications by the Jan. 6 deadline, recommended [ Read More ]

Deadline near for conservation funds

By Megan Alley Sun staff The application deadline for conservation funds available to farmers in the Five Mile Creek watershed is March 18. The funds, which are part of the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program, are available to farmers in the watershed who want to improve the natural resources on their lands. [ Read More ]

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