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Chamber event champions women

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont Chamber of Commerce held its 10th annual Women’s Day event on Oct. 5 at the Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center in Loveland. The event is a program of the chamber’s Women’s Initiative Network, which provides leadership, education and mentoring opportunities to foster a network among women working [ Read More ]

Miami Twp. man indicted for rape

By Kelly Cantwell Editor A Miami Township man was indicted by the Grand Jury of the Court of Common Pleas on Oct. 4 for two counts. Jason Campbell, 58, was indicted for one count of rape, a first-degree felony, and one count of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, a result of two incidents that [ Read More ]

Foundation sells bricks to fundraise

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The West Clermont Education Foundation recently started selling bricks that will be laid at the new West Clermont High School to fundraise for grants and scholarships. The foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was created in May 2013, is selling bricks that will be placed either in front of the new stadium [ Read More ]

New Richmond fall festival underway

By Megan Alley Sun staff The public is invited to attend Spencer Park Aviary & Wildlife Center’s Fall Festival and Haunted Hayrides event, which is being held each weekend through Halloween. The festival runs from Oct. 14-16, 21-23 and 28-31 at the aviary, located in New Richmond. It’s open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. [ Read More ]

Commissioners give veteran warm welcome

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners honored local veteran Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Birkofer during their regular meeting on Oct. 5. Birkofer, 32, who lives in Amelia with his wife and 7-year-old daughter, is with the Ohio Army National Guard’s 1194th Engineer Company, located in Chillicothe; he’s served with the National Guard [ Read More ]

School spotlight: Holly Hill debuts outdoor learning lab

By Megan Alley Sun staff Holly Hill Elementary School opened its new outdoor science learning lab at the start of the school year, and so far, it’s a hit. “The kids have loved it,” said Principal Shane Short, who spearheaded the project. Short, who was hired on at the school last year, had taken notice [ Read More ]

Support builds for county park levy

By Megan Alley Sun staff Representatives from the Clermont County Park District presented to the Clermont County Commissioners on Oct .5 about the .5 mill, 10-year property tax levy that will go before voters Nov. 8. The item will be listed as Issue 15 on the ballot. “We all encourage everyone to vote for it,” [ Read More ]

Slice of Stainless to expand

By Kelly Cantwell Editor   Slice of Stainless will be celebrating it’s 25th anniversary in the spring of 2017 with the completion of a $1.4 million expansion project. The business provides small quantities of speciality stainless steel to industries including aerospace, medical and manufacturing. It will be adding an additional 20,000 square feet of office [ Read More ]

Candidates compete for commissioner seat

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Two candidates are vying for the seat that will be left open when Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud retires early next year. David Painter was born and raised in the village of New Richmond, where he still lives. Most recently, he was a self-employed construction engineering and project management [ Read More ]

School spotlight: New Richmond nonprofit helps students

By Megan Alley Sun staff   Lions Reach Out, a New Richmond High School-based nonprofit organization, has been helping students in need in the New Richmond Exempted Village School District for more than 10 years. Sue Griffin, who is in her 19th year of teaching at the high school, started Lions Reach Out, named after [ Read More ]


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