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K9 Memorial Fund donates canine vest

On Oct 23, the Ohio Police K9 Memorial Fund was given the opportunity to give back to another canine unit with the donation of a vest. Kraft, the canine for the village of Batavia, did not have a bullet proof vest and was chosen to receive the donation. A bullet proof vest for a canine [ Read More ]

John Ruthven Day

Celebrate John Ruthven’s 91st birthday at Cincinnati Nature Center on Saturday, Nov. 14. Join Cincinnati’s renowned wildlife artist from 1-3 p.m. in the Krippendorf Lodge. Meet the man who created the cardinal on the Ohio license plate, the Vine Street mural of Martha the Passenger Pigeon and artworks displayed in museums and staterooms around the [ Read More ]

Robert Waters, 96

Robert Miller Waters, age 96 of Georgetown, Ohio died Monday, October 19, 2015 at the Ohio Veteran Home in Georgetown, Ohio. He was retired from the State of Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, a United States WWII Navy veteran, a member of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, the Carey Bavis American Legion Post #180 in Georgetown, [ Read More ]

Batavia celebrates 200 years

From left, Gabriella Ward, 9, of Amelia, and James Petroff, 5, of Boone County, were winners of the fishing contest held during Batavia Township’s bicentennial celebration on September 12 at the Batavia Township Community Center and park. Ward caught the most fish and Petroff caught the biggest fish.

Goshen High School’s 2014-2015 Advanced Placement (AP) Program experienced the program’s most successful year yet

Whether it’s reviewing for the upcoming exam with the “AP Ninja” or spending weekends with fellow AP classmates to prep for the dreaded May test, advanced placement students at Goshen High School proved they have what it takes to be not only successful in earning scores high enough to earn college credit, but also to [ Read More ]

Creature Feature
Cat scratch fever can infect you or your cat

By Dr. Dan Meakin Ted Nugent made cat scratch fever (actually called cat scratch disease) nearly a household name with his song in the late seventies, but most people still know little about this infection other than it involves a fever spread by cat scratches. In fact, it involves infection by a bacterium called Bartonella henselae, which [ Read More ]

Asian bistro and frozen yogurt eateries open in Milford

By Megan Alley Sun staff Two new Milford eateries celebrated their official grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and “Party on the Plaza” on July 25. Mint Bistro and IYO Premium Frozen Yogurt are now open in the shopping complex located at 501-507 Chamber Dr. The complex is owned by D-Flawless and is managed [ Read More ]

David Porter, 82

David Porter, 82, of Bethel, passed away March 12.  Porter is survived by his wife Ada, children Debra Wayman, Gayle (Phillip) Conley, Mary (Steve) McAlister and Melissa (Jason) Hall, step-son Randy Spurlock and siblings Helen Walters and Elmer Davis, 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Visitation 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. services March 17. Interment at [ Read More ]

Creature Feature
Recent change in seasons bring mushrooms, protect your dog

By Dr. Dan Meakin In the past few weeks the season has dramatically changed from Summer to Fall. Along with the colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and shorter days, you may have noticed an invasion of mushrooms popping up in the woods, the parks, and yes, in your yard. It seems like my dog is immediately [ Read More ]

Amelia policeman returns from deployment in Afghanistan

Sergeant Matt Braden of the United States Marine Corps returned from a more than six-month deployment to Afghanistan in February and was honored for his service at commissioners’ Feb. 29 session. “I am definitely glad to be home,” Braden said. The Amelia graduate received a certificate of appreciation from commissioners, a challenge coin from Danny [ Read More ]

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