Archive for July, 2011

Moscow school alumni host homecoming picnic

Old days, old friends,old times at Moscow High School was the main menu for the annual homecoming picnic held Saturday, July 16 at the Washington Township Park. Old schoolmates remembered the fun times with their classmate, Ben Houser, who passed away last month.  Houser had been serving as president of the Moscow Alumni. At a special committee meeting, Vice President [ Read More ]

Farmer, Gerding to wed

The Families of Kris Farmer and Jennifer Gerding have announced the couple’s engagment. The couple is planning a wedding Sept. 3, 2011.

Ooten, Schalk to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Billy and Tammy Ooten have announced the engagement of their daughter, Meagan Brynn, to Bradley Alan Schalk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Lynn Schalk. Meagan graduated from Felicity Franklin High School and UC Clermont College with degrees in Computer Programming, Web Design, Business, and Marketing. She is pursuing her bachelor’s [ Read More ]

Murdoch has had an eventful week

For Rupert Murdoch, the past week must have seemed like a slow-motion train wreck. On Sunday, Rebekah Brooks, who was editor of The News of the World from 2000 to 2003, was arrested under suspicion of phone hacking and paying bribes to police. The News of the World was Murdoch’s largest circulation newspaper in London. [ Read More ]

Stroke awareness – quick action is critical to survival

A friend of mine recently had a mild stroke. It was serious enough to require a brief hospital stay and a period of rehabilitation at a health care facility. With some lifestyle changes she hopes to return home soon, or move to an assisted living facility. My friend is among the nearly 800,000 Americans, mostly [ Read More ]

We’re all in a Ball of Confusion

I have paid close attention to my two grandchildren as they are growing up. Carson is six and Eva is five and at their young ages they are still very innocent and approach each day as an adventure that is full of happiness and excitement. To them, the only reference to color may be that [ Read More ]

Batavia Golf Tournament at Taylor Glen gets funds for the Bulldogs’ athletic program

The Inaugural Batavia High School Golf Outing took place at Taylor Glen Golf Course in Nicholsville. All the proceeds raised from the tournament will go to helping the athletes of Batavia High School to pay for their players’ fees, spirit packs, and new equipment. Ike Clepper, assistant Batavia varsity football coach and tournament chairman pointed [ Read More ]

Colonial Pines a good example of Clermont County’s outstanding public golf courses

Clermont countians’ interest, fondness, and participation in golf continues to grow A very noticeable sign of this increase is the increase in the number of golf courses in the county. Colonial Pines Golf Club is into a completely new beginning. Just about the only remnant of the former The Pines Golf Course is the address [ Read More ]

Rick Healey is the new athletic director at his alma mater, Williamsburg High School

Rick Healey is the new athletic director at Williamsburg High School. He replaces Jim Dyer in this position. Healey is a 1977 graduate of Williamsburg High School where he was a four-sport all-star in the old Clermont County League. He lettered and starred in football, basketball, baseball, and track. Upon graduation from Williamsburg he attended [ Read More ]

Felicity’s 175th anniversary celebration was successful

The very small town of Felicity has a magnanimous past which just needed to be celebrated! The community celebrated its 175th Anniversary in style the weekend of May 13-15. It was successful beyond expectations even with the continual rain all three days. For that, all involved heartily thank all the many sponsors and donors. A [ Read More ]

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