Archive for September, 2011

The Bookworm Sez
TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER
‘Feast’ is a heart-thumper of a novel and a good read

You’re better off on your own. You’ve got a big project and that’s the conclusion you’ve come to. Sure, you’re prepared: you’ve studied it over, asked the professionals, and searched the internet. You’ve also gathered plenty of (unsolicited) advice and (un)helpful hints and, though things might get messy, you’re finally ready to start. By yourself. [ Read More ]

Eastern Star presents check to Hospice of Hope

The District 22 Association of Eastern Star Chapters presented a check for $10,000 to the Hospice of Hope-Ohio Valley on Sept. 9. This amount resulted from the sixth annual fund-raiser called the “Festival of Hope” held at the Clermont County Fairgrounds on the first Saturday in August which featured auctions, dinners, book sales and a [ Read More ]

GEORGE BROWN
Read my lips – no new taxes!

These words got a former President in trouble because he was not able to fulfill his promise, but I can speak with confidence in saying to you, “Read my lips – the Senior Services Levy will not raise taxes!” The current Senior Services Levy expires on Dec. 31. The 1.3 mil renewal levy on the [ Read More ]

PAUL SCHWIETERING
Getting the farm bill passed

The Agricultural Adjustment Act was a bill formulated by farm economists, sold by them to farm organization leaders, sold again by farm leaders and economists to the President, but without any basis in public understanding. The bill was a rude shock for conservatives. Representative Fred Britten of Illinois said, “The bill before the House is [ Read More ]

JEAN SCHMIDT
The president’s debt plan might be some kind of new math

President Obama tossed around some big numbers earlier this week, when he shared details of his plan to reduce the federal government’s debt burden through a combination of spending cuts and tax increases. The president said his plan would call for twice as much in spending cuts over tax increases. Not so, according to an [ Read More ]

Legal Notices for September 29

COURT OF COMMON PLEAS CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO Case No. 2011 CVE 1491 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION JUDGE HADDAD J. ROBERT TRUE, TREASURER 101 Main Street Batavia, Ohio 45103 Plaintiff -vs- J.E. SHUMARD, DECEASED, ET. AL., Defendants TO THE DEFENDANTS, J.E. SHUMARD, DECEASED, AND MARGARET SHUMARD, DECEASED, AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, ADMINISTRATORS, EXECUTORS, CREDITORS, SPOUSE, [ Read More ]

Amelia overpowers Norwood in hard-fought non-conference girls soccer confrontation

Owning just a 1-0 lead at halftime on Madison Terry’s goal, Amelia’s varsity girls soccer team stepped up the pace considerably in the second half to defeat visiting Norwood 4-1 in a non-conference game. Next year this will be a Southern Buckeye Conference game since the Indians will be joining the Barons in the Southern [ Read More ]

Zach Ison, Clermont Northeastern schools and Clermont County sports legend, retires

Zach Ison is retiring as an educator of the Clermont Northeastern School District. One of Clermont County’s highly regarded sports legends is a 1976 graduate of Clermont Northeastern High School. He began his college education at Glenville State College in West Virginia where he majored in health and physical education and played football for two [ Read More ]

New Richmond’s Lions are swinging their way to early lead in SBC-A Golf Tournament

The first two of the five rounds of the Southern Buckeye Conference Golf Tournament have been played. American Division New Richmond is the leader of the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division Golf Tournament. The two of the five rounds of nine-holes each have been played at Deer Track and Friendly Meadows golf courses, respectively. After [ Read More ]

Milford’s girls, paced by Annee Dalziel, run off with their own cross country invitational

A team victory by the E-Gals and a personal victory by Milford freshman Annee Dalziel highlighted the Annual Milford Cross Country Invitational that took place at the Valley View Foundation Campus located at the Pattison Elementary School.. The boys race was a distant victory for Sycamore’s Aviators. Girls Dalziel’s winning time over the 3.1-mile course [ Read More ]


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