Archive for April, 2016

Moler Raceway Park opens 2016 with a bang

The 2016 race season started out fast and furious with the Ultimate Super Late Model Battle of Bluegrass Series invading MRP for an awesome night of racing action with 28 of the best drivers around on hand seeking to take home the $3000 to win. It was Kentucky driver Dustin Linville taking the fast qualifying [ Read More ]

Locals race at Western Brown

Staff report A perfect sunny day greeted the dozens of high school track and field teams that made the trek to Western Brown High School to participate in the 2016 Western Brown Invitational. Seven Clermont County schools, all five Brown County schools and a trio of schools from Adams County were also in attendance. The [ Read More ]

Milford seeks third ECC title, taking next step in postseason

By Chris Chaney Sports Editor Playing under large expectations this season, the Milford Lady Eagles softball team has acquitted themselves nicely owning a 13-2 record and winning their last 10 contests. “We ended last year on a pretty high note,” Milford head coach Christy Gregory said. “We lost to the runner-up in the state, Lebanon, [ Read More ]

Ohio offering Free Fishing Days May 7 and 8

Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 7 and 8, state residents are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s Free Fishing Days are open to all Ohio residents and extend to all of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake [ Read More ]

MARC HOOVER
Harriet the Great

Lately, Harriet Tubman has become a trending Internet topic. Even more interesting is that we are still talking about a woman who died more than 100 years ago. Her name is trending for two reasons. One, she will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Second, her former estate in Albany, New York will become [ Read More ]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
All invited to Day of Prayer

Dear Editor, Disasters – destruction – disease – and deaths! Horrific headlines that we see each day in America. On Thursday, May 5 Americans will pray to God on this 66th annual National Day of Prayer. From the court house to the state house, from public parks to church pews people will meet to pray. [ Read More ]

RICK HOUSER
I stole my first dog?

Looking back today and also looking at the facts I guess I stole my very first dog. I think I was about 5 years old when all this occurred but I do recall it clearly. I have said before neighbors on Fruit Ridge didn’t live close to each other. A couple lived in a new [ Read More ]

SHERROD BROWN
Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks

American workers know they’re working more than ever before, for less pay. They don’t think they can get by — much less get ahead — even if they work hard. And too often, they’re right that the deck is stacked against them. Across our country and our state, too many workers are putting in long [ Read More ]

Barbara Rounds, 81

Barbara J. Rounds, age 81 of Hillsboro, passed Saturday April 16, 2016 at the Hospice of Anderson. She was born November 16, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama the daughter of William and Dorothy Greene Self. She was a cashier with the Owensville I.G.A. before her retirement. She is survived by her children and spouses, Beverly & [ Read More ]

Live Oaks students head to state skills competition

Ten Live Oaks Career Campus students will have the chance to compete against other top students in Ohio after winning medals in local and regional SkillsUSA competition. The winning students are: Vincent Fitch of Milford and a student in the Sports Rehabilitation and Therapy program, Gold Medal, Job Skill Demo Open Andrew Fite of Goshen [ Read More ]


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