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Free rain garden workshop in county

The Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District and the OSU Extension Office will host a free rain garden workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Pattison Park, 2228 US 50, Batavia. Experts will offer advice on how to build a rain garden. Rain gardens are built in shallow depressions that are designed to [ Read More ]

Weekend Walker:
At William Harsha Dam

Beautiful William Harsha Dam is the perfect place to soak up nature on a large scale as you get in a good walk.  The dam was built to create East Fork Lake, and can be reached by taking Route 222 to Slade Road.  Slade Road takes you across the top of the dam, giving a gorgeous view [ Read More ]

Ohio Township gets a new ambulance

The Ohio Township Trustees are pleased to have the newest addition to the Pierce Township Fire Department put into service. After obtaining a Safety Capital Grant., Ohio Township used the funds to purchase a new ambulance through Horton Emergency Vehicles from the state term schedule. Through a long existing shared services agreement with Pierce Township, [ Read More ]

District governor visits the Batavia Rotary at meeting

The Rotary Club of Batavia welcomed District Governor Mark Mabelitini as guest speaker at their August 1 meeting. Mabelitini has been a Rotarian since 2006 and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Sidney. Serving as District Governor means he heads up the entire southwestern Ohio region, which consists of 52 clubs and [ Read More ]

Amelia garden club established

The Amelia Garden Club was established in June 2017 after three successful meetings. The Garden Club will meet monthly and promote interest and knowledge about: – Trees, fruits & vegetables, birds, and flowers that surround us – Natural conservation of pollinators that sustain all our natural foods, flowers, and trees – Best gardening practices and [ Read More ]

Local council to meet to preserve land

The Eastern Council of the Cardinal Land Conservancy will meet on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4:30 p. m. It’ll be at the meeting room of the Old “Y” Restaurant, 1940 U S 62, Winchester, Ohio 45697. The Cardinal Land Conservancy is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve natural habitats, waterways, and productive [ Read More ]

August is Tree Check Month: USDA needs Ohio residents to help stop the invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle in its tracks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) wants to remind Ohio residents that August is Tree Check Month. This is the best time to spot the round, drill-like holes made by the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), a highly destructive invasive pest that destroys trees. Clermont County residents should be particularly [ Read More ]

New Richmond McDonald’s owner gifted $1,500 donation

Clermont County Library receives ArtSTART grant

The Clermont County Public Library has received an ArtSTART grant from the Ohio Arts Council. The grant award is $3,000 and the library will provide matching funds. The money will be used to create artistically-, educationally- and culturally-rich programming for Clermont County residents. Library programmers will work with a variety of artists and art organizations [ Read More ]

Officers to be installed at the 128th Order of the Eastern Star Grand Chapter of Ohio Session

The 128th Session of the Grand Chapter of Ohio will be held at Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio September 22 – 24, 2017 The 128th session of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, which is to be known as the “Unforgettable Stories” Session, will be held at Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Drive, [ Read More ]


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