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CR Tours celebrates 10 years in business

CR Tours and Travel of Georgetown is celebrating its Tenth Anniversary. The company is owned by Candace Farst and is managed by Doug Farst. CR Tours and Travel opened June 1, 2004. An open house will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday July 26. There will be refreshments, door prizes and travel [ Read More ]

Provide habitat for plant pollinators

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Pollinator Habitat practice, known as CP42, establishes vital habitat for many wildlife species, including pollinators, and keeps fields awash in color throughout the growing season. Ohioans are now able to sign up for the CP42 practice with the reopening of CRP enrollment. • CRP is administered by the USDA Farm [ Read More ]

Dave Hawkins remembered for his service to schools

Dave Hawkins, 62, died Thursday, July 10, after a long battle with cancer. Hawkins is being remembered for his many years of dedicated service to the New Richmond Exempted Village School District which included 22 years as a member of the Board of Education and nearly 30 years of volunteer work. “His positive impact on [ Read More ]

Brown announces federal money for Goshen Fire/EMS

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that Goshen Township Fire and EMS has been awarded $897,785 for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. “Firefighters and first responders keep our communities safe in times of crisis,” Brown said. “These new federal resources will [ Read More ]

Batavia Bicentennial Parade Committee taking applications

The Batavia Bicentennial Committee is accepting entries to participant in the Bicentennial Parade. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. Veteran organizations, churches, businesses, marching units, recreational groups, floats, antique cars, equestrian groups, elected officials and candidates, and other individuals and groups are all welcome. Parade coordinator Judy Miller said the committee [ Read More ]

Emergency assistance available to help with summer cooling bills

July and August can be two of the hottest months of the year in Ohio, especially for those without air conditioning or a fan. The Ohio Development Services Agency and local community action agencies across the state are accepting applications for the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program helps Ohioans at or below [ Read More ]

Mercy Health to hold free seminar on shoulder replacement

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites the community to attend a free seminar on shoulder replacement. The seminar will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 at the Mercy Health – Anderson HealthPlex, located at 7495 State Road in Anderson Township, 45255. Admission [ Read More ]

Free car show to be held July 26

The Williams Corner Church of God will be holding the 6th Annual Car Show at the ‘Corner on Saturday, July 26. Admission is free and there is no registration fee. Registration is from 9 – 11 a.m., with awards at 1:30 p.m. Trophies for Best of Show and Pastors Choice, Top 20 Awards, Show and [ Read More ]

Blood drive to be held July 22

Clermont YMCA has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 1 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 22. The Hoxworth Donor Bus will be parked on YMCA’s lot, located at 2075 Front Wheel Dr., in Batavia. All donors will receive a one-day pass to Clermont County YMCA. To [ Read More ]

State MLK Commission seeks nominations for awards

Nominations are being sought for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards honoring such individuals and organizations will be given at the 2015 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration being held Jan. 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church, downtown Columbus. Nominations are due to the commission [ Read More ]


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