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Historic Milford Hometown Holidays scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend

Milford’s annual Hometown Holidays is scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, Nov. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 (11 a.m.– 8 p.m. each day). This annual family friendly event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a variety of holiday happenings along the four block Main Street (U.S. Route 50) historic district of [ Read More ]

Christmas at the Cabin gears up for serious holiday shoppers

With Halloween finally out of the way, folks are turning their thoughts to the upcoming holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. That being the case, the folks at Christmas at the Cabin out on Cave Road near Bainbridge are making sure they are ready for serious holiday shoppers. Four brand new artisans are bringing their hand-crafted wares, [ Read More ]

Indian Creek Wildlife Area dedicates renovated archery range

The newly renovated Indian Creek Wildlife Area Archery Range was dedicated during a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 30, 2015 according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. The newly renovated range offers seven shooting lanes of 10, 20, 30, and 40 yard stationary targets and an elevated shooting platform and a broadhead [ Read More ]

PAWS Adoption Center seeking applicants for board member

PAWS Adoption Center, local no-kill animal shelter, is seeking additional Board members for their Board of Directors. Applicants will be evaluated based on their skills and professional experience. PAWS is specifically seeking individuals with non-profit experience, PR skills and experience, legal expertise, a background in financial management, motivated animal lovers, and individuals  dedicated to the [ Read More ]

Batavia teacher goes to state conference

Kimberly Schwettman, Chemistry teacher at the Days of Wonder School in Batavia, OH, joined a group of nearly 60 teachers from across Ohio on Oct. 21-23 for a conference aimed at bringing hands-on science to the classroom. The non-profit Ohio Chemistry Technology Council Foundation, in partnership with the Ohio EPA, held the 23rd Annual Teachers, [ Read More ]

Local realtor wins state award

Mark Jordan, Realtor with Koogler-Eyre Realtors, Batavia, Ohio, has been awarded the “President’s Sales Club” Award of Achievement designation from the Ohio Association of REALTORS® (OAR). Award of Achievement criteria is over $1 million in sales or commercial leases. Jordan is a member of the Southern Ohio Association of REALTORS®, SOAR Elite Club, Ohio Association [ Read More ]

Duke Energy reaches agreement to end lawsuit

Duke Energy has reached an $81 million settlement agreement to end a 2008 lawsuit related to contracts between a former Duke Energy subsidiary and certain large electric customers of Duke Energy Ohio. The agreement would end a class action lawsuit (Anthony Williams et al. v. Duke Energy Corp. et al.), in which the plaintiffs asserted [ Read More ]

The Bookworm Sez
‘Duplicity’ is timely and thrilling

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Never send a boy to do a man’s job. That’s an old saying that can be altered a dozen ways in our PC world. Bottom line: never send a neophyte to do something when experience is needed. And, it might be added, as in the new novel “Duplicity” by Newt Gingrich and [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin FFA competes in District Soil Judging

By Charlena Spaulding FFA Reporter On Oct. 8, eleven Felicity-Franklin FFA members traveled to Adams County to participate in the District 9 Soil Evaluation. The members of the Felicity-Franklin Rural judging team were Collin Dunaway, Erin Jennings, Tia Louiso, Clinton Liming, and Wyatt Crozier. The members of the Urban judging team were Ethan Binion, Charlena [ Read More ]

Using a lung cancer screening program could save your life

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, reminds you that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. If you have already quit smoking, congratulations! Whether you still smoke or have quit, you’ve probably wondered about the health of your lungs. Now you can take action that can [ Read More ]

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