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Liaison to governor visits Behavioral Health Services

Sherri Carbo, Southwest Ohio Liaison for Governor Kasich, visited Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Carbo had contacted GCB Chief Vocational Officer Alicia Fine to request a visit after hearing of the agency’s vocational programs which provide supportive employment for persons with severe mental illness. Carbo was met by members of [ Read More ]

Sign up for popular water quality programs with Dept. of Agriculture

Area farmers and forest landowners can apply now for funding assistance to help install conservation practices that reduce nutrient and sediment runoff and improve water quality. Funding is available through three separate programs run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). A program to help producers improve air quality and conserve [ Read More ]

Local farmer to give presentation

Brad Barber, a local farmer from Mt. Orab, OH, will be sharing his more than 7 years of experience planting winter cover crops at the USDA sponsored Cover Crop & Soil Health Forum on Feb. 18. Local farmers are invited to attend the free event to be held at the Clermont County Agricultural Services Center [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA again rises to the top

Felicity-Franklin FFA has once again made it to the top in the State Food Science and Technology Career Development Event. For the third year in a row, Felicity has placed in the top five in the state among the 300 FFA chapters. Team members Cheyenne Trammell, Mikayla Hamilton, Amanda Davenport, and Kirstyn McMullen placed 4th [ Read More ]

OSU Extension to host March diabetes workshop

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will be hosting Dining with Diabetes, a three-class health workshop, March 12, 19 and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clermont County Fairgrounds 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. Dining with Diabetes (DWD) is a series of classes conducted by OSUE’s Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) staff [ Read More ]

Farm Bureau announces scholarship availability

The Clermont County Farm Bureau has announced the availability of funds to award up to five (5) $1,000 scholarships. Applicants must be a 2014 Clermont County graduating senior who will be attending an institution of higher education and must major in an agricultural field. Science and Chemistry or Vocational Agriculture education major will also be [ Read More ]

Relay for Life kickoff to be held Feb. 18 in Union Township

Clermont County residents are invited to join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clermont County at a super hero themed kick-off celebration. The kick-off party for the summer Clermont event will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the Union Township Civic Center in the Collegiate Room, 4350 Aicholtz Road, Union [ Read More ]

Festival Chorale is recruiting new singers

Clermont County, Ohio’s only community chorus is beginning its new season, preparing a series of concerts entitled “In the Good Ol’ Summertime.”  All interested singers are invited to join us!  The choir has previously performed at Summerfair, May Festival at Music Hall, Frontier Days in Milford, and were a main event in last summer’s Miami [ Read More ]

Sheriff’s Office seeks any information concerning an Amelia robbery suspect

A man committed a theft at the United Dairy Farmers located at routes 125 amd 132 in Amelia around 9 p.m. Feb. 1. The suspect distracted the store clerk, grabbed multiple cigarette packs off the counter, and fled from the store. The clerk observed a silver colored Ford Focus or VW type of car with [ Read More ]

Career Center engineering design students start at UC

The Grant Career Center junior Engineering Design class started the new semester with a new college course added to their list of things to accomplish in 2014. Eleven students are currently enrolled in the University of Cincinnati Clermont College Advanced CAD class with a very familiar instructor. Their teacher of record is none other than [ Read More ]

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