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New Batavia theater to hold open auditions for first season

The Batavia Theatre Project, a new professional theater in Batavia, is inviting those with a flair for the dramatic to audition for their summer season Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24. Potential actors of all ages should expect to do cold readings from a Shakespearian play as well as at least one modern play. [ Read More ]

FFA Ag Issues Team gets to state competition

Felicity-Franklin Animal Science students researched important topics in agricultural issues and presented the findings to their class. Research included presenting the historical background, pros and cons of the issue and possible solutions. After working through various agricultural topics, the class choose the Asian Longhorned Beetle and researched the topic in depth. The members from the [ Read More ]

Ag Communications Team makes top 10 in the state

Students learn how to effectively write new articles, create flyers, make a media proposal, and use proper grammar in the Agricultural Communications Career Development Event. Four Felicity FFA members competed in the district event held at Felicity High School on Nov. 21, 2013. After placing second place in the event, they qualified for the state [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to offer summer enrichment courses

Chatfield College has announced that it will offer Summer Enrichment Courses from June 2-27 at the St. Martin campus in northern Brown county. The following enrichment classes will be available: Pottery for Beginners, History of Brown County, Zumba Exercise, Drawing for Beginners, Creative Writing, Quilting for Beginners, Refinishing furniture and Beginning Computers. Each class will [ Read More ]

Milford’s GeoTrail launched April 25

Looking for an exciting and interactive way to explore the local community this summer? The City of Milford has launched the Milford GeoTrail! The event will run through Sept. 30. Geocaching, pronounced “geo-cashing,” is a free, interactive scavenger hunt that combines technology with outdoor adventure. Participating players seek to locate hidden containers, called “caches” using [ Read More ]

Leaguem of Women Voters to meet

The Clermont County League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting and picnic Tuesday, May 20 at Harmony Hill Winery, 2534 Swings Corner Pt. Isabel Road, Bethel. Arrive at 6 p.m. Social hour until 6:30 p.m. Help make decision for League positions and activities for the coming year. Vote on people to fill positions [ Read More ]

U.S. 50 project to begin

A project that will include bridge repair, culvert replacement and the resurfacing of nearly 16 miles of U.S. 50 is expected to begin. The first of three 30-day closures to accommodate culvert replacement work will close U.S. 50 to traffic between Benton Road and the north leg of State Route 132, west of the village [ Read More ]

Drug take-back was a success

Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Drug Enforcement Administration has thanked Ohio residents for properly disposing of 14.2 tons (28,466 pounds) of unwanted prescription medications during last Saturday’s drug take-back day. The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of prescription drug disposal. “We are grateful to everyone who [ Read More ]

New Richmond finishes 12th in state science competition

The Cincinnati regional champion New Richmond Middle School Science Olympiad Team finished 12th out of 40 teams in the Ohio Science Olympiad State Tournament at The Ohio State University in Columbus on April 26. Rachel Coons, Teddy Mansfield, Luke Smiddy, Joey Hammill, Travis Justice, Rachel Gastrich, Natalie Holdsworth, and Archer Maguire won medals for New [ Read More ]

Trees planted in honor of Earth Day in Williamsburg

Members of the Williamsburg High School Honor Society joined with the Williamsburg Garden Club in planting two Flowering Crab trees in recognition of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Students who helped with the planting were Brad Jones, Samantha Maupin, Evan Barge, Sara Clay, Mallory Guess, Josh Wells, Dana Little, Ellen McPhillips and Nathan Webb. The [ Read More ]

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