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60th anniversary celebrated

Rev. Avery and Mrs. Charlotte (nee Stewart) McCleese celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Rev. McCleese was originally from Kentucky and Mrs. McCleese was originally from West Virginia. The McCleese’s originally met while both were serving in the U.S. Army in October 1952. They were then married by Rev. Jay Glover Morris [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Bethel-Tate gifted students participate in national math competition

By Art Hunter Editor The Clermont County Gifted STEM Program has been serving students in the Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg school districts for three years. The collaborative effort between the two districts serves students identified as gifted in grades three through eight. Sixty of the program’s 125 students recently took part in the Noetic Learning Mathematics [ Read More ]

Students of the Month named

Students of the month for October at Williamsburg High School are, from left, Nick Kincer (Grade 11), Ellen McPhillips (Grade 11) and Rodney Hamilton (Grade 12). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.

Forest-Aires to hold welcome coffee for new members Jan. 2

The Forest-Aires’ Women’s Chorus is having a welcome coffee for new members at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan 2, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1175 Burney Lane, Cincinnati 45255. Refreshments will be served. Rehearsals are Wednesday mornings and Monday evenings for the April 2013 Encore! shows to be held at the Anderson Center Theater. Baby sitting is [ Read More ]

Home care aide training available

If you are looking for a certified career path with great potential for employment, then a non-profit coming to Clermont County and offering expanded low cost education may hold an answer for you.  Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is bringing their Home Care Aide Training Program (H.C.A.T.) classes to UC Clermont.  The three-week class will run Feb. [ Read More ]

Great Oaks Police Academy honors its new graduates

The graduates wore uniforms instead of robes, some of them in the uniforms of their new employers. They were the 24 members of the Great Oaks Police Academy BAS 12-056. After months of physical training and class work and dozens of hours on the firing range and driving course, the 23 men and one woman [ Read More ]

Faith UMC Christmas Bazaar to be held Dec. 7

The Annual Christmas Bazaar at Faith United Methodist Church, 180 N. Fifth St., Batavia, will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Chicken and Sloppy Joe sandwiches will be served as well as vegetable soup, bean soup, salads, drinks and home-baked desserts. Craft items, original water color paintings, jewelry, Christmas Gifts and [ Read More ]

Spinnati services Sunday at New Richmond High School

Diana Spinnati will be remembered in a memorial service Sunday, Dec. 2 at the place she held dearest: New Richmond High School. Visitation for Ms. Spinnati, who died Nov. 23 at the age of 58 from pancreatic cancer, will be from 1-5 p.m. following by a memorial service at 5 p.m. in the New Richmond [ Read More ]

Halloween decorating contest winners announced

Amelia Village Halloween Decorating Contest winners are, from left, Eric Kuhl-1st place, Joe Williams-2nd place, and Megan Cox-3rd place.

Bethel High School students attend Romeo and Juliet

On Nov. 8, 120 ninth and tenth graders from Bethel-Tate High School attended a performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Traditionally, ninth graders read Romeo and Juliet aloud in class and watch the 1968 movie version starring Olivia Hussey.  The English teachers interpret the play as it’s being read in class [ Read More ]

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