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Faith UMC to hold Christmas Bazaar

Faith United Methodist church, located at 160 N. Fifth Street in Batavia, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. Lunch menu includes chicken sandwiches, Sloppy Joes, Vegetable Soup, Bean Soup, Salads and Home-baked desserts. The sale table will include crafts, original water color paintings, jewelry and Christmas [ Read More ]

Batavia students will be ‘Freezin’ for a Reason!’

The Batavia High School Chapter of Business Professionals of America will be Freezin’ for a Reason on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 as they once again participate in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. They have set a goal to raise $5,000 by the end of January. The team will be made up of students, teachers [ Read More ]

New Richmond students to perform White Christmas

The New Richmond High School music department has never shied away from major productions when it comes to the school’s Fall musical having produced the likes of West Side Story. But somehow White Christmas never made the production schedule until this year. “White Christmas is a really wonderful old time story with a happy ending [ Read More ]

Swing into the holiday season with the Bethel Community Choir

“A 1940s Christmas Homecoming” will be presented at the United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. This musical production is filled with upbeat, big band arrangements bringing the period to life with traditional holiday carols and beautiful songs, reassuring that even in the midst of dark [ Read More ]

Grant students develop minds one student at a time

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students recently participated in a professional development workshop featuring nationally renowned speaker Ann Anzalone. Nine Teacher Academy members attended the seminar along with other students from across the region. The seminar, held at Clark State College in Springfield, Ohio, included a presentation titled, “Developing Minds One Student at a Time.” [ Read More ]

Blood drive sponsored by 1st National Bank

A blood drive was sponsored by the Eastgate branch of the 1st National Bank Thursday, Oct. 27. Employees at the Eastgate branch try to do one service project every month, and branch manager Jaime Raines said that they decided to make it a “vampire-themed” project this month. The bank is located at 4370 Eastgate Square [ Read More ]

Whitaker named Outstanding Business Education Student

Katie Whitaker knows her business. The Amelia High School senior has just been named Outstanding Business Education Student by the Business Education Division of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). She will be honored at the ACTE National Conference in St. Louis in November. As a student in the Great Oaks Business Management [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Auto Collision Model Car Show winners announced

As students in the Grant Career Center Auto Collision program learn new skills, they practice in their lab on full size cars, panels, and doors. Dent removal, filler applications, sanding, welding, and painting can be seen on a daily basis in the lab. To showcase their newly perfected skills, the students dropped down in scale [ Read More ]

Knepp selected for Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

Clermont County Town Crier Bill Knepp will be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in Columbus Thursday, Nov. 10. The 81-year-old Miami Township man was nominated for the honor by his son, Gary Knepp. “Dad is only the fifth Clermont County citizen to be inducted into the hall, joining Ralph Shepherd, Don Patton, [ Read More ]

Students continue Frankenstein tradition

Batavia High School seniors set up massive Frankenstein monsters in the gymnasium Oct. 28 as part of a more than 10-year tradition at Batavia High School. The project is part of the advanced placement and college preparatory literature curriculum, and comes after students read “Frankenstein,” written by Mary Shelley. “After they read the novel, they [ Read More ]


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