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Grant Career Center Students compete at SkillsUSA competition

The 2012 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships gathered nearly three-thousand members and advisors from career training programs throughout Ohio, including 21 members of the Grant Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter. The 60th annual Skills Championship was held at the Ohio State Fairground Complex in Columbus, April 27 and 28. The Ohio SkillsUSA Championships consist of 86 career [ Read More ]

Locust Corner students help local tornado victims

New Richmond’s Locust Corner Elementary’s Student Council split the proceeds of its coin jar contest in March with the New Richmond Food Pantry to help the Moscow tornado victims. LCE students raised $1,589.91 and donated $800 to the Food Pantry. The remaining money will go to purchase items for LCE’s Sixth Grade Farewell party at [ Read More ]

Batavia student recognized as Rotary Student of the Month

Mike Almond of Batavia High School was chosen as the May Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “Mike is truly an outstanding young man and student,” said Felicia Grooms, Batavia High School Guidance Counselor. “His dedication has been shown in many ways, including his diligence in working on perfect attendance for his [ Read More ]

Clermont represented at Ohio Fair Managers’ Association meeting

Several representatives of the Clermont County Fair Board attended the Ohio Fair Managers Association Spring Meeting March 25 in Washington Courthouse. From left are Kathy Burroughs, Virgil Burroughs, Jerry Bridges, Bea Faul, Greg Simpson, Alan Motto, Carl Schoellman, and Jan Schoellman.

Book signing to be held in Williamsburg and Batavia

The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is Batavia and Williamsburg by local author Linda Smith-Walker. This pictorial history boasts more than 200 vintage images, providing readers with a unique opportunity to reconnect with the history that helped shape their community. Just a few miles from Cincinnati’s eastern suburbs are the [ Read More ]

Non-denominational church is growing in Owensville

Christian Faith Fellowship is a new, but growing non-denominational church that meets in Owensville. The church’s pastor is Ron Slater, who has been in the ministry for nearly 30 years. Slater describes Christian Faith Fellowship as a Bible-based church. “We’re very big on scripture, and we’re very big on Jesus,” Pastor Slater said. “Those are [ Read More ]

National Day of Prayer to be observed in Bethel

The community of Bethel will hold a joint National Day of Prayer gathering at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3 at the Bethel United Methodist Church. The event is being organized by the Bethel Ministerial Association. Prayers will be offered for the major concerns of our families, community, churches and nation. Bob Proud, a Clermont County [ Read More ]

Louiso’s Feed and Seed carries everything the home gardener needs

Louiso Lawn Care and Landscaping, the area’s leader in landscape design, installation and maintenance for many years, has recently expanded its services with the opening of a feed and seed store. The grand opening of Louiso Feed and Seed, located at 1223 Old State Route 74 in Union Township was held December of 2011. And [ Read More ]

Decker joins the US Marine Corps

Jacob Decker, a 2010 graduate of Batavia High School, recently joined the U.S. Marine Corps. Decker is the sone of Brian and Holly Decker. He will be leaving for Parris Island in April.

‘A Harmonious Home’ to be presented at church

‘A Harmonious Home’ will be presented by Friendship Lutheran Church from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 19. This event, to be presented by Melanie Recchia, is for any parent or caregiver with questions or who wants to discuss problems or questions, faith, and everything involved with being a caregiver for children of all ages. [ Read More ]


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