Community Archive

Big Lots named BAC employer of the year

Big Lots Store #428 on Beechmont Avenue was honored as the 2013 Business Advisory Council Employer of the Year on Friday, Oct. 11. The award was presented at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon and was given moments before Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor presented the keynote address on important issues taking place in Ohio. [ Read More ]

Military service dog to be grand marshal of Clermont Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11

It’s not often you see a dog leading a parade; especially as Grand Marshal in a major event honoring military, held in a place where veterans are highly revered by local communities. Atlas, the Battle Buddy Service Dog and designated Grand Marshall, is no ordinary dog though and his service is nothing less than extraordinary. [ Read More ]

Sardinia auction company to be featured on RFD-TV

Hess Auction Company of Sardinia will be featured in the premiere of the new show Machinery Pete’s “Auction of the Week” on RFD-TV, America’s official network for the rural and western lifestyle. The show will feature farm machinery auction action from around the U.S. and Canada. The debut half-hour episode will air Tuesday, Nov. 5 [ Read More ]

Students awarded educational grants

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently in the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2013 – 2014 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Municipal Court Probation Department has earned Clifford Skeen award

The Clermont County Municipal Court Adult Probation Department was presented with the 2013 Clifford Skeen Award for excellence in community correction programing Thursday, Oct. 10. The award was accepted by Clermont County Judge Kevin Miles during The Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Correction’s 27th Annual Conference, in Columbus, Ohio. The conference theme this year was [ Read More ]

Batavia Bulldogs buckle up with Safe Communities

Clermont County Safe Communities, operated by Ohio State University Extension Clermont County, hosted a seat belt check Oct. 22 at Batavia High School. With the assistance of Lieutenant Wayne Price of the Clermont County Ohio State Highway Patrol, Clermont County 4-H CARTEENS and Batavia High School’s Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) chapter, Safe Communities staff [ Read More ]

Order of the Purple Heart meets in Clermont

The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 156 is offering free life memberships. The Chapter meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Union Township Civic Center building located at 4350 Aicholtz Rd., Eastgate. Chapter 156 has members from WW 2, Korea. Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our Chapter [ Read More ]

Sheriff’s Office holds senior citizens’ event

Sheriff Rodenberg and his staff Recently hosted a senior citizen appreciation lunch at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. This event has been held annually by the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office as a way of thanking and recognizing area seniors for their citizenship and service to the community. This year’s event was attended by 150 seniors and [ Read More ]

FCS Teen Board kicks off new term

The Family and Consumer Science Teen Board met Oct. 3 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds to elect officers and plan activities for 2014. The FCS Teen Board officers for 2013-2014 are President Anna Francis, Vice President Layla Novak, Treasurer Sarah Francis, Recording Secretary Haley Dennison, Corresponding Secretary Lauren Pride, 4-H Committee Representative Kate Novak, and [ Read More ]

Students lead Batavia board in pledge

Batavia Elementary School “Word of the Month” winners led the board of education members in the Pledge of Allegiance Oct. 21. Front row from left are Jenna Mullis, Kylee Rose, Jordan McGeorge, and Scott Runck; back row, Michael Enriquez, Mark Ewing and Chris Huser.

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