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Batavia students raise more than $11,000 for Special Olympics athletes

Batavia High School Business Professionals of America students once again plunged into ice cold water and raised money for Special Olympics. The annual Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Polar Plunge took place Feb. 1 at Joe’s Crab Shack in Bellevue, Ky. This was the fourth year the students have organized a team and participated in the [ Read More ]

Work on US 50 to begin in April

A project to repair and resurface 15 miles of U.S. 50 in Clermont County is scheduled to begin in April. Work, which will begin at Milford’s eastern corporation limit and conclude at the village of Marathon’s western corporation limit, will also include the repair or replacement of 19 culverts and bridges on U.S. 50, with [ Read More ]

Southern State announces new GED site

Southern State Community College announces the opening of a new GED preparation site in Bethel. Through its Adult Opportunity Center, the college will begin offering its GED prep classes from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the US Grant Career Technical Center, 718 W. Plane St. The newest location is one of three in Clermont [ Read More ]

Southwest Regional Medical Center welcomes new surgeon

Southwest Regional Medical Center has announced the addition of Dr. Arturo Maldonado, Minimally Invasive General Surgeon and Weight Loss Specialist to Southwest’s Surgical Group. Dr. Maldonado earned his medical doctor degree from New Jersey Medical School and a PhD in molecular and developmental biology from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his surgical residency at [ Read More ]

Southern State eligible for college excellence prize

Southern State Community College was one of 150 colleges nationwide determined eligible to apply for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million Aspen Prize, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. It recognizes institutions for exceptional student outcomes in four areas: [ Read More ]

Chatfield College looking for crafters, quilt exhibitors

Chatfield College will host its annual Quilt, Craft & Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 26 at the St. Martin campus in St. Martin, Ohio. This popular show will feature the creations of local and regional quilters and quilt collectors, quilt vendors, a craft show, traditional craft demonstrations, a classic [ Read More ]

Brown County farmer supports local ministry through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Local farmer Robert King has directed a $2,500 donation to Backpack Blessings, a ministry within Mount Nebo United Methodist Church. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the group provide meals for the less fortunate. Backpack Blessings provides school children in the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack [ Read More ]

Wenstrup participating in Congressional Art Competition

Representative Brad Wenstrup is participating in the House of Representative’s annual Congressional Art Competition. All high school students in Ohio’s Second District are invited to compete. A digital image file of each entry must be submitted along with a release form to the Cincinnati District Office by Friday, April 11. Art will be showcased online [ Read More ]

CNE Alumni Association accepting nominations

The Clermont Northeastern Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus. This Award is to honor graduates who have distinguished themselves in many different fields after leaving CNE High School. Those fields may include Arts/Literature, Business/ Industry, Military/Community Service, Science/Education or Special Recognition. The nomination form may be picked up at the high school [ Read More ]

2014 Salute to Leaders honorees have been named

The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce Foundation will recognize residents who give their time to make their community better at the 2014 Salute To Leaders dinner. The award recipients were nominated by community members for their volunteer achievements. The dinner is 5- 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the Oasis Conference Center in Miami Township. [ Read More ]


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