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Retired Clermont teachers applaud young writers

Third graders in Clermont County had an opportunity to praise their grandparents or other influential person in their lives thanks to an essay writing competition sponsored by the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association. Thirty-three teachers from around the county participated by having their students write about what their grandparents (or others) meant to them in [ Read More ]

CNE Alumni scholarships presented

Representatives from the CNE Alumni Association presented $500 Scholarships to Jenna Varner and Zachary Heming at the Clermont Northeastern High School 2011 Senior Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 20. The Fourth Annual All Alumni Celebration is scheduled for Aug. 12 and 13. The main event is Saturday, with dinner and an evening to socialize with [ Read More ]

Students help provide clean water as part of confirmation project

A small group of eighth grade boys from Immaculate Heart of Mary, after learning about how some people in our world cannot find clean drinking water, decided to do something to help. As part of their preparation for Confirmation, this group, led by Mrs. Imbus and Mrs. Jossart, learned that four thousand children a day [ Read More ]

Begley, Sexton are married

Danny and Rosa (Sexton) Begley of Mt. Orab have announced the marriage of their daughter, Rana J. Begley to Matthew E. Zeller, the son of Philip and Agnes Zeller, on Feb. 26, 2011. The couple were married in Mt. Orab at the Living Church of Five Mile and enjoyed a honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii. The [ Read More ]

New Richmond Troubadours recognized for national title

The New Richmond High School Troubadours were honored by Mayor Ramona Carr and council members at their May 10 meeting. Carr presented a plaque to six representatives from the 119-member choir and congratulated them on receiving gold in a national competition. “We’re very proud of you,” Carr said. The Troubadours are part of New Richmond [ Read More ]

A day in the life of a bee keeper

When Jeff Harris, Clermont County apiary inspector and longtime bee keeper, told me I wasn’t going to get stung by any bees if I made a bee run with, him I believed him. Harris said he’d be making a couple runs around 10 a.m. on the next warm day, so when that day arrived I [ Read More ]

Batavia band celebrates a successful year

The Batavia High School Band ended their formal concert season on May 9. The concert consisted of performances by the Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble and Concert Band. Following the concert all band members and their families attended an awards ceremony. David Smith, Director of Bands at Batavia, presented the following awards: • Outstanding Freshman – Rex [ Read More ]

Grant students compete in SkillsUSA state championships

The 2011 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships gathered nearly 3,000 members and advisors from career training programs throughout Ohio, including thirteen members of the Grant Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter. The 59th annual Skills Championship was held at the Ohio State Fairground Complex in Columbus, April 29 and 30. The Ohio SkillsUSA Championships consist of 81 career [ Read More ]

Dr. Charles Frost named chairman of the board

Community Savings Bank, Bethel Ohio has announced that long time Bethel resident Dr. Charles R. Frost was elected Chairman of the Board at its annual members meeting last month. Dr. Frost joined the bank in 1990 as a member of the Board of Directors and has served on various committees and most recently served as [ Read More ]

Day awarded doctoral degree in psychology

Crystal Day, formerly of Bethel, was awarded her doctoral degree in Experimental Psychology from the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies at The University of Louisville’s annual commencement exercises, held May 13 and 14. During her time at the university, Dr. Day was involved in multiple projects which incorporated multiple areas of developmental and applied [ Read More ]


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