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Labor Day fatalities down

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) was out in full force this Labor Day weekend to prevent the greater volume of traffic crashes that often accompanies heavy holiday traffic. Initial reports indicate a decrease in traffic crash fatalities. Eleven fatal crashes resulted in 11 deaths during the reporting period of Friday, September 4 at 12 [ Read More ]

Parents charged in connection with child abuse investigation

On July 30, 2015 the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital regarding a two month old child with severe injuries who was transported to the hospital by her mother. The injuries were diagnosed as being from “non-accidental trauma.” The child resided with her parents Paul Test and Rachel Poor in [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary offers networking night

The next Rotary Networking Night will take place on Tuesday, September 29, at the Holiday Inn and Suites, Eastgate. This event is sponsored by the Batavia Rotary Club and gives the community an opportunity to learn about Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self” and how to become involved with service projects in Clermont County. Club members [ Read More ]

Averwater receives academic honors

Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. Batavia resident Kathryn Averwater, a Northeastern University student majoring in Psychology, was recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the spring semester, which ended in May 2015. To achieve the dean’s list distinction, students must [ Read More ]

UC Clermont hosts a poetry series

UC Clermont College will host a Poetry Reading Series featuring four poets who will spend time talking about their creative process, answering questions about the writing life and will be engaging in some writing exercises with the audience in the ‘Craft Talk Session.’ Each of the events will follow with a reading, book signing and [ Read More ]

Cincinnati area health care centers awarded funding

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $3,646,056 for organizations in Cincinnati and Milford to help expand access to primary care and boost services at local health centers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded the funding. “Local health centers are critical access points for Ohioans in need of quality, affordable health [ Read More ]

Church celebrates 116 years

LERADO CHURCH OF CHRIST HOMECOMING 116 Year Celebration 1899-2015 Sunday October 11, 2015 10:00am Bible School 11:00am Worship Service Guest Speaker: Evangelist Garrell Florence Hamer Rd. Church of Christ, Georgetown, Ohio Fellowship dinner immediately following worship service 6:00pm Evening Bible Study The church is located at 5852 Marathon Edenton Rd. off of St. Rt. 131 [ Read More ]

Lourdes University awards scholarship to area resident

Lourdes University in Sylvania, Ohio, is pleased to announce the recipients of its Deans’ Scholarship. This renewable scholarship provides each student up to $20,000 over four years in tuition assistance. Approximately 50 scholarships are awarded each year to top applicants based on previous academic performance and standardized test scores. Students must maintain full-time enrollment as [ Read More ]

Get your hunting license: archery season coming soon

Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Deer hunters should be aware of certain changes when purchasing permits before heading into the field this year. Ohio’s 2015-2016 deer seasons include: Archery: Sept. 26-Feb. 7, 2016 [ Read More ]

New Richmond unveils modern library and lab

The New Richmond Board of Education decided a decade ago not to build a new high school and began the process of bringing the New Richmond High School building up to modern standards. First came the replacement of the façade and structure repairs; then came removal of asbestos and replacing ceilings and floors; and most [ Read More ]


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