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Grant Career Center SkillsUSA chapter members bring back medals

Students from the Grant Career Center Chapter of SkillsUSA brought back seven state-qualifying medals from the South Central Regional Skill Championships held in early March at the Scioto County Career Technical Center, Columbus State Community College, and the Columbus Sheet Metal Workers Local #24 Apprenticeship Training Hall. Bringing back a first place gold medal for [ Read More ]

Tour of Union Cemetery to be held

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society will conduct a tour of historic Union Cemetery at Branch-Hill Guinea Pike and Weber Road in Miami Township. The tour will be from 6 – 7 p.m. Monday, April 28. The cost is $5 per person and registration is required. Contact the Miami Township Recreation Department at (513) 248-3727 [ Read More ]

Easter services to be held

Taylor’s Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 2460 Greenbush West Road in Williamsburg, will hold “The Way of the Cross” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 18. In this Easter service, experience the events of Good Friday that led to the crucifixion of Jesus. Sunrise Service Easter Sunday at 7:30 a.m. April 20. Breakfast will be [ Read More ]

The Boar’s Head is the place to stop when you travel to East Fork State Park

The Boar’s Head Bait and Carry Out has been in business for nearly two decades. The store is located at 2818 Old State Route 32 between Williamsburg and Batavia, a mere 300 yards from the north entrance to East Fork State Park. Even after being in business nearly 20 years, owner Mike Arnold still opens [ Read More ]

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and law enforcement will be cracking down on motorists who text while driving from April 10-15. This effort is part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. high-visibility enforcement campaign that combines periods of intense enforcement of anti-texting laws with advertising and media outreach to let [ Read More ]

If you drink booze during prom season, you lose

Agents with the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit are commending those parents and teens that make the wise and mature decision not to participate in illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol to minors and consuming underage. “As a parent of two adult children, I can tell you this time in [ Read More ]

Snow and cold can’t stop Girl Scouts

Batavia village administrator Dennis Nichols, left, buys a box of Girl Scout cookies in the midst of a snow squall Tuesday, March 25. Scout Callie Holbert, front, her mom Angela Holbert, back, and other scouts from Batavia Troop 40136 were selling cookies at a table they set up at the intersection of Main and Fourth [ Read More ]

Traffic to be detoured for road work

Culvert replacement on U.S. 50 approximately 300’ west of Brushy Fork Road will require closing U.S. 50 between State Route 132 south and SR 133. Local traffic will be maintained. U.S. 50 will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1 until 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3. The detour for westbound U.S. 50 traffic will [ Read More ]

It’s not too late to register for OSU perennial school

There is still time to register for Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 10 at 9 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. Speakers and vendors will guide your springtime habits for your landscape to have a beautifully enhanced garden all summer and fall. [ Read More ]

Students attend Science Day

Max Boland, Izzat and Eliah Tueimeh, seventh graders at St. Louis School, attended the District 11 Science Day. The title of Max’s project was “The Use of an Alpha Detector to Determine the Danger of Alpha Particles.” The Tueimeh brothers studied “The Effect of Location within a Town on Air Quality.” St. Louis is proud [ Read More ]


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