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Clermont County trustee program a win for inmates and county

Ten years ago, Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg evaluated the County Jail trustee program and decided it could be expanded. Trustees – jail inmates who were entrusted with performing certain jobs inside the jail and on the grounds – would now be allowed to work outside the jail, in county government buildings and sometimes [ Read More ]

Clermont Philharmonic will be in concert Aug. 15

Clermont County’s finest musicians will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Union Township Amphitheatre. The Clermont Philharmonic was formed in 1997. The CPO and chamber players have performed many concerts at local schools and other social institutions. Performances have included such international musical stars as Sandra Rivers, piano, Pip Clarke, [ Read More ]

Local educator wins statewide award

Local educator Katie Stall won the Ohio Association of Career Technical and Adult Education (ACTE) 2015 Outstanding Career Technical Educator in Community Service Award at the annual Connections to Education professional development conference held at the Hilton at Easton on Monday. Ohio ACTE’s Outstanding Career Technical Educator in Community Service goes to an individual who [ Read More ]

Changes coming to West Clermont Local School District

Changes made to transportation services for 2015-16: All students in grades Preschool – eight will receive transportation services, within their assigned attendance areas, to and from school in 2015-16. High School students may register for the pay to shuttle system with Petermann Transportation. New Principal at Holly Hill Elementary: Shane Short, who replaces interim principal [ Read More ]

UC Clermont to offer two online certificates to those working in healthcare

This fall, UC Clermont College will offer two new online certificate programs for those interested or already working in the growing healthcare field: the Healthcare Privacy and Security Certificate and the Physician Practice Management Certificate. The Healthcare Privacy and Security Certificate program, offered completely online, arose from the increasing challenges faced by the healthcare industry [ Read More ]

6-state trooper project enforcement a success

The Ohio State Highway Patrol focused on distracted driving in the last 6-State Trooper Project, issuing 14 citations for texting or cell phone violations and 999 citations for reckless or careless driving. The initiative began on Sunday, July 19 and was completed by Saturday, July 25. The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined the Indiana State [ Read More ]

Grief classes to be held in Bethel

There are more than 40 types of loss including the death of a loved one, divorce, estrangement, and job loss that produce the range of emotions known as grief. THE GRIEF RECOVERY METHOD®: GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, offered by Crossroads Hospice, helps people move beyond the pain of loss and achieve healing. There is an upcoming [ Read More ]

Clermont Philharmonic Concert on Courthouse Square is free

The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 22, on Courthouse Square. People attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Space is unlimited, and children or any age are invited. The concert will feature a composition by Paul Stanbery, founding conductor of the Clermont Philharmonic. [ Read More ]

Antique and Vintage Quilt Exhibit and Sale in Milford

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) will host its 5th Annual Antique and Vintage Quilt Show on August 22, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The event will feature approximately 50 antique, vintage and new quilts, with a collection of those available for sale; and, it will be held Promont, 906 Main Street, [ Read More ]

Survey asks about syringe exchange in county

The public is invited to take part in a survey about a bloodborne infectious disease prevention program that would include syringe exchange as well as education, referral to treatment, and testing of communicable diseases. The survey can be found at and is open through Aug. 31, 2015. Clermont County Public Health is conducting this [ Read More ]

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