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Amelia student wins award

Nicole Bertrand, a senior at Amelia High School, received the Leadership Award from Healthy Visions at Amelia High School on Feb. 17. The award was presented to her in front of Principal Keith Hickman and her health teacher Sharon Graham. The Leadership Award was established to promote and hold up as an example the ideals [ Read More ]

Grainger Foundation supports Great Oaks Education Foundation

The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Great Oaks Education Foundation in support of its mission to expand access to quality career-technical programs and services for youth and adults. “This grant will help provide scholarships for our students,” said Robin White, President/CEO, Great Oaks Career Campuses. “This opportunity will help give students the chance [ Read More ]

First county-wide history book in 100 years is available

The first countywide history book in 100 years is now available. It’s called “Historic Clermont County, An Illustrated History,” and is published by the Clermont County Historical Society. “Over 20 people from the 16 historical societies in the county put together the 80 page book that features 150 pictures of county history, including the stained [ Read More ]

Funeral procession held for Private Castelluccio

The body of 20-year-old Army Private Tony Castelluccio, killed in a Georgia car crash last weekend, was returned home Saturday, March 12. A processional traveled from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, drove past Glen Este High School and Veterans Memorial Park, and continued to the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Friends and community members lined [ Read More ]

Grant Career students compete in SkillsUSA regional championships

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

DAR chapter celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gala luncheon

The Clough Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR, celebrated the 50th anniversary of its formation with a gala luncheon at RSVP in Loveland on Feb. 19. The chapter was founded in December 1960. The chapter name was chosen to honor the original surveyor of this area, Richard Clough Anderson. The chapter [ Read More ]

Goshen graduate has been promoted

Goshen graduate Bill Kuttler was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) in the US Army at Ft. Knox, Kentucky March 1. LTC Kuttler currently is serving as the Chief of Operations for the Human Resources Command (HRC) following his move from Ft Campbell, Ky. LTC Kuttler returned last year from Afghanistan where he served as the [ Read More ]

The Power in Energy presented to Holly Hill Elementary students

An educational program designed to teach children about energy efficiency, called The Power in Energy, was presented at Holly Hill Elementary in January. Materials created by Scholastic and sponsored by Duke Energy feature characters from The Magic School Bus book series. Handouts contained at-home activities and energy saving tips. The program shows students the wise [ Read More ]

OSU Extension FCS Teen Board hosts 4-H clinics

Brittan Kappel FCS Teen Board Member Do you love food? Do you love Clothes? Do you love both? Come and join us for our April Food & Nutrition and Clothing & Fashion Clinics! These Clinics will be loads of fun for all 4-H’ers. Thursday, April 7, the Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board will be [ Read More ]

Batavia School Levy Steering Committee meeting to be held

The Steering Committee in support of the 6.9 mill operating levy for the Batavia Local School District will be holding an informational meeting on March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Batavia High School Cafeteria. Volunteers are needed in all aspects of the campaign to ensure success and a positive future for the children of [ Read More ]


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