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Clermont Extension hosts 20th annual perennial school

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 10 at 8 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. The event will feature educational presentations with a tradeshow, staffed by regional vendors and gardening organizations. Presentation speakers include Brian Jorg of Cincinnati [ Read More ]

Help protect nature preserves with in Ohio’s income tax checkoff program

When filling out their taxes this year, Ohioans can make a difference in preserving the state’s wealth of natural resources for generations to come by making a donation through Ohio’s Income Tax Checkoff Program. Old-growth woods, bogs and fens, endangered species, prairies and other remnants of Ohio’s natural history are all protected by a system [ Read More ]

NRMS Science Olympiad team wins regional championship

Competing against top national and Ohio Science Olympiad teams in two prestigious invitational meets in preparation for the regional and state competition paid off for New Richmond Middle School which won its second Science Olympiad Cincinnati Regional championship in three years March 1 at at UC Blue Ash College. New Richmond Middle School Team Black [ Read More ]

USDA cover crop forum held in Owensville

Over 50 people attended the USDA sponsored cover crop forum in Owensville on Feb. 18 to view the live broadcast of the National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health and to participate in local discussions on soil health. Mr. Brad Barber and Mr. Ernie Hatfield were two local farmers who presented their experiences using [ Read More ]

Midwest Culinary Institute team wins bronze in statewide competition

A team of students from the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State won a bronze medal for its third place showing in the recent Student American Culinary Federation state competition at Hocking College near Athens, Ohio. The teams in the competition were required to prepare a four-course meal in 75 minutes, and also participated in [ Read More ]

You need to learn the basics of Medicare if you’re turning 65

Are you one of the nearly 150,000 Ohioans who will celebrate their 65th birthdays this year? If so, you will become eligible for Medicare and will likely have questions about your health care benefits. You will face a dizzying array of choices: Which prescription drug plan is right for you? Should you choose traditional Medicare [ Read More ]

Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds public not to drink and drive

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to designate a sober driver before the party begins. The Patrol will be working with local law enforcement to remove impaired drivers as part of the National Highway Safety Administration’s Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving campaign. St. Patrick’s Day has become a [ Read More ]

CHIP contractor meeting to be held

The Clermont County Department of Community & Economic Development will host a meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10 in the shared conference room of the administration building, located at 101 E. Main Street, 3rd Floor, in the Village of Batavia for contractors interested in participating in the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP). The CHIP [ Read More ]

Lights celebrate 50 years

William and Nancy Light of New Richmond, Ohio were married on March 14, 1964. They have spent their entire lives residing in Pierce Township, Clermont County.   Bill and Nancy ran a successful Construction Business for over 40 years (Wm. Light Construction) until retirement in 2008. Their legacy still remains. Bill and Nancy have raised [ Read More ]

Grand openings to be held by Tax-Time

Tax-Time Ohio LLC, has recently been opened by Michael Foley, a former franchisee owner of Instant Tax Service. Foley has forged his experience as an entrepreneur and with his knowledgeable staff of more than 30 years of combined tax experience, raising the bar and standards for committing and providing outstanding customer service to local communities. [ Read More ]

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