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Dog salon opens in New Richmond

By Jordan Puckett Sun staff The Soggy Dawg Pet Salon had its grand opening May 1 in New Richmond. Owner Ollie Darnell previously owned Paws Pet Grooming in Amelia. The store was open for 13 years before Darnell closed to move to New Richmond. She lived in New Richmond for more than five years before [ Read More ]

Attorneys receive Volunteer Lawyer of the Year Award

Clermont County attorneys Richard Uhle and D’Anne Durkee Uhle received the Volunteer Lawyer of the Year award at the Cincinnati Bar Association Annual Meeting on April 24. This prestigious annual award from the Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor Foundation honors outstanding work done on behalf of low-income clients and recognizes a commitment to the Volunteer [ Read More ]

Stepping Stones is searching for ‘family’ to return May 18

Stepping Stones is celebrating its 50th birthday with a party on May 18, and it could be tough finding someone who is not invited. The United Way agency was Greater Cincinnati’s first summer day camp for children with disabilities and has grown to a $3.5 million agency serving children and adults with disabilities, providing recreational [ Read More ]

Wahl named Batavia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Rachel Wahl of Batavia High School has been honored as the April Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “Rachel is one of the busiest students at Batavia High School,” said Felicia Grooms, BHS Guidance Counselor. “She exemplifies leadership, work ethic, and community involvement.” Wahl is ranked in the top five percent of [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin schools go mobile with a new app

The Felicity-Franklin School District has created a mobile app for each of their buildings. The app is available at or your Apple or Android App Store and is a free service from 806 Technologies that helps districts create mobile apps for their schools. “Keeping parents connected and informed is important to us,” said Glenn [ Read More ]

CASA for Clermont Kids! Spring Gala was a success

Batavia- CASA for Clermont Kids! held its annual Spring Gala on Friday April 26, at Receptions in Eastgate. Nearly $70,000 was raised to provide advocates for the abused and neglected children of Clermont County. This year the Emcee of the event was Brendan Keffe, WCPO Channel 9 Investigative Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist. The featured guest [ Read More ]

Seibert is Batavia Rotary Student of the Month

Tess Siebert of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as the April Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Her academic record, school participation, and service to the community were taken into consideration in choosing her for this award. “Tess is a student who is very active in class,” said John Eckert, CNE [ Read More ]

Mother-daughter fundraiser for Sauls Homeless Shelter being held May 5

Main Street Salon, Batavia, has invited the public to a mother and daughter fund-raiser Sunday, May 5. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5. All proceeds will go to purchasing mattresses for the James E. Sauls Homeless Shelter. The shelter has 35 beds and is in desperate need [ Read More ]

OSU Extension Clermont hosted perennial school

The Ohio State University Extension Clermont County hosted the 19th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School April 11 at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall. The event, attended by 122 guests, centered on five educational presentations with a tradeshow featuring regional vendors and gardening organizations. This year’s topics included “Culinary Bible Herbs” with Rita Heikenfeld, Cooking [ Read More ]

New Richmond prepares for the Common Core

The New Richmond Board of Education has been presented with a K-12 English Language Arts course of study for the 2013-14 school year that completes a two-year project by the district to meet the new Common Core State Standards in math, reading and writing recently adopted by the State of Ohio. The school board is [ Read More ]

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