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Sojka, Albright to wed

Dr. Gregory S. and Dr. Jane R. Z. Sojka of Cincinnati, Oh. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Merrifield, to Thomas Free Albright, son of the late Mr. John T. “Jack” Albright and Mrs. Nancy A. Sparks of Van Wert, Ohio. Miss Sojka was a graduate and valedictorian of Gallia Academy [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club to meet Aug. 6

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, Aug. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Sherri Kissinger for their annual pot luck picnic. Co-ostesses for the evening are Julie Hess and Kristin Kissinger. Members are to bring a covered dish to share. Members are to respond to roll call by answering the [ Read More ]

New Richmond students earn college credit with Advanced Placement tests

When New Richmond Exempted Village School District Superintendent Adam Bird approached Mark Bailey about becoming principal at the high school, one of the first subjects on the agenda was improving the school’s advanced placement course test scores. Bird got the results he wanted this year as 65 New Richmond High School students scored 3 or [ Read More ]

Maxsons welcome daughter, Emma Josephine, to family

Tom and Amy Maxson, Milford, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Josephine born on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.25″ long. Also welcoming her home is her big brother Cole, proud grandparents, John and Donna Mahanes, Georgetown, and Ray [ Read More ]

Wohlfords celebrate 50th

The family of Mr. Calvin W. Wohlford, Sr., and Mrs. Shirley Wohlford, announce their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2013. The couple was married in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 29, 1963. Calvin has had a lengthy career within the automotive industry, and Shirley is a retired nurse who worked at Mercy Hospital Anderson. They [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center celebrates SkillsUSA national champion

Grant Career Center SkillsUSA members recently returned from Kansas City, Missouri where they competed at the 49th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships. The competition was held at H. Roe Bartle Hall and Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, on June 24-28. One student earned the privilege of representing Grant Career Center at [ Read More ]

Coverts welcome a son

Christopher and Melissa Covert have announced the birth of their son Colten Ryan, on June 20, 2013. Weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 1/2 inches long. Those who welcomed him home are brother, Caine, grandparents Clifford Covert from Norwood and Doug and Carolyn England from Sardinia along with multiple aunts and uncles.

Sloas-Dietrick share vows

Amy Dietrick, the daughter of Charles and Linda Dietrick of Mt. Orab, and Adam Sloas, the son of Brett and Patricia Sloas of Williamsburg, were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 on the Bethel-New Hope Bridge by Steve Hahn. Adam graduated in 2002 from Western Brown High School and works for the family business AJ’s Maintenance [ Read More ]

Charles and Linda Swope celebrate 50th anniversary

Charles and Linda Swope of Eastgate celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary June 29, 2013. They were surprised by a celebration planned by their daughter Debbie Johnson and Charles’ sister Judy Wells. Charles and Linda were honored with the presence of many family and friends they have known over the years. Charles and Linda’s nephew, Mike [ Read More ]

Bridgeway Baptist holds gas buydown event

Bridgeway Baptist Church, Amelia, held a gas buydown event Saturday, July 6 at Bethel Sunoco. For two hours Saturday, the church paid 50 cents of the price of a gallon of gas or all customers, bringing the price down to $2.95 per gallon. “We thought this would be a great way to show the love [ Read More ]

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