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Leaguem of Women Voters to meet

The Clermont County League of Women Voters will hold its annual meeting and picnic Tuesday, May 20 at Harmony Hill Winery, 2534 Swings Corner Pt. Isabel Road, Bethel. Arrive at 6 p.m. Social hour until 6:30 p.m. Help make decision for League positions and activities for the coming year. Vote on people to fill positions [ Read More ]

U.S. 50 project to begin

A project that will include bridge repair, culvert replacement and the resurfacing of nearly 16 miles of U.S. 50 is expected to begin. The first of three 30-day closures to accommodate culvert replacement work will close U.S. 50 to traffic between Benton Road and the north leg of State Route 132, west of the village [ Read More ]

Drug take-back was a success

Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Drug Enforcement Administration has thanked Ohio residents for properly disposing of 14.2 tons (28,466 pounds) of unwanted prescription medications during last Saturday’s drug take-back day. The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative provides a safe, convenient, and responsible means of prescription drug disposal. “We are grateful to everyone who [ Read More ]

New Richmond finishes 12th in state science competition

The Cincinnati regional champion New Richmond Middle School Science Olympiad Team finished 12th out of 40 teams in the Ohio Science Olympiad State Tournament at The Ohio State University in Columbus on April 26. Rachel Coons, Teddy Mansfield, Luke Smiddy, Joey Hammill, Travis Justice, Rachel Gastrich, Natalie Holdsworth, and Archer Maguire won medals for New [ Read More ]

Trees planted in honor of Earth Day in Williamsburg

Members of the Williamsburg High School Honor Society joined with the Williamsburg Garden Club in planting two Flowering Crab trees in recognition of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Students who helped with the planting were Brad Jones, Samantha Maupin, Evan Barge, Sara Clay, Mallory Guess, Josh Wells, Dana Little, Ellen McPhillips and Nathan Webb. The [ Read More ]

Commissioners to issue centennial proclamation

On May 12, the Clermont County Commissioners will issue a proclamation honoring Ohio State University Extension Clermont County for the 100th anniversary of the nation’s Cooperative Extension Service. Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act establishing Extension, a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities, on May 8, 1914. The act created [ Read More ]

Nominations for Jenko Award are being sought

The Jenco Foundation Fund Committee is seeking nominations for the 2014 Jenco Awards. Cash awards for individuals in Appalachian Ohio who have performed noteworthy community service in the region, the Jenco Awards began in 2002 to uphold the legacy of Father Martin Jenco. Nominations are invited from the public and must be postmarked by June [ Read More ]

Ohio first in nation for Tree City USA communities

Ohio remains the nation’s leader in Tree City USA communities with 244 participating cities, villages and townships. This marks Ohio’s 33rd consecutive year as the top Tree City USA state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry. “Half of Ohioans live and work in a Tree City USA community,” said [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Nature Center to celebrate National Trails Day

Cincinnati Nature Center will celebrate American Hiking Society’s 22nd annual National Trails Day, the country’s largest celebration of trails, inspiring thousands of people to enjoy trails on the same day nationwide Saturday, June 7. Activities will take place on CNC’s Rowe Woods trails from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Throughout the day, visitors will discover [ Read More ]

20th Annual SW Ohio Perennial School held

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County hosted the 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School April 10 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. Ohio State Representative Doug Green presented Clermont Extension’s Agriculture and Natural Resource [ Read More ]

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