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Southern State eligible for college excellence prize

Southern State Community College was one of 150 colleges nationwide determined eligible to apply for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million Aspen Prize, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. It recognizes institutions for exceptional student outcomes in four areas: [ Read More ]

Private pesticide recertification training to be held March 18

OSU Extension Clermont County is hosting two pesticide recertification updates for 2014. This training is for private applicator producers currently possessing licenses to expire in 2014 or would like to accrue hours toward their next recertification. Training will be held on March 18. The program will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Clermont County [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin early kindergarten registration dates announced

Felicity-Franklin Elementary School kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will be held from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20 and Tuesday, April 8. Bring your child entering kindergarten with you for a screening along with the following items: • Original Birth Certificate (must have raised seal) • Social Security Card • Proof of Residence (electric, [ Read More ]

Civil War scholar to visit Georgetown

America’s Historian and Civil War scholar Edwin C. Bearss will present “War in the West Begins” at the Gaslight Theater on the corner of S. Main and State Streets, Georgetown, Ohio, at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8. The lecture is sponsored by the U.S. Grant Homestead Association, an organization which celebrates the life, history, and [ Read More ]

Volunteer advocates sworn in as Guardians ad Litem

CASA for Clermont Kids and the Honorable Judge James A. Shriver held a swearing in ceremony Thursday, Feb. 13 adding eight new Guardians ad Litem to their volunteer based program. CASA for Clermont Kids is a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who have been introduced into [ Read More ]

New Richmond Middle School Science team excels in two meets

The New Richmond Middle School Science Olympiad team recently competed in two prestigious competitions. New Richmond’s two teams finished 25th and 26th out of 56 national teams at the Wright State University Invitational, which included seven defending state champion teams competing. The NRMS teams followed that competition up with a combined seventh place trophy at [ Read More ]

Batavia students raise more than $11,000 for Special Olympics athletes

Batavia High School Business Professionals of America students once again plunged into ice cold water and raised money for Special Olympics. The annual Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Polar Plunge took place Feb. 1 at Joe’s Crab Shack in Bellevue, Ky. This was the fourth year the students have organized a team and participated in the [ Read More ]

Work on US 50 to begin in April

A project to repair and resurface 15 miles of U.S. 50 in Clermont County is scheduled to begin in April. Work, which will begin at Milford’s eastern corporation limit and conclude at the village of Marathon’s western corporation limit, will also include the repair or replacement of 19 culverts and bridges on U.S. 50, with [ Read More ]

Southern State announces new GED site

Southern State Community College announces the opening of a new GED preparation site in Bethel. Through its Adult Opportunity Center, the college will begin offering its GED prep classes from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the US Grant Career Technical Center, 718 W. Plane St. The newest location is one of three in Clermont [ Read More ]

Southwest Regional Medical Center welcomes new surgeon

Southwest Regional Medical Center has announced the addition of Dr. Arturo Maldonado, Minimally Invasive General Surgeon and Weight Loss Specialist to Southwest’s Surgical Group. Dr. Maldonado earned his medical doctor degree from New Jersey Medical School and a PhD in molecular and developmental biology from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his surgical residency at [ Read More ]

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