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Merchant’s Bank makes donation to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office

The Merchant’s Bank on Hospital Drive in Batavia Township donated two infrared trail cameras to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Feb. 3. These cameras which are designed for surveillance and tracking may be configured to operate automatically when motion is detected. Because the cameras contain LED night vision flash technology, they can capture images [ Read More ]

School begins leukemia fund-raiser

The New Richmond Elementary Student Council began a three week Pennies for Patients Campaign for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Friday, Feb. 4. “Student Council has chosen Ajax Knoechel (a leukemia patient and son of New Richmond High School teacher Stacy Knoechel) as their Honored Hero,” said NRE Literacy Lab Coordinator Joyce Montgomery. “Our [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club celebrates 75th anniversary

The Williamsburg Garden Club was organized on April 28, 1936 and will celebrate its 75th Anniversary this year. One of the special events during the year will be a tour of several gardens in the area on July 16. The club, one of the oldest in the State of Ohio, is affiliated with the Ohio [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes Thomas as Student of the Month

One high school student from Batavia High School is honored at the first meeting of the Batavia Rotary Club each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Victoria Thomas was honored as the club’s Batavia High School “Student of the [ Read More ]

Carrot Crunchers 4-H Club holds election of officers

January meeting was election of officers at Carrot Crunchers 4-H Club meeting held Jan. 3. We currently have 10 officer positions to fill (secretary, treasurer, vice president, president, activity director, food coordinator, phone caller, and reporter). Anyone interested in joining a 4-H club should visit www.ohio4h.org to locate a club. 4-H is a fun activity [ Read More ]

Day, Hess are engaged

Charles and Julia Day of Bethel have announced the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Anne to Jeremy Ryan Hess, the son of Philip and Cheryl Hess of Williamsburg. Crystal is the 2002 valedictorian of Bethel-Tate High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Honors Psychology from Northern Kentucky University in 2006. Crystal is currently [ Read More ]

State gives three stars to Stepping Stones preschool

Stepping Stones Center’s Early Childhood Education program for children with and without disabilities has received three stars – the top ranking – in the State of Ohio Step Up to Quality initiative identifying the top quality early childhood programs in the state. Of 4,300 licensed early education and child care programs in Ohio, only 168 [ Read More ]

Bubp, Johnson introduce concealed carry legislation

State Representatives Danny Bubp (R-West Union) and Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) recently introduced legislation to amend Ohio’s concealed carry laws to make them simpler and consistent with other states. Specifically, House Bill 45 will simplify the provisions related to the carrying of firearms in vehicles by eliminating the “micromanaging” provisions that dictate where a gun must [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center receives General Motors donation

It is often said in education that people learn best from hands-on experience. General Motors and its dealers nationwide support that theory. General Motors is making a further commitment to enhancing automotive services to customers in the Greater Cincinnati area, while at the same time promoting greater educational opportunities for future automotive technicians by donating [ Read More ]

Clermont County Farm Bureau seeks workers for membership campaign

Clermont County Farm Bureau is seeking leaders to help with the annual membership campaign. In addition to helping the organization grow, volunteers have the opportunity to earn fun prizes. “Membership is vital to Farm Bureau,” said Jan Schoellman, Clermont County membership co-coordinator. “We look forward to growing our numbers and having fun while we do [ Read More ]


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