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Wonders of the World presents projects at SEM Haven center

Early this June, the members of the Clermont county Wonders of the World (WOW) 4-H club demonstrated their projects at the SEM Haven Health and Residential Care Center in Milford. Their purpose was to entertain the residents, as well as to present what they learned for their projects. How to train a dog to scent [ Read More ]

Suffragist dinner to honor seven remarkable volunteers

The League of Women Voters of Clermont County will honor seven remarkable women who have been nominated by citizens for their volunteer leadership and long time commitment to organizations in the county on Aug. 29. Michelle Balside was named Citizen of the Year in 2011 by the Village of Amelia. She is being honored by [ Read More ]

Army of the Ohio working to restore historic battle flags

The Army of the Ohio has announced they have raised the necessary funds to allow for the conservation of the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (OVI) battle flag from the American Civil War. In addition, the group has announced it will continue its preservation efforts by adopting the 25th OVI battle flag. The group adopted the [ Read More ]

Quilt exhibit and auction to be held in Milford

There is something about a quilt that speaks to the hearts of many. Be it a fond memory of being covered with one by a beloved Grandmother or Mother or actually owning one that has been passed down from one generation to another. For these and other reasons the word “quilt” puts a smile on [ Read More ]

Carter obtains instrument rating at Clermont College

Chris Carter earned his Instrument Rating on his pilot certificate July 9. With his Instrument Rating, Carter is now approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly aircraft solely by reference to instruments. Carter is enrolled in the Professional Pilot Program at the University of Cincinnati. The laboratory portion of the Professional Pilot Program is [ Read More ]

The Teacher Academy students visit Thomas A. Wildey Center

Recently, seven students from The Teacher Academy at Grant Career Center visited the Thomas A. Wildey Center in Owensville. Field trip participants included Sammi Gregory, Rachel Heflin, Lindsay Kennedy, Casey Posey, Toshia Reffit, Mackenzie Turner, Sarah Van Over, and Teacher Academy Instructor Mrs. Julie Crozier. The Thomas A. Wildey Center houses the school age program [ Read More ]

Fee graduates from UC in architecture

Allen Fee has graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in architecture. He is a 2008 graduate of Williamsburg High School and is the son of Bob and Theresa of Williamsburg. Fee will be attending UC in the fall to earn his masters in architecture. He plans to live in work [ Read More ]

Angel’s Rest AnimalSanctuary is regional CLASSY award winner

Angel’s Rest Animal Sanctuary, located in New Richmond, has been selected as a Regional Winner in the 4th Annual CLASSY Awards, in the Animal Advocacy and Servcies category for the Midwest region. The CLASSY Awards, hosted by StayClassy, is the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country, recognizing the top charitable achievements around the world. [ Read More ]

Lee to enter college after eleventh grade

At a time when most high school students are still enjoying the summer, Eldred Lee is preparing to leave for college. After completing 11th grade at Western Reserve Academy. The Batavia resident earned a place in the Bard College at Simon’s Rock fall 2012 entering class. Lee will join peers at Simon’s Rock in Great [ Read More ]

Car show to benefit CCDD respite program

The first annual “Let the Good Times Roll” car show will take place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia (one mile west of Owensville). The entry fee is $10 per car and includes a free T-shirt with every show car. A total [ Read More ]

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