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Aviation Post awarded drone kit

Aviation Exploring Post 78, based at the Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport in Batavia, is the recent recipient of a quadcopter kit, received through a grant from Motorola Solutions Foundation for Public Safety. Post 78 was selected from a group of Exploring Posts from across the country to receive this donation. Through the building and flying of [ Read More ]

CCPH offers smoking cessation classes

Clermont County Public Health is now offering smoking cessation classes to Clermont County residents. The classes will be led by a public health nurse and certified tobacco cessation specialist, and take place at the Nursing Division of Clermont County Public Health, located at 2400 Clermont Center Drive in Batavia. As a result of the Community [ Read More ]

Wenstrup Calls for Whistleblower Protections

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), who represents Cincinnati and serves on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, called on the Department Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to guarantee safeguards for recent whistleblowers who came forward from the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Wenstrup, who had met previously with some of the whistleblowers to help address their concerns [ Read More ]

ODNR Awards Grants for Geologic Research in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is announcing that two Ohio graduate school students have been awarded grants from the ODNR Division of Geological Survey’s Ohio Geology License Plate Fund to support their geologic research. Dreadnaught Stubbs, a first-year master’s student at Ohio University, and Allison Young, a second-year Ph.D. student at the University [ Read More ]

Something for everyone at “Cabin Fever”

Folks interested in creative arts and crafts should mark their calendars for Saturday, March 19th, 2016. On that day, the Appalachian Artisans Guild will present its 13th annual “Cabin Fever Arts Festival” in the Patriot Center on the Hillsboro campus of Southern State Community College. Admission is free and open to the public, and doors [ Read More ]

Historical Society holds meeting

By Linda Poe On February 20, 2016 the Franklin Township Historical Society held its first meeting in the Franklin Township building. Felicity community calendar of events is now available at Felicity’s IGA and Library. An update was given on the old housing project discussion of the house on Smith Landing. An update was given on [ Read More ]

Freedom Center announces art contest

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they are now accepting entries for the 2016 Picture Freedom Art Contest—a nationwide student art competition challenging students to create works of art capturing America’s struggle for inclusive freedom and equality. The Picture Freedom Art Contest is sponsored by Toyota and was developed in 2015 by [ Read More ]

Nicholas Marsh obtains his Instrument Rating

Nicholas “Nick” Marsh earned his Instrument Rating on his pilot certificate February 4, 2016. With his Instrument Rating, Nick is now approved by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly aircraft solely by reference to instruments. Nick, a resident of Batavia Twp., is enrolled in the Aviation Technology Program at the University of Cincinnati – Clermont [ Read More ]

Dinner theater to be held on March 18 and 19

The Christian Missionary Fellowship, in association with the Gaslight Theater Players, present “How I Met Your Mummy” Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19th at the Sardinia Church of Christ, 7130 Bachman Rd; Sardinia, OH 45171. In this hysterically witty, spine-tingling farce, the O. Howe Dulle Museum is about to unveil their latest find — [ Read More ]

Chamber announces Salute to Leaders honorees

The Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced the 2016 Salute to Leaders honorees. These individuals and groups are being honored for their contributions to the Clermont County community in various fields. They will be honored on Wednesday, March 23 at a dinner and awards ceremony at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. Tickets are [ Read More ]

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