October 28 was a night of great entertainment and fun as the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) celebrated its annual Good Fortune Recognition Dinner at Receptions Eastgate. The event is held each year to recognize the accomplishments of those who give back to the CCDD program. This includes providers, self-advocates, friends, advocates, volunteers, [ Read More ]
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today encouraged consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season. “Understanding your rights as a consumer can help you avoid scams and make the most of holiday shopping,” Attorney General DeWine said. “We want to help consumers identify potential problems, and we encourage [ Read More ]
On Thursday evening, Dec. 10, 2015, Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting. During the meeting attendees will plan for the “Buy Local Foods” seminar on Jan. 31 and hear a report on the Blue Ribbon Panel Discussion of the Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment. The meetings are [ Read More ]
The Williamsburg Board of Education recognized fifth-grader Bryce Lillie during the Moment of Excellence on Nov. 16. From left, Board member Jeff Cummins, Bryce Lillie and Board members Beth McManus, Greg Wells and Brent Keeton.
By: Charlena Spaulding, Reporter On the week of Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 36 Felicity-Franklin FFA members traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the National FFA Convention and Expo. During the week, Felicity FFA competed in the Models of Excellence competition for the second year in a row. Presenters Emily Woodall and Erin Jennings competed against ten [ Read More ]
On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Williamsburg Garden Club will sponsor a Christmas Home Tour from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at five locations in and near the Community. The tour will include four decorated homes and the Williamsburg First Presbyterian Church. Featured will be a home built in 2004 having many different collections including numerous [ Read More ]
The Cincinnati Horticultural Society has released the theme and some special event highlights for next year’s Cincinnati Flower Show, taking place from April 13-17, 2016. The 2016 show themed, “An International Adventure,” will return to Yeatman’s Cove on the banks of the Ohio River in Downtown Cincinnati next April. The show will feature several new [ Read More ]
Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA) students from the area attended the school’s Fall Fun and Food Drive event on Nov. 10 in Milford. OHVA is a statewide online public community school. Students worked on an art project about gratitude, and families donated non-perishable food items that will go to the Holy Trinity Parish Ministry food pantry.
In time to join the conversation around the movie Suffragette, and in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the formation of the Office of Women’s Studies at the Ohio State University, the award-winning film, Oh Dear: A History of Woman Suffrage in Ohio is available for digital download. (https://vimeo.com/ondemand/ohdear) In 1975, just after Ohio State [ Read More ]
The lights and sights of the holiday season make everything merry and bright. To help customers plan and manage their displays, Duke Energy offers a holiday lighting energy calculator that estimates holiday lighting costs: www.duke-energy.com/lightscalculator. “An easy way to save money during the holidays is to estimate your energy costs before decorating to incorporate budget-friendly lighting [ Read More ]