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Students earn scholarships

The following student(s) from the area have earned an academic scholarship at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. These scholarships at Muskingum University recognize academic achievement by new and returning students to support their current and future educational goals. Muskingum is a four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA) and offers a [ Read More ]

Union Twp Police receive traffic safety grant for $46,301

The Ohio Department of Public Safety for Traffic Safety has awarded the Union Township Police Department a grant in the amount of $46,301. This grant, consisting of the Impaired Driving Enforcement and the Selective Traffic Enforcement programs, will begin Oct. 1 and run through September, 2016. The grant will fund officers to work selective traffic [ Read More ]

Website gives Ohio voters access to judicial candidate information

The Nov. 3 election is less than a month away, and Ohio voters in 29 counties will decide 56 municipal court judicial races. Voters can get to know their judicial candidates through the nonpartisan website JudicialVotesCount.org. The website lists all the judicial races and includes biographical information for the candidates, who have also been asked [ Read More ]

Treasurer Josh Mandel announces launch of Clermont County Checkbooks as first wave of local government and school district sites go live online

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel stood today with leaders representing Ohio cities, schools, townships and other entities and announced the launch of 114 local government spending sites on OhioCheckbook.com. Last year, Treasurer Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending [ Read More ]

Auditor announces awards

Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the following entities received the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports: City of Chardon (Geauga County) City of Huber Heights (Montgomery County) City of Mount Healthy (Hamilton County) City of Union (Montgomery County) Clermont County General Health District Fulton County Toledo-Lucas County [ Read More ]

Nature Center honors conservation advocates

Cincinnati Nature Center recently honored community activists Louise and Joseph Head and Debbie and Richard Oliver of Indian Hill, at its recent Wood Thrush Conservation Awards dinner, held Sept. 29 in the historic Krippendorf Lodge at Rowe Woods in Milford. Both couples have been involved with the Nature Center for several decades and are ardent [ Read More ]

Batavia will equip officers with standard pistols

The Batavia Village Police Department is equipping its offices with standard issue sidearms. Chief Michael Gardner said having all officers equipped with the same firearms improves effectiveness and safety. “It’s something the department had years ago, and it’s something we should be doing now,” Gardner told then Village Council at its September meeting. He said [ Read More ]

Fall Family Heritage festival

The Brown County Genealogy Society members are busy preparing for their Fall Family Heritage Festival. They are celebrating their 29th Anniversary. They would like to invite the community to join them for the day. They will meet at the Georgetown Methodist Church. Guest speakers this year are Betty Crum who will speak on “Inferential Genealogy, [ Read More ]

Last Forget-Me-Not Poppy drive Oct. 1st

Chapter #63 (Clermont County) of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be conducting their last 2015 Forget-Me-Not Poppy Drive on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at the Kroger Store, located at 4530 Eastgate Boulevard, in Union Township. The Drive will last from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday. Don Sheppard, the Chapter’s Deputy Veteran Service [ Read More ]

Vietnam Veterans hosts Hepatitis C meeting

Vietnam Veterans Clermont County Chapter 649, Veterans Health Council of The Vietnam Veterans of America will be co-hosting a Hepatitis C Awareness and Education event on Oct. 8 at The Holiday Inn Eastgate. Doors open at 6 p.m. for registration and light food will be served at 6:45 p.m. This meeting will be combined with [ Read More ]


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