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Great Oaks Police Academy honors its new graduates

The graduates wore uniforms instead of robes, some of them in the uniforms of their new employers. They were the 24 members of the Great Oaks Police Academy BAS 12-056. After months of physical training and class work and dozens of hours on the firing range and driving course, the 23 men and one woman [ Read More ]

Faith UMC Christmas Bazaar to be held Dec. 7

The Annual Christmas Bazaar at Faith United Methodist Church, 180 N. Fifth St., Batavia, will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Chicken and Sloppy Joe sandwiches will be served as well as vegetable soup, bean soup, salads, drinks and home-baked desserts. Craft items, original water color paintings, jewelry, Christmas Gifts and [ Read More ]

Spinnati services Sunday at New Richmond High School

Diana Spinnati will be remembered in a memorial service Sunday, Dec. 2 at the place she held dearest: New Richmond High School. Visitation for Ms. Spinnati, who died Nov. 23 at the age of 58 from pancreatic cancer, will be from 1-5 p.m. following by a memorial service at 5 p.m. in the New Richmond [ Read More ]

Halloween decorating contest winners announced

Amelia Village Halloween Decorating Contest winners are, from left, Eric Kuhl-1st place, Joe Williams-2nd place, and Megan Cox-3rd place.

Bethel High School students attend Romeo and Juliet

On Nov. 8, 120 ninth and tenth graders from Bethel-Tate High School attended a performance of Romeo and Juliet at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Traditionally, ninth graders read Romeo and Juliet aloud in class and watch the 1968 movie version starring Olivia Hussey.  The English teachers interpret the play as it’s being read in class [ Read More ]

Singer-songwriter signs music publishing contract in Nashville

Cora (nee Cory) Keller has signed a music-publishing contract with Next Century Music of Nashville, Tenn. Cora is a graduate of Batavia elementary and middle schools in the 1990s 2004 graduate of Ripley-Union-Huntington-Lewis High School where as a sophomore she performed the leading female role in the school musical. This cemented her desire to follow [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary recognizes Student of the Month

Allison Humbert of Clermont Northeastern High School has been honored as the November Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “Allison is a wonderful example of a student who strives to develop her talents and meet her strongest potential,” said John Eckert, CNE High School Principal. “She is a great student.” Humbert was [ Read More ]

League for Animal Welfare holiday party to be held

The League for Animal Welfare will be holding its annual Holiday Party from 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. This fund raising event will be held at The Oasis Conference Center at 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road Loveland, OH 45140 and will include a buffet dinner, silent auction, hand -made items for sale and live entertainment from Emerson [ Read More ]

Pucketts celebrate new arrival

Noah Kyle Puckett was born at 6:42 a.m. Oct. 7, 2012 to proud parents Adam and Becca Puckett. Noah was 9 lb. 10 oz. and 21 inches long. He was born at Anderson Mercy Hospital.

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students help break a world record

On Oct. 4, students from The Teacher Academy at Grant Career Center participated in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation. Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is an annual reading celebration that highlights the need for quality early education in America by mobilizing adults and children to set a record [ Read More ]

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