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Recipients of the 2015-2016 Educational Excellence Grant

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently at the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2015-2016 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees [ Read More ]

ODNR holding open forum at Hueston Woods

On Thursday, July 30, representatives of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host a public forum to gather feedback on the pilot program for no-wake operation on Acton Lake at Hueston Woods State Park. The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in the Delmingo Room of the Hueston Woods State Park Lodge, [ Read More ]

Spaulding Elementary students are building an outdoor classroom

Third grade students at Spaulding Elementary have been working hard throughout the year to complete a service learning project to benefit both the school and community. This year our students chose to raise funds to build an outdoor classroom at Stagge-Marr park. Throughout the course of the year students organized fundraisers to raise over $5,000! [ Read More ]

Promoting healthy learners ready for success

Child Focus Early Learning Programs has long recognized the vital role optimal health plays in overall development. Providing rich learning experiences designed to help children achieve mastery of developmental milestones is integrated in daily programming for children. Ongoing assessments allow monitoring of children’s progress and interventions when developmental concerns arise. When health issues go unidentified [ Read More ]

Mercy Hospitals Award college scholarships to 13 local students

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Mercy Health – Anderson and Clermont Hospitals have awarded college scholarships to 13 outstanding local students. This year, Anderson Hospital’s Physicians Charitable Foundation, which is made up of former chiefs of staff of the hospital, awarded $2,000 [ Read More ]

Area residents graduate from Wilmington College

Wilmington College conferred 303 graduating seniors with Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Masters in Education (MED) degrees at its 139th annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, some receiving special honor recognition, were from the college’s main campus, Cincinnati Branch in Blue Ash and the degree completion program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community [ Read More ]

SR 749 closure scheduled

State Route 749 will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work beginning Monday, July 20, 2015. The closure will be located on state Route 749 between U.S. 52 and state Route 132. Eastbound state Route 749 traffic will be detoured to south U.S. 52 to north state Route 132; westbound state Route 749 [ Read More ]

Library to host STEAM-powered Maker Festival

Experience an all-day STEAM-powered Maker Festival of fun, creation and artistry at the Union Township Branch Library. Enjoy a family-friendly event celebrating science, technology, education, arts, crafts, food, and more. Celebrate makers from the community. Enjoy hands-on and exciting demonstrations. Become empowered to create. • Dye yarn using Kool-Aid • Become a textile weaver and [ Read More ]

Visit the library at the fair

Fair food, livestock, cotton candy and lots more can be found at the annual Clermont County Fair – including the Clermont County Public Library. Visit the library’s booth in the commercial building Monday through Friday to learn more about services and programs. Pick up a free gift. Stop in and say hello. The Hands Up! [ Read More ]

Funding available to improve water quality

Funding will be available through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), providing $17.5 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help protect water quality in the western basin of Lake Erie. The five-year RCPP agreement was signed on Friday, May 1, and is now ready to assist farmers in installing a variety [ Read More ]


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