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Wineries to celebrate Memorial Day weekend

Four southern Ohio wineries will be open on May 28 and May 30 to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in the Ohio River Valley. Kinkead Ridge, Ripley (www.kinkeadridge.com) will be re-opening for the season to release four 2010 white wines, Viognier/Roussanne, Riesling, white Revelation and Traminette. A limited amount of the Gold Medal Cabernet Sauvignon will [ Read More ]

Malotts celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Richard and Margaret Malott, Mt. Orab, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 13, 2011. Peg and Dick are the parents of Chris Malott, Bethel and Tim (Becky) Malott, Mt. Orab and the grandparents of Ryan Malott, Bethel and Emily Malott, Mt. Orab. A celebration party in Peg and Dick’s honor will be [ Read More ]

Walker honored as Distinguished Alumnus

UC Clermont College recently honored Warren Walker as the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus at the Annual Scholarship Luncheon. The luncheon is held annually to recognize scholarship recipients, donors and a special alum. The award is bestowed upon an individual who has distinguished themselves through significant professional accomplishment, made contributions to their community and attended UC Clermont [ Read More ]

Wallace is Hoch Award for Excellence Winner

UC Clermont’s Barbara Wallace was named the 2011 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service by Ohio Campus Compact, a non-profit membership organization of 47 Ohio colleges and universities with strong community service, service-learning, and civic engagement programs on their campuses. Wallace is the Director of the College Success and Service Learning programs at [ Read More ]

Ruff ‘N Stuff 4-H Club members volunteer at Matthew 25 Ministries

On Saturday March 19, 2011 members of Ruff ‘N Stuff 4-H group spent the morning at Matthew 25: Ministries on Kenwood Road in Blue Ash. Matthew 25: Ministries is an international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization that operates by rescuing and reusing products from major corporations, manufacturers, hospitals, and individuals. With the help of [ Read More ]

Clermont quilt features the artwork of child abuse victims

The Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services’ Children’s Protective Services division has presented the Board of Clermont County Commissioners with a quilt that features the artwork of abused and neglected children from across the county. “Two of the children whose artwork is featured are brothers, who were neglected, watched their parents abuse drugs, [ Read More ]

Harris, Diskete married at the Buford Church of Christ

Joel Harris and Cindy Diskete were united in marriage March 12, 2011. The ceremony took place at Buford Church of Christ with Reverend Stoney Hamilton officiating. Mrs. Harris is the daughter of Rudy and Gayle Diskete of Buford and is currently employed as a sales associate by Fred Meyer Jewelers in Mt.Orab. Mr. Harris is [ Read More ]

Merwin puts on school play

The Merwin Elementary School second grade musical production of “America: A Star Spangled Production,” was held at the Amelia High School Performing Arts Center Thursday March 17. Above, Connor Adams reads an excerpt from the Declaration of Independance as Thomas Jefferson.

Batavia Elementary holds Spring Scholastic Book Fair

Batavia Elementary held its Spring Scholastic Book Fair, March 14-18, with a Family Night Wednesday, March 16. “Come to the Carnival,” was the theme of the fair. The Elementary staff and students thanked the PTO for hosting the event.

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes Hacker as its Student of the Month

One high school student from Clermont Northeastern High School is honored at the first Batavia Rotary Club meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Jacob Hacker was honored as the club’s Clermont Northeastern High School “Student of [ Read More ]


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