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Local Girl Scouts to hold cookie drive-through

Soon you will see girl scouts delivering cookies, selling cookies at stores and in your neighborhoods. However, troop 41282 and troop 48377 will be doing something a little different this year. They will be holding a cookie drive thru. Their cookie drive-thru will take place at the empty lot on Plane Street in Bethel, next [ Read More ]

Coniglio graduates basic training at Lackland AFB

Air Force Airman Dakota C. Coniglio has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The Airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force Core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills where he earned a Marksman Ribbon. Airmen who [ Read More ]

School collects 904 items for local food pantry

New Richmond’s Locust Corner Elementary collected 904 items for the New Richmond Food Pantry during its participation in the SOUPer Bowl of Caring during the week of Jan. 31 – Feb. 4. SOUPer Bowl of Caring began with a simple prayer from a single youth group 20 years ago. Since that day, more than $71 [ Read More ]

Valentine’s Day dance held

The Clermont Nursing and Convalescent Center held a Valentine’s Day dance for their residents Friday, Feb. 11. Activities director Sandra Mills said the residents sang songs, listen to music, and danced. The home crowned a King and Queen for each of the four wings. The King and Queen in the front row are Valerye and [ Read More ]

Mattes makes first solo flight at Clermont County Airport

Steve Mattes soloed in a single-engine aircraft on Jan. 3. This was Steve’s first flight as a student pilot without his instructor in the aircraft. Mattes is enrolled in the Aviation Technology: Professional Pilot Program at the University of Cincinnati. The laboratory portion of the Professional Pilot Program is taught at the Clermont County Airport. [ Read More ]

Members of local JROTC programs attend Governor Kasich’s swearing-in

Several current or former Ohio governors, a U.S. Senator, an Ohio Supreme Court Justice, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and 2,700 dignitaries gathered to watch Live Oaks JROTC cadets Amber Hambrick and Brittani Harned join members of the Ohio National Guard color guard as they presented the flag at the Ohio Theatre [ Read More ]

Troubadours DVDs are on sale

New Richmond High School’s Troubadours are selling professionally mastered music video DVDs of their 2010 Holiday Concert to help finance the group’s trip to the Heritage Music Festival in Annapolis, Md. March 31-April 3. The Troubadours are about $4,000 short of the $79,000 needed to finance the trip for the 118-member group to the Heritage [ Read More ]

4-H program promotes developmental assets

Open house to be held Feb. 19 at fairgrounds The 4-H Youth Development Program, like most other youth organizations, are aligned with the building blocks, or assets, that the Search Institute has identified as important in the growth and development of young people. For instance, there are nearly 280 adult volunteers, who serve as 4-H [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center recognizes its second quarter top performers

Grant Career Center recently held the Second Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the second quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the second quarter. Instructors select Top Performers each quarter by using [ Read More ]

Batavia teacher achieves national board certification

Teacher effectiveness has become one of the most critical issues facing America’s schools today. Teaching excellence in the Batavia Local School District has taken a step forward following the announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that Melissa Copestick, a language arts teacher at Batavia Middle School has achieved National Board Certification [ Read More ]


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