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Bill and Marilyn Nies to celebrate 50 years of marriage

Bill and Marilyn Nies will soon be celebrating their golden anniversary. The young lovers married on April 11, 1964 in Greensburg, Indiana at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. They live on a small farm outside of Owensville and enjoy gardening, tinkering in the garage, and playing on their iPads. They often travel to Arizona to visit [ Read More ]

Promont Museum to host special Mother’s Day tea

Reservations are now being taken for a Mother’s Day Tea at Promont on Saturday, May 10 beginning at 12:30PM. In addition to a wonderful tea featuring traditional tea treats, you will have an opportunity to tour the beautiful Promont. Cost for tea and tour is just $25 payable in advance. Call Promont at (513) 248-0324 to [ Read More ]

Quilt show deadline changed

Chatfield College has announced that the deadline to submit quilts for display or to reserve a craft booth in the 2014 Chatfield College Quilt and Craft Show has been extended to Friday, April 11. This year’s show will be held from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the St. Martin campus in [ Read More ]

Fundraiser for Voshell to be held April 13

A fundraising event for Trace Voshell, who is currently battling cancer, will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at the Owensville United Methodist Church. The event will include a spaghetti dinner, raffle, and silent auction. Voshell is the son of Paul and Rhonda Voshell, brother to Hunter Voshell, and fiance to [ Read More ]

Local quilter exhibiting in competition

A Batavia area quilter has been selected as a semi-finalist for the 2014 AQS QuiltWeek April 23-26 at the Paducah Expo Center in Paducah, Ky. Robbie Porter has been chosen to display the quilt, Katie and the Coneflower, along with 405 others in the annual contest, now in its 30th year. Three quilting authorities will [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center SkillsUSA chapter members bring back medals

Students from the Grant Career Center Chapter of SkillsUSA brought back seven state-qualifying medals from the South Central Regional Skill Championships held in early March at the Scioto County Career Technical Center, Columbus State Community College, and the Columbus Sheet Metal Workers Local #24 Apprenticeship Training Hall. Bringing back a first place gold medal for [ Read More ]

Tour of Union Cemetery to be held

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society will conduct a tour of historic Union Cemetery at Branch-Hill Guinea Pike and Weber Road in Miami Township. The tour will be from 6 – 7 p.m. Monday, April 28. The cost is $5 per person and registration is required. Contact the Miami Township Recreation Department at (513) 248-3727 [ Read More ]

Easter services to be held

Taylor’s Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 2460 Greenbush West Road in Williamsburg, will hold “The Way of the Cross” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 18. In this Easter service, experience the events of Good Friday that led to the crucifixion of Jesus. Sunrise Service Easter Sunday at 7:30 a.m. April 20. Breakfast will be [ Read More ]

The Boar’s Head is the place to stop when you travel to East Fork State Park

The Boar’s Head Bait and Carry Out has been in business for nearly two decades. The store is located at 2818 Old State Route 32 between Williamsburg and Batavia, a mere 300 yards from the north entrance to East Fork State Park. Even after being in business nearly 20 years, owner Mike Arnold still opens [ Read More ]

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and law enforcement will be cracking down on motorists who text while driving from April 10-15. This effort is part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. high-visibility enforcement campaign that combines periods of intense enforcement of anti-texting laws with advertising and media outreach to let [ Read More ]

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