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Wahl named Batavia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Rachel Wahl of Batavia High School has been honored as the April Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “Rachel is one of the busiest students at Batavia High School,” said Felicia Grooms, BHS Guidance Counselor. “She exemplifies leadership, work ethic, and community involvement.” Wahl is ranked in the top five percent of [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin schools go mobile with a new app

The Felicity-Franklin School District has created a mobile app for each of their buildings. The app is available at or your Apple or Android App Store and is a free service from 806 Technologies that helps districts create mobile apps for their schools. “Keeping parents connected and informed is important to us,” said Glenn [ Read More ]

CASA for Clermont Kids! Spring Gala was a success

Batavia- CASA for Clermont Kids! held its annual Spring Gala on Friday April 26, at Receptions in Eastgate. Nearly $70,000 was raised to provide advocates for the abused and neglected children of Clermont County. This year the Emcee of the event was Brendan Keffe, WCPO Channel 9 Investigative Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist. The featured guest [ Read More ]

Seibert is Batavia Rotary Student of the Month

Tess Siebert of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as the April Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Her academic record, school participation, and service to the community were taken into consideration in choosing her for this award. “Tess is a student who is very active in class,” said John Eckert, CNE [ Read More ]

Mother-daughter fundraiser for Sauls Homeless Shelter being held May 5

Main Street Salon, Batavia, has invited the public to a mother and daughter fund-raiser Sunday, May 5. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, May 5. All proceeds will go to purchasing mattresses for the James E. Sauls Homeless Shelter. The shelter has 35 beds and is in desperate need [ Read More ]

OSU Extension Clermont hosted perennial school

The Ohio State University Extension Clermont County hosted the 19th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School April 11 at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall. The event, attended by 122 guests, centered on five educational presentations with a tradeshow featuring regional vendors and gardening organizations. This year’s topics included “Culinary Bible Herbs” with Rita Heikenfeld, Cooking [ Read More ]

New Richmond prepares for the Common Core

The New Richmond Board of Education has been presented with a K-12 English Language Arts course of study for the 2013-14 school year that completes a two-year project by the district to meet the new Common Core State Standards in math, reading and writing recently adopted by the State of Ohio. The school board is [ Read More ]

New CCDD PRIME curriculum offers employment exploration

Like most adults, Marty Rains is interested in getting a job. What type of job? He’s not sure. What kind of skills does he need to be successful? He’s not sure about that, either. That is why he participated in PRIME training at the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD), and loved every minute [ Read More ]

Maysville’s 19th annual antique and craft expo scheduled for April 27 and 28

Members of the Washington Lions Club have been busy since December preparing for their 19th annual antique and craft expo to be held at the King Burley Warehouse Center on April 27 and 28. More than 130 vendors from six states will be exhibiting their wares in large, 15 x 25 feet spaces inside the [ Read More ]

Live Oaks/Milford JROTC sweeps drill competition

The Live Oaks/Milford JROTC Color Guard and Drill Teams won all four first place trophies awarded at the 4th annual Western Brown JROTC Color Guard and Drill Team Meet held on the Western Brown campus in Mt. Orab April 6. In the competition, each unit commander had to memorize between 40 and 50 commands and [ Read More ]

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