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Green Rush Bus Tour stops in Batavia

The Green Rush Bus Tour stopped in Batavia earlier this fall to talk about the state’s future marijuana industry and raise awareness about Issue 3, the November ballot issue to legalize medical marijuana and marijuana for personal use by adults 21 years of age and older. “It was great to be in Clermont County. The [ Read More ]

New writing contest offers cash prizes to talented local writers

The Books by the Banks Book Festival announces the inaugural Books by the Banks Writing Contest. The purpose of the contest is to recognize superlative writing talent and to promote literacy education throughout the region. Generously underwritten by The McLane Foundation, The Books by the Banks Writing Contest offers twelve cash prizes totaling $4,900 for [ Read More ]

Seeking the Scariest Stories for 2015 Contest

The Brown County Writers Group and the Mt. Orab Branch of The Brown County Public Library are happy to announce a call for submissions for the 2015 Scary Story Contest. All ages are welcome and the contest is free to all residents of Southwest Ohio. Send your scary short story to the Mt. Orab Branch [ Read More ]

Affordable health screenings coming to VFW Post 3954

Residents living in and around the Batavia, Ohio can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. VFW Post 3954 will host this community event on 9/19/2015. The site is located at 4070 Greenbriar Rd in Batavia. Screenings can check for: The [ Read More ]

Rondall Porter and Deloris Lanter wed

Rondall Porter of Williamsburg, Ohio, and Deloris Lanter (née Rudisill) of Mt. Orab, Ohio, were united in marriage Saturday, September 5, 2015, at Flatwoods, West Virginia. The bride was given in marriage by her son, Scott Lanter, and daughter, Tammi Shiveley. Serving as the groom’s best man was his son, Dan Porter. Tammi Shiveley was [ Read More ]

BGSU announces summer Dean’s List

Bowling Green State University has announced the undergraduate students who have been named to the summer semester Dean’s List for achieving grade point averages of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale. A list of the honorees can be downloaded beginning on Aug. 21. To be chosen for the Dean’s List, undergraduate students must carry [ Read More ]

Williamsburg native graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Cody A. Gorski graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [ Read More ]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September, receive 10 free trees

Everyone from Ohio who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees, which benefits the environment and improves quality of life. With nearly 1 million members and supporters, the Arbor Day Foundation [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary offers networking night

The next Rotary Networking Night will take place on Tuesday, September 29, at the Holiday Inn and Suites, Eastgate. This event is sponsored by the Batavia Rotary Club and gives the community an opportunity to learn about Rotary’s motto “Service Above Self” and how to become involved with service projects in Clermont County. Club members [ Read More ]

Drop old prescriptions off during Drug Take-Back Day

Clermont County residents are encouraged to drop off their old or expired prescriptions during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. Dropoff sites include: Amelia Police Department, 44 W. Main St.; Clermont Sheriff at Central Joint Fire/EMS, 2401 Old S.R. 32; Clermont Sheriff at Clermont Northeastern Schools, 5327 Hutchinson Road; [ Read More ]

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