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Iraq veterans have until Dec. 31 to apply for the Ohio Veterans Bonus

Ohio veterans who served in Iraq now have less than a month to meet the Dec. 31, 2014 deadline to apply for the Ohio Veterans Bonus. The deadline applies to Ohio-resident veterans and Ohio residents currently in the active duty military who served in the country of Iraq from March 19, 2003 through Dec. 31, [ Read More ]

Batavia Students sing at Tree Lighting Ceremony

Batavia Elementary School Choir members sung Christmas carols during Batavia Township’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the community center Dec. 1. Music teacher Karen Allen led the choir. The event also included a visit from Santa and refreshments.

Catholic Rural Life Conference Dec. 11

On Thursday evening, December 11, 2014, the Catholic Rural Life Conference of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting. On the agenda are planning for the “Buy Local Foods” Seminar on January 25 and other future interests. The meetings are open to anyone who shares our goals of bringing a Christian perspective to [ Read More ]

Students of the Month chosen by Batavia Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Batavia honored Luke Hacker and Shelby Hoeppner as Students of the Month at their October 7 meeting. Both students displayed commendable academic ambitions and service to their community which aligns with the Rotary motto “Service Above Self.” Hacker is a senior at Batavia High School (BHS). He was on the honor [ Read More ]

Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys presents awards to outstanding attorneys

The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) during its Annual Meeting on November 13 in Columbus, presented awards to recognize attorneys for their service to OACTA, the profession and the community. The Excellence in Advocacy Award was presented to James R. Gallagher, Gallagher, Gams, Pryor, Tallan & Littrell LLP, Columbus, Ohio. The Distinguished Contributions [ Read More ]

‘Choose Your Charity’ event to be held Dec. 13th

In Clermont County the needs of the jobless, the homeless, our veterans and children in protective services, (and our homeless pets too!) continue to grow, especially as budgets and services continue to be cut. Those of us who are more fortunate can help our fellow residents in their time of need. The Clermont County Democratic [ Read More ]

Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra turns 17

Did you know that Clermont County has a philharmonic orchestra? Did you know that this fine orchestra has been performing throughout Clermont County for the past 17 years? October marked the 17th anniversary of the establishment of the Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra. The CPO played its first concert October 2nd of 1997 at the Oasis Conference [ Read More ]

Amelia Christmas parade scheduled for Dec. 7

The 34th Annual Amelia Christmas Parade is scheduled for Sunday December 7th at 2pm. The route will proceed from the vacant Kroger parking lot at 125 and 132 (1783 East Ohio Pike Amelia, Ohio 45102) to the new Kroger Marketplace (262 West Main Street Amelia, Ohio 45102). That is a change from years past, traveling [ Read More ]

Free smoking cessation education classes for smokers at Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites smokers and their families to register for a free series of smoking cessation education classes starting in Clermont in December. The class size is limited to 15 for comfortable group interaction and discussion. Groups discuss any changes [ Read More ]

Highway Patrol reminds motorists that safety belts can save lives

There is no disputing that wearing a safety belt can save your life. That is why the Ohio State Highway Patrol is encouraging all motorists to buckle-up this upcoming holiday season and continue to do so throughout the new year. From 2011-2013 1,160 people were killed in crashes who were not wearing an available safety [ Read More ]

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