Community Archive

Students awarded educational grants

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently in the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2013 – 2014 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Municipal Court Probation Department has earned Clifford Skeen award

The Clermont County Municipal Court Adult Probation Department was presented with the 2013 Clifford Skeen Award for excellence in community correction programing Thursday, Oct. 10. The award was accepted by Clermont County Judge Kevin Miles during The Ohio Justice Alliance for Community Correction’s 27th Annual Conference, in Columbus, Ohio. The conference theme this year was [ Read More ]

Batavia Bulldogs buckle up with Safe Communities

Clermont County Safe Communities, operated by Ohio State University Extension Clermont County, hosted a seat belt check Oct. 22 at Batavia High School. With the assistance of Lieutenant Wayne Price of the Clermont County Ohio State Highway Patrol, Clermont County 4-H CARTEENS and Batavia High School’s Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) chapter, Safe Communities staff [ Read More ]

Order of the Purple Heart meets in Clermont

The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 156 is offering free life memberships. The Chapter meets every third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Union Township Civic Center building located at 4350 Aicholtz Rd., Eastgate. Chapter 156 has members from WW 2, Korea. Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our Chapter [ Read More ]

Sheriff’s Office holds senior citizens’ event

Sheriff Rodenberg and his staff Recently hosted a senior citizen appreciation lunch at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. This event has been held annually by the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office as a way of thanking and recognizing area seniors for their citizenship and service to the community. This year’s event was attended by 150 seniors and [ Read More ]

FCS Teen Board kicks off new term

The Family and Consumer Science Teen Board met Oct. 3 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds to elect officers and plan activities for 2014. The FCS Teen Board officers for 2013-2014 are President Anna Francis, Vice President Layla Novak, Treasurer Sarah Francis, Recording Secretary Haley Dennison, Corresponding Secretary Lauren Pride, 4-H Committee Representative Kate Novak, and [ Read More ]

Students lead Batavia board in pledge

Batavia Elementary School “Word of the Month” winners led the board of education members in the Pledge of Allegiance Oct. 21. Front row from left are Jenna Mullis, Kylee Rose, Jordan McGeorge, and Scott Runck; back row, Michael Enriquez, Mark Ewing and Chris Huser.

Grant Career Center students visit Pumpkin Run Nationals

On a beautiful fall Friday, the Auto Collision and Automotive Service Technology programs departed for the Clermont County Fairgrounds for the Annual Pumpkin Run Nationals Car Show. Students enjoyed close to 2,500 entries of antique cars and checked under the hoods as well as the restoration jobs completed on many of the older model cars. [ Read More ]

Batavia High School students celebrate My Drive Campaign

Getting a driver’s license is one of the greatest joys in a person’s life, but the first year behind the wheel can be one of the most dangerous. Batavia High School students will be reminding all drivers to keep “2 Hands on the Road and 2 Eyes on the Wheel.” Students will be celebrating the [ Read More ]

Historic site, home tours to be offered by the Greater Milford Historical Society

Greater Milford Area Historical Society Historic Sites/Homes Tour will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. Sites will include the Arrowhead Farm (John H. Gatch property), Delling House (128 Cleveland), Haywood Gatch House (431 Garfield Ave.) Odd Fellows Hall (202 Main St.), Milford Public Library at 19 Water Street and SEM Villa [ Read More ]

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