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Milford celebrated Veterans Day

Hundreds of veterans were honored in each of Milford School District’s six elementary schools, junior high and high school on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The following photos are from Mulberry Elementary where more than 80 veterans were honored with a musical and video tributes from the children. The name of each veteran in attendance was announced [ Read More ]

Milford Historical Society to host Holiday Open House on Dec. 13

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) will host its Annual Holiday Open House at Promont on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, 1-4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Promont is located at 906 Main Street, Milford, Ohio 45150. Each year, the holiday elves at Promont create a special, magical wonderland within [ Read More ]

Brown announces passage of bill to protect infants from opioid exposure

On World Prematurity Day, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) applauded House passage of a bill he cosponsored to help prevent and treat prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). The bill passed unanimously in the Senate in October and will now head to the President’s desk for his signature. “Too many children are exposed [ Read More ]

Local graduates basic training

U.S. Army National Guard Pvt. Cameron A. Gregory has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and [ Read More ]

Patrol gives winter weather tips

The Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning drivers about the dangers of driving in winter weather and is offering some tips on what drivers should do in the event of a vehicle break down or a crash. During the winter of 2014-15, there were 24,747 crashes on snow, ice or slush [ Read More ]

Students honored at Batavia Rotary Meeting

Mark Knauer and Taryn Sanders were honored as the October Students of the Month at the Batavia Rotary Club. Both are gifted students who give back to their schools and communities while displaying the Rotary Motto “Service Above Self” in everything they do. Knauer is a senior at Batavia High School (BHS) where he has [ Read More ]

Amelia Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 13

The 35th Annual Amelia Christmas Parade is scheduled for Dec. 13, 2-4:40 p.m. following a route from the new Muenchens Furniture parking lot to the new Kroger at 125 and Amelia Olive Branch. We are very excited about the plans for the parade this year and believe it will be memorable for all involved! This [ Read More ]

Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than 22,000 deer harvested

Hunters checked 22,256 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 30, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s deer-gun season remains open through Sunday, Dec. 6. New this year, an additional two days (Monday, Dec. 28, and Tuesday, Dec. 29) have been added to increase the [ Read More ]

Economic development resources

The SBA and USDA Rural Development are reaching out to rural areas to help small businesses understand and find the resources they need to success in today’s economy by providing free information on where to go and locate those resources they need. December 7th 2015: Union Township Public Library, 27 Main Street, Ripley OH, 45167 [ Read More ]

The gift that keeps giving: Help a loved one live “Well Beyond 60!”

Do you have an older loved one who is difficult to buy for each holiday season because he or she doesn’t need or want anything in particular? The Ohio Department of Aging’s Golden Buckeye program encourages you to consider gift ideas that will help an older friend or relative pursue interests and make choices that [ Read More ]

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