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Men build accessible amenities for camps

On Sunday, July 26, to Thursday, July 30, a team of 19 fraternity men will be in Batavia at Camp Allyn as a part of a service-learning construction event. This team is participating in The Ability Experience’s Build America, a summer long event traveling the country to build accessible camp structures like nature trails, ramps, [ Read More ]

Goshen student wins national speech contest

A special congratulations to Goshen High School Junior Arleigh Smith for winning the title of National Champion in the 14-15 age group of God, Flag and Country. Arleigh had the honor of receiving Scholarships at the State and National competitions as well as cash prizes. Since 1967, the God, Flag & Country Oratory Program has [ Read More ]

Willowville fifth grade students attend space camp in Alabama

Willowville Elementary fifth grade teacher Jen Hickey, and Merwin Elementary fifth grade teacher Amy Bradburn accompanied fifth grade Willowville and Merwin students to Space Camp last month. Hickey has been taking fifth grade students to the Huntsville, Alabama institution for the past 10 years. Willowville Principal Michelle Kennedy, said “students learn a lot and really [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Class of 2015 participates in senior recognition and awards ceremony

Grant Career Center proudly recognizes the 143 seniors who completed their career training requirements and earned their career and technical certificates from the Career Center. The students received their diplomas from their home high schools of Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, or Williamsburg. The Senior Recognition and Awards Ceremony was held at Bethel-Tate High School on [ Read More ]

Fundraiser planned to support Yellow Ribbon Support Center

The White Oak Marina is hosting a fundraising event August 15, 2015, noon to 6 p.m. to support the Yellow Ribbon Support Center, which sends care packages to men and women serving in harm’s way. The event, which will be held at the Marina located at 3068 U.S. Highway 52 in Higginsport, features a poker [ Read More ]

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 63 announces news

Members of Disabled American Veterans Clermont Co. Chapter #63 attended the Department of Ohio 94th annual state convention in Dublin, Ohio. Our chapter commander John Plahovinsak was elected to the Department of Ohio Executive Committee for the year 2015-2016. A member of Hamilton Chapter #15 from our area was elected to the Office of State [ Read More ]

Korean War Armistice Day Commemoration to include tours of the park and stories of Korea

The Korean War Veterans United will be hosting its annual Korean War Armistice Day commemoration on Sunday, July 26, 2015. The event will be held at Miami Township’s Spirit of 76 park from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Korean War was fought from June, 1950, until July 27, 1953. More than 36,000 Americans were [ Read More ]

Recipients of the 2015-2016 Educational Excellence Grant

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently at the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2015-2016 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees [ Read More ]

ODNR holding open forum at Hueston Woods

On Thursday, July 30, representatives of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host a public forum to gather feedback on the pilot program for no-wake operation on Acton Lake at Hueston Woods State Park. The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in the Delmingo Room of the Hueston Woods State Park Lodge, [ Read More ]

Spaulding Elementary students are building an outdoor classroom

Third grade students at Spaulding Elementary have been working hard throughout the year to complete a service learning project to benefit both the school and community. This year our students chose to raise funds to build an outdoor classroom at Stagge-Marr park. Throughout the course of the year students organized fundraisers to raise over $5,000! [ Read More ]

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