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Adams reelected to Ohio Farm Bureau State Board

Craig Adams of Leesburg has been re-elected to his third three-year term on the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Adams will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland counties. Adams, who farms along with his family, grows corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and straw. They [ Read More ]

Mercy Health announces that the Giving Store is open

Mercy Health, which provides quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its network of care, has announced that Mercy Health Foundation’s Giving Store is open this holiday season. The Mercy Health – Foundation Giving Store, available online at, provides you with a personal and meaningful way to give a gift in memory or [ Read More ]

Pierce Township appoints Wright as new fire chief

The Pierce Township Board of Trustees recently appointed Craig Wright as the Township’s new Fire Chief. Wright has been serving as Interim Chief since March 2013 when former Fire Chief Aaron Boggs resigned to accept a Clinical Paramedic position with Seadrill, an offshore deep-water drilling company.  Wright has been employed by Pierce Township since January [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Club honors two Students of the Month

Braedon Frisch and Jacob Bowman were honored as November Students of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Both students exude academic ambition and willingness to serve their communities, which fits the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self.” Frisch is a student at Batavia High School.  He carries a hybrid schedule of post-secondary enrollment options dual-credit [ Read More ]

CCDD receives honorable mention

When the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities volunteered to take on the role of managing a Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) whenever a disaster occurs in the county, they had no idea they would actually be activated. Staff from CCDD, as well as some of their community partners, had taken training to become a VRC [ Read More ]

Chatfield College signs agreement with the College of Mount St. Joseph

Chatfield College and the College of Mount St. Joseph recently signed an articulation agreement for Nursing. “This is a significant partnership for Chatfield,” said Alan Simmons, Dean.  “Students can enroll at Chatfield, obtain their two year degree, and then transfer to Mount St. Joseph for their remaining classes to acquire a Bachelor of Science degree [ Read More ]

Christmas pageant to be held at Loveland Presbyterian Church

Loveland Presbyterian Church will present it’s Christmas pageant at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. It will be a Youth Service with the sermon being the pageant titled “A Night In Bethlehem!” All are welcome there will be costumes available and at a point in the pageant invite all visiting children to put on an angel [ Read More ]

What do I do when my driver’s license is suspended

Q: Why might my Ohio driver’s license be suspended? A: Your Ohio driver’s license might be suspended for one of the reasons listed below. • A judge ordered the suspension as a penalty for an offense of which you were convicted. Many offenses require a suspension, such as drug offenses, OVI, hit-skip and/or “fleeing and [ Read More ]

Batavia business law class visits courtroom

Seniors from Batavia High School’s Legal Management and Support business program visited Clermont County Municipal Court Thursday, Nov. 14. They met with Judge Kevin Miles in his courtroom to discuss business law and the legal process. Judge Miles discussed tort and contract law because the students have learned about both topics in their business law [ Read More ]

Batavia BPA helps district win large grant

Batavia High School was awarded a $25,000 grant from State Farm Insurance for a successful Celebrate My Drive Campaign. Nationwide, 3,400 schools competed for one of ten $100,000 grants and ninety $25,000 grants.  State Farm agent Alison Taylor presented the check to Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter officers during an assembly on Nov. 22. [ Read More ]

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