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Rep. Wenstrup named to VA conference committee

As the House and Senate seek to reconcile differences in proposed reforms to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Congressman Brad Wenstrup was selected with 13 other House members to represent the House of Representatives in these talks. Wenstrup, a veteran of the Iraq war and physician, has actively pressed VA officials during his first 18 [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA members attend Leadership Conference

Six members of the Felicity FFA traveled to Washington DC June 10-15 for The National FFA leadership conference. This was a week long conference about leadership and making a difference in their own community. Each student created a living to serve plan with a goal of implementing a project to help their community. Participants also [ Read More ]

Loveland American Legion Post hosts CCDD picnic

The Loveland American Legion just doesn’t seem the same without the smiling faces of Bill and Carol Kern. Both have passed away, but their memory is alive and well as far as the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) is concerned. The second annual “CCDD All American Picnic” was recently held and was full [ Read More ]

New Richmond graduate honored for perfect attendance

When it came to school closings or two-hour delays, 2014 New Richmond High School graduate Ashlee Lewis never trusted the information that scrolled across the bottom of her television screen. “I remember checking two or three times just to make sure it was true,” said Lewis, who was honored at New Richmond’s 2014 commencement for [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA officers serve at the Ronald McDonald House

On June 4, the 2014-2015 Felicity FFA officer team went to the Ronald McDonald house to serve lunch to all families who live there and volunteers who work there. We grilled hot dogs and hamburgers and cooked French fries and baked beans, as well as serving assorted fruits and vegetables. The officers met some of [ Read More ]

New Richmond approves safety officer position

The Village of New Richmond Council has approved the position of “Public Safety Officer” and described it as a pilot program for the Village in the council meeting held on April 8, 2014. The position is a collaborative effort between Police Chief Randy Harvey and the Fire/EMS Chief Vince Bee. Officer Donnie Haun was assigned [ Read More ]

Senior recognition and awards ceremony held at career center

Grant Career Center has proudly recognized the 127 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 the Bethel-Tate High [ Read More ]

Milford Police Department has new special event vehicles

The Milford Police Department has two new vehicles for special events and functions. Both vehicles, a Ford Mustang and a light duty utility vehicle, were acquired without spending any tax dollars. The Mustang was seized from a felony drug OVI case and will serve as a crime prevention/DARE vehicle. Officer Kevin Heller spearheaded the project [ Read More ]

County Fair to be held July 20 – 26

Throughout Clermont County in the summertime, many churches, towns, villages and other organizations put on some wonderful events and festivals, but none can rival the scope and magnitude of the Clermont County Fair. Each year toward the end of July, an entire week is devoted to not only highlighting agriculture in Clermont County, but also [ Read More ]

Early bird tickets on sale now

Patrons can purchase tickets for Batavia Theatre Project’s production of “Our Town” online now for a 15 percent discount. The play will open Friday, August 8, with subsequent performances on August 9, 10, 14, 15, and 21 through 24. “With ‘Our Town’ opening the weekend of Batavia’s Bicentennial and the Taste of Clermont, visitors and [ Read More ]

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