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Clermont Senior Services holds 12th annual golf outing

Clermont Senior Services’ had a beautiful day for its 12th annual golf outing on Thursday, June 2. “I can’t take credit for the weather, but I will!” says Frankie Hughart, Events and Communications Coordinator for the agency. One hundred and six golfers turned out in support of Clermont Senior Services outing held at the Stonelick [ Read More ]

New four-legged member joins Clermont County Sheriff’s Office

“I share a bond with Mox, he is like a best friend to me,” said Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Adam Bailey, while undergoing a weekly training session with the newest four-legged member of the local force. Mox is a black, 2-year-old German shepherd from Holland. He is Deputy Bailey’s constant companion on and off [ Read More ]

Burroughs graduates from veterinary school

Mark Burroughs, the son of Virgil and Kathy Burroughs of Williamsburg, received his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine on May 6. Burroughs will apply his education and a love for animals, large and small, to the practice of veterinary medicine at the Mt. Orab Veterinary Clinic.

Retired Clermont teachers applaud young writers

Third graders in Clermont County had an opportunity to praise their grandparents or other influential person in their lives thanks to an essay writing competition sponsored by the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association. Thirty-three teachers from around the county participated by having their students write about what their grandparents (or others) meant to them in [ Read More ]

CNE Alumni scholarships presented

Representatives from the CNE Alumni Association presented $500 Scholarships to Jenna Varner and Zachary Heming at the Clermont Northeastern High School 2011 Senior Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 20. The Fourth Annual All Alumni Celebration is scheduled for Aug. 12 and 13. The main event is Saturday, with dinner and an evening to socialize with [ Read More ]

Students help provide clean water as part of confirmation project

A small group of eighth grade boys from Immaculate Heart of Mary, after learning about how some people in our world cannot find clean drinking water, decided to do something to help. As part of their preparation for Confirmation, this group, led by Mrs. Imbus and Mrs. Jossart, learned that four thousand children a day [ Read More ]

Begley, Sexton are married

Danny and Rosa (Sexton) Begley of Mt. Orab have announced the marriage of their daughter, Rana J. Begley to Matthew E. Zeller, the son of Philip and Agnes Zeller, on Feb. 26, 2011. The couple were married in Mt. Orab at the Living Church of Five Mile and enjoyed a honeymoon in Kauai, Hawaii. The [ Read More ]

New Richmond Troubadours recognized for national title

The New Richmond High School Troubadours were honored by Mayor Ramona Carr and council members at their May 10 meeting. Carr presented a plaque to six representatives from the 119-member choir and congratulated them on receiving gold in a national competition. “We’re very proud of you,” Carr said. The Troubadours are part of New Richmond [ Read More ]

A day in the life of a bee keeper

When Jeff Harris, Clermont County apiary inspector and longtime bee keeper, told me I wasn’t going to get stung by any bees if I made a bee run with, him I believed him. Harris said he’d be making a couple runs around 10 a.m. on the next warm day, so when that day arrived I [ Read More ]

Batavia band celebrates a successful year

The Batavia High School Band ended their formal concert season on May 9. The concert consisted of performances by the Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble and Concert Band. Following the concert all band members and their families attended an awards ceremony. David Smith, Director of Bands at Batavia, presented the following awards: • Outstanding Freshman – Rex [ Read More ]

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