Community Archive

Open house held at Grant Career Center

Recently, staff from Grant Career Center visited with all of the Sophomores in the district to help with the career exploration process. Students participated in an interactive presentation as they recalled past career exploration activities, discussed their current academic strengths and weaknesses, and looked at their future plans. Students heard about career pathways available at [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA members win state career development contest

Felicity-Franklin FFA members Serena Spaulding, Paige Kessen, Christina Paskow, Jordan Utter, and Mikayla Hamilton won the State Agricultural Issues Career Development Event at Wilmington College on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. The team will to advance to the national contest next October in Louisville, Kentucky at the 86th National FFA Convention. The group researched the controversial [ Read More ]

Dining with Diabetes to be taught at OSU Extension Office

A cooking and nutrition education program, Dining with Diabetes, will be held the the Clermont County OSU Extension Office from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. March 6, 13, and 20 at the 4-H kitchen at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes [ Read More ]

Clermont County Gifted STEM Program competed at UC

What is 30 years old, has received recognition by five different presidents, and came to the University of Cincinnati this February? MathCounts! MathCounts began in 1983 as a program for strengthening students’ mathematics and critical thinking skills, and to date, over six million students have participated. This year, competitions are taking place in all 50 [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Recognizes CNE Student of the Month

Anna Koch of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as the February Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Her academic record, school participation, and service to the community were taken into consideration in choosing her for this award. “Anna is the girl with the smile,” said John Eckert, CNE High School Principal. [ Read More ]

Golden Spurs 4-H Club does service project

Golden Spurs 4-H Club donated to The League of Animal Welfare as a service project this Christmas. Members of the Golden Spurs 4-H Club brought donations to the Golden Spurs Christmas party Dec. 15. The donations were later taken to the League of Animal Welfare. Golden Spurs 4-H Club donated items such as collars, leashes, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg High School names Students of the Month

Students of the Month for January at Williamsburg High School are, from left, Jill Reeves (Grade 9), Ellery Byrd (Grade 9) and Jessie Brusman (Grade 11). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.

Legion recognizes local business owner

Locals know Poochie’s Place for the family friendly atmosphere, homemade omelets and quality burgers, but most do not know about the owner’s long standing impact on the local community. Mary Ellen Johnson-O’Hara, better known as Poochie, is the owner of Poochie’s place located in Amelia. The restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1980. [ Read More ]

Ratliffs celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Bobby (Robert) Ratliff and Fannie Lovell Ratliff celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday Feb. 18, 2013. Bobby was born and raised in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and Fannie was born and raised in Pineville (Fourmile) Ky. They met for the first time in Cincinnati in 1958, then again in 1962. Through letters from California, Bobby [ Read More ]

Brooks receives recognition from State Rep. John Becker

Retiring West Clermont superintendent Gary Brooks received special recognition from the House of Representatives recently. House District 65 Representative John Becker presented a certificate that commended Brooks for his “illustrious career in the field of education.” Becker said that it was an honor for him to present the award to Brooks. “He is a mentor [ Read More ]


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