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Franklin Twp Historical Society met Nov. 21

We met November 21, 2015 at the Felicity Community Building. It was decided to cancel the December 19, 2015 meeting due to conflicts in schedules. We discussed the old Rex Theatre also known as the old show house. The clock from the building still exists but we are all wondering what happened to the bell. [ Read More ]

Clermont County offers easy access to financial data

Clermont County is offering complete access to its financial data through a new citizen transparency tool that can be found on the county auditor’s website, The citizen transparency tool, developed by Tyler Technologies, offers detailed information on revenue, expenditures and budgets, according to Chief Deputy Auditor Chuck Tilbury. “If I am a citizen, I [ Read More ]

Public invited to comment on UC Clermont accreditation evaluation

UC Clermont College is seeking comments from the public about the college in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. UC Clermont College will host a visit March 7-8, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. UC Clermont College has been accredited by the Higher [ Read More ]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Clermont name Junior Youths of the Year

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Clermont County have selected a Junior Youth of the Year from each of their three Clermont County Clubs. The youths named are Kylie Haley from the Amelia Middle School Club, Jeremiah Myers from the Glen Este Middle School Club and Ruth Tvrdy from the Club located in New Richmond. [ Read More ]

USDA designates 68 counties in Ohio as primary natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 68 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damage and losses caused by the combined effects of excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, excessive heat, landslides, mudslides, high winds, hail and lightning that occurred during the period of March 1, through Aug. 25. Those counties include Brown [ Read More ]

Seasonal hold offers savings to cable customers

Are you headed to visit loved ones for the holiday season or spending the winter months where it’s warm? If so, the Department of Commerce’s Video Service Authorization section wants you to know that you may be eligible for a seasonal hold on your cable, internet and phone services. This hold will drop your bill [ Read More ]

Withamsville-Tobasco Elementary celebrated Veterans Day

Withamsville Tobasco Elementary third grade students celebrated Veteran’s Day by writing letters to veterans participating in the Ohio Honor Flight, where WWII Veterans are flown to visit the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C. The letters will be distributed during “mail call” at the conclusion of their trip. Pictured is WT student Joseph Lehn, whose great-grandfather [ Read More ]

Judge Mike Powell to seek re-election to 12th District Court of Appeals

Judge Mike Powell of the Ohio Twelfth District Court of Appeals has announced he is seeking re-election to the court of appeals, a position he has held since October 2012. “The Butler County Board of Elections certified my candidacy on November 16, 2015 as a candidate in the March 15, 2016 Republican Primary for the [ Read More ]

Amelia Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 13

The 35th Annual Amelia Christmas Parade is scheduled for Dec. 13, 2-4:40 p.m. following a route from the new Muenchens Furniture parking lot to the new Kroger at 125 and Amelia Olive Branch. We are very excited about the plans for the parade this year and believe it will be memorable for all involved! This [ Read More ]

AARP survey finds majority of consumers are susceptible to holiday giving scams

A new survey from the AARP Fraud Watch Network found that 70 percent of consumers failed a quiz about how to stay safe from common holiday scams, and many are regularly engaging in risky behaviors which could leave them at risk of being victimized by con artists. A report, “Beware the Grinch: Consumers At Risk [ Read More ]

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