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State gives three stars to Stepping Stones preschool

Stepping Stones Center’s Early Childhood Education program for children with and without disabilities has received three stars – the top ranking – in the State of Ohio Step Up to Quality initiative identifying the top quality early childhood programs in the state. Of 4,300 licensed early education and child care programs in Ohio, only 168 [ Read More ]

Bubp, Johnson introduce concealed carry legislation

State Representatives Danny Bubp (R-West Union) and Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) recently introduced legislation to amend Ohio’s concealed carry laws to make them simpler and consistent with other states. Specifically, House Bill 45 will simplify the provisions related to the carrying of firearms in vehicles by eliminating the “micromanaging” provisions that dictate where a gun must [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center receives General Motors donation

It is often said in education that people learn best from hands-on experience. General Motors and its dealers nationwide support that theory. General Motors is making a further commitment to enhancing automotive services to customers in the Greater Cincinnati area, while at the same time promoting greater educational opportunities for future automotive technicians by donating [ Read More ]

Clermont County Farm Bureau seeks workers for membership campaign

Clermont County Farm Bureau is seeking leaders to help with the annual membership campaign. In addition to helping the organization grow, volunteers have the opportunity to earn fun prizes. “Membership is vital to Farm Bureau,” said Jan Schoellman, Clermont County membership co-coordinator. “We look forward to growing our numbers and having fun while we do [ Read More ]

Kindergarten registration to be held in Bethel

Kindergarten registration will be held at William Bick Primary School in Bethel for kindergarten children who are five years of age on or before Sept. 30, 2011 and pre-school children ages 3 – 5 will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 8 and Thursday, Feb. 10. Bring the child’s birth certificate with [ Read More ]

Union Township concert series announced

The Union Township Board of Trustees has announced its 2011 Summer Concert Series. The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra will be back for two concerts, one of them with the Cincinnati Brass Band. Another orchestra, the Sycamore Community Band, will also be performing. Throughout the season, many rock “n roll, jazz and Bluegrass bands will be back, [ Read More ]

New grant funding O’Bannon Creek Nature Trail improvements

The Clermont County General Health District, in collaboration with the Goshen Local School District, has received a $25,000 grant to make improvements to the O’Bannon Creek Nature Trail in Goshen Township. Access to the trail is near the Marr Education Center at Cook Farm, located southeast of the High School on Goshen Road; the grant [ Read More ]

Fee named to the Dean’s List at UC

Allen Fee, the son of Bob and Theresa Fee of Williamsburg, has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Cincinnati for the fall quarter. He is a third year architecture student in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning.

Groseclose, Hall to marry

Allysa Shae Groseclose of Batavia, and Billy Joe Hall of Covington, Ky., together with their families, are pleased to announce their engagement. The wedding will be held on June 11, 2011.

Clermont County Fair wins two awards

The Ohio Fair Managers Association, an organization representing 94 county and independent fairs, awarded the Clermont County Fair first place for the 2010 Fair Book cover at the Fair Managers Convention, which was held Jan. 6-9. The state divides the fairs into large, medium, and small.Clermont falls into the medium category. The cover was designed [ Read More ]

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