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Clermont Recorder rolls out electronic welcome mat

“There are lots of exciting things going on in our office, with the goal of making this branch of county government more user-friendly,” said Clermont County Recorder Debbie Clepper. Her office, located on the first floor of the Clermont County Administration Building (101 E. Main Street in Batavia) is tasked with keeping vital records pertaining to ownership in county real estate (land) and to all encumbrances or liens upon it.

84th Infantry to hold reunion in Cincinnati

In the summer of 1946 veterans of the 84th Infantry Division “Railsplitters” met for their first reunion in Cincinnati. Now, 65 years later, these remaining WWII veterans return to Cincinnati for the 65th annual reunion of this organization.

A day in the life of a Clermont Senior Services Home Health Aide

Lois receives personal care and homemaking each week. She has a cute, but spoiled little dog. Lois says it knows when I’m coming. She likes me to wash and style her hair for her. Lois broke her arm and it has been hard for her to do a lot of things most people take for granted. She has me open lids and do some dishes and things that she can’t do right now. She loves to talk about her family and grandchildren.

Biking for America’s Pastime will be held Aug. 14 at Burke Park

Biking for America’s Past-time, a benefit ride and car show to raise fund for a youth baseball/softball complex in Bethel will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14 at Bethel’s Burke Park. Events will include live music, food, a cornhole tournament, a motorcycle run, a classic car show, local vendors, a bake sale, a dunking booth, a home run derby, face painting, fire safety trailer, split the pot.

Harrison, Hile to marry

Alice Hile of Batavia, and Jim Hile of Mt. Orab, have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Nadia to Stephen Harrison, the son of Margaret and Thomas Harrison of Merrick, New York. Nadia grew up in Mt. Orab and moved to New York City after graduating from Ohio University with a B.S. in journalism and advertising management.

CDC apprentice has been assigned to Clermont County

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has selected the Clermont County General Health District as one of 67 agencies nationwide to host a CDC apprentice. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the health district,” said Clermont General Health District commissioner Marty Lambert. “The CDC takes care of his salary for the two year local apprenticeship; this will enable the county to dedicate more time to several important public health projects.”

Bubp receives Medal of Civic Honor

State Rep. and Marine Colonel Danny Bubp (R-West Union) this week was awarded the 2010 National Medal of Civic Honor. The award recognizes legislators and legislative staff who not only served in their state legislatures but also served their country in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Main Street Salon owner wins property improvement award

The Village Association Of Batavia presented two property improvement awards for the month of June to local business owners who made an extra effort in the beautification of their rented property. One of the award winners was Main Street Salon owner Lisa Taylor.

Free exercise equipment available

The Clermont YMCA and the Clermont County General Health District Senior Safety Program are co-sponsoring a free, one-time exercise class for Clermont County adults (age 65 and over) at the Felicity Community Building, located at 2003 Main Street.  The class will be held from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 26, 2010.

Catholic Rural Life Conference to host dialogue with Surya Yalamanchili

The Catholic Rural Life Conference of the St. Martin Deanery will host a dialogue with Surya Yalamanchili, candidate for Congress for the 2nd District Thursday evening, Aug. 12. CRLC will be giving input to Mr. Yalamanchili about the group’s views on support for family farms, what should be in the 2012 Farm Bill, and other issues that might come before Congress.

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