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Bethel students learn to give, philanthropist Grein honored

Through nonprofit Magnified Giving, students of Bethel-Tate High School are learning important lessons that are equipping them to be the next generation of philanthropists.  They are being challenged to research area nonprofits, distribute grant applications and ultimately will present a check to the cause of their choice at a May 16 Magnified Giving Award Ceremony [ Read More ]

Muzzleloader deer season to be held in January

Ohio’s white-tailed deer muzzleloader hunting season will open statewide Jan. 5-8, 2013, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife. Ohio hunters have harvested 188,853 deer this season. During the 2012 four-day muzzleloader season, 19,459 deer were harvested. Ohio deer hunters must possess the proper permits. Regardless of zone, method of taking [ Read More ]

Students of the Month named

The Students of the Month for November at Williamsburg High School were, from left, Sam Holland (Grade 11), Marissa Walls (Grade 11) and Justin Steel (Grade 10). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.

60th anniversary celebrated

Rev. Avery and Mrs. Charlotte (nee Stewart) McCleese celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Rev. McCleese was originally from Kentucky and Mrs. McCleese was originally from West Virginia. The McCleese’s originally met while both were serving in the U.S. Army in October 1952. They were then married by Rev. Jay Glover Morris [ Read More ]

Williamsburg, Bethel-Tate gifted students participate in national math competition

By Art Hunter Editor The Clermont County Gifted STEM Program has been serving students in the Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg school districts for three years. The collaborative effort between the two districts serves students identified as gifted in grades three through eight. Sixty of the program’s 125 students recently took part in the Noetic Learning Mathematics [ Read More ]

Students of the Month named

Students of the month for October at Williamsburg High School are, from left, Nick Kincer (Grade 11), Ellen McPhillips (Grade 11) and Rodney Hamilton (Grade 12). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.

Forest-Aires to hold welcome coffee for new members Jan. 2

The Forest-Aires’ Women’s Chorus is having a welcome coffee for new members at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan 2, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1175 Burney Lane, Cincinnati 45255. Refreshments will be served. Rehearsals are Wednesday mornings and Monday evenings for the April 2013 Encore! shows to be held at the Anderson Center Theater. Baby sitting is [ Read More ]

Home care aide training available

If you are looking for a certified career path with great potential for employment, then a non-profit coming to Clermont County and offering expanded low cost education may hold an answer for you.  Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is bringing their Home Care Aide Training Program (H.C.A.T.) classes to UC Clermont.  The three-week class will run Feb. [ Read More ]

Great Oaks Police Academy honors its new graduates

The graduates wore uniforms instead of robes, some of them in the uniforms of their new employers. They were the 24 members of the Great Oaks Police Academy BAS 12-056. After months of physical training and class work and dozens of hours on the firing range and driving course, the 23 men and one woman [ Read More ]

Faith UMC Christmas Bazaar to be held Dec. 7

The Annual Christmas Bazaar at Faith United Methodist Church, 180 N. Fifth St., Batavia, will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Dec. 7. Chicken and Sloppy Joe sandwiches will be served as well as vegetable soup, bean soup, salads, drinks and home-baked desserts. Craft items, original water color paintings, jewelry, Christmas Gifts and [ Read More ]

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