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UC Clermont’s Rachel Mullis has excelled in class while serving others

Rachel Mullis originally chose UC Clermont for practical reasons – she liked the college’s commuter environment and affordable tuition. But Mullis, who graduated in May with two associate’s degrees – one in criminal justice, another in psychology – soon found herself in a place where she was not only poised for academic success, but presented [ Read More ]

Amelia residents invited to learn about Shank Park project

Amelia residents are invited to attend the Village Council Meeting on August 25 at 7 p.m. to learn more about an innovative project that will soon be under construction at Spencer Shank Memorial Park. Amelia Village is partnering with the Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Strand Associates to renovate the existing storm [ Read More ]

Ohio’s first 2 human cases of West Nile Virus in 2015 reported in Cuyahoga and Hamilton counties

Ohio’s first two human cases of West Nile virus in 2015 have been reported in a 34-year-old Cuyahoga County man with a febrile illness (fever), and a 77-year-old Hamilton County man with encephalitis. Ohio reported 11 human cases of West Nile virus in 2014. The primary way people get West Nile virus is through the [ Read More ]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in August

Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid between October 15 and December 10, depending on [ Read More ]

Bird hunting seasons begin on Sept. 1

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved early migratory bird hunting season dates, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Sept. 1 is Ohio’s opening day for mourning dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen and snipe hunting seasons. Ohio’s dove 2015 hunting season dates are Sept. 1-Nov. 8, and Dec. 12-Jan. 1, 2016. The daily limit [ Read More ]

Ralph Lee chairing 2015 United Way Campaign in eastern area

West Chester resident Ralph Lee, human resource vice president, Total Quality Logistics, is chairing the 2015 United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area Campaign. Lee, who is also serving on the Cabinet for the regional United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign, has recruited his Eastern Area Campaign Cabinet (see below) and begun meeting with [ Read More ]

DAV annual Forget-Me-Not Poppy drive

Chapter #63 (Clermont County) of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be conducting their annual Forget-Me-Not Poppy Drive on Friday, August 7, 2015, at the Sam’s Club, located at the Eastgate Square Shopping Center. The Drive will last from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. All donations collected for the Drive will be utilized [ Read More ]

Clermont Fairgrounds accepting bids for pond

The Clermont County Agricultural Society is accepting bids to build a retention pond near the north east parking lot. Design plans may be obtained by calling 513-625-9624. The proposed retention pond must be completed no later than Sept. 30, 2015. Bids need to be sent to Bill Scharber, 20 Swan Lake, Amelia, OH 45102. All [ Read More ]

Van-Dells to perform

The Festival of Hope featuring the Van-Dells will be at the Clermont Co. Fairgrounds on Sunday, Aug. 9. A quarter auction will be held from 2-4 p.m. and a silent auction and book sale will be held from 2-5 p.m., then the Van-Dells show will start at 7 p.m. General admission to the Van-Dells is [ Read More ]

Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus seeking new members now

Women interested in joining the Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus are invited to a welcome tea and refreshments for new members at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1175 Burney Lane, Anderson Township. This event kicks off the 2015–2016 season. The chorus members will rehearse and demonstrate the group’s diversity and singing style. [ Read More ]

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