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Retirement party held for Mary Lou Parrott

A retirement party was held for Mary Lou Parrott Dec. 2 at Batavia Floral Designs. Parrott’s daughter Trisha Brasfield will take over the business. At left are Trisha and Lee Brasfield, and on the right are Mary Lou and Skip Parrott.

December Student of the Month recognized by Batavia Rotary Club

Danielle Schmidtbauer of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as Student of the Month at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Batavia Rotary Club. One high school student from CNE is honored at the first Rotary meeting of each month during the school year. Students who are nominated for this award live their lives in [ Read More ]

Parents go to school at Live Oaks

More than 200 parents and family members came to Live Oaks Career Campus Nov. 3 to learn more about what their sons and daughters do at the career-technical school. They spent time watching their teenagers work in the labs, and even had the chance to take part in hands-on activities. Sports Rehabilitation students did health [ Read More ]

Safari Club donates venison

The Southwest Ohio Chapter of Safari Club International along the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife donated venison to needy families in seven Southwest Ohio counties. Hunters wishing to donate their deer to a food bank or outreach center are, in most cases, required to pay for the processing of the venison. Organizations [ Read More ]

Pizzeria opens in New Richmond

Pizza making has been in Teresa Davis’ family for decades. And with the help of family, friends and a generous landlord, Davis has taken a dive into the restaurant business in New Richmond. The decision to open her own pizzeria came as the result of a letter addressed to Donatos Pizza, the pizza company she [ Read More ]

Singing benefit at Feesburg Worship Center

A singing benefit will be held in memory of Paul Wayne Glaser at Feesburg Worship Center at 7 p.m. Jan. 6. Proceeds will go to help cover funeral expenses.

New Richmond honors retiring board members

Retiring school board members David Painter and Sharon Stark were honored at the December meeting of the New Richmond Board of Education. Stark and Painter, who served a combined 12 years, will be replaced by incoming board members David Hawkins and Kim Hayden, both former board members. Retiring New Richmond School Board members David Painter [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA wins state

The Felicity-Franklin FFA Agricultural Issues team visited Wilmington College Nov. 12 for the Agricultural Issues State Career Development Event. At this contest, teams presented forums on current agricultural issues. The Felicity-Franklin FFA team won the state contest with their presentation on the benefits and challenges of Community Supported Agriculture. The team presented to many local [ Read More ]

Williamsburg high school students attend fuel up to play 60 youth Summit

Ten students from Mrs. King’s Family and Consumer Science classes traveled to Paul Brown Stadium to attend the Fuel Up to Play 60 Youth Summit. While attending the summit the students learned about the importance of good nutrition and exercise by participating in on-field team building and leadership activities with Bengals Defensive End Michael Johnson [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin recognized at National FFA convention

This year the Felicity-Franklin FFA was recognized for being a 2-star chapter at the 84th National FFA Convention. We were first recognized for this accomplishment at the Ohio FFA Convention in May, then at the National FFA Convention in October. We had to meet multiple requirements to be able to receive this honor. This was [ Read More ]

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