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Man dies after being trapped under a car

On Monday Dec. 28 at 9:20 p.m. Deputies from the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Hilltop Estates Mobile Home Park, state Route 132, New Richmond, for a report of a male trapped under a vehicle. Deputies with EMS units from Pierce Township arrived on the scene and Terry L Kennedy, age 47 of [ Read More ]

Fire deaths were higher in 2015

State Fire Marshal Fire Prevention Chief Frank Conway announced Tuesday that 117 people lost their lives in fires this year, slightly up from 115 in 2014. Chief Conway also announced plans to continue the Safe & Sound public awareness campaign through the remaining winter months as a way to combat the growing number of fire [ Read More ]

Bane-Welker Equipment announces purchase of new Ohio location

Bane-Welker Equipment, LLC has announced its purchase of Twin Valley Equipment, Inc, in Eaton, Ohio. The purchase brings the total number of Bane-Welker locations to 13. There are now 10 stores in Indiana and three stores in Ohio. All locations offer parts, sales, service, and precision farming for Case IH products as well as a [ Read More ]

Board recognizes Eagle Scouts

The Williamsburg Board of Education’s moment of excellence during the Dec. 21 meeting was three seniors who have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts. Under 10 percent of boy scouts attain this rank. Kyle Barrett’s project was with the Williamsburg Hike-Bike Trail. Joseph Barth’s project was with the Williamsburg [ Read More ]

3rd Annual Jungle Jim’s Barrel Aged Beer Bash has been brewing for ages

A two night celebration of the fine art of barrel aging happening Friday, Jan. 15 and Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7-9 p.m., Jungle Jim’s Barrel Aged Beer Bash is a singular opportunity for beer enthusiasts to enjoy some truly unique beverages. Some things only get better with age. Beer, it just so happens, is one [ Read More ]

Radio show host Chef Caitlin Steininger to present cooking class

Chef Caitlin Steininger of the popular cooking radio show “Cooking with Caitlin” will present a class titled “Italian Comfort Food” on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Living Spaces Custom Designs, located at 350 E Main St. in Batavia. Named one of the top ten “up and coming food stars”, by Food Network Magazine in 2010 Steininger, [ Read More ]

Learn about digital devices at the library

If you are new to using digital devices, the Clermont County Public Library offers classes on how to use them and the various services available for free access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, magazines, music and children’s books. Even if you are comfortable using your device, stop by and learn more about what the library has [ Read More ]

Consignment Auction set

The Brown County FFA chapters would like to invite you to the Brown County FFA Consignment Auction to be held on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The proceeds of this auction will benefit the Eastern Brown, Georgetown, Ripley, and Western Brown FFA Chapters and Alumni. Current consignments consist of [ Read More ]

Critical need for platelet donors

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati is in critical need of platelet donors. All eligible donors are encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood at their earliest convenience regardless of blood type. “We are experiencing low donor turn out” states Dr. Ronald Sacher, Director. “The demand is great as illness, trauma and cancer do [ Read More ]

More than 9,400 deer checked

Hunters checked 9,447 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 28-29, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The last time Ohio held a two-day December deer-gun season was in 2012 with 14,365 deer harvested. That year, the season was held on a weekend and accounted for just more than [ Read More ]

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