Community Archive

High school choir gets some breathing room

New Richmond High School’s award-winning choirs will be breathing a little easier when they hit the high notes during practice sessions in the school’s vocal music room. The vocal music room has been renovated with new carpet and a repaired and expanded ventilation system.

Opportunities offered for electricity students

Inside a modest building on Kings Run Drive on the west side, groups of young men and women prepare for a lifetime career as electricians. Some of these electrical apprentices are even younger-high school juniors and seniors from Great Oaks. The Great Oaks students are part of the Youth Apprenticeship Program through the Independent Electrical Contractors of Greater Cincinnati (IEC).

Custodian cleans up in WEBN contest

New Richmond High School custodian Gracie Lemar-Miller has always been one of the school’s most popular staff members for her work in helping keep the building spotless. But her popularity soars every time a staff member goes into the staff lounge.

Career Center recognizes top performers

Grant Career Center recently held the First Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the first quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the first quarter.

Local church serves a free lunch

Bethel United Methodist Church Nov. 14 opened its doors to the community with the Kitchen of Hope. Volunteers invite people in need of a hot meal to come join them each Saturday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a “come as you are” free sit-down hot lunch. Brenda Braden, the originator and leader of this outreach said, “I saw a need for this outreach and felt God asked me to do it.”

Developmental Disability board members take oath of office for new term

Bob Proud, President of the Clermont County Board of Commissioners, was present at the Jan. 21 meeting of the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities to administer the Oath of Office to members for the 2010 calendar year. The Clermont DD Board uses its January meeting to reorganize by accepting nominations for officers and to determine the date, time, and location of future meetings.

Clermont holding youth summit on suicide prevention

The Centers for Disease Control reports that suicide is the second leading cause of death among 25-34 year olds, and the third leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year olds.

Monroe Grange to hold meeting, card party

The Monroe Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Friday Feb. 5. Following the meeting there will be a program then snacks, which each member will bring something to share, and share in the fellowship.

Bethel Lions Club to hold meeting, breakfast

The Bethel Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the U.S. Grant Memorial Building on Monday Feb. 1. This will begin with a catered meal, then the meeting, finalizing plans for the upcoming Pancake Breakfast at the Bethel Tate High School from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13.

Clermont County real estate taxes due Feb. 10

Approximately 45,000 first half 2009 real estate tax bills are in the mail to taxpayers without bank/mortgage company escrow accounts said Clermont County Treasurer, J. Robert True. The deadline for payment is Feb. 10.


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