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2015 Ohio Polar Plunge season here

Special Olympics Ohio is busily preparing to begin the 2015 Polar Plunge season on January 24, 2015. This popular event, held on Saturdays during January, February, and March at locations throughout the state, is among the largest fundraisers for Special Olympics Ohio. All money raised by Polar Plunge events benefits more than 23,000 Special Olympics [ Read More ]

Dog kennel licenses now available

Dog and kennel licenses for 2015 are available for purchase through Jan. 31. “Ohio law requires that all dogs be licensed annually,” said Clermont County Auditor Linda Fraley. “We begin selling licenses on Dec. 1; renewal licenses can be purchased through Jan. 31 without a penalty.” Dog licenses cost $16 for one year; three-year licenses [ Read More ]

Sweat for a vet – they sweat for us

Brad Willmore, Georgetown Veterans Home Administrator accepting the first of many bags of Sweatpants, Sweatshirts, socks, tee-shirts and underwear from Right Worshipful Brother Eddie R. Bailey, (Vietnam veteran) Sixth Masonic District, Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio. The 6th district Masons comprising Brown and Clermont County have taken on a project of supplying our Veterans [ Read More ]

County provides septic system rehabilitation funds

The Clermont County Public Health will be accepting applications from homeowners to use grant funds for the repair or replacement of failing household sewage disposal systems or to connect to public sewers. The grant funding is available through the Community Development Block Grant. Residences must be owner occupied, applicants must meet income and asset requirements, [ Read More ]

Clermont 4-H open to enroll

4-H enrollment season is here. Registration for the Clermont County 4-H program is due by March 1. Clermont County has nearly forty 4-H clubs, specializing in home economics, leadership and animal science. Through individual and group projects, 4-H instills integrity, service, leadership and personal growth in youth. To view a list of projects and resources, [ Read More ]

Top 10 consumer complaints of 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the top 10 consumer complaint categories of 2014. For the first time, identity theft was among the year’s top 10 complaint categories. Identity theft complaints doubled in 2014 as the office’s consumer Identity Theft Unit completed its second full year in operation. Overall complaint numbers also increased to [ Read More ]

Who needs agriculture fertilizer certification?

Many of you have been asking “Do I need this or not?” Here is the skinny on who does and who doesn’t need fertilizer certification training. This information is cited from the Ohio Nutrient Education and Management website of the Ohio State University Extension: Who needs a fertilizer certification? Fertilizer certification is required if [ Read More ]

Ohio Beef School begins Jan. 27

The Ohio State University Extension Beef Team has announced details for the 2015 Ohio Beef Cattle School. The dates for the school are Jan. 27, Feb. 10 and Feb. 24, 2015 at 7 p.m. each evening. Sessions will be broadcast locally at a variety of locations around the state. Clermont County is partnering with Brown [ Read More ]

Becker sworn in by Mandel

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel swore in State Representative John Becker Monday as the State Legislature kicks off the 131st General Assembly. “I am proud to join my friend Representative Becker as he begins a new period of service in the Ohio House of Representatives,” said Treasurer Mandel. “As a former State Representative, I know the [ Read More ]

36th Clermont Northeastern Senior Luncheon held

The 36th Clermont Northeastern Senior Citizens Luncheon was held on December 10, 2014. The luncheon this year was sponsored by Merchants National Bank. The senior citizen luncheon was started by Mrs. Beamer, a former elementary principal, in 1979. Wayne Johnson and Lori Diekmann organize and gather prizes for the seniors. The prizes each year are [ Read More ]

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