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Batavia Rotary Club recognizes Crystal Howlett

Crystal Howlett of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as the October Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “When I asked our teams to think of a senior to be recognized as Student of the Month, Crystal’s bio was returned to me within ten minutes,” said John Eckert, CNE High School Principal. [ Read More ]

Lewis retiring from Clerk of Courts office

Dorothy Lewis has worked for the Clermont County Common Pleas Clerk of Courts for 20 years. On Friday, Oct. 26, she was joined by friends and family as her coworkers threw her a retirement party. “This has been the best,” Lewis said of her time working at the Clerk of Courts. “I couldn’t have asked [ Read More ]

Meadors named Rotary Student of the Month

Hunter Meadors of Batavia High School was chosen as the October Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “There aren’t enough words to express what Hunter’s teachers say about him,” said Felicia Grooms, Batavia High School Guidance Counselor. “He is in the top five percent of his class while holding an internship and [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate students create a human flag

By Art Hunter Editor The senior service learning class at Bethel-Tate High School created at human flag on the football field Wednesday, Oct. 10. Class teacher Diana Schellenberger said that the students came up with the idea during a brainstorming session as a way to recognize the Sept. 11 anniversary. The event had to be [ Read More ]

Soldier back home from Afghanistan deployment

Ricky Burdine, a 2009 New Richmond High School graduate, has returned home safely after a one-year tour in Afghanistan. He was greeted at the airport by his family, his wife Desiree Plank Burdine, and his baby girl who he for the first time.

Holly Hill students display their artistic talent

Holly Hill Elementary School students, from left, Kylie Morris, Sasha McCune, Lexi Reuss, and Alaina Jones show off language arts projects. The girls are in in Mrs. Anita Vaughn’s first grade class. The class is working on making simple sentences, and the students drew pictures to illustrate the sentences to incorporate social studies and art [ Read More ]

Maple Rey 4-H Club had a great year

The Maple Rey Milk & More 4-H Club has had an outstanding year. In addition to the many projects they worked on to complete for judging at the Clermont County Fair, club members have collected supplies for the All Dogs Come from Heaven no-kill animal shelter. Members are also planning to prepare a meal at [ Read More ]

Zeigler receives Batavia Property Improvement Award

By Kristin Bednarski Sun staff Martha Jane Zeigler was awarded the Property Improvement Award from the Village Association of Batavia last month. The award is given as recognition for exterior improvements to a property within the village of Batavia that keeps with the general style of the original structure. Zeigler, who lives at 298 Wood [ Read More ]

Wendy’s Burger Bash to be held

A Wendy’s Burger Bash will be held to benefit Holly Hill Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 4. The Burger Bash will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Wendy’s located at SR 132 and SR 125. Fifteen percent of all sales during the bash will be donated to the Holly Hill Elementary PTO.

Students get lesson in heat convection

Batavia Middle School eighth grade science students received a fun demonstration of the principle of heat convection Thursday, Sept. 20. Science teacher Paul Moore used a sky lantern to demonstrate the principle that drives not only hot air balloons, but earthquakes, volcanoes, the movement of the earth’s tectonic plates, and tsunamis. The rising of the [ Read More ]

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