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CCDD plans fishing tournament

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) and the Clermont DD Empowers Me non-profit board will host a Catfishing Tournament at East Fork Lake September 12 and 13, 2015. The event is open to the public and all ages. It will kick off on Saturday, September 12 at 8 a.m. and ends promptly at [ Read More ]

Fundraiser planned for August to support SSG Matt Maupin’s Yellow Ribbon Support Center

The White Oak Marina is hosting a fundraising event August 15, 2015, noon to 6 p.m. to support the Yellow Ribbon Support Center, which sends care packages to men and women serving in harm’s way. The event, which will be held at the Marina located at 3068 U.S. Highway 52 in Higginsport, features a poker [ Read More ]

Brown announces federal resources to aid Clermont County firefighters

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Goshen Fire Department has been awarded $245,239 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. “Firefighters and first responders keep our communities safe in times of crisis,” Brown said. “These new federal resources will help ensure [ Read More ]

Karen Travis promoted to Assistant Executive Director

The Kenwood by Senior Star, Cincinnati’s premier retirement community, has promoted Karen Travis to assistant executive director. Travis previously served as the health services administrator at The Kenwood since mid-2014. “Karen has been an indispensable and notable asset to the team from the beginning,” said Tom Rotz, executive director of The Kenwood. “She exemplifies leadership [ Read More ]

Clermont Co. man ordered to pay $7K in restitution for workers’ comp fraud

A Milford (Clermont County) man was sentenced July 10 in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas on one count of workers’ compensation fraud, a first-degree misdemeanor, and one count of forgery, a fifth-degree felony. Douglas Vastine previously pleaded guilty to these charges. “Assisting injured workers as they transition back to work or seek new [ Read More ]

AbunDANCE Ballet and Worship Arts to open in Mount Orab

Local Brown County resident and professional ballet dancer, Heather Bachman, opens AbunDANCE Ballet and Worship Arts in Mount Orab this fall to offer classical ballet instruction with Christian worship dance classes. Heather recently returns to Mount Orab after two years of professional ballet training with Paradosi Ballet Company in Tacoma, Washington where she incorporated ballet [ Read More ]

UC Clermont will now offer a new 10-week Certified Nursing Aide Certificate program

UC Clermont College is offering a Certified Nursing Aide (CNA) Certificate program – training students to work as nurse aides while continuing their education. For prospective nursing aides looking to increase their expertise, credibility and employment prospects, UC Clermont College offers the CNA program at its UC East campus (former Ford Plant) in Batavia, Ohio. [ Read More ]

Parents announce engagement

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph and Jenyel Carroll of Mt. Orab, Ohio would like to announce the engagement of there daughter Mariah Carroll to Jared Bright, son of Mr. Stacey Bright and Ms. Renee Bright of Fayetteville, Georgia. Mariah is currently attending the University of the Cumberlands and will graduate in the Spring of 2016. Jared [ Read More ]

Gary and Carol Wolfe celebrate 50 years of marriage

Gary and Carol Wolfe of Mount Orab celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 21, along with their children and grandchildren. The couple was married at First Baptist Church of Owensville, on June 19, 1965. At that time they said ‘I do’ to each other, and now, fifty years later they still do.

Salute to veterans, troops and their families set for July 26 at County Fair

U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, will speak at the annual Salute to Veterans, Troops and their Families at 6 p.m. Sunday July 26 at the Clermont County Fair. The annual event, organized by Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud, will also feature a flyover by a World War II [ Read More ]

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