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Legion donates to CCDD

When Bill and Carol Kern became volunteers for the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD), they had no idea they would be remembered long after they passed away. The Kerns were members of the Loveland American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary for many years and volunteered their time for any project that was important to [ Read More ]

Clermont County Qualifies for Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Good finance is important to everything government does,” Auditor Yost said. Sound budgetary decisions depend on clean and accurate [ Read More ]

Batavia students and teachers travel to Peru

By Kevin Scheel Spanish Teacher/ Varsity Boys Soccer Coach From June 4th to the 14th, I traveled to Peru with 16 students from Batavia, 2 English teachers, and one other adult. We traveled the coastal desert of Lima, the mountainous highlands of the Andes, and ventured into the Amazon Rainforest near the Bolivian/Brazilian border. We [ Read More ]

Clermont County Board of Election Member, David A. Lane, passes unexpectedly

David A. Lane, Board Member of the Clermont County Board of Elections since 2006, passed away on June 16th after a brief illness. “Dave Lane was a valued member of the Board. He worked to ensure that elections in Clermont County were conducted in the highest ethical manner. His presence will be missed,” said Chairman [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center hosts summer career experience

On June 3 and 4, 2015, 95 eighth, ninth and tenth grade students joined the staff at Grant Career Center for a fun, activity-filled Summer Career Experience. The Summer Career Experience was open to all students finishing the eighth or ninth grade from Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, and Williamsburg school districts. Students arrived early and [ Read More ]

Water plant trying to stop agal blooms

As summer grows warmer, so does concern about harmful algal blooms, commonly known as HABs, and found the last couple of years on Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park. Last August, a spike in HABs around its water intake crib in western Lake Erie caused Toledo to issue a ban on drinking water, which [ Read More ]

Scene75 is opening a new entertainment facility in Milford

Scene75 Entertainment, an international award winning entertainment center in Dayton that was also named Ohio Magazine’s “Best Place for Family Fun” last year, hopes to open its newest facility in Clermont County at the tail end of summer. Jonah Sandler, CEO of Scene75 and a class of 2000 Sycamore High School graduate, does not yet [ Read More ]

Taliaferro Chapter NSDAR takes part in the SOVH Memorial Brick project

The Taliaferro Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Southern Ohio Veterans Home, Georgetown, have recently worked together for the development of the Veterans Home Memorial Project in the front lawn of the Home’s main entrance. The SOVH Volunteer Committee is giving all citizens in Brown County an opportunity to participate The memorial is [ Read More ]

Mercy Health offers ankle replacement surgery

The older we get, the more familiar we tend to become with hip and knee replacements. But did you know that ankle replacements are not only on the rise but available locally from Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network? John Linz, MD, a foot and [ Read More ]

Hoxworth under emergency appeal for blood donors

Hoxworth Blood Center is issuing an Emergency Appeal for blood donors following persistent, low donation rates, causing the Tri-State blood supply to dwindle to insufficient levels. Hoxworth is tasked with providing blood products needed by patients at 30-area hospitals. The shortage is not due to an increase in demand for blood products, rather fewer individuals [ Read More ]

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