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Labrynth Arts Festival will feature several Clermont Co. artists

Chris Burroughs, chairperson of the Labyrinth Arts Festival and resident of Batavia Township, is pleased announce the participation of several Clermont County artists and committee members. The October 11 event will feature artists with diverse specialties. Michael Ball, master woodturner from Loveland, will offer his wooden platters, bowls, vases, earring pedestals and crochet needles. He [ Read More ]

Union Township Fire Dept. reaccredited by CFAI

The Union Township Fire Department has received Accredited Agency Status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. UTFD is one of 200 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence Inc. (CPSE). [ Read More ]

Clermont County 4-H receives nearly $500 from Paper Clover

Clermont County 4-H received $459 through the spring 4-H Paper Clover Campaign, a partnership with Ohio State University Extension Clermont County, National 4-H Council and Tractor Supply Company. “On behalf of the Clermont County 4-H program, I want to thank all who supported this fundraiser, as well as our local TSC stores for hosting the [ Read More ]

Labor Day weekend is coming up

Labor Day weekend is approaching. For many Americans, that means an extra day off work, barbeques and visits with family or friends. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk driving-related fatalities. Clermont County Safe Communities reminds the community that starting Aug. 15 through Sept. 1, local police will be aggressively targeting drunk drivers [ Read More ]

Probation program helps parents find a job – instead of going to prison

Since 2011, 132 parents who were indicted for criminal nonsupport of their children found a better alternative than going to prison – a job. Thanks to the Success Through Employment Program (STEP), operated by the Clermont County Common Pleas Adult Probation Department, these men and women are working and helping to support their children. “About [ Read More ]

Vietnam Vets to hold Annual Golf Outing

Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 will hold its ninth annual golf outing on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Elk’s Run Golf Club in Batavia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 10:30. The cost of $80 per person includes 18 holes of golf, cart, two drink tickets and an Italian buffet [ Read More ]

Annual Lytle birthday celebration to be held

The Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association extends an invitation to the public to attend the annual Lytle Birthday Celebration and open house at Harmony Hill, 299 South Third Street on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 7. Harmony Hill was the homestead of Major General William Lytle, the founder of Williamsburg and often referred to as “The Father of [ Read More ]

Carson & Barnes wow crowds at Moler Raceway

The Carson & Barnes Circus began rolling into Moler Raceway Park early in the morning. Throughout the day the animals were brought out and The Big Tent was put up. There were elephants, horses, ponies, goats, zebras, lama’s and much more at The Biggest Show on Earth held at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio. [ Read More ]

Batavia Fellowship of Churches holds vacation Bible school

The Batavia Fellowship of Churches held its annual Vacation Bible School on August 1-2. The two-day “Family Carnival of Faith” was held at Batavia Faith UMC with a fantastic community turn-out. The fellowship had a great team of adult helpers from five local churches, led by Faith UMC’s Sue Lytle, and more than 30 kids [ Read More ]

Few chances left to see ‘Our Town,’ ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Batavia

The Batavia Theatre Project offers several ways to see Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” on a budget, such as Pay What You Can nights and half-price Rush Tickets. Thursday performances on Aug. 14 and 21 are Pay What You Can performances. Patrons can see this critically acclaimed play for a donation. The theater is also offering [ Read More ]

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