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Clermont County auditor’s office empowers users

Clermont County Auditor Linda Fraley has announced an innovative new offering designed to empower users of the Auditor’s Real Estate Website Now residents and other users have the unique ability to freely and conveniently access documentation, data and related information associated with real property.

Clermont Connections members clean banks of East Fork River

Clermont Connections, a young professionals group, spent a recent Saturday morning canoeing down the East Fork of the Little Miami in Batavia, Ohio. During this River Sweep, sponsored by the Soil and Water Conservation District of Clermont County, members of CCYP collected bottles, cans, tires, hubcaps, and other trash along the banks of the river as well as from the water and islands.

Nickum obtains pilot certificate at Sporty’s

Ben Nickum earned his Recreational pilot certificate on April 12, 2010. To obtain his Recreational certificate, Ben passed an oral and a flight exam with a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight examiner. Ben, a resident of Batavia, completed his flight training at Sporty’s Academy at the Clermont County Airport.

Students rewarded for achievement

Students at Williamsburg Elementary have been reading books and taking Accelerated Reader quizzes throughout the school year. Six students became members of the Millionaire’s Club by reading over 1,000,000 words. These students were treated to a breakfast at Mama’s Grill and were transported in a limousine provided by A Touch of Class Limousine.

Wound Care Center at Mercy Hospital Clermont recognized for excellence

The Wound Care Center & Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Mercy Hospital Clermont is being recognized for exceptional care and service. It is the recipient of the Center of Distinction award in recognition of its high patient satisfaction rates, exceptional healing results, and outstanding clinical outcomes over the past year.

Marine returns from the Philippines

The Clermont County Commissioners welcomed home a soldier in the war on terror last week. Marine Sgt. Ryan Jones recently returned from deployment to the Philippines. Jones served six months in the Philippines as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. As Commissioner Bob Proud pointed out, the Philippines is not an area of the world usually associated with terrorists.

Barry to speak at Williamsburg High School alumni banquet

Thom Barry (known as Thom Gross when he graduated from Williamsburg High School) who plays Detective Will Jeffries in the Sunday evening CBS series, Cold Case, is returning home Saturday, June 5 as the guest speaker at the Williamsburg Alumni Banquet to be held at the Williamsburg Middle/High School. Prepaid reservations are required.

Bellonby completes his Marine Corps training

Paul Bruce Bellonby II, a 2004 graduate from Amelia High School, recently joined the Marine Corps through the Delayed Entry Program and attended recruit training at marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. During recruit training, he underwent 13 weeks of training that included instruction in first aid, general military subjects, physical fitness, Marine Corps history, martial arts and weapons familiarization.

County celebrates the National Day of Prayer

A crowd gathered around the steps of the County Courthouse at noon Thursday, May 6 to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. Thursday’s observance marked the 39th year Americans have gathered together to pray for the nation’s leaders, protectors, children, and community. Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud was the emcee for the event and he [ Read More ]

Troop Box Ministries holds fund-raiser at golf course

The Cedar Trace Golf Club in Owensville hosted a fund-raiser Saturday, May 8 for the Troop Box Ministry, an organization that sends monthly gift boxes to American soldiers. Founded by Diana Lawrence and Jean Johnston of Hamersville, the group has been active since 2001 and now sends 75 boxes each month to soldiers who are far from home.

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