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Patrol gives winter weather tips

The Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning drivers about the dangers of driving in winter weather and is offering some tips on what drivers should do in the event of a vehicle break down or a crash. During the winter of 2014-15, there were 24,747 crashes on snow, ice or slush [ Read More ]

Students honored at Batavia Rotary Meeting

Mark Knauer and Taryn Sanders were honored as the October Students of the Month at the Batavia Rotary Club. Both are gifted students who give back to their schools and communities while displaying the Rotary Motto “Service Above Self” in everything they do. Knauer is a senior at Batavia High School (BHS) where he has [ Read More ]

Amelia Christmas Parade scheduled for Dec. 13

The 35th Annual Amelia Christmas Parade is scheduled for Dec. 13, 2-4:40 p.m. following a route from the new Muenchens Furniture parking lot to the new Kroger at 125 and Amelia Olive Branch. We are very excited about the plans for the parade this year and believe it will be memorable for all involved! This [ Read More ]

Ohio’s deer-gun season opens with more than 22,000 deer harvested

Hunters checked 22,256 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. 30, the opening day of Ohio’s deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio’s deer-gun season remains open through Sunday, Dec. 6. New this year, an additional two days (Monday, Dec. 28, and Tuesday, Dec. 29) have been added to increase the [ Read More ]

Economic development resources

The SBA and USDA Rural Development are reaching out to rural areas to help small businesses understand and find the resources they need to success in today’s economy by providing free information on where to go and locate those resources they need. December 7th 2015: Union Township Public Library, 27 Main Street, Ripley OH, 45167 [ Read More ]

The gift that keeps giving: Help a loved one live “Well Beyond 60!”

Do you have an older loved one who is difficult to buy for each holiday season because he or she doesn’t need or want anything in particular? The Ohio Department of Aging’s Golden Buckeye program encourages you to consider gift ideas that will help an older friend or relative pursue interests and make choices that [ Read More ]

Clermont County MHRB offers 2016 mini-grants

The Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board (MHRB) will again offer “mini-grants” in 2016 to fund activities that promote positive mental health and prevent substance abuse. The board is looking for innovative projects that will positively affect mental health and/or prevent substance abuse for any age group. A total up to $60,000, from the [ Read More ]

Campaign behind goal

The Salvation Army in Cincinnati today announced that its 2015 Kettle Campaign is currently 22.4% behind goal at this point in the campaign. Through the month of November, the campaign has raised $162,000 against a goal of $800,000 this year. In comparison, the campaign had raised almost $210,000 by the end of November last year. [ Read More ]

Underground storm system work will require road closure on Branch Hill-Guinea Road

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office today announced that traffic on Branch Hill-Guinea Road from Branch Hill-Miamiville to Branch Hill-Loveland will be closed in both directions. The closure began Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, and will go through Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, weather permitting. A detour will be in place that directs traffic from Branch-Hill Guinea Road [ Read More ]

David Ammen home will be on Georgetown’s annual home tour

The annual Christmas Home Tour, sponsored by the U.S. Grant Homestead Association, will be on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 from noon to 5 p.m. The tour begins at the U.S. Grant Home at the intersection of Grant Avenue and North Water Street where you can buy tickets and pick up a tour packet. Tickets are [ Read More ]

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