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Bark Out Against Battering Pet Fest slated for Oct. 17 at Washington Park

Get ready for one of Washington Park’s most popular events, the 6th annual Bark Out Against Battering Pet Fest at Washington Park on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Event proceeds support a unique program of the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati and the SPCA-Cincinnati. The program helps find temporary and confidential homes [ Read More ]

Mayor and Council work on development

Batavia is evaluating options in Ohio laws that give a village special authority to encourage investment. Village Solicitor Christopher Moore told the Batavia Village Council at their Sept. 14 meeting that they can use money from new development for public improvements ranging from roadways to financial support for new school facilities. Mayor John Thebout asked [ Read More ]

Wound care expert to present on wound bed preparation

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces Mercy Health – West Hospital is hosting a special guest, Dot Weir, a thought leader, author and keynote presenter on advanced wound care management. Weir will present on wound bed preparation and evidenced-based treatment modalities in the Auditorium at [ Read More ]

County Boards of Elections get green light for E-Pollbooks

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced on September 14 that county boards of elections may begin moving forward with the purchase of e-pollbooks. The General Assembly appropriated $12.7 million to aid county governments in covering the cost of upgrading to e-pollbooks during the biennial budget (Am. Sub. H.B. 64) approved on June 30. “E-pollbooks [ Read More ]

Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair

An Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Harmony Hill Museum Carriage House, 299 South Third Street, Willliamsburg, Ohio, sponsored by the Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association, Inc. Qualified antique and coin appraisers will be available to appraise your items. Cost per item [ Read More ]

Taliaferro Chapter begins new 6 meeting term

The Taliaferro Chapter, NSDAR, began their new term of six meetings with Regent, Diana J. Schwartz, presiding, on September 12, in the Historic Presbyterian Church, Georgetown. The first meeting began with a luncheon at noon, catered by The Country Inn. The chapter is celebrating 125 years of volunteer service to America, 1890-2015. Taliaferro Chapter was [ Read More ]

New Richmond School Board asks for override of governor’s veto

The Board of Education of the New Richmond Exempted Village School District passed a resolution at its September 21 meeting asking legislative representatives to sponsor and pass override legislation to Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s veto of PUTPP Reimbursements for FY17 which will cost the district more than $700,000. PUTPP Reimbursements are payments Ohio makes to [ Read More ]

Residents indicted for burglaries

Two more individuals have been indicted for another seven burglary offenses that were committed in Batavia and Stonelick Townships. Ted Kayata, age 35, has been indicted on seven counts of burglary, third degree felonies and two counts of grand theft of firearm third degree felonies. Robert Wilson, age 30, has been indicted on seven counts [ Read More ]

Man seeking information about photo

I received this photo along with others after my parents passed away. Unfortunately no one on my mom’ side of the family is alive to give me any info about this photo. I know it is from Cincinnati, where I grew up. I am guessing one of the ladies on the wagon might be a great-grandmother. [ Read More ]

Story contest deadline is Oct. 1

The Brown County Writers Group and the Mt. Orab Branch of The Brown County Public Library are happy to announce a call for submissions for the 2015 Scary Story Contest. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1. All ages are welcome and the contest is free to all residents of Southwest Ohio. Send [ Read More ]


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