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Local students named to dean’s list

Area students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall/winter terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average. Goshen Alexander Edwards, a junior, is the son of Darrell and Rudy Edwards of Goshen and is a graduate of Goshen High School. Loveland Hannah [ Read More ]

New Richmond 4th-grader wins contest

A fourth-grader from New Richmond Elementary was recognized by the Clermont County Commissioners for her winning design in the second annual Spring Litter Clean-Up T-shirt Design Contest. Karley Wrigglesworth and her teacher, Meredith Zimmerman, were given certificates of appreciation by Commissioner David Uible on March 7 for contributing to local education efforts to promote litter [ Read More ]

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast teams up with Adopt A Book

The Aronoff Center is helping the Cincinnati nonprofit, Adopt A Book, raise needed funds, by donating a portion of ticket sales for performances of the smash hit Broadway musical, Beauty and the Beast. Adopt a Book is dedicated to providing at-risk kids with books of their own. The nonprofit serves to foster literacy and a [ Read More ]

Local residents earn degree from WGU

The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 30th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Orlando on February 6 and celebrated the graduation of more than 7,300 graduates. • Matthew Hancock of Amelia (45102) has received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. • David Evans of Batavia (45103) [ Read More ]

Ohio Newspapers Foundation announces 2016 opportunities

The Ohio Newspapers Foundation has broadened scholarship opportunities for students majoring in one of the following newspaper industry related fields: journalism, advertising, marketing and communications. For college students there are three $1500 university journalism scholarships, one $1500 Harold Douthit regional scholarship and one $1500 ONWA annual scholarship. For Ohio high school seniors there is one [ Read More ]

NRMS Science Olympiad going back to state

New Richmond Middle School’s Science Olympiad team is making what is becoming an annual trip to The Ohio State University for the state Science Olympiad finals after a strong second place finish in the Cincinnati Regional Science Olympiad competition March 5 at Xavier University. The NRMS team finished with 77 points, 11 behind Mason Middle [ Read More ]

Carrot Crunchers donate dues, elect officers

Clermont County Carrot Crunchers ended 2015 by donating all their dues to Empower Youth Tiger Pack program and Clermont to the Rescue Humane Society, in addition to purchasing trophy’s for this year’s county fair. January’s meeting was election of officers. All club members nominate and vote on each position. Carrot crunchers 2016 officers are as [ Read More ]

Enjoy the sweetness of maple syrup season at Ohio State Parks

Is there anything better than a breakfast of pancakes or waffles smothered with delicious maple syrup? Eager to try homemade maple syrup this year? Look no further than Ohio State Parks! Warmer days and chilly nights are the ideal conditions to get sap flowing from Ohio’s maple trees, and five state parks will host maple [ Read More ]

Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital named to 100 top hospitals list for the seventh time

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that Truven Health AnalyticsTM has named Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®. This is the seventh time Clermont Hospital has earned the prestigious recognition. “Earning a place on the 100 Top [ Read More ]

Weekend Walker: Batavia Township Community Center

The Batavia Township Community Center at 1535 Cough Pike has a newly finished path around the parameter of the center area. We walked at noon on Nov., 22, 2015, temperature 31 degrees with a breeze. The path was wide, newly paved, mostly concrete with some black top areas, flat, surrounding the community center building and [ Read More ]

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