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Area residents graduate from Wilmington College

Wilmington College conferred 303 graduating seniors with Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Masters in Education (MED) degrees at its 139th annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, some receiving special honor recognition, were from the college’s main campus, Cincinnati Branch in Blue Ash and the degree completion program at Cincinnati State Technical and Community [ Read More ]

SR 749 closure scheduled

State Route 749 will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work beginning Monday, July 20, 2015. The closure will be located on state Route 749 between U.S. 52 and state Route 132. Eastbound state Route 749 traffic will be detoured to south U.S. 52 to north state Route 132; westbound state Route 749 [ Read More ]

Library to host STEAM-powered Maker Festival

Experience an all-day STEAM-powered Maker Festival of fun, creation and artistry at the Union Township Branch Library. Enjoy a family-friendly event celebrating science, technology, education, arts, crafts, food, and more. Celebrate makers from the community. Enjoy hands-on and exciting demonstrations. Become empowered to create. • Dye yarn using Kool-Aid • Become a textile weaver and [ Read More ]

Visit the library at the fair

Fair food, livestock, cotton candy and lots more can be found at the annual Clermont County Fair – including the Clermont County Public Library. Visit the library’s booth in the commercial building Monday through Friday to learn more about services and programs. Pick up a free gift. Stop in and say hello. The Hands Up! [ Read More ]

Funding available to improve water quality

Funding will be available through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), providing $17.5 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help protect water quality in the western basin of Lake Erie. The five-year RCPP agreement was signed on Friday, May 1, and is now ready to assist farmers in installing a variety [ Read More ]

New Domestic Violence Protection Cards released

Beginning Monday, June 29, 2015, the Clermont County Domestic Relations Court will offer a wallet-size Civil Protection Order card that provides law enforcement agencies with a practical way to verify and enforce protection orders. “The card contains the case number and relevant information from the protection order, but it is a more convenient format for [ Read More ]

Local residents graduate from Tulane University

Tulane University awarded degrees to more than 2,800 graduates on May 16, 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. • Annie Matthews, of Batavia, graduated from the A. B. Freeman School of Business with a Bachelor Science Management degree. • Chad Moles, of Batavia, graduated from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine [ Read More ]

Local student graduates from Oregon State

Oregon State University will hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. OSU is one of the few large universities in the nation to hand out students’ actual diplomas during the commencement ceremony. The commencement speaker is Howard K. Koh, director of the Leading Change Studio at Harvard [ Read More ]

Batavia student awarded for academic excellence at Lipscomb University

Batvia student Kenleigh Howard has been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during the spring semester 2015, said Dr. Craig W. Bledsoe, Provost. Howard, a Glen Este High School graduate and English: Writing Track and History major, has been placed on the Provost’s List. At the end of each semester, students who make perfect [ Read More ]

OSU Extension announces 2015 “Preserving the Harvest” workshops

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will be hosting Preserving the Harvest Workshops, August 13, and September 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Clermont County Fairgrounds in the 4-H kitchen, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. This annual program is taught by Margaret Jenkins, Family & Consumer Sciences Educator. Preserving the Harvest workshops support [ Read More ]

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