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Community Toy Chest makes holiday brighter

“Because of the generosity of this community, the holidays will be a little brighter for 350 Clermont County foster children,” said Sanna Gast with the Community Toy Chest, an agency that provides gifts to children in the care of the Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services. “Two weeks ago we were really worried [ Read More ]

Fastiques donates $50K to Shriners Burns Hospital

$3,000 donated to Earth Angel The Fastiques Rod & Custom car club based in Owensville held its annual banquet Sunday, Dec. 5. Each year the club honors the many volunteers who help make its event, the Pumpkin Run Nationals, possible. Fastiques is a non-profit organization comprised of 50 member families. Proceeds from the Pumpkin Run [ Read More ]

Light Up Felicity winners announced

It was a magical winter wonderland Monday evening, Dec. 13. Snow was on the ground and snowflakes in the air. Judges from Felicity Garden Club drove around the village of Felicity above the river and through the woods; over hill and dale we went, listening and seeing the sights and sounds of Christmas in Felicity. [ Read More ]

Batavia business wins second place in business plan competition

Byron Tudor and Summer Tyler, owners of Environmental Partners, a commercial and industrial heating and air conditioning firm, have been selected as the second place winners of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at the Clermont Chamber and UC Clermont College’s first Business Plan Competition. Environmental Partners entered in the entrepreneur category and won $2,500 [ Read More ]

Groups come together to help at Christmas

A local church and several civic organizations came together at UC Clermont Dec. 18 for “Wrapping Clermont Together,” a family event offering canned goods, toiletries, Christmas gifts, and pet food to those in need. Families were identified by Landmark Baptist Church early in the month and were invited to the gift-giving event to enjoy holiday [ Read More ]

Pop-up books featured at Promont Museum

Step back into time this holiday season and visit the beautiful Promont House Museum in Milford. The ornate mansion is decorated in much the same way as it would have been during the Victorian-era when Ohio Governor and Clermont County native John Pattison called it home. “Nuts, feathers, and pinecones adorn the Christmas trees, along [ Read More ]

Forman wins two cowboy titles in rodeo competition

This summer, 8-year-old Chase Forman of Goshen competed in the Ohio Junior Rodeo Association (OJRA) in Urbana, Ohio. Chase has been competing in OJRA rodeos since the age of 4 and now it’s a family affair. He rodeos along side with his 4-year-old brother, Tate; his 6-year-old cousin, Austin Kube; and his 3-year-old cousin, Charlie [ Read More ]

Board member takes seat

Garrett Slone of Pierce Township recently became the newest member of the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Slone was appointed by Judge Stephanie Wyler to fill a position that requires the Board member be a family member of an adult who is eligible to receive services from the DD program. Vice President Harry Snyder [ Read More ]

Judge Shriver elected to judicial conference post

Trumbull County Probate Court Judge Thomas Swift and Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James Shriver have been elected to lead the Ohio Judicial Conference, a statewide organization comprised of 725 Ohio judges. Judge Swift was elected to chair the conference and Judge Shriver was elected as second vice chair of the organization, during the Ohio [ Read More ]

Murals painted in Williamsburg High School thanks to grant

Williamsburg High School Principal Barry Dalton credits Mindy Hastings, a math teacher at Williamsburg High School, with discovering and writing the Learn and Serve grant for the school. This grant has allowed murals to painted throughout the school. “One of the things we had been talking about as a staff was increasing school pride as [ Read More ]

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