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LEGO Robotics Workshop to be held at the fairgrounds

On Saturday, Sept. 24 there will be LEGO robotics workshop in the 4H building at the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville. The workshop will run from 12 – 4 p.m. The program is being hosted by two FIRST LEGO League teams – the LEGO Legend Crusaders from St. Louis School and the RoboRadars from St. [ Read More ]

Pierce Township looking for commission members

The Pierce Township Board of Trustees is seeking Township residents interested in serving on the Zoning Commission or Board of Zoning Appeals. Both the Zoning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals are administrative boards consisting of five members each who shall be residents of the unincorporated area of the township. Members serve five year terms. [ Read More ]

Woodruffs celebrate 60th

Wallace and Wandra Woodruff will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 29, 2011. They were married on Wanda’s 17th birthday. They have four chidren: Pat Blair, Pam Ollendich, Mike Woodruff, and Doug Woodruff. They have six granddaughters, three grandsons, and 10 great-granddaughters. An open hosue will be held from 2 – 5 p.m. at the [ Read More ]

Ollendick, Jones marry

A.J. Ollendick and Jackie Jones were united in holy matrimony July 16, 2011. A.J. is the son of Rev. Ralph and Pam Ollendick of New Richmond, Ohio. Jackie is the daughter of Sam and Janet Jones of Hamersville. A.J. is a 2005 graduate of New Richmond High School and is attending the University of Cincinnati [ Read More ]

Great Oaks is seeking nominees for the Distinguished Alumni Awards

Since 2006, Great Oaks has honored those alumni who have distinguished themselves personally and professionally, and who have had an impact on their world. Past honorees include business and community leaders, teachers, and craft professionals, as well as an inventor, a state representative, an Olympic gold medalist, and an Emmy Award nominee. Nominations for the [ Read More ]

Amelia graduate a finalist in dog park contest

An exciting new dog park could be in the future for Clermont County, thanks to a local dog owner (and her pup) who are finalists in Beneful’s 2011 Dream Dog Park Contest. Amanda Harrell, a 2009 Amelia High School graduate, and her dog Zeke, frequent the dog play area at Spencer Shank Park. And while [ Read More ]

Bethel couple responds to new crime wave

In December of 2010, Russell and Mary Durbin were victims of a crime that has since escalated in Clermont County. The couple had gone to check on one of the homes they had for sale, and what they found were footprints in the snow, leading to the spot where their air conditioner had been. “They [ Read More ]

Daugherty elected Lion of the Year by Bethel Lions

At the Bethel Lion’s Club annual summer picnic, Terri Daugherty was voted in as Lion of the Year. Daugherty was Circus Chairman this year. She also has the job of putting together the newsletter keeping all members informed of the goings on of the club. Daugherty is now gathering information to put the annual Community [ Read More ]

Felicity Girl Scouts to honor community women

Felicity Girl Scout Troop 41282 will be hosting an event in March 2012, to honor women from their community who make a difference. Do you know an ordinary woman who does something extraordinary for others and for her community? Whose work has had significant and lasting effect in her community and the lives of others? [ Read More ]

Great Oaks marketing students participated in leadership retreat

Ten Sycamore/Great Oaks marketing students attended the Ohio DECA Summer Leadership Retreat from July 15-18 at Camp Muskingham in Carrollton, Ohio. Students were assigned to small groups and participated in many leadership development activities. These activities included motivational speakers, a co-initiative course and mock competitive event role-plays. The students also improved their self-confidence and increased [ Read More ]

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