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League of Women Voters to meet March 25

When the state cut funding for local governments and the schools, it cut money for Mental Health Services. Mental illness is a quiet epidemic that costs the economy $105 billion annually. Sixty percent of Americans with mental health disorders go untreated. The crazy part: U.S. spends $113 billion on mental health treatment. What’s being done? Not [ Read More ]

Mathletes Shine in UC contest

Each year, the faculty and staff of the University of Cincinnati Mathematics Department sponsor an academic mathematics competition. This year marks the 29th year of this competition, and on March 1, students from the Clermont County Gifted STEM Program participated, along with hundreds of other students from across the tri-state. Students competed in teams to [ Read More ]

Clermont Extension hosts 20th annual perennial school

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 10 at 8 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. The event will feature educational presentations with a tradeshow, staffed by regional vendors and gardening organizations. Presentation speakers include Brian Jorg of Cincinnati [ Read More ]

Help protect nature preserves with in Ohio’s income tax checkoff program

When filling out their taxes this year, Ohioans can make a difference in preserving the state’s wealth of natural resources for generations to come by making a donation through Ohio’s Income Tax Checkoff Program. Old-growth woods, bogs and fens, endangered species, prairies and other remnants of Ohio’s natural history are all protected by a system [ Read More ]

NRMS Science Olympiad team wins regional championship

Competing against top national and Ohio Science Olympiad teams in two prestigious invitational meets in preparation for the regional and state competition paid off for New Richmond Middle School which won its second Science Olympiad Cincinnati Regional championship in three years March 1 at at UC Blue Ash College. New Richmond Middle School Team Black [ Read More ]

USDA cover crop forum held in Owensville

Over 50 people attended the USDA sponsored cover crop forum in Owensville on Feb. 18 to view the live broadcast of the National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health and to participate in local discussions on soil health. Mr. Brad Barber and Mr. Ernie Hatfield were two local farmers who presented their experiences using [ Read More ]

Midwest Culinary Institute team wins bronze in statewide competition

A team of students from the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State won a bronze medal for its third place showing in the recent Student American Culinary Federation state competition at Hocking College near Athens, Ohio. The teams in the competition were required to prepare a four-course meal in 75 minutes, and also participated in [ Read More ]

You need to learn the basics of Medicare if you’re turning 65

Are you one of the nearly 150,000 Ohioans who will celebrate their 65th birthdays this year? If so, you will become eligible for Medicare and will likely have questions about your health care benefits. You will face a dizzying array of choices: Which prescription drug plan is right for you? Should you choose traditional Medicare [ Read More ]

Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds public not to drink and drive

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to designate a sober driver before the party begins. The Patrol will be working with local law enforcement to remove impaired drivers as part of the National Highway Safety Administration’s Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving campaign. St. Patrick’s Day has become a [ Read More ]

CHIP contractor meeting to be held

The Clermont County Department of Community & Economic Development will host a meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10 in the shared conference room of the administration building, located at 101 E. Main Street, 3rd Floor, in the Village of Batavia for contractors interested in participating in the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP). The CHIP [ Read More ]

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