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Boy asks for books for birthday to donate them to Adopt A Book

Not many children would give up the opportunity to receive birthday gifts, but New Richmond resident Griffin Henderson did just that. Henderson is the son of Lea and Mike Henderson. He is a first grader at Monroe Elementary School in New Richmond. Henderson recently asked his family and friends to bring new books to his [ Read More ]

25th ‘Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous’ will be on April 29

Celebrating twenty five years of historical education, the “Grassy Run” organization will kick off this annual event on Friday April 29, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. with its very successful school day program. Children from all over the Greater Cincinnati area will converge on Williamsburg, Ohio, Clermont County for this one of a kind [ Read More ]

Car, Quilt & Craft show to feature book sale, carriage rides

Chatfield College in St. Martin, OH will once again feature free horse and carriage rides at the 2016 Car, Quilt & Craft Show on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Chatfield College. The free carriage rides are courtesy of First State Bank and will be provided by Wendy’s Carriage, Goshen Ohio. [ Read More ]

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with Cincinnati Nature Center. Bring your friends—Friday April 22, Saturday April 23 and Sunday, April 24 will be free admission for all. Come and explore the trails and experience trailside stations as you hike. These stations are a great opportunity to discover and learn about interesting nature topics that are happening in [ Read More ]

Drug Take-Back Day is April 30 in Clermont Co.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Clermont County will hold a Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30 at the following locations: Amelia Police Department, 44 West Main St.; Felicity Police Department, 415 West Walnut Lane; Goshen Police Department, 6757 Goshen Road; and Pierce Township Police Department, 950 Locust Corner Road. Milford police will collect [ Read More ]

Plant a tree on Arbor Day, receive free night of camping

Ohioans wanting to celebrate Arbor Day this year are encouraged to donate and help plant a tree at Ohio State Parks. For their efforts, participants who donate a tree and help plant it will receive one free night of camping for each tree they donate. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is inviting park [ Read More ]

Batavia Patrol Post has new location

The Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has a new location due to renovations taking place over the next year. Beginning April 18, the Batavia Post will be located at 4424 Aicholtz Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45245. The post will return to its original location when renovations are complete. Dispatchers for the post relocated [ Read More ]

Duke recognizes Batavia for cooperation in gas line replacements

Duke Energy commended the Village of Batavia for its cooperation in Duke’s Accelerated Main Replacement Program. The fall 2015 program replaced gas mains to improve the reliability and safety of gas service in Ohio communities. Presenting a memorial clock with cross sections of PVC gas lines to Mayor John Thebout, center, are Warren Walker, Duke’s [ Read More ]

Everyday Games collects over 1,200 books for local schools

Village of Batavia business owner, Summer Tyler, was able to collect over 1,100 books for local nonprofit, Adopt a Book. Adopt a Book is dedicated to providing at-risk kids with books of their own. The nonprofit serves to foster literacy and a love of reading by distributing new and gently used books to disadvantaged children. [ Read More ]

Engineering students survive Chip Challenge

This year McNicholas High School is offering Introduction to Engineering. The one semester class for Juniors and Seniors is designed to be a survey of the different branches of engineering for students thinking of pursuing engineering in college. In addition to field trips and speakers, students complete a hands-on project in each branch covered, to [ Read More ]


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