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Help out military vets and wild mustangs

Tucked away on twenty tranquil acres, Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) has provided therapeutic riding to children and adults with disabilities for over 30 years. CTRH now offers free programming for military veterans. The program rescues wild mustangs in crisis, and teaches veterans with disabilities the skills they need to gentle the mustangs. In [ Read More ]

Ohio FFA Vice President at Large Kameron Reinhart visits Felicity

By: Kolbie Brandenburg, FFA Reporter On Sept. 13, Ohio FFA Vice President at Large, Kameron Reinhart visited Felicity-Franklin High school to meet with FFA members. While spending his time here, Reinhart lead workshops and shared his experience of being a state officer. The workshop highlighted the ideas of being respectful to others, not to bully, [ Read More ]

Senators and Reps. announce legislation to clear criminal records of human trafficking victims

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and U.S. Representatives Ann Wagner (R-MO), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), and David Jolly (R-FL) on Sept. 28 introduced new bipartisan legislation, the Trafficking Survivors Relief Act, which would clear criminal records of victims of human trafficking. This bill would apply to non-violent crimes committed [ Read More ]

Grant announces students of the month

The September Students of the Month were recently announced to recognize students for their outstanding efforts in the classroom or lab setting. We are very proud of these students and their exceptional efforts. September Students of the Month include: Mia Brown, a senior in in the Construction Technology program who was nominated for being an [ Read More ]

Wenstrup hears concerns at Opiate Task Force meeting

Members of the Clermont County Opiate Task Force were eager to share their thoughts with U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup at their Oct. 13 monthly meeting, where Wenstrup was a guest. Dr. Joe Kahn gave a presentation on carfentanil, the substance being found in heroin locally and throughout Ohio that has resulted in more overdose deaths [ Read More ]

Purple Heart Monument to be dedicated

Dan Hof, Commander of the Military Order Of The Purple Heart, Chapter 156 and their members have been working diligently to get a monument erected in honor of those veterans who were wounded in combat. Following months of fundraising, selecting a design, locating contractors and planning, they needed a place to erect the four foot [ Read More ]

Troopers receive Ace and Criminal Patrol Awards

Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers are continually looking “beyond the plate” to remove drugs from Ohio communities and return stolen vehicles to their rightful owners. Troopers who excelled during the third quarter of 2016 were recognized for their achievements at a ceremony held at the Patrol’s Training Academy today by Colonel Paul A. Pride. The [ Read More ]

Park District fundraiser crowns best local chilis

By: Alicia Gibson Clermont County Park District recognized several local restaurants for their chili-making skills Saturday, October 15th at the Chilo Lock #34 Park and Museum Center as part of the inaugural Chilo Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival to benefit the Clermont County Park District’s Naturalist Programs. Trophies were provided by J & S Trophies [ Read More ]

“Stick It To Me” Blood Drive to be held Nov. 15

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati is asking those with tattoos or piercings to give blood at the “Stick It To Me” Blood Drive on Nov. 15. The event will be held at The Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY from 1-7 p.m. All donors will receive a Southgate House Revival pint glass and will [ Read More ]

Harlem Wizards coming to Western Brown

The Harlem Wizards are coming to Western Brown Local High School, Monday Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The evening promises to be a fun filled event that is great for kids and adults and will guarantee to put a smile on your face! This event is hosted by The Mt. Orab Girls Softball Association. They [ Read More ]

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