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Grant Career Center SkillsUSA state champions

The 2015 SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships gathered nearly three-thousand members and advisors from career training programs throughout Ohio, including 32 members of the Grant Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter. The 63nd Annual Skills Championship was held at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, April 14 and 15, 2015. The Ohio SkillsUSA Championships consist of 90 career [ Read More ]

Jennifer L. Ward joins Sibcy Cline Realtors

Scott N. Dunn, Vice President and Sales Manager of Sibcy Cline Milford office, is pleased to announce Jennifer L. Ward has joined this office as a Realtor®. Prior to beginning her real estate career, Ward had experience as administrative support specialist, appraisal technician and insurance agent. She studied Administrative Support at the University of Cincinnati. [ Read More ]

Garden Club to meet

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, June 2nd, at 6:30 pm at the Williamsburg First Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Gay Streets. The program for the evening will be presented by James Hickey, Professor of Biology at Miami University. His topic will be “Mosses”. Hostesses for the evening are Carol Keller and Terri [ Read More ]

JK’s Chili hosts Vietnam book signing

“JK’s Chili in Madeira has been known for its neighborhood atmosphere, great food and fantastic chili for over 40 years”, said owner Nate Mercer, “but it has never hosted a book signing, until now. Ken Williamson, a local author and a regular at the restaurant, will be here signing his book, “Saying Goodbye To Vietnam”, [ Read More ]

Ohio State University Extension-Clermont County participates in rain barrel project

Ohio State University Extension-Clermont County was selected to paint a rain barrel as part of the second annual Rain Barrel Art Project, an initiative designed to educate the community about water conservation and pollution caused by storm water runoff. Local artist, Julie Saunders of West Union, Ohio designed and painted the Rain Barrel on behalf [ Read More ]

OSUE Clermont hosted 21st annual SW Ohio Perennial School

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County hosted the 21st Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School April 9th at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall. The event, attended by 90 guests, centered on five educational presentations with a tradeshow featuring eleven regional vendors and gardening organizations. This year’s educational topics included Perennial Vegetable Gardening – Asparagus & [ Read More ]

Bethel UMC Pastor co-authors book

Dr. Thomas Schwind, former pastor at Bethel UMC (1993-98), releases book Heritage Parenting and introduces the concept of Disciple[ing] to our children in the same way that Jesus mentored his 12 disciples. Heritage Parenting is the manner of raising children to love and follow God according to the biblical patterns Jesus used while training disciples [ Read More ]

Grippa wins Miss Junior Teen Ohio U.S. Pageant

On March 7th, 2015, during Miss Ohio United States Weekend 2015, Rosa Grippa, 13, of Batavia, Ohio, participated in various areas of competition such as runway, featuring The Fashion Hero reality television show, personal introduction, photogenic, people’s choice, achievement, interview, swimwear, evening gown and on-stage question. Miss Grippa excelled in each area and was ultimately [ Read More ]

Six NRHS juniors going to Buckeye Boys/Girls State

Six New Richmond High School juniors who exemplify character, integrity, leadership and scholarship have been selected to attend the 2015 American Legion’s Buckeye Boys and Buckeye Girls State conventions the week of June 14. Nick Kirby, Chase Heflin, Evan Grippa and Carter Light will be attending Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University. Lindsey [ Read More ]

Williamsburg alumni to dedicate monument bench

On April 30, 1974, two brothers from the Village of Williamsburg drowned in an accident at the Williamsburg Dam on the Little Miami River. Their father made simple markers for the graves of Tom Harris, who was 14, and Kenny, who was 11. “Every student in every class in Williamsburg remembers exactly where they were [ Read More ]


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