Community Archive

Area school board members honored

Three area school board members are among a select group honored by their peers this month. Sue Steele of Goshen Local Schools, David Yockey of Milford Exempted Village Schools, and Mark Ewing of Batavia Local Schools were presented with the Ohio School Boards Association’s (OSBA) Award of Achievement on March 10. They are also all [ Read More ]

NRMS dominates Science Olympiad regional

New Richmond Middle School’s Science Olympiad team is headed back to next month’s Ohio Science Olympiad at Ohio State University with a lot of momentum after recording 1st and 3rd place finishes in the Cincinnati Regional Science Olympiad. “Our goal at state is to break into the top 10. New Richmond placed 12th last year [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center SkillsUSA succeed at the South Central Regional Skill Championships

Students from the Grant Career Center Chapter of SkillsUSA brought back seven state-qualifying medals from the South Central Regional Skill Championships held in late February at the Collins Career Center and the Columbus State Community College. Bringing back a first place gold medal for their efforts include Nathan Bromer, Technical Drafting, (New Richmond); The Opening [ Read More ]

It’s a party for Parker

A family dance party to show our continued support for a very brave little boy. Tickets can be purchased through the “It’s a Party for Parker” Facebook page via www.Eventbrite.com When: Friday May 1st Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Where: Eastside Christian Church, 5874 Montclair Boulevard Milford He is one of the bravest, toughest, strongest….and oh [ Read More ]

Expansion underway for local business

A-1 Fabricators & Finishers’ is scheduled to resume construction efforts of an additional facility with completion anticipated for early summer. Conveniently located next to the already established A-1 Fabricators manufacturing facility on Curliss Lane in Batavia, Ohio the expansion will allow for continued growth of the existing fabrication turnkey operation. Established in 2004, growth and [ Read More ]

Commissioner Proud begins 25th term as chair of Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission

Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud was recently re-elected to his 25th term as Chairman of the Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC), which coordinates federal, state and local resources to encourage development in 12 southern Ohio counties, including Clermont. Proud was first elected chairman in March 1991, and has been re-elected annually since then. “I [ Read More ]

Come shop, or adopt, or both!

How many garage sales entertain you with adorable, adoptable pets while you’re shopping? Clermont County’s does! The first annual Clermont Rescue Rummage and Adoption Day event, featuring the many wonderful rescue organizations of Clermont County, is coming up on Saturday, May 2. Customers will find great bargains, and the proceeds of our giant, cooperative garage [ Read More ]

Pierce Township Trustees recognize citizens for assistance

At the March 11​ ​Pierce Township Trustee Meeting, the Trustees recognized James and Joshua Swader of Bethel for assistance to the police department on February 1. James and Joshua were driving east on State Route 125 near Amelia Olive Branch Road when they observed Officer Jay Shaw make a traffic stop. They watched the suspect [ Read More ]

Williamsburg school district offers open enrollment

The Williamsburg local school district will offer open enrollment to students who reside in any Ohio school district for the 2015 – 2016 year. Open enrollment applications may be obtained at the Williamsburg Board of Education office at 549-A West Main St., Williamsburg, Ohio 45176. For questions, please call (513) 724-3077, extension 10. The applications [ Read More ]

Kroger director will offer Business Technology Summit 2015 keynote

Shashank Saxena, Director of Digital and e-commerce technology at Kroger Co, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 edition of the Business Technology Summit. As part of his role he manages the Web, Mobile, Tablet, e-commerce and shared service app development teams. Shashank’s presentation, “How Digital Disruption Is Levelling the Playing Field For Smaller [ Read More ]


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