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2017 Mrs. Ohio Pageant seeks Mrs. Batavia

The Mrs. Ohio America Pageant is now accepting applications from married women to represent Batavia as a State Finalist in the 2017 pageant being held on April 22, 2017 at the historic Knox County Memorial Theatre in Mt. Vernon. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of Ohio and U.S. citizen, and [ Read More ]

Nominate an education volunteer

Do you know an individual or group volunteering to help children succeed in school? Nominate them for the Clement L. Buenger Award. Consider a company, board member, committee member, program volunteer, or anyone else working hard to support education! Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 16. Visit to submit a nomination. The Clement L. Buenger [ Read More ]

OVRDC’s full commission meeting & picnic

Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission’s Full Commission Meeting & Picnic will be held on Friday, Sept. 23 in Pike County at the OVRDC Office, 73 Progress Drive, Waverly, Ohio. Registration will be held at 10:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at 11 a.m. and lunch will follow at noon. OVRDC Full Commission members have received [ Read More ]

Disaster preparedness workshop for small businesses to be held

Disasters, and the interruption of services they cause, cost time, money and resources. In fact, studies show that one in four businesses do not reopen after a disaster. Is your small business ready to take on a disaster? If not, plan to attend a two-hour workshop for small businesses that will focus on how to [ Read More ]

State Route 131 closure extended

Unexpected utility relocation work and rain have delayed the culvert replacement project on state Route 131 at the state Route 131/132 intersection with Belfast Road. The road is expected to reopen Friday, Sept. 16. The detour continues to use SR 132, U.S. 50, SR 133 and SR 131. Arrow boards and/or signs are in place [ Read More ]

For many in summer youth jobs programs, it’s about giving back to their community

For many young people, a summer job is an opportunity to earn extra money, save some of it, and develop good work habits – the importance of being on time, of being dependable, of learning what customer service actually means. For the young people in Clermont County’s 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program, all that is [ Read More ]

Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s mammography vans visit your neighborhood in September

Schedule your annual mammogram today! It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has three mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace. Since January 2013, Mercy Health Mobile Mammography’s newest mobile unit has offered 3D imaging known as breast tomosynthesis that can [ Read More ]

Agents encourage parents to explain the dangers of alcoho

All across the state of Ohio, young adults are getting ready to embark on a new adventure – college. This is the first time many of them will be away from home. Agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) want to make sure the students understand the dangers of alcohol and getting intoxicated, before they [ Read More ]

Rep. Becker introduces measure for concealed handgun license holders

Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 590 on Aug. 16, which provides protection for Concealed Handgun License (CHL) holders who inadvertently carry a concealed firearm into a posted/prohibited location. In short, House Bill 590 makes it so any CHL holder who carries a concealed firearm into a prohibited or posted place and is [ Read More ]

Monroe Township hosting annual safety day Oct. 8

Monroe Township Fire/EMS is hosting its 3rd annual Safety Day on Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This event will have on display of Fire /EMS Apparatus for the area, Law Enforcement, Clermont County Emergency Management, Board of Health, Air Care, US Army, Mercy Health Mammogram Screening, Red Cross and Salvation Army. During [ Read More ]

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