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Airman graduates

U.S. Air Force Airman Jodee M. Alford graduated from basic military training. The training took place at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic [ Read More ]

Students present research

The following students are among a record number of students who presented their research April as part of Heidelberg University’s annual “Minds@Work” Student Research Conference. Loveland, Ohio Madelaine Kuhn, junior, Health Science, Spazzing Out. Darby Moloney, junior, Athletic Training, Non-Contact Knee Injury in Male Collegiate Athletes. Milford, Ohio John Noll, junior, Political Science, The Political [ Read More ]

Pain management clinic has opened in Brown County

With growing public health concerns and frequent news stories about prescription drug and heroin abuse, Governor John Kasich has instituted multiple new legislative changes targeting this epidemic. One of the unintended consequences to come from the changes is increasing difficulty for Ohioans suffering from chronic pain to receive treatment for their debilitating conditions. Dr. Michael [ Read More ]

Clermont County CVB helps secure movie locations

The Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s main focus is to develop economic growth in the tourism industry. They host many events which welcomes thousands of visitors to Clermont County each year. In addition to hosting many events, they have started to work with scouting and location managers for the filming of upcoming movies. On [ Read More ]

Students head to conference

When awards are given at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Orlando this spring, many of the names called will be students from Batavia High School. The students are part of the Great Oaks Legal Office Management program and members of the local BPA chapter. Four are attending because they qualified [ Read More ]

Milford High School-Great Oaks DECA students headed to nationals

Ten Milford High School/Great Oaks students will advance to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California after being among the top four in their events in Ohio. Another seven students finished in the top ten statewide. The students are enrolled in the Great Oaks Marketing Management and Research program at Milford [ Read More ]

Survey: Two-thirds of seniors have been scammed online

Financial and online fraud against aging adults are now considered the “crimes of the century” by the National Council on Aging. Scammers often target seniors because of perceived accumulated wealth, and feel that seniors are less likely to report crimes due to fear of embarrassment. In fact, a new survey[i] by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor [ Read More ]

A career technical education is one path forward

Guest editorial Harry Snyder President/CEO Great Oaks Career Campuses We’re always interested in what people are saying about career-technical education in general and about Great Oaks in particular. At our open houses recently we heard that people are discovering that career-technical education—or vocational education, if you prefer the 1970s term—may be the right path for [ Read More ]

USDA is now accepting more farmland for wildlife habitat

Farm Service Agency reminds producers about a wildlife habitat restoration initiative, known as State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement (SAFE). SAFE is part of the USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), a federally-funded voluntary program that for 30 years has assisted agricultural producers with the cost of restoring, enhancing and protecting certain grasses, shrubs and trees to [ Read More ]

Beck performs in ‘Pippin’

Mackenzie Back of Amelia was in the cast of “Pippin.” “Pippin’ is a musical theatre performance at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. The performance ran Thursday, March 30 through Sunday, April 2 in the Sandra Wolfe Thompson Theatre. “Pippin” is a coming-of-age extravaganza. A gang of young mischief-makers escort a young man through his [ Read More ]

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