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COCC Dean’s List features local

Central Oregon Community College (COCC) has announced its Summer 2017 Dean’s List. The Dean’s List recognizes students enrolled in 12 or more graded credits who receive a term GPA of 3.60 or better. WILLIAMSBURG, OH Shaffer, Zachary

Local Mercy hospitals make donation of medical supplies and equipment to Supplies Over Seas

At the suggestion of Anderson and Clermont Hospitals’ Patient & Family Advisory Councils and leadership teams, the hospitals are expanding a medical item recycling program. The hospital is doing this by donating unused medical supplies and equipment to Supplies Overseas (SOS). Clermont Hospital clinical administrator Lindsay Sandefur initiated the program, which has now grown to [ Read More ]

Members introduce bipartisan legislation on the dangers of legalizing physician-assisted suicide

On Sept. 27, Rep. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), along with Rep. Lou Correa (D-CA), Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (R-MD), Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA), Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL), Rep. James Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Ralph Abraham, M.D. (R-LA), Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA), and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) introduced H. Con. Res. 80, expressing the [ Read More ]

Librari*Con to feature Star Wars character visit

The fifth-annual Clermont County Librari*Con on Nov. 4 will celebrate geek and fandom culture. Librari*Con is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Union Township Branch Library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Admission is free and activities are geared toward teens and adults. • Visit with 501st Ohio Star Wars characters and other [ Read More ]

Clermont Library to host short story contest through Nov. 30

Everyone has a story … unleash yours during the Short Story Contest hosted by the Clermont County Public Library Oct. 8 through Nov. 30.  The contest is open to writers in two categories: Teens age 11 to 17 and adults age 18 and up.  To submit your entry, go to by midnight Nov. 30. [ Read More ]

Clermont County youth celebrate National 4-H week

For the 75th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will be celebrating National 4-H Week during the first full week of October. Clermont County 4-H will leverage National 4-H Week this year by showcasing the incredible experiences 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H youth in [ Read More ]

Bill and Pat Browning celebrated 50 years of marriage Sept. 30

The couple was married on Sept. 30, 1967, 50 years ago. Their best man and maid of honor at their wedding, Ray and Sue Hicks also just celebrated their 50th anniversary back on May 20th. The top photo was taken in October of 1967. All of them are still together as friends to this day. [ Read More ]

Ohio River Sweep poster contest

Students are invited to design a poster for the 29th annual Ohio River Sweep 2018! Fifteen prizes will be awarded. The grand prize is $500 and the school representing the grand prize winner will also receive an award. A $500 prize will be presented to the student with the winning design for the official Ohio [ Read More ]

Sponsor a child this holiday season

Clermont County Children’s Protective Services (CPS) is hoping to brighten the holidays for the 280 children in its custody – and residents, churches, businesses, and organizations in Clermont County can help. “For years, our generous sponsors of the Community Toy Chest have helped to make Christmas a happier time for our children, most of whom [ Read More ]

Ohio Connections Academy students, others take part in OCA Statewide Picnic Day

More than 900 students, parents and guests from Ohio Connections Academy (OCA), a public K-12 online charter school, recently gathered at 14 different parks and nature reserves across the state for the school’s annual statewide picnic. One of the picnics was held at East Fork State Park in Clermont County where students and teachers took [ Read More ]

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