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SOACDF 2017-2018 programs

The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation will be offering Competitive Grants available July 1, 2017 for the following 22 counties: Adams, Athens, Brown, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Gallia, Greene, Jackson, Highland, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Montgomery, Noble, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton, Warren, Washington. • Agricultural Develop-ment • The Pat Raines Young Farmer • Environmental/ [ Read More ]

Franklin Township Historical Society meeting roundup

By Linda Poe Franklin Township Historical Society met May 20, 2017 at 9 A.M. at the Franklin Township building. We discussed the ongoing work being done at Smyrna cemetery. Mike Celphane stated that so far, they have found an unmarked grave of a child’s coffin, two brick vaults and a brick walkway. There are also [ Read More ]

Brown elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board of trustees

Nathan Brown of Hillsboro has been elected District 20 Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland counties. He was elected in a special election to fill the unexpired term of [ Read More ]

SSCC announces its honors lists for the spring semester

Southern State Community College has released its president’s and dean’s list for academic excellence for Spring Semester 2017. To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must maintain a 4.0 grade point average while carrying a specific number of academic credit hours. Those who achieve the dean’s list are full-time students who have earned [ Read More ]

Amelia Library is hosting a program about World War I

When the United States joined their allies to fight in World War I, Clermont County residents actively helped the war effort at home. Historian Gary Knepp will talk about how Clermont County played a part in the war effort and the men who served during a program at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the [ Read More ]

Clermont County DAV’s annual Forget-Me-Not Poppy Drive

Chapter #63 (Clermont County of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be conducting their annual Forget-Me-Not Poppy Drive on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Kroger Marketplace Store, 262 West Main Street, in Amelia. They will be distributing poppies from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on that Saturday. The Chapter passed a motion at their [ Read More ]

Clermont County student graduates from Ohio Dominican University

Jessica Eberly, Bachelor of Science, received her degree at Ohio Dominican University’s (ODU’s) Spring Commencement, which was held May 13, 2017. More than 250 students had degrees conferred upon them as they were joined by ODU faculty, staff, alumni, and hundreds of family and friends in Alumni Hall, located on the University’s main campus at [ Read More ]

Ohio Retired Teachers Celebrate 70 years of advocating for pensions and benefits

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA), the local chapter in Clermont County is encouraging current and retired teachers in the area to learn more about ORTA and attend an upcoming event. Clermont County is one of 88 chapters that are part of the statewide organization. ORTA advocates and [ Read More ]

‘Leading Ladies of Lebanon’

In 2002, Lebanon celebrated its Bicentennial. In honor of the event, LTC applied for and received a grant from the Fine Arts Fund to commission a play about the women who contributed to Lebanon’s history. Former LTC board member and accomplished writer, Jill Davis, researched and wrote an original play called Leading Ladies of Lebanon, [ Read More ]

African violet plant is cloned

The Grant Career Center, Biotechnology program has successfully cloned an African Violet plant! Among many other things, our students are learning about plant tissue culture and micropropagation. These are the same methods the Cincinnati Zoo uses in their conservation efforts with endangered plant species! How amazing!

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