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OSU Extension to host fall diabetes workshop

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will be hosting Dining with Diabetes, a three-class health workshop, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Clermont County Fairgrounds 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. Dining with Diabetes (DWD) is a series of classes conducted by Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) staff and [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center opens new animal science facility

Grant Career Center has announced the opening of the Animal Science Facility that will house two new programs for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. The addition of Equine Science and Veterinary Science programs to the existing programs will offer students outstanding opportunities in our agricultural community. The Animal Science Facility has been built on the [ Read More ]

Vietnam veterans to hold their annual golf outing Sept. 6

Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 will hold its ninth annual golf outing on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Elk’s Run Golf Club in Batavia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 10:30. The cost of $80 per person includes 18 holes of golf, cart, two drink tickets and an Italian buffet [ Read More ]

US Army Corps of Engineers shares water safety tips for Labor Day holiday

It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges you to remember these safety tips. Before heading out for the lake or river, be sure you have a life jacket on hand for everyone. Check [ Read More ]

Community invited to Perintown UMC picnic

The Perintown United Methodist Church is holding a free community picnic Saturday, Aug. 23. Everyone in the community is invited to this second annual event, which will be held from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The church is located on Route 50 across from Roundbottom Road.

Labrynth Arts Festival will feature several Clermont Co. artists

Chris Burroughs, chairperson of the Labyrinth Arts Festival and resident of Batavia Township, is pleased announce the participation of several Clermont County artists and committee members. The October 11 event will feature artists with diverse specialties. Michael Ball, master woodturner from Loveland, will offer his wooden platters, bowls, vases, earring pedestals and crochet needles. He [ Read More ]

Union Township Fire Dept. reaccredited by CFAI

The Union Township Fire Department has received Accredited Agency Status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. UTFD is one of 200 agencies to achieve Internationally Accredited Agency status with the CFAI and the Center for Public Safety Excellence Inc. (CPSE). [ Read More ]

Clermont County 4-H receives nearly $500 from Paper Clover

Clermont County 4-H received $459 through the spring 4-H Paper Clover Campaign, a partnership with Ohio State University Extension Clermont County, National 4-H Council and Tractor Supply Company. “On behalf of the Clermont County 4-H program, I want to thank all who supported this fundraiser, as well as our local TSC stores for hosting the [ Read More ]

Labor Day weekend is coming up

Labor Day weekend is approaching. For many Americans, that means an extra day off work, barbeques and visits with family or friends. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp increase in drunk driving-related fatalities. Clermont County Safe Communities reminds the community that starting Aug. 15 through Sept. 1, local police will be aggressively targeting drunk drivers [ Read More ]

Probation program helps parents find a job – instead of going to prison

Since 2011, 132 parents who were indicted for criminal nonsupport of their children found a better alternative than going to prison – a job. Thanks to the Success Through Employment Program (STEP), operated by the Clermont County Common Pleas Adult Probation Department, these men and women are working and helping to support their children. “About [ Read More ]

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