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Secretary Husted: A single vote makes all the difference

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced that 29 local elections were decided by a single vote or tied during the 2017 General Election held on November 7. This included 25 local races and four local issues. “When we say ‘one vote matters,’ it’s not just a saying – it has proven true 141 [ Read More ]

FFA consignment auction to be held in Brown County

Consignment Auction. The auction will start at 10 AM. The Eastern Brown FFA Alumni, along with FFA Chapters from Eastern Brown, Fayetteville, Georgetown, Ripley and Western Brown, is sponsoring the auction. This will be the 5th year that the auction has been held at the Brown County Fairgrounds in Georgetown, Ohio. The Auction was originally [ Read More ]

Pierce Township resolutions for 2018

Submitted by Jenny Newcomb, Pierce Township Communications Coordinator We are looking forward to working with Locust Corner Elementary to bring a learning facility to Pierce Park in the form of an “Outdoor Classroom.” This would be through a $7,000 Duke Energy Foundation Grant. In addition, we hope to make additional progress on the park master [ Read More ]

Batavia man dies in vehicle crash

The Batavia Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two vehicle fatal traffic crash. The crash occurred on January 2, 2018, at approximately 7:23 P.M. on Old State Route 32, near Brunk Road, in Batavia Township, Clermont County, Ohio. A 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport, operated by James D. Callihan, age 62, [ Read More ]

Celebrate 75th wedding anniversary in Bethel

Ralph and Donna (Cox) Swisshelm, who live at 615 Georgia Drive in Bethel, will celebrate 75 years together on Saturday, January 13th. Their children are hosting an open house at the Bethel United Methodist Church, which is located on 402 W. Plane Street in Bethel on Sunday, January 14th from 2-4 p.m. Come say hi [ Read More ]

Amelia Garden club to meet

The Amelia Garden Club’s next meeting is scheduled for January 17 at 7:15 p.m. at the Amelia Administration Building, 119 W. Main Street, Amelia, OH 45102. Meeting topic will be “Organic Gardening”. Our presenter will be Ms. Marta Ray. Marta grew up in the historic city of Lviv, Ukraine and her parents never owned a [ Read More ]

Milford Historical Society accepts historical painting, ‘War Dogs,’ into its art collection

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) has accepted a gift/donation of an historical painting into its art collection. An original oil painting by Enno Meyer (1874-1947) titled “War Dogs” was presented to GMAHS on Sunday, December 17, 2017 by Bob Siegfried, a local resident and distant relative by marriage to Enno Meyer. Enno Meyer [ Read More ]

Pierce trustee to SORTA

At their Dec. 20 session, Clermont County Commissioners designated Pierce Township Trustee Allen Freeman as the county representative on the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA Board of Trustees. The recommendation goes to the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, which appoints six of SORTA’s 13 trustees. Hamilton County appoints one trustee each from Butler, [ Read More ]

Ohio EPA: Record year in 2017

More than $242 Million invested in 22 Southwest Ohio projects throughout the year Ohio EPA issued more than $936 million this year to finance projects that upgrade drinking water infrastructure and improve the quality of Ohio’s lakes, rivers and streams — more than ever before in the 28-year history of the state’s revolving loan programs. [ Read More ]

Goshen grad makes Dean’s List

2017 Goshen Grad named to Dean’s List in first semester as a cadet. Connor Thomas graduated Goshen H.S. with a 4.08 GPA and has carried his work ethic to Charleston, South Carolina and to the notoriously rigorous military science university known as The Citadel. At Goshen, Connor was an academic all-conference athlete eight times and [ Read More ]


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