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Quilters present ‘Quilt of Valor’

“The Anderson Senior Citizen Quilters could not have selected a better recipient for the ‘Quilt of Valor’ than Patricia Alteslane,” said Chaplain Raymond Hutchinson of Chapter 63 (Clermont County) of the Disabled American Veterans. “Hopefully, more veterans in the future will be recognized for their efforts while serving on active duty in the military.” The [ Read More ]

County to save money through new electric, natural gas contracts

Using a competitive bid process, Clermont County Commissioners on Aug. 10 selected Lykins Energy Solutions to provide electricity to county buildings beginning in January 2017, and IGS Energy to provide its natural gas supply beginning in December 2016. The county will realize approximately $67,000 in annual savings compared to current rates, said Sukie Scheetz, Director [ Read More ]

Historic Williamsburg hosting cemetery tour

Harmony Hill Association’s inaugural tour of pioneer gravesites in the Williamsburg Cemetery will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 24 – RAIN OR SHINE! The walking tour will visit ten sites and at each, a costumed guide will speak for approximately five minutes. Speakers will share interesting stories and fascinating facts about early [ Read More ]

‘Prayer for Owen Meany’ opens Playhouse in the Park’s season

A Prayer For Owen Meany launches the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s 2016-17 season in a powerful, spectacularly theatrical way on the Robert S. Marx Theatre stage from Sept. 3 through Oct. 1. For the legions of fans of John Irving’s bestselling book, the transformation of beloved icon Owen Meany from page to stage is [ Read More ]

Man arrested for heroin distribution

A Cincinnati man has been arrested by the Clermont County Narcotics Unit for the distribution of heroin in the village of New Richmond and surrounding areas. Allen Johnson age 33 of Spring Grove Ave. Cincinnati, has been arrested and charged with one count of trafficking in heroin, a felony of the fifth degree and one [ Read More ]

Strickland highlights ‘Ohio Families First’

On Aug. 1, Ted Strickland joined State Representative Denise Driehaus outside the Brent Spence Bridge in Cincinnati to discuss his Ohio Families First proposal to help rebuild America’s infrastructure and create more good paying jobs for Ohioans through the creation of a national Infrastructure Bank. The Brent Spence Bridge is currently ranked as the No. [ Read More ]

Husted announces training funding for elections

As part of ongoing preparations ahead of the Nov. 8 General Election, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced the release of $760,000 in funds for the state’s 88 counties to help offset the cost of mandatory poll worker training for county boards of elections. “Properly trained poll workers are a critical part of [ Read More ]

Diane Morgan joins International Cultural Exchange Services

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) welcomes Diane Morgan as a new Local Coordinator. Diane is excited for this new opportunity to work with international high school students and host families. She feels by working together it will spread a positive message around the world promoting peace and understanding across cultures. Diane will be working with [ Read More ]

Clermont SWCD celebrates 73 years

Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District is celebrating its 73rd year with its Annual Banquet Sept. 8 at Clermont County’s Pattison Park Lodge in Owensville. Ty Higgins, with Ohio Ag Net and host of the nationally syndicated show, “Farm & Country Radio,” is the featured speaker. The banquet will offer a catered dinner through CNE [ Read More ]

Local woman holds Victorian party

Wanda Backscheider, a lifelong resident of Batavia hosted a Victorian Lawn Party on Saturday, August 6th at her Rustic Valley Farm. It was well attended by family and friends along with the Ohio Valley Carriage Club members who came dressed in historic Victorian clothing, both ladies and gentlemen. It included old fashioned lawn party games [ Read More ]


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