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Couple celebrates 60th anniversary

Edward and Mary Grainger of Batavia Township celebrated 60 years of marriage Sept. 22, 2016. They have five children, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Special Needs Scholarship application window open

Ohio students with special needs can now apply for a Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2016. The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship Program is available for Ohio students who have special needs. Recipients can use their scholarship toward services and education costs at the participating school and/or provider(s) [ Read More ]

Wilmington announces graduates

Wilmington College announces the names of graduates earning Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees following the 2016 summer semester. Wilmington College is an independent college in Wilmington, Ohio, with a hallmark for hands-on learning opportunities. Founded in 1870 by Quakers, WC hosts 1,100 students at its main campus and another 200 [ Read More ]

Chamber presents “Light Up Goshen” parade

Goshen Ohio Chamber of Commerce presents the 13th Annual “Light Up Goshen” Parade on Saturday, Nov. 19. Line up is 3:30 p.m. and parade begins at 4:30 p.m. The parade will include youth, business and church floats, antique tractors, local high school bands, several local fire departments, local dignitaries, and a special appearance from the [ Read More ]

Library honors Marion Croswell

The Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees honored former member Marion G. Croswell following their regular meeting Sept. 12. Mrs. Croswell retired from the board earlier this year and a photo and plaque were hung in the Williamsburg Library that bears her name. The plaque expresses thanks from the board and staff for her [ Read More ]

Teachers attend workshop

Clermont County teachers Kristine Brookover (left) and Samantha Williams (right), both of Bethel-Tate H.S., participated in the Aug. 10 “New Ideas in Chemical Education” workshop at Southern State Community College coordinated by Dr. Donald Storer, SSCC faculty. Participating high school teachers received laboratory materials and learned about “Soy-Based Phosphorus Removal Media” which was presented by [ Read More ]

Goats in the city

By: Morgan Kichler The annual Clermont County Fair has just ended. Ruff n’ Stuff is the local 4-H club in the city of Milford. Because of the suburban zoning laws, most of the club’s members are unable to keep larger farm animals, but club member Grace Porter had an exciting opportunity this year at the [ Read More ]

Williamsburg students recognized

On Sept. 12, the Williamsburg Board of Education recognized several students for their involvement in Buckeye Boys/Girls State. In attendance was Mr. Bruce Brockman who spoke about the American Legion program with those present. He discussed the roles each student held in the mock state organization and the premise of the week-long summer event. Mr. [ Read More ]

Harlan Township Fire & Rescue holds fundraiser

Harlan Township Fire and Rescue’s Annual Fall Fundraiser will be held on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at the main fire station on Morrow-Rossburg Road at State Route 132, midway between the Villages of Pleasant Plain and Butlerville. On Friday evening, an old tyme auction will be held in the apparatus bays starting [ Read More ]

Financial advisor Joseph Kuethe receives Spirit of Caring award

Joseph P. Kuethe of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Milford recently won the firm’s exclusive Spirit of Caring Award designed to recognize those financial advisors who exemplify the values, culture and spirit of giving back. Jim Weddle, the firm’s managing partner, calls Kuethe a leader in the firm and an example of what [ Read More ]

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