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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!

New Richmond Airman graduates

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael J. Klinker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, which included studies in the core values of the Air Force, as well as physical fitness, and basic warfare principles [ Read More ]

Smyrna Cemetery restoration project

By Sabrina Schnarrenberg The Franklin Township Historical Society would like to thank the Franklin Township Trustees and the community members for passing the Cemetery Restoration Levy. Cemetery restoration has begun on the Smyrna Cemetery just outside of Felicity. Smyrna was a community founded by the Rankin Family and the Presbyterians in 1808; the most recent [ Read More ]

SSCC’s Associate Degree Nursing program celebrates graduation

Forty-six graduates of Southern State Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program were recognized during a May 4 pinning ceremony at the college’s Central Campus in Hillsboro. Graduate Lisa Wagner opening the evening ceremony with the welcome and introductions, followed by administrative greetings by SSCC President Dr. Kevin Boys and SSCC Director of Nursing Dr. Julianne [ Read More ]

Dollar General awards more than $230,000 through its foundation

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $230,000 in literacy grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. These funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store or distribution center across the 44 states Dollar General serves, [ Read More ]


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