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Mandel earns Ohio #1 government transparency ranking in the country

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) released their annual “Following the Money 2016″ report today and Treasurer Josh Mandel earned Ohio the number one transparency ranking in the country for the second consecutive year in a row. Due to the launch of OhioCheckbook.com, Ohio again received the highest perfect score of 100 points [ Read More ]

Southwest Ohio fishing forecasts – inland lakes

As the spring days grow warmer, more and more Ohioans will be venturing out to go fishing. Ohio offers many fantastic opportunities for the public to fish, including 124,000 acres of inland water, 7,000 miles of streams, 2.25 million acres of Lake Erie water, and 481 miles of the Ohio River, according to the Ohio [ Read More ]

Clermont County Public Health wants you to put a lid on it

Clermont County Public Health (CCPH) is encouraging local children to “put a lid on it” by giving away free bicycle helmets from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (while supplies last) on Saturday May 7 at the Batavia Township Park, located at 1535 Clough Pike in Batavia. The giveaway will coincide with the East Side Adventure Challenge, [ Read More ]

Foundation recognizes winners

The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation hosted a recognition luncheon on Friday, March 18, 2016 at The Ohio State South Centers in Piketon for the programs Young Farmer award winners. Those in attendance sat down with the Foundations Board and discussed the program and impact it made in their local communities. Ohio Department [ Read More ]

OVRDC County Caucus Scheduled

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission’s Second Round Clermont County Caucus meeting will be held on May 11 at 2 p.m. at the 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Administration Building, 101 East Main Street, Batavia, OH. We will discuss and rank projects submitted to OVRDC for possible funding consideration through the Appalachian Regional Commission [ Read More ]

Hanging basket sale May 5 and 6 at Clermont Hospital

Spring has sprung and few things herald the season more than colorful hanging baskets full of beautiful flowers. If you are looking to spruce up your outdoor spaces, the Guild of Mercy Health – Clermont Hospital can help. It is holding its annual hanging basket sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, [ Read More ]

William Bick Primary and Hill Intermediate hold family dance

William Bick Primary and Hill Intermediate School held a Family Dance for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The dance theme was Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The students and family members had a wonderful time. In addition to dancing, students enjoyed games and won prizes. A big thank you goes out to the [ Read More ]

New member joins Batavia Rotary

Paul Knickerbocker is the newest member of the Batavia Rotary Club. Knickerbocker is a major with the Salvation Army of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and is based at the Batavia Community Center. Knickerbocker is not new to Rotary or its mission of “service above self.” He has been a Rotarian for approximately 15 years. [ Read More ]

Ohio Vintage Weddings opening

Engaged couples are looking for affordable and more enjoyable weddings. We take away the stressful decisions, planning, and work allowing couples to enjoy being with their loved ones on their special day. We believe that less is more, and that smaller more intimate weddings are the key to truly memorable occasions. Tracey and her daughter-in-law [ Read More ]

Mrs. Ohio America pageant seeking contestant to represent Batavia

The Mrs. Ohio America Pageant is now accepting applications from married women to represent Batavia as a State Finalist in the 2016 pageant being held this spring at the beautiful McCoy Center for the Arts. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of Ohio and U.S. citizen, and married at the time [ Read More ]


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