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State MLK Commission seeks nominations for awards

Nominations are being sought for awards honoring Ohioans who carry on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards honoring such individuals and organizations will be given at the 2015 Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration being held Jan. 15 at Trinity Episcopal Church, downtown Columbus. Nominations are due to the commission [ Read More ]

Mobile app upgrade provides additional services to Ohio’s veterans

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is expanding its use of the latest technology to communicate with veterans by launching an upgraded mobile app to bring more job and education information to those who’ve served. “We’re making use of all the tools in the toolbox to reach out to Ohio veterans,” Ohio Department of Veterans [ Read More ]

Chatfield holds 5K run

More than 60 runners and walkers ventured to Chatfield College in St. Martin to participate in the college’s annual 5K Run/Walk on June 21. “This is the first year that the 5K was held as a separate event from the Quilt, Craft and Car Show in April, and we were pleased with the turnout,” said [ Read More ]

Old West Fest returns

Strap on your boots and mosey on out to a place where scenes out of a John Wayne western come alive as the Old West Festival returns, weekends Sept. 6 through Oct. 12. The seventh annual Old West Festival promises to transport visitors back in time to an authentic Dodge City Wild West town circa [ Read More ]

The Health Collaborative, The Kroger Co. and University of Cincinnati have been selected for National Foundation Grant

A partnership involving The Health Collaborative, The Kroger Co. and the University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy has received a $600,000 research grant from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation. The two-year study will involve 1,000 area patients and measure the impact of having a pharmacist work together with [ Read More ]

Community Savings Bank to merge with Home Building and Loan Company

Community Savings Bank Bethel, Ohio and The Home Building and Loan Company (Home Building & Loan) Greenfield, Ohio have jointly announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement in which Home Building & Loan will merge with Community Savings Bank. As a result of the merger, Community Savings Bank will expand its community [ Read More ]

Clermont Historical Society notes

It is with said heart that we report that Rick passed away June 7, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. He was a major corner stone in the Clermont Historical Society serving in many capacities from President to the editor of the newsletter. The Society Library and Administration Building displays were coordinated by him. [ Read More ]

Ohio state parks offering special military discount

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer announced that Ohio State Parks will now be offering additional military discounts. A 10 percent discount is available for active or military veterans for camping, getaway rentals, cottages and lodge rooms at any of the nine Ohio State Park lodges. “Ohio’s active and military veterans have [ Read More ]

Williamsburg students attend 2014 Boys State

Representing Williamsburg High School and American Legion Post #288 at the 2014 Buckeye Boys State were Joshua Wells and Nathan Web. Boys State is a hands on learning experience about the functions of local, county, and state governments. Leadership skills and lifetime friendships are learned all while living in a college environment. Elections are held [ Read More ]

WOW picks up trash

On Friday, May 30 The Wonders of the World “WOW” 4-H Club cleaned up trash at East Fork State Park. Ten out of twelve members were able to attend the service project, and the younger members had no difficulty participating in the trash pick-up. The WOW members worked mostly on cleaning up the East Fork [ Read More ]


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