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Weekend Walker: Peaceful Acres Lavender Festival

Summer is the perfect time to combine sightseeing and recreation with nature walks. While researching summer outings, we were surprised to find many tourist attractions and festivals have nature trails, so we planned excursions that included trails. One such event is the Peaceful Acres Lavender Festival located at the Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm at 2387 [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair opens July 24

Country music star Rodney Atkins will headline the entertainment lineup at this year’s Clermont County Fair, which will be held July 24-30 at the county fairgrounds in Owensville. Atkins will perform at 8 p.m. on July 26 at the grandstand. He will be preceded by Nashville recording artists Sam Tate and the Dan Varner Band. [ Read More ]

SSCC Theatre presents ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

SSCC Theatre presents Christopher Durang’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” playing at 7:30 p.m. on July 22 and 23, and at 3:30 p.m. on July 24 in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. Middle-aged siblings Vanya (played by Bob Brown) and Sonia (Bronwyn [ Read More ]

Amelia hires two new police officers

Amelia Village is happy to introduce our two newest Police Officers. Jason Noonan, a part time officer and Darren Dickens, a full time officer, were sworn in on June 8th at a Special Council Meeting.

TQL going for second straight Guinness World Records title

Total Quality Logistics will host an attempt to break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for the second year in row. After setting the push-ups record last summer, we’re looking to do it again – this time, for most people doing sit-ups simultaneously. The official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® attempt takes place at 6 p.m. July 21, [ Read More ]

Becker introduces Right to Work legislation

Representative John Becker (R-Union Township) introduced House Bill 583 on June 30, which provides public sector workers the choice to opt out of union representation and dues, legislation that is commonly referred to as “Right to Work.” In turn, House Bill 583 also allows non-union employees to voluntarily make financial contributions to a union, providing [ Read More ]

UC Clermont offered Obstacle Free program

UC Clermont College offered ‘Obstacle Free 2016’ – a summer bridge program – aimed at first generation college students from Clermont, Brown and Adams counties. UC Clermont’s College Success Program and Testing Services partnered to launch this program funded by a Diversity & Inclusion Grant and UC Clermont ($10,000 total). “The Obstacle Free Program funded [ Read More ]

UC Clermont hosting a Day of Racing

UC Clermont College is hosting a day of racing to benefit UC Clermont College Student Scholarships. The Kart Race Enduro outing is being held at Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati in Batavia on Aug. 30 from 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorsports Country Club of Cincinnati is a premier kart racing track located at a [ Read More ]

Clermont County qualifies for Auditor of State award

A recent financial audit of Clermont County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Taxpayers expect accurate financial records from their local governments,” Auditor Yost said. “Clermont County’s dedication to accountability is evident.” [ Read More ]

Wenstrup featured at Salute to Vets and Troops

The Annual Salute to Veterans, Troops and Their Families, one of the kickoff events for the Clermont County Fair, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24, in the Multipurpose Building at the Fairgrounds. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, will perform a ceremonial swearing-in of Army, Navy, [ Read More ]


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