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Brown County FFA to host auction 1/14

The Brown County FFA chapters would like to invite you to the Brown County FFA Consignment Auction to be held on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The proceeds of this auction will benefit the Eastern Brown, Fayetteville, Georgetown, Ripley and Western Brown FFA Chapters and Alumni. Consignments consist of [ Read More ]

Amelia/Great Oaks senior elected state BPA treasurer

Amelia High School/Great Oaks senior Dylan Guth accomplished an impressive feat at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Fall Leadership Conference in November when he was elected to serve as treasurer of the 2016-2016 State Officer Team. As state officer, Dylan Guth will be traveling to Columbus for monthly leadership training sessions to enhance the [ Read More ]

Pierce Township holds Shop With a Cop

Five kids from different area schools – Locust Corner Elementary, Merwin Elementary and St. Bernadette School​ participated in Pierce Township’s Shop With a Cop on Dec. 16 and each got $300 to spend on gifts. They also had a pizza party and wrapped the gifts with WalMart employees and the police officers.

US Grant Center announces lunch, breakfast policy

US Grant CTPD announced its 2016-2017 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the [ Read More ]

BUILD Health Challenge accepting grant applications

Interact for Health announced recently that it has joined the BUILD Health Challenge, a national awards program supporting Bold, Upstream, Integrated, Local and Data-driven community health interventions in low-income urban neighborhoods. Founded by Advisory Board, the de Beaumont Foundation, the Colorado Health Foundation, the Kresge Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the BUILD Health [ Read More ]

TQL hosts Boys & Girls Club

Total Quality Logistics hosted the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati Clermont County chapters from Amelia, Glen Este and New Richmond for a Christmas party Dec. 9. About 60 children ranging in age from 6 to 14 were greeted not only by Santa’s car, but also Santa himself backed by a cheering human tunnel [ Read More ]

Portman receives award

On Dec. 13, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) received the James E. Burke award from The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids for his work to combat addiction. Portman, who is the author of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in July, has led the national effort to [ Read More ]

Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2017 Ohio New and Small Farm College

Are you a small farm landowner wondering what to do with your acreage? Are you interested in exploring options for land uses but not sure where to turn or how to begin? Have you considered adding an agricultural or horticultural enterprise but you just aren’t sure what is required, from an equipment, labor, and/or management [ Read More ]

Couple celebrates 75th anniversary

Bob Gilfillen and Marian Nichols will be married 75 years on December 31, 2016. Spurred by the attack on Pearl Harbor, they moved an April wedding date to New Year’s Eve, 1941, and have lived on the family farm in Clermont County since Bob returned from serving with the Navy in World War II. Marian [ Read More ]

DeWine offers consumer tips following Yahoo breach

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered tips for consumers following Yahoo’s recent announcement of a data breach affecting more than one billion user accounts. Yahoo has reported it believes the information was compromised in August 2013 and may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, “hashed” passwords, and some security questions [ Read More ]

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