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Batavia business wins second place in business plan competition

Byron Tudor and Summer Tyler, owners of Environmental Partners, a commercial and industrial heating and air conditioning firm, have been selected as the second place winners of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at the Clermont Chamber and UC Clermont College’s first Business Plan Competition. Environmental Partners entered in the entrepreneur category and won $2,500 [ Read More ]

Groups come together to help at Christmas

A local church and several civic organizations came together at UC Clermont Dec. 18 for “Wrapping Clermont Together,” a family event offering canned goods, toiletries, Christmas gifts, and pet food to those in need. Families were identified by Landmark Baptist Church early in the month and were invited to the gift-giving event to enjoy holiday [ Read More ]

Pop-up books featured at Promont Museum

Step back into time this holiday season and visit the beautiful Promont House Museum in Milford. The ornate mansion is decorated in much the same way as it would have been during the Victorian-era when Ohio Governor and Clermont County native John Pattison called it home. “Nuts, feathers, and pinecones adorn the Christmas trees, along [ Read More ]

Forman wins two cowboy titles in rodeo competition

This summer, 8-year-old Chase Forman of Goshen competed in the Ohio Junior Rodeo Association (OJRA) in Urbana, Ohio. Chase has been competing in OJRA rodeos since the age of 4 and now it’s a family affair. He rodeos along side with his 4-year-old brother, Tate; his 6-year-old cousin, Austin Kube; and his 3-year-old cousin, Charlie [ Read More ]

Board member takes seat

Garrett Slone of Pierce Township recently became the newest member of the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Slone was appointed by Judge Stephanie Wyler to fill a position that requires the Board member be a family member of an adult who is eligible to receive services from the DD program. Vice President Harry Snyder [ Read More ]

Judge Shriver elected to judicial conference post

Trumbull County Probate Court Judge Thomas Swift and Clermont County Municipal Court Judge James Shriver have been elected to lead the Ohio Judicial Conference, a statewide organization comprised of 725 Ohio judges. Judge Swift was elected to chair the conference and Judge Shriver was elected as second vice chair of the organization, during the Ohio [ Read More ]

Murals painted in Williamsburg High School thanks to grant

Williamsburg High School Principal Barry Dalton credits Mindy Hastings, a math teacher at Williamsburg High School, with discovering and writing the Learn and Serve grant for the school. This grant has allowed murals to painted throughout the school. “One of the things we had been talking about as a staff was increasing school pride as [ Read More ]

Blue Christmas is the toast of Clermont County

The Clermont County Recorder’s Office is the Judge’s Choice winner of the Clermont Safe Communities Mocktail competition. The annual event promotes making available a fun non-alcoholic drink for guests during holiday parties. Mona Kirker with the Recorder’s Office served up the blue brew from a multi-story fountain, as a tree decked with blue ornaments twinkled [ Read More ]

Trains of Williamsburg Christmas Walk held Dec. 3

The annual Trains of Williamsburg Christmas Walk was held Friday, Dec. 3. “The Christmas walk this year really was a huge success. I am very pleased with the turnout,” village administrator Patti Bates said. Council members agreed and said this event seems to put the whole community in a true holiday spirit. “What makes our [ Read More ]

Volunteer 4-H leaders needed in Clermont

Do you have skills in sewing, photography, wood working, or pet care you’d like to share? If so, you might want to consider becoming a 4-H leader. “Right now we are recruiting volunteers to help with clubs across Clermont County,” said Ohio State University Extension Clermont 4-H Program Coordinator Scott Cangro. “We are looking for [ Read More ]

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