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Card shower for Elsie Minnick

Happy 90th birthday to Mrs. Elsie Minnick on Feb. 9, 2010. Elsie graduated from Mt. Orab High School and was a teacher and principal in the Williamsburg and Forrest Hills Schools You can send her a birthday card c/o P.O. Box 69, Marathon, Ohio 45145.

Crouch receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars has announced that Batavia High School student Jaclyn Crouch has been selected for membership. Crouch is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Crouch of Batavia. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only these students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS founder and chairman Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

Fair board recognized

Ohio Agriculture Director Robert Boggs presented a certificate of recognition to Clermont County Agricultural Society for the completion of an outstanding 2009 Fair season. Virgil Burroughs accepted the certificate on behalf of the fair board.

Amelia students combat hunger

According to Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States, at least 10 percent of the children in each state, or 12 million children nationwide, suffer from hunger. Hunger affects nearly every community. Almost 12 percent of rural households and nine percent of suburban families struggle with food insecurity.

Students participate in Mini-Society

Amelia Middle school students in Mrs. Ford’s sixth and seventh grade Enrichment program are participating in Mini-Society. The Mini-Society is an experience-based instructional system targeted primarily for teaching entrepreneurship, economics, and citizenship concepts to students.

Clermont Mercy Hospital surprises LEAD Clermont class

Award winning Clermont Mercy Hospital hosted the Clermont 2020 LEAD Class 2010. Rural hospital is almost a misnomer as the facilities, treatment and staff will rival any ‘big city’ hospital. That small, little Clermont County hospital has now grown to a state of the art facility with the patient’s health, safety and comfort foremost.

Clermont county Commissioners name Proud board president

Bob Proud will serve as president of the Board of Clermont County Commissioners for 2010. Ed Humphrey will serve as vice president and Scott Croswell will serve as a member of the Board. They were elected during the annual BCC reorganizational meeting on Monday, Jan. 11. “I welcome the opportunity to continue serving the citizens of this great county,” said Proud, who is in his sixth term as a county commissioner.

Glen Este Middle students get a lesson about ‘A Christmas Carol’

Terah Herman, from the Education Department at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, recently visited seventh graders at Glen Este Middle School. Students in Mrs. Hufford’s, Mrs. Lubanski’s, and Mrs. Stevens’ language arts classes learned behind-the-scenes information before attending A Christmas Carol at Playhouse in the Park.

Every cookie has a mission

People say it’s just a cookie. What can a cookie do? A Girl Scout cookie can do a lot. It could send a girl to camp. It could help pay to refurbish a room at a homeless shelter. It could cheer up a soldier far from home.

Batavia Rotary recognizes Students of the Month

The Batavia Rotary honors one Batavia High School students as the Student of the Month at the first meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” For December, brothers Matt and Will Walker were honored as the club’s Batavia High School “Students of the Month” for December 2009.

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