Christopher and Melissa Covert have announced the birth of their son Colten Ryan, on June 20, 2013. Weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 1/2 inches long. Those who welcomed him home are brother, Caine, grandparents Clifford Covert from Norwood and Doug and Carolyn England from Sardinia along with multiple aunts and uncles.
Amy Dietrick, the daughter of Charles and Linda Dietrick of Mt. Orab, and Adam Sloas, the son of Brett and Patricia Sloas of Williamsburg, were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 on the Bethel-New Hope Bridge by Steve Hahn. Adam graduated in 2002 from Western Brown High School and works for the family business AJ’s Maintenance [ Read More ]
Charles and Linda Swope of Eastgate celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary June 29, 2013. They were surprised by a celebration planned by their daughter Debbie Johnson and Charles’ sister Judy Wells. Charles and Linda were honored with the presence of many family and friends they have known over the years. Charles and Linda’s nephew, Mike [ Read More ]
Bridgeway Baptist Church, Amelia, held a gas buydown event Saturday, July 6 at Bethel Sunoco. For two hours Saturday, the church paid 50 cents of the price of a gallon of gas or all customers, bringing the price down to $2.95 per gallon. “We thought this would be a great way to show the love [ Read More ]
The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities has received a five-year accreditation from the state for the quality services and supports it provides to people with disabilities. An accreditation certificate was issued to CCDD by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) on May 3. The comprehensive accreditation review is a very rigorous and thorough [ Read More ]
Franklin and Ethel Manning of Bethel , Ohio will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary this month. An open house in their honor will be held on Sunday, July 7 at the Bethel Community Center from 2-4 p.m.
A young camper bursts into smile as volunteer Ian Anderson appears. The camper pats Anderson on his T-shirt in greeting. Anderson winces, then grins. “That’s where my port is,” he says. Anderson, who just turned 18, is in his sixth round of chemotherapy and the chemo port is just under the name-tag part of his [ Read More ]
Chloe Plamann of Spaulding Elementary was this year’s county winner in the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association’s third grade letter writing competition. For the third straight year, Since letter writing is taught at the third grade level, for the last three years, the retired teachers have invited third grade teachers to enter the writing competition. [ Read More ]
The Clermont Family YMCA held a Veterans Appreciation grill out on Flag Day, June 14, 2013. Among those attending were, from left, Clermont YMCA Board member Bruce Brockman, State Rep. Doug Green, Clermont YMCA Executive Director Sheila Hinton, and Clermont Veterans Services Director Howard Daugherty.
As America prepares to celebrate its 237th birthday, the Monroe Township Historic Society will remember and recognize veterans from WW II and the Korean War at a special “Faith and Freedom” Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7. To be held in the historic Mt Zion Chapel, this service will feature patriotic songs, and hymns [ Read More ]