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Koepke Club President at Wilmington College

Wilmington College junior Joseph I. Koepke of Shiloh Road, Goshen, is serving as president of the Science Society at Wilmington College. Koepke, a Chemistry major, is a 2014 graduate of the Goshen High School. Wilmington College is an independent college in Wilmington, Ohio, with a hallmark for hands-on learning opportunities. Founded in 1870 by Quakers, [ Read More ]

New Richmond remembers Pearl Harbor

Pictured, from left, are Ron Hartman, Clermont County Veterans Services commissioner, Estil Morris, U.S. Navy veteran, and Joe Whitt, Pearl Harbor survivor. The three took part in the village of New Richmond’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance program on Dec. 4, 2016. The event honored the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which took place [ Read More ]

Veterans bonus pays $500 or more to eligible vets

In another example of how Ohio aims to “serve those who served,” members of the U.S. Armed Forces can receive the Ohio Veterans Bonus, which pays between $500 and $1,500. “Ohio veterans answered the call to service when our nation needed them most,” said Chip Tansill, Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. “It [ Read More ]

Boy Scout cleans up Potters Field in Clermont County

On a small clearing that rises above the Clermont County Jail, a sign now marks a consecrated ground: Potters Cemetery of the Clermont County Infirmary 1883-1965. Bodies are buried in this unmarked field, but it’s not known how many. It’s where the indigent – those without any financial means – were buried in Clermont County [ Read More ]

Residents join Council on Aging Board of Trustees

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio welcomes three members to its Board of Trustees representing Clermont County. They are: Mark Bibler, M.D. , Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, retired family medicine practitioner and member of numerous committees and boards with a focus on healthcare and healthcare education; Karen Brown, Miami [ Read More ]

CCDD celebrates community good fortune

It was a star-studded evening on November 3, as the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities celebrated a night of recognition for those unsung heroes who go above and beyond to support people with disabilities in our community. The sixth annual CCDD Good Fortune Recognition Dinner honored people in nine categories that span a lifetime [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Playhouse extends The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Revue

The Playhouse is offering a hilarious opportunity to recap and/or recover from your holiday experiences — an additional week of The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Revue, which is the perfect antidote to seasonal stress. The show, which had been set to close on Dec. 31, now will run through Jan. 8, 2017. The extension [ Read More ]

New Year – New Start: Go to college in 2017

If you’ve been thinking about going to college, but have not yet taken the final step, make it a New Year’s resolution to get enrolled in 2017. The spring semester at Chatfield College begins the week of January 16, and there’s still time to register and make that New Year’s resolution a reality. The spring [ Read More ]

U.S.P.S. Letters from Santa Program provides personalized response

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the U.S. Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter — complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for your child to get a letter back from Santa: 1. Have your child write a letter to Santa [ Read More ]

Grants available

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation will be accepting applications January 1 – 31, 2017 for the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant Program for the 2017-2018 school year. Individuals who have a current Farm Service Number on record with the Farm Service Agency at the time of application and reside in the 22 counties [ Read More ]


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