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Sixth annual Halloween Campout to be held

For the sixth year in a row, the Clermont County Fairgrounds will be the site of an exciting and fun filled Halloween Campout. For only $75 per camper for three nights (or $40 for primitive camping), families can enjoy all the activities associated with Halloween, including trick or treating, hayrides, and costume and campsite judging, [ Read More ]

Jennifer Vest, of Batavia, wins league’s Orpha Gatch Award

The League of Women Voters of Clermont County, distinguished elected officials and many members of the community celebrated Women’s Equality at the Seventeenth Annual Suffragist Dinner, held Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Receptions/Eastgate. Along with hearing about Rightfully Ours, a book on the history of the original Suffragists, by Kerrie Logan Hollihan, a focus of the [ Read More ]

Respite open house Sept. 21 introduces one-night option for people with disabilities

Stepping Stones is introducing a new one-night respite option at a free open house on Sept. 21 at Stepping Stones Camp Allyn in Batavia. Stepping Stones offers weekend overnight respites for teens and adults with disabilities throughout the year. The new option allows individuals to choose to stay from 6 p.m. Friday to 1 p.m. [ Read More ]

Career Center Cosmetology Salon opens to the public

The senior Cosmetology students from Grant Career Center, supervised by new instructor Janelle Baudendistel, will open their salon for business on Sept. 10. Current salon hours are 11:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. The salon offers a wide variety of services, including haircuts, color, perms, waxes, facials, and manicures. Conditioning treatments, highlights, lowlights, [ Read More ]

Eagles to hold veterans appreciation dinner

Join the Fraternal Order of Eagles 2289 for Veterans Appreciation Day Saturday, Oct. 12, at 265 Foundry Ave., Batavia. Sponsored by the Wm. Light Paving Co., this will be a day-long event beginning with the flag raising at 8 a.m. The flag lowering, 21 gun salute and Taps will be presented at 6:30 p.m. There [ Read More ]

Candlelight vigil for suicide prevention to be held Sept. 12

The Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its 12th annual candle- light vigil to remember, honor, and cherish the lives of those individuals lost to suicide in Clermont County over the past year at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Veterans Park in Union Township. Five million living Americans have lost a close family [ Read More ]

Lantern Lighting Ceremony to be held at Mt. Moriah Cemetery

The Union Township Board of Trustees has announced the Sixth Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 686 Mt. Moriah Drive, Union Township. Since 2008, this event has grown to be one of the most favorite annual events in the area. Created to honor loved ones [ Read More ]

‘Go Lions’ has a new meaning in Cameroon

When someone yells “Go Lions” in the village of Tugi, Cameroon, Africa, it can cause panic. But this soccer season in Tugi, those words may be coming from the mouth of The Fon, His Royal Highness W.M. Mbakwa, ruler of the village of 3,500. When the Tugi’s Government Technical Secondary School soccer team takes the [ Read More ]

Senator Joe Uecker honored by VFW as ‘Legislator of the Year’

On Saturday, Aug. 10 the Department of Ohio VFW presented Ohio Senator Joe Uecker (R–Miami Township) with its “Legislator of the Year” award at its annual Council Administration meeting in Columbus. “Veterans are grateful for Senator Uecker’s commitment to our issues,” said Bill Seagraves, director of VFW of Ohio Charities.  His work in the legislature [ Read More ]

Public is invited to the annual Lytle Birthday Celebration

The Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association extends an invitation to the public to attend the annual Lytle Birthday Celebration and open house at Harmony Hill, 299 south Third Street on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 8. Harmony Hill was the homestead of Major General William Lytle, the founder of Williamsburg and often referred to as “The Father of [ Read More ]


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