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UC Clermont students can apply online for scholarships

Online applications are now available for more than $200,000 in scholarships for future and current UC Clermont College students. The college is offering 68 different scholarships through donor contributions for 2014-15 academic year. Students need to fill out only one application to be automatically considered for all UC Clermont College scholarships. Scholarship applications are due [ Read More ]

Community blood drive to be hosted in New Richmond

New Richmond community has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 2:30 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. The blood drive will take place at Cranston Memorial Presbyterian Church in the Community Room, located at Washington and Union Streets. To schedule your appointment, please call Hoxworth Blood [ Read More ]

Ringland elected presiding judge of Twelfth District Court of Appeals

Judge Robert P. Ringland of the Twelfth District Court of Appeals has been unanimously elected by his colleagues to serve as presiding judge in 2014. His duties will be to preside over all court sessions and meetings of the court en banc.   Judge Ringland, who lives in Batavia, has served on the Court of [ Read More ]

FCS youth host winter workshops

The public is invited to attend two winter workshops sponsored by the Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board. A home living workshop will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Learn the fundamentals of room design and decor, while crafting a pillow decoration to take home. A [ Read More ]

Senior Services partners with Provident Travel

Clermont Senior Services and Provident Travel have announced a new partnership to offer increased travel opportunities for the community. By collaborating with Provident Travel, Clermont Senior Services feels confident that more residents will now have access to more varied and unique travel options. Provident Travel is a wholly owned subsidiary of AAA Allied Group, Inc. [ Read More ]

Educational excellence grant applications being accepted

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation will be accepting applications Jan. 1 – 31 for the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant Program for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Individuals who have a current Farm Service Number on record with the Farm Service Agency as of July 1, 2011 and reside in the 22 [ Read More ]

Farm Bureau cruise to be held in November

The Ohio Farm Bureau South Region invites everyone to join them for the 7th Annual Member Only Cruise, Nov. 29 – Dec. 4, 2014! This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into your life during those drab winter days. The beautiful Carnival Elation will set sail from New Orleans, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Agenda for the Future kick-off event scheduled

The Clermont County Chamber Foundation and the LEAD Clermont Alumni Association are joining forces to conduct a communitywide dialogue to create a new “Agenda for the Future” in Clermont County. This initiative is generously supported by a grant from Duke Energy. A kickoff event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. [ Read More ]

Batavia razes abandoned building

The village of Batavia has demolished the house at 610 E. Main St., the abandoned Norfolk Lodge 54, F&AM, as a public nuisance. Batavia paid Evans Landscaping $6,500 for the demolition. The village paid $600 for an asbestos inspection. The village offered to take the property in tax forfeiture, but the Clermont County Treasurer’s Office [ Read More ]

Police Chief Canter retires

After serving Hamersville for 37 years, Police Chief Jim Canter has retired. On Dec. 16, the Hamersville Village Council and staff hosted a Christmas Celebration dinner in his honor, joined by many members of his family. Chief Canter was presented a plaque to recognize his long career with the police department, as well as a [ Read More ]


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