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Clermont County gets funds for failing septic systems

Ohio EPA has approved a $150,000 principal forgiveness loan to Clermont County to help qualifying homeowners address failing septic systems. This funding is offered through Ohio EPA’s Home Sewage Treatment Systems (HSTS) Repair/Replacement Program for 2017. This state initiative, which is part of Ohio’s Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF), will improve the quality of [ Read More ]

Increase farm income by creating habitat for the native pollinators

Did you know that production agriculture is dependent upon pollinators such as bees, insects, birds, and other animals? Approximately 30 percent of the food and fiber crops grown throughout the world depend upon insect pollination. Recent significant declines in pollinator populations pose a potentially serious economic threat to production agriculture. To help enhance and restore [ Read More ]

2017 Ohio Beef Expo Youth Judging contest winners

The Ohio Beef Expo’s Judging Contest was held on March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. Over 400 youth participated in the contest, hosted by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) and the Ohio State University Extension. Participants evaluated live cattle classes and were required to answer questions regarding those classes. Participants were [ Read More ]

Ohio’s lead maps available to public

Maps identifying lead service lines across the state have been released by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Ohio has 1,878 Ohio public drinking water systems that were required to submit the maps by March 9th as part of recent drinking water reforms championed by Ohio Governor John Kasich to ensure our communities are provided information [ Read More ]

Days of Wonder summer camp in June

The Days of Wonder is having its summer camp soon. It will be from June 5, 2017 until Aug. 7, 2017, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The summer camp will take place at Days of Wonder on 150 W. Main St. in Batavia. The camp is for those ages 3-6, with [ Read More ]

Teens invited to attend Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp in June

Students who are interested in learning more about the outdoors in a hands-on environment while spending a week outside are invited to attend the Ohio Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp. The camp will be held June 11-16, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The camp is open to all students who have [ Read More ]

Bethel grad on Navy sub

A 2011 Bethel Tate High School graduate and Bethel, Ohio native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Tennessee. Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Roa, a machinist’s mate (nuclear), serves aboard the Kings Bay-based boat, one of 14 Ohio-class [ Read More ]

Shucks celebrate 50th anniversary

Larry and Linda Shuck Celebrating 50 years of marriage on May 1, 2017. The couple decided to wed before Larry deployed to Vietnam. They married on May 1,1967 at the Baptist Church in New Richmond, Ohio in the presence of her late mother and step-father Evelyn and Charles “Mac” McClanahan and his late parents Esther [ Read More ]

DeWine encourages students to apply for Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that his office is now accepting applications for its Teen Ambassador Board for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Ohio Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board is open to high school juniors and seniors from public, private, home, charter, and online schools in Ohio. The mission of the board is [ Read More ]

Holiday Inn welcomes its newest GM: His leadership drives results

Hospitality and good customer service is the key component for visitors to have an excellent experience while staying in Clermont County. And hotels act as the first “welcoming party.” At the Holiday Inn & Suites Cincinnati- Eastgate, you will experience all that and more thanks to their friendly staff and newest General Manager, Nick Baker. [ Read More ]


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