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Historical Society awards scholarships

On May 25 the Owensville Historical Society presented two scholarships to students at CNE High School. The first was awarded to Brooke Marlow, in the amount of $500. The second scholarship, also in the amount of $500, was awarded to Hannah Bowles, in memory of Nancy Reed, who was an original member of the Society. [ Read More ]

Mandel announces launch of STABLE account multi-media awareness and outreach effort

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced on June 13 the launch of a new multi-media public service announcement (PSA) outreach effort for STABLE Accounts, which will increase statewide awareness for the recently opened investment accounts available to individuals with disabilities. Ohio was the first state in the country to offer enrollment for eligible individuals living with [ Read More ]

Poster Contest winner is Anne Huddleston

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society and poster competition sponsor, the city of Milford, are pleased to announce the winner of the Art Affaire 2016 Poster Contest. Anne Huddleston, artist and professional graphic designer, created the winning poster using Art Affaire’s theme “Art Bridges History” as her inspiration. Huddleston was awarded $1000 at a reception [ Read More ]

Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary announces new leadership

The Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary Club introduced new leadership for the 2016-17 Club year during its annual “Pass the Gavel” ceremony at Ivy Hills Country Club on Tuesday, June 28. Rotary District 6670 Assistant Governor Michael Chapman, of the Batavia Rotary Club, was on hand to administer the oath to the newly elected officers. Eric Radtke, president [ Read More ]

Husted announces national partnership to increase voter registration

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced on June 14 a partnership with the Electronic Registration Information Center ahead of the 2016 Presidential Election. The state’s participation in ERIC will get more Ohioans registered to vote and further improve the voter rolls by tapping into new sources of data to check for any duplicate registrations [ Read More ]

Rexroat receives Fulbright Award

Brooks Rexroat of Marshall University has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Russia in Creative Writing from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Rexroat will be researching and lecturing at Petrozavodsk State University as part of a project to explore the use of creative writing workshops [ Read More ]

Local community offers donations following historic church’s damages

New Richmond’s First Baptist Church has weathered some storms in its day. The church was founded in February of 1819, only five years after the village of New Richmond (but nearly ten before that village and the neighboring Susanna were consolidated). The building, still located on Western Avenue, is made up of several sections, the [ Read More ]

Mercy Health mobile mammography vans visit your neighborhood in July

Schedule your annual mammogram today! It’s easy with Mercy Health – Cincinnati’s Mobile Mammography program, which has three mobile units offering you screening mammograms in 15 minutes at locations convenient to your home or workplace. Since January 2013, Mercy Health Mobile Mammography’s newest mobile unit has offered 3D imaging known as breast tomosynthesis that can [ Read More ]

Indiana State University releases dean’s list

Indiana State University has announced its dean’s list for the spring semester of 2016. To be eligible for the list, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following Clermont County students made the dean’s list: Kylie Sumner, of Batavia and Sarah Geiger and Gaelen Stejbach, [ Read More ]

The Freedom film series presents rising voices

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, in partnership with The Language Conservancy and the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission, announced Rising Voices as the next film in the Freedom Film Series. The screening of the documentary is Saturday, July 9 at 1 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater. Following the screening, guests are [ Read More ]


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