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Wilson begins 60th year in the auction business

At a large auction held at the Clermont County fairgrounds on Oct. 25 Joel T Wilson was as excited as the day he graduated from Reppert Auction School. That was in the fall of 1955 but Joel’s experience calling bids began all the way back in 1941 when his father, also an auctioneer, stood Joel [ Read More ]

West Clermont families ‘Stuff the Bus’

West Clermont families stuffed two buses full of nonperishable items for the Inter Parish Ministry Food Bank. Pictured are Glen Este Middle School students stuffing the bus.

New Richmond man has been inducted into Million Mile Club

Freshway Foods has announced that New Richmond resident Herb Donahue has been inducted into the company’s prestigious Million Mile Club, which recognizes drivers who have achieved one million safe driving miles with the company. Donahue has been a Freshway Foods driver since 2006. In addition to Donahue, John Lawrence and Mike Bradley were also honored [ Read More ]

Women of Faith event to be held Nov. 7-8

River Hills Christian Church is hosting a Women of Faith (WOF) Simulcast Event titled From Survival to Revival, Friday, Nov. 7, 7 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and an optional box lunch is available for $10 if ordered in advance. Registration, tickets, and box lunch [ Read More ]

Salvation Army Makes Appeal for Adopt-a-Family Sponsors

The Salvation Army today announced that it is making an appeal for sponsors to participate in its annual Adopt-a-Family program. This annual program provides gifts for low-income families and seniors who are sponsored by generous individuals, groups and companies. Each year, the program serves approximately 500 families and seniors, in total, ensuring they receive gifts [ Read More ]

Nick Erdy Foundation announces tenth annual fundraiser

To honor fallen Clermont County Marine, Lance Corporal Nicholas B. Erdy, the Tenth Annual Nick Erdy Foundation Dinner, Dance and Auction has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Norlyn Manor in Batavia, Ohio. The evening’s festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and will include dinner, provided by Texas Roadhouse, open bar, dancing and silent [ Read More ]

Library offers more scan, fax stations, notary service

Scan/fax stations are available at two more Clermont County Public Libraries: Milford/Miami Township and Amelia. Also, the system now offers notary service. Patrons have been using scan/fax stations in Goshen, Union Township and Bethel since April. Amelia patrons use these stations often, said Branch Manager Beth Lammrish. One family recently came in to fax a [ Read More ]

Clermont Disability Services benefit from Gerdes Council

Clermont County programs for people with developmental disabilities recently got a boost from the Amelia Knights of Columbus Monsignor Gerdes Council #3123. The council’s annual Measure Up Campaign raised just over $5,000, which Knights representatives distributed to Stepping Stones’ Respite program at Camp Allyn in Batavia, the Thomas A. Wildey School and adult services program [ Read More ]

War veterans can claim bonus

Veterans who served in Iraq have taken advantage of the Ohio Veterans Bonus in increasing numbers this year, but time is rapidly running out to claim this benefit – the deadline for those who served in Iraq is Dec. 31. Through Sept. 30, the Ohio Veterans Bonus program has paid 83, 399 total claims, amounting [ Read More ]

Career Center earns national accreditation

The Commission of the Council on Occupational Education has granted accreditation to the Grant Career Center Adult Education Department. Announcement of the action was made by Al Salazar, Commission Chair, following the COE Fall Commission Meeting of the Council on Occupational Education on Sept. 15. The award of accreditation status is based on an evaluation [ Read More ]


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