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Clermont County Common Pleas Court website wins top award

The new website of the Clermont County Common Pleas Court was recognized as a Top Ten Court Technology Solution by the National Association for Court Management at the NACM’s annual conference in July. The site can be viewed online at The NACM awards are presented annually “to recognize courts that make the best use [ Read More ]

Williamsburg seniors represent at Legion’s Buckeye Boys State

By Jan Brockman Williamsburg High School was represented at The American Legion Buckeye Boys State this year by four seniors. Landen Ridener, Matthew McPhillips, Jacob Wells, and Cameron Hart were ‘burg’s delegates at this annual event. This year’s conference was moved from Bowling Green University to Miami University in Oxford. In the words of Matthew [ Read More ]

Free rain garden workshop in county

The Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District and the OSU Extension Office will host a free rain garden workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Pattison Park, 2228 US 50, Batavia. Experts will offer advice on how to build a rain garden. Rain gardens are built in shallow depressions that are designed to [ Read More ]

Weekend Walker:
At William Harsha Dam

Beautiful William Harsha Dam is the perfect place to soak up nature on a large scale as you get in a good walk.  The dam was built to create East Fork Lake, and can be reached by taking Route 222 to Slade Road.  Slade Road takes you across the top of the dam, giving a gorgeous view [ Read More ]

Ohio Township gets a new ambulance

The Ohio Township Trustees are pleased to have the newest addition to the Pierce Township Fire Department put into service. After obtaining a Safety Capital Grant., Ohio Township used the funds to purchase a new ambulance through Horton Emergency Vehicles from the state term schedule. Through a long existing shared services agreement with Pierce Township, [ Read More ]

District governor visits the Batavia Rotary at meeting

The Rotary Club of Batavia welcomed District Governor Mark Mabelitini as guest speaker at their August 1 meeting. Mabelitini has been a Rotarian since 2006 and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Sidney. Serving as District Governor means he heads up the entire southwestern Ohio region, which consists of 52 clubs and [ Read More ]

Amelia garden club established

The Amelia Garden Club was established in June 2017 after three successful meetings. The Garden Club will meet monthly and promote interest and knowledge about: – Trees, fruits & vegetables, birds, and flowers that surround us – Natural conservation of pollinators that sustain all our natural foods, flowers, and trees – Best gardening practices and [ Read More ]

Local council to meet to preserve land

The Eastern Council of the Cardinal Land Conservancy will meet on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4:30 p. m. It’ll be at the meeting room of the Old “Y” Restaurant, 1940 U S 62, Winchester, Ohio 45697. The Cardinal Land Conservancy is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve natural habitats, waterways, and productive [ Read More ]

August is Tree Check Month: USDA needs Ohio residents to help stop the invasive Asian Longhorned Beetle in its tracks

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) wants to remind Ohio residents that August is Tree Check Month. This is the best time to spot the round, drill-like holes made by the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), a highly destructive invasive pest that destroys trees. Clermont County residents should be particularly [ Read More ]

New Richmond McDonald’s owner gifted $1,500 donation

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