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May is Cooperative Extension Month

The Clermont County Commissioners have designated May as Cooperative Extension Month in honor of Ohio State University Extension Clermont County. May marks 100 years of the United States’ Cooperative Extension Service. Congress passed the Smith-Lever Act establishing Extension, a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and land-grant universities, on May 8, 1914. [ Read More ]

Clermont STEM Center students explore chemical engineering

Some Bethel-Tate Hill Intermediate students who attend classes at the Clermont County Gifted STEM Center have been exploring chemical engineering. These third and fourth graders have considered different problems that can be solved through chemical engineering, and have been working to find solutions for them. As a culmination of this unit, they were visited by [ Read More ]

Member appointed to library board

The Clermont County Public Library Board of Trustees will welcome a new member June 9. Tony Cardinal of Miami Township served on the board from 2001 to 2013 and was appointed May 12 by Clermont County Court of Common Pleas Judge Richard Ference to replace Thomas Mantel, who resigned because of health concerns. Cardinal will [ Read More ]

Milford Amateur Radio Club offers chance to see ham radio in action

Milford Amateur Radio Club (MARC) has announce its annual event open to everyone known as Field Day. Hosted by Hams worldwide, Field Day offers the public a chance to see and hear amateur radio in action. This year’s event will be held on the grounds of Mulberry Elementary School located at 5950 Buckwheat Road in [ Read More ]

What are the major health issues in Clermont County?

Have you ever been concerned about a health issue? Have you ever felt that something could be done about a particular health concern in your community? Now is the time to provide your input on the Clermont County Community Health Improvement Plan. The plan will guide health system partners over the next five years to [ Read More ]

New Batavia theater to hold open auditions for first season

The Batavia Theatre Project, a new professional theater in Batavia, is inviting those with a flair for the dramatic to audition for their summer season Friday, May 23, and Saturday, May 24. Potential actors of all ages should expect to do cold readings from a Shakespearian play as well as at least one modern play. [ Read More ]

FFA Ag Issues Team gets to state competition

Felicity-Franklin Animal Science students researched important topics in agricultural issues and presented the findings to their class. Research included presenting the historical background, pros and cons of the issue and possible solutions. After working through various agricultural topics, the class choose the Asian Longhorned Beetle and researched the topic in depth. The members from the [ Read More ]

Ag Communications Team makes top 10 in the state

Students learn how to effectively write new articles, create flyers, make a media proposal, and use proper grammar in the Agricultural Communications Career Development Event. Four Felicity FFA members competed in the district event held at Felicity High School on Nov. 21, 2013. After placing second place in the event, they qualified for the state [ Read More ]

Chatfield College to offer summer enrichment courses

Chatfield College has announced that it will offer Summer Enrichment Courses from June 2-27 at the St. Martin campus in northern Brown county. The following enrichment classes will be available: Pottery for Beginners, History of Brown County, Zumba Exercise, Drawing for Beginners, Creative Writing, Quilting for Beginners, Refinishing furniture and Beginning Computers. Each class will [ Read More ]

Milford’s GeoTrail launched April 25

Looking for an exciting and interactive way to explore the local community this summer? The City of Milford has launched the Milford GeoTrail! The event will run through Sept. 30. Geocaching, pronounced “geo-cashing,” is a free, interactive scavenger hunt that combines technology with outdoor adventure. Participating players seek to locate hidden containers, called “caches” using [ Read More ]


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