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Teachers of the Year named by the Batavia Rotary Club

Teachers Megan Yeager of Clermont Northeastern Schools and Nathan Warvel of Batavia Local Schools were honored by the Rotary Club of Batavia on May 28 for inspiring hope and learning in young minds. Yeager is a second-generation teacher at Clermont Northeastern and is in her fifteen year of teaching. Her mother was a teacher at [ Read More ]

Math Challenge winners announced

New Richmond’s 2013 Math 24 challenge winners were, from left, Holly Chandler (6th grade Monroe Elementary), Aubrey Stanforth (4th grade Locust Corner Elementary) and Alessandro DiSalvo (5th grade Locust Corner Elementary). The Math 24 tournament attracted a record 40 NREVSD students, who had to use four numbers that appeared on game cards to add, subtract, [ Read More ]

Scout Pack tours WOBO studio

Volunteer broadcaster Mr. C (Paul Carlson) welcomes Cub Scout Pack #116 to the WOBO 88.7 FM studios for a tour.

Knights of Pythias Lodge members receive 50-year pins

David Huey, Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias Lodge, was present at the lodge meeting, to present two members with their 50-year pins and certificates. Front row from left are Bob Parker, Bob Willis, Arlie Root; back row are Jim Johnston, David Huey, Jim Brown, and Walt Carter.

Morgan’s Raid bus tour to be held July 14

To commemorate Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 13-day raid of Ohio and the role of the Union pursuers in the historic clash 150 years ago this July, the Ohio Historical Society has established the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail. The trail is a 561 mile self-guided driving tour tracing Morgan’s route through 17 Ohio counties. [ Read More ]

Moscow High School alumni plan final school yearbook

At the recent business meeting of the Moscow Alumni Association, Alumni President Jim Hackney announced plans for the last Moscow ‘Yellow Jacket’ yearbook. Since the Moscow village is preparing for their bi-centennial, ‘the Alumni Committee decided to get involved,’ says Hackney. This book will be spiral bound, size 8 1/2 by 11, and will feature [ Read More ]

Clermont Senior Services benefit from killer night out

Clermont Senior Services hosted a charity murder mystery “Whodunit” dinner June 6. Proceeds support programs such as Transportation, Meals-on-Wheels, Home Care, Adult Day Services and much more. Presented by Superior Home Care and National Bank & Trust, “Crime & Pun-ishment,” an award winning 1920’s gangster-land murder mystery, is set in Mafia Don Lou Zar’s Speakeasy, [ Read More ]

Superintendent Morrison announces his retirement

After 39 of service to Grant Career Center, Superintendent Kenneth Morrison has announced his plans to retire in July 2013. Morrison started his career with the U.S. Grant Joint Vocational School District in 1974 as the director of the newly formed vocational school district in the southern portion of rural Clermont County. He directed the [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center holds summer career experience

On June 5 and 6, 33 eighth grade students joined the staff at Grant Career Center for a fun, activity-filled Summer Career Experience. The Summer Career Experience was open to all students finishing the eighth grade from Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, and Williamsburg school districts. Students arrived early and were ready to head out into [ Read More ]

Grant birthplace program to be presented in Williamsburg

The Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association will sponsor a program about “The Travels of the Grant Birthplace,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29. The program will be presented by Greg Roberts. After Grant’s death in 1885 the U.S. Grant Birthplace became an iconic shrine to the famous general and 18th president. Hundreds of thousands of people [ Read More ]


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