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Students learn the Rotary Four-Way Test

The Rotary Club of Batavia, Ohio hosted its annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest on March 8. Students from Batavia and Clermont Northeastern High Schools participated in this event that gives young adults an opportunity to develop public speaking skills while researching a subject that is of personal interest to them. All speeches are analyzed by [ Read More ]

Nest box monitors needed at William H. Harsha Lake

Have you ever marveled at the sight of a sky-blue bird that is the sign of happiness? Once very rare in Ohio, eastern bluebirds have made an astonishing comeback thanks to nest boxes placed in fields and meadows. You can learn how to monitor nest boxes at the Bluebirder’s Meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, [ Read More ]

Six must-know facts about colorectal cancer

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, provides the following six must-know facts about colorectal cancer as part of March’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month observance. Cancer is a subject that makes most people squirm – especially when it involves the colon or rectum, but talking [ Read More ]

Work requires SR 222 closure

Culvert replacement requires closing state Route 222 north of state Route 125 for just under two weeks. Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, March 28, state Route 222 will be closed between state Route 132 and state Route 125. The route will reopen at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Northbound state Route 222 traffic [ Read More ]

Park District holds camps

Clermont County Park District’s Spring Break Day Camps on March 28 and March 30 provide wonderful opportunities for children to spend a day exploring nature. The day is full of outdoor adventure, hands-on activities, storytelling, active games and craft projects. Campers are divided into groups of similarly aged children. Kids should dress in layers for [ Read More ]

Seasonal camp lottery held at Stonelick State Park

Camping season is around the corner. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Stonelick State Park are excited to announce a seasonal campsite lottery to be held at the park’s campground office on April 1 at 9 a.m. Interested seasonal campers must apply in person by 9 AM on April 1. Due to popular [ Read More ]

Chilo Lock #34 Park to celebrate Reds

The Clermont County Park District will celebrate the Cincinnati Reds and the start of baseball season from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at Chilo Lock #34 Park. The Chilo Lock #34 Museum and Visitor Center will be open. The park will offer a complimentary cookout – as long as the food lasts! [ Read More ]

3 high school bands learn from and perform with CPO Musicians

The Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra is sponsoring a band concert featuring three local high school bands. This will be held at Williamsburg High School on Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m. The bands from Batavia, Glen Este and Williamsburg High Schools will perform two pieces each. The schools will then combine (nearly 250 students) to play [ Read More ]

Branch Hill-Guinea Road safety & drainage improvements to resume

The Clermont County Engineer’s Office released a schedule of work and related road closure information related to the Branch Hill-Guinea Road Drainage Improvements Project on March 14, which consists of drainage improvements and widening along Branch Hill-Guinea Road between Branch Hill-Loveland and Branch Hill-Miamiville Road. Clermont County Engineer Pat Manger said that the project will [ Read More ]

Turpin Band Boosters presents annual mulch sale – orders due March 25

With Spring in the air, it’s time to get your yard in tip top shape. You can do that and help one of the best marching bands in the state at the same time thanks to the Turpin Band Boosters’ annual mulch sale, taking place now. Order bags for pick up at Turpin High School [ Read More ]


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