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Girl Scout Cookies go digital

If there’s anything that can make cracking open a box of fresh Girl Scout Cookies even better, it’s knowing that you’ve contributed to helping empower girls with the skills, strength, abilities, and drive they’ll need to become accomplished women who benefit themselves, their families, and their communities. Starting Jan. 8, it’s easier than ever to [ Read More ]

Poster contest winners announced

The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) has announced the winners of the Ohio River Sweep Poster Contest. The Ohio River Sweep is an annual riverbank cleanup held along the Ohio River and its major tributaries. The Grand Prize Winner is John Martino, a senior at Glen Este High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. He [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA member competes in State Job Interview Contest

By Charlena Spaulding FFA Reporter On Saturday, December 5 Felicity-Franklin FFA member Erin Jennings traveled to The Ohio State University to compete in the State FFA Job Interview contest. Jennings placed first at the chapter level job interview contest and advanced to the sub-district contest where she placed first. Placing first at the District 9 [ Read More ]

Kasich Proclaims Jan. 24-30 “School Choice Week” in Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has officially proclaimed Jan. 24-30, 2016 as “School Choice Week” in Ohio. Governor Kasich joins more than two dozen other governors and 210 mayors and county leaders nationwide in issuing proclamations. With more than 700 events being held to celebrate the Week in Ohio alone – and with more than 16,000 [ Read More ]

Duke Energy and its customers provide the Salvation Army $315,000

The Salvation Army today announced that it has received $315,000 from Duke Energy Ohio and its customers for the HeatShare program for 2016. HeatShare funds provide financial assistance to pay for utilities to those in desperate need. In many cases, these individuals and families face shut-off of utilities and possible eviction as a result of [ Read More ]

Ohio residents can get in-state tuition rates at Austin Peay State University

If you reside in Ohio and live or attend high school in a county within a 250-mile radius of Austin Peay State University, located in Clarksville, Tenn., you qualify for a discounted tuition rate for both undergraduate and graduate programs at Austin Peay. High school students who have a 22 ACT (or 1020 SAT) or [ Read More ]

Communities have opportunity to improve trails

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is still accepting applications through April 1 for the Clean Ohio Trails Fund (COTF) and the Recreational Trails Program (RTP). The application deadline for both grants has traditionally been Feb. 1. However, in an effort to encourage more communities to pursue this opportunity, the 2016 application deadline for [ Read More ]

New Year’s resolutions meet their match

This year Jungle Jim’s is taking a fresh approach to wellness! We’ve teamed up with Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital to provide more ways you can be aware of your health in 2016. On Saturday, Jan. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., world-class health industry professionals from Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital and food [ Read More ]

Amelia Board of Zoning Appeals needs members

Amelia Village Council is looking for Amelia Village residents that are interested in filling two position on the Board of Zoning Appeals. This Board meets on as needed basis in the evenings. No experience is required. If you have any questions please call the Zoning Inspector-Dani Speigel at 718-9071. Residents should send a letter of [ Read More ]

Underground Railroad Freedom Center commemorates MLK

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of activities, beginning with the opening of the Thirteenth Amendment this Friday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. MLK Weekend activities at the Freedom Center include: Friday, Jan. 15 The Thirteenth Amendment opens to the public [ Read More ]


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