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Chris Wick named library director

Clermont County Public Library’s Interim Director has been named the system’s tenth Director. The library’s Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Chris Wick to the position at its meeting on Dec. 9. “I have spent more than a decade at CCPL. I love this library system and I am honored to serve as its leader,” Wick [ Read More ]

Help our veterans receive their benefits

Help Veterans receive their benefits, applications for the Ohio Veteran Bonus for Persian Gulf-era veterans must be submitted by Dec. 31. Veterans currently living in Ohio who served anywhere in the world, on active days for at least 90 days from Aug. 2, 1990 to March 3, 1991, are eligible to receive a portion of [ Read More ]

Farmland preservation meeting to be held Feb. 5

Farmers, landowners, planners, local officials, land trust leaders, economic development professionals and anyone interested in preserving farmland in Ohio can take part in an annual farmland preservation summit Feb. 5 designed to gather local and national experts on the subject to promote methods to support this valuable natural resource, organizers said. The 14th annual Ohio [ Read More ]

Holiday boozers beware: Clermont cracking down

This holiday season, Clermont County police will be out in force cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement.  From Dec. 13, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers. [ Read More ]

Hawk to head New Richmond’s ‘Green Team’

New Richmond Exempted Village School District Supt. Adam Bird has appointed Monroe Elementary teacher Adrian Hawk to head a district ‘Green Team’ that will come up with ways the district can save energy and resources. “I am excited to announce the creation of the NREVSD Green Team,” said Bird. “I will let the Green Team [ Read More ]

Christmas Eve candlelight service to be held at Christ Presbyterian

Pastor Chris White and the entire congregation of Christ Presbyterian Church would like to invite our community to attend Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Come and sing along to familiar Christmas carols, hear the Bell Choir and join in the lighting of the candles to the strains of Silent Night. Please join us at 7 p.m. [ Read More ]

Adams reelected to Ohio Farm Bureau State Board

Craig Adams of Leesburg has been re-elected to his third three-year term on the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Adams will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland counties. Adams, who farms along with his family, grows corn, soybeans, wheat, hay and straw. They [ Read More ]

Mercy Health announces that the Giving Store is open

Mercy Health, which provides quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its network of care, has announced that Mercy Health Foundation’s Giving Store is open this holiday season. The Mercy Health – Foundation Giving Store, available online at www.e-mercy.com/giving-store.aspx, provides you with a personal and meaningful way to give a gift in memory or [ Read More ]

Pierce Township appoints Wright as new fire chief

The Pierce Township Board of Trustees recently appointed Craig Wright as the Township’s new Fire Chief. Wright has been serving as Interim Chief since March 2013 when former Fire Chief Aaron Boggs resigned to accept a Clinical Paramedic position with Seadrill, an offshore deep-water drilling company.  Wright has been employed by Pierce Township since January [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Club honors two Students of the Month

Braedon Frisch and Jacob Bowman were honored as November Students of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Both students exude academic ambition and willingness to serve their communities, which fits the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self.” Frisch is a student at Batavia High School.  He carries a hybrid schedule of post-secondary enrollment options dual-credit [ Read More ]


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