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Commemorative stamp for disabled veterans

“It’s about time, after all its’ been nearly fifty years,” said Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #63 (Clermont County) Adjutant Raymond Hutchinson. The DAV Chapter Adjutant was referring to the last time the United States Postal Service (USPS) issued a commemorative postage stamp honoring the DAV. In 1970, USPS issued a commemorative stamp recognizing the [ Read More ]

Fair Board director seat now available

The Board of Directors for the Clermont County Fair is made up of representatives from each township plus five At Large positions. Since one of the At Large positions recently opened up, the Clermont Co. Agricultural Society is currently taking applications to fill that position. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years [ Read More ]

Students run for state office at conference

Six Great Oaks/Amelia High School students (Maddie Boyd, Liz Marcelli, Caitlyn Servitto, Emma McGaha, Caitlyn Keith, and Hailey Davis) tested and interviewed for a Business Professionals of America (BPA) state office on October 19, 2015 in Columbus. These students prepared a professional portfolio and speech to be given in front of a panel of judges [ Read More ]

Local official receives diploma at conference

The Ohio Township Association (OTA) awarded 20 Leadership Academy graduates with diplomas at this year’s annual Winter Conference, held at the Columbus Convention Center, Jan. 27-30. Rick Hinson, a trustee from Ohio Township in Clermont County, was one of those graduates. The Ohio Township Association Leadership Academy (OTALA) was created in 2003 to provide education [ Read More ]

Amelia juniors receive national recognition

As the rate of teen accidents has increased by 75 percent among males and 56 percent among females the need for safety awareness is prominent. Amelia High School Juniors Hailey Davis (on left) and Caitlyn Keith (on right) were chosen to attend the 2015 National Organization for Youth Safety (NOYS) Safe Driving Summit in Washington [ Read More ]

Council on Aging is seeking volunteers

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) is seeking new members for its Advisory Council. COA is a large non-profit serving a multi-county region. Our mission is to enhance people’s lives by helping them to remain independent at home through a range of quality services. We need Advisory Council members who live in and would [ Read More ]

Milford holds kindergarten registration

Registration for part-time and full-time kindergarten in Milford Schools began on Jan. 4, 2016. To be eligible for Kindergarten in Milford, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2016. Milford Exempted Village Schools will again be offering a full-day kindergarten class at all of its six elementary schools. The cost of the [ Read More ]

The Midwest’s Cheesiest Fest, Cincinnati’s biggest cheese festival is back!

This grandiose show, Cincinnati’s biggest festival dedicated to the awesome power of cheese, happens on Saturday, Feb. 13, and Sunday, Feb. 14, from 12-5 p.m. inside the Oscar Event Center! Jungle Jim’s Big Cheese Festival is a whirlwind weekend devoted to all things cheese. Starting with our selection of over 1,400 varieties from the Jungle [ Read More ]

Be a poll worker for the primary; earn $130

The Clermont County Board of Elections is looking for poll workers for the March 15 primary election. Ohio holds an early primary election every four years to have a greater impact on the presidential nominee selection for each party. The Board of Elections must ensure that each of the 166 precincts in the county has [ Read More ]

WC announces fall 2015 Dean’s List

Several area residents are named to the Wilmington College Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List honor, a student must be enrolled full-time and maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of [ Read More ]


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