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Sustainable storm water practices featured at Shor Park

The Clermont County Park District and Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District will host a guided tour of the newly renovated Shor Park in Union Township from 10:30 a.m. – noon July 9 to showcase habitat improvements that will help absorb and filter stormwater runoff. The Shor Park project was designed as a demonstration site [ Read More ]

Senior Recognition and Awards Ceremony held

Grant Career Center proudly recognizes the 127 seniors who completed their career training requirements and earned their career and technical certificates from the Career Center. The students received their diplomas from their home high schools of Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, or Williamsburg. The Senior Recognition and Awards Ceremony was held at the Bethel-Tate High School [ Read More ]

New Richmond to host Ohio Chautauqua

New Richmond has been selected as one of four Ohio communities to host Ohio Chautauqua’s “Journey Stories” as part of the array of exciting events and activities for the village’s bicentennial celebration in 2014. The signature red and white tent of Ohio Chautauqua will be coming to New Richmond July 1 through July 5, 2014, [ Read More ]

June is National Safety Month

Home Instead Senior Care serving seniors in the community is conducting free home safety checks as part of National Safety Month to protect the health and well-being of local seniors. Conducted by local senior care experts, the safety checks will be offered throughout the month of June. According to the Centers for Disease Control and [ Read More ]

Old West Festival casting call has been announced

Old West Festival organizers will host a casting call for the 2014 Old West Festival on Saturday, June 14 from noon – 2 p.m. Auditions will take place at the Clermont County Library’s Union Township Branch located at 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Organizers are seeking all ages, both male and female, to fill a selection [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA members help with barn fundraiser

On June 14 Felicity FFA members worked at the Clermont county Fairground to help raise money for a new livestock facility. The FFA members held two kids games including hillbilly jail and the fish toss. The festival was successful and the Felicity FFA members were very proud to show their support and be apart of [ Read More ]

Godby earns honors recognition at WC

Wilmington College senior Nathaniel J. Godby of Eltzroth Road, Goshen, was recently recognized for membership in the Honors Program at the College’s 33rd Annual Student Recognition Ceremony. Godby, a chemistry major, is a 2010 graduate of Goshen High School. The Wilmington College Honors Program is designed to enrich the academic experience of qualified students with [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club to meet

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, July 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 199 Gay Street. Hostesses for the evening will be Pat Dowler, Teri Gaitskill and Kathy Pollitt. The program for the evening will be “The Meadow Project – Creating Living Landscapes”. Members are to bring any blooming [ Read More ]

Clermont taxes are due by July 9

Approximately 45,000 second half real estate tax bills were mailed on June 6, 2014, according to Clermont County Treasurer J. Robert True. The deadline for payment, without penalty, is July 9. Taxes can be paid by mail or in person at the Treasurer”s Office on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 101 E. [ Read More ]

13-year periodical cicadas ending their run in Clermont County

Clermont County Park District Director Chris Clingman didn’t have to look far when 13-year periodical cicadas began to emerge mid-May from their underground nests. The trees in his yard were full of them. In 2001, when he and his wife, Suzanne, had just begun to work as caretakers at Crooked Run Nature Preserve near Chilo, [ Read More ]

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