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April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and law enforcement will be cracking down on motorists who text while driving from April 10-15. This effort is part of the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. high-visibility enforcement campaign that combines periods of intense enforcement of anti-texting laws with advertising and media outreach to let [ Read More ]

If you drink booze during prom season, you lose

Agents with the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Ohio Investigative Unit are commending those parents and teens that make the wise and mature decision not to participate in illegal and dangerous behavior, such as providing alcohol to minors and consuming underage. “As a parent of two adult children, I can tell you this time in [ Read More ]

Snow and cold can’t stop Girl Scouts

Batavia village administrator Dennis Nichols, left, buys a box of Girl Scout cookies in the midst of a snow squall Tuesday, March 25. Scout Callie Holbert, front, her mom Angela Holbert, back, and other scouts from Batavia Troop 40136 were selling cookies at a table they set up at the intersection of Main and Fourth [ Read More ]

Traffic to be detoured for road work

Culvert replacement on U.S. 50 approximately 300’ west of Brushy Fork Road will require closing U.S. 50 between State Route 132 south and SR 133. Local traffic will be maintained. U.S. 50 will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1 until 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3. The detour for westbound U.S. 50 traffic will [ Read More ]

It’s not too late to register for OSU perennial school

There is still time to register for Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s 20th Annual Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 10 at 9 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. Speakers and vendors will guide your springtime habits for your landscape to have a beautifully enhanced garden all summer and fall. [ Read More ]

Students attend Science Day

Max Boland, Izzat and Eliah Tueimeh, seventh graders at St. Louis School, attended the District 11 Science Day. The title of Max’s project was “The Use of an Alpha Detector to Determine the Danger of Alpha Particles.” The Tueimeh brothers studied “The Effect of Location within a Town on Air Quality.” St. Louis is proud [ Read More ]

Teen Board hosted clinic

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board hosted a gardening clinic at the 4-H Hall in February. The clinic, focused on growing herbs, opened with a game that involved matching pictures of herbs to their names. After the game, participants used tissue paper, yarn and glue to decorate small pots. [ Read More ]

Precinct Election Officials are needed for the May 6 election

The Clermont County Board of Elections is in ned of about 50 PEOs for the Primary Election on May 6. What is a PEO? A PEO is a “Precinct Election Official,” formerly known as a poll worker. What are the qualifications to be a PEO? First, you must be a registered voter in Clermont County. [ Read More ]

Culverts to be replaced on US 50

Culvert replacement on U.S. 50 approximately 150’ west of Edman/West Caudil Road will require closing U.S. 50 between State Route 132 south and SR 133. Local traffic will be maintained. U.S. 50 will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 26 until 3 p.m. Friday, March 28. The detour for eastbound U.S. 50 traffic will [ Read More ]

Harsha Lake to be site of USRowing 2015 Club National Championships

Clermont County Commissioners and the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau have announced that the 2015 USRowing Club National Championships will be held July 15-19, 2015, on Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park. The race will be hosted by Clermont Crew, in partnership with USRowing. The Club Nationals has become one of the largest [ Read More ]


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