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Church celebrates 90 years

Your Faith United Methodist Family would like to cordially invite you to our Homecoming on Oct. 22. We will be celebrating 90 years of faith and fellowship in our current building at 180 N. Fifth Street, Batavia, Ohio. Our church has had a rich history thanks to our friends, family and community who have given [ Read More ]

Apple, Samsung Pay available to Peoples Bank customers

Peoples Bank is excited to offer its customers access to Apple Pay® and Samsung Pay, a new category of service that is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure, and private way to pay. “At a time when more and more consumers are looking for mobile payment solutions that are safe, simple, and widely accepted, [ Read More ]

Local company expands and customers, community benefit

Since 1954, Willis Heating & Air Conditioning, now known as One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning®, has been taking care of the heating and cooling needs of customers throughout the greater Cincinnati area. People call when they need a trusted technician, who they know will get the job done. In 2013, the company expanded, offering [ Read More ]

Walk of Mercy for the land and its people

On Sunday, Oct. 23, St. Martin Deanery Catholic Rural Life will sponsor a very special program for the Year of Mercy. Starting at 3 p.m., a procession will visit historic and naturally beautiful sites on the grounds of the Brown County Ursulines in St. Martin, Ohio (Brown County) as we reflect on the our care [ Read More ]

Freedom Center announces virtual reality experience

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced on Sept. 15 the opening of a new virtual experience commemorating Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks’ historic demonstration, just four days before the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955—The Rosa Parks Experience. This immersive new virtual reality experience, designed by Möbius Virtual Foundry, was created to teach a new [ Read More ]

Batavia BPA students elect officers

Officers for the Batavia High School chapter of Business Professionals of America have been elected for the 2016-2017 school year. They include seniors Dylan Young – President, Zach Newcomb – Vice President, Natasha Camacho – Secretary, Sahil Patel – Treasurer, Collin Sammons – Historian, and Jake Kovacs – Parliamentarian. In addition, Will Scheffter is the [ Read More ]

Peoples Bank raises $54,730 for Food Banks

Peoples Bank customers, vendors, and employees recently raised $54,730 for local food banks in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. “One hundred percent of the funds raised in each community will go back to the community where it came from,” said Chuck Sulerzyski, Peoples Bank President and Chief Executive Officer. “The people who benefit from this [ Read More ]

Attorney General DeWine announces 2016 Take Action Scholarship contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently the start of the eighth annual Take Action Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships. “This contest helps high school students learn about consumer protection while competing to earn money for college,” Attorney General DeWine said. “Students [ Read More ]

Ohio Township receives grant

The Ohio Township Board of Trustees was recently awarded a grant of $100,000 from the State of Ohio Local Government Safety Capital Grant Program. Ohio Township was one of only two municipalities in Clermont County to be awarded grant funding in the first round of awards. Ohio Township will be using the grant funds to [ Read More ]

Closure scheduled for culvert work

Culvert replacement requires closing state Route 756 south of SR 743 for three days beginning next week. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, SR 756 will be closed south of SR 743 until approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. The detour will use SR 743 and SR 222 and SR 756. Arrow boards and/or [ Read More ]


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