Community Archive

5-year Consolidated Plan available for public review

A draft copy of a five-year Consolidated Plan that will help local jurisdictions in Clermont County assess their affordable housing and community development needs will be available for public review beginning April 15 through May 15. Clermont County was required to develop the Consolidated Plan to become eligible for approximately $932,702 in Community Development Block [ Read More ]

Democrats care

The theme of this year’s Annual Golden Donkey Dinner was “Democrats Care.” At the dinner, held May 2nd, a special homemade dessert auction was held to benefit the Clermont County Opiate Task Force to help fight the growing problem of heroin in our county. The Party is pleased to announce that a check was presented [ Read More ]

Slack Recognized at WC Ceremony

Wilmington College senior Kaitlyn J. Slack of Springdale Court, Bethel, is the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award in Chemistry. The presentation was made at the college’s 34th Annual Student Recognition Ceremony recently. Slack, a 2011 graduate of Bethel Tate High School, is majoring in chemistry. Wilmington College, a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center recognizes the Third Quarter top performers

Grant Career Center recently held the Third Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the third quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their outstanding efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the third quarter. Instructors select Top Performers each quarter by [ Read More ]

Southern State recognizes Ohio Internship & Co-op Appreciation Day

At Southern State Community College, students have the opportunity to participate in internships and co-op placements as a pathway to connecting education with employment. On April 14, the college will join the state in recognizing Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day. Gov. John Kasich recently signed into law Senate Bill 227, sponsored by Sen. Bill [ Read More ]

Open house to be held for Zaleski Complex

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will host an open house to celebrate the opening of the Zaleski ODNR Complex, a renovation project of the former Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp located at Zaleski State Forest. “For many years, the CCC program assisted with restorations and improvements to the land that is now Zaleski [ Read More ]

Nominees sought for award

Women who volunteer and make their community better are sought as nominees for the annual Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award. Presented by the Clermont County League of Women Voters, the award honors women for outstanding volunteer service. Nominations are due June 15. Visit for a nomination form. The winner will be announced at the Suffragist [ Read More ]

CCDD to hold auction

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will hold an auction on Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia (one mile west of Owensville). The auction will be held in the Wildey Warehouse located behind the center. To view a list of featured items [ Read More ]

Family Treatment Dependency Court awarded $86K grant

Judge James Shriver’s Family Treatment Dependency Court has been awarded a grant of $86,680 that will allow it to offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for participants in the court who do not have health insurance. The federal grant, administered through the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services, will supply about 18 participants with medical treatment designed [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA Hosts ‘Man Up’ Event

On Monday, March 9 at 6:18, The Felicity- Franklin FFA chapter hosted the first annual “Man Up” event for Guys. The committee set a goal to help male students develop into honorable young men. The night included a variety of activities such as an inspirational guest speaker, a demonstration by local canine units, and a [ Read More ]

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