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FCS youth host winter workshops

The public is invited to attend two winter workshops sponsored by the Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board. A home living workshop will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Learn the fundamentals of room design and decor, while crafting a pillow decoration to take home. A [ Read More ]

Senior Services partners with Provident Travel

Clermont Senior Services and Provident Travel have announced a new partnership to offer increased travel opportunities for the community. By collaborating with Provident Travel, Clermont Senior Services feels confident that more residents will now have access to more varied and unique travel options. Provident Travel is a wholly owned subsidiary of AAA Allied Group, Inc. [ Read More ]

Educational excellence grant applications being accepted

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation will be accepting applications Jan. 1 – 31 for the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant Program for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Individuals who have a current Farm Service Number on record with the Farm Service Agency as of July 1, 2011 and reside in the 22 [ Read More ]

Farm Bureau cruise to be held in November

The Ohio Farm Bureau South Region invites everyone to join them for the 7th Annual Member Only Cruise, Nov. 29 – Dec. 4, 2014! This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into your life during those drab winter days. The beautiful Carnival Elation will set sail from New Orleans, [ Read More ]

Clermont County Agenda for the Future kick-off event scheduled

The Clermont County Chamber Foundation and the LEAD Clermont Alumni Association are joining forces to conduct a communitywide dialogue to create a new “Agenda for the Future” in Clermont County. This initiative is generously supported by a grant from Duke Energy. A kickoff event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. [ Read More ]

Batavia razes abandoned building

The village of Batavia has demolished the house at 610 E. Main St., the abandoned Norfolk Lodge 54, F&AM, as a public nuisance. Batavia paid Evans Landscaping $6,500 for the demolition. The village paid $600 for an asbestos inspection. The village offered to take the property in tax forfeiture, but the Clermont County Treasurer’s Office [ Read More ]

Police Chief Canter retires

After serving Hamersville for 37 years, Police Chief Jim Canter has retired. On Dec. 16, the Hamersville Village Council and staff hosted a Christmas Celebration dinner in his honor, joined by many members of his family. Chief Canter was presented a plaque to recognize his long career with the police department, as well as a [ Read More ]

Teen board crafts blankets for hospital

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County’s Family & Consumer Sciences Teen Board crafted blankets for Children’s Hospital. FCS Teen Board members learned how to make no-sew, knotted fleece blankets for their autumn project. They donated eight baby blankets to Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati during the holiday season. To make a blanket of your own, FCS [ Read More ]

County library introduces new service called ‘hoopla’

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions in 2014 to watch your pennies? If so, the library has just the thing to help you get started. What better way to save money than to download movies, audiobooks, television shows and musical albums for free? Well now you can, courtesy of your Clermont County Library – [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students attend disability workshop

Grant Career Center Teacher Academy students recently traveled with instructor Julie Crozier to Wright State University to participate in professional development activities at the 2013 Disability Workshop. Presented by the WSU Office of Disability Services and Department of Teacher Education, the workshop gave the students the opportunity to discuss a variety of disabilities and how [ Read More ]


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