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Board recognizes Eagle Scouts

The Williamsburg Board of Education’s moment of excellence during the Dec. 21 meeting was three seniors who have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in Boy Scouts. Under 10 percent of boy scouts attain this rank. Kyle Barrett’s project was with the Williamsburg Hike-Bike Trail. Joseph Barth’s project was with the Williamsburg [ Read More ]

3rd Annual Jungle Jim’s Barrel Aged Beer Bash has been brewing for ages

A two night celebration of the fine art of barrel aging happening Friday, Jan. 15 and Saturday, Jan. 16 from 7-9 p.m., Jungle Jim’s Barrel Aged Beer Bash is a singular opportunity for beer enthusiasts to enjoy some truly unique beverages. Some things only get better with age. Beer, it just so happens, is one [ Read More ]

Radio show host Chef Caitlin Steininger to present cooking class

Chef Caitlin Steininger of the popular cooking radio show “Cooking with Caitlin” will present a class titled “Italian Comfort Food” on Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Living Spaces Custom Designs, located at 350 E Main St. in Batavia. Named one of the top ten “up and coming food stars”, by Food Network Magazine in 2010 Steininger, [ Read More ]

Learn about digital devices at the library

If you are new to using digital devices, the Clermont County Public Library offers classes on how to use them and the various services available for free access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, magazines, music and children’s books. Even if you are comfortable using your device, stop by and learn more about what the library has [ Read More ]

Consignment Auction set

The Brown County FFA chapters would like to invite you to the Brown County FFA Consignment Auction to be held on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. at the Brown County Fairgrounds. The proceeds of this auction will benefit the Eastern Brown, Georgetown, Ripley, and Western Brown FFA Chapters and Alumni. Current consignments consist of [ Read More ]

Critical need for platelet donors

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati is in critical need of platelet donors. All eligible donors are encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood at their earliest convenience regardless of blood type. “We are experiencing low donor turn out” states Dr. Ronald Sacher, Director. “The demand is great as illness, trauma and cancer do [ Read More ]

More than 9,400 deer checked

Hunters checked 9,447 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 28-29, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The last time Ohio held a two-day December deer-gun season was in 2012 with 14,365 deer harvested. That year, the season was held on a weekend and accounted for just more than [ Read More ]

Celebrate Blood Donor Month

The frosty winter months are upon us, so come in to donate blood and go home with a coffee mug to help you keep warm! January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month and Hoxworth will be celebrating our life-saving donors by giving them an “Every Drop Counts” coffee mug at our Neighborhood Donor Centers until [ Read More ]

Traffic fatalities for holiday reporting periods

The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is reporting traffic fatalities over the New Year’s reporting period and the Christmas reporting period. Ten people were killed on Ohio’s roadways during the 2016 New Year’s Holiday, a four-day reporting period beginning Dec. 31 and ending Jan. 3. During this year’s reporting period, troopers arrested 438 drivers for [ Read More ]

Wenstrup returns from Congressional Delegation trip to Thailand and Burma

Over the New Year Day week, Congressman Brad Wenstrup traveled with colleagues on the House and Senate Intelligence committees, including Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Ben Sasse (R-NE), to Thailand and Burma as part of continuing discussions on security cooperation and regional stability. “Sitting down with the leaders of our allies is critical to building [ Read More ]


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