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Stepping Stones’s Independence Day picnic held on July 3

Stepping Stones celebrated Independence Day with face paint, hot dogs and red white and blue streamers at the annual Independence Day picnic sponsored by Resurgent Capital Services at the summer camp for children, teens and adults with disabilities. The picnic is a 9-year tradition at the summer camp in Indian Hill. Grillmasters were volunteers Fred [ Read More ]

Bethel-area student honored at National SkillsUSA Championships for Skilled Workforce

Students from Bethel-area high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 600 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 99 hands-on occupational and leadership contests, such as robotics, criminal justice, aviation maintenance [ Read More ]

Brown announces nearly $24,000 to train, support and protect first responders in Clermont County

New federal resources have been awarded to a fire/ambulance and rescue service in Clermont County. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Goshen Township Fire and EMS has been awarded resources for Operations and Safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. [ Read More ]

Probate judge seeks applicants for West Clermont Local School Board

Clermont County Probate Court Judge James Shriver is seeking applicants willing to serve on the West Clermont Local School Board in the position previously held by Mark Merchant. The vacancy was created when Merchant died in May of this year. The remaining four school board members were unable to agree on his replacement so the [ Read More ]

USDA reminds producers of 2014 acreage reporting requirement

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ohio Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Steven Maurer reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. This includes reporting all Burley Tobacco, Cabbage (Planted 3/19/14-5/31/14), Corn, Grain Sorghum, Hybrid Corn Seed, Spring Oats, Popcorn, Potatoes, Soybeans, Sugar [ Read More ]

Thirteen Clermont County students a receive honor roll distinctions at ECOT

Thirteen students in Clermont County have earned a position on the honor roll at ECOT, Ohio’s first and largest K-12 online public school. Those students are as follows: Naomi Caseltine, Charles Deighton, Shelby Dixon, Quinn Kidwell, Jadon Laub, Tristen Luneack, Kamree Nally, Jared Scholl, Tyler Scholl, Noah Siekbert, Cheyenne Sinclair, Shawnee Sinclair and James Stephens. [ Read More ]

Literacy Network receives $10,000 from Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support Adult Literacy Services Program

The Literacy Network received a $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to support its Adult Literacy Services Program, which helps adult students improve their futures by learning how to read. President of the Literacy Network Kathy Ciarla shared how this grant has a positive impact on our community, “Because of supporters like the [ Read More ]

The Salvation Army sets $60,000 goal for “Christmas in July” campaign

Salvation Army today announced that it set a goal of $60,000 for the 2014 “Christmas in July” Campaign. The campaign provides financial support for The Salvation Army’s various children and youth programs that operate across Greater Cincinnati. “Each day, we’re working to shape the lives of children and youth in our communities,” stated Major Larry [ Read More ]

Chautauqua is coming to New Richmond

“I lived through a night of terror!” says a Titanic survivor. After she survived the sinking of the Titanic, she had the story of a lifetime! Here is part of an interview with actress Debra Conner, portraying Edith Rosenbaum Russell, and Mark Calitri, Director of the Clermont County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau: Mark Calitri: Edith, [ Read More ]

Bicentennial committee is looking for parade entries

The Batavia Bicentennial Committee is seeking entries to participant in the Bicentennial Parade. The parade will be the morning of Saturday, Aug. 9. Veteran organizations, churches, businesses, marching units, recreational groups, floats, antique cars, equestrian groups, elected officials and candidates, and other individuals and groups are all welcome. “Help make this a memorable community celebration [ Read More ]


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