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Green receives ABATE legislator of the year award

Representative Doug Green (R-Mt. Orab) has received the 2013 Legislator of the Year Award from the American Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Ohio. The award was presented at the organization’s annual state seminar and awards banquet Feb. 1. ABATE is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rights, improving the image, and promoting safe operating [ Read More ]

Walk with the city of Milford for a great cause

Are you ready to “Walk with Milford?” In 2010, the Clermont Coalition for Activity and Nutrition identified that 33.4 percent of adults in Clermont County participate in no exercise or physical activity, which is higher than both the state and national average. One of the Coalition’s objectives is to decrease the percentage of Clermont County [ Read More ]

Batavia High School students stand out at regional competition

Batavia High School students exceled in the Business Professionals of America 2014 Regional Competition. They earned 95 awards and 19 students will move on to state competition in March. State qualifiers are: Jordan Davis and Alex Young, Legal Procedures; Ryan Ackermann and Bret Fortner, Banking & Finance; Ian Lyons and Matt Pawlaczyk, Small Business Management [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center second quarter Top Performers recognized

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

Cincinnati Brass Band to perform March 8 at Crestview Presbyterian

Get ready for an evening of musical entertainment on March 8 with the Cincinnati Brass Band for their annual winter concert, “From Bach to Rock”! The proceeds of this concert will benefit the Freestore Foodbank here in Cincinnati. Admission for all age groups is $10. Also, canned goods will be collected at the door for [ Read More ]

Furry Valentines are the best

Join the Clermont County Animal Shelter at the annual My Furry Valentine event at the flexi USA distribution center, located at 8494 Firebird Drive in West Chester. The event, featuring over 500 adoptable dogs, cats, rabbits and more from 40 different rescue and shelter groups, will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. – [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Business Professionals of America compete at Region 13 competition

The Grant Career Center chapter of the Business Professionals of America proved that they were ready to “Accelerate Their Future” in 2013-2014 as they did their best to make their way to this spring’s adventure to the national leadership conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Eighteen students started their journey by winning 27 competitive event medals in [ Read More ]

Liaison to governor visits Behavioral Health Services

Sherri Carbo, Southwest Ohio Liaison for Governor Kasich, visited Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Carbo had contacted GCB Chief Vocational Officer Alicia Fine to request a visit after hearing of the agency’s vocational programs which provide supportive employment for persons with severe mental illness. Carbo was met by members of [ Read More ]

Sign up for popular water quality programs with Dept. of Agriculture

Area farmers and forest landowners can apply now for funding assistance to help install conservation practices that reduce nutrient and sediment runoff and improve water quality. Funding is available through three separate programs run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). A program to help producers improve air quality and conserve [ Read More ]

Local farmer to give presentation

Brad Barber, a local farmer from Mt. Orab, OH, will be sharing his more than 7 years of experience planting winter cover crops at the USDA sponsored Cover Crop & Soil Health Forum on Feb. 18. Local farmers are invited to attend the free event to be held at the Clermont County Agricultural Services Center [ Read More ]

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