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County has enough salt on hand

Clermont County will have enough rock salt on hand if Southwest Ohio experiences a typical winter, said County Engineer Pat Manger. But facing both a national shortage of rock salt, and much higher prices, the county will prioritize which roads it salts first. The price of rock salt, used to de-ice roads, has more than [ Read More ]

Share your Santa letters at the Clermont County Library

Santa letters bring back happy memories for many people. This year, the Clermont County Public Library would like to share your family’s Santa Letters by posting them online. Email copies of the letters to and we’ll post them on our website, Include a small photo. Only emailed letters will be posted to the [ Read More ]

Litter clean-up contest to be held

The Spring Litter Clean-Up, sponsored by Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District, the Valley View Foundation and East Fork Watershed Collaborative, is kicking off its 2015 event with a T-shirt design contest for local K-12 students. Any K-12 student attending a school located in Clermont County, or within the East Fork watershed, may register to [ Read More ]

Gaslight Players to hold audition

The Gaslight Theater Players will be holding auditions for its Christmas play, A Seussified Christmas Carol by Peter Bloedel. A whimsical reinvention of Charles Dickens most beloved Christmas story in Seuss spoken rhyming couplets. With zoot fruited juices and binka bird geese, from bed headed Fred, to Timmy Loo Hoo, this tale of glorious holiday [ Read More ]

Wilson begins 60th year in the auction business

At a large auction held at the Clermont County fairgrounds on Oct. 25 Joel T Wilson was as excited as the day he graduated from Reppert Auction School. That was in the fall of 1955 but Joel’s experience calling bids began all the way back in 1941 when his father, also an auctioneer, stood Joel [ Read More ]

West Clermont families ‘Stuff the Bus’

West Clermont families stuffed two buses full of nonperishable items for the Inter Parish Ministry Food Bank. Pictured are Glen Este Middle School students stuffing the bus.

New Richmond man has been inducted into Million Mile Club

Freshway Foods has announced that New Richmond resident Herb Donahue has been inducted into the company’s prestigious Million Mile Club, which recognizes drivers who have achieved one million safe driving miles with the company. Donahue has been a Freshway Foods driver since 2006. In addition to Donahue, John Lawrence and Mike Bradley were also honored [ Read More ]

Women of Faith event to be held Nov. 7-8

River Hills Christian Church is hosting a Women of Faith (WOF) Simulcast Event titled From Survival to Revival, Friday, Nov. 7, 7 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and an optional box lunch is available for $10 if ordered in advance. Registration, tickets, and box lunch [ Read More ]

Salvation Army Makes Appeal for Adopt-a-Family Sponsors

The Salvation Army today announced that it is making an appeal for sponsors to participate in its annual Adopt-a-Family program. This annual program provides gifts for low-income families and seniors who are sponsored by generous individuals, groups and companies. Each year, the program serves approximately 500 families and seniors, in total, ensuring they receive gifts [ Read More ]

Nick Erdy Foundation announces tenth annual fundraiser

To honor fallen Clermont County Marine, Lance Corporal Nicholas B. Erdy, the Tenth Annual Nick Erdy Foundation Dinner, Dance and Auction has been scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Norlyn Manor in Batavia, Ohio. The evening’s festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and will include dinner, provided by Texas Roadhouse, open bar, dancing and silent [ Read More ]

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