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4th Annual Milford Street Eats Festival to deliver more choices and top entertainment

Drawing food truck fans from across the region, the Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce plans to expand the fourth annual “Milford Street Eats” festival venue to twenty-four of the tri-state’s most popular mobile food vendors. Presented by Lykins Energy Solutions, food and beverage trucks will line up with live entertainment Saturday, Aug. 6, from [ Read More ]

Clermont Summer Crisis Program

Clermont Community Services Inc. will accept applications for the Summer Crisis Program starting July 1 and running through Aug. 31. Income eligible households with a member who has a medical illness that is documented by a physician, PA or registered nurse stating the client would benefit from continued electric service or who has a member [ Read More ]

Local students earn educational grants

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently at the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2016-2017 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees [ Read More ]

Local teacher wins Distinguished Educator Award

Battelle for Kids recently recognized Albin Waldbillig, a teacher from Bethel-Tate Local School District, as a distinguished educator for his tremendous impact on his students, colleagues, and community. Albin was among 44 teachers from across Ohio to receive the 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator Award as a representative of excellence in the teaching profession. The [ Read More ]

Child Support Division to hold employer workshop, attorney training

August is Child Support Awareness Month, and in preparation, the Clermont County Department of Job & Family Services, Division of Child Support, is holding several activities in August: Employer Workshop: 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Minning Hall, Clermont Mercy Hospital, 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia. The workshop will provide information on implementing child support [ Read More ]

Snider awarded scholarships

Carley Snider, of Moscow, has been selected to receive two scholarships from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership at The Ohio State University. Snider was presented the Jo and Warren Weiler Scholarship Fund in Agricultural Education and the Alice Lucile Russel Scholarship Fund at the 2016 Annual Banquet for the Department of Agricultural [ Read More ]

4th grade students participate in county writing contest

Fourth grade students from all over the county are invited to practice their writing skills in a contest sponsored by the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association. One of the skills taught at the fourth grade level is learning to correctly write an opinion on a specific topic. The CCTRA encourages the teachers to send in [ Read More ]

Great Oaks receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

A recent financial audit of Great Oaks Career Campuses by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report for the 2014-2015 school year. The institute’s excellent record keeping has qualified it for the Auditor of State Award with Distinction.”Good finance is important to everything government does,” Auditor Yost said. “Sound budgetary [ Read More ]

UC Clermont launches digital media communications program

For students interested in communications professions — including advertising, journalism and public relations — the path to success now starts closer to home than ever. UC Clermont College recently announced that it would begin offering an associate’s degree in Digital Media Communications this fall. The two-year program is designed to help students transition seamlessly into [ Read More ]

Felicity math teacher to become a student again with full-tuition scholarship

Small town, second-grade math teacher Jillian Everett has always been about action. Since she was a little girl, Everett has been inspired to help others. Attending a small and under-resourced school near Cincinnati, Ohio, Everett received tremendous support from her school; particularly Mr. Perry, her math teacher from the fifth through eighth grade. He helped Everett [ Read More ]


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