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Taliaferro NSDAR sponsoring contests

The Taliaferro Chapter NSDAR is sponsoring two History Contests: an American History Contest open to all 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders; and a Christopher Columbus Essay Contest open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Each contest winner will receive a NSDAR winning certificate, $50, and will be submitted as an entry to the [ Read More ]

Several local issues to appear on Nov. 4 election ballots

There will be local issues to be decided by voters on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4. Voters in the village of Moscow will be deciding on an additional tax levy of 3 mills. The proposed five-year levy is for the purpose of paying for current operating expenses. Franklin Township voters will be deciding on a [ Read More ]

Open house to benefit foundation

Living Spaces Custom Designs will be the host for a Holiday Open House and Shopping Night to benefit the new Batavia School Foundation from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The foundation which is in it’s first year has been established to assist with special educational projects and enrichment for grades Kindergarten through 12th [ Read More ]

Sen. Brown announces federal funds for development, jobs

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $130,260 has been awarded to the City of Cincinnati by the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative to support the Southwestern Ohio Aerospace Region (SOAR) Manufacturing Community. These funds will be used to plan community investment and workforce development strategies for aerospace manufacturing. The [ Read More ]

Portman announces algae grants

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has applauded the announcement that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Ohio Department of Natural Resources will administer new grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aimed at protecting public health by helping to reduce phosphorous runoff and expand water quality monitoring in Lake Erie tributaries. “This funding will enhance [ Read More ]

Battlebots kick off in Amelia

Nearly 30 students assembled after school to kick off the 2014-2015 Amelia Baronbots season Aug. 28. Many of these students will be competing in the Xtremebots competition at Wright State’s Nutter Center Saturday, Nov. 22. The Xtremebots league is based upon a 15 pound weight limit, testing the students’ abilities to create a competitive unit [ Read More ]

Open house to benefit foundation

Living Spaces Custom Designs will be the host for a Holiday Open House and Shopping Night to benefit the new Batavia School Foundation from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. The foundation which is in it’s first year has been established to assist with special educational projects and enrichment for grades Kindergarten through 12th [ Read More ]

The Gallery Restaurant opens at Grant Career Center

The Culinary Arts program at Grant Career Center has opened The Gallery Restaurant. The Gallery is open to the public on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week. Lunch hours are 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Under the direction of new instructor Nicolette Cash, the Culinary Arts students have been hard at work preparing new menu items [ Read More ]

Families with ASD Halloween party to be held Oct. 25

Families with ASD is proud to announce its free 10th Annual Autism Friendly Halloween Party at the Autism Family Resource Center! Anyone touched by Autism is welcome, as are all ages and friends and family. This autism-friendly Halloween party/social for anyone touched by autism will feature games, activities, pumpkins to decorate, and of course some [ Read More ]

Harvest dinner, cake auction to be held at St. Michael’s School

The St. Michaels Catholic School in Ripley will hold its annual Harvest Dinner / Cake Auction from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Oct. 26. The event will feature a delicious Thanksgiving meal with turkey or pork, gravy, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, dressing, green beans, and salad choice. Desserts and drinks are also included! The [ Read More ]


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