Community Archive

New Domestic Violence Protection Cards released

Beginning Monday, June 29, 2015, the Clermont County Domestic Relations Court will offer a wallet-size Civil Protection Order card that provides law enforcement agencies with a practical way to verify and enforce protection orders. “The card contains the case number and relevant information from the protection order, but it is a more convenient format for [ Read More ]

Local residents graduate from Tulane University

Tulane University awarded degrees to more than 2,800 graduates on May 16, 2015 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. • Annie Matthews, of Batavia, graduated from the A. B. Freeman School of Business with a Bachelor Science Management degree. • Chad Moles, of Batavia, graduated from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine [ Read More ]

Local student graduates from Oregon State

Oregon State University will hold its 146th commencement on Saturday, June 13, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Reser Stadium. OSU is one of the few large universities in the nation to hand out students’ actual diplomas during the commencement ceremony. The commencement speaker is Howard K. Koh, director of the Leading Change Studio at Harvard [ Read More ]

Batavia student awarded for academic excellence at Lipscomb University

Batvia student Kenleigh Howard has been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during the spring semester 2015, said Dr. Craig W. Bledsoe, Provost. Howard, a Glen Este High School graduate and English: Writing Track and History major, has been placed on the Provost’s List. At the end of each semester, students who make perfect [ Read More ]

OSU Extension announces 2015 “Preserving the Harvest” workshops

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will be hosting Preserving the Harvest Workshops, August 13, and September 3, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on the Clermont County Fairgrounds in the 4-H kitchen, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. This annual program is taught by Margaret Jenkins, Family & Consumer Sciences Educator. Preserving the Harvest workshops support [ Read More ]

Clermont Library to launch updated website

Visit to see a new website design with lots of new graphics. You will continue to find all the information you need most about the Clermont County Public Library, just in a brighter, easier-to-use format. The top banner art now tells everyone about great programs, promotes services like eBooks and describes how the library [ Read More ]

Deinlein graduates from military training

Air Force Airman Chelsea E. Deinlein graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [ Read More ]

Adult Probation staff moves into new offices

A project two years in the making, the lower level of the Common Pleas Courthouse in the Village of Batavia has been transformed. With this renovation, which added 8 offices, probation officers now each have their own office to meet with their clients. The quarters, whose many windows offer natural light, also include a waiting [ Read More ]

Bethel couple receive national award

Taliaferro Chapter NSDAR, held their last meeting on June 13, 2015, for the term, in Georgetown. They will meet again to start a new term on Sept. 12, 2015, in the Historic Presbyterian Church, Georgetown, Ohio. The June 13 meeting was a luncheon to honor Larry and Kathy Bolendar, South East Street, Bethel, with the [ Read More ]

Amelia library to host vintage base ball game

Watch the Cincinnati Buckeyes demonstrate how vintage “base ball” was played in the 1800s. The team takes to the “field” at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, at the Amelia Branch Library, 58 Maple St. After the game, meet Gapper from the Cincinnati Reds from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. followed by a showing of “The [ Read More ]

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