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Career Center challenges students with engineering concepts class

The news is full of stories about the skill gap that challenges American companies to find trained employees to fill openings in the workforce. In Ohio alone, hundreds of engineering, computer science, and manufacturing jobs go unfilled. To communicate the importance of this skill set, Grant Career Center created new classes for freshman and sophomore [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes October Students of the Month

Makayla Mohring and Leah Neff were honored as October Students of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Their academic ambition and willingness to serve their communities made both students an obvious choice to receive this award. Mohring is a senior at Clermont Northeastern High School (CNE). She has been intrigued with science for many [ Read More ]

Rankin to present ‘The Ark Project’ at Trinity Christian Fellowship

Explorer and Author Jim Rankin will present “The Ark Project: Jesus in Ethiopia” at Trinity Christian Fellowship at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. Don’t miss this life-changing visual presentation includes ancient artifacts, life-size replica of the Ark of the Covenant, casting of the foot-holds of the ark, and new revealing Biblical discovery. This Ark Project [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Bank wins Garden of the Year award

The Williamsburg Garden Club recently presented the Williamsburg National Bank and Trust with the “2013 Garden of the Year” award for the Williamsburg Community. Pictured is Club President, Julia Hess presenting the award to Sandra Wesley, AVP, Branch Marketing Manager. The award is given annually to the individual or business whose gardens are judged the [ Read More ]

CASA for Clermont Kids awarded $10,000

CASA for Clermont Kids was awarded $10,000 by Insuring the Children to expand their child advocacy program. CASA for Clermont Kids is a non-profit agency that advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and dependent children who have been introduced into Clermont County Juvenile Court. CASA recruits and trains community involved citizens to volunteer [ Read More ]

Register for the Clermont County Mocktails Contest

We need holiday toasts (hold the champagne), (soft) apple cider and eggnog (with a little less cheer)! Register for the 2013 Clermont County Mocktails Contest sponsored by Clermont County Safe Communities, operated by Ohio State University Extension Clermont County. The contest, in its eighth year, will be held at the UC East campus in Batavia [ Read More ]

Big Lots named BAC employer of the year

Big Lots Store #428 on Beechmont Avenue was honored as the 2013 Business Advisory Council Employer of the Year on Friday, Oct. 11. The award was presented at the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon and was given moments before Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor presented the keynote address on important issues taking place in Ohio. [ Read More ]

Military service dog to be grand marshal of Clermont Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11

It’s not often you see a dog leading a parade; especially as Grand Marshal in a major event honoring military, held in a place where veterans are highly revered by local communities. Atlas, the Battle Buddy Service Dog and designated Grand Marshall, is no ordinary dog though and his service is nothing less than extraordinary. [ Read More ]

Sardinia auction company to be featured on RFD-TV

Hess Auction Company of Sardinia will be featured in the premiere of the new show Machinery Pete’s “Auction of the Week” on RFD-TV, America’s official network for the rural and western lifestyle. The show will feature farm machinery auction action from around the U.S. and Canada. The debut half-hour episode will air Tuesday, Nov. 5 [ Read More ]

Students awarded educational grants

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently in the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2013 – 2014 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, [ Read More ]


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