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Williamsburg Board member retires

The Williamsburg Board of Education recognized Beth McManus during the Dec. 21 board meeting for her 12 years of service to our board. She chose not to run again to spend more time with her family and increased responsibilities at work. Beth was sworn in Jan. 12, 2004 and served with 11 board members, three [ Read More ]

Monroe gives ‘Good Nights’ to 200 needy children

Thanks to Monroe Elementary students, more than 200 needy children will have warm pajamas and new books to read this winter. Monroe’s 2nd and 3rd grade classes have a long tradition of foregoing their traditional Christmas parties to collect items for the needy and community service organizations. “Staci Heiden (Monroe 3rd grade teacher) approached me [ Read More ]

State Senator Joe Uecker files for re-election

State Senator Joe Uecker (R- Miami Township) filed his petitions with the Clermont County Board of Elections the week of December 14th seeking to serve a second term in the Ohio Senate. Uecker serves as State Senator for the 14th Ohio Senate District, which encompasses Adams, Brown, Clermont, Lawrence (part), and Scioto Counties. “We have [ Read More ]

Deputy injured in single vehicle crash

On Dec. 28 at 10:40 p.m. Clermont County Deputy William Brewer was responding to a theft in progress call at Wal-Mart located at 1815 Ohio Pike in Pierce Township. Upon arrival, Deputy Brewer observed the suspect vehicle exiting the Wal-Mart parking lot onto west bound state Route 125. Deputy Brewer initiated a traffic stop on [ Read More ]

Board of Elections special meeting

The Clermont County Board of Elections has scheduled the following meeting. Thursday January 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. – Special Board Meeting to discuss the election equipment storage facility and any other business the Board deems necessary. The meeting will be held at the Board Office, 76 S. Riverside Dr., Batavia, 45103. Rick Combs is [ Read More ]

Portman announces Senate to vote on funds for blighted homes

On Dec. 17, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill being considered in the Senate includes funding for new opportunities to help Ohio, Michigan, and other states impacted by the housing crisis revitalize their neighborhoods. It does this by giving Treasury the flexibility to transfer as much as $2 billion to [ Read More ]

RiverHills Bank appoints new President/CEO

The Board of Directors of RiverHills Bank is pleased to announce Brian Dunlap as the newly elected President and CEO as of January 1st, 2016. The current president since 2012, Chuck Snyder, will be retiring. Chuck will remain on the Board of Directors and will remain active in the bank as a commercial loan officer. [ Read More ]

Sports Medicine Specialist joins Mercy Health

Mercy Health – Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Amelia Wiggins, DO, has joined Mercy Health Physicians. “Like Mercy Health, my goal is to help people be well and seeing an athlete get back to doing what he or [ Read More ]

USDA begins enrollment for Conservation Reserve Program

Farmers and landowners are reminded that the next general enrollment period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has started, and will end on Feb. 26, 2016. As of September 2015, 24.2 million acres were enrolled in CRP. CRP also is protecting more than 170,000 stream miles with riparian forest and grass buffers, enough to go [ Read More ]

Ohio Dept of Agriculture lifts bird exhibition ban

With no confirmed cases in Ohio and no immediate threat of a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (avian flu) outbreak, Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels and State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey today rescinded the order prohibiting bird shows in Ohio. Officials urge poultry and bird owners, however, to remain vigilant and cautious in order to [ Read More ]


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