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Release party aims to raise awareness

Sex-trafficking in the u.s is more prevalent than ever. Nearly 83 percent are u.s citizens, mostly 12-14 year old girls. Problem: It’s not hard to imagine the frustration of those repulsed by human trafficking–people who want to see it eradicated as quickly as possible, but who are hindered by the inability to effectively gain the [ Read More ]

Ohio accepting applications for butterfly development project

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new conservation effort to help agricultural producers provide food and habitat for monarch butterflies. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Ohio has $100,000 to help farmers and conservation partners purchase nectar-rich plants — like milkweed – to create monarch-friendly habitat along field borders, waterways and [ Read More ]

Turpin Band holding annual Band Blast

Turpin Band is holding its annual Band Blast at Beech Acres Park, 6910 Salem Road, Cincinnati, OH 45230, from 6:30-8:15 p.m. on Monday, May 9. The Turpin High School Band, Nagel Seventh Grade Band and the fifth and sixth grade bands from Mercer, Sherwood and Wilson elementary schools will play. We invite the community to [ Read More ]

Goshen staff holding book drive thru May 18

“Summer slide” is a term used to describe the loss of academic progress that can occur when students are out of school all summer and don’t continue to learn. Students tend to slide backwards over the summer when they don’t read, and the cause is often a simple lack of access to books. It is critical [ Read More ]

Free ballet performance May 8

AbunDANCE Ballet and Worship Arts is overjoyed to present its first end-of-year free community performance called “His Dwelling Place” on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 3-4 pm on stage at the Brown County Christian Academy at 116 College Avenue in Sardinia, Ohio. In September 2015, Heather Bachman opened AbunDANCE just off of SR 68 behind [ Read More ]

Detour notice for State Route 131

Culvert replacement requires closing State Route 131 east of Bass Road beginning next week. SR 131 will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10 until approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. Eastbound SR 131 traffic will be detoured to south on SR 132 to east on U.S. 50 to north on SR 133; westbound [ Read More ]

Detour notice for State Route 222

The replacement of two culverts requires closing State Route 222 north of Chapel Road beginning next week. SR 222 will be closed from 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 9 until approximately 3 p.m. Friday, May 13. Northbound SR 222 traffic will be detoured west on SR 125 to north on SR 132; southbound SR 222 traffic [ Read More ]

Engineering info session May 11

Southern State Community College will host an Engineering Info Session 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, on the college’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The session will provide an overview of all the engineering programs, including Aviation Maintenance, Computer Assisted Design, Electrical/Electronic Technology, Electro-Mechanical Engineering, and HVAC. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Board of Education’s Moment of Excellence for April

The Williamsburg Board of Education’s Moment of Excellence for April recognized 6th graders Kayla Jardinado and Trinity Wainscott for their excellent modeling of animal cell structures using a school building to model the cellular structures. In front from left, Kayla Jardinado, Sue Madsen and Trinity Wainscott. In back from left, Jeff Cummins, Charlie Maklem, Brent [ Read More ]

Shawnee State Dean’s List

Jeff Bauer, Acting Provost for academic affairs at Shawnee State University, has released the Dean’s List for the Fall Semester 2016. To be named on the list, students must be enrolled full time and achieve a 3.5 GPA or better. Shawnee State is located in Portsmouth. With more than 80 Bachelor’s and Associate Degree Programs [ Read More ]


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