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OSBA Southwest Region hosts spring conference

School board members, administrators, staff, students and guests from across southwestern Ohio gathered in Cincinnati March 8 for the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Southwest Region Spring Conference. Nearly 300 people attended the event, which was held at the Great Oaks Career Campuses’ Scarlet Oaks Campus. The event featured updates from OSBA officers and staff, [ Read More ]

St. Ambrose student on fall Dean’s list

The following full-time student, Rebecca Proeschel of Amelia, achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. She has been named to the St. Ambrose University Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 term. Founded in 1882 by the Diocese of Davenport, St. Ambrose is a private, coeducational, comprehensive university with a firm [ Read More ]

Portman votes to support additional resources for anti-heroin programs

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) voted on March 2 to support an amendment offered by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to provide an additional $600 million in funding for anti-heroin programs that are aligned with the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: “I’ve consistently said I support providing additional resources to help combat the heroin epidemic, resources [ Read More ]

Live Oaks students bring home medals

Live Oaks students bring home medals from Early Childhood Education competition Early Childhood Education students from Live Oaks Career Campus fared well in recent district competitive events. The students participated in FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) competition along with other high school students from southwest Ohio. The competition gives students the chance [ Read More ]

West Clermont to hold Community Conversations

The West Clermont School District announced it will be holding three Community Conversations with District Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline over the next several weeks. The primary topic will be Phase II of the District’s Facilities Plan which involves the replacement and renovation of several elementary buildings. Community Conversations will take place on Monday, April 4 [ Read More ]

SSCC welcomes Mediterranean folk band April 6

Southern State Community College will welcome Mediterranean folk band Baladino 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on SSCC’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The concert is free and open to the public. Baladino will visit Southern State as part of a multi-city tour coordinated by Arts Midwest, a nonprofit [ Read More ]

SR 32/SR 132 ramp closures scheduled

Bridge repair on the State Route 32 bridge over Backbone Creek in the village of Batavia, requires closing the on/off ramps from SR 32 to SR 132 beginning Monday, March 28. The ramps will remain closed until approximately June 5. The detour will use SR 132 to SR 222. Arrow boards and/or signs will be [ Read More ]

March for Babies is set to help babies be born healthy

On May 14, 2016 at Miami Meadows Park in Milford, Ohio, families and local business leaders will join together in the Clermont County March for Babies. As the March of Dimes signature event fundraiser, March for Babies supports our mission of improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. [ Read More ]

Health screenings coming to Batavia

Residents living in and around the Batavia, Ohio can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. VFW Post 3954 will host this community event on 4/1/2016. The site is located at 4070 Greenbriar Rd in Batavia. Screenings can check for: • [ Read More ]

Chamber Opera to visit Amelia Library

The Cincinnati Chamber Opera perform some of the most popular and recognizable opera tunes at the Amelia Branch Library March 28. Mark you calendar. If you’ve never attended an opera, visit the library from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chamber members will answer questions about the life of an opera singer and the music that [ Read More ]


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