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County Fair Board elects new officers

In other business, Luke Cox, from Monroe Township, was sworn in and seated to represent that township and the Board said good-bye to Jack Graser, the previous representative from Monroe. Jack had served on the Board for nine years and had chosen to step down when his term was up for reelection last summer. Also [ Read More ]

Willowville students learn about the white table

On Veteran’s Day Willowville Elementary school fourth grade students entered Jennifer Arnold’s class, to notice an addition to the room—a small white clothed table. The white clothed table honored the men and women who serve in America’s armed forces. Students learned of the symbolism of the items on the table after reading the book, America’s [ Read More ]

GEHS students receive letters of commendation

Congratulations to GEHS students Megan E. Ginn and Danielle N. Watkins for receiving Letters of Commendation for outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in 2014, from the National Merit Scholarship Program. About the National Merit Scholarship Program: Commended Scholars: In late September, more than two-thirds (about 34,000) of the approximately [ Read More ]

Amelia High School Veterans Day Celebration

Veterans were greeted by Student Ambassadors and family members as they arrived this morning. Veterans enjoyed a catered breakfast paid for by the AHS Student Council and patriotic performances by the AHS Band, Choir, and Drama Departments. Students learned from many of the veterans who shared their history. Pictured are Carol Ann March, Cathy Herzog, [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Elementary celebrates Veterans Day

The Williamsburg Elementary School Student Council once again led a Veterans Wall of Honor project, with the goal of honoring Veterans within the school community. The wall includes pictures and a service summary for staff members at WES who have served as well as family members of students and staff. The Wall of Honor project [ Read More ]

Amelia Elementary learns about veterans

Kindergarten: Students were introduced to Veterans Day by reading a story from Scholastic News entitled, “Let’s Find Out,” and then watching a video that accompanied the story. Then, each student completed a sequencing activity on Veterans Day and then created a “mini-book” to take home on Veterans Day. 1st grade: Each student created a “My [ Read More ]

UC Clermont’s Veterans Day event featured Black Hawk Helicopter

UC Clermont College’s Veterans Day Celebration featured a Black Hawk helicopter flown in by the 1-137th Ohio Army National Guard from Columbus. The helicopter landed on the front lawn of the campus commons and served as a back drop for the ceremony honoring Veterans. Assistant Professor and Navy Veteran Dr. Jill Gomez spoke about her [ Read More ]

Mercy Health Hospitals offer free smoking cessation education classes

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites smokers and their families to register for a free series of smoking cessation education classes starting at both The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health in Kenwood or Mercy Health – Anderson Hospital in Anderson Township in December. With the [ Read More ]

Take time to prepare for tax season

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that November can be a good time for a tax status review. Taking some time during the lull before the year-end rush can reduce stress and promote filing accuracy when tax season begins in January. “If you haven’t yet organized your receipts and other documents for donations and other [ Read More ]

Local student performs in “Too Much Light” at Muskingum

Mackenzie Back of Amelia is in the cast of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a theatre performance at Muskingum University in New Concord, Ohio. The all first-year student cast, directed by Professor of Theatre Dr. Diane Rao, will perform on Thursday, November 19 through Sunday, November 22 in the Sandra Wolfe Thompson [ Read More ]

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