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Wilmington College releases the 2016 Fall Dean’s List

Several area residents have been named to the Wilmington College Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List honor, a student must be enrolled full-time and maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Wilmington College is an independent college in Wilmington, Ohio, with a [ Read More ]

Five teams advance in Clermont County Mock Trial competition

High school mock trial teams from Reading, Western Brown, Milford, Leaves of Learning, and Batavia have advanced from the local district mock trial competition to the regional competition that will be held at eight different locations around the State of Ohio on Feb. 10. Teams that win both trials in that competition will advance to [ Read More ]

SOACDF accepting grant applications

The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation is now accepting applications January 1 – 31, 2017 for the Educational Excellence Competitive Grant Program for the 2017-2018 school year. Individuals who have a current Farm Service Number on record with the Farm Service Agency at the time of application and reside in the 22 counties [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden club to meet Feb. 7

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, February 7th at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Gay Streets.  Hostesses for the evening are Toni Teague and Cheri Stair. The program for the evening is to be “Permaculture Gardening” presented by Mike Woeste.  The program is open to the public.  For [ Read More ]

City Barbeque to raise money for local food banks Jan. 29

On Sunday, January 29, City Barbeque will host its first-ever charitable Pass the Pigs® competition. Contributions from playing a modified version of the classic game— where throwing two small plastic pigs results in a score—will directly benefit local food banks in the area. City Barbeque has been committed to supporting local food banks for years [ Read More ]

Farm Service Agency committeeman elected

Jack Wolfer was elected to his first term as a member of the Clermont County Farm Service Agency committee. He will represent farmers from Jackson, Goshen, Miami, Stonelick, Union, and Wayne townships on the county committee. Doug Auxier and Patti Stroub also serve as county committee members representing their area in the county. The committee [ Read More ]

County to host Leadership class

Are you an elected official? A community member who wants to learn more about public service?  Ever considered exploring leadership development, but not sure where to turn or how to begin?  Have you thought about becoming involved civically in the community?  Are you looking for someplace to get basic leadership information?  If you or someone [ Read More ]

Wenstrup sworn into 115th Congress for a third term

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) was sworn into the 115th Congress on Jan. 3. This will be Congressman Wenstrup’s third term serving Ohio’s Second District. “Serving the people of Ohio’s Second District is a privilege. I thank every member of our Second District community for partnering with me to create a better future for our kids, [ Read More ]

B.O.S.S. Boot Camp scheduled

The region’s most comprehensive educational program for startup and existing businesses will begin on April 4, 2017. Staffed by local business experts who are volunteering their time for this project, the inaugural B.O.S.S. Boot Camp – Business Optimization Success System – is presented by the Excelsior Institute of Business and Finance, a non-profit 501 (c) [ Read More ]

Conservation program applications due Feb. 3

The Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). CSP is the largest conservation program in the United States with 70 million acres of productive agricultural and forest land enrolled. CSP helps agricultural and forestry producers build on existing conservation efforts while strengthening their operations. Most that are [ Read More ]


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