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Local residents earn degree from WGU

The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 31st semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 16 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,000 graduates. • Stephen Grigsby of Amelia (45102) has received his Bachelor of Science in IT – Security Emphasis degree. [ Read More ]

Free car seats available to low-income families

Clermont County Public Health is offering free car seats to income eligible Clermont County residents. The car seats are given out as part of the Ohio Buckles Buckeyes program which provides child safety seats and booster seats to eligible low-income families throughout Ohio. The program is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health. According to [ Read More ]

OVI checkpoint held

he Ohio State Highway Patrol Batavia Post, with the assistance from Union Township Police Department, Clermont County Sheriff’s Office, and Ohio Department of Transportation conducted an OVI checkpoint on state Route 125 in Union Township, Clermont County from 10 p.m. to midnight. A total of 463 vehicles were checked and 2 of the drivers were [ Read More ]

Meet local authors at the Union Township library

So you are writing a book. What now? Learn from other local authors, some who live right next door, what prompted them to put pen to paper, their writing process and how they published their work. “The Author Next Door” is a festival for writers to network with other area authors, talk with book lovers [ Read More ]

Charity wins thousands in Hoxworth Challange

While more than 45 local charities participated in Hoxworth Blood Center’s annual Bleed for a Cause competition, the reigning champions of 2015, Adore- a-Bull Rescue, grabbed the $10,000 first prize once again. Hoxworth teamed up with TOYOTA Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America and Montgomery Inn for the fourth annual charity com- petition focused on [ Read More ]

Williamsburg garden club to meet

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Gay Streets. Hostesses for the evening are Sandy Briegel and Kim Whaley. The specimen is to be a spray-form bloom and members are to respond to Roll Call with a comment about the past year [ Read More ]

Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks announces theme

iHeartMedia Cincinnati announced today the theme Celebrating 40 Years of Fireworks for the Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks event, the city’s much anticipated end of summer party. The family friendly event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 4, from 12–10 p.m., with a spectacular pyrotechnic display beginning at 9:05 p.m. at Sawyer Point Park [ Read More ]

Vietnam Veterans Annual Golf Outing

Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 will hold its 11th Annual Golf Outing on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Elk’s Run Golf Club in Batavia. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 9. The cost of $80 per person includes 18 holes of golf, cart, two drink tickets and an Italian buffet [ Read More ]

Old West Festival rides into town for 9th year

Grab your cowboy boots and mosey on over to the ninth annual Old West Festival. The western-themed festival rolls back in town for another season of boot stompin’ family fun on Saturdays and Sundays – September 10 through October 16, 2016. Located at its permanent site, just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati, the [ Read More ]

Clermont SWCD to elect one supervisor at meeting

During its 73rd Annual Meeting and Banquet on Sept. 8, Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one Board of Supervisors member to a three-year term commencing Jan. 1, 2017. There are two candidates for the open position. Current supervisor Melody Newman is seeking election to her third term. Newman recently [ Read More ]


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