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Meadors named Rotary Student of the Month

Hunter Meadors of Batavia High School was chosen as the October Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. “There aren’t enough words to express what Hunter’s teachers say about him,” said Felicia Grooms, Batavia High School Guidance Counselor. “He is in the top five percent of his class while holding an internship and [ Read More ]

Bethel-Tate students create a human flag

By Art Hunter Editor The senior service learning class at Bethel-Tate High School created at human flag on the football field Wednesday, Oct. 10. Class teacher Diana Schellenberger said that the students came up with the idea during a brainstorming session as a way to recognize the Sept. 11 anniversary. The event had to be [ Read More ]

Soldier back home from Afghanistan deployment

Ricky Burdine, a 2009 New Richmond High School graduate, has returned home safely after a one-year tour in Afghanistan. He was greeted at the airport by his family, his wife Desiree Plank Burdine, and his baby girl who he for the first time.

Holly Hill students display their artistic talent

Holly Hill Elementary School students, from left, Kylie Morris, Sasha McCune, Lexi Reuss, and Alaina Jones show off language arts projects. The girls are in in Mrs. Anita Vaughn’s first grade class. The class is working on making simple sentences, and the students drew pictures to illustrate the sentences to incorporate social studies and art [ Read More ]

Maple Rey 4-H Club had a great year

The Maple Rey Milk & More 4-H Club has had an outstanding year. In addition to the many projects they worked on to complete for judging at the Clermont County Fair, club members have collected supplies for the All Dogs Come from Heaven no-kill animal shelter. Members are also planning to prepare a meal at [ Read More ]

Zeigler receives Batavia Property Improvement Award

By Kristin Bednarski Sun staff Martha Jane Zeigler was awarded the Property Improvement Award from the Village Association of Batavia last month. The award is given as recognition for exterior improvements to a property within the village of Batavia that keeps with the general style of the original structure. Zeigler, who lives at 298 Wood [ Read More ]

Wendy’s Burger Bash to be held

A Wendy’s Burger Bash will be held to benefit Holly Hill Elementary School Thursday, Oct. 4. The Burger Bash will be held from 5 – 8 p.m. at the Wendy’s located at SR 132 and SR 125. Fifteen percent of all sales during the bash will be donated to the Holly Hill Elementary PTO.

Students get lesson in heat convection

Batavia Middle School eighth grade science students received a fun demonstration of the principle of heat convection Thursday, Sept. 20. Science teacher Paul Moore used a sky lantern to demonstrate the principle that drives not only hot air balloons, but earthquakes, volcanoes, the movement of the earth’s tectonic plates, and tsunamis. The rising of the [ Read More ]

Celebrating 40 years of service in the community

On Sept. 25, 1972, Clermont General and Technical College opened with 97 full time and 184 part-time students. Forty years later UC Clermont College (the name was officially change in 1987) is celebrating its proud history and service to the community by hosting the 40th Anniversary Celebration. The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. [ Read More ]

Batavia Elementary students get first karate instruction

Mike Franzen, a karate instructor at Marshal Arts America Eastgate, will be teaching karate to Batavia Elementary School students for the next few weeks. The after school activity is a fund-raiser that will teach the students about respect, concentration, self-discipline, and perseverance. “They will learn that karate is not about fighting, it’s about setting goals [ Read More ]


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