Community Archive

Open houses scheduled Feb. 4-5 for input on Clermont’s CDBG plan

With its population now exceeding 200,000, Clermont County is on its way to being designated an Urban County in the 2015 Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), significantly increasing the value of grants the county is eligible for. To prepare for this, the county must submit a 5-year consolidated plan to the U.S. Department of [ Read More ]

Gilkison graduates from basic training

Army Spc. Kayleigh M. Gilkison has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, [ Read More ]

County provides septic system rehabilitation funds

The Clermont County Public Health will be accepting applications from homeowners to use grant funds for the repair or replacement of failing household sewage disposal systems or to connect to public sewers. The grant funding is available through the Community Development Block Grant. Residences must be owner occupied, applicants must meet income and asset requirements, [ Read More ]

CNE Hall of Fame nominations

The Clermont Northeastern High School Sports Hall of Fame committee is accepting nominations for the 2015 inductions. The nomination form can be found on the CNE website at and should be mailed to Barb Kelly, c/o Clermont Northeastern High School, 5327 Hutchinson Road, Batavia, OH 45103. The deadline is February 1, 2015.

Felicity FFA holds Christmas party

On December 18 the Felicity FFA held their annual Christmas party. The committee worked hard to plan and carry out this event. The party consisted of a full Christmas dinner catered by Lee’s Chicken, activities such as karaoke and corn-hole, and a hoodie provided by the FFA to each member in attendance. Afterwards members stayed [ Read More ]

Furman University announces fall 2014 Dean’s List

The following Furman University students who live in Loveland, Ohio are included on the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester. Furman’s dean’s list is composed of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher on a four-point system. Roy Bradley, son of Leslie Bradley and Roy Bradley of Loveland, [ Read More ]

St. Mary fish fry to be held

Our first fish fry will be Friday the 20th of February 2015 Info: The Men of St. Joseph of St. Mary Church in Bethel will be sponsoring a Fish Fry every Friday through March 27th, 2015. They are held at St. Mary Church at 3398 St. Rt. 125 just east of Bethel. The hours are [ Read More ]

Clermont Chamber to hold annual meeting

Union Township, Clermont County Ohio – Don’t miss the Clermont Chamber Annual Meeting and Small Business Development Center Excellence Awards Luncheon on Friday February 6, 2015. Retired Chairman/CEO of the Procter & Gamble Company, John Pepper will be the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Pepper will be speaking about the importance of early childhood [ Read More ]

Local Students To Participate in Ohio Future City Competition

Ohio sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Batavia Middle School are participating in DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus. What began in 1992 as a model project to encourage math and science skills and lay a foundation for engineering careers has become the [ Read More ]

NRHS AD Doug Foote honored by state group

Doug Foote, New Richmond High School athletic director/dean of students, has received the Ohio Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s Citation award in recognition of exceptional time, effort, and energy devoted to the OIAAA. Mr. Foote also has been nominated as the next Secretary for the Southwest Ohio Athletic Administrators Association and currently serves as a board [ Read More ]

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