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USDA cover crop forum held in Owensville

Over 50 people attended the USDA sponsored cover crop forum in Owensville on Feb. 18 to view the live broadcast of the National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health and to participate in local discussions on soil health. Mr. Brad Barber and Mr. Ernie Hatfield were two local farmers who presented their experiences using [ Read More ]

Midwest Culinary Institute team wins bronze in statewide competition

A team of students from the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State won a bronze medal for its third place showing in the recent Student American Culinary Federation state competition at Hocking College near Athens, Ohio. The teams in the competition were required to prepare a four-course meal in 75 minutes, and also participated in [ Read More ]

You need to learn the basics of Medicare if you’re turning 65

Are you one of the nearly 150,000 Ohioans who will celebrate their 65th birthdays this year? If so, you will become eligible for Medicare and will likely have questions about your health care benefits. You will face a dizzying array of choices: Which prescription drug plan is right for you? Should you choose traditional Medicare [ Read More ]

Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds public not to drink and drive

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to designate a sober driver before the party begins. The Patrol will be working with local law enforcement to remove impaired drivers as part of the National Highway Safety Administration’s Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving campaign. St. Patrick’s Day has become a [ Read More ]

CHIP contractor meeting to be held

The Clermont County Department of Community & Economic Development will host a meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10 in the shared conference room of the administration building, located at 101 E. Main Street, 3rd Floor, in the Village of Batavia for contractors interested in participating in the Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP). The CHIP [ Read More ]

Lights celebrate 50 years

William and Nancy Light of New Richmond, Ohio were married on March 14, 1964. They have spent their entire lives residing in Pierce Township, Clermont County.   Bill and Nancy ran a successful Construction Business for over 40 years (Wm. Light Construction) until retirement in 2008. Their legacy still remains. Bill and Nancy have raised [ Read More ]

Grand openings to be held by Tax-Time

Tax-Time Ohio LLC, has recently been opened by Michael Foley, a former franchisee owner of Instant Tax Service. Foley has forged his experience as an entrepreneur and with his knowledgeable staff of more than 30 years of combined tax experience, raising the bar and standards for committing and providing outstanding customer service to local communities. [ Read More ]

Milford honored as a Fit-Friendly Worksite

The City of Milford was recently honored through the American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite program at the Feb. 18 City Council meeting. Milford was recognized at the Gold Level, which means that the organization: offers employees physical activity at the worksite, has increased number of healthy eating options available to employees, promotes a wellness culture [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary Club honors its Students of the Month

Nicole Glancy and Spencer Braswell were honored as February Students of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. Both students exemplify the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self” in their academic careers as well as in their communities. Glancy is a student at Clermont Northeastern High School. She is someone who has shown leadership in her [ Read More ]

Clermont County Fair Board announces annual contest

The Clermont County Agricultural Society has announced a contest to design the cover of the 2014 Fair Book. The theme for this year’s fair book is “The Clermont Co. Fair— It’s Good for the Whole Family.” More than 35,000 copies of the fair book displaying the winning design will be printed and distributed throughout the [ Read More ]


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