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TRUMP Volunteer Campaign

The Clermont County volunteer committee is pleased to introduce Dennis Cooper, Clermont County Chair, and Lori Fierro, Communications Director. The committee is working hard with the campaign effort and is currently seeking volunteers to help in various areas. It is not too late to join the committee if you would like to help support the [ Read More ]

College Credit Plus process for 2016-17 started on Feb. 15

Students intending to participate in the second year of College Credit Plus, the successful program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school, can begin the notification process for the 2016-2017 school year on Feb. 15. College Credit Plus debuted at the start of the 2015-2016 school [ Read More ]

Adopt A Book donates books to area children

“2015 was another great year for Adopt a Book,” said Angela Laman, Executive Director of Adopt A Book. She added, “During the last year we were able to make 96 donations of books to schools and organizations serving underprivileged children and families. We made 82 trips to pick up books, resulting in over 27,545 books [ Read More ]

Goshen celebrates business partners

The Goshen Local School District came together to celebrate our business partnerships the evening of February 5, 2015. Twenty-one of our business partners were given the opportunity to see the results of their work as members of the Business Advisory Committee and their support of our schools. Local businesses are a vital part of the [ Read More ]

Officer graduates from CLEE

Pierce Township Adm. Lt. Michael Bennett recently graduated from the 14-month Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) program. He was one of 34 students who were honored at their graduation luncheon at the Holiday Inn Columbus-Worthington in Worthington on Feb. 12. The ceremonies celebrated the completion of study in a unique course co-sponsored by the Law [ Read More ]

Aviation Post awarded drone kit

Aviation Exploring Post 78, based at the Clermont County/Sporty’s Airport in Batavia, is the recent recipient of a quadcopter kit, received through a grant from Motorola Solutions Foundation for Public Safety. Post 78 was selected from a group of Exploring Posts from across the country to receive this donation. Through the building and flying of [ Read More ]

CCPH offers smoking cessation classes

Clermont County Public Health is now offering smoking cessation classes to Clermont County residents. The classes will be led by a public health nurse and certified tobacco cessation specialist, and take place at the Nursing Division of Clermont County Public Health, located at 2400 Clermont Center Drive in Batavia. As a result of the Community [ Read More ]

Wenstrup Calls for Whistleblower Protections

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), who represents Cincinnati and serves on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, called on the Department Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to guarantee safeguards for recent whistleblowers who came forward from the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Wenstrup, who had met previously with some of the whistleblowers to help address their concerns [ Read More ]

ODNR Awards Grants for Geologic Research in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is announcing that two Ohio graduate school students have been awarded grants from the ODNR Division of Geological Survey’s Ohio Geology License Plate Fund to support their geologic research. Dreadnaught Stubbs, a first-year master’s student at Ohio University, and Allison Young, a second-year Ph.D. student at the University [ Read More ]

Something for everyone at “Cabin Fever”

Folks interested in creative arts and crafts should mark their calendars for Saturday, March 19th, 2016. On that day, the Appalachian Artisans Guild will present its 13th annual “Cabin Fever Arts Festival” in the Patriot Center on the Hillsboro campus of Southern State Community College. Admission is free and open to the public, and doors [ Read More ]


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