The Ohio State University Clermont County Extension Office named Sue McKinley 2012 Volunteer of the Year Dec. 17 at its Annual Partner Appreciation Luncheon. McKinley is the project manager of Felicity Initiative for Neighborhood Excellence (FINE). She was selected because she partnered FINE with OSUE Clermont to provide programming, such as the Family Nutrition Program [ Read More ]
Darlene Gilbert, of Bethel, and her granddaughter Riley Taylor, 3, of Loveland, take advantage of the first snow of the season with a trip to Burke Park for some sledding Saturday, Dec. 29. Several inches of snow across the area overnight.
Following decades of tradition, the official portrait painting of outgoing Ohio Senate President Thomas E. Niehaus (R–New Richmond) was unveiled at a ceremony held in the Atrium of the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday evening. Among those speaking at the event were Ohio Governor John Kasich, Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David Daniels, and portrait artist Leslie [ Read More ]
Access and Success for Adults Executive Director, Sue Evans, and Rhonda R. Fannin, Facilitator, partnered with Southern Hills Career and Technical Center Adult Education Director, Vicki Carrington, to offer a free personal and career development class to assist area residents in developing their transitional, educational, and workplace skills. ASA provides essential services for class participants [ Read More ]
Through nonprofit Magnified Giving, students of Bethel-Tate High School are learning important lessons that are equipping them to be the next generation of philanthropists. They are being challenged to research area nonprofits, distribute grant applications and ultimately will present a check to the cause of their choice at a May 16 Magnified Giving Award Ceremony [ Read More ]
Ohio’s white-tailed deer muzzleloader hunting season will open statewide Jan. 5-8, 2013, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife. Ohio hunters have harvested 188,853 deer this season. During the 2012 four-day muzzleloader season, 19,459 deer were harvested. Ohio deer hunters must possess the proper permits. Regardless of zone, method of taking [ Read More ]
The Students of the Month for November at Williamsburg High School were, from left, Sam Holland (Grade 11), Marissa Walls (Grade 11) and Justin Steel (Grade 10). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.
Rev. Avery and Mrs. Charlotte (nee Stewart) McCleese celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Rev. McCleese was originally from Kentucky and Mrs. McCleese was originally from West Virginia. The McCleese’s originally met while both were serving in the U.S. Army in October 1952. They were then married by Rev. Jay Glover Morris [ Read More ]
By Art Hunter Editor The Clermont County Gifted STEM Program has been serving students in the Bethel-Tate and Williamsburg school districts for three years. The collaborative effort between the two districts serves students identified as gifted in grades three through eight. Sixty of the program’s 125 students recently took part in the Noetic Learning Mathematics [ Read More ]
Students of the month for October at Williamsburg High School are, from left, Nick Kincer (Grade 11), Ellen McPhillips (Grade 11) and Rodney Hamilton (Grade 12). Each student received a certificate and a Best Buy Gift Card.