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Batavia mayor swears in two council members

Batavia Mayor John Thebout, left, administers the oath of office to Councilman Thomas Ellis, center, and Councilman Jason Garrison. Garrison joined the Batavia Village Council at the board’s Jan. 11 meeting, and Councilman Thomas Ellis began a new term. Running unopposed, Garrison was elected for the first time in the November balloting, and Ellis won [ Read More ]

OACTA announces 2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarships

The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA), is pleased to announce its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools. Incoming second and third-year female law students enrolled at Ohio law schools are also eligible [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA holds Christmas party

By: Charlena Spaulding, FFA Reporter On Dec. 17, Felicity-Franklin FFA held their annual Christmas party. The party consisted of a full dinner catered by Lee’s Chicken. The committee worked hard to put together many games including dodgeball, corn hole, human hungry hippo, and Pie Face. Throughout the night, FFA members in attendance were awarded various [ Read More ]

First round of OVRDC county caucus scheduled

The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) is holding its annual county caucus reorganization meeting for Clermont County on January 20, 2016 at 2:30 PM in the 3rd Floor Conference Room of the Administration Building. Major items on the agenda of this meeting, which is open to the public, include: review and revise caucus membership, [ Read More ]

Brown County Democrats to meet

The Brown County Democrat Club will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Brown County Seniors Center Building at 505 N. Main St. Georgetown. All are invited to come for refreshments and discussion on current events, local candidates and the upcoming election cycle. For more information, please visit [ Read More ]

Batavia Middle School students participated in the statewide 2016 Future City competition

Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Batavia Middle School participated in the State DiscoverE’s Future City Competition™ on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Columbus State Community College (CSCC) in Columbus. With the help of their teacher advisor, Mary Bradburn and a local engineering mentor, the Batavia Middle School team is building a concept model [ Read More ]

Bunbury announces cashless payment system

PromoWest Productions announced today that it will be using RFID-enabled wristbands and cashless payment technology for the 2016 Bunbury Music Festival, set to take place June 3-5, at Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove in downtown Cincinnati. A few weeks before the festival, ticket purchasers will be mailed their personalized festival wristband and can register their [ Read More ]

ODNR helping restore American chestnut

he Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently planted American chestnut trees at three sites on department-managed lands. The Gorge Overlook area at Mohican State Park, the Scioto Trail State Forest fire tower and the Waterloo Wildlife Area were selected for a reforestation project that is part of a state and regional effort to re-establish [ Read More ]

Christopher Hager to speak at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host author and Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Trinity College Christopher Hager on Jan. 13 at 6 p.m. Hager, the third speaker in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series, will discuss his latest work Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing. [ Read More ]

Park ranger retains dead trees for urban birds

Apart from meeting the needs of cyclists, fishermen, runners, birdwatchers, party planners and groups of the elderly and the disabled, Orange County Park Supervising Ranger, Adam Shuck, and staff at the Laguna Niguel Regional Park in southern California, consider their ‘good stewardship’ mandate to protect habitat for birds. Trees are high on the list, and [ Read More ]


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