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Mrs. Ohio America Pageant seeking contestant to represent Mrs. Batavia

The Mrs. Ohio America Pageant is now accepting applications from married women to represent Mrs. Batavia as a State Finalist in the 2016 pageant being held next spring in the Columbus Area. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of Ohio and U.S. citizen, and married at the time of the pageant [ Read More ]

Tickets Available for Pope Francis’ Congressional Address

Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) is accepting constituent requests for tickets to Pope Francis’ Congressional Address on Thursday, September 24, 2015, in Washington D.C. Beginning at 10 a.m., Pope Francis will address a Joint Meeting of Congress in the U.S. Capitol Building. This address will also be broadcast live on a jumbotron on the West Front [ Read More ]

Last splash of color

Ursula Brenner is driven to create beautiful artistic works almost daily. Her contemporary abstracts and encaustics provide a lasting sense of color, composition, depth, passion and refinement. She focuses on the fundamental nature of a scene (values, colors and shapes) using a ‘notan’ study, a Japanese method of examining lights and darks, to produce work [ Read More ]

Don’t miss Union Township’s 8th Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony

The Union Township Board of Trustees is proud to announce the 8th Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 686 Mt. Moriah Drive, Union Township. Since 2008, this event has grown to be one of the most favorite annual events in the area. Created to [ Read More ]

Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair

An Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Harmony Hill Museum Carriage House, 299 South Third Street, Willliamsburg, Ohio, sponsored by the Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association, Inc. Qualified antique and coin appraisers will be available to appraise your items. Cost per item [ Read More ]

Juillerat’s Nationwide Auctions & Realty, LLC Agents are recognized again this year

Ken Juillerat, Broker of Nationwide Auctions & Realty announced today that again this year, his two sons have far exceeded the qualifications for the prestigious Ohio Association of Realtors President’s Sales Club. They are among an elite group within the profession that have achieved a level of accomplishment that only 5 percent of Ohio Real [ Read More ]

Up to $30,000 available for boating safety education

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for grants ranging from $1,000 to $30,000 to fund boater education programs that help reduce boating accidents. Applications for programs beginning in 2016 are due October 1, 2015. For application instructions, eligibility, grant match requirements and more, go to: or contact Craig Watson at 614-265-6674, [ Read More ]

Batavia Tractor Supply hosting pet adoptions for Pet Appreciation Week

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Batavia, OH will host activities for families and their pets, including pet adoptions, Saturday, Sept. 19 as part of Pet Appreciation Week. Held Sept. 16 – 20, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply’s annual event to celebrate pet owners and their furry friends. “Pet ownership is exciting [ Read More ]

Democratic State Chairman visits Clermont County

The picture shows State Chairman David Pepper (left) being welcomed by County Chair, Ray Lembke, at the 2015 Clermont Co. Blue Cocktail Hour held at MJ’S on Main in Milford on Thursday, September 19th. Pepper is a former Cincinnati Council man who was elected to the Head of the State Democratic Party last December after [ Read More ]

Village puts finishing touches on bridge

With the sidewalks rebuilt on Batavia’s Main Street, the village is completing work on the ornamental and safety features of the art deco span. Mayor John Thebout said the sidewalks and handrails now should last the lifetime of the concrete deck and the substructure of the bridge, itself. The state of Ohio is responsible for [ Read More ]

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