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Solitary confinement experience now open at the Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced today that they will host the National Religious Campaign Against Torture’s Solitary Confinement Cell Experience beginning Friday, Aug. 12. The exhibit, in partnership with the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, is a part of NRCAT’s nationwide interfaith campaign to expose and end the torture of solitary confinement in [ Read More ]

Annual Lytle birthday celebration

The Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association extends an invitation to the public to attend the annual Lytle Birthday Celebration and open house at Harmony Hill, 299 South Third Street on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 28. Harmony Hill was the homestead of Major General William Lytle, the founder of Williamsburg and often referred to as “The Father of [ Read More ]

Mt. Orab couple renews vows

On Saturday, July 9, Larry and Sandy (Day) Cummins of Mt. Orab renewed their wedding vows before family and friends. They were married July 9, 1966 at the United Methodist Church in Felicity, where they both grew up. They have two children, Chirsty, of Cincinnati and Chad, who lives in Richland, WA. They have one [ Read More ]

SOACDF grant application deadline approaching

The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation is offering the Educational Assistance Competitive Grant for school year 2016-2017. The Educational Assistance grant is an award of up to $3,000 towards the cost of tuition, on campus housing, lab fees and books that can be billed through the college or university. The top three application [ Read More ]

20th annual Suffragist Event is Aug. 30

The 20th annual Suffragist Event will be hosted by Clermont County League of Women Voters at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Holiday Inn Eastgate. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person. Visit to make a reservation. The 2016 nominees for the Orpha Gatch Citizenship Award are Marion Croswell, [ Read More ]

Gaslight Theater Players announce auditions

The Gaslight Theater Players will be holding auditions for its next production, “Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)”, on Monday, Aug. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center on Hamer Rd. in Georgetown, OH. A second date for auditions will be Saturday, Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 [ Read More ]

Catfishing Tournament to be held for CCDD

Attention local anglers: The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will host a Catfishing Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 27 at East Fork State Park. The event is sponsored by the Clermont DD Empowers Me nonprofit board and is set to begin at 9 a.m. on Aug. 27. The tournament will run through 9 a.m. [ Read More ]

Local to compete in international speech contest

Brian Farison, of Milford, will compete in the semi-finals of the Toastmasters International® Speech Contest in Washington, D.C. Aug. 18 at their Annual Convention. Each year thousands of Toastmasters from around the world compete in club, area, division and district speech competitions for a spot in the semi-finals, attempting to advance to the final round. [ Read More ]

Quilters present ‘Quilt of Valor’

“The Anderson Senior Citizen Quilters could not have selected a better recipient for the ‘Quilt of Valor’ than Patricia Alteslane,” said Chaplain Raymond Hutchinson of Chapter 63 (Clermont County) of the Disabled American Veterans. “Hopefully, more veterans in the future will be recognized for their efforts while serving on active duty in the military.” The [ Read More ]

County to save money through new electric, natural gas contracts

Using a competitive bid process, Clermont County Commissioners on Aug. 10 selected Lykins Energy Solutions to provide electricity to county buildings beginning in January 2017, and IGS Energy to provide its natural gas supply beginning in December 2016. The county will realize approximately $67,000 in annual savings compared to current rates, said Sukie Scheetz, Director [ Read More ]

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