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Survey asks about syringe exchange in county

The public is invited to take part in a survey about a bloodborne infectious disease prevention program that would include syringe exchange as well as education, referral to treatment, and testing of communicable diseases. The survey can be found at and is open through Aug. 31, 2015. Clermont County Public Health is conducting this [ Read More ]

Kentucky man and woman indicted on breaking and entering at Duke Energy

A Brooksville Kentucky man and woman were indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury on July 21, 2015 for eight counts related to their involvement in a series of Breaking and Entering offenses at Duke Energy. Johnny Hesler, age 37, was indicted for three counts of Breaking and Entering, all fifth degree felonies and three [ Read More ]

2015 ECOT middle school honor roll announced

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) -Ohio’s largest charter school- announced today that 331 students were named to the school’s latest “Honor Roll” for middle school. Students ending each semester with a 3.0 GPA or above will be named to the “Honor Roll”. Among the 331 students named to the “Honor Roll” 4 are from [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club having mum sale

The Williamsburg Garden Club will hold their annual mum sales on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Friday, August 21st thru Saturday, September 12th (September 11th and 12th only if supplies last) at the corner of St. Rt. 32 and McKeever Road. The mums, in eight inch pots, will be $4.50 [ Read More ]

UC Clermont’s Rachel Mullis has excelled in class while serving others

Rachel Mullis originally chose UC Clermont for practical reasons – she liked the college’s commuter environment and affordable tuition. But Mullis, who graduated in May with two associate’s degrees – one in criminal justice, another in psychology – soon found herself in a place where she was not only poised for academic success, but presented [ Read More ]

Amelia residents invited to learn about Shank Park project

Amelia residents are invited to attend the Village Council Meeting on August 25 at 7 p.m. to learn more about an innovative project that will soon be under construction at Spencer Shank Memorial Park. Amelia Village is partnering with the Clermont Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Strand Associates to renovate the existing storm [ Read More ]

Ohio’s first 2 human cases of West Nile Virus in 2015 reported in Cuyahoga and Hamilton counties

Ohio’s first two human cases of West Nile virus in 2015 have been reported in a 34-year-old Cuyahoga County man with a febrile illness (fever), and a 77-year-old Hamilton County man with encephalitis. Ohio reported 11 human cases of West Nile virus in 2014. The primary way people get West Nile virus is through the [ Read More ]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in August

Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid between October 15 and December 10, depending on [ Read More ]

Bird hunting seasons begin on Sept. 1

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved early migratory bird hunting season dates, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Sept. 1 is Ohio’s opening day for mourning dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen and snipe hunting seasons. Ohio’s dove 2015 hunting season dates are Sept. 1-Nov. 8, and Dec. 12-Jan. 1, 2016. The daily limit [ Read More ]

Ralph Lee chairing 2015 United Way Campaign in eastern area

West Chester resident Ralph Lee, human resource vice president, Total Quality Logistics, is chairing the 2015 United Way of Greater Cincinnati – Eastern Area Campaign. Lee, who is also serving on the Cabinet for the regional United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign, has recruited his Eastern Area Campaign Cabinet (see below) and begun meeting with [ Read More ]

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