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Batavia High School students stand out at regional competition

Batavia High School students exceled in the Business Professionals of America 2014 Regional Competition. They earned 95 awards and 19 students will move on to state competition in March. State qualifiers are: Jordan Davis and Alex Young, Legal Procedures; Ryan Ackermann and Bret Fortner, Banking & Finance; Ian Lyons and Matt Pawlaczyk, Small Business Management [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center second quarter Top Performers recognized

Grant Career Center recently held the Second Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the second quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the second quarter. Instructors select Top Performers each quarter by using [ Read More ]

Cincinnati Brass Band to perform March 8 at Crestview Presbyterian

Get ready for an evening of musical entertainment on March 8 with the Cincinnati Brass Band for their annual winter concert, “From Bach to Rock”! The proceeds of this concert will benefit the Freestore Foodbank here in Cincinnati. Admission for all age groups is $10. Also, canned goods will be collected at the door for [ Read More ]

Furry Valentines are the best

Join the Clermont County Animal Shelter at the annual My Furry Valentine event at the flexi USA distribution center, located at 8494 Firebird Drive in West Chester. The event, featuring over 500 adoptable dogs, cats, rabbits and more from 40 different rescue and shelter groups, will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. – [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center Business Professionals of America compete at Region 13 competition

The Grant Career Center chapter of the Business Professionals of America proved that they were ready to “Accelerate Their Future” in 2013-2014 as they did their best to make their way to this spring’s adventure to the national leadership conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Eighteen students started their journey by winning 27 competitive event medals in [ Read More ]

Liaison to governor visits Behavioral Health Services

Sherri Carbo, Southwest Ohio Liaison for Governor Kasich, visited Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Carbo had contacted GCB Chief Vocational Officer Alicia Fine to request a visit after hearing of the agency’s vocational programs which provide supportive employment for persons with severe mental illness. Carbo was met by members of [ Read More ]

Sign up for popular water quality programs with Dept. of Agriculture

Area farmers and forest landowners can apply now for funding assistance to help install conservation practices that reduce nutrient and sediment runoff and improve water quality. Funding is available through three separate programs run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). A program to help producers improve air quality and conserve [ Read More ]

Local farmer to give presentation

Brad Barber, a local farmer from Mt. Orab, OH, will be sharing his more than 7 years of experience planting winter cover crops at the USDA sponsored Cover Crop & Soil Health Forum on Feb. 18. Local farmers are invited to attend the free event to be held at the Clermont County Agricultural Services Center [ Read More ]

Felicity FFA again rises to the top

Felicity-Franklin FFA has once again made it to the top in the State Food Science and Technology Career Development Event. For the third year in a row, Felicity has placed in the top five in the state among the 300 FFA chapters. Team members Cheyenne Trammell, Mikayla Hamilton, Amanda Davenport, and Kirstyn McMullen placed 4th [ Read More ]

OSU Extension to host March diabetes workshop

Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will be hosting Dining with Diabetes, a three-class health workshop, March 12, 19 and 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clermont County Fairgrounds 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville. Dining with Diabetes (DWD) is a series of classes conducted by OSUE’s Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) staff [ Read More ]

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