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Historic Williamsburg hosting cemetery tour

Harmony Hill Association’s inaugural tour of pioneer gravesites in the Williamsburg Cemetery will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 24 – RAIN OR SHINE! The walking tour will visit ten sites and at each, a costumed guide will speak for approximately five minutes. Speakers will share interesting stories and fascinating facts about early [ Read More ]

‘Prayer for Owen Meany’ opens Playhouse in the Park’s season

A Prayer For Owen Meany launches the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s 2016-17 season in a powerful, spectacularly theatrical way on the Robert S. Marx Theatre stage from Sept. 3 through Oct. 1. For the legions of fans of John Irving’s bestselling book, the transformation of beloved icon Owen Meany from page to stage is [ Read More ]

Man arrested for heroin distribution

A Cincinnati man has been arrested by the Clermont County Narcotics Unit for the distribution of heroin in the village of New Richmond and surrounding areas. Allen Johnson age 33 of Spring Grove Ave. Cincinnati, has been arrested and charged with one count of trafficking in heroin, a felony of the fifth degree and one [ Read More ]

Strickland highlights ‘Ohio Families First’

On Aug. 1, Ted Strickland joined State Representative Denise Driehaus outside the Brent Spence Bridge in Cincinnati to discuss his Ohio Families First proposal to help rebuild America’s infrastructure and create more good paying jobs for Ohioans through the creation of a national Infrastructure Bank. The Brent Spence Bridge is currently ranked as the No. [ Read More ]

Husted announces training funding for elections

As part of ongoing preparations ahead of the Nov. 8 General Election, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced the release of $760,000 in funds for the state’s 88 counties to help offset the cost of mandatory poll worker training for county boards of elections. “Properly trained poll workers are a critical part of [ Read More ]

Diane Morgan joins International Cultural Exchange Services

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) welcomes Diane Morgan as a new Local Coordinator. Diane is excited for this new opportunity to work with international high school students and host families. She feels by working together it will spread a positive message around the world promoting peace and understanding across cultures. Diane will be working with [ Read More ]

Clermont SWCD celebrates 73 years

Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District is celebrating its 73rd year with its Annual Banquet Sept. 8 at Clermont County’s Pattison Park Lodge in Owensville. Ty Higgins, with Ohio Ag Net and host of the nationally syndicated show, “Farm & Country Radio,” is the featured speaker. The banquet will offer a catered dinner through CNE [ Read More ]

Local woman holds Victorian party

Wanda Backscheider, a lifelong resident of Batavia hosted a Victorian Lawn Party on Saturday, August 6th at her Rustic Valley Farm. It was well attended by family and friends along with the Ohio Valley Carriage Club members who came dressed in historic Victorian clothing, both ladies and gentlemen. It included old fashioned lawn party games [ Read More ]

Williamsburg students participate in Buckeye Boys State at BGSU

Bruce J. Brockman, chairman for Williamsburg Buckeye Boys State, after a series of interviews, selected four young men (Sam McManus, Matthew Barry, Coby Hamilton, and Jefferey Schlueter) to represent Williamsburg High School and American Legion Post #288 at the 80th annual Buckeye Boys State. 1,200 of the best seniors from around the state gather for [ Read More ]

Come sing with the Forest-Aires!

Have you ever enjoyed hearing The Forest-Aires Women’s Chorus sing? Do you enjoy singing and dancing? If so, join us and share our love of music and dance. Membership enrollment is open in September and again in January. Fifty-three years of outstanding vocal performances at Christmas and at the spring ENCORE! show have made The [ Read More ]

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