Construction on phase II of the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike/Bike Trail is expected to begin this summer. When completed, the 13-mile trail will connect the villages of Williamsburg and Batavia, passing East Fork State Park. “What’s really unique about this trail is that it uses old and existing roadways and is a collaborative effort among the villages, [ Read More ]
Clermont County residents are invited to attend a “Farmers Share Breakfast” presented by Clermont County Farm Bureau and supported by local businesses and friends of agriculture. This event will be held Saturday, Jan. 28 in the Blue Ribbon Cafe on the Clermont County Fairgrounds in Owensville. Serving will be from 8 – 11 a.m. The [ Read More ]
Local Girl Scouts and Brownies sang Christmas carols for residents at the Batavia Nursing Home Saturday, December 10.
Students at Bethel-Tate’s Hill Intermediate School presented their holiday program, North Pole Musical, Friday, Dec. 16. The program presented a delightful holiday tale, told through musical numbers which highlighted the students’ many talents.
Ear Candy, the first-year, 11-member a cappella group at Clermont Northeastern High School, loves to perform and all that hard work is getting them a lot of attention. “This week alone we have six bookings,” said CNE music director Jacki Schneider, who launched the group when she began teaching at the school this year. “We [ Read More ]
Second grade students at New Richmond’s Monroe Elementary have continued a class tradition of giving up their traditional holiday gift exchange parties in favor of making donations to worthy causes. This year, students in the classes of teachers Staci Heiden, Jennifer Huelsmann and Melanie Shoemaker collected reading and entertainment items, snacks and health and beauty [ Read More ]
The grand opening of the new Union Township Branch Library will take place from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 at 4450 Glen-Este Withamsville Road. The former location of the Union Township Branch, 4462 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Rd., was recently sold. The library is asking that customers not drop off any materials at the former location, as [ Read More ]
Jared Holthaus soloed in a single-engine aircraft on Dec. 13. This was his first flight as a student pilot without his instructor in the aircraft. Holthaus is enrolled in the Aviation Technology: Professional Pilot Program at the University of Cincinnati. The laboratory portion of the Professional Pilot Program is taught at the Clermont County Airport. [ Read More ]
A retirement party was held for Mary Lou Parrott Dec. 2 at Batavia Floral Designs. Parrott’s daughter Trisha Brasfield will take over the business. At left are Trisha and Lee Brasfield, and on the right are Mary Lou and Skip Parrott.
Danielle Schmidtbauer of Clermont Northeastern High School was honored as Student of the Month at the Dec. 6 meeting of the Batavia Rotary Club. One high school student from CNE is honored at the first Rotary meeting of each month during the school year. Students who are nominated for this award live their lives in [ Read More ]