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Old West Festival rides into town for 9th year

Grab your cowboy boots and mosey on over to the ninth annual Old West Festival. The western-themed festival rolls back in town for another season of boot stompin’ family fun on Saturdays and Sundays – September 10 through October 16, 2016. Located at its permanent site, just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati, the [ Read More ]

Clermont SWCD to elect one supervisor at meeting

During its 73rd Annual Meeting and Banquet on Sept. 8, Clermont Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one Board of Supervisors member to a three-year term commencing Jan. 1, 2017. There are two candidates for the open position. Current supervisor Melody Newman is seeking election to her third term. Newman recently [ Read More ]

Preparing for night at Cincinnati Nature Center

Discover the secret sights and sounds of the natural world at Cincinnati Nature Center’s Preparing for Night scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10 from 6-10 p.m. This totally unique family event showcases fun and informative interactive stations along the trails of the Nature Center, featuring animals and insects that make use of [ Read More ]

Grants available for diesel emission reductions

Ohio EPA invites owners of heavy duty diesel vehicle fleets in eligible Ohio counties (which includes Clermont County) to apply for Diesel Emission Reduction Grants to help reduce emissions. Projects funded by the grants will help improve air quality through vehicle replacement, repowering engines, retrofitting emission controls or installing anti-idle equipment. Ohio has up to [ Read More ]

Quarter Auction to be held for school levy

On Thursday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Bethel-Tate Middle School, a quarter auction will be held to raise funds to support the upcoming school levy. An amazing assortment of items have been donated by businesses in the local community and surrounding area: tickets to Perfect North, Reds tickets, gift baskets, scuba diving lessons [ Read More ]

Soccer Fan? Grab free FC Cincinnati tickets

The Tri-State’s first professional soccer team, FC Cincinnati, celebrated its first birthday at the Lindner Athletic Center recently and Hoxworth wants to keep the celebration going by inviting the community to roll up their sleeve for tickets. “We are thrilled to partner with Cincinnati’s newest sports team,” said Alecia Lipton, Hoxworth spokesperson. “Cincinnati has caught [ Read More ]

Tire amnesty day Sept. 10 in Jackson Township

The Adams-Clermont Solid Waste District and Jackson Township Trustees are sponsoring a FREE scrap tire collection event 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. The drop-off is at 3347 U.S. 50, 0.2 of a mile east of Aber Road. (This is not the Township Hall/Fire Department.) This event is to help clean up [ Read More ]

Amelia Library closed for repairs on Sept. 10

The Amelia Library will be closed Saturday, Sept. 10, as repairs continue on the parking lot. The book drop-off boxes will not be available Sept. 10. Books and other materials can be dropped off at any other library. For branch addresses and phone numbers, visit Also, materials can be renewed online. Work on the [ Read More ]

Vietnam Veterans Sept. 8 meeting

Vietnam Veterans of America, Clermont County Chapter 649 meets Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road – Eastgate. The guest speaker will be Mr. Dan Knowles, President and CEO of Tristate Veterans Community Alliance. Knowles is a West Point graduate who served on active duty for seven [ Read More ]

Balzhisers celebrates 65th anniversary

James and Ella Balzhiser are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. James Henry Balzhiser and Ella Christina (Justice) Balzhiser were married August 25, 1951 in Milford. They have four children. Their only son Lloyd Thomas, who died in 1960, married Linda. They had two sons, Dustin and Jordan Balzhiser, and Dustin has one daughter, Raegan. Their [ Read More ]

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