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Batavia teacher goes to state conference

Kimberly Schwettman, Chemistry teacher at the Days of Wonder School in Batavia, OH, joined a group of nearly 60 teachers from across Ohio on Oct. 21-23 for a conference aimed at bringing hands-on science to the classroom. The non-profit Ohio Chemistry Technology Council Foundation, in partnership with the Ohio EPA, held the 23rd Annual Teachers, [ Read More ]

Local realtor wins state award

Mark Jordan, Realtor with Koogler-Eyre Realtors, Batavia, Ohio, has been awarded the “President’s Sales Club” Award of Achievement designation from the Ohio Association of REALTORS® (OAR). Award of Achievement criteria is over $1 million in sales or commercial leases. Jordan is a member of the Southern Ohio Association of REALTORS®, SOAR Elite Club, Ohio Association [ Read More ]

Duke Energy reaches agreement to end lawsuit

Duke Energy has reached an $81 million settlement agreement to end a 2008 lawsuit related to contracts between a former Duke Energy subsidiary and certain large electric customers of Duke Energy Ohio. The agreement would end a class action lawsuit (Anthony Williams et al. v. Duke Energy Corp. et al.), in which the plaintiffs asserted [ Read More ]

The Bookworm Sez
TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER
‘Duplicity’ is timely and thrilling

By Terri Schlichenmeyer Never send a boy to do a man’s job. That’s an old saying that can be altered a dozen ways in our PC world. Bottom line: never send a neophyte to do something when experience is needed. And, it might be added, as in the new novel “Duplicity” by Newt Gingrich and [ Read More ]

Felicity-Franklin FFA competes in District Soil Judging

By Charlena Spaulding FFA Reporter On Oct. 8, eleven Felicity-Franklin FFA members traveled to Adams County to participate in the District 9 Soil Evaluation. The members of the Felicity-Franklin Rural judging team were Collin Dunaway, Erin Jennings, Tia Louiso, Clinton Liming, and Wyatt Crozier. The members of the Urban judging team were Ethan Binion, Charlena [ Read More ]

Using a lung cancer screening program could save your life

Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality care with compassion in your neighborhood through its care network, reminds you that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. If you have already quit smoking, congratulations! Whether you still smoke or have quit, you’ve probably wondered about the health of your lungs. Now you can take action that can [ Read More ]

Brown County residents indicted for multiple Clermont burglaries

On Oct. 29 three Brown County residents were indicted by the Clermont County Grand Jury on forty two (42) counts related to their involvement in a series of burglaries in Batavia, Stonelick, Jackson, and Wayne townships, Clermont County Ohio. Jeffrey Carlier, age 52, has been indicted on 22 counts of Burglary second degree felonies, 4 [ Read More ]

12th annual “Star Spangled Celebration” set for Nov. 6

The 12th annual “Star Spangled Celebration” will be held on Friday, November 6 at 7 p.m. at Fields Auditorium at the Maysville Comm & Tech College in Maysville, Ky. This is a 2 hour musical concert/salute to Veterans. All Veterans that ask will be seated on special front row seating. Over 16 JROTC uniformed ushers [ Read More ]

Library to host author C.J. Box

The New York Times bestselling author of the Joe Pickett series, C.J. Box will visit the Union Township Branch Library Nov. 10 via Skype. The visit is 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the library, 4450 Glen Este-Withamsville Road. Patrons are encouraged to ask questions during the program. Pickett is a Wyoming [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club to meet

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet on Tuesday evening, Nov. 10 at 6:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Gay Streets. The hostesses for the evening are Estelle Clack and Linda Toedt. The program will be a presentation on “Pollinators”. Club members are finalizing plans for the Christmas Home Tour to take place [ Read More ]


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