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Batavia Rotary recognizes March Student of the Month

Marcus Griffin of Batavia High School was chosen as the March Student of the Month by the Batavia Rotary Club. The Batavia Rotary recognizes one high school student from Batavia Schools during the first Rotary meeting of each month throughout the regular school year. Students are nominated for this award for their school work and [ Read More ]

Batavia Floral Creations and Gifts continues tradition of service to customers

Batavia Floral Creations and Gifts, a full-service florist located in downtown Batavia, has been serving customers since 1987. In 2011 the business, which is located at 229 East Main Street, entered a new phase of its existence. Last November the business’s founders, Skip and Mary Lou Parrott, sold the shop to their daughter and her [ Read More ]

New Richmond Middle School students design City of Tomorrow

New Richmond Middle School’s Future Cities team didn’t get a chance to present their project to state judges but they got excellent grades from the New Richmond Board of Education when they presented their concept of a city of the future at the board’s Feb. 21 meeting. After weeks of design and construction, the NRMS [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center holds National Technical Honor Society induction

Grant Career Center inducted 27 new members into the Elizabeth Abbott Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society on Feb. 24. Membership in the National Technical Honor Society is dependent upon outstanding characteristics in many areas of a student’s life. In addition to scholarship, the students are rated on such qualities as leadership, service, citizenship, [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center cosmetology students visit Salon and Spa Expo

The students in the Cosmetology program at Grant Career Center have a unique incentive for perfect attendance, honor roll grades, school and community involvement, and a positive attitude. They can earn a trip to The International Salon and Spa Expo in Long Beach, California. This year, two Cosmetology juniors and two seniors have earned the [ Read More ]

Memories of Clermont’s Edenton Rural School

By Tom Irons Every so often I get back to southern Ohio and my old hometown. Usually it is to visit friends and family; now all too often it is to say goodbye to a loved one. The passing of time is hard on people and sometimes it’s most harsh on those things in our [ Read More ]

Milford 5K Run/Walk to be held for tornado victims in May

AllyBeads Jewelry & Gifts is organizing a group of businesses in Milford, Ohio to sponsor “Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Milford 5K Run/Walk” in support of families in Moscow, Ohio who recently suffered as a result of the March 2012 tornadoes. Funds from the event will go to the Clermont County Long Term Disaster Recovery Committee [ Read More ]

Tornado begins new life as Ozzie

When Sandy Mangan first saw the skinny yellow lab/hound mix, she knew there was something special about him. “It was right after the tornado went through. The power was out on our street in Bethel, so our neighbors’ dogs were out of their electric fence. That was when I first saw the sad-looking dog nearby; [ Read More ]

Jones takes third place at ‘The Invention Convention’

Brett Jones, a third grader at Hill Intermediate School, recently took third place in the People’s Choice Awards at “The Invention Convention.” Each child was given the task of coming up with a novel invention of their own. Jones’ invention was “Granny’s Terrific Towel,” for people with arthritis to hold and grasp. Jones is in [ Read More ]

Swim program held at New Richmond High School

The 2012 Hazel Davis/PTO Spring Swim Program was recently held at New Richmond High School. Participating in the program are Connor Adams, Drew Messer, Greyson Good, and Brendan Messer.


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