Community Archive

Theater group in Batavia draws unexpected talent

Although he didn’t audition and never expected to take the stage again, John Randazzo, of Summerside, has the unique opportunity to act alongside his daughter in Batavia Theatre Project’s inaugural season. John dropped his daughter, Anna, off at the first read-through and, because all roles had not yet been cast, was asked to stay and [ Read More ]

Tree dedicated to trustee and life-long resident

The Pierce Township Greenspace Committee planted and dedicated a pin oak tree to former trustee Christopher Knoop at the Pierce Township Administration office. Knoop was a Pierce Township Trustee for eight years, served on the township zoning commission, developed Locust Hill and Locust Run, and started the Township Greenspace Committee, whose mission is to preserve [ Read More ]

Rules govern disposal of trees inside ALB quarantine area

The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are reminding property owners within the Asian Longhorned Beetle quarantined areas of Clermont County of their options for disposal of tree material. The quarantined areas include Tate Township, East Fork State Park and portions of Monroe, Stonelick and [ Read More ]

Festival of Hope benefit to be held at the fairgrounds

“Festival of Hope” Benefit for Hospice of Hope of Ohio Valley will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Clermont County Fairgrounds. A quarter auction, silent auction, and used book sale will be held from 2 – 5 p.m. Dinner will be from 4 – 6 p.m. The dinner will cost $10 and the menu [ Read More ]

Student takes first place at national dance competition

Madison Neth, an incoming 7th grader at the School for Creative and Performing Arts had an impressive run with her musical theater solo routine, entitled “Thatta Way,” winning first place overall at the Kids Artistic Revue (KAR) National dance competition which took place in June 2014 in Toledo. She was also awarded the Title “Miss [ Read More ]

Local students receive Miami University degrees

Miami University awarded degrees to students during spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Yager Stadium. Students with more than one listing have earned additional degrees or honors. Jennifer Werring of Williamsburg; Krista Warren of New Richmond; Krista Warren of New Richmond; Jayson Vincent of Cincinnati; Bethany Turner of Batavia; Chelsea Stegman of Batavia; [ Read More ]

Free car show to be held

The Williams Corner Church of God will be holding the 6th Annual Car Show at the ‘Corner on Saturday, July 26. Admission is free and there is no registration fee. Registration is from 9 – 11 a.m., with awards at 1:30 p.m. Trophies for Best of Show and Pastors Choice, Top 20 Awards, Show and [ Read More ]

Concert to be held in Union Twp

The Union Township Board of Trustees proudly presents Eastfork Junction at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Civic Center Amphitheatre. This bluegrass band formed in Cincinnati in 2004. The band’s four members have a rich, diverse heritage of bluegrass backgrounds, and take pride in being professionals who promise to give you an entertaining show [ Read More ]

‘Smoke on the Mountain’ to be presented

RiverStage Community Theater will presesnt Smoke on the Mountain, the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a country church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played and sung by the Sanders Family, a traveling group making its return to performing after a five-year hiatus. [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Garden Club to meet Aug. 5

The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet for a pot luck picnic at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the home of members Sherri and Kristin Kissinger. Club members may invite a guest. The program will be a planning session for the 2014/15 calendar year. The specimen for the evening is to be a well-conditioned Queen [ Read More ]

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