Hardworking local families can get a leg up on tax season by planning now to take advantage of free in-person tax prep at one of 34 convenient sites located throughout Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. In addition to free preparation and e-filing, they’ll get help determining eligibility for and claiming the Earned Income [ Read More ]
Felicity Franklin FFA held its third annual Christmas Party Dec. 19, 2011, where all the Felicity-Franklin FFA members were invited to play games and enjoy a meal provided by the FFA chapter. Seventy-three members of the chapter came and enjoyed the food and games provided by the Felicity-Franklin FFA. Also, there were many door prizes [ Read More ]
New Richmond Elementary School visual arts teacher Amy Cholkas has received the Circa Recognition Award from the Ohio Art Education Association and inducted into the OAEA Circa Honor Society at the association’s annual conference in Dayton in November. The OAEA Circa Society honors OAEA educators who have shown long term service and professional dedication to [ Read More ]
A coalition of Clermont County agencies will sponsor the Southern Clermont County Health Fair Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Felicity Methodist Church, located at 421 Walnut Street in Felicity. The event runs from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Health screenings will be offered, including lead testing, BMI, dental screening, blood pressure checks, glucose testing, flu shots, [ Read More ]
The Catholic Rural Life Conference and the OK River Valley Chapter of the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will sponsor their Fifth Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar Sunday, Jan. 29. Mary Hutten will give the keynote speech about the formation of farmers’ markets, and that will be followed up by sessions about the ingredients [ Read More ]
If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking in 2012, some free help is available. Adults 18 and older who are currently smoking on a daily basis and live in Clermont County can now participate in the OSU Quit Smoking Project, a research partnership between the Ohio State University College of Public Health [ Read More ]
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.