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2016 Art Affaire Poster Contest receives great response

The Greater Milford Area Historical Society (GMAHS) and the City of Milford, the exclusive poster competition sponsor, are pleased to announce that nine artists submitted 10 entries for the 2016 Art Affaire Poster Competition. The artists who entered are Gary Birch, Chris Clements, Pam Donaldson, Margi Hopkins, Anne Huddleston, Sherrie McClendon, Barbara Phillips, Judy Stewart [ Read More ]

USDA offers new loans for portable farm storage and handling equipment

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will provide a new financing option to help farmers purchase portable storage and handling equipment. The loans, which now include a smaller microloan option with lower down payments, are designed to help producers, including new, small and mid-sized producers, grow their businesses and markets. The program also offers a new [ Read More ]

United Way Day of Action to be held at UC East June 18

What: United Way Day of Action — a fun, free and educational event for parents and children, focused on driving educational achievement. Featured activities will include: Crafts for kids Face painting Healthy cooking session Information on summer library programs Interactive story-telling, crafts Moon bounce Prize raffle for completing a passport by visiting all the activity [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center hands out third-quarter awards

Top Performing Juniors: Allied Health- Abigail Bowling, Brittan Stutz, Auto Collision- Zakari Adams, Auto Technology- John Snider, Biotechnology – Logan Marsh, Construction Tech – Nick Medeiros Criminal Justice – Keaton Montgomery, Cosmetology – Kara Wooten, Equine Science – Kassie Robbins, Information Tech- Christopher Autzen, Metal Fabrication – Jacob Phillips, Teacher Academy – Jennie Sizemore, Vet [ Read More ]

Mandel announces Ohio is first state to launch STABLE accounts

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today the nationwide launch of STABLE Accounts, making Ohio the first state in the country to offer enrollment for eligible individuals living with disabilities. STABLE Accounts are made possible by the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act passed by Congress in 2014. STABLE Accounts allow individuals with disabilities [ Read More ]

6-State Trooper Project targeted safety belt, safety seat violations

The Ohio State Highway Patrol made 9,091 seat belt citations in a joint effort with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project. The initiative began Monday, May 23 at 12:01 a.m. and ended Monday, May 30 at 11:59 p.m. The Patrol also issued 181 child safety seat citations. “If you are in a traffic crash, [ Read More ]

Great Oaks heavy equipment students learn GPS technology

Moving dirt using satellites. That’s what students in the Great Oaks Heavy Equipment Operations and Engineering program are learning to do, thanks to a $500,000 donation from Trimble, a geospatial solutions company. Using an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Virtual Reference Station (VRS) and a handheld device called a Rover, students preparing a building site [ Read More ]

Batavia Rotary celebrates tenth golf outing June 16

When the Rotary Club of Batavia decided to hold a golf outing in 2006, they had no idea it would be such a success. Ten years later, the golf outing has continued to grow, raising money for organizations and groups in Clermont County. The 2016 event will take place on Wednesday, June 15, at Elks [ Read More ]

UC Clermont announces online Business Info Technology Degree

UC Clermont is a popular choice for students looking for earn degrees close to home — but soon, those interested in Business Information Technology won’t have to travel any further than their laptops. Beginning fall 2016, the associate degree will be offered completely online. “This program will meet busy students where they are — it’s [ Read More ]

AbunDANCE holds successful show

AbunDANCE Ballet and Worship Arts presented “His Dwelling Place” on Sunday, May 8, 2016 to a packed and overflowing gymnasium at the Brown County Christian Academy. During this performance, the students used dance, spoken word and props in an impactful illustration of the journey of every believer into presence of God. Then, the dancers and [ Read More ]

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