A young camper bursts into smile as volunteer Ian Anderson appears. The camper pats Anderson on his T-shirt in greeting. Anderson winces, then grins. “That’s where my port is,” he says. Anderson, who just turned 18, is in his sixth round of chemotherapy and the chemo port is just under the name-tag part of his [ Read More ]
Chloe Plamann of Spaulding Elementary was this year’s county winner in the Clermont County Retired Teachers Association’s third grade letter writing competition. For the third straight year, Since letter writing is taught at the third grade level, for the last three years, the retired teachers have invited third grade teachers to enter the writing competition. [ Read More ]
The Clermont Family YMCA held a Veterans Appreciation grill out on Flag Day, June 14, 2013. Among those attending were, from left, Clermont YMCA Board member Bruce Brockman, State Rep. Doug Green, Clermont YMCA Executive Director Sheila Hinton, and Clermont Veterans Services Director Howard Daugherty.
As America prepares to celebrate its 237th birthday, the Monroe Township Historic Society will remember and recognize veterans from WW II and the Korean War at a special “Faith and Freedom” Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7. To be held in the historic Mt Zion Chapel, this service will feature patriotic songs, and hymns [ Read More ]
Teachers Megan Yeager of Clermont Northeastern Schools and Nathan Warvel of Batavia Local Schools were honored by the Rotary Club of Batavia on May 28 for inspiring hope and learning in young minds. Yeager is a second-generation teacher at Clermont Northeastern and is in her fifteen year of teaching. Her mother was a teacher at [ Read More ]
New Richmond’s 2013 Math 24 challenge winners were, from left, Holly Chandler (6th grade Monroe Elementary), Aubrey Stanforth (4th grade Locust Corner Elementary) and Alessandro DiSalvo (5th grade Locust Corner Elementary). The Math 24 tournament attracted a record 40 NREVSD students, who had to use four numbers that appeared on game cards to add, subtract, [ Read More ]
Volunteer broadcaster Mr. C (Paul Carlson) welcomes Cub Scout Pack #116 to the WOBO 88.7 FM studios for a tour.
David Huey, Grand Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias Lodge, was present at the lodge meeting, to present two members with their 50-year pins and certificates. Front row from left are Bob Parker, Bob Willis, Arlie Root; back row are Jim Johnston, David Huey, Jim Brown, and Walt Carter.
To commemorate Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 13-day raid of Ohio and the role of the Union pursuers in the historic clash 150 years ago this July, the Ohio Historical Society has established the John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail. The trail is a 561 mile self-guided driving tour tracing Morgan’s route through 17 Ohio counties. [ Read More ]
At the recent business meeting of the Moscow Alumni Association, Alumni President Jim Hackney announced plans for the last Moscow ‘Yellow Jacket’ yearbook. Since the Moscow village is preparing for their bi-centennial, ‘the Alumni Committee decided to get involved,’ says Hackney. This book will be spiral bound, size 8 1/2 by 11, and will feature [ Read More ]