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Tate Township owners preserve 57 acres of farmland

On Dec. 18, Karen McClanahan and Kayla Collier granted an Agricultural Easement to the Southern Ohio Farmland Preservation Association (SOFPA) which will ensure that 57.86 acres of agricultural property in Tate Township will remain available for agriculture forever.   The family has owned the property for four generations. The land had been owned by Clyde [ Read More ]

Heating assistance available for Ohioans in danger of losing heat

The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you have been disconnected or are threatened with disconnection from your utility service. The Winter Crisis Program, a component of the Home Energy Assistance Program, provides assistance to eligible households that are threatened [ Read More ]

UC Clermont’s police academy recognized by Shield Ohio

UC Clermont College’s Police Academy was recognized by the Shield Ohio as a platinum member for financial donations of $1,000 or more. The Shield’s mission is to provide emergency funds and resources to the families of officers in southwest Ohio who are critically injured or killed in the line of duty. UC Clermont’s Police Academy [ Read More ]

Farm Bureau elects young agricultural team chairs

Latham and Katie Farley of Clayton were recently elected chairs of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Young Agricultural Professional Advisory Team. The team develops and directs programming, activities and contests for OFBF’s program for young adults who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Also elected [ Read More ]

Students discover that ‘words are everywhere’

Students at Summerside Elementary and Child Focus, a United Way agency partner, took part in Books Alive, Books Alive! For Kids, an integrated arts and literacy program of Learning through Art, Inc., which receives United Way funding. The program targets students pre-school through third grade and is designed to enhance creative thinking, writing, reading, art, [ Read More ]

Brown County Democrats reschedule dinner

The Brown County Democrats’ Christmas Dinner has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Reading Room at the JVS, 9391 Hamer Road, in Georgetown. The Club and Central Committee will provide table service, meat courses (roast beef and chicken) and soft drinks. Guests are expected to bring casseroles or salads or desserts, [ Read More ]

UC Clermont scholarships are available

Online applications are now available for more than $200,000 in scholarships for future and current UC Clermont College students. The college is offering 68 different scholarships through donor contributions for 2014-15 academic year. For detailed information and scholarships eligibility requirements visit for the scholarship application. Students need to fill out only one application to [ Read More ]

Amphibians of Ohio: first-of-its-kind book is now available

Exquisite photographs, original artwork, and comprehensive accounts of Ohio’s frogs, toads, and salamanders are now available in the groundbreaking new book, Amphibians of Ohio. This 916-page hardcover book has just been released by the Ohio Biological Survey and is available at We typically think of amphibians as creatures that start out life as gill-breathing [ Read More ]

Christmas Eve candlelight service to be held at Christ Presbyterian

Pastor Chris White and the entire congregation of Christ Presbyterian Church would like to invite our community to attend Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Come and sing along to familiar Christmas carols, hear the Bell Choir and join in the lighting of the candles to the strains of Silent Night. Please join us at 7 p.m. [ Read More ]

Coalition for a Drug-Free Clermont County announces new board president

The Coalition for a Drug-Free Clermont County has welcomed Mike Crutcher to the Board. Crutcher will serve as the President of the Coalition, joining current officers, Lee Ann Watson, Associate Director of the Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board and Jill Cochran, Director of Operations of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Clermont County. [ Read More ]

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