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Wulsin and Schmidt vie for 2nd District seat

Dr. Victoria Wulsin, the Democratic candidate running for Congress in Ohio’s 2nd district, hopes to unseat Republican Jean Schmidt, who is currently serving her first term in congress.

Miniature cows find a new home in Clermont County

Miniature cows, the latest craze sweeping the country, can now be found in Clermont County. Last month, Jim and Kristina Sanders had six miniature cows brought in from Washington state.

Newby challenges Uecker in 66th District Ohio House race

Democratic candidate William Newby is challenging Republican incumbent Joseph Uecker in the Ohio House of Representatives 66th District race.

East Fork watershed conservation plan endorsed by state agencies

The East Fork Little Miami River is feeling a bit more protected lately after a conservation plan created by a local collaborative was endorsed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Robert McLaughlin selected for Pacesetter Award

Robert McLaughlin, the associate dean for administrative services at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College, has been named the 2005 Edward J. Parish Pacesetter by the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce.

Township, city partner to create new tax

As construction continues on a new office complex in Union Township, finishing preparations are being made by local officials to create an earnings tax that will affect any new businesses or industries that move to the new complex.

Woman falls from car; Batavia man charged in crash

Injuries were sustained last week when a two-car accident occurred near New Richmond Oct. 25. Mason was later found and was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and was subsequently incarcerated in the Clermont County jail.

Local students hold food drive

The Glen Este High School Thespian Troupe is holding its annual “Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat” food drive. “We have been involved in this canned food drive program for a couple of years now,” said Thespian Troupe Secretary Tara Woodall. “Basically, we are going around to local neighborhoods, knocking on doors, and asking residents to donate canned goods to the local food pantries.”

Red Ribbon Week observed with parade

While ticker tape was in short supply, red ribbons were prevalent at a parade earlier this week at the Batavia Elementary School. To celebrate Red Ribbon Week, students at Batavia Middle School prepared a parade that was held for the elementary students to get the point across: say no to drugs. Typically, students participate in some classroom exercises involving drug facts, or maybe go to an assembly or hear from a guest speaker. This year, however, the idea came up that maybe something completely different was in order.

Grant could make the difference for addicts

A partnership between the Clermont County Mental Health and Recovery Board and the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas is hoped to create a much nicer environment for recovering drug and alcohol offenders.


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