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Rotary looking for students to study abroad

The Batavia Rotary Club is now accepting applications for students between the ages of 15 and 18 to join the more than 8,000 young people from around the world every year to participate in the Youth Foreign Exchange Program.

Local firefighters make use of mobile simulator

More than 60 Union Township Fire Department personnel trained on the department’s fire mobile training unit at Fire Station #10 in Withamsville Nov. 2-3. The mobile training unit, which is 51 feet long and two stories high, is designed to provide fire flashover and rollover simulations.

West Clermont, Milford school levies rejected

Levies and bond issues met with mixed results this election, with several prominent attempts to find additional funds voted down by Clermont County citizens.

Vote tips toward Schmidt

Republican Jean Schmidt is claiming victory over Democratic challenger Victoria Wulsin in Ohio’s 2nd Congressional District race. But because Schmidt’s margin of victory is not large, Wulsin has said she is not prepared to concede.

Clermont is home to champion coon dog

A Clermont County coon-hunting dog named G&E Fightin’ Side has won the World Championship of Coon-Hunting. Held last month at an area known as the Land Between the Lakes in Aurora, Ky., the World Championship of Coon-Hunting is an annual event that attracts thousands of raccoon hunters from across the country.

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.

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