Opinion Archive

Warm weather and sunshine mean its time to start gardening

The sun has been shinning the last few days and boy does that stir the gardening bug in me! Last Sunday evening there was a concert at the Bethel United Methodist Church, there was a soup, sandwich, salad, dessert and drinks meal, then the singing.

Senior centers have come a long way since they opened

Senior centers have come a long way since Lois Brown Dale, founding director of Clermont Senior Services, opened the doors of the first senior centers in Clermont County over 40 years ago. When Lois opened those centers in the fall of 1969, most of the seniors who attended were born in the 1880s and 1890s.

We may be out of the snow after the fifth heaviest snowy season

It seems we may be getting out of the heavy snow. The paper had this was the fifth heaviest snowy season on record. I remember the snow in 1950 that was the fall, my Dad died. So far we here, have had 38.4 inches, but we are lucky, the folks along the Eastern section of our wonderful country have had more!

The 2010 census

You will soon receive your 2010 Census form in mid March. The form has 10 easy questions that you can answer in about 10 minutes. It is very important that every person in Clermont County is counted.

Bethel-Tate Local School District has some bragging rights now

The Bethel-Tate School has some bragging rights now. Not only have they been rated excellent by the state

Senior Services welcomes six new board members

It is no mistake that the board members of nonprofit organizations are called trustees. When citizens agree to serve on the board of a nonprofit organization like Clermont Senior Services, they are entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that the agency achieves its mission.

A nice crowd turned out for the Lions Club pancake breakfast

This is the most snow we have gotten in several years, don

Senior Services plans spring fund-raising events

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The snow we

As I write this the snow is coming down heavy. This snow is good for the ground. We should have a good harvest this year. Last week Ruth Ann was making some pies, peach, blackberry and cherry and I asked if she could maybe make me a chocolate and she did.


I met my first true love when I was 16. I remember well her name was Sue, and by alphabetical assignment we sat beside each other in Louie Canossa

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