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Protect yourself against Zika Virus during spring break travel

Spring Break has started across the state of Ohio and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is reminding Ohioans to take special precautions if you are traveling to countries with active Zika virus transmission. Zika has spread to about 28 countries and territories that include popular [ Read More ]

Treasurer Josh Mandel announces launch of Williamsburg Township Checkbooks

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today the launch of Williamsburg Township online checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com. In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet. OhioCheckbook.com recently earned Ohio the number one ranking [ Read More ]

Historical Society continues to work to create quilt barn trail

The Log Cabin Herb Society recently donated a barn quilt block to the Park District for the Hartman Cabin barn. The quilt block is known as the Log Cabin design. Laurel Barn Quilts constructed the block, while Park District staff mounted it to the barn. The Quilt Square was donated as part of the Clermont [ Read More ]

Pierce Twp PD holds annual shopping event

The Pierce Township Police Department hosted its annual Shop with the Police event on Dec. 11. This program gives the selected children a unique shopping experience and a chance to interact with police officers in a positive environment. Participants are selected from nominations made by each of the three elementary schools in the township. Each [ Read More ]

Patrol Citizen Attitude Survey available now to take online

During the next month, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is conducting an online survey to assess citizen attitudes and opinions of the agency. The 2015 Citizen Survey is anonymous and takes approximately five minutes to complete. The survey is designed to be used as a platform for organizational learning, asking specific questions related to [ Read More ]

K9 Memorial Fund donates canine vest

On Oct 23, the Ohio Police K9 Memorial Fund was given the opportunity to give back to another canine unit with the donation of a vest. Kraft, the canine for the village of Batavia, did not have a bullet proof vest and was chosen to receive the donation. A bullet proof vest for a canine [ Read More ]

John Ruthven Day

Celebrate John Ruthven’s 91st birthday at Cincinnati Nature Center on Saturday, Nov. 14. Join Cincinnati’s renowned wildlife artist from 1-3 p.m. in the Krippendorf Lodge. Meet the man who created the cardinal on the Ohio license plate, the Vine Street mural of Martha the Passenger Pigeon and artworks displayed in museums and staterooms around the [ Read More ]

Robert Waters, 96

Robert Miller Waters, age 96 of Georgetown, Ohio died Monday, October 19, 2015 at the Ohio Veteran Home in Georgetown, Ohio. He was retired from the State of Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, a United States WWII Navy veteran, a member of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, the Carey Bavis American Legion Post #180 in Georgetown, [ Read More ]

Batavia celebrates 200 years

From left, Gabriella Ward, 9, of Amelia, and James Petroff, 5, of Boone County, were winners of the fishing contest held during Batavia Township’s bicentennial celebration on September 12 at the Batavia Township Community Center and park. Ward caught the most fish and Petroff caught the biggest fish.

Goshen High School’s 2014-2015 Advanced Placement (AP) Program experienced the program’s most successful year yet

Whether it’s reviewing for the upcoming exam with the “AP Ninja” or spending weekends with fellow AP classmates to prep for the dreaded May test, advanced placement students at Goshen High School proved they have what it takes to be not only successful in earning scores high enough to earn college credit, but also to [ Read More ]


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