Vivian Coleen Charles E Bates Sr Earl Lainhart Michael D Karos Jr John H Kirk Janet R Meyer Patsy A Clark Dorothy J Schroeder Broncos trample the G-Men, 73-40 Rockets down the Devils, 59-55 Seven new inductees to enter WBHS Sports Hall of Fame Lady Warriors ascend to 13-1 Broncos finish 2nd of 22 teams in Hammer and Anvil Invitational Hedwig Lambert Billie G Walkup Some county offices may be moved G’town Council approves 2017 budget Family doubles in size with adoption Sardinia Mayor looks forward to 2017 2017 Fayetteville Firemen’s Festival set Floyd Newberry Jr Donna F Lang Gene Warren Dwight L Fulton Virginia A O’Neil Anne L Durbin-Thomas Marietta Dunn Charles L Latchford Broncos win ‘Battle of 32’ Lady Broncos claim win over Bethel-Tate Jays top Warriors, fall to Mustangs Lady Warriors claim top spot in SHAC with win over Lynchburg-Clay Broncos buck the Lions, 54-51 James N DeHaas Questions still linger in Stuart explosion New direction for Brittany Stykes case New public safety director now on duty in Brown Co. Fayetteville Mayor anticipates a good year for the village Chamber of Commerce announces awardees Robert Bechdolt Carl E Lindsey Audrey F Maher LeJeune Howser Tammy L Connor Henry C Mayhall Jr Chad Spilker Frank W Kemmeter Jr Wanda J Howard Dorothy Huff Colon C Malott Eastern varsity teams come out on top to capture Brown County Holiday Classic crowns WBHS Army JROTC hosts rifle shooting competition Bronco varsity wrestling team unbeaten at 8-0 Blue Jays finish 1-1 in Ripley Pepsi Classic Mona G Van Vooren Hiram Beardsworth Avery W McCleese Ethel E Long Children learn safety from ‘Officer Phil’ Microchips can help locate lost pets Local GOP plans trip to Washington Three sentenced in common pleas Estel Earhart Roy Stewart Tenacious ‘D’ leads Lady Jays to victory over Blanchester on day one of Ripley Pepsi Classic Fayetteville’s Thompson, Jester earn SWOFCA All-City honors Jays fall to Blanchester on first day of Pepsi Classic Ticket details announced for OHSAA basketball and wrestling state tournaments Jerri K McKenzie Randy D Vaughn Georgetown JR/SR high to have new library Georgetown saw many improvements in 2016 Three sentenced in common pleas court Esther O Brown G-Men go on scoring rampage for 77-41 win over Cardinals Warriors climb to 4-2 with wins over West Union, Lynchburg Rockets top Whiteoak for first win Shirley M Bray Carter Lumber closes in G’town Wenstrup looks forward to 2017 Seven indicted by county grand jury John Ruthven holds pre-Christmas Open House New pet boarding facility now open in Georgetown Denver W Emmons Carl W Liebig Mary L McKinley Blake C Roush Louis A Koewler William D Cornetet Western Brown dedicates Perry Ogden Court Lady Warrior win streak hits 5 Lady Rockets wrap up tough week on the hardwood Barons rally for win over Broncos Georgetown to hire two paid Firefighter/EMT’s Noble receives statewide law enforcement award County helps family in need after house fire Flashing signs banned in G’town historic district ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ at Gaslight Thelma L Ernst Roy L Bruce

History Day Camp planned

Brown County students completing grades 3, 4 and 5 this school term are welcome to join the Summer History Day Camp, June 8-12, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the John P. Parker Historic Site in Ripley. Campers will engage in a week of informal but stimulating exercises and activities about the remarkable Parker story under the guidance of Kristi Stropes, camp director. The camp is free and boys and girls may enroll the first day at the Parker house.

Bible Chapel UCC to host VBS

Bible Chapel UCC, in Hamersville, will hold Vacation Bible School 1:30-3:30 p.m. during the week of June 8-12.

This year’s program is “G-Force; God’s Love in Action.” Children and youth will explore and experience serving God and others. They will be making crafts, singing, playing games and enjoying refreshments. Children ages four to teens are welcome to join. Bible Chapel is located 119 North Ave., in Hamersville, one block north of state Route 125. For registration information, call 937-515-0907.

Beekeeper meet at new location

The Brown County Beekeepers will meet 7 p.m. June 9 at at the Southern Hills Board of Education Building conference room. This will be the meeting location for June, July and August. The June program will be presented by Jim Higgins on Apitherapy (Bee Therapy). This is the medicinal use of products made by bees. For more information visit the website at www.browncountybeekeepersassociation.org. Honeybees are still swarming. If you see a swarm call the swarm list at 937-618-1332.

Eastern School Board meeting date change

The regular scheduled meeting for the Eastern Local School Board has been changed from June 16 to June 9.

FCCLA Quarter raffle set

A Quarter Raffle will be held on Thursday, June 11 at Georgetown High School to benefit FCCLA. This non-profit organization for young men and women help them develop life skills that they will use in their Family, Career and as Community Leaders. Doors open at 6 the fun starts at 7. Paddles are $1 each, 6 for $5.There will be food available and a split the pot. Products from your favorite vendors. Money raised will help the members attend their national conference.

Catholic Rural Life to meet

On Thursday evening, June 11, Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting. On the agenda are urging Congress to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act. The meetings are open to anyone who shares our goals of bringing a Christian perspective to life in rural areas, preserving our rural heritage and working to promote dialogue between rural and urban leaders.

The meeting will be held at St. Mary’s church hall in Arnheim at 7p.m. For directions or more information, call Pat Hornschemeier at 937-378-4769 (day) or 937-378-4560 (evening).

BMHA to meet

The regular meeting of the Brown Metropolitan Housing Authority will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, June 11 at the ABCAP Building, located 406 West Plum Street, Room 102, in Georgetown.

BCIEF quarter raffle

A Quarter Raffle will be held on Friday, June 12 at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center on Hamer Road in Georgetown to benefit BCIEF. Doors open 6 p.m. and the fun begins 7 p.m. Paddles are $1 each or six for $5.

The non-profit group began in 2007 partnering with Dolly’s Imagination Library to provide books to children who reside in Brown County from birth to 5 years of age. Food will be available.

Lake Waynoka plans activities

Lake Waynoka and the surrounding community will be celebrating National Marina Day on June 12-14, 2015, at the Lake Waynoka Marina. All three days have a variety of activities planned. The festival will start at 5p.m. on Friday, June 12 and will continue on Saturday, June 13 (beginning at 10 a.m.) then concluding on Sunday, June 14 (noon to 5 p.m.). This event is open to the public. Guest access to The Health & Recreation Center (including the pools) will be discounted from $7 per guest to $3.

There will be live music, boat tours, activities for kids, exhibitor displays, food and drink available. Contact Mike Napier (937) 446-4429 for more information.

Sardinia UMC holds fun day

The Sardinia United Methodist Church will be having their annual Summer Kick Off 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at the church, 105 S. Main St., Sardinia (behind US Bank). There will be a bouncy house, cotton candy, snow cones, games, food, and lots of other fun stuff to do, all free and open to the public. For more information call Pastor Jaime at 937-446-2944 or visit the church’s Facebook page.

DAR chapter to meet

The Ripley-Lieutenant Byrd Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a meeting 1 p.m. June 13 at the Ripley 50’s Diner in Ripley. If you are interested in joining, the group welcomes your attendance.

Sardinia Historical Society quarter auction

The Sardinia Historical Society is sponsoring a Benefit Quarter Auction from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Sardinia American Legion Hall. The doors will open 3 p.m. The Hall is located on College Avenue near the Old Sardinia School.

The Auction is being held as a benefit for the Sardinia Cemetery Fence restoration project. The fence has been restored or reconstructed and reinstalled. The project is almost completed, however, the Society is in need of funds to have the project completely paid for. The Legion Auxiliary will have food items for sale during the auction. Proceeds for the food will go to the Legion Auxiliary.

Nazarene Church yard sale

A community yard sale will be hosted by Georgetown Nazarene Church. The church is located on state Route 125, across from McDonalds. The sale will take place beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, June 13. All are welcome to attend and there is no set up fee, just bring your own tables. For more information, call 937-379-5048.

Eastern Star to host Fathers’ Day buffet

The Russellville Easter Star Chapter 461 will serve a Father’s Day buffet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13.

The menu will include pork tenderloin, meat loaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, corn, cole slaw, apple sauce, rolls, assorted desserts and drinks. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

Call 513-218-6441 or 937-695-0953 to make a reservation. Up to 80 reservations can be accepted.

Decatur Alumni dinner and meeting

The annual Decatur High School Alumni dinner and meeting will be held Saturday, June 13, in the Byrd Township Community Building. Honored classes will be 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960. Social hour will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m., dinner will be served 6:30 p.m.

The cost is $15. Reservations may be made by contacting Anne Morris at 937-377-4854 or Keith Moore at 937-373-2791 or 937-763-2132, by June 8.

Fayetteville Alumni dinner set

Fayetteville High School Alumni will host the alumni dinner in the cafetorium of the high school 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13. Social hour and registration begins 6 p.m. Notify Kathleen Johnson at 513-875-2834 or Carol Rosselot at 513-875-2610 for reservations.

Invitations were not mailed, those who plan to attend are asked to notify their classmates of the event.

BCPL trustees to meet

The Policy Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Brown County Public Library will be held 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, immediately preceding the 6:30 p.m. regular monthly meeting.

Meetings will be held in the meeting room of the Mt. Orab Library, located 613 South High Street, in Mt. Orab.

Fireman’s Festival set

The Annual Fayetteville Fireman’s Festival this year will be held on Sunday, June 21. The festivities begin immediately aft
er the 2 p.m. parade until 11 p.m. Parade line up will be at 12 p.m. at the Fayetteville School Campus.

Vendors are welcome just call the firehouse 513-875-2202 for more information.

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