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 Ken Leimberger Cathye J Bunthoff Lending a holiday helping hand G’Town Christmas Parade enjoyed by spectators Mt. Orab Auto Mall collects over 1,100 canned goods for local families “Celebration of Lights” held at fairgrounds Thirteen indicted by grand jury Lady Warriors hit the hardwood with high expectations

Republican Central Committee to meet

The Republican Central Committee will be meet 7 p.m.Wednesday, June 10 at the JVS Board office. All are welcome to attend. Candidates for 2016 are invited to come and address the committee.

Learn about quilts

The Williamsburg Harmony Hill Association will present a Quilt Program on Saturday 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. June 13, at the Carriage House, 299 South Third Street in Williamsburg

Guest speaker will be Diana Kuhnell. She is an authority on quilts and has many old reference books to trace down the origin and theme given to each quilt. Harmony Hill members will have quilts on display and individuals attending may each bring one quilt for appraisal by Kuhnell. The program is free to the public. For additional information call (513) 724-7790.

Dollie in concert at Lake Waynoka

Lake Waynoka Community Chapel is hoisting a concert with Christian music artist, Jimmy Doolie, 10 a.m. Sunday, June 14. Everyone is invited. Jimmy is one of the finest musicians around today and has a wonderful, spirit-led ministry.

Following the service, there will be a fellowship, covered dish dinner. The chapel will provide pork tenderloin and drinks. Bring a friend or two with you. The chapel will also be hosting a concert on 7 p.m. Saturday, July 11, with Still Waters Mennonite Choir at Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is cordially invited. Community Chapel is a non-denominational congregation open to all people seeking a relationship with Jesus Christ. Call (540) 290-1592 or (937) 446-4462 for more information.

RULH BOE meeting set

The next regular meeting of the RULH Board of Education will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, in the administrative office at the elementary building.

BC Commissioners special meeting

The Brown County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting 1 p.m. Thursday, June 18. The special meeting will take place at OVRDC, 73 Progress Drive, in Piketon, to consider effects, policies, funds and budgets for SFY 2016-2017 of Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program, WIOA and TANF.

K of C Spring Dinner

The Knights of Columbus Spring Dinner will begin 11 a.m. Sunday, June 14. The cost is $8 and includes fried chicken or pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink.

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, six 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

Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold its regular meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, June 11. On the agenda are urging Congress to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act. The meetings are open to anyone who shares the goals of bringing a Christian perspective to life in rural areas, preserving 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. 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 five 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, at the Lake Waynoka Marina. All three days have a variety of activities planned. The festival will start 5 p.m. Friday, June 12 and will continue beginning 10 a.m. Saturday, June 13 then from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 14. This event is open to the public. Guest access to The Health and 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 Street, in 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
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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.

Rummage sale set at St. Michael

There will be a rummage sale at St. Michael Hall, Ripley from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, June 20 to 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21. All proceeds will benefit St. Michael School.

Fireman’s Festival set

The Annual Fayetteville Fireman’s Festival this year will be held on Sunday, June 21. The festivities begin immediately after 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, call the firehouse 513-875-2202 for more information.

Retired Teachers hear from STRS

Brown County Retired Teachers’ Association will meet at noon Thursday, June 25 at the Brown County Education Service Center, 9231 Hamer Road, Georgetown. Kelley Barone a representative from STRS will present a program. Any STRS recipient, whether a member of BCRTA or not, is invited to attend and participate in the question and answer session.

All retired teachers, aides, and school personnel interested in education are invited to attend. One new service project is to donate school supplies to the BCESC Pre K Program. These school supplies will be collected at each meeting for those who choose to participate. Please RSVP to 937-446-3191 or 937-392-1146.

Hamersville Alumni Association banquet set

The annual Hamersville Alumni Association will host the annual alumni banquet begining 6 p.m. Saturday, June 27. All alumni are invited to attend. The event will be held at Hamersville Elementary and Middle School, locat 1950 state Route 125, in Hamersville. Registration begins 6 p.m., the banquet begins 7 p.m.

Classes to be honored include 1970, 1965, 1960, 1955, 1950, 1945, 1940 and 1935.

The cost, which includes the meal and entertainment, is $15 per person. The meal will be catered by Good Seasonings Catering. A special room will be available for the honored classes to meet with former classmates. Those interested in attending should contact Leola Gray at 937-379-1647 or Pat Cornett at 937-379-1165 or by mail at Leola Gray, 9891 Fite Avenue, Hamersville 45130.

Aberdeen talent show set

The Talent Show at the Aberdeen Park on the river will be held 5 p.m. July 4. Anyone is eligible and can participate. All participants will compete against each other, regardless of age. Performance may showcase any talent signing, dancing or performing a musical instrument. Participants may perform solo, duo or in a small group.

First place will receive $150; second place $100 and third $50. Registration 1-4:45 p.m. day of talent show. The event is sponsored by the Aberdeen Festival Committee. For more information, call Kay at 606-759-0421 or Lynn 937-549-2941.

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