Eugene L Baumann Kids enjoy a ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event in Mt. Orab New police chief takes over in Fayetteville BC Chamber moving forward on 2017 SummerFest Two killed in wrong way crash in Mt. Orab Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Corbin testifies before Ohio Senate Five arrested in Hamersville drug bust Neil Diamond tribute band coming Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Women return to county jail as funds start to run low Georgetown Council takes action on vacant structures Veterans honored in Mt. Orab John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London Mary J Hall Kenneth R Behymer Western Brown’s Joe Sams commits to Marietta College WBHS to hold girls youth basketball camp Huseman signs with UC Clermont Day to continue baseball career on collegiate level at UC Clermont Western’s Pack signs with NKU WBHS to host youth boys basketball camp Eastern’s Rigdon, Hopkins are STATE BOUND James Ratliff Robert P Lesko Armstrong sentenced to twenty years on child porn possession charges Russellville hires new Village Clerk Russellville Council approves purchase of two ambulances FP School Board changes millage funding formula Thirteen charged by Brown Co. Grand Jury Local athletes advance to track and field regionals SBAAC awards baseball, softball, boys track and field First Team all-stars SHAC awards baseball all-stars Lady Broncos finish as SW District Div. II runner-up Lady Warriors cap off season as SE District Div. III runner-up Impressive post-season tourney run reaches end for Lady Rockets Rose M Crone Thousands visit Traveling Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall Strategies discussed to join Maysville/Mason County KY with Brown Co. communities for economic growth Road and bridge work planned in county Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Brittany Stykes remembered by friends and family 2018 county budget could be cut by up to ten percent Georgetown Police Chief updates council Over 40 vendors, crafters at 2017 Annual Craft Show Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams

ODOT road report

DISTRICTWIDE

A striping project is under way, and crews will be applying pavement markings on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A guardrail replacement is under way and crews will be installing guardrail on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals and flaggers when crews are at work.

A herbicidal spraying project is under way on various routes throughout the district, and traffic is being maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A raised pavement marker project is under way, and crews will be installing RPMs on various routes throughout the district as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained on affected routes in one lane with the use of flaggers and arrow boards.

ADAMS COUNTY

State Route 125 is reduced to one lane between Frank Young and Satterfield roads, approximately 1.5 miles west of S.R. 348, for a slip repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

MONDAY, JUNE 22: S.R. 41 will be closed at the 5.12-mile marker and its junction with C.R. 3 (Clayton Pike) for up to 45 days for a culvert replacement project. Once this project has been completed, operations will move to the 5.89-mile marker, immediately north of C.R. 19 (Suck Run Road), for a culvert replacement project at this location, and the route will remain closed for an additional 45 days. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 136.

BROWN COUNTY

TUESDAY, JUNE 23: S.R. 505 will be closed just north of C.R. 59 (Love Road) for a single-day culvert replacement project. The closure is scheduled to be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 221 at Higginsport to S.R. 125.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JUNE 24 and 25: S.R. 505 will be closed at the 0.79 and the 0.89-mile markers, just north of U.S. 52 at Higginsport for two, single-day culvert replacement projects. The route will be closed from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with it open to evening and overnight travel. Motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52, S.R. 221, S.R. 125 and S.R. 756/505.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 62, and crews will be paving the route between its junction with U.S. 68 to the northern corporation limit of Russellville. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers, and all work is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

State Route 763 is closed at the 11.92-mile marker, between S.R. 353 and T.R. 221 (W. Fork Road), for a culvert replacement project. Throughout construction, traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 41 and S.R. 125 in Adams County. All work is scheduled to be completed by mid-summer.

A culvert repair project is under way on S.R. 41, where crews are installing liner in two culverts located approximately one mile north of U.S. 52 at Aberdeen. Throughout the project, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. The project is scheduled to be completed in early summer.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 68 and U.S. 52. Crews will be paving U.S. 52 from the western corporation limit of Higginsport to just east of T.R. 255 (Pisgah Hill Road) and between Main and Hanover streets in Ripley. Crews will also be paving U.S. 68 from U.S. 50 to the Brown-Clermont County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers when crews are at work. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-summer.

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