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 Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor Gaslight renovations set to begin Ripley students view mock crash at school ‘Angela’s Curbside Cuisine’ taking area by storm Fisher sentenced to 17 years for child porn possession Fundraiser for Russellville 200th Celebration May 6

July 6 commissioner’s journal

The Brown County Board of Commissioners, Brown County, Ohio, met in regular session July 6 with the following members present: Daryll Gray, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Barry Woodruff, Member.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve minutes of previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to adopt resolution regarding the renumbering of roads to the township road system, Clark Township. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Lisa Spiller, Clerk, to establish a new fund to document specific monies received for the EPA Glass Grant. The new fund will be P33 (EPA Glass Grant). Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve the request of Lisa Spiller, Coord.Clerk, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from A00 (County General) fund in the amount of $6,000 into 15a15a (Advance Out). Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve the request of Kelly Cole Brown County Development for an advance from County General Fund 15a15a (Advance Out) in the amount of $3,000 into CHIP D30-15 (Advance In). Second, please advance from County General Fund 15a15a in the amount of $3,000 into CDBG T10-10 (Advance In). Said advances will be repaid to CGF once draw requests are received from the Ohio Development Services Agency. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the resignations/retirements of JFS employees as follows.

Sarah Donohoo resigned effective 6/12/15; Caitlyn Spiller resigned effective 7/16/15; Ruth Kidwell retiring effective 8/31/15; Jody Helbling retiring effective 10/31/15. In attendance, David Sharp. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Barry Woodruff to approve request of David Sharp, Director, Brown County Job and Family Services, for the following contracts effective July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016: ARCH Heating, $7,000, Heat/AC; ABCAP Transport, $175,000, Medicaid Transportation; Brown County Senior Citizens, $150,000, Medicaid Transportation; Cross Management, $15,000, Personnel Consultant; Dave’s Auto Service, $15,000, Agency Vehicle Maintenance; Hillsboro Taci, $75,000, Medicaid Transportation; David Hunter, $10,000, Legal Services; Cynthia James, $5,000, Clerical; Lifespan Solutions, $60,000, Counseling/Parenting; Gale Malone, $14,500, Cleaning; Snap Fitness, $2,500, Wellness; Tom’ Pro Tech, $15,000, Agency Vehicle Maintenance; John Woliver, $5,000, Legal Services. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board July 6. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adjourn this meeting with no further business before the Board this 6th day of July, 2015. Second: Barry Woodruff.

Lora Abernathy, The News Democrat/The Ripley Bee, attended the Board of Commissioners meeting, July 6.

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