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 Warriors reload after graduating four starters Six seniors hit the hardwood for Rockets Lady Rockets packed with size, talent Lady G-Men to rely heavily on young talent G-Men seek improvement after last year’s three-win season Skilled crew on the return for the Blue Jays Broncos begin quest for SBAAC American Div. crown Lady Broncos working hard toward SBAAC American Div. title after finishing as league runner-up last season Experienced crew of Lady Jays return to the hardwood Stephen C Foster Mary J Fitzgerald Tyler Hesler Herbert Polley Robert Layton Donald H Layton James T Smith Thomas M Calvert Thomas J Wolfer Cropper coaches way to 500th career victory Ohio’s Deer-Gun Season opens with more than 18,000 deer harvested Lady Broncos face talented Wilmington squad in season opener at Western Brown SHAC teams hit the hardwood for annual Boys Basketball Preview Western’s Leto and Jones excel in sophomore season of XC Lady Rockets open season with victory over Hillsboro Gary P Garrison Rev Larry T Allen Georgetown, Eastern MS honored by state Woodruff updates Chamber of Commerce Operation Christmas Child reaching out overseas G’town Christmas Parade Dec. 3 Ronald E Blessing Sharlee R West June A Goecke Rockets earn OVAL honors Ogden Court dedication set for Dec. 10 Jays host Broncos for OHSAA Foundation Game Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season SHAC holds Girls Basketball Preview Foreclosure filed on former Meadowwood Care Facility Ten indicted by Brown County Grand Jury Nature Works Grant funds for new Senior Playground Shop with a Cop looking for donations and support BC Beekeepers Association busy rescuing honey bees Hilda F Steele Ronald L Palmer Bruce E Phillips Elizabeth J Ellison Daniel L Turner Cook inducted into OIAAA Hall of Fame Eastern honors Coach Kiser G-Men, Devils battle it out in OHSAA Foundation Game Jester is OVAL Football Player of the Year Ipad program a success in Georgetown schools Powih sentenced to six years on rape charges Air Evac team to get new headquarters building in Georgetown Four sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court Homer C Eldridge Dennis D Johnson SBAAC First Team soccer all-stars take home awards Ohio’s Deer-gun hunting season quickly approaching League champ Lady Broncos recognized at fall sports banquet SBAAC awards First Team football all-stars, league champion teams Irene D Thurman County GOP sweeps at ballot box Landfill project to provide electricity Three indicted by County Grand Jury BREAKING ELECTION NEWS Wanda L Nixon Ella A Moon David Rogers Joanna W Carter Ann L Yeary Tony Gacek Rigdon finishes 3rd in Pickerington Div. III Regional Meet, advances to OHSAA XC State Tournament Week 10 football roundup Linkous named SBAAC American Division Soccer Player of the Year SHAC awards boys golf all-stars, winning teams Donald L Bauer Andrew W Brown Early voting still going strong at Election Board Tree ordinance brings more questions at G’Town Council Steele named new mayor in R’ville ABCAP’s Reproductive Center receives $2,000 from Jaymie Jamison Foundation Robert E Bailey Myrtle L Stiltner Etta M Mays Kathleen A Holden Eastern XC teams head to Regional Meet A season to remember Lady Warriors finish runner-up in SHAC Div. I Lady Broncos finish season 10-8-1

Community briefs

Southern Hills JVSD to meet

The Southern Hills JVSD Board of Education will meet in regular session 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the board office located 9231 Hamer Road, in Georgetown.

Dusty Faul Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner will be held as a fundraiser for the Dusty Faul family on Saturday, Aug. 1. Dinner will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, drink, and dessert. The cost for the meal is $8.

Doors will open 11 a.m. The fundraiser will include a quarter auction and split the pot raffle.

The event will take place in the Decatur Community Center.

Farm Bureau Family Event

The Brown County Farm Bureau will host the Farm Bureau Family Event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. The event will be held at the fairgrounds in the carpeted room on the east side of the Administration Building. This is the room beside the farm bureau office.

Vendor set-up time is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 31.

Open Arms Always to hold meeting

Open Arms Always, a veterans support group, will meet 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Mt. Orab La Rosa’s. The public is welcome to attend.

For more information call 937-515-9543, visit the facebook page or visit the website at www.openarmsalways.com.

86th annual Myers Reunion planned

The 86th annual Myers Reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Eagles Lodge in Georgetown. This event celebrates the legacy of Charles and Anna Mary Whitson Myers and their 12 children. A picnic lunch will be shared at 1 p.m. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

St. Mary’s Festival

St Mary’s Festival in Arnheim will take place Sunday, Aug 2 . Indoor dining begins at noon and features chicken and roast beef dinners . Dinners run from noon to 4 p.m., outside festival activities conclude 6 p.m. Homemade ice cream will be available and games of chance. Dinner cost for adults is $10 and youth $4.

RULH BOE special meeting

RULH Board of Education will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 in the administration office (enter back of the elementary school) to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or officials, finance and budgeting and any other business that may come before the board.

Benefit yard and bake sale

A benefit yard and bake sale will be held for the family of Pastor Duke Franklin, who died unexpectedly in June.

The sale will be held beginning 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8, at New Life Church of God, located on E. Main Street, in Hamersville.

Those with items to donate or who would like to donate baked goods should call Peggy at 937-213-3848.

St. Mary Church to host pig roast

The St. Mary Church Pig Roast will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the church. The church is located 3398 state Route 125, in Bethel.

On the menu will be barbecue pulled pork and chicken, farm fresh corn, sides, dessert and beverage.

Presale tickets are adult $7, child $3. Tickets sold at door are adult $9, child $4 (5-10), Children 4 and under eat free.

Call the church office at 513-734-4041 regarding tickets or for more information.

Young Reunion set

The Young Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Clinton Highland Joint Fire District, located 676 West Street, in New Vienna. Doors open 11:30 a.m., the family will eat at 1 p.m.

Those who attend are asked to bring a covered dish and your own silverware and plates.

There will be a balloon dart board, cornhole and door prizes to be awarded.

Everyone is asked to pass reunion information to all family members.

Catholic Rural Life to meet

Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold a regular meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13.

The first 45 minutes will be devoted to a special presentation: “Hunger in Ohio or Food for All” by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio. Learn how to make a difference in the community and be a voice for the poor.

The meeting is open to all and 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).

Western Brown Class of 190 reunion planned

The Western Brown Class of 1990 will be celebrating the 25th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 15. It will be held at at the pavilion at Lake Waynoka Campgrounds.

Adult dinner 6 p.m., group picture 7 p.m. Meat will be provided, those who attend are asked to bring a covered dish. This is a BYOB event. The pavilion is reserved from 10 a.m.-midnight.

For those who want to camp the price is $6.25 for traditional campers and tents and $8.25 for full hook-up.

The beach and fishing areas are around the corner and are free and the recreation center is available (pool, gym, hot tub) for $7 a day for non-members.

There is a corn hole tournament the same day in the field next to the pavilion. There are tennis courts and a softball field. There will be music.

Visit online at www.lakewaynoka.com for more information on Lake Waynoka .

Those with any questions, contact via the reunion Facebook page under “Western Brown Class of 1990 25th Reunion.”

Manchester Fire Department Horse Show

The 22nd annual Manchester Fire Department horse show will be held starting 4 p.m. Aug. 15, at the old baseball field, in Manchester.

There will be 32 classes total.

For more information, call Penny at 937-217-8744.

Ohio Rural Heritage Festival Baby Show and Little Mister and Miss

The Ohio Rural Heritage Association Baby Show and little Mister and Miss contest will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, on Front Street. Registration will begin 8 a.m. The show will begin 9 a.m.

There will be boy and girl age divisions, birth to four years old. Little Mister and Miss Contest is for boys and girls four to six years old. There will also be Best of Show classes including Best Heritage Attire.

For more details, contact Amy at 513-646-6130.

Ohio Rural Heritage Quilt Show

The Ohio Rural Heritage Festival is hosting a quilt show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.

It will be held at the Union Township Library Meeting Room. Admission is free and the meeting room is handicap accessible.

The quilts will not be judged, however, each person may vote on their favorite quilt. Chairperson for this event is Judith L. Gray.

To exhibit a quilt, contact Gray at 937-392-0245; visit her shop at 111 N. Second St. in Ripley; or contact her by email at jlgray39@yahoo.com.

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