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 Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor Gaslight renovations set to begin Ripley students view mock crash at school

Ballot packed with candidates

Election season is heating up in Brown County.

Although much of the national media is focused on the 2016 presidential election, a number of important races are set to be contested back home this November, including electing new mayors, members of village councils, township officers, and members of the school Boards of Education.

Here’s a closer look at those running for election in Brown County this fall.

Villages:

Aberdeen

Mayor: Jason Phillips

Council (2 seats): Billie Eitel, Wanda Perraut, Tony Combess

Fayetteville

Mayor: James J Thery Sr., Randy Carson, Robert Aubry, Jody Edwards, Tina Houck, Robert Williams, Robert J Campbell

Council (2 seats): Ed Coleman, Frank South, James W. McMullen

Clerk/Treasurer: Barbara Kiley

Georgetown

Mayor: Dale Cahall

Council (2 seats): Virginia L. Colwell

Hamersville

Mayor: Betty Kirkpatrick

Council (3 seats): Kimberly Budke

Board of Public Affairs (2 seats): Megan Treadwell

Higginsport

Mayor: Eddie G. Crawford

Council (2 seats): Patrick Elliott, Jennifer Elliott, Karen Burchwell

Mt. Orab

Mayor: Bruce Lunsford

Council (2 seats): William “Woody” Whittington, Frederick Hansen

Board of Public Affairs (2 seats): Robert Meyer, Michael K. Kirk

Ripley

Mayor: Thomas Leonard, Dallas Kratzer, Matt Bradford, Scotty Eagen

Council (2 seats): Linda South, Tiffany Regenstein, Judy Brooks, Kathy Lewis, William Taylor III

Russellville

Mayor: Jeff Music, Donald L. Salisbury

Council (2 seats): Brenda Weatherspoon, Jerry England, Amy Rau, Alyssa Woollard

Sardinia

Mayor: Todd Bumbalough

Council (2 seats): John G. Hudepohl, Bill North

Townships:

Byrd

Trustee: Dallas Huff, Brian Day, Eric Gray

Fiscal Officer: Connie Scott

Clark

Trustee: Steven Wallace

Fiscal Officer: Tammy Ogle

Eagle

Trustee: Joseph M. Purdy

Fiscal Officer: Donna Young

Franklin

Trustee: Frank Fussnecker

Fiscal Officer: Charlotte Gifford, Tracy Berry

Green

Trustee: Daren Howser

Fiscal Officer: Pam Campbell

Huntington

Trustee: Randy Ginn

Fiscal Officer: Alisa Applegate

Jackson

Trustee: Danny Smith

Fiscal Officer: Warren Wagner

Jefferson

Trustee: John Jeff Johnson

Fiscal Officer: Sandra Best

Lewis

Trustee: Robert Starrett

Fiscal Officer: Troy Farrell

Perry

Trustee: William Pritchard

Fiscal Officer: Lisa Tussey

Pike

Trustee: Mike Ober, Michael Foster, Harmon Sizemore

Fiscal Officer: Jenny Lind Conrad

Pleasant

Trustee: Mike Napier, Jordan Kattine, Gary Gray

Fiscal Officer: Lori Drake

Scott

Trustee: Tommy Vaughn

Fiscal Officer: Joni G. Wallace

Sterling

Trustee: Barbara Watson, Kathy Dingus, Dan Frazier

Fiscal Officer: Marilyn Lawrence

Union

Trustee: Stanley McCleese, Richard Haitz, Michael Darnell

Fiscal Officer: Angela C. Hauke

Washington

Trustee: John Corboy

Board of Education:

Brown County Educational Services Center (2 seats)

Jim Ferguson, Bryan Mount, Brian Ruckel

Eastern Brown (3 seats)

Lowell Richey, Martin Yockey, Deborah Forsythe, Ken Kelch, Vernon Creighton

Fayetteville-Perry (3 seats)

Jessie Johnson, Angela Murphy, Craig Smucker

Georgetown (2 seats)

Ray Virost, Cory Cahall, Jeff Donohoo

Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington (2 seats)

Jeff Wilson, Jeff Cluxton

Western Brown (3 seats)

Richard E. Pride II, JoAnn Hildebrandt, Brian Rhodes, Shane Bishop

Mt. Orab Mayor Bruce Lunsford will be up for re-election in the November election.
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_MtOrabVC81914-Lunsford-DanKarell-.jpgMt. Orab Mayor Bruce Lunsford will be up for re-election in the November election. Daniel Karell | News Democrat

Georgetown mayor Dale Cahall has filed for re-election in the November election.
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_DaleCahallElection1.jpgGeorgetown mayor Dale Cahall has filed for re-election in the November election. Daniel Karell | News Democrat
Spots filled for November elections

By Daniel Karell

dkarell@civitasmedia.com

Reach Daniel Karell at 937-378-6161. Follow him on Twitter @GNDKarell

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