2017 busy for prosecutor’s office Property tax bills on the way Fire engine restoration project moves forward Rhonda O Kessel-Allen Roy E Boone Howard L Meeker Cleo Scott Domie J Knowles G-Men on top in SBAAC Nat’l Division standings at 5-0 Blue Jays bounce back from loss to Eastern Lady Warriors stroll to 10-3 Janice B Fite Perlie R Jennings Sr Kirby L Cornett Kenneth L Stein Jimmie R Gifford Sr Sister Cecilia Huber Ethel W Shelton Charles F Wright III Vivian A Wainright Two charged in body dumping case Eight charged by Brown County grand jury FP considers all computer classes Continued frigid temperatures forecasted Tracy L Dodson Dorothy Thomas Broncos are BC Holiday Tourney champs Lady Warriors win 3rd straight BC Holiday Tournament Jays take two in Pepsi Classic Lady Jays cap off Pepsi Classic with victory over St. Patrick Michael N Davis Alan P Johnson Paul Nevels James L Ballein Top ten stories of 2017 Chamber discusses plans for 2018 Marcy’s Country Kitchen holiday gifts Lawrence J Reynolds Chester L Sininger John E Wilson Lewis recognized by EHS Athletic Dept. Western Brown wrestling team tops Tigers in regular season dual Broncos even at 3-3 Lady Rockets blast past CCP, fall to Bethel-Tate Angela L Shuler John C Otten Shop With a Cop 2017 Teen charged with multiple rapes G’Town Council plans to raise water rates Rita Tarvin Rocket win streak reaches five G-Men ascend to 4-0 in SBAAC National Division with win at Williamsburg Jays soar to 3-1 with win at North Adams Young Lady Jays improving as season progresses Mary J Yockey Callie J Maynard Windle Blanton Daisy D Nevels Regional disaster drill held Jacob honored Sardinia joins new fire district County pays 10K in Varnau attorney fees Gast’s three-point shower drowns the Tigers Lady Rockets capture wins over Ripley, Batavia Keplinger signs with Shawnee State Warriors down the Devils, fall to the Greyhounds Broncos edge out Williamsburg, 53-50 Carol S Newman John E Short $200M Solar Farm discussed Adult education continues to grow at Southern Hills Georgetown 2017 Christmas parade Donald C Vance John C Morris Rebecca E Simpon Hot start sets pace for Broncos’ 85-40 win over CNE G-Men get off to 1-1 start Lady Rockets start off season with tough string of road games Basketball Special: 2017-18 Katherine J Wolfe Virginia J Germann Rev Commadora Manning Mona K Kirker Anderson pleads guilty Mt. Orab Christmas Parade Senior Playground now open Unemployment rate up slightly in October Bonita Planck Carol J Wagner Christopher O Richey Sr Five new members to enter WBHS Athletic Hall of Fame Blue Jays ready to soar under Woodward Fischer named to OPSWA All-Ohio First Team of football all-stars High school girls’ hoop action kicks off in Brown County Man charged with killing grandson Orscheln holds grand opening in Mt. Orab New joint Fire & EMS District discussed Dale G Ferriel John E Slack Nicholas A Arthur

The Ohio Heritage Garden

By Faye Mahaffey OSUE Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer Ohio’s official botanical garden of native plants, the Heritage Garden, showcases Ohio’s natural history in a series of gardens representing Ohio’s five major physiographic regions that include the Till Plains, Bluegrass Section, Allegheny Plateaus, Huron-Erie Lake Plains and the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau. The Ohio Governor’s residence, […]

The John Rankin House Historic Site sits on a hill overlooking the village of Ripley, the Ohio River and the state of Kentucky. The house was the home of the famed Underground Railroad conductor, Rev. John Rankin. He and his family aided approximately 2,000 fugitive slaves during a 40-year period. Rev. Rankin, a Tennessean by […]

Georgetown Village gives a commendation to former Councilman Drew Watson

GEORGETOWN — In an unusually short meeting, the Village of Georgetown honored a former councilman, swore in a new police officer, and passed a pair of resolutions. Georgetown Mayor Dale Cahall gave a commendation to Drew Watson for his service to the village. Watson, who was joined in the audience at Georgetown’s Sept. 24 village […]

The Brown County Task Force made a pair of raids on September 25 and made a number of arrests thanks to indictments to 29 individuals

Law enforcement officers in Brown County were hard at work on Friday, September 25. The Brown County Drug Task Force conducted two major raids on September 25, one on a property on Mt. Aire Rd. in Red Oak, and another at the Forest Glade Apartments on Airport Rd., just outside of Georgetown. In those two […]

Fayetteville Rockets football team thrash Hillcrest at home

FAYETTEVILLE – Coming off back-to-back lackluster offensive performances in losses to Batavia and Williamsburg, the Fayetteville Rockets looked for a spark Friday night against the Hillcrest Rams. The team got much, much more than a spark: they got an offensive explosion. The Rockets rolled up 474 yards of total offense, 419 of which came on […]

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