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 Warriors claim SHAC Div. I title in ‘run rule’ fashion Vilvens’ grand slam caps off Lady Rockets’ win over G’town Rockets lead SHAC Div. II at 9-4 WBHS dedicates new softball press box Rodney E Berry Charles D Rice Jr Erma D Painter Alma Cordes Ronald D Latham Some Georgetown School staff members will be armed this fall Local Democrats host Jerry Springer at dinner Chamber of Commerce discusses development Gerald P Morel Lady Broncos capture softball program’s 5th straight SBAAC American Division title Warriors on top in SHAC Division I standings Lady Broncos take first in Western Brown Track Invite Rockets leading way in SHAC Div. II James E Newman Paul E Funk Alan Hanselman Robert V Nash III Frances L Poole Minnie E Fisher Donovan M Pope Irvin E Stiens Myrtle L Lane Ralph L Davidson August J Pace Carl R Brown Phyllis J Beard Lady G-Men complete sweep of Tigers in SBAAC Nat’l Division G-Men pluck Cardinals, 6-4 Warriors climb to 4-1 in SHAC with victory over North Adams Broncos rally in 7th for 5-4 win over Batavia Blue Jays still in search of first win Three million dollar jail expansion planned Higginsport enforcing speed with camera Unemployment rate falls in county, southern Ohio Varnau not restricted from talking online about Goldson case Rockets fall to 4-1 in SHAC with loss to North Adams Bronco tennis team tops Bethel-Tate, 5-0 Lady G-Men rise to 7-4 with win at Goshen Lady Broncos’ big bats hammer out 11-0 win over Batavia G-Men showing improvement Keith Shouse Diane L Steele August Hensley Louise R Murrell Fire strikes Mt. Orab Bible Baptist Church Grant Days 2017 attractions Man accused of sex crime, giving pot to kids Ten indicted by Brown County Grand Jury 5th Annual Rick Eagan Memorial 5K Run/Walk coming up in May Birds of Prey Three sentenced in common pleas court John H Young II Sally A Gibson

Flu shots available from Health Department

The Brown County Health Department will be offering flu shots 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 8, at Bristow Pharmacy in Ripley.

The flu shot is available for anyone six months and older and is $25. Medicaid or Medicare Part B is accepted, but no Medicare HMO’s.

For questions or more information, call any of the nurses at the health department at 937-378-6892 or toll-free at 1-866-867-6892.

Medicare check-up day

A free service, Medicare Check-up Day, will be brought to you by the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program at the Ohio Department of Insurance.

In Brown County, the check-up will take place at ABCAP, locted 406 W.Plum Street, in Georgetown, 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. RSVP at 937-378-3818.

Catholic Rural Life

group to meet

Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold a regular meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. On the agenda is planning for the “Buy Local Foods” seminar scheduled for Jan. 31 and information on the Blue Ribbon Panel Discussion of the Pope’s recent encyclical on Oct. 31 in Columbus. The meetings are open to anyone who shares the goals of bringing a Christian perspective to life in rural areas, preserving rural heritage and working to promote dialogue between rural and urban leaders.

The meeting 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).

GUM Church to hold Attics Treasures fundraiser

The Georgetown United Methodist Church will hold an Attics Treasures fundraiser at the church, located 217 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. The church is located at the corner of Main and State Streets. Use the State Street entrance to the Fellowship Hall.

The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10.

All proceeds will go toward the renovation and repair of the church exterior. For more information or for those who would like to donate items, call 937-378-3353.

St. George rummage sale rescheduled for this weekend

St. George will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, and from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at St. George Church. Breakfast and lunch will be served both days. Some of the items available include furniture, small power tools, clothing, appliances, kitchen and decorative items.

Ripley Lions Club

tenderloin dinner

The Ripley Lions Club will host a tenderloin dinner 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9. The dinner will be held at the Ripley Life Squad building, located on US Route 52 in Ripley.

Proceeds will be used to support the Lions Club charity gifts to the local communities.

Mt. Orab Women’s Club annual quarter raffle

The Mt. Orab Women’s Club holds an annual quarter raffle as a fund raiser for the Mt. Oreb Depot and the Little Red Caboose. All proceeds are the restoration and preservation of the landmarks.

The raffle will be held at mt. Orab Elementary School on Oct. 9. Doors open 6 p.m. and the raffle begins 6:30 p.m. Paddles are $1 each. There will be a split the pot, basket raffle, vendor shopping and food will be available for purchase.

Some of the vendors included in the event are Origami Owl, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Scentsy and more.

True Church of God

to host rummage sale

The True Church of God, located 513 Market Street, New Richmond, will hold a church rummage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10.

Clothing is $5 a bag, or by the piece. Most other items are make an offer.

Donations are being accepted for food for the food pantry to help those in need. Donations may be brought in during the sale. Additional donations may be made by calling Loui Curtis at 513-427-4329 or Christine Mafee Hadley at 513-471-0045.

Board meeting for

Housing Authority

A regular meeting of the Brown Metropolitan Housing Authority will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the ABCAP Building, located 406 West Plum Street, Room 102, in Georgetown.

Benefit for Larry Luscheck

A benefit fundraiser will be held beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 for Larry Luscheck, who has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma bone cancer. The event will be held on the OVAM showground in Georgetown.

A 5K Run/Walk, a corn hole tournament, a quarter auction, a dinner-dance-Chinese auction, and a fundraising auction will be part of the events.

Bring lawn chairs for the events. This is a BYOB event, coolers are acceptable to for the event.

For more information, call Patty Luscheck at 513-266-4645 or Sandy Nause at 513-724-3175.

Lake Waynoka Shawnee Squaws to host Craft Fair

The Shawnee Squaws of Lake Waynoka will host the 11th annual Shawnee Squaws Craft Fair. The event is open to the public and will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Recreation Center Gym. Admission and parking is free.

There will be food available for purchase and a split the pot drawing.

There is space for 35 handcrafter exhibitors; many are one of a kind with very unique items available.

For more information, contact Valerie Bullock at 937-446-4283.

Liberty Chapel Perpetual

Care to meet

Liberty Chapel Perpetual Cemetery Care committee will meet 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct 11. The meeting will take place at the home of Ruth Shively, located 10259 state Route 125, in Russellville.

All interested parties are invited to attend.

Master Gardeners to host Fall Garden Seminar

A Garden Seminar will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, sponsored by the Master Gardeners.

Brown County Master Gardener Doug Dyer will speakabout fall lawn care and other fall “chores.”

The seminar will take place at the Mt. Orab Campus of SSCC in Room 107.

All seminars are free and open to the public.

Community Lanes to host benefit for Barrios family

Community Lanes, in Georgetown, will be hosting a Bowling Benefit from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, for the Barrios family. Four family members were lost due to a flash flood in the area on July 19. Vicky Kennard and her unborn child, and children Gabe Barrios and Rose Barrios were lost in the flood.

The cost is $5 for non-bowlers, $15 for bowlers. There will also be a silent auction that will run until 4 p.m.and door prizes.To donate items, contact Community Lanes at 937-378-9998, Chassity Grubenhoff at 937-217-9505, Denise Kiskadden at 937-213-2678 or Debi Sizemore at 937-213-2336.

Mammography

screening offered

The Brown County Health Department will offer mobile mammography screenings 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. The van will be located in the parking lot of the health department.

Screenings are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies under the following guideline: ages 35-40 baseline screenings.

Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 937-378-6892 to schedule a screening.

BCBDD to hold meeting

The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold their regular scheduled board meeting 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at the Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities Center, located 325 West State Street, Building A, Suite 2, in Georgetown.

Meetings are open to the public.

Christmas craft show

planned at the rambler center

The Rambler Center in Russellville (the old Russellville School) will be the site of the 10th annual Christmas Craft Show and Salefrom 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

Tables are $15 each. A limited number
of tables are still available to rent at this time. To reserve a table or for more information, call Mary Kelch at 1-513-734-2511 or 513-543-3137.

Note, there will be no tables located on the second floor of the building this year.

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