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

Hear from more candidates

We’re less than one week from the election, and there are still a number of competitive races that will be decided at the ballot box. After last week’s candidate preview, hear from a number of other candidates running for public office, whether as mayor, village council, or school board.

Pleasant Township Trustee

Gary Gray

“A few years ago I saw some things going on and I thought I could run and do some things about it. I want to improve the conditions of the roads. I want all the roads black topped, cemeteries kept nice, and keep the roads safe in the winter time for emergency vehicles. The only thing I would tell the voters is I would treat everyone fairly, listen to their comments and concerns, and do my job to the best of my ability.”

Eastern Brown School Board of Education

Lowell Richey

“I taught in the district for 35 years, I’m part of the community, I had two sons graduate and my wife still works in the district, and it’s my time now to give back to the community after all they’ve given to me. It’s for the kids.

“As a school board member I would like to set goals and a vision for the community and students. You want to help establish a vision and goals to reach that vision as a district. I would like to help have better communication between the district between the administration, board of education, staff, both certified and classified. I hope we continue to improve our test scores to beat the expectations of the state of Ohio, have more kids going to college, and I also believe that more kids should be going to trade schools, because not everyone’s meant to go to college. There’s a lot of business opportunities out there for kids who don’t go to college.”

Martin Yockey

“I’ve got a vested interest in the district. I’ve lived here all my life, my kids raised here, and I want the district to continue to be on top as far as academic, athletic, and extra curriculars. I have a real good interest in the kids and want them to get the best of what we can get them. We’ve got a real excellent staff and we want to make things better.

“I want to continue to help these kids out, especially high school or junior high school for career opportunities they may receive when they graduate. I want to help them even more. Maybe we can even offer them another foreign language, have more options. We have Spanish and possibly French offered.

“I’d like to see more offered, because sometimes that helps them out in the future. To help even in the junior high school, to try and focus on what they’re thinking for the future. Our guidance counselors get so overwhelmed with paperwork and we need to sit down and be more 1-on-1 with the kids and find out what they want to do with their future. Maybe we can get a hold of that at an earlier year instead of waiting until we’re junior or senior year.

“I’ve always been a Warrior of Eastern and always will be. I just enjoy working with everybody in the district.”

Gary Gray is running for Pleasant Township Trustee
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Lowell Richey is running for a seat on the Eastern School Board of Education
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By Daniel Karell

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