Michael D Karos Jr John H Kirk Janet R Meyer Patsy A Clark Dorothy J Schroeder Broncos trample the G-Men, 73-40 Rockets down the Devils, 59-55 Seven new inductees to enter WBHS Sports Hall of Fame Lady Warriors ascend to 13-1 Broncos finish 2nd of 22 teams in Hammer and Anvil Invitational Hedwig Lambert Billie G Walkup Some county offices may be moved G’town Council approves 2017 budget Family doubles in size with adoption Sardinia Mayor looks forward to 2017 2017 Fayetteville Firemen’s Festival set Floyd Newberry Jr Donna F Lang Gene Warren Dwight L Fulton Virginia A O’Neil Anne L Durbin-Thomas Marietta Dunn Charles L Latchford Broncos win ‘Battle of 32’ Lady Broncos claim win over Bethel-Tate Jays top Warriors, fall to Mustangs Lady Warriors claim top spot in SHAC with win over Lynchburg-Clay Broncos buck the Lions, 54-51 James N DeHaas Questions still linger in Stuart explosion New direction for Brittany Stykes case New public safety director now on duty in Brown Co. Fayetteville Mayor anticipates a good year for the village Chamber of Commerce announces awardees Robert Bechdolt Carl E Lindsey Audrey F Maher LeJeune Howser Tammy L Connor Henry C Mayhall Jr Chad Spilker Frank W Kemmeter Jr Wanda J Howard Dorothy Huff Colon C Malott Eastern varsity teams come out on top to capture Brown County Holiday Classic crowns WBHS Army JROTC hosts rifle shooting competition Bronco varsity wrestling team unbeaten at 8-0 Blue Jays finish 1-1 in Ripley Pepsi Classic Mona G Van Vooren Hiram Beardsworth Avery W McCleese Ethel E Long Children learn safety from ‘Officer Phil’ Microchips can help locate lost pets Local GOP plans trip to Washington Three sentenced in common pleas Estel Earhart Roy Stewart Tenacious ‘D’ leads Lady Jays to victory over Blanchester on day one of Ripley Pepsi Classic Fayetteville’s Thompson, Jester earn SWOFCA All-City honors Jays fall to Blanchester on first day of Pepsi Classic Ticket details announced for OHSAA basketball and wrestling state tournaments Jerri K McKenzie Randy D Vaughn Georgetown JR/SR high to have new library Georgetown saw many improvements in 2016 Three sentenced in common pleas court Esther O Brown G-Men go on scoring rampage for 77-41 win over Cardinals Warriors climb to 4-2 with wins over West Union, Lynchburg Rockets top Whiteoak for first win Shirley M Bray Carter Lumber closes in G’town Wenstrup looks forward to 2017 Seven indicted by county grand jury John Ruthven holds pre-Christmas Open House New pet boarding facility now open in Georgetown Denver W Emmons Carl W Liebig Mary L McKinley Blake C Roush Louis A Koewler William D Cornetet Western Brown dedicates Perry Ogden Court Lady Warrior win streak hits 5 Lady Rockets wrap up tough week on the hardwood Barons rally for win over Broncos Georgetown to hire two paid Firefighter/EMT’s Noble receives statewide law enforcement award County helps family in need after house fire Flashing signs banned in G’town historic district ‘Christmas Extravaganza’ at Gaslight Thelma L Ernst Roy L Bruce Ken Leimberger Cathye J Bunthoff Lending a holiday helping hand

Election upset

In a stunning upset, veteran teacher and former Eastern Brown School District Athletic Director Lowell Richey won election on to the Eastern School Board of Education, ousting incumbent Vernon Creighton.

According to the Brown County Board of Election’s unofficial election night total, Richey amassed 1,585 votes, good for more than 28 percent of the total of 5,594 votes compiled for the school board election. He’s joined on the school board by incumbents Martin Yockey (26 percent, 1,467 votes) and Ken Kelch (23.5 percent, 1,316 votes).

Creighton, who earned a respectable 1,226 votes, lost by just 90 votes.

In Fayetteville, with only 150 votes counted for, Randall Carson won election for mayor, beating interim Mayor Bob Campbell by six votes. Carson earned 49 total votes.

Joining him on village council in Fayetteville is Edward Coleman and James McMullan.

In the Western Brown School Board of Education race, JoAnn Hildebrandt finished first, followed by fellow incumbent Richey Pride and newcomer Brian Rhoades. Shane Bishop lost by 31 votes.

In contested township elections, Mike Foster won the Pike Township trustee race by more than 110 votes, picking up 41 percent of the total vote of more than 1,000 cast ballots. Gary Gray was re-elected trustee in Pleasant Township, Eric Gray beat Dallas Huff by seven votes in Byrd Township, and Kathy Dingus picked up 49 percent of the vote to be named Sterling Township Trustee, beating out Dan Frazier and Barbara Watson.

Ripley Mayor Tom Leonard won re-election in a close race, winning by 41 votes over Scott Eagan, while Tiffany Regenstein and Bill Taylor won election to village council, beating out incumbent Linda South.

Both Georgetown Mayor Dale Cahall and Mt. Orab Mayor Bruce Lunsford won re-election unopposed.

Below are a list of candidates for mayor, council, township trustee, and more. Winners of each race are in bold.

VILLAGES

Aberdeen – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Jason Phillips

Council – Billie J Eitel

Council – Tony Combess

Council – Wanda Perraut

Fayetteville – Mayor, two council seats and clerk/treasurer

Mayor – James J Thery, Sr

Mayor – Randall Carson

Mayor – Robert Aubry

Mayor – Bob Campbell

Mayor – Jody F Edwards

Mayor – Tina Houk

Council – James W McMullen

Council – Edward E Coleman

Council – Robert R Williams

Clerk/Treas – Barbara J Kiley

Georgetown – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Dale E Cahall

Council – Virginia Colwell

Council – Kelley Campbell Jr. (Write-In)

Hamersville – Mayor, three council seats and two board of public affairs

Mayor – Betty Kirkpatrick

Council – Kimberly M Budke

PBA – Megan Treadwell

PBA – Steven Ernst

Higginsport – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Eddie Crawford, Jr

Council – Karen Burchwell

Council – Jennifer Elliott

Council – Patrick Elliott

Mt. Orab – Mayor, two council seats and two board of public affairs

Mayor – Bruce Lunsford

Council – Fred Hansen

Council – Woody Whittington

BPA – Robert E Meyer

BPA – Michael K Kirk

Ripley – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Scotty Eagan

Mayor – Tom Leonard

Council – Judy Brooks

Council – Kathy Lynn Lewis

Council – Tiffany Regenstein

Council – Linda South

Council – William Taylor III

Russellville – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Amy Rau (Write-In)

Council – Brenda Weatherspoon

Council – Alyssa Woollard

Sardinia – Mayor and two council seats

Mayor – Todd Bumbalough

Council – John G Hudepohl

Council – Bill North

TOWNSHIPS

Byrd – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Connie Scott

Trustee – Dallas R Huff

Trustee – Eric R Gray

Clark – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Tammie Sue Ogle

Trustee – Steven A Wallace

Eagle – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Donna Young

Trustee – Joseph M Purdy

Franklin – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Tracy Berry

Fiscal Officer – Charlotte Gifford

Fiscal Officer – David Daniel

Trustee – Frank Fussnecker

Green – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Pam Campbell

Trustee – Daren Howser

Huntington – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Alisa Applegate

Trustee – Randy L Ginn

Jackson – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Warren G Wagner

Trustee – Danny Smith

Jefferson – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Sandra Best

Trustee – Jeff Johnson

Lewis – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Troy R Farrell

Trustee – Robert Starrett

Perry – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Lisa C Tussey

Trustee – William Pritchard

Pike – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Jenny Lind Conrad

Trustee – Michael Foster

Trustee – Mike Ober

Trustee – Harmon Sizemore

Pleasant – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Lori E Drake

Trustee – Gary L Gray

Trustee – Mike Napier

Scott – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Joni G Wallace

Fiscal Officer – Linda Reyes

Trustee – Tommy Vaughn

Sterling – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Marilyn J Lawrence

Trustee – Kathy A Dingus

Trustee – Dan Frazier

Trustee – Barbara Watson

Union – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Fiscal Officer – Angela Hauke

Trustee – Richard Haitz

Trustee – Mike Darnall

Washington – Trustee and Fiscal Officer

Trustee – John Corboy

SCHOOL BOARDS

Brown County ESC – tw
o seats

Jim Ferguson

Bryan Mount

Eastern – three seats and one unexpired term ending 12-13-17

Deborah Forsythe (unexpired term)

Vernon E Creighton

Kenneth W Kelch

Lowell Richey

Martin L Yockey

Fayetteville-Perry – three seats

Kathleen Johnson

Angela C Murphy

Craig Smucker

Georgetown Exempted – two seats

Ray Virost

Jeff Donohoo

Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington – two seats

Jeffrey T Cluxton

Jeff Wilson

Western Brown – three seats

Shane Bishop

JoAnn Hildebrandt

Richey Pride

Brian Rhodes

Georgetown residents vote on November 3 for local and state issues on election day.
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_GeorgetownPollingPlace2-2015-DanielKarell-.jpgGeorgetown residents vote on November 3 for local and state issues on election day.

Brown County citizens cast their ballots on November 3 in the 2015 General Election
http://newsdemocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_GeorgetownPolling2015-DanielKarell-.jpgBrown County citizens cast their ballots on November 3 in the 2015 General Election
Lowell Richey beat out field to earn seat on Eastern school board, Carson wins election in Fayetteville

By Daniel Karell

dkarell@civitasmedia.com

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