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 G’Town Christmas Parade enjoyed by spectators Mt. Orab Auto Mall collects over 1,100 canned goods for local families “Celebration of Lights” held at fairgrounds Thirteen indicted by grand jury Lady Warriors hit the hardwood with high expectations

Community briefs

Community Thanksgiving service in Ripley

The Community Thanksgiving Service for the community of Ripley will take place Wednesday, Nov. 25, at St, Michael’s Catholic Church, located 16 North Fourth Street in Ripley. The service begins 7 p.m. Pastor Dohrman, of Saint Michael’s Catholic Church in Ripley, will be the speaker.

Everyone is invited to join.

Rumpke Thanksgiving Day collection schedule

Rumpke collection service will run as scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26. Service will remain uninterrupted during the week of Nov. 22 – 28.

This holiday schedule affects Rumpke customers in Ohio counties: Adams, Brown, Clinton, Clermont, Highland, with the exception for the city of Greenfield residents only: Waste collection will not occur on Thanksgiving Day. Customers with service on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday will not be affected by Thanksgiving. Thursday collection will move to Friday, and Friday collection will move to Saturday. Rumpke will return to its regular collection schedule the following week.

Kentucky counties: Bracken, Lewis, Mason are also on a regular schedule.

Contact Rumpke’s customer service with additional questions at 1-877-786-7537 or visit www.rumpke.com.

GUMC serving Thanksgiving dinner

Georgetown United Methodist Church will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner to the community from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving Day). The menu will be turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll and pumpkin pie.

All are welcome. Enter through the Fellowship Hall door on the state Route 125 side of the building. There will be no carry-out. Call 937-378-3353 and leave a message for more information or donations.

Zoning meeting to be held for Georgetown

A Public Hearing for the Village of Georgetown Proposed Zoning will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Town Hall Building, located 301 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. A public record request can be made at the Village Offices to receive a paper copy of the proposed zoning packet. A free digital copy can be viewed on the Village website at www.georgetownohio.us.

Grange to hold craft fair and bazaar

The Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair and Bazaar will be held at Whiteoak High School, on North High Street, in Mowrystown, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

Lunch will be served. Menu to include soups, sandwiches, chips, pies, cakes and drinks.

Santa will be making an appearance following the holiday parade which will begin at Crop Production (west Main Street) 1 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served while pictures with Santa are being taken.

Vendor spaces are still available. Call 937-442-4704 or 937-446-2070 for more information or to reserve a space.

Christmas Craft Show at Georgetown Presbyterian Church

Vendor are needed for the Christmas Craft Show sponsored by Georgetown Presbyterian Church. The show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

The church is located 401 S. Main Street, in Georgetown.

For more information and a registration form, visit www.georgetownchristmasassociationinc.org or call Kim at 937-213-2135 after 4:30 p.m.

Board of Mental Health to hold meeting

The Brown County Board of Mental Health will meet 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at the board office, located 85 Banting Drive, in Georgetown.

Call 937-378-3504 with any questions or for more information.

Conservation District meeting reset

The Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors announces the rescheduling of the December board meeting. This meeting, originally scheduled for Dec. 16, will now take place 7 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9. Meetings are held at the Brown SWCD office located 706 South Main Street, in Georgetown.

Meetings are open to the public.

Wreaths Across America at OVH

Wreaths Across America will take place 2 p.m Saturday, Dec. 12, in the great room at the Ohio Veterans Home, located in Georgetown.

Open House will take place beginning 1 p.m. in the new multi-purpose building.

Refreshments will be provided by the Ohio Veterans home Volunteer Committee.

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