Stranded students rescued by Brown County cooperation 4-H Teen Ambassador Dunning attends SHOT Show Veterans Service Commission invites veterans to seek help with benefits Unemployment rate rises in Brown County Pick a Lollipop, help a dog A season to remember G-Men hit the field for first baseball scrimmage Eastern’s Rigdon, Purdy earn AP SE District Div. III honors New blocking, kicking rules address risk minimization in high school football Judy A Schneider James M Darnell Lawanda R Truesdell Paul E Grisham Arrelous R Rowland Dennis E Stivers David M Daniels Fayetteville man is charged with child porn April 1st Grand Opening for Jacob’s Ladder Resale Boutique in Georgetown Talent Show auditions at Gaslight Theatre Nine indicted by county grand jury Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall visit coming next May to BC Fairgrounds In it to win it! Bronco wrestlers end season on successful note Eastern’s Hopkins finishes 5th in long jump at OATCCC State Indoor Track and Field Meet SBAAC awards academic all-stars, winning teams Marvin D Atkin Beverly S Flatt Jessie M Sanders Leroy Deck Sr Jody A Towler Sherman E Young Kenneth C Burton Varnau’s face second defamation suit Attorney General to visit Georgetown schools Clermont County GOP hosts Wenstrup, DeWine at dinner Fatal car crash in Adams County BC Chamber welcomes new Cricket Wireless store to Mt. Orab Aberdeen Council approves 2017 budget Royce K Zimmerman Lady Warriors advance to Elite 8 SBAAC awards boys basketball all-stars SBAAC girls basketball all-stars take home awards SHAC Winter Sports Awards Banquet set for March 12 Altman claims 170-pound district title Sirkka L Buller Arthur C Schneider Lowell G Neal Virginia M Schirmer Connie S Darling Harold L Purdin Terry E Frye Lucille Schumacher Lady Warriors roll to district finals Broncos take care of business to claim sectional crown G-Men upset MVCA to earn berth sectional finals WBHS JROTC Rifle Team competes at Camp Perry Lady Rockets finish 12-12 Season reaches end for Rockets Eugene D Ring Two indicted on major drug charges Two charged with home invasion Cincinnati airport expanding services, lowering prices in effort to compete Two sentenced in common pleas court Georgetown man hurt in car crash Robert G Miller Linda M Howland Robert E McKinney Mildred J Hodges Farrel L Amiott Patricia Brown Rick L Dye Mary E Nagel Betty Ratliff Broncos claim SBAAC wrestling title Broncos pull ahead for win over G-Men in SBAAC Tourney Ripley boys wrap up regular season with win at Lynchburg Eastern girls are sectional champs Anderson pleads not guilty to battery charge Some county offices to change locations Fayetteville prepares for Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall HealthSource hosts Chamber of Commerce meeting Five sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court June Howser Marguerite A Fender Timothy D Harris Jay R Purdy Robin S Godwin Marc A Wachter Chester W Eyre Warriors blast past the G-Men, 61-40 Rockets performing well heading into post-season tournament play Lady Warriors bring home the Gold with perfect 13-0 finish in SHAC Western Brown Junior High wrestling team wraps up successful season Rockets fall victim to ‘Pack’ attack Broncos suffer heartbreaking loss to Mentor Lake Catholic in state quarterfinals Adult Education Center coming to county ‘Senior Playground’ moving forward at Georgetown park Brown County 4-H kicks off another year Eastern Middle School celebrates “Kindness Week” Billie L Shoemaker

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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