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

Commissioner’s journal

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session Jan. 25 with the following members present: Barry Woodruff, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Daryll Gray, Member

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to approve the minutes of the previous regular meeting and dispense with the oral reading. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the following bills for payment: T30, Prosecutor Victims Assistance, $165.95; P36, Drug Crime Task Force, $3,756; A00, County, $41,035.34; K01, Auto and Gas, $4,597.95; C60, Certificate of Title Adm. Fund, $1,647.26; C80, Probation Services Fund, $15; H10, Child Support Enforcement Agency, $7,225.14. Total: $58,442.64.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-2, contract for cleaning supply and return grills at Brown County Sheriff’s Office. The Board finds the $8,800 proposal from Kenny Tutt of Tutt’s Heating & Cooling to be a reasonable proposal for said cleaning of heating and cooling grills to remove debris. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to enter agreement with Tutt’s Heating and Cooling, Winchester, to clean the supply and return grills of the Brown County Detention Center free of inmate placed debris, beginning on 1/25/16 in amount of $8,800, to be paid as $2,000 after first 2 weeks of work and balance paid following final inspection of Commissioners. (See complete agreement on file). Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-3, authorizing participation in Ohio Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the request of Jill Hall, Brown County Auditor, for a supplemental appropriation of unappropriated funds from PR (Payroll) in the amount of $96.57 into P/R-DD11 (Health Insurance). Deduction was withdrawn from incorrect code and needs to be returned. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to accept the resignation of Donna Orr from BCJFS, effective January 1, 2016. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to approve the request of Sarah Prebble, Clerk, for the following post certificate: Clermont County YWCA, $6,201.99. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adopt Resolution No. 01252016-1, regarding operating agreement with Brown County Humane Society. Second: Tony Applegate.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to enter into agreement, upon the approval of Jessica Little, Prosecutor, with the Brown County Humane Society for operation and control of the Brown County Animal Shelter to be placed with the Brown County Humane Society. Board agrees funding shall come from the 7.5 percent indirect and direct costs of the Auditor, and any other statutory expenses, citation monies collected by the municipal court, adoption fees and other income paid into the dog and kennel fund. The Board has authority to enter said agreement pursuant to R.C. §§ 955.12 & 955.15. (See complete agreement on file.) Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Tony Applegate to adopt Proclamation designating Feb. 7-13 as FCCLA Week. In attendance: Ethan Puckett, Victoria Kohler, Victoria Richards, Alex Bateman and Joan Garrett. Second: Daryll Gray.

Motion moved by Daryll Gray to adjourn meeting with no further business before the Board Jan. 25. Second: Tony Applegate.

In the matter to adjourn

Brian Durham, The News Democrat, was present for the second portion of the meeting, Jan. 25.

Commissioners toured the Clermont County Jail, Batavia, Jan. 20.

Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended the monthly Board of DD meeting and swore Board Members into Office, Jan. 20.

Commissioner, Barry Woodruff, attended the Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Hospice of Hope, Mt. Orab, Jan. 21.

Commissioners and staff attended the 2016 Chamber Business Breakfast, Georgetown Church of Christ, Jan. 25.

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