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 Warriors reload after graduating four starters Six seniors hit the hardwood for Rockets Lady Rockets packed with size, talent Lady G-Men to rely heavily on young talent G-Men seek improvement after last year’s three-win season Skilled crew on the return for the Blue Jays Broncos begin quest for SBAAC American Div. crown Lady Broncos working hard toward SBAAC American Div. title after finishing as league runner-up last season Experienced crew of Lady Jays return to the hardwood Stephen C Foster Mary J Fitzgerald Tyler Hesler Herbert Polley Robert Layton Donald H Layton James T Smith Thomas M Calvert Thomas J Wolfer

Sardinia Church of Christ fitness classes

Sardinia Church of Christ fitness classes are held at the church in Sardinia every Monday and Wednesday and always begin 6:30 p.m. For more information contact the church at 937-446-2794. The next class will be 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8.

WB Board meeting date changed

The regular meeting of the Western Brown Board of Education has been changed to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 at the district office.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group to meet

The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Family and Caregiver Support Group meet the second Monday of each month. The next meeting will be from1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, at Adams County Regional Medical Center. The center is located 230 Medical Center Drive in Seaman. the meeting will take place in the second floor conference room.

Contact Robyn Gleadle to register at 937-779-6990 or for more information. Programs are free of charge and registration is requested.

Brown County Beekeepers to meet

The Brown County Beekeepers will meet 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Western Brown High School.

The guest speaker will be Jim Coss. He will talk about “Increasing your hives inexpensively.”

BC Humane Society to meet

The Brown County Humane Society monthly membership meeting is 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 9. This meeting will be held at the ABCAP Building, located 407 W. Plum Street in Georgetown. All members and individuals who would like to help are encouraged to attend.

Men of St. Joseph plan fish frys

The Men of St. Joseph of St. Mary Church, in Bethel, will be sponsoring a fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday from Feb. 12 until March 18. They are held at the church, located on state Route 125, just east of Bethel.

Menu items include fish (baked or fried), shrimp, grilled cheese, macaroni and cheese, French fries, refreshments, homemade pies and cakes and other desserts.

GUMC Valentine Dinner planned

There will be a Valentine Dinner 5-7 pm. Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Georgetown United Methodist Church. The dinner will continue until the food is gone. The church is located 217 S. Main, in Georgetown, at the corner of Main Street and state Route 125. All who attend are asked to use the state Route 125 entrance to the fellowship hall.

The menu is baked spaghetti, breadstick, salad, ice cream sundae, cookie and beverage. All donations go to the building fund to help renovate this historic building.

Music and treats are also planned for the event.

For more information, call 937-378-3353.

Decatur dinner and dance planned

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Decatur Community Center, located on state Route 125.

The evening includes a social hour beginning 5 p.m. with a hospitality table. A catered sit down dinner will be served 6 p.m. including dessert and choice of beef or chicken.

Door prizes, split the pot and a silent auction are also scheduled during the dinner portion of the evening.

Jay Fetters with Sounds Unlimited will DJ the Decatur Valentine Dance from 8 to 11 p.m.

Admission to the dinner and dance is $25 per person and reservations must be made by Feb. 10. To attend the dance only admission is $10 per person and no reservation is required.

To book reservations for the Dinner and Dance contact Jean at 937-373-4655; Susie at 937-373-3975 or Kay at 937-373-3703. All proceeds will go to preserve and maintain the Decatur Community Center.

Introduction to Beekeeping

The Brown County Beekeepers will be offering a special meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at Western Brown High School.

“Introduction to Beekeeping” is specific to help people learn and get started.

BCPL meeting to be held

The Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Brown County Public Library will meeting 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, immediately preceding the regular monthly meeting of the board in the meeting room of the Mt. Orab Library, located 613 South High Street, in Mt. Orab.

The purpose of the meeting is to review personnel policy manual, and to conduct any other business that may come before the committee at that time.

The regular monthly of the Board of Trustees of the Brown County Public Library will be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 in the meeting room of the Mt. Orab Library, 613 South High Street, in Mt. Orab, for the purpose of conducting any business that may come before the Board at that time.

BCBDD to meet

The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its next regular scheduled board meeting 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Brown County Board of DD Center, located 325 West State Street, Building A, Suite 2, in Georgetown.

Meetings are open to the public.

SOESC board to meet

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board Finance Committee will meet 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center, located 3321 Airborne Road, in Wilmington.

For directions to this location or for those with questions, call 937-382-6921 Ext. 1025 or email so_rmeyer@mveca.org.

Brown County Singing Convention

If you have a special song, poem or any other God-given talents you would like to share or you just enjoy a fun time of fellowship, come and join on the third Friday of each month for the singing convention.

The next event 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Georgetown Church of the Nazarene, located 4884 state Route 125, in Georgetown.

For questions or more information, contact Larry Downing at 937-446-3259.

Cabin Fever Quarter Craze and dinner will be hosted by the Ripley Women’s Club

Ripley Women’s Club will host Cabin Fever Quarter Craze and dinner. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 26. Doors open 6 p.m., festivities begin 6:30 p.m. and will take place at Ripley Life Squad.

Come out and support the women and community of Ripley. The dinner menu will include pork BBQ, slaw, chips, dessert and drink for $5.

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