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

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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