Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Corbin testifies before Ohio Senate Five arrested in Hamersville drug bust Neil Diamond tribute band coming Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Women return to county jail as funds start to run low Georgetown Council takes action on vacant structures Veterans honored in Mt. Orab John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London Mary J Hall Kenneth R Behymer Western Brown’s Joe Sams commits to Marietta College WBHS to hold girls youth basketball camp Huseman signs with UC Clermont Day to continue baseball career on collegiate level at UC Clermont Western’s Pack signs with NKU WBHS to host youth boys basketball camp Eastern’s Rigdon, Hopkins are STATE BOUND James Ratliff Robert P Lesko Armstrong sentenced to twenty years on child porn possession charges Russellville hires new Village Clerk Russellville Council approves purchase of two ambulances FP School Board changes millage funding formula Thirteen charged by Brown Co. Grand Jury 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

Virginia McConnaughey

resized_photogrid_1431998489415Virginia (Mock) McConnaughey, age 91, of the Danville Community, passed away Tuesday morning, September 6, 2016 in Hillsboro.
 She was born May 19, 1925 in Dayton, OH, daughter of the late Herchel Anderson Mock and Nellie Bunn Martin Mock.
 Virginia was a member of Hollowtown Church of Christ and was a pianist and organist for over 70 years. She was also a member of the Cherry Twig for many years, as well as a Pink Lady Volunteer for the Highland District Hospital. She worked as a secretary for Buford Schools, her alma mater, graduating in 1943. Her life was busy serving her community in several different clubs and organizations including; Farm Council, Hamer Township Election Board, and the C.B. Radio Club.
 Surviving are her two daughters, Sandy Richmond of Milford, Nikki (Ron) Tracy, of Sardinia, daughter-in-law, Beverly McConnaughey, of Buford,  nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Also left to cherish her memory are three nieces, Ginger (Ken) Fliehman, Brenda (Jim) Deininger and Breva (Ronald) Harless.
 In addition to her parents, Virginia was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, C. Elwood McConnaughey in 2007, and two sons, Steve McConnaughey in 2010 and Jerry McConnaughey in 2015.
 Services will be held at Hollowtown Church of Christ, Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 11:00 am with Brother Jim Faust officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hamer Township Cemetery.
 Friends will be received at the Hollowtown Church of Christ, 2630 S. Hollowtown Road, Hillsboro, OH, Friday, September 9th, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 until the time of the services.
Edgington Funeral Home is serving the family.
 In lieu of flowers, contributions in Virginia’s memory may be made to the Hollowtown Church of Christ or to donor’s choice of charity.  To sign the online guest book, go to www.edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.

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