Vilvens signs with Mount St. Joseph SBAAC awards girls tennis all-stars Layman inducted into Miami University Athletic Hall of Fame SBAAC hands out awards to First Team girls’ soccer all-stars John D Marks Fourteen indicted by Brown County Grand Jury Commissioners donate to task force Voters return Worley to the bench Georgetown Police Department welcomes new officers Ruby A Ratliff Donna J Moore Stella M Glasscock Ellen L Gelter Alverda T Guillermin Justin N Beach EHS dedicates ‘Kiser Court’ SBAAC awards First Team football all-stars, winning teams Sizer earns SBAAC American Division Volleyball Player of Year honors for 3rd straight year Broncos to host Blue Jays for OHSAA ‘Jimmy Young’ Foundation Game, Nov. 17 Vern W Kidd Jr Brown County Election Results – 2017 Michael D Hines Raymond W Napier Leslie E Boyle Gary L Barber Meth makes a comeback The bomber crash of 1944 4-H holds ‘shootout’ with BCSO County jobless rate falls Russell K Wolfer SHAC recognizes volleyball all-stars SHAC cross country all-stars take home awards Eastern girls finish runner-up in SHAC golf standings Week 10 football roundup Kathleen J Bright Sister Marjean Clement Veterans Service Office Moves G’town FFA has great fair Bald Eagles spotted 2017 Celebration of Lights being planned Eight indicted by grand jury Carlos L Beck Georgetown XC teams qualify for regional championship meet Warriors advance to Div. II Regional Meet Lady Rockets reach end to successful volleyball season Week nine football roundup Lady Warriors regional bound Amy J Caudill Bertha Lindsey Bobby S Conley Body found in ditch, investigation underway Former Aberdeen Fiscal Officer pleads guilty Keeping kids safe on the school bus Mary E Hahn Gary R Cornette Week 8 football roundup Notable soccer season reaches end for G-Men Lady Broncos are SBAAC American Division XC champs SHAC XC title goes to Lady Warriors Arthur Smith Eugene M Jennings Jr Billy R Kilgore Sr Carol D Roberts Thelma L Gray Sheriff Ellis meets President Trump Quarter Auction to pay for fire engine restoration Upcoming Quarter Raffle, Oct. 14 to benefit PRC Man found dead in ditch Rev Alvin B Woodruff Jackson L Russell Lady Broncos bring home 11th SBAAC American Division title in 12 years Lady Rockets wrap up regular season Warriors rally for win Broncos make it two in a row Helen L Whalen Veterans saluted at the Brown County Fair Fayetteville cancels school after threat Tommy J Stamper Sue Day Broncos move closer to SBAAC American Division title Lady G-Men working hard, showing improvement Sports complex soon to open in Mt. Orab Week 6 football roundup H Ray Warnock Jennings faces multiple sex offenses Georgetown nears water system completion Bible Baptist Barbeque brings big crowd Linda Taylor Rene Sizemore-Dahlheimer Eugene Snider Eric Workman Gregory Terry Edith M Moore Eileen Womacks Michael C Jennings Janice K Brunner Cheer squads compete at ‘Little State Fair’ Truck, tractor pulls draw a crowd at Brown County Fair Week 5 football roundup Lady Broncos rise to 11-6 with win over Batavia

William D Cornetet

image_550William Dale Cornetet, age 72 of Georgetown, Ohio died Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Mt. Orab Medical Center in Mt. Orab, Ohio. He had been the advertising manager for the News Democrat. Prior to that job Bill had been a broadcaster on radio stations WAXZ in Georgetown, Ohio and WSRW in Hillsboro, Ohio; a former Brown County School truant officer, a truck driver for Ford Brothers and a courier for National Bank & Trust. He was a member of the Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church, a Viet Nam Army veteran, past commander of the Wilson Sroufe VFW Post  # 9772 and the Carey Bavis American Legion Post #180, a past board member of trustees of ABCAP, a Kentucky Colonel, a Tennessee Squire and an avid golfer. He was born April 2, 1944 in Macon, Ohio the son of the late Ray F. and Elizabeth (Mangus) Cornetet. Bill was also preceded in death by two sisters – Dorothy Heaton and Lucille Heaton; one brother – James Cornetet; three brothers-in-law – William Acree, Sr., Glenn Heaton and Doug Bohl; one sister-in-law – Jackie Cornetet and three nieces – Sue Hines, Nancy Heaton and Beth Heaton.

Mr. Cornetet is survived by his wife of fifty years – Sharon (Preston) Cornetet, whom he married September 9, 1966; one daughter – Joanna Lawrence and husband Dan of Bethel, Ohio; two grandchildren – Kenneth Lawrence and wife Laura of Winchester, Ohio and Catie Lucas and husband Tyler of Mt. Orab, Ohio; one step great granddaughter – Ava Lucas; two sisters – Carol Jean Acree and Anna Bohl – both of Williamsburg, Ohio and one brother-in-law – Howard Heaton of Hillsboro, Ohio.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ohio. Rev. Mike Starkey will officiate. Visitation will be from 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Decatur Cemetery in Decatur, Ohio.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cahallfuneralhomes.com

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