Stranded students rescued by Brown County cooperation 4-H Teen Ambassador Dunning attends SHOT Show Veterans Service Commission invites veterans to seek help with benefits Unemployment rate rises in Brown County Pick a Lollipop, help a dog A season to remember G-Men hit the field for first baseball scrimmage Eastern’s Rigdon, Purdy earn AP SE District Div. III honors New blocking, kicking rules address risk minimization in high school football Judy A Schneider James M Darnell Lawanda R Truesdell Paul E Grisham Arrelous R Rowland Dennis E Stivers David M Daniels Fayetteville man is charged with child porn April 1st Grand Opening for Jacob’s Ladder Resale Boutique in Georgetown Talent Show auditions at Gaslight Theatre Nine indicted by county grand jury Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall visit coming next May to BC Fairgrounds In it to win it! Bronco wrestlers end season on successful note Eastern’s Hopkins finishes 5th in long jump at OATCCC State Indoor Track and Field Meet SBAAC awards academic all-stars, winning teams Marvin D Atkin Beverly S Flatt Jessie M Sanders Leroy Deck Sr Jody A Towler Sherman E Young Kenneth C Burton Varnau’s face second defamation suit Attorney General to visit Georgetown schools Clermont County GOP hosts Wenstrup, DeWine at dinner Fatal car crash in Adams County BC Chamber welcomes new Cricket Wireless store to Mt. Orab Aberdeen Council approves 2017 budget Royce K Zimmerman Lady Warriors advance to Elite 8 SBAAC awards boys basketball all-stars SBAAC girls basketball all-stars take home awards SHAC Winter Sports Awards Banquet set for March 12 Altman claims 170-pound district title Sirkka L Buller Arthur C Schneider Lowell G Neal Virginia M Schirmer Connie S Darling Harold L Purdin Terry E Frye Lucille Schumacher Lady Warriors roll to district finals Broncos take care of business to claim sectional crown G-Men upset MVCA to earn berth sectional finals WBHS JROTC Rifle Team competes at Camp Perry Lady Rockets finish 12-12 Season reaches end for Rockets Eugene D Ring Two indicted on major drug charges Two charged with home invasion Cincinnati airport expanding services, lowering prices in effort to compete Two sentenced in common pleas court Georgetown man hurt in car crash Robert G Miller Linda M Howland Robert E McKinney Mildred J Hodges Farrel L Amiott Patricia Brown Rick L Dye Mary E Nagel Betty Ratliff Broncos claim SBAAC wrestling title Broncos pull ahead for win over G-Men in SBAAC Tourney Ripley boys wrap up regular season with win at Lynchburg Eastern girls are sectional champs Anderson pleads not guilty to battery charge Some county offices to change locations Fayetteville prepares for Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall HealthSource hosts Chamber of Commerce meeting Five sentenced in Brown County Common Pleas Court June Howser Marguerite A Fender Timothy D Harris Jay R Purdy Robin S Godwin Marc A Wachter Chester W Eyre Warriors blast past the G-Men, 61-40 Rockets performing well heading into post-season tournament play Lady Warriors bring home the Gold with perfect 13-0 finish in SHAC Western Brown Junior High wrestling team wraps up successful season Rockets fall victim to ‘Pack’ attack Broncos suffer heartbreaking loss to Mentor Lake Catholic in state quarterfinals Adult Education Center coming to county ‘Senior Playground’ moving forward at Georgetown park Brown County 4-H kicks off another year Eastern Middle School celebrates “Kindness Week” Billie L Shoemaker

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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