The Brown County Juvenile Court recently assigned juveniles who received community service to the Brown County Animal Shelter. While at the shelter, the juveniles pulled weeds, mulched and washed the building. Shelter employees appreciated the work and the “job-well-done” around the building, stated a spokesperson.
Brown WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, applauded passage of a Senate resolution he cosponsored that proclaims 2022 as the bicentennial year for the celebration of the birth of President Ulysses S. Grant, a southwest Ohio native born in Point Pleasant on April 27, 1822 and raised in Georgetown. The resolution also designates […]
Joyce Greene, of Nicholasville, Ky., and daughter Mary, of Jessamine County, Ky., visited with Bill Greene, Chester Greene of Georgetown and Callie Sue Bonta of Salt Lick, Ky., recently at the home farm in Salt Lick, Ky.
The Brown County Animal Shelter will host an open house/carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the shelter. The shelter is located 100 Veterans Way, Georgetown. There will be a one-day-only special adoption rate of $25, plus $25 microchipping available while supply lasts. There will be a pet costume contest to […]
The Ohio Rural Heritage Association announces the first Queen Pageant, which will be held Friday, Aug. 21, on the main stage following the parade. Contestants must be between 16 and 19. All girls must be enrolled in either post-secondary courses or enrolled full time in a local community college or university. Candidates will also ride […]
Jordan Dawson received the Donna Mae Berry Wernz Foundation scholarship during the Eastern Local School District Awards Program held on May 20, at Eastern Local High School. Dawson received the $3,000 award in recognition of her achievements, and to assist her in pursuit of further academic studies. She will attend Northern Kentucky University to pursue […]
Southern State Community College President Dr. Kevin Boys, right, talks with Brown County Commissioner Daryll Gray, center, and Gray’s wife, Sandy, Wednesday evening during the Brown County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours held at the college’s Mt. Orab campus. One way Southern State is celebrating its 40-year anniversary is by sponsoring the After Hours […]
Ripley Village Council met in regular session on June 29 at the Ripley Community Building. Ripley Administrator Pete Renshaw RIPLEY — After weeks of deliberations, Ripley’s village council has selected its new solicitor. In a close 3-2 vote, members of council appointed Thomas Mayes of McConn and Cutrell to be the village’s new solicitor, with […]
Louella Prine, 80, of Mt. Orab, died Tuesday, June 17, 2015. Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, June 20, at Bible Baptist Church in Mt. Orab. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home serving the family.
Terry Hanson, right, and Betty Kirkpatrick. Postmaster Terry Hanson presented Betty Kirkpatrick, PTF clerk, with a certificate as she celebrated 45 years as a postal worker for Hamersville Post Office and the USPS on Saturday, June 13. When she started her postal career in 1970, the cost of a first class stamp was six cents