Scotty W Johnson Glenna V Moertle Ricky L Hoffer Ruth E Ward David A Watson Janet L Dotson Vilvie S King Steven C Utter Cropper joins Fallis at Bethel-Tate Local kids find success in world of martial arts 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk set for Aug. 5 Teams compete in memory of Randy Fulton Mike W Smith Roger Helton David A Borders Timothy E Argenbright Joseph W Sherrill Frances K Pedigo Cecil N Graham Sawyers charged in sex for heroin plot Group demands changes at ELSD Blanche Malblanc Pauline L Kirk Over 70 take part in 11th Joe Myers 5K Classic Lions Club 4th of July Festival brings outdoor fun to Ripley ODNR reminds visitors to swim safe this summer Changes in high school track and field/cross country rules include school issued and approved uniforms Betty L Philpott Judy B Williams Billie J Russell Remembering Ravye 25 attend volleyball camp in Fayetteville Western Brown hosts Pee Wee Football Camp Eugene L Baumann Kids enjoy a ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event in Mt. Orab New police chief takes over in Fayetteville BC Chamber moving forward on 2017 SummerFest Two killed in wrong way crash in Mt. Orab Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires 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

Scotty W Johnson

Scotty Wayne Johnson, age 43 of Bethel, Ohio, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at Clermont Mercy Hospital in Batavia, Ohio.  He was a welder.  Mr. Johnson was born August 21, 1973 in Lexington, Kentucky the son of James William Johnson of Higginsport, Ohio and the late Scarlet Gail (Hensley) Johnson. Mr. Johnson is survived by his father […]

Glenna V Moertle

Glenna V. Moertle (née Griffith) passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. Born to Aletta (née Redmon) and Charles Griffith on November 1, 1928 in Mt. Orab, OH. She married Charles A. Moertle on September 6, 1949. They have four children, Jeffrey L. Moertle (Robbin) of Deer Park, OH, George E. Moertle (Patty) of Deer Park, […]

Ricky L Hoffer

Rickey Lee Hoffer age 61 of Sardinia, OH, passed away Thursday July 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 9, 1956 in Adams County, OH, the son of the late Orvie and Hazel (Alexander) Hoffer. He retired from Steelcraft. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his step daughter; Kathryn […]

Ruth E Ward

Ruth E. (Haitz)Ward, age 92, of Greenfield, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Hearth & Care Rehabilitation and Nursing of Greenfield where she had been living the past two years. She was with family and friends at the time of her death. She was born on August 6, 1924 in Ripley, Ohio, […]

David A Watson

David Arthur Watson, age 82 of Georgetown, Ohio died Saturday, July 16, 2017 at Morris Nursing Home in Bethel, Ohio. Mr. Watson was a retired laborer and farmer.  He was born May 14, 1935 in Georgetown, Ohio the son of the late Benjamin and Emma (Starks) Watson. Mr. Watson is survived by his wife of […]

Janet L Dotson

Janet Lorraine Dotson age 85 of Winchester, OH passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman. She was born Feb 23, 1932 in Decatur, OH the daughter of the late Rob and Maude (Montgomery) West. She was a LPN nurse, a past member of the Presbyterian Church in […]

Vilvie S King

Vilie Short King, 85, of Aberdeen, departed this life on July 16, 2017. Vilie was married to Fred Short until his passing in 1961. Mrs. King was born on February 21, 1932 in Puchon, Ky. She was the daughter of the late Daniel and Nannie Johnson of Knott County. Mrs. King worked at Town and […]

Steven C Utter

Steven Carl Utter, age 67 of Georgetown, Ohio, died Friday, July 14, 2017 at his residence.  He was a farmer, a member of the Farm Bureau and was baptized in the Presbyterian Church at a young age.  Mr. Utter was born July 7, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio the son of the late Carl and Carolyn (West) Utter. […]

Mike W Smith

Mike W Smith of Amelia, OH passed away July 12, 2017 at the age of 56. He was born to Charles and Phyllis Smith on August 14, 1952. Mike was a loving and devoted father to Crystal Smith of Fayetteville, OH; Shannon Smith of Portsmouth, OH; Brittney Smith of Seaman, OH; and step-son Zach Beyer […]

Roger Helton

Roger Helton of Georgetown, OH passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017. He was born March 20, 1952 to the late George and Violet Helton. Roger was preceded in death by his wife Shelley Helton. Roger was a devoted father to his three children; James (Christine) Helton of Williamsburg, OH; Jamie (David) Parker of Sardinia, OH; […]

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