Ethelene Bartlett Prather, 95, of Maysville and formerly of Feesburg and Higginsport, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Prather was born in Chilo, March 2, 1920 daughter of the late William “Mack” & Nellie Wigglesworth Bartlett. She was anticipating celebrating her 96th birthday and the wedding of her grandson Chris […]
Betty Jo Donohew Lee82 of Felicity, died Thursday, Jan7, 2016 at her residence. Visitation and funeral services were held Monday, Jan 11 at Felicity Christian Church. Burial will follow in Felicity Cemetery. The E.C.Nurre Funeral Home serving the family.
Frank William Drees, 82, of Sardinia, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 at University Hospital in Cincinnati. Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 30, at Beam-Fender Funeral Home, in Sardinia. Burial was in Sardinia Cemetery.
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The John Rankin House Historic Site sits on a hill overlooking the village of Ripley, the Ohio River and the state of Kentucky. The house was the home of the famed Underground Railroad conductor, Rev. John Rankin. He and his family aided approximately 2,000 fugitive slaves during a 40-year period. Rev. Rankin, a Tennessean by […]
The Parker House in Ripley, Ohio is an Underground Railroad site. It has been awarded the status of a National Historic Landmark which is the highest award given by the National Park Service to historic sites. It is the former home of John P. Parker, who was born a slave, bought his own freedom and […]
America’s Historian and Civil War scholar Edwin C. Bearss will present “U.S. Grant, Cadet to General” at the Gaslight Theater on the corner of S. Main and State Streets, Georgetown, Ohio, on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. The lecture is sponsored by the U.S. Grant Homestead Association, an organization which celebrates the life, […]
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Brandon W. Benjamin, 16, of Bethel, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Visitation and funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 14, at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, in Bethel. Burial was in Tate Township Cemetery.