Deer damage is a special concern during fall and winter, starting in September. The first problem is “buck rubs” during the fall rut season. Bucks can't resist sapling trees and will shred them as part of their mating ritual. Later...
Several Brown County teachers were honored at the Brown County In-Service held at Western Brown High School on Aug. 18.
GEORGETOWN — Tammy Montgomery isn't your average farmer.
GEORGETOWN — The Brown County Farm Bureau hosted their annual meeting on Monday, Aug. 18, in a packed cafeteria at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center.
Southern State Community College held a dedication ceremony Wednesday for its new Mt. Orab campus, with the school's president calling the facility a part of “fulfilling Southern State's mission and vision.”
I was talking to a neighbor and he has chickens and two roosters. One of the roosters and one hen are always together. The other rooster jumped on a “lady.” The rooster with the hen flogged the one that jumped on her real good. Now the...
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Thirty-six members attended the Brown County Senior Citizens meeting Wednesday, July 23.
The case against Annette Applegate and the Aberdeen Mobile Home Park is moving forward.
Have you planted hardy mums that never came back the next year? One secret to success is to buy them before they bloom and plant them right away. The sooner you plant mums the happier they'll be. Mums that are trapped in a small pot for too...
The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation has announced that they are offering two grants this year - one for agricultural entrepreneurs and one for students.
GEORGETOWN — Georgetown Village Council approved two resolutions and said good-bye to their administrator of two years at their most recent meeting.
Youth returning to high school for the 2014 – 2015 school year had their last day of employment Friday, August 8, 2014. The summer ended with an Enrichment Retreat at Logan's Gap in Ripley, Ohio where youth enjoyed lunch, games and a guest...
Jaden Royal, a recent graduate of Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington High School, was chosen by the Ripley Alumni Association to receive the Self-Reliant Award donated by Ripley Federal Savings Bank.
Brown County Safe Communities held its kickoff of the nationwide campaign of “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Saturday, Aug.9 at the Mt. Orab Music in the Park.
The Ohio History Connection reports that the completely restored home of abolitionist Reverend John Rankin will open on Saturday, August 23, after a six-year, $1 million-plus restoration effort to restore the home to the appearance circa...
The Aberdeen Concert in the Park will be held 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at the old Gretna Green Pavilion, located on High Street, in Aberdeen Park. Seating is limited; bring a lawn chair.
GEORGETOWN — Brown County Rural Water Association's attempt to file an injunction against Annette Applegate has been pushed back one month.
Freedom in the Rock Church, located 3187 South Bantam Road, in Bethel, will hold revivals beginning Aug. 29.Revivals will be held 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday.Special pastors are scheduled to preach nightly.
The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities regular meeting will be held 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27. The meeting will be held at 208 E. Grant Street, in Georgetown.Meetings are open to the public.
The office of The News Democrat and The Ripley Bee will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of Labor Day.
More than $13,000 was raised Saturday, Aug. 16 benefiting the Brian Grant Foundation to raise awareness of Parkinson's disease.
Sympathies to the family of Alline Himes who passed away recently. Ms. Himes just celebrated her 91st birthday. I was glad I got a chance to visit with her recently while at her granddaughter Samantha's graduation party. She knew her time was...
The postal town meeting for Decatur has been set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 in the gym of the Decatur Community Center, located on state Route 125.
The Gelter/West reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 31. Those who attend should bring dinnerware, a covered dish and any pictures to share with the group.Serving begins 1 p.m. in the annex of the Macon Church of Christ.
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