News Democrat- RSS Feed Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:07:20 EST 1800 How Your Maryland Ancestors chose to settle here A geneology program, entitled “Appalachian Trails: How Your Maryland Ancestors chose to settle in KY and OH” will be presented by Carrie Eldridge. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:16:31 EST Ripley Cattlemen successful in Best of the Buckeye MARYSVILLE — The Ohio Cattlemen's Association hosted the Best of the Buckeye show at the Ohio Beef Expo on Sunday, March 22, during the junior show. The Best of the Buckeye program is coordinated by OCA and held in conjunction with the... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:11:33 EST Garlic mustard – another big bully! As you walk the woods looking for wildflowers you might notice a “lovely” white blooming plant whose crushed leaves smell like garlic. Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a cool season, herbaceous, biennial herb in the mustard family... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:41:36 EST Backyard composting workshop planned Gear up for your gardening projects this spring. The Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer a Backyard Composting workshop for Brown County residents. The workshop will take place 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, from at the Adams... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:41:33 EST Healthcare Provider CPR classes offered at SHCTC Healthcare Provider CPR class will be offered at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center. Learn how to perform CPR at the level necessary for hospital, nursing home and EMS employees following the American Heart Association guidelines. The class... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:36:34 EST Marriages Mark Preston Sanders, 29, Mt. Orab, material handler and Trista Nicole Whyte, 21, Mt. Orab, activities aideDana James Vogel, 25, Mt. Orab, drywall and Ashley Michelle Waits, 28, Mt. Orab, cashier Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:51:32 EST Commissioner’s journal The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session April 15 with the following members present: Daryll Gray, President; Tony Applegate, Member; Barry Woodruff, Member Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:41:32 EST US 62 construction work continues in Maysville MAYSVILLE, Ky. — Upgrades along a second section of US 62 at Maysville the week of April 27 will mean a three-week detour for out-of-town traffic. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:16:33 EST School menus Georgetown Elementary SchoolBreakfast Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:56:32 EST 2014 Farm Bill and livestock losses need reported Back in December and early February there were six Farm Bill meetings, following the two Farm Bill Dairy meetings in November, in the three counties. I was there for all eight of these, but somehow I missed this. There are provisions in the 2014 Farm... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:26:34 EST ROAD REPORT For the week ending May 2, the following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring lane restrictions and/or closures along the state and federal highway system within ODOT District 9. For statewide... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:21:32 EST Getting satisfaction from gardening and plants The essence of life is feeding your family and yourself. I challenge you to come up with a higher priority or purpose. It makes me wonder why so many people rush through their mealtimes without even tasting their food. An even bigger concern is the... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:16:36 EST Gloria’s motherhood musings; serves up meatball sub casserole;-serves-up-meatball-sub-casserole By Gloria YoderHello from flat rock Illinois. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:46:33 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the The News Democrat's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:25:13 EST McNutt pleads guilty By Daniel Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:32:08 EST Winkler walk-off seals win for G-Men By Jacob MillerContributing Writer Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:32:05 EST Eastern rests hopes on Purdy By Daniel Karelldkarell@civitasmedia.comMACON — The Eastern Lady Warriors are off to yet another strong start to the season, but this year more than in the recent past, the team is thinking big. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:32:02 EST Broncos win track meet The Western Brown Broncos boys and girls track teams came out winners in the Western Brown Invitational on a windy Tuesday, April 21, at Western Brown High School. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:59 EST Utility truck stolen from Wilmington Highland County Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports that on April 22, 2015 the Clinton County Sheriff's Office, the Wilmington Police Department and the Ohio State Patrol were involved in a pursuit with a utility truck which had been reported stolen... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:41:34 EST Patrol OVI Checkpoint in Brown County Friday, April 24 GEORGETOWN - The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced Thursday, April 23 that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Brown County Friday evening. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:06:32 EST