News Democrat- RSS Feed http://newsdemocrat.com/ http://newsdemocrat.com/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:14:13 EST 1800 Possible tornado near Hillsboro Sunday http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50085385/Possible-tornado-near-Hillsboro-Sunday What was confirmed Monday afternoon to be a small tornado ripped through a portion of Highland County on Sunday evening, leaving a path of fallen trees and damaged structures. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Racial issue investigated http://newsdemocrat.com/news/sports/50086769/Racial-issue-investigated MT. ORAB - Former Western Brown student Eli Fulton was not “offended,” but rather felt “excluded” because of allegedly racist comments he heard as a student at Western Brown High School. That was the conclusion of education... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Taking entries to the Clermont County Fair http://newsdemocrat.com/news/community-opinion_columns/50045795/Taking-entries-to-the-Clermont-County-Fair Howdy Folks; Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dugan, Tapp convicted http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50054898/Dugan-Tapp-convicted Two former Brown County employees have been convicted of crimes, with one already sentenced to spend time in prison. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New sign to light old Decatur School http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50059793/New-sign-to-light-old-Decatur-School When you are 79 years old you can pretty much do what you want. Or, maybe we should rephrase that, you can do things when you feel like it. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Adamsons file appeal http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/50060873/Adamsons-file-appeal Steven and Rebecca Adamson are taking their fight against the Brown County Coroner to the next level. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The News Democrat print edition has new look http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/50074821/The-News-Democrat-print-edition-has-new-look The print edition of The News Democrat now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tull, McGuffy to wed http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/50016159/Tull-McGuffy-to-wed Gary and Gabby Tull, of Georgetown, announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Tull, to Travis McGuffy, son of Missy and Tim Gray and Jeff and Tina McGuffy, all of Georgetown. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Trying to keep Ohio businesses competitive in a global economy http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion-othercommentary/50011696/Trying-to-keep-Ohio-businesses-competitive-in-a-global-economy For small and mid-sized businesses, securing the private financing needed to export their products can be difficult. To assist these companies, and allow them to expand and create jobs in the United States, the federal Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank)... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Benefit planned for Fizer http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/50006238/Benefit-planned-for-Fizer A Cancer Benefit is being planned, July 26, for Terry Fizer, MSG Army Retired after serving over 20 years in the military, of Georgetown, formerly of Adams County. Fizer was diagnosed with Lung Cancer in November 2013. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Clayburn died from gunshots http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50032789/Clayburn-died-from-gunshots HAMERSVILLE — Albert Robert Clayburn died of multiple gunshot wounds as he attempted to flee Hamersville Police, according to the opinion of Forensic Pathologist and Montgomery County Deputy Coroner Russell L. Uptegrove. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RULH levy campaign begins http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50006381/RULH-levy-campaign-begins As was to be expected, there have been many changes within the Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington School District since the levy did not pass in May. Much on the agenda at last Wednesday's board of education meeting focused on approving the... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Don’t let back-to-school tasks sneak up on you http://newsdemocrat.com/news/Op-Ed-opinion/50010573/Dont-let-back-to-school-tasks-sneak-up-on-you Parents, if this is your first time at the back-to-school rodeo, let me share a few lessons my wife and I have learned the hard way. Chances are you'll be spending the next few weeks filling out piles of pre-enrollment paperwork, lining up... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local binge drinking similar to national average, lower than Cincinnati region http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/50016312/Local-binge-drinking-similar-to-national-average-lower-than-Cincinnati-region Binge drinking in Adams, Brown, Clermont, and Highland counties is reportedly lower than the Tri-state region as a whole, but close to the national average, according to new information released by the Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamersvillel School Honor Roll announced http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_education/50012257/Hamersvillel-School-Honor-Roll-announced Hamersville School Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks has been announced. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Willaimsburg Garden Club to meet http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/50011993/Willaimsburg-Garden-Club-to-meet The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet for a pot luck picnic 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the home of members Sherri and Kristin Kissinger. Club members may invite a guest. The program will be a planning session for the 2014/2015 calendar year. The... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Geneological Society facts on the Bratten family http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/50025790/Geneological-Society-facts-on-the-Bratten-family According to tradition, the Brattens came to America from Northern Ireland, spelling the family name, “O'Bratten,” Later, the “O” was dropped and some branches of the family spelled the name, “Bratten” while... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SW Regional Medical Center to host Community Blood Drive http://newsdemocrat.com/news/announcements/50034154/SW-Regional-Medical-Center-to-host-Community-Blood-Drive Southwest Regional Medical Center has partnered with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7. The Blood Drive will take place in the Lower Level Community Education Room,... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Concessions from a rice farmer http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion-othercommentary/50012139/Concessions-from-a-rice-farmer The plan was a simple one. After the float bed was done floating the seed trays, add a layer of dirt to the water, broad cast rice seeds, add goldfish to eat the mosquito larvae, and sit back and watch the rice grow. Well, the rice did grow, and the... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Houser birth announced http://newsdemocrat.com/news/births/50034277/Houser-birth-announced Brendan and Lacey Houser, of Bethel, announce the birth of their third son, Miles Wilson Houser. He was born March 19 at Anderson Mercy Hospital, weighed eight pounds and measured 21 inches long. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST