News Democrat- RSS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:58:37 EST 1800 Steddom addresses county Democrats The highlight of the Brown County Central Committee Fall Dinner was the standing ovation that non-partisan candidate for Juvenile/Probate Judge Julie Steddom received after being introduced. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:56:18 EST John Kasich: Completing the mission John Kasich says this is it. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:07:16 EST Ed FitzGerald: Why Ohio needs a change Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:54:12 EST Dairy MPP presented to local farmers The Ohio State University Extension Office of Adams County and the Farm Service Agency teamed up to present the new Dairy Margin Protection Program to area dairy farmers at the West Union Frisch's Big Boy on Thursday, Oct. 16. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:45:16 EST Fatal shooting reported near Fayetteville A fatal shooting has been reported near Fayetteville on Baker Road. Brown County Sheriff Deputies are on the scene as well as the Brown County Coroner. No other details are available at this time. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:15:18 EST Mt. Orab purchase 3,000 gallon fire tanker In about a year's time, the Mt. Orab Fire Department will welcome a new fire tanker to the force. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:40:14 EST Singers needed for River Village Christmas That's right: If you're the kind of person who loves holiday music and can't wait to start singing Christmas carols, organizers of Ripley's River Village Christmas Concert are looking for you. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:34:21 EST Lady Broncos end season with 2 losses AMELIA - With a league title up for grabs and a guaranteed finish of a tie for first at worst, the Lady Broncos traveled to Amelia High School Thursday night to take on the Lady Barons for their senior night. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:14:15 EST RULH Middle School volleyball visits OSU COLUMBUS - The RULH Middle School volleyball team made the trip to Columbus to get a first hand look at what a Big Ten college volleyball match looks like as The Ohio State University took on Northwestern on Oct. 11. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:49:20 EST Eastern blanks Fairfield 4-0 in open round tilt MACON - In a survive and go home match-up, the Warriors of Eastern faced off with the Fairfield Lions on Monday, Oct. 13, in sectional action. In the previous matches the Warriors out scored the Lions 14-1 and added to that total with a 4-0 win at... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:37:22 EST River Sweep Poster Contest open The River Sweep 2015 annual Poster Contest is officially open and accepting entries. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:29:15 EST Sardinia run/walk canceled, but other events go on The Sardinia Historical Society will be selling 2015 Historical Calendars and T-shirts after their meeting from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Monday Oct. 20. Anyone interested in purchasing these items may come to the meeting location, The Perk's in... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:09:09 EST Trick or Treat times announced Several local villages have set times for Halloween Trick or Treat. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:42:13 EST Commissioners Journal The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Oct. 6 with the following members present: Barry Woodruff, President; Daryll Gray, Member; Tony Applegate, Member. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:03:16 EST Common pleas Matthew Nickolas vs. Donald J. Hauke, other civilMidland Funding vs. Bryan Doyle, other civilChrissy Suiter vs. Jonathan Hause, civil stalkingMidland Funding vs. Jerry Staggs, other civil Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:49:16 EST Property transfers Sam Tatman, Jr. and Betty Jean Tatman to Sam Tatman, Jr. and Betty Jean Tatman, 72.41 acres, Byrd Twp., $0Max A. Sales, Jr. to William B. and Tara J. Fisher, 15.76 acres, Byrd Twp., $63,020 Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:05:11 EST No arrests, charges in ‘pot’ case Brown County Courthouse employee Barbie L. McElroy and husband Rick McElroy could face multiple charges after Brown County Sheriff's Office deputies discovered dozens of marijuana plants growing on their nearby property. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:02:13 EST Boat sinking leads to search MAYSVILLE, Ky. - Bryant Mayhugh, of Russellville, has been charged with second degree disorderly conduct after a boat sinking incident which happened Sunday, Oct. 12, near Maysville. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:50:18 EST Georgian helps with dementia mentors This wasn't how Robert Bowles of Thomaston, Ga., wanted to spend his retirement years. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:39:16 EST (No heading) Seniors Christian Dawson and Elecia Delgado were named Homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Western Brown football game against New Richmond. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:34:07 EST