News Democrat- RSS Feed http://newsdemocrat.com/ http://newsdemocrat.com/ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:04:51 EST 1800 Children’s Theatre produces Christmas play http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/150647286/Childrens-Theatre-produces-Christmas-play Christian Theatre for Children is preparing for their second annual Christmas musical. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:09:09 EST Kiwanis to auction Christmas trees http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150569203/Kiwanis-to-auction-Christmas-trees The Russellville Kiwanis Club is preparing for the second annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree Silent Auction, where the public can bid on decorated Christmas trees. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:20:14 EST Hennig-Meyer wedding http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150585250/Hennig-Meyer-wedding Stephanie Lucik Hennig and Tyler Raymond Meyer were wed June 28 at the Georgetown Church of Christ.She is the daughter of Scott and Sharon Hennig of Georgetown. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:27:10 EST Southern Hills teachers receive state recognition http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150518330/Southern-Hills-teachers-receive-state-recognition American Government teacher Greg Haitz, and English/Government teacher Susan McElroy received recognition from Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel for their outstanding commitment to financial literacy instruction at Southern Hills Career and Technical... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:20:07 EST Commissioners Journal http://newsdemocrat.com/news/publicrecords/150567353/Commissioners-Journal The Brown County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Nov. 10 with the following members present: Barry Woodruff, President; Daryll Gray, Member; Tony Applegate, Absent. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:04:08 EST Historic Academy gets landscaping facelift http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural/150566808/Historic-Academy-gets-landscaping-facelift We recently had the pleasure of restoring the landscape at the Salem Academy in Ross County. The Salem Academy is a stately Federal-style building with locally quarried limestone walls 18 inches thick. This historic landmark is the focal point of... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:45:09 EST G-Men set to battle in Ohio Valley Hoops Classic http://newsdemocrat.com/news/sports/150598743/G-Men-set-to-battle-in-Ohio-Valley-Hoops-Classic WILMINGTON — The Ohio Valley Hoops Classic is less than a month away, and event organizer Bennie Carroll is getting excited. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:08:07 EST High School hoops brings Christmas joy everyday http://newsdemocrat.com/news/sports/150612474/High-School-hoops-brings-Christmas-joy-everyday It's the time of year when I like to pull out the old classic movie Hoosiers and watch the fictionalized version of a small school in the middle of nowhere beat up on the big school from South Bend. Now, I know almost none of that... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:40:07 EST Georgetown BOE honors students http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150612327/Georgetown-BOE-honors-students GEORGETOWN — The Georgetown Board of Education continued a new tradition in November by honoring students in the elementary school and high school. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:30:06 EST Southern State splits two with PSUGA http://newsdemocrat.com/news/sports/150597886/Southern-State-splits-two-with-PSUGA HILLSBORO - Southern State Community College Men's Basketball team went 1-1 over the Nov. 14 weekend against Penn State Greater Alleghany at the Patriot Center. Both games were very fast and entertaining to the finish. The Patriots won the first... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:26:04 EST Here comes winter weather http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural/150579148/Here-comes-winter-weather This morning's “surprise” was three inches of snow on the deck railing! The snow is still falling and I am getting ready to head outside with my camera for the perfect photo for this year's Christmas letter. The wet snow has... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:24:07 EST Time has gone fast with children http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150578953/Time-has-gone-fast-with-children Hello everyone from our home to yours! It's a very November-ish day: cool, cloudy and gray. It's a perfect day to stay inside and sip on a cup of coffee as I write. I am Dorcas Raber, mother of Gloria Yoder. I will be filling in for her as... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:13:11 EST Principals retiring from Eastern http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news-news_education/150595800/Principals-retiring-from-Eastern There were heavy hearts when Eastern Local Schools Board of Education Treasurer Kevin Kendall announced the retirement of four staff members during Tuesday evening's board of education meeting, including two building principals who have each... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:20:10 EST Menus http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150610021/Menus Schools are not in session Wednesday, Nov. 26, through Friday, Nov. 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.Georgetown School DistrictBreakfast Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:12:08 EST RULH celebrates levy http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150609968/RULH-celebrates-levy The room was filled with of mixed emotions Wednesday evening as the Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington Local Schools Board of Education met. The board and the community celebrated the passing of the general permanent improvement levy, which has been... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:09:11 EST Taking time to make applesauce http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150609842/Taking-time-to-make-applesauce Howdy Folks; Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:02:05 EST Peggy Mills Warner elected state president of OCCL http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150608876/Peggy-Mills-Warner-elected-state-president-of-OCCL Peggy Mills Warner has been elected State President of the Ohio Child Conservation League. The OCCL is a non-profit organization promoting the family and supporting Ohio mothers in their efforts to educate their children. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:31:07 EST Freeman indicted on Aggravated Robbery http://newsdemocrat.com/news/blotter-news/150595985/Freeman-indicted-on-Aggravated-Robbery The Brown County Grand Jury met in Georgetown last week and handed down indictments to 15 individuals, filed on Monday. Among those indicted was Christopher W. Freeman, 27, of Felicity, for his role in an aggravated robbery. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:34:08 EST Community briefs http://newsdemocrat.com/news/announcements/150541718/Community-briefs Kids can run with SantaGet your kids registered to run with Santa. The event will take place 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on the track behind Georgetown High School. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:13 EST Ripley searching for new administrator http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/150616508/Ripley-searching-for-new-administrator Ripley is looking for a new Village Administrator.Although there has been no public announcement of a resignation, the village of Ripley is now accepting resumes for a village administrator. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:29:05 EST