News Democrat- RSS Feed http://newsdemocrat.com/ http://newsdemocrat.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:35:35 EST 1800 Georgetown approves solid waste plan http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/150331835/Georgetown-approves-solid-waste-plan GEORGETOWN — Without much debate, the Georgetown Village Council passed a resolution in favor of the latest Brown County Solid Waste Plan. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:12:07 EST Eastern School Board approves Italy trip for 2016 http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/150329535/Eastern-School-Board-approves-Italy-trip-for-2016 MACON —The Eastern Local Schools Board of Education met in session on Oct. 21, with the meeting lasting nearly two hours in length as a number of topics were discussed. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:41:14 EST O’Connor challenges Hall in election http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news-politics/150134994/OConnor-challenges-Hall-in-election Editor's note: This story is being repeated from Thursday's newspaper because of an error. Please read today's corrected version. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:11:11 EST Mother: Steddom has passion for the court http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150296109/Mother:-Steddom-has-passion-for-the-court To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:34:14 EST Steddom has what it takes for judge http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150295929/Steddom-has-what-it-takes-for-judge To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:21:11 EST United Way getting more kids ready for Kindergarten http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150295733/United-Way-getting-more-kids-ready-for-Kindergarten With the approval of $73,768 for kindergarten readiness initiatives in Brown and Clermont counties, United Way of Greater Cincinnati is paving the way for increased efforts to ensure children enter kindergarten ready to learn – and... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:11:10 EST Volunteers bring smiles to Peru http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150295517/Volunteers-bring-smiles-to-Peru Though a real estate agent the last 12 years, 52-year-old Kim Hammes of Le Sueur, Minn., used to be employed as a court-appointed guardian for vulnerable adults, including seniors with disabilities and group home residents with... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:29 EST Julie D. Steddom works hard as advocate in court http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150295095/Julie-D.-Steddom-works-hard-as-advocate-in-court To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:38:07 EST Steddom is the easy choice http://newsdemocrat.com/news/letters-opinion/150316523/Steddom-is-the-easy-choice To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:38:05 EST Supports Steddom for judge http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150315851/Supports-Steddom-for-judge To the editor:Brown County Voters, the time is soon to cast your votes.You are of age, you are educated, you have met the candidates, you have listened, and you have read letters and articles. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:16:07 EST Steddom has Brown County in mind http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150315756/Steddom-has-Brown-County-in-mind To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:11:04 EST Supports Steddom for judge http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/150315556/Supports-Steddom-for-judge To the editor: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:05:04 EST Georgetown plans for Christmas Parade http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150333126/Georgetown-plans-for-Christmas-Parade The fifth annual Georgetown Christmas Parade will take place 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. It will begin at the Georgetown High School parking lot, proceed down Main Street to Fourth Street and into the fairgrounds. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:02:10 EST Yard waste disposal offered at center http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150315322/Yard-waste-disposal-offered-at-center Adams Brown Recycling, in cooperation with the Brown County Solid Waste Authority and ABCAP, has recently opened a new yard waste facility next to Adams Brown Recycling in Georgetown. The Yard Waste Facility is open to all Brown County rural and... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:09 EST O’Connor challenges Hall in election http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/150362826/OConnor-challenges-Hall-in-election GEORGETOWN — Stephanie O'Connor needed 50 write-in votes from Democrats in the May 6 primary in order for her to face off against Republican Jill Hall in the November election for Brown County Auditor. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:42:06 EST OVM Home Health caring for generations of families http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150314720/OVM-Home-Health-caring-for-generations-of-families RIPLEY - It has been said, if you don't have your health, nothing else matters. William Germann Sr. and his son, William Germann Jr., will be the first to agree with that statement. Both men were very ill with heart issues. William Jr. had... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:36:12 EST Digging in the fall dirt http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural/150314518/Digging-in-the-fall-dirt One more bag of daffodil bulbs needs to be planted and today is the perfect day! Temps are supposed to reach 80 degrees today and rain is headed back in tomorrow. I have a list of things that I would like to accomplish today, but we'll see if... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:28:08 EST Ripley River Village Christmas Baby Show set http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150313713/Ripley-River-Village-Christmas-Baby-Show-set Ripley River Village Christmas Baby Show will take place 11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 13 at the Ripley Church of the Nazarene. There are categories for everyone. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:48:07 EST Gloria serves up ‘Favorite Coffeecake’ http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/150330584/Gloria-serves-up-Favorite-Coffeecake Dear Friends, Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:16 EST FFA State Secretary visits http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news-news_education/150330379/FFA-State-Secretary-visits FFA state secretary Natalie Miller, made a chapter visit to the Eastern Brown FFA Chapter on Friday, Oct. 17. Miller spent the entire day at Eastern working with each class and teaching them leadership skills by doing activities. For one class she... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:18:11 EST