Practices get underway for fall sports Jays soon to begin quest for SHAC title Western Brown to hold Meet the Teams Night and OHSAA parent meeting Aug. 8 Norville F Hardyman Carol J Tracy James Witt Ripley officer receives commendation for quick action Bicentennial at Ripley First Presbyterian RULH welcomes new school principals Aberdeen’s Police Dept. continues to grow Mary F McElroy Broncos out to defend SBAAC American Division soccer title Bronco 5K to take place Aug. 5 EHS volleyball team ready for new season Michael C Cooper Raymond Mays Harry E Smittle Jr Mary A Flaugher Western Brown’s Leto excels in Australia Rockets ready for 1st season in SBAAC Paddling, hiking activities available at Ohio State Parks SB Warriors get set to hit gridiron for 2nd year of varsity football Scotty W Johnson Glenna V Moertle Rickey L Hoffer Ruth E Ward David A Watson Janet L Dotson Vilvie S King Steven C Utter Cropper joins Fallis at Bethel-Tate Local kids find success in world of martial arts 13th annual Bronco 5K Run and Fitness Walk set for Aug. 5 Teams compete in memory of Randy Fulton Mike W Smith Roger Helton David A Borders Timothy E Argenbright Joseph W Sherrill Frances K Pedigo Water distribution plans for Ripley move forward Historic Trapp and Wilson building sold RULH graduate wins HFR Scholarship Blanche Malblanc Pauline L Kirk Over 70 take part in 11th Joe Myers 5K Classic Lions Club 4th of July Festival brings outdoor fun to Ripley ODNR reminds visitors to swim safe this summer Changes in high school track and field/cross country rules include school issued and approved uniforms Betty L Philpott Judy B Williams Billie J Russell Remembering Ravye 25 attend volleyball camp in Fayetteville Western Brown hosts Pee Wee Football Camp Eugene L Baumann RULH selects Wilkins as new superintendent Corps of Engineer to study erosion issue in Ripley More funds available through Revolving Loans Jack Hamilton Charles L Glover Maxine M Stires Western Brown youth basketball camps a success Leto to represent Team USA in Australia Broncos hard at work in preparation for fall season Eastern approves bowling team Phyllis Ruth Lois A Manley Eddie L Carr Thomas L Carnahan Cameron Barkley Walter J McGee Gary J Graham George D Johnson Walter F Crawford Jr Charles E Meranda Jr Historic home in Ripley is sold following renovations Hyde finds home at Midway Youngsters work to improve on hoop skills at Eastern basketball camps Sizer named All-District Honorable Mention Western Brown’s Barnes earns All-State, All-District honors Local players compete in SWOFCA Ron Woyan East/West All-Star Game 6th annual Ravye Williams Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for June 24 Clarence E Teal Rosie B Poe Monard C Boots James P Conrad James T Dinser Scott J Swearingen Eastern’s Farris earns award for top 2-point field percentage in Ohio Georgetown’s Seigla earns All-District honors OHSAA announces 2017 football regions and playoffs format Western Brown volleyball camps a success with over 100 in attendance Rigdon finishes high school running career with 10th place finish at state track and field championship meet Grace E Fite Students speak out in support of Skinner Ripley Council to pay half the cost for Air Evac services John McGee Timmy Burson Patricia A London

ODOT road report

DISTRICTWIDE

A striping project is under way, and crews will be applying pavement markings on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A guardrail replacement is under way and crews will be installing guardrail on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals and flaggers when crews are at work.

A herbicidal spraying project is under way on various routes throughout the district, and traffic is being maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A raised pavement marker project is under way, and crews will be installing RPMs on various routes throughout the district as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained on affected routes in one lane with the use of flaggers and arrow boards.

ADAMS COUNTY

State Route 125 is reduced to one lane between Frank Young and Satterfield roads, approximately 1.5 miles west of S.R. 348, for a slip repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

MONDAY, JUNE 22: S.R. 41 will be closed at the 5.12-mile marker and its junction with C.R. 3 (Clayton Pike) for up to 45 days for a culvert replacement project. Once this project has been completed, operations will move to the 5.89-mile marker, immediately north of C.R. 19 (Suck Run Road), for a culvert replacement project at this location, and the route will remain closed for an additional 45 days. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 136.

BROWN COUNTY

TUESDAY, JUNE 23: S.R. 505 will be closed just north of C.R. 59 (Love Road) for a single-day culvert replacement project. The closure is scheduled to be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 221 at Higginsport to S.R. 125.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JUNE 24 and 25: S.R. 505 will be closed at the 0.79 and the 0.89-mile markers, just north of U.S. 52 at Higginsport for two, single-day culvert replacement projects. The route will be closed from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with it open to evening and overnight travel. Motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52, S.R. 221, S.R. 125 and S.R. 756/505.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 62, and crews will be paving the route between its junction with U.S. 68 to the northern corporation limit of Russellville. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers, and all work is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

State Route 763 is closed at the 11.92-mile marker, between S.R. 353 and T.R. 221 (W. Fork Road), for a culvert replacement project. Throughout construction, traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 41 and S.R. 125 in Adams County. All work is scheduled to be completed by mid-summer.

A culvert repair project is under way on S.R. 41, where crews are installing liner in two culverts located approximately one mile north of U.S. 52 at Aberdeen. Throughout the project, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. The project is scheduled to be completed in early summer.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 68 and U.S. 52. Crews will be paving U.S. 52 from the western corporation limit of Higginsport to just east of T.R. 255 (Pisgah Hill Road) and between Main and Hanover streets in Ripley. Crews will also be paving U.S. 68 from U.S. 50 to the Brown-Clermont County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers when crews are at work. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-summer.

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