Vern W Kidd Jr Brown County Election Results – 2017 Michael D Hines Raymond W Napier Leslie E Boyle Gary L Barber RULH NHS welcomes new inductees K-9 Units and handlers visit RULH High School EMS members honored for service Road work on Ripley streets to begin Russell K Wolfer SHAC recognizes volleyball all-stars SHAC cross country all-stars take home awards Eastern girls finish runner-up in SHAC golf standings Week 10 football roundup Kathleen J Bright Sister Marjean Clement Veterans Service Office Moves RULH MS students hold first Science Club meeting Bald Eagles spotted 2017 Celebration of Lights being planned Carlos L Beck Georgetown XC teams qualify for regional championship meet Warriors advance to Div. II Regional Meet Lady Rockets reach end to successful volleyball season Week nine football roundup Lady Warriors regional bound Amy J Caudill Bertha Lindsey Bobby S Conley Ripley Council considers insurance changes, will be making repairs on Rankin Hill Road PRC Walk for Life raises $4,600 Mary E Hahn Gary R Cornette Week 8 football roundup Notable soccer season reaches end for G-Men Lady Broncos are SBAAC American Division XC champs SHAC XC title goes to Lady Warriors Arthur Smith Eugene M Jennings Jr Billy R Kilgore Sr Carol D Roberts Thelma L Gray Ripley FFA off to a busy start this year Ripley River Village Christmas adds new events Man found dead in ditch Rev Alvin B Woodruff Jackson L Russell Lady Broncos bring home 11th SBAAC American Division title in 12 years Lady Rockets wrap up regular season Warriors rally for win Broncos make it two in a row Helen L Whalen Veterans saluted at the Brown County Fair Prints available of Eagle Creek Bridge, by local artist Tommy J Stamper Sue Day Broncos move closer to SBAAC American Division title Lady G-Men working hard, showing improvement Sports complex soon to open in Mt. Orab Week 6 football roundup H Ray Warnock Ripley McDonalds robbed overnight Familiar pizzeria in Ripley has new owners Linda Taylor Rene Sizemore-Dahlheimer Eugene Snider Eric Workman Gregory Terry Edith M Moore Eileen Womacks Michael C Jennings Janice K Brunner Cheer squads compete at ‘Little State Fair’ Truck, tractor pulls draw a crowd at Brown County Fair Week 5 football roundup Lady Broncos rise to 11-6 with win over Batavia Broncos buck Clinton-Massie, Goshen James H Boyd Warren A Stanley Jane R Ernst Darrell F Anderson James W Ball Jr June R Paul Robert Kattine Tony W Ratliff Carroll G Boothby Ripley Council addresses roof replacement and paving projects Beasley Farm to remain agricultural forever Janet R Whitt Jacqualine Attinger L Mae Spencer Battle between Broncos, G-Men ends in tie SB Warriors rout Peebles, 60-0 Lady Jays celebrate first victory Lady Rockets on a roll Rockets cruise to 4-0 Broncos celebrate homecoming Sininger wraps up another outstanding regular season of high school golf Joan E Stevens

My heartfelt thanks to all of the people that made the Friends of the Library’s Fish Fry and Silent Auction such a success. The Friends have been anxious to help out with the Annex, and with everyone’s support, they have the means to make a sizable contribution to the project.

Three more weeks of movie madness for the younger audience at the Ripley location on Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. and just over three weeks for reading for fun before school starts. We are still handing out t-shirts to kids that are meeting their goal and our congratulations to all that have filled out their reading logs.

New books and movies are added weekly, often daily. Here’s a small selection of what we added last week and plan to add this week: Fiction with fans include Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs (Bones television series based on Reichs’ books), After the Storm: A Kate Burkholder novel by Linda Castillo—part of the murder mystery series that is set in Painter’s Mill, Ohio, of course the hotly anticipated Go Set a Watchman, the sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Stuart Woods offers Naked Greed and prolific James Patterson’s latest Michael Bennett novel Alert. Non-fiction includes Advanced Bushcraft by Dave Canterbury offering info on survival skills in the wilderness and Do-It-Yourself Herbal Medicine by Sonoma Press editors

In the children’s area, we are seeing new Halloween books arriving, with 5 Little Pumpkins being the latest Pete the Cat book by James Dean, Otter Loves Halloween by Sam Garton as examples. We are also adding more books in the early chapter book level of Accelerated Reading, with the A to Z mysteries, LEGO chapter books and more.

Movies include Robert Duvall’s Wild Horses, Russell Crowe’s Water Diviner, Home, and Heart of the Family (next in the When Calls the Heart series)

New ‘stuff’ always being added, and we encourage you to visit the library to find out more, and we listen to and appreciate suggestions of titles and subjects you, our library users, wish to see in our collection.

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By Alison Gibson

Director, Ripley Public Library

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