Rita Tarvin Rocket win streak reaches five G-Men ascend to 4-0 in SBAAC National Division with win at Williamsburg Jays soar to 3-1 with win at North Adams Young Lady Jays improving as season progresses Mary J Yockey Callie J Maynard Windle Blanton Daisy D Nevels RULH HS students visit Jungle Jims Aberdeen Council has busy end of the year River Village Christmas celebration begins SR 41 now open Gast’s three-point shower drowns the Tigers Lady Rockets capture wins over Ripley, Batavia Keplinger signs with Shawnee State Warriors down the Devils, fall to the Greyhounds Broncos edge out Williamsburg, 53-50 Carol S Newman John E Short RULH Elementary names ‘Go Green’ Students RE/MAX Local Experts opens in Williamsburg RULH wraps up ‘No Shave November’ fundraiser Eleven indicted by Brown County Grand Jury Donald C Vance John C Morris Rebecca E Simpson Hot start sets pace for Broncos’ 85-40 win over CNE G-Men get off to 1-1 start Lady Rockets start off season with tough string of road games Basketball Special: 2017-18 Katherine J Wolfe Virginia J Germann Rev Commadora Manning Mona K Kirker Ohio Rural Heritage Association donates to Food Pantry RULH FCCLA attends meeting in D.C. RULH MS students try ‘Tabletop Twitter’ Ripley Village Christmas update Bonita Planck Carol J Wagner Christopher O Richey Sr Five new members to enter WBHS Athletic Hall of Fame Blue Jays ready to soar under Woodward Fischer named to OPSWA All-Ohio First Team of football all-stars High school girls’ hoop action kicks off in Brown County Formation of new joint Fire & EMS District discussed RULH students learn about ‘Global Food’ Personal financial management class at RULH High School Dale G Ferriel John E Slack Nicholas A Arthur Bonnie J Roush Charles E Faul Phyllis A Mills Carl L Watson Marc W Bolce Robert R Moore Robert K King June R Williams William T Ishmael Sr Deborah J Napier High school hoop action begins Fayetteville SAY Girls Wing Soccer Team finishes season among state’s Final Four Devils visit Georgetown for OHSAA Foundation Games Grandfather charged in boy’s death ‘Real Money’ at RULH Middle School Ripley High School celebrates Veterans Day Reward increases for information leading to conviction in Stykes’ murder Ripley Village Christmas update Kenneth M McKinley Vilvens signs with Mount St. Joseph SBAAC awards girls tennis all-stars Layman inducted into Miami University Athletic Hall of Fame SBAAC hands out awards to First Team girls’ soccer all-stars John D Marks Aberdeen Police Department receives ‘Shop With a Cop’ donation Benefit to take place Nov. 17 for Grace Copple St. Michael students take part in Community Soup Supper Voters return Worley to the bench Ruby A Ratliff Donna J Moore Stella M Glasscock Ellen L Gelter Alverda T Guillermin Justin N Beach EHS dedicates ‘Kiser Court’ SBAAC awards First Team football all-stars, winning teams Sizer earns SBAAC American Division Volleyball Player of Year honors for 3rd straight year Broncos to host Blue Jays for OHSAA ‘Jimmy Young’ Foundation Game, Nov. 17 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

Community briefs

Southern Hills JVSD to meet

The Southern Hills JVSD Board of Education will meet in regular session 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, in the board office located 9231 Hamer Road, in Georgetown.

Dusty Faul Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner will be held as a fundraiser for the Dusty Faul family on Saturday, Aug. 1. Dinner will include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, drink, and dessert. The cost for the meal is $8.

Doors will open 11 a.m. The fundraiser will include a quarter auction and split the pot raffle.

The event will take place in the Decatur Community Center.

Farm Bureau Family Event

The Brown County Farm Bureau will host the Farm Bureau Family Event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1. The event will be held at the fairgrounds in the carpeted room on the east side of the Administration Building. This is the room beside the farm bureau office.

Vendor set-up time is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 31.

Open Arms Always to hold meeting

Open Arms Always, a veterans support group, will meet 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Mt. Orab La Rosa’s. The public is welcome to attend.

For more information call 937-515-9543, visit the facebook page or visit the website at www.openarmsalways.com.

86th annual Myers Reunion planned

The 86th annual Myers Reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Eagles Lodge in Georgetown. This event celebrates the legacy of Charles and Anna Mary Whitson Myers and their 12 children. A picnic lunch will be shared at 1 p.m. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

St. Mary’s Festival

St Mary’s Festival in Arnheim will take place Sunday, Aug 2 . Indoor dining begins at noon and features chicken and roast beef dinners . Dinners run from noon to 4 p.m., outside festival activities conclude 6 p.m. Homemade ice cream will be available and games of chance. Dinner cost for adults is $10 and youth $4.

RULH BOE special meeting

RULH Board of Education will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 in the administration office (enter back of the elementary school) to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or officials, finance and budgeting and any other business that may come before the board.

Benefit yard and bake sale

A benefit yard and bake sale will be held for the family of Pastor Duke Franklin, who died unexpectedly in June.

The sale will be held beginning 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8, at New Life Church of God, located on E. Main Street, in Hamersville.

Those with items to donate or who would like to donate baked goods should call Peggy at 937-213-3848.

St. Mary Church to host pig roast

The St. Mary Church Pig Roast will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the church. The church is located 3398 state Route 125, in Bethel.

On the menu will be barbecue pulled pork and chicken, farm fresh corn, sides, dessert and beverage.

Presale tickets are adult $7, child $3. Tickets sold at door are adult $9, child $4 (5-10), Children 4 and under eat free.

Call the church office at 513-734-4041 regarding tickets or for more information.

Young Reunion set

The Young Family Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Clinton Highland Joint Fire District, located 676 West Street, in New Vienna. Doors open 11:30 a.m., the family will eat at 1 p.m.

Those who attend are asked to bring a covered dish and your own silverware and plates.

There will be a balloon dart board, cornhole and door prizes to be awarded.

Everyone is asked to pass reunion information to all family members.

Catholic Rural Life to meet

Catholic Rural Life of the St. Martin Deanery will hold a regular meeting 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13.

The first 45 minutes will be devoted to a special presentation: “Hunger in Ohio or Food for All” by Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio. Learn how to make a difference in the community and be a voice for the poor.

The meeting is open to all and will be held at St. Mary’s church hall in Arnheim. For directions or more information, call Pat Hornschemeier at 937-378-4769 (day) or 937-378-4560 (evening).

Western Brown Class of 190 reunion planned

The Western Brown Class of 1990 will be celebrating the 25th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 15. It will be held at at the pavilion at Lake Waynoka Campgrounds.

Adult dinner 6 p.m., group picture 7 p.m. Meat will be provided, those who attend are asked to bring a covered dish. This is a BYOB event. The pavilion is reserved from 10 a.m.-midnight.

For those who want to camp the price is $6.25 for traditional campers and tents and $8.25 for full hook-up.

The beach and fishing areas are around the corner and are free and the recreation center is available (pool, gym, hot tub) for $7 a day for non-members.

There is a corn hole tournament the same day in the field next to the pavilion. There are tennis courts and a softball field. There will be music.

Visit online at www.lakewaynoka.com for more information on Lake Waynoka .

Those with any questions, contact via the reunion Facebook page under “Western Brown Class of 1990 25th Reunion.”

Manchester Fire Department Horse Show

The 22nd annual Manchester Fire Department horse show will be held starting 4 p.m. Aug. 15, at the old baseball field, in Manchester.

There will be 32 classes total.

For more information, call Penny at 937-217-8744.

Ohio Rural Heritage Festival Baby Show and Little Mister and Miss

The Ohio Rural Heritage Association Baby Show and little Mister and Miss contest will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, on Front Street. Registration will begin 8 a.m. The show will begin 9 a.m.

There will be boy and girl age divisions, birth to four years old. Little Mister and Miss Contest is for boys and girls four to six years old. There will also be Best of Show classes including Best Heritage Attire.

For more details, contact Amy at 513-646-6130.

Ohio Rural Heritage Quilt Show

The Ohio Rural Heritage Festival is hosting a quilt show from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22.

It will be held at the Union Township Library Meeting Room. Admission is free and the meeting room is handicap accessible.

The quilts will not be judged, however, each person may vote on their favorite quilt. Chairperson for this event is Judith L. Gray.

To exhibit a quilt, contact Gray at 937-392-0245; visit her shop at 111 N. Second St. in Ripley; or contact her by email at jlgray39@yahoo.com.

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