Irvin E Stiens Myrtle L Lane Ralph L Davidson August J Pace Carl R Brown Phyllis J Beard Lady G-Men complete sweep of Tigers in SBAAC Nat’l Division G-Men pluck Cardinals, 6-4 Warriors climb to 4-1 in SHAC with victory over North Adams Broncos rally in 7th for 5-4 win over Batavia Blue Jays still in search of first win Annual meeting of John P. Parker Historical Society April 23 Boy Scout Eagle project underway at Ripley Library National Arbor Day event set for April 28 Higginsport enforcing speed with camera RULH Alumni dinner to be held on May 20th Joseph G Bennington Rockets fall to 4-1 in SHAC with loss to North Adams Bronco tennis team tops Bethel-Tate, 5-0 Lady G-Men rise to 7-4 with win at Goshen Lady Broncos’ big bats hammer out 11-0 win over Batavia G-Men showing improvement Keith Shouse Diane L Steele August Hensley Louise R Murrell 5th Annual Rick Eagan Memorial 5K Run/Walk coming up in May Birds of Prey Grant Days 2017 attractions John H Young II Sally A Gibson Barbara Burris Mary Ann Napier Martha L Newland Marlene Thompson Patricia A Firrell Kellie J Berry Mt. Orab, Hamersville students take part in ‘Hoops for Heart’ Eastern players take part in District 14 All-Star Games RULH Middle School bans cell phones Ripley Painters Spring Show April 7-9 Lincoln’s Generals to appear at Grant Days Eagle takes new mate Brenda R Harris Ripley Women’s Club announces “My Ohio Hero” essay winners “Chromebook for Every Student” now complete in Ripley Reception honoring Becky Cropper April 2 RULH & G’Town students make anti-drug video Rockets blast past the Blue Jays Georgetown hosts ‘season opener’ track and field invite Lady Rockets cruise to 10-0 win over Ripley Lady Warriors, Lady G-Men split games in season opener double-header Bobby A Reed Harold L Barger Ralph M Gaither Aberdeen passes resolution hoping to halt closing of DP&L coal fired power stations Aberdeen Council to go after delinquent income taxes Ripley’s Tree City, USA committee receives $3,000 grant, prepares for Arbor Day A season to remember G-Men hit the field for first baseball scrimmage Eastern’s Rigdon, Purdy earn AP SE District Div. III honors New blocking, kicking rules address risk minimization in high school football Judy A Schneider James M Darnell Lawanda R Truesdell Paul E Grisham Arrelous R Rowland Dennis E Stivers David M Daniels New 1st Stop has grand opening in Ripley Library to focus on historic floods Students perform at Farm & Family Night In it to win it! Bronco wrestlers end season on successful note Eastern’s Hopkins finishes 5th in long jump at OATCCC State Indoor Track and Field Meet SBAAC awards academic all-stars, winning teams Marvin D Atkin Beverly S Flatt Jessie M Sanders Leroy Deck Sr Jody A Towler Sherman E Young Kenneth C Burton Aberdeen welcomes new fiscal officer Fatal car crash in Adams County Ripley missons group to have fundraiser OVM recognizes retiring asst. admin. Royce K Zimmerman Lady Warriors advance to Elite 8 SBAAC awards boys basketball all-stars SBAAC girls basketball all-stars take home awards SHAC Winter Sports Awards Banquet set for March 12 Altman claims 170-pound district title Sirkka L Buller Arthur C Schneider Lowell G Neal Virginia M Schirmer Connie S Darling Harold L Purdin Lucille Schumacher

Stephen C Foster

Stephen Clifford Foster, 74 years of Winchester, passed away on Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman.

He was born in Winchester on Feb. 10, 1942, the son of the late Clifford and Esther (McCormick) Foster. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Joyce Foster and sister, Donna (Foster) Neu.

Steve is survived by his beloved wife, Sharon Gaffin-Foster; one sister, Katy Foster of Georgetown; three sons, Joseph Foster of Harlingen, Texas, Douglas (Amanda) Foster of Milford and Dale Foster of Cincinnati; and one daughter, Susan (Larry) Purdy of Mt.Orab; as well as two step-sons, Chad (Tonya) Shorten of Mt. Orab, and Stan Gaffin of Winchester, his 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren were his great joy in life. He leaves behind a host of dear family and friends.

Steve was a Vietnam veteran serving in the United States Army from 1964-1966.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Seaman First Baptist Church with Brother Boyd Lacy officiating. Interment will follow at the Sardinia Cemetery with Military Graveside services.

Friends and family may call at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Steve will always be remembered for his love of life, his infectious laughter, his ornery smile, and his uncanny ability to remember every joke he had ever heard. He loved riding his bike and golfing as well as spending time with his family and friends. He will be sorely missed by the many lives he has touched.

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