Local athletes advance to track and field regionals SBAAC awards baseball, softball, boys track and field First Team all-stars SHAC awards baseball all-stars Lady Broncos finish as SW District Div. II runner-up Lady Warriors cap off season as SE District Div. III runner-up Impressive post-season tourney run reaches end for Lady Rockets Rose M Crone Strategies discussed to join Maysville/Mason County KY with Brown County communities for economic growth Ripley-Lieutenant Byrd Chapter/DAR looking for new members Linda M Lawson Margaret G Newkirk Gregory R Dunn Sandra L Haitz Wesley A Cooper Everette F Donell Lady Broncos move to SW District Div. II finals Lady Rockets top Cincy Christian 22-1 to earn berth in district finals Lady Warriors head to SE District Div. III finals with win over Gallia SW District Track and Field Tourney action gets underway Russell E Conn Robert T Fisher Philip L Paeltz David Beals Gregory A Smith II William G Mullinnix Patricia Ogden Narcan use becoming a source of debate nationwide Rick Eagan Memorial 5K, Saturday, May 20 Cropper’s time as GHS girls basketball coach expected to end after 21 years at the helm Barnes’ perfect game and big hits lead Lady Broncos to round one sectional win Broncos advance in sectional play with win over Mt. Healthy Kenny B Williams Stephen E Marcum Christopher J Lovett Brandon M Traylor RHS students experience mock accident caused by drinking and driving Ripley Council discusses new Lidar system during April 25 session Warriors claim SHAC Div. I title in ‘run rule’ fashion Vilvens’ grand slam caps off Lady Rockets’ win over G’town Rockets lead SHAC Div. II at 9-4 WBHS dedicates new softball press box Rodney E Berry Erma D Painter Alma Cordes Ronald D Latham Economic development project planned Gerald P Morel Lady Broncos capture softball program’s 5th straight SBAAC American Division title Warriors on top in SHAC Division I standings Lady Broncos take first in Western Brown Track Invite Rockets leading way in SHAC Div. II James E Newman Paul E Funk Alan Hanselman Robert V Nash III Frances L Poole Minnie E Fisher Donovan M Pope 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

Roy L Bruce

image_525Roy Lynn Bruce, age 66 of Georgetown, Ohio died Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a retired assembler for General Motors for 32 years, a lifelong farmer and a member of the Shinkles Ridge Church near Georgetown, Ohio. He loved being a Pappy to his grandchildren and spending time with family. Enjoyed family vacations including shark fishing trips with his boys and Captain Joey. He liked going on yard sale trips, watching old black and white cowboy shows, going to stockyards and working on his farm. Roy was always making people laugh by being a jokester. Many times he would say he wanted a good cold beer and to take a good chew. He was one of a kind. Roy was born September 18, 1950 outside of Higginsport, Ohio the son of the late Charles and Gladys (Adams) Bruist.

Roy is survived by his wife of 42 years, Pam (Garrison) Bruce whom he married May 17, 1974; three sons – Chad Bruce and wife Lynette, Ryan Bruce and wife Joney and Todd Bruce all of Georgetown, Ohio; four grandchildren – Toby Ray-Lynn, Emerson Levi, Everleigh Grace and Everett Liam Bruce; one brother – Roger Bruce and wife Melanie of Georgetown, Ohio; two sisters – Mary Haas of Bethel, Ohio and Loretta Hamilton of Georgetown, Ohio; brothers and sisters-in-law – Melinda Dunkin and husband Steve, Sandra Bowling and husband Kenon and Mary Garrison all of Georgetown, Ohio and Jerry Garrison and wife Joanne of Port St. Lucie, Florida; one uncle – Carl Adams of Batavia, Ohio and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ohio. Jason Galley will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, Ohio.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cahallfuneralhomes.com

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