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 Mary J Hall Kenneth R Behymer Western Brown’s Joe Sams commits to Marietta College WBHS to hold girls youth basketball camp Day to continue baseball career on collegiate level at UC Clermont Western’s Pack signs with NKU WBHS to host youth boys basketball camp Eastern’s Rigdon, Hopkins are STATE BOUND James Ratliff Robert P Lesko Air Evac Lifeteam requests contract with Ripley Council and life squad Odyssey Canvas Works, Inc. is back home working in new building Ripley’s Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday, May 29 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

Kellie J Berry

Kellie Jayne Berry, aged 60, passed away March 30, 2017 after a struggle breast cancer. Kellie was born January 07, 1957, in Cincinnati Ohio, the daughter of Viola and the late Bernard DeLaney. Kellie was always beautiful, vibrant, and full of life. She had a delightful smile, was warm, and kind.

Kellie grew up in New Richmond, Ohio with her two sisters and seven brothers. She was talented in art and music. Kellie graduated from New Richmond High School and attended Shawnee State. Kellie became part of the Berry family in the 1970’s and raised two daughters in Georgetown Ohio with the late Rick Berry.

Family and friends were Kellie’s passion and delight. She loved to cook, host and entertain. She led girl scout troops, car pools, and was a cheerleader for her daughters at every event. She was adored by her siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She opened her home and heart to anyone who was in need. She is known by many as a great friend and source of support.

In addition to raising her children she worked with the special needs population. Her passion to help others inspired her to return to school and become an Optometrist Technician. She worked in the Optometry field up until she became ill.

Kellie is survived by her mother Viola DeLaney, daughter Ricka’ Berry, granddaughter Amaya, daughter Rochell Edwards (Steve), granddaughter Keeira, grandsons Kameron and Jarell, companion Michael Golding, sisters, Victoria (Jim) Brown, Lillian Mills, Anita Commodore, brothers, Steve Platt, Edward (Deborah) Platt, Stuart(Dee) DeLaney, Stacy DeLaney, Duane DeLaney, David (Lee) DeLaney, Terry DeLaney and David Mills, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, a number of other relatives and close friends. Kellie was preceded in death by her father, Bernard DeLaney, her sister Ginger DeLaney and brother Dale DeLaney.

A celebration of Kellie’s life will be held on Saturday, April 22 nd from 1pm -5pm at Eastside Christian Church 5874 Montclair Blvd, Milford, Ohio 45150. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her name to American Cancer Society or Susan G. Komen Foundation. The family wishes to thank all for their love and support during this time.

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