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

Nettie F Lightner

Nettie Frances Lightner, age 93 of Ripley, Ohio, died Monday, September 4, 2017 at Anderson Mercy Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She worked at the former U.S. Shoe Factory in Ripley, Ohio for thirty-seven years.  She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Ripley and was a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Mrs. Lightner was born March 24, 1924 in Stewart County, Tennessee the daughter of the late Jeff and Maggie (Rittenberry) Harp.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter –  Pamela Lynn Lightner; four sisters – Susie Carrington, Gertrude Hembree, Lucille Daniels and Katie Mildred Harp; three brothers – William, Jeffey and J.C. Harp; two sons-in-law – Daniel A. Duzan and Thomas R. Garrett.

Mrs. Lightner is survived by her loving husband of sixty-five years – Henry “Rudy” Lightner; two daughters – Bonnie Duzan and Connie Garrett, both of Ripley; six grandchildren – Daniel Duzan, M.D. (Kimberly) of Knoxville, Tennessee, Michael Duzan (Maria) Dyersburg, Tennessee, Chad Duzan (Tara) of Sardinia, Ohio, Anita Farrow (Mark) of Dry Ridge, Kentucky, Cebrina Witcomb (Mark) of Lexington, Kentucky and Anthony Garrett (Maryah) of Ripley, Ohio; thirteen great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; three sisters Maxine Duke (Billy), Martha Jean Harp and Gracie Miller, all of Clarksville, Tennessee.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. Rev. Doug Brown will officiate.  Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Friday, September 8 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the funeral service in Red Oak Cemetery near Ripley.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to:  American Cancer Society 2806 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH. 45206     www.cancer.org  -or-  American Heart Association 5211 Madison Rd. Cincinnati, OH. 45227     www.heart.org

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

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