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 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

Tommy J Stamper

Tommy Joe Stamper, age 87 of Ripley, Ohio, died Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Hospice of Hope Care Center at Kenton Pointe in Maysville, Kentucky. He was a United States Navy Korean War Era Veteran. Mr. Stamper studied at Berea College and Morehead State University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree, and at Xavier University, where he earned a Master’s degree in special education. He taught for many decades in Grahn, Kentucky, and in Bentonville, Higginsport and Felicity, Ohio. Mr. Stamper was an active member of the Ripley Church of Christ in Ripley, Ohio. He was an avid gardener and he dedicated much of his time to building churches, both domestically and internationally, and to serving the Lord. Mr. Stamper was born July 20, 1930 in Gregoryville, Kentucky the son of the late Arthur and Clarice (Littleton) Stamper. He was also preceded in death by his wife – Anleah Stamper; stepson – Paul Dane Scheek and granddaughter – Jodi Fenner. Mr. Stamper is survived by his daughters – Pamela Jo (Dana) Brooks and Teresa Ann (Kevin) Harris; daughter-in-law – Kristie Scheek; caregiver and special friend – Mary Lou Hauke; eleven grandchildren – Shauna (Tim) Pounders, Teri (Brad) Edwards, Eric (Kari) Brooks, Daniel (Dusti) Brooks, Aaron (Noelle) Brooks, Katie Fenner, Tyler Fenner, Kyle Harris, Sam Harris, Lindsey (Ben) Poole and Brandon (Erica) Scheek; sixteen great-grandchildren; one sister – Louetta Murphy of Georgetown, Kentucky. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Ripley Church of Christ in Ripley, Ohio. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, also at the church. Interment of the cremains will follow the memorial service in Pisgah Ridge Cemetery near Ripley with Military Honors provided by the Courts-Fussnecker American Legion Post 367 of Ripley, Ohio. If desired, memorial donations may be made to: Mustard See Ranch (for foster children) 4725 Kuykendall Rd. Cookeville, TN. 38501/ www.mustardseedranchtn.org, Jack Ballard Church Builder’s. Inc. Attn: Dale Sikes 614 Beaver Ruin Rd. NW Lilburn, GA. 30047/ www.jbcb.org or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105/ www.stjude.org. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.cahallfuneralhomes.com

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