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

Carlos L Beck

Carlos Lee “Carl” Beck, age 73 of Georgetown, Ohio died Wednesday, September 27,2017 at Hospice of Cincinnati East in Anderson Township, Ohio. He was an Interim Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, a 1961 graduate of Taylor County High School, Kentucky. Carl married Pamela C. Conrad on December 9, 1966 he graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s in English and Psychology in June 1967 and attained a Master of Divinity from The Vanderbilt University in May 1970.  He was Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church in June 1970. He worked for Goodwill Industries for 10 years in different cities, was a Fundraising Consultant for churches and organizations for 20 years and taught Ethics and Composition Writing at Southern State Community College for 3 years. He was a member of the Georgetown United Methodist Church for 6 years before moving his membership to St. John Lutheran Church. Carl was a past Director of the Brown County Democratic Party.  He was instrumental in organizing the Brown County Hospital Foundation in 2002 and served until 2011. Carl organized the Brown County Institute for the Enhancement of Education in 2007 and affiliated with The Dolly Partin Imagination Library, which has distributed over 36,000 books to children in the area since 2008. For 20 years Carl’s other love was his Hackney ponies and working on his Whippletree Pony Farm in Georgetown, Ohio.

Carl was born November 5, 1943 in Campbellsville, Kentucky the son of the late Harlan and Orene (Fisher) Beck. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Pamela C. (Conrad) Beck; two brothers – Lowell Beck and wife Maralyn of Dyersburg, Tennessee and David Beck and wife Wanda of Campbellsville, Kentucky; one sister-in-law – Jill Hall and husband Paul of Mt. Orab, Ohio; one brother-in-law –  Russ Conrad and wife Penny of Hebron, Kentucky; ten nieces and nephews and six great nieces.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the St. John Lutheran Church, 5600 Junior Furnace-Powellsville Rd., Franklin Furnace, Ohio 45629.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church, 5600 Junior Furnace-Powellsville Rd., Franklin Furnace, Ohio 45629 or to the Brown County Institute for the Enhancement of Education, P.O. Box 103, Georgetown, Ohio 45121.

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