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The Brown County Press Sunday, May 11, 2014 • Volume 41 No. 40 Serving Brown County, Ohio since 1973

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RULH, Higginsport levies fail BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press Higginsport 5 mill additional Levy results The outcome for the Village of Higginsport’s 5 mill additional levy voted on May 6 remains in limbo as the votes were 21 for the levy and 21 votes against the levy. The election will be certified on May 19. The certification process will include any absentee ballots that are postmarked by election day, May 6, or any provisional ballots. If the tie remains, an automatic recount would be triggered. If the recount still results in a tie, the levy would fail, because yes votes must outnumber no votes for

a levy to pass. This marks the village’s levy’s fourth time on the ballot for operation of the village. Former Mayor Joel Hermann stated in a November interview that if the levy failed, then, it would have a serious effect on the village. The Village of Higginsport has about 250 residents, but with all the state funding cuts that have been made, the village simply cannot continue to function, according to Hermann. Higginsport councilwoman Rose Horn said council members as well as Mayor Eddie Crawford have been hoping that the residents of the village would see the urgency of the levy passing. “It is very worrisome to

try and manage this village without those levy funds that we so desperately need,” Horn said in a phone interview. “I believe that if we don’t get some kind of aid, we are going to have to possibly, consider giving up on maintaining the Village of Higginsport and becoming nothing more than a township. That is a hard thing to say, but that’s kind of where we are today.” Rose said she believes many residents just assumed it would pass because it was so important and didn’t show up at the polls. “Higginsport only has a few businesses,” Rose said, “certainly not enough to maintain a village, with lights, the streets and other Continued on Page 9


Voters in Mt. Orab cast their ballots for the May 6 Primary Election.

Aberdeen to sell water system


BY Wayne Gates The Brown County Press

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Trzeciak found guilty of murder BY Wayne Gates The Brown County Press Joseph Trzeciak was convicted of murder by a Brown County jury after a four day trial last week. The following press release concerning the trial was issued by the office of Brown County Prosecuting Attorney Jessica Little. “A Brown County jury has found Joseph N. Trzeciak guilty of Murder with a Firearm Specification for the shooting death of his cousin, James A. Mootispaw. The


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Approximately 400 people showed up last Thursday in Georgetown to celebrate National Day of Prayer. Visitors participated in prayers for the country, the government, churches, businesses, educators, families, the military, the media and law enforcement.

2014 National Day of Prayer draws nearly 400 people, May 1 in Georgetown BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press Nearly 400 people filled the street in front of the Brown County Courthouse in Georgetown, May 1, to show their interest and look to God in observance of Na-

tional Day of Prayer. The theme for the event was ‘One Voice, United in Prayer’, based on the Bible scripture, Romans 15:6 which reads “So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus

Christ.” The Brown County National Day of Prayer Task force for 2014 consists of Pastor David Eversole, John Belleny, Kim Helton, Larry and Linda O’Hara and Cheryl Sellers. This year’s ceremony

began at 7 p.m., but from 6 to 7 p.m. the large crowd of people enjoyed presentations by the ‘Living Drama Team and several patriotic songs performed by the Christian Theatre for Children (CTC) Members of the CTC per-


formed songs including ‘God Bless America’, ‘My Country Tis of Thee’, the chorus of ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic’, ‘We Are America’ and ‘Come Take my Hand’. Soloist from the CTC inContinued on Page 9

Blessed by a future saint in Rome BC BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press When Pope Francis proclaimed sainthood for former pontiff John Paul II a couple weeks ago, members of the Catholic Church cheered with joy. But one Lake Lorelei resident was happier than most. Gerry and William Harness had the opportunity to not only meet the late Pope John Paul II, but Gerry was taken up on stage at the Vatican in Rome and was blessed by the Pope, a memory as fresh today as it was 19 years ago. Gerry and her husband were traveling to Sicily for the Thanksgiving holiday in 1995 to visit their son who was in the U.S. Navy. The couple stopped in Rome for several days and their son joined them there. “I was working for the University of Dayton at the time,” Gerry said, “UD is a Catholic institution and I was good friends with the Priest there, Father Gene Contandino. When he found out we were going to Sicily he

encouraged me to go to Rome first to visit the Vatican. “He told me he had some friends there and he could arrange for me to get free tickets.” Each Wednesday at the Vatican, Papal Audience and Masses are held, consisting of a small audience and small teachings and readings. The readings are mainly in Italian, but are also in English, French, German, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese and sometimes other languages depending on groups visiting. “We picked up our five free tickets the morning of our visit,” Gerry said. “The streets and the traffic are just terrible in Rome, and of course we somehow got lost, then couldn’t find a parking space. We ended up triple parking. “I had just had surgery on my foot so we rented a wheel chair so I didn’t have to walk too much on it. As we walked into the Vatican, they closed the doors behind us. We were last to get in.” Gerry said she, her husband, their son, his wife and

Chamber honors members BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press


Gerry Harness of Lake Lorelei is shown being blessed by Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in 1995.

The Brown County Chamber of Commerce presented it’s prestigious Horizon Award to Steve Triplett, content manager of the News Democrat newspaper, during the Spring Recognition dinner held May 5, 2014 at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center in Georgetown. Triplett was chosen as the recipient for his long-time support of the Chamber of Commerce, county growth initiatives and for his business leadership role running The News Democrat and The Ripley Bee. Triplett was introduced by the president of the chamber, Brian Elliott. A flushed-faced Triplett walked quietly to the microContinued on Page 10


The Village of Aberdeen and the Brown County Rural Water Association have come to an agreement on the purchase of the village water system. The Aberdeen Village Council approved the contract at a special meeting on May 7. The BCRWA will pay the village of Aberdeen $700,000 which will be applied to the Shinn Brothers debt, and will also pay off a loan that the

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sponsoring our first concert. We also plan on holding a ribbon cutting for our new bandstand, which was built by money donated by this community.” Fundraising for the structure began in August of 2012. The estimated cost for the bandstand was $37,990. Through hundreds of dona-

and on Saturday, everyone who made a donation will officially be thanked by Mayor Bruce Lunsford and Whittington. “We hope everyone who had a part in making this bandstand a reality will show up Saturday, and share

in the fun,” Whittington said. Gapper, the Cincinnati Red’s mascot will be at the event for the kids. The free concert will last until 10 p.m. For more information on the concert call Whittington at (937) 444-2916.


This beautiful bandstand which now stands in Mt. Orab Park will be officially introduced Saturday, May 17 during the first Music in the Park Concert Series. Everyone is welcome to attend the ribbon cutting. The concert will feature Spearpoint Band.


‘Burg Honor Society, Garden Club team up Members of the Williamsburg High School Honor Society joined with the Williamsburg Garden Club in planting two Flowering Crab trees in recognition of Arbor Day and Earth Day. Students pictured who helped with the planting are Brad Jones, Samantha Maupin, Evan Barge, Sara Clay, Mallory Guess, Josh Wells, Dana Little, Ellen McPhillips and Nathan Webb. The Garden Club has registered the trees with the multi-county Take Root organization which seeks to plant 2,000,000 trees in our area by the year 2020 in an effort to replace those being lost by imported insects such as the Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Long horned Beetle. The Garden Club is proud to have planted many trees in Williamsburg over its 75 year history. From trees at the old High School, through trees at the Route 32 and 133 interchange to the original landscaping at the Middle/High School, the Garden Club has spearheaded tree planting partnerships with state agencies, local agencies and the residents of Williamsburg. The Garden Club's funding for these projects has come from its annual Plant Auction.

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The official ribbon cutting ceremony for the first performance in the new bandstand at the Mt. Orab Park will be held on Saturday evening, May 17 at the first Music in the Park concert according to concert co-

ordinator Woody Whittington. “Our first big show this season will feature the Spearpoint Band,” Whittington said. “The band will be surprised when they set up in our new bandstand. It’s just beautiful. “We would like to thank our local Kroger store for


New bandstand at Mt. Orab Park ribbon cutting May 17

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BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press Mt. Orab Police Chief, Bryan Mount recently promoted Lt. Josh Black to the position of Mt. Orab Assistant Chief of Police, which was approved by Mt. Orab Village Council. Lt. Black attended the Brown County Police Academy at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center where he graduated in 1992. He joined the Mt. Orab Fire Department as a cadet when he was age 14 and eventually became a firefighter. He started his law enforcement career as an officer with the Mt. Orab Department in 1993 where he has been promoted three times. “Josh Black has been sincerely dedicated to the Village of Mt. Orab for over 21 years,” said Police Chief Mount, “Lt. Black deserves this promotion.” Bradly Jones was also placed on the police department’s auxiliary officer list while he attends the police academy and Thomas Collopy was hired as a parttime officer. In other business at the April 29 council meeting, several ordinances were passed including: • an ordinance establishing a new rate of pay for employees of the Village of Mt. Orab and declaring it an emergency. (“All nonelected full-time employees will receive a one time increase of $.50 per hour, effective May 17, 2014, all part-time personnel will receive a one-time increase of $.25 per hour, payroll clerk,


Lt. Josh Black has been appointed to Assistant Police Chief of the Mt. Orab Police Department.

B.P.A. clerk and mayors’ court clerk will receive a one-time increase of $1 per hour and the B.P.A assistant clerk will receive a onetime increase of $50, effective may 17, 2014 and the tax commissioner, solicitor, street commissioner and chief fiscal officer will receive a one-time increase of $520 effective May 17, 2014); • an ordinance was approved to make appropriations for current expenses and other expenditure of the village during the fiscal year ending Dec. 31, 2014; • an ordinance was approved after being declared an emergency increasing the salary for the utility superintendent, Mike Spitznagel. Effective May 17, 2014 Spitznagel will re-

Second round OVRDC county caucus set The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission’s Second Round Brown County Caucus meeting will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at the Commissioners Office of the Administration Building, Administration Building, Georgetown, OH. We will discuss and rank projects submitted to OVRDC for possible funding consideration through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Identification of potential Economic Development Administration (EDA) projects will also occur. Updated information will be presented on

the status of the ARC and EDA programs as well as status of OVRDC's designation as a Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO). The meeting is open to the general public, local government officials, and non-profit organizations. We encourage those organizations with potential projects to send a representative. Comments by attendees on regional or county projects/issues are encouraged. For further information, contact Kara Willis at the OVRDC office in Waverly at (800) 223-7491 or (740) 9472853.

Brown County Safe Communities plans events


BY Jennifer Stewart-Hamblen Area Health Education Center University of Cincinnati AHEC Program Monday, May 12th 10:00 AM Brown County Commissioners’ Office Brown County Safe Communities and Brown County CARTEENS will be presenting certificates and monetary awards from area donators to the high schools in the county who have had significant seat belt usage increase following their month long (from March 24 – April 25th) seat belt awareness campaign. The Brown County Commissioners will also be signing the proclamation for the nation-wide “Click it or Ticket” campaign that begins on May 19th. Saturday, May 24th – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm – Russellville Elementary School Parking Lot Click it or Ticket campaign kickoff will be held at the Russellville Kiwanis Club Car show. The club is graciously allowing Brown County Safe Communities an opportunity to place a booth at their car show with seat belt safety information as well as magnets promoting Click it or Ticket. At 10:30 AM, represen-

tatives Lt. Randy McElfresh and Becky Cropper will speak about Brown County Safe Communities and the Click it or Ticket campaign. We will also have the Brown County Commissioners read the proclamation from May 12th.

ceive a one-time increase of $4,200 for work done on Saturdays and holidays; • an ordinance (approved at the March 26 meeting) providing for the issuance of (not to exceed $255,000) bonds by the village of Mt. Orab for the purpose of acquiring a fire truck and declaring an emergency. During Mt. Orab’s March 26 meeting council entered into a contract with the Ohio Fire Department (Village and Sterling Township of Brown County. The contract was for five years for fire protection, emergency ambulance service, with an additional five year renewal through December 31, 2022. Part of the contract stated that the village agreed to establish a firehouse in Mt. Orab, Sterling Township on Eastwood Road and main-

tain operable equipment at that firehouse. Also at the March meeting Chief Mount requested that Pt. Craig Heintzelman and Ptl. Mike Dearing be moved from part time status to part time with special duty experience and training. Mt. Orab Ptl. Ryan Gregory was taken off his probation period after completing his 6 month probation period from July 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2013. Council also approved donating two surplus laptops to the Seaman Police Department.


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Ohhh, the scent of lilac


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Taking A Trip Through Time Pictured above is O.E. Liming Threshing outfit in Hamersville. Standing second from left is O.E. Liming. Above him to his left loading the thresher is his son, Harley Liming. If you have more information about this photo or would like more information about the Brown County Historical Society please call Ned S. Lodwick at (937) 378-6334. ‘Taking a Trip Through Time’ is a feature of the Brown County Press that is supplied by our readers. If you have photos of places within Brown County that are at least 30 years old please feel free to submit them along with some information about the photo to The Brown County Press by email to or mail them to or drop them off at The Brown County Press 219 South High Street Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154. You will get your picture back. You can also reach us at (937) 444-3441.

Time with family is so precious B Y Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press As I grow older by the minute, I often think about my husband’s mother, Ethel. She died over 10 years ago at the age of 79, but it seems like only yesterday that she was here. The last couple years of her life, she slowed down quite a bit, an issue I find myself now dealing with on a daily basis. It was hard watching her slow down so much, she was always quick to go anywhere, anytime and do anything with her grandchildren. She was terrified of water but once went canoeing with us at Cave Lake, in Sinking Spring. Her hands were crippled with arthritis, but she could sit and break green beans for hours. I would suggest we refrigerate the beans and work on them the next day, but mom would say, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Sort of made me want to smack her.

I used to pick mom up every Sunday morning for church services. Usually she wasn’t ready and I’d have to wait for her, so I always left my house early. After church, mom insisted on taking all five of us out to eat. We rarely had the money to do that, but mom would pout and throw a little tantrum if we didn’t, plus she always paid. I worried about her spending so much money all at one time since she was on a fixed income. But usually she got her way and we ate out. One day I talked to my husband’s siblings about the issue and asked their opinion. They all agreed that it was her money and if that’s what she wanted to do, they had no problem with it. Ethel was the ultimate grandmother to my children and always had time for them. But for about a year before her death, she had a small stroke and didn’t talk much. She mostly sat and watched TV.

One day on a Thursday, I stopped in to check on her and visit a while. When I walked in to her house, I went straight to her bathroom to wash my hands. I yelled out and asked her how she was feeling. “Oh, I guess I’m doing as good as can be expected,” she said with a chuckle, “I didn’t read my obituary in the paper this morning, so that’s always good.” I walked into the living room where she was sitting. My attention immediately went to clothes that had been laid out perfectly on the couch. A dress, a slip, panty hose, shoes and her Bible. I noticed the TV wasn’t on, yet she was sitting directly in front of it. “What are you doing, mom?” I asked. She, never took her eyes off the blank screen of the TV, and said, “just waiting for Sunday.” “Why, what’s Sunday?” I asked. “We’ll all go out to eat together after church,”

she said in a shaky voice. “It’s how I get through my days, thinking about Sunday.” I had no idea that little hour or so each week meant so much to her. To me it was almost annoying, because she was so insistent to have her way. But suddenly, I understood. I was so wrapped up in my own little control issues that I hadn’t noticed just how lonely mom was. She was living her last days from Sunday to Sunday just to spend a little time with her family. I felt so guilty. I told my husband what she had said and his eyes swelled in tears. Needless to say, things changed after that. I found the time to take her to breakfast several times a week and the kids went to see her more often. She wasn’t asking so much, just to share a little of our time. I miss Ethel, but I’m grateful I spent more time with her the last year on this earth.

Spring has sprung here on the farm as they say. We have mown our grass two times now. We planted garden with potatoes, onions, cabbage, broccoli, corn and such. A new crop for us this year is blueberries. We ordered ten, three-year-old plants that should produce some fruit this year. Our asparagus bed is thriving and has been picked numerous times and must be picked daily. Taking advantage of the warm spring winds, I must hang some towels to dry. It is amazing how fast towels dry on the line. I love to smell their freshness after drying in the warm sunshine. When I was a child in the sixties, I have a vivid memory of my mother on a windy but sunny day, standing at the clothes line hanging up cloth diapers. Yes it is true, cloth diapers and plastic pants were what were used before Pampers. Maybe you too have such a memory. On this particular day, sister and I had dressed our cats up in baby doll clothes and were pushing them around the yard in a baby buggy. They didn’t mind, in fact they loved the sunshine on their faces as cats do. Then the most wonderful smell permeated the air so strongly that afternoon that I stopped to breathe deeply this wonderful unknown smell and to follow it to a large green




bush with grape-like clusters and delicate blossoms. I couldn’t stop smelling it. “It’s a lilac bush” mother informed me. She was watching me as she was hanging one-by-one, cloth diapers on the clothes line strung between the pump house and the house. Each diaper whipping in the strong wind made her struggle to get them straightened and clipped on. I have read that our sense of smell is the strongest sense we have and that it can immediately take us to a past experience. Well it is true. Lilac does exactly that for me. It takes me back to this wonderful memory every time. As you might guess, I have planted a purple lilac just outside my side porch door. It won’t be long and it will burst into bloom and fill the warm air with is fragrance. And then I will cut lilac bouquet just like Mother would do and I will “bring the outside in” for a while, so to speak and I will be reminded once more of that glorious moment of time at the farmhouse of my youth.

What Do You Think? What is your favorite memory of your mother?

That would have to be how totally accepting and caring my mother is about everyone, no matter who they are. Randy Young, Mt. Orab

I have a lot of great memories of my mother, a lot of them. I guess my favorite would be that she was a good mother to me, consistently. Steve Hoschar, Mt. Orab

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a result, infections caused by these microbes are difficult to treat. Antibioticresistant infections kill more than 23,000 Americans a year, and if we continue to ignore this problem, we could find ourselves unable to treat what are now common infections. I was joined by Molly Brudnick, a retired medical social worker who contracted MRSA while in the hospital, recovering from back surgery. After spending six weeks in a nursing home for IV antibiotics and three months of additional rehabilitation, Molly’s back is permanently disfigured from the super bug attack and she still requires therapy. To combat the rise of these deadly infections, I introduced the Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance (STAAR) Act. This legislation would increase the emphasis on federal antimicrobial resistance surveillance, prevention and control, and research efforts. The STAAR Act would

require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to track antibiotic-resistant infections, reporting on infection trends, threats, and antibiotic use. It would also help facilitate connections between the CDC and state and local health departments to support prevention and control efforts during local outbreaks. In addition, the Act would authorize grants for health care facilities to develop programs that test for appropriate antibiotic use. Finally, the STAAR Act would establish an Office of Antimicrobial Resistance at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide greater coordination and accountability between the agencies involved in researching and combating drug resistance. The CDC has referred to antimicrobial resistance as “one of our most serious health threats.” It’s critical that we take swift action to stop its rise.

How my mom has always been such a good, and loving mother to her children and her grandchildren. She would do anything for them. Rose Wait Mt. Orab

Sitting on the patio with my mother with a cup of coffee and talking for hours. Those are good memories. Vicki Glick, Mt. Orab


In April, I visited University Hospitals in Cleveland to discuss antimicrobial resistance, a public health crisis that affects two million Americans each year. Harmful microbes, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA),

My favorite memory is listening to the radio with mom while I was washing dishes, because I was usually in trouble. But that was a good memory. Jon Johnston, Sardinia

Playing cards with my mom on 'Fun Day Sunday,' family time. Rick McBride, Williamsburg

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‘Dress for Success® returns to Brown County, local women learn basics on getting a job

Summer reading kick-off Kick off the summer the fun way with the Brown County Public Library at the Mt. Orab Park. On Saturday, May 17, 2013 from 2 - 4 p.m. join us for a “Carnival Themed” party. Kids can enjoy fun games, food, and prizes all for FREE. Registration for the Summer Reading Program, Fizz Boom Read, will also be available that afternoon. The Summer Reading Pro-

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These Dress for Success participants searched through several racks of clothes and picked out a dress suit that makes them look professional.

“These women who take part in this Dress for Success® program are now clients and members for lifelong use of our services,” Buckley said, “On this first visit the participants receive a suit or separates, shoes, purse, hosiery and jewelry. “Even after they have been employed, our help for them doesn’t end, they can return for an appointment to receive ten pieces of clothing to wear to work.” The women who took part in the program are also given a list of websites they can visit for more help including: • (resource for job information); • (resource for job information); • m (jobs board); • (jobs board; • (resource).

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Buford Memorial Service set Buford Cemetery Memorial Day Service will take place Monday, May 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. Those participating in the service will meet at the old Buford School at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Hugh Hurley will be our guest speaker. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.

I would like to express my gratitude to everyone who attended my retirement celebration, Friday, May 2nd. Thank you for cards, e-mails, phone calls, gifts, and warm wishes. Your presence made the celebration a fond memory for my family and me. I hope everyone had a good time. I also wish to thank everyone who made the evening a very special occasion. Many people stepped up to help make this event go smoothly, and special. Thanks to Doug and Norma Green for attending, and surprising me with a letter of commendation from the state of Ohio. A special thank you to Bob Nea for hiring me as a first grade teacher the summer of 1975. Thank you to my colleagues at Hamersville School for their awesome support and encouragement. It has been a wonderful journey in my life to work with such wonderful, caring people. I will miss you all! Your friend, Paula Rankin

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On April 29, National Bank and Trust in Mt. Orab hosted a special event, ‘Dress for Success®’ Cincinnati, in the basement of the bank. The mission of the Dress for Success® program is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life, according to Sarah Buckley, mobile career transformation center coordinator. “Dress for Success works with Ohio Means Jobs of Brown County,” Buckley said. “During the five hours these women are here, they learn valuable information on how to dress for a job interview as well as dress for the job. They also learn how to choose an outfit that compliments them and makes them look confident and ready to do the job.” At least eight women enrolled in the program held at National Bank & Trust, Mt. Orab. Throughout the day the women heard from Matt Renison with Job and Family Services at state level, regarding elements of writing a relevant resume, education highlights, proof of expertise and an engaging summary. Renison touched on the

importance of filing a resume online the right way using key words. “You must have a marketing strategy on yourselves,” Renison told the participants. “If necessary, practice what you’re going to say with a friend before going to an interview.” Renison also discussed the many do’s and don’ts of writing a good cover letter. He touched several times on keeping cover letters to a single page, no exceptions, excluding unnecessary words, proofreading for poor grammar, spelling and typing errors and always addressing cover letters to specific individuals. He advised the women to never ramble, and avoid lengthy job descriptions on cover letters. The women were provided with a folder full of information on resumes which included several examples of both good and bad resumes, information that is crucial to applicants. Renison also touched on rules for interviewing for a job which would help them land a job including, looking sharp, being on time and do some research on the company where they are applying. Following lunch and just before the day ended the women received professional make-up tips to help them look their best.

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Debra Ann "Debbie" Leever, 62

Jerry Lowery, 59

Janet Mae Buskey, 80, of Lake Waynoka, died Friday May 2, 2014. She was born July 12, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wis., the daughter of the late Alvin H. and Marguerite (Moser) Anderson. Mrs. Buskey was a Registered Occupational Therapist and worked in hospitals, nursing homes and universities in Chicago, Maryland, Nebraska, Ohio and West Virginia in a career spanning over 40 years. She was an author, researcher, and teacher. She was a member of Job’s Daughters Bethel No. 17, Whitefish Bay, WI and the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, John Buskey of Lake Waynoka; three children, daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Paul Wright of Cincinnati; son and daughter-in-law Lawrence and Amy Buskey of Cincinnati; son and daughter-in-law Andrew and Jennifer Buskey of North Bethesda, MD, one granddaughter Katarina Mae Wright; a sister Dr. Doris Brooker; a cousin, Carol Dencker, and several nieces, nephews, and other cousins. Funeral services will be Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Meeker Funeral Home in Russellville, OH. Mr. Bonnie Keith will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Following cremation, a portion of Mrs. Buskey’s ashes will be scattered in Lake Michigan and a portion will be buried in the family plot in Hanover, New Hampshire at a later date. The Meeker Funeral Home, Russellville, served the family.

Debra Ann "Debbie" Leever, 62, Williamsburg, passed away Thursday May 5, 2014. She was the loving mother of Dan Leever (Amberly) and Dave Leever Jr. (Marla). Proud grandmother of Cory Leever, Kennedi Leever, Sierra Harris, Makenna Leever and the late Christopher Harrison. Sister of Ronald Worsham, Tom Worsham and the late Teresa Worsham and Kristina Worsham. Aunt of Jake Kerns, Brittany and Bryanna Tungate. Visitation, was held Monday May 5, 2014. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Elephant Sanctuary PO Box 393 Hohenwald, TN 3846 The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Amelia, served the family.

Jerry Lowery, 59, Bethel, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 Husband of Darlene Lowery (nee DeWeese). Father of Michelle Howard (Andy Tomlin). Brother of Delorise Haynes. Preceded in death by his parents Tommie and Maggie Lowery and brother Jim Lowery. Services including Masonic and Scottish Rite were held on Sunday, May 4, 2014. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Amelia, served the family.

Christopher Dale Colliver, 43 Christopher Dale Colliver, 43, Mt. Orab, passed away April 25, 2014. He was the beloved life-partner of Theresa Adams, father of Tyler, Christopher and Olivia Colliver, step-father of Heather and Josh Adams, son of Christopher T. Colliver (Sue) and Sherry Sebring and Ray Dickey, brother of Christina Garcia-Mendoza, Kevin Colliver and the late Tom Colliver, step-brother of Sean and Christopher Dickey, grandson of John D. Colliver and the late Norma Colliver. A memorial gathering of family and friends has been set for Friday, May 2 from 1-3 p.m. at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, 177 W. Main St. (St. Rt. 125), Amelia. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Amelia, served the family.

Sandra L. (nee VanBlaricum) Woodward, 72 Sandra L. (nee VanBlaricum) Woodward, 72, Bethel, passed away April 29, 2014. She was the loving wife of the late Arthur D. Woodward, dear mother of Timothy (Laura Kabasek) Woodward and Kevin (Carla) Woodward, grandmother of Malaki, Rebekka, Tobia, Alyssa and Hannah Woodward. Sister of Sherry Gambrome, Debra Applegate, Michael and the late Carol Francello. Visitation has been set for noon until time of service at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Bethel. Funeral service 2 p.m., Monday. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Bethel, served the family.

THE TRUTH The first time the word truth is found in the Bible is in Genesis 24:27. It states: “...Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth...”. God will always make sure we have the truth; it is what we do with it that is the problem. We know that the truth is in the Bible, however, there are about 200 new versions that do not have all the verses that we have in the Authorized King James Version. Someone once said that there is no change of doctrine between the different Bibles. Listen, if it is not the same, it is different! Now, look with me in Psalm 85:10: “Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.” They met together in Jesus Christ. He has the mercy and the truth. The truth is that we are sinners but the mercy is that He forgives us. In John 14:6 Jesus said: “...I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” In John 18:38 Pilate asked the question: “...What is truth?...” Well, Jesus had just told him: “...for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.” However, it is hard for the world to define truth. Like Pilate, the world questions it. God’s truth is in the Bible but the shame of it is that many people have departed from it. Just this last week the church was sent a book in the mail which they wanted us to promote. Normally I would not have paid much attention to it but it said that they had the name of the beast of Revelation. So naturally I turned to the chapter dealing with that subject. We know, according to the Bible, the name of the Antichrist. But, I was just curious to see what they had to say. Well, Bob Fraley, who is the author, says that the beast is America! He said he had a vision from God. Well, he is not the first to come up with these kind of pipe dreams. We do not promote this kind of baloney. These writers need to get back to the Bible and forget about all this other nonsense. They need to stay tied in to the truth! Fraley says he was in a trance and Jesus showed him this. Well, he might have been in a trance, but



it wasn’t with Jesus! His name is Fraley and he frays the truth. Evidently James Dobson agrees with him because his picture is in Fraley’s book. Dobson has put his reputation on the line and both Fraley and him are wrong. Be careful Ladies and Gentlemen what you read. Stick to what you know is true, the Bible. None of these writers are connected with a local church and the local church is where the truth is going to be held. The local church is the guardian of the truth. I will show you that. Turn with me to I Timothy 3:15 where Paul said: “...that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.” The local church is the pillar and ground of the truth, not some radio station or some off the wall book. In Jeremiah 6:16 God said: “...Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” We have the same problem today! Our churches are becoming so weak that they are not able to hold to the truth. The answer to the problem is found in Revelation 3:8 when Christ is talking to the church of Philadelphia and says: “...hast kept my word...”. We need to keep the word of God and nothing else! Look what He says about the church of Laodicea, which means: of the people or where the people rule: “So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.” Most churches have joined the Laodicean movement today; they want to please everyone so they are conforming to the world. They are lukewarm! We are in the era of Laodicea, but we do not have to participate in it; get back to the old paths, stick to the truth!

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Ruth Evelyn (nee Smith) O’Brien, 77 Ruth Evelyn (nee Smith) O’Brien, 77, of Westerville , OH., passed away peacefully in her home May 5, 2014. Ruth was born January 20, 1937, the daughter of the late Clarence and Virgie Smith of Apple Grove, WV. She is preceded in death by brothers Warren and Pete Smith, and by grandson Jason Smith. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Juanita Smith of Huntington, WV, and Todd and Adrienne Hager of Westerville, OH; daughter Cherrie Nichols of Jacksonville, FL; nine grandchildren, Gary, Tina, Selena, Krystal, Charlie, Michael, Sherrie, David, and Daniel; sixteen great-grandchildren, Brittany, Shannon, Trenton, Logan, Laken, Rielly, Brodee, Laney, Kiya, Tamiya, Jeremiya, Zachariya, Aidan, Kylee, Devin, and Bella; and one greatgreat-grandchild, Braelynn. Ruth is also survived by four sisters, Elizabeth Black, Wanda Vance, Gail Roy, Donna Smith; two brothers, Clarence (Junior) and Michael Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruth will be remembered for her many years devoted to caring for disabled children and adults and for being a founding member of the Lake Waynoka Chapel in Lake Waynoka. It has been said that an entire wall of the chapel was funded by bake sales of Ruth’s renowned fudge! Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. May 10, 2014, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, 1159 Central Avenue, Barboursville, WV. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington, WV. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. May 9, 2014, at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, WV. The Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, WV., served the family.

Allen D. “Tadpole” Ormes, 51 Allen D. “Tadpole” Ormes, 51 of Ripley, Oh., died Friday, May 2, 2014. He was retired from the Army National Guard and was a Gulf War Era and Desert Storm Era Veteran. Most recently, he worked for Jerry Jones/Snapper’s Mowing and Landscaping of Ripley, Ohio. Mr. Ormes was born December 27, 1962 in Georgetown, Ohio the son of the late Jack and Dixie (Laypool) Ormes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Tangela R. (Planck) Ormes and his grandmother, Edna Laypool. Mr. Ormes is survived by two daughters – Amber Dawn Young and husband Randall of Mt. Orab, Ohio and Amanda Danielle Ormes of Batavia, Ohio; two grandchildren – Elizabeth and Emily Young; one sister – Anita Spence and husband Michael of Mayslick, Kentucky; one brother – Gordon Ormes of Sardinia, Ohio; his girlfriend – Daina D’andrea of Aberdeen, Ohio. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. A short memorial service will follow the visitation. Cremation will follow the services If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The Ohio Veterans Home 2000 Veterans Blvd. Georgetown, Ohio 45121. The Cahall Funeral Home, Ripley, served the family.

Bessie Jean Poff, 88 Bessie Jean Poff, 88 of Ripley, Oh., died Saturday, May 3, 2014. She was retired from the former U.S. Shoe Factory in Ripley and was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ. Mrs. Poff was born August 9, 1925 in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of the late Wilbur and Nortie (Adams) Scott. She was also preceded in death by her husband of sixty-seven years, Elza “Bert” Poff; two sisters – Doris Woodruff and Thelma Sereta and one brother – Delbert Scott. Mrs. Poff is survived by one son – James Poff and wife Chris of St. Joseph, Minnesota; one daughter – Donna Jean Clement and husband David of Conway, South Carolina; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one brother – Kenneth Scott of Newark, Ohio; two brotherin-laws – Nathan Poff and wife Thelma and Bill Poff, all of Ripley. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio. John Neu will officiate. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Thursday at the funeral Home. Interment will be in Charter Oak Cemetery in Aberdeen, Ohio. If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The Ripley Church of Christ, 105 N. 3rd Street Ripley, Ohio 45167. The Cahall Funeral Home, Ripley, served the family.

Shirley Marie Coleman Estep, 76 Shirley Marie Coleman Estep, 76, of Felicity, Oh., died on Monday, May 5, 2014. She is survived by her husband: Wilbert Estep. 7 Children: Tim Estep, Carolyn (Dan) Vining, Willie (Mary) Estep, Gail (Rick) Donovan, Bev (Scott) Carter, Liz (Woody) Woodmansee and Tom (Tara) Estep. 18 Grandchildren. 5 Great-Grandchildren. 1 Brother and 5 Sisters. Numerous Nieces, Nephews and other Family. Member of the Mt. Orab Freedom Christian Church, Felicity Homemakers Club, Parent Teachers Association and a Quilting Club. Funeral Services will be at the Felicity Church of Christ, 847 St Rt 133, Felicity, Ohio, on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, also at the church. Burial will be at the Confidence Cemetery, Georgetown, Ohio. The Charles H. McIntyre Funeral Home, Felicity, served the family.


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James Ashford Watson, 74 James Ashford Watson, 74 of Hamersville, Oh., died Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was a machinist for AK LeBlond, a farmer, former Brown County Sheriff Deputy in the early 1970’s, former Brown County 911 Communications dispatcher, member of the Grant Trace Antique Tractor Association and the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Association and a lifetime member of the Milford Councel #359 of the Jr. OUAM. Jim was born April 24, 1940 in Hamersville, the son of the late Carl E. and Martha (Fryman) Watson. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Bonetta (McIntosh) Watson and two sisters – Nancy and Cindy Watson. Mr. Watson is survived by six children – Barbara Waugh and husband Harlan of Hamersville, David Watson and wife Dawn of Georgetown, Douglas Watson and wife Julie and Jeffrey Watson all of Hamersville, William Leon Watson of Georgetown, and Patrick Aaron Watson and wife Tracy of Mt. Orab, sixteen grandchildren – Jason Watson and fiancé Janelle of Milford, Amy Shumaker and husband Nick of Wilmington, Brian Watson and wife Monika of Sardinia, Diane Kattine and husband Jordan of Georgetown, Jordan Watson of Pearl Harbor, Ha., Dustin Watson and wife Samantha of Amelia, Hayley and Meranda Watson, Danny and Amanda Watson all of Hamersville, Angela Mendenhall of Georgetown, Brooke and Nicholas Watson of Owensville, Ethan Hardy of Georgetown, and Katlin and Andrew Watson of Mt. Orab, four great grandchildren – Hunter and Hayden Shumaker and Kaydon and Kayleigh Watson; one brother – Kenny Watson and wife Coleen of Arizona; two sisters – Jo Ann Gavula and Kathy Jacobs and husband George all of Hamersville, and many nieces and nephews. Following cremation, a memorial services have been set for 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, where Clark Castle will officiate. Visitation will be from 1 - 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, Ohio. The Cahall Funeral Home, Georgetown, served the family.

John Henry Engle Sr., 83 John Henry Engle Sr., 83, Williamsburg, Oh., passed away May 2, 2014. he was the beloved father of Jeanne Engle, Cynthia (Albert) Ervin, Rodney (Carol) Engle and John H. (Alisha) Engle Jr., grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 7 greatgrandchildren, brother of Liza Mae Helton, Charlie M. Engle and the late Carson C. Engle. Visitation 3:00 PM Tuesday May 6, 2014 until time of service at 5:00 PM at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home Bethel. Burial Warfield Cemetery, Corbin, Kentucky. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Bethel, served the family.

Mary Elizabeth Purdy, 88 Mary Elizabeth Purdy, 88, Goshen, passed May 2, 2014. Beloved wife of the late George Purdy Jr. Loving mother of Alice (the late Charles) Bowles, Ron (Donna) Purdy, Mike (Cherry) Purdy and Lois (Bob) Jensen. Cherished grandmother of 15 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great- grandchild. Mary is survived by brother Dick (Jody) Christman. Preceded in death by parents Lynn & Ethel Christman, 3 brothers and 1 sister. 50 year member of Order of the Eastern Star 382 Goshen Chapter. Visitation Monday May 5th 6 – 8 PM at Evans Funeral Home 1944 SR 28 Goshen Ohio. Graveside Service Tuesday May 6th 10 AM at Graceland Memorial Gardens 5989 Deerfield Rd. Milford, OH The Evans Funeral Home, Goshen, served the family.

The Grief Recovery Method® Outreach Program set One of the least addressed concerns in our society is grief, the normal and natural reaction to loss. The Grief Recovery Method® Outreach Program, based on The Grief Recovery Handbook, will guide those who wish to resolve their loss issues and move beyond their grief to a richer quality of life. The program will be held on Monday afternoons

from 1-3 p.m. from June 2nd – August 18th at St. George located at 501 E. State Street, Georgetown. Space is limited so preregistration is required. For more information, or to sign up for the group, contact: Mike Strick at (513) 786-3743 or mike.strick@crossroads or go to

Wellness and Weight Loss Support at SWRMC Dr. Arturo Maldonado is teaming up with Michael Jennings to promote wellness and weight loss. Mr. Jennings is a wellness instructor who utilizes his own journey to a healthy lifestyle to assist others to improve their state of wellness. Dr. Maldonado is a surgeon new to the area who specializes in assisting patients medically to lose weight and if the need be some time in the future, surgically. Both of them see needs in the community and are helping each other to meet those needs. In his practice with weight loss patients, Dr. Maldonado sees a need for the person losing weight to have a strong sup-

port system of people who are facing the same struggles as themselves. Michael is able to offer education and opportunities for people to add individualized movement routines as part of their lifestyle. The first support group meeting will be May 13, 2014 from 6-7 PM in the hospital cafeteria at SWRMC. There will be a second session on June 10 at the same time and place. Future sessions will be discussed at these meetings. Everyone wanting to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle is welcome and there is no charge. For information, call 937-378-7153




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The Southern Ohio Agricultural and Community Development Foundation Board Members hosted a recognition luncheon on Friday, March 21, 2014 at The Ohio State South Centers in Piketon for the programs Young Farmer award winners. Those in attendance were provided lunch and presented with a brief slideshow and heard remarks from the staff and local elected officials. State Representative Cliff Rosenberger and State Representative Ryan Smith spoke about current agriculture issues and the influence and impact that agriculture has made on them. New program periods will begin in the month of July. Those interested can contact the office or visit our website for more details. Pictured above Front Row: Mallory Massie, Representative Ryan Smith, Representative Cliff Rosenberger, Leah Phillips and Peyton Phillips Middle Row: Kelly Cole, Nancy Buchanan, Ann Clark, Karen Charles, Shannon Yockum, Jess Taylor, Rob Phillips Back Row: Heath Massie, Ken Davis, Don Branson, John Jefferson, Dylan Newsom, Drew Clark, Marc Charles, Mark Jolly, Chip Yockum, Dale Taylor, Fred Deel, Eric Wolfer


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Georgetown holds kids parties The Georgetown branch of the Brown County Public Library hosted its Princess Party for girls 38yrs of age on March 22 and then on March 29, boys 3-8yrs of age attended the Super Hero Party. Costumed guests enjoyed a story read by librarian Kim Smith, treats, crafts, activities, photo ops, balloon sculpture by Alex Graves and a goody bag. Special thanks to the following organizations and individuals for making these annual events possible: the Friends of the Mary P. Shelton Library, Suzie Woods Memorial Fund, the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, Girl Scout Troop #43912, Brown County Jr. Fair Queen Alicia Gifford, Miss Georgetown Emily Renshaw, Josh Bright, Dustin Canter, Todd, Ian and Morgan Cowdrey, Barb Dewar and Nancy Purdy. The Georgetown Branch Library would also like to thank the Georgetown McDonalds for hosting and providing apples and drinks for the library’s

battle. We decided to organize, not one, but several events, that will take place throughout the month of April and May to raise awareness for this disease, and to help raise some money to find a cure someday, maybe in Landon’s lifetime. Anything we can do to help with the fight and bring it to the forefront, is positive,” said Sarah Schneider, Marketing Director. “ Many of us at OVM have children, and we recognize the impact something like this could have on any mother and child and our hearts go out to them.” “I am so moved and so grateful,” said Lisa Wagner, Landon’s Mother. “To think that the entire group here at OVM care about Landon and want to help fight CF is wonderful. They feel like part of my family, too.” “We have tried to make the events fun, and so far, Landons’ LifeSavers” has been a success!” said Sarah Schneider. They have a raffle coming up for a chance to win a week stay in beautiful Torch Lake, Michigan. The drawing will take place on May 16th and you do not need to be present to win. All proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. If you are interested in contributing or would like to purchase raffle tickets, please contact Sarah Schneider at 937-3924318.

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When the Staff and Administration at Ohio Valley Manor (OVM) realized that Landon, the two-year-old son of one of their employees, had Cystic Fibrosis (CF), they decided to do something special. They wanted to help by raising awareness of the disease, and raising money for the CF Foundation. Landon’s family came up with, “Landon’s Lifesavers” to help in their fight against CF. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic disease that affects organs such as the liver, lungs, pancreas, and intestines. It disrupts the body's salt balance, leaving too little salt and water on the outside of cells and causing the thin layer of mucus that usually keeps the lungs free of germs to become thick and sticky. This mucus is difficult to cough out, and it clogs the lungs and airways, leading to infections and damaged lungs. The hereditary disease eventually leads to disability and multi-system failure due to the effects of this mucus. In addition to the difficulties breathing and serious lung infections, CF mucus affects digestion by obstructing the pancreas and stopping natural enzymes from helping the body to break down and absorb food. There is no known cure for Cystic Fibrosis. People with CF are almost always taking antibiotics in order to suppress the development of infections. This is what Landon deals with everyday. His Mother remains on constant alert for developing symptoms that may require immediate hospitalization. “It is hard to imagine how difficult having this disease must be on a child and his or her family. We wanted Landon and his Mother to know we support them in his constant

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This week I wanted to tell you about a new study that helps people fall asleep by playing soothing sounds, like the sound of a baby breathing or a cat purring. While investigating this phenomenon, the researchers found that just reading certain words could evoke mental images and actually cause a tingling of the scalp. The scientists are hoping to create toys for children that they can take to bed to help them fall asleep faster. This is a partial list of the words that they used to cause the scalp tingling as you read each try to visualize each thing: Kittens Sunshine Spring Rolling hills of green grass Feel better now? Feel more relaxed? Did you feel the tingle? If you did, let me start by telling you that I made up everything in the first paragraph. I simply picked words that would appeal to everyone. If you felt the tingling of your scalp, you experienced the placebo effect first hand. By explaining the scientific background, I planted the idea that something should happen as you read the words and your mind simply followed through on that expectation. That was a fun and harmless experiment that demonstrated the power of your mind. Unfortunately, there is



The Brown County Community Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services will hold a Board meeting Thursday, May 15th at 7 p.m. at the Board's office. 85 Banting Drive Georgetown. If you would like further information, please contact the ADAMHS Board office at 937-378-3504

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Day of Prayer held in Clermont County

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Dozens of people came out to the courthouse steps May 1 to celebrate the Day of Prayer in Clermont County. Residents, government officials, members of the armed forces, preachers and pastors from churches in the county, and local firemen and policemen attended the ceremony. Clermont County Commissioner Bob Proud emceed the ceremony, which included several musical performances, bible readings and prayers. Commissioner David Uible read the proclamation that designated May 1 as the Day of Prayer in Clermont County.

Proud then called individuals up to pray for the military, county officials, the community, and children. Sherri Carbo, from Governor John Kasich's office, read a bible verse for the country, Sherry Long, who has a son serving in Afghanistan, delivered a bible reading for the military, Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg read a bible verse for police, Central Joint Fire District Lieutenant Roy Short delivered a bible reading for firemen, and Lynn Martin read a bible verse for children in the community. Pastor John Baird, Ohio State Representative Doug Green, New Richmond Police Chief Randy Harvey, Milford Fire Department Chaplain Brian Wikoff,

Pastor John Martin, and others, delivered prayers at the ceremony. Singers who performed included soloist John Hale, Todd and Kenny Kritzwiser and Petra Bradley, Jennifer Thomas, and Sherry Long. Roger Young, with the Clermont County Veterans Service Commission, played Taps at the end of the ceremony. Cindy Smith, who brought her children to the event, said she believes having the Day of Prayer in Clermont County is important. “I think it's important to show we do stand for God, and prayer is important,” Smith said. “We need God in our country.”

discussed Awad’s involvement in the case. “This wasn’t an every day or every month thing,” Zuk Awad said about the trafficking. “When he and his brothers were tight with cash they engaged in this.” Zuk said Awad has had problems with substance abuse over the years, but has tested clean and is trying to improve his life.C Zuk said Awad also was cooperative with police during the investigation process.C “He knows he is going to get some time,” Zuk said. “He is asking the court to respond to his cooperation. It is to their credit that they

stood up and accepted the responsibility.” Zuk said Richard Awad took responsibility for his actions and continues to be cooperative during the process.C “He’s a stand up guy and even though he’s had problems, he has a strong moral conviction,” Zuk said. “I would ask the court to impose the lowest possible sentence.” Haddad said the mandatory prison sentencing for the crime is five to eight years.C “It’s important to the court that you did cooperate and take responsibility,” Haddad said. “But you also committed a crime and should be punished.” Haddad said this is not the first time Richard Awad has been charged, and while he may have tried, he has not yet turned his life around.C

Awad sentenced for drug trafficking


Richard Awad, one of several family members involved in a marijuana trafficking operation in Clermont and Hamilton counties, was sentenced to six years in prison May 1.C Awad, 62, of Cincinnati, and his relatives Thomas Sr., 58, and Thomas Jr., 23, of Bethel and Michael Awad, 65, of Cincinnati, were arrested Dec. 27, 2013 after a six month investigation by the Clermont Narcotics Unit and the Cincinnati Police Department Major Drug Offenders Unit, according to Clermont County Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg. Richard Awad appeared before Clermont County Common Pleas Court Judge Victor Haddad for the sentencing.C Awad’s attorney Ken Zuk


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Sherry Long, who has a son serving in Afghanistan, reads a bible verse for those who have or are serving in the military as veterans and service members stand on the courthouse steps during the Day of Prayer in Clermont County May 1.

UC Clermont receives No. 1 seed in USCAA Tournament

The UC Clermont Cougars celebrate winning the Small College World Series last season. The team is the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament this year.


The road has been paved for UC Clermont to repeat as the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series champions once again in 2014 as the Cougars received the No. 1 overall seed in the May 2 selection show. “What (the seed) means, really, is that we’ll be the home team all tournament, which is nice,” UC Clermont head coach Jack Harbison said. “It puts a pretty big target on our back that you don’t necessarily want, but being the reigning champions we would have it on our back no matter what we do. “It’s an honor, but I didn’t expect it. Some of the other teams had really good stretch runs and we lost a game the last weekend, which I thought would knock us out of the one seed.” The No. 1 seed gives the Cougars the opportunity to scout their first-round opponents the morning of their game. They will play the winner of Victory University and Rochester College game — No. 8 vs. No. 9. While Rochester is a familiar opponent, Clermont has not seen Victory yet this

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season. In fact, Rochester was the squad that handed the Cougars their most recent loss, which Coach Harbison alluded to. “We lost to Rochester on Saturday (April 26) and we played really uninspired,” Harbison said. “We came back and played them on Sunday and run-ruled them (11-1) in five innings. The guys were just awesome. I think that if the players can continue to play like they did on Sunday, we’re going to be a tough team to beat.” The lone loss to Rochester was the Cougars sole blemish over their last six games. And the ensuing win over Warriors was the last live action UC Clermont has seen or will see before the USCAA tournament kicks off on Monday, May 12. Harbison said that the two-week layoff is a concern, but that he and his staff are going to do their best this week to keep his guys sharp. “We’ve had a lot of time off between our last game and our next game,” the coach explained. “That’s not good. We couldn’t find any teams that wanted to play us and most other teams are already in their tournaments, so we’re going to play a Red and Black intrasquad series this week. Hopefully, we can stay sharp by doing that.” Aside from the layoff, Harbison said that the team is healthy and poised to make another run. The next big decision to be made will be how to set a lineup and more importantly, choose a pitcher. With the possibility of playing five games in four days, the strategic aspect of

handing the ball to a hurler is one that Harbison said takes some feel and luck. “You really have to go by feel,” Harbison said. “Some coaches look at it and think we need to win four games or five games, so we’ll go with our 5-4-3-2-1 (pitchers). I don’t want to get knocked into the loser’s bracket with my No. 1 (pitcher) sitting on the bench, but I also don’t want to throw my No. 1 against a team that my No. 4 could beat. So, you really have to be on your toes and do your homework.” Harbison said that is one of the advantages of receiving the higher seed. He said he and his staff plan to attend the 8:30 a.m. game on May 12 to see which of their arms matches up the best against their first opponent and go from there. Looking at their side of the bracket, Harbison said that at this point in the year, there are no easy wins. He expects that his team will be in a position to make it two straight national championships and that trophy that sits back in Batavia is a big confidence-boosting chip that his team holds over their opponents. “I think (winning last year) gives us a huge edge,” he said. “Penn State Alleghany was there with us last year, so they have the same experience and maybe some more motivation. I expect it to come down to us two again this year. “I think the main thing having won last year does for us is that it has given us the goal and motivation to repeat since Day One. The guys have rallied around (the goal of repeating) all year and that’s what we’re looking for.”

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essentials. It’s just like running a household, certain things are mandatory, and when you don’t have enough money to maintain what you have, you’re in real trouble, and that’s where we are today.” In 2015 a small 1.3 mills levy will expire which is the only revenue that has kept the village afloat to this point. “We have about 109 registered voters,” Mayor Crawford said, “so to only have 42 voters turn out to vote certainly doesn’t make me happy. I think some of the changes at the polling place many have confused some people. I was asked if I wanted to vote my party line or just the issues and I think some voters may not have realized these changes.” Crawford continued, “I really hate that the vote was half for and half against the levy. It would have been better if it were a definite, either way. It breaks my heart, and now we really need help from the community.” Had the levy passed it

would have generated approximately $13,000 a year, enough to operate the village, according to Crawford. Rose said the next Higginsport Village Council meeting will be held on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. and council encourages anyone with ideas on how to keep the village alive to please attend this meeting. R-U-L-H 2.6 mills general permanent improvement levy fails again The levy failed this time by 27 votes, with 446 voting in favor and 476 against. That number could change once the vote is certified. Early last year, the RipleyUnion-Lewis-Huntington School District deemed it necessary to place a 2.6 mills general permanent improvement levy on the ballot in November. The levy would have generated about $260,000 annually for five years. The funds were specifically earmarked for new busses (for its aging fleet), new updated technology for students, new textbooks and facility upgrades. After the levy failed in November, district superin-

tendent Linda Naylor said that she believed that part of the reason it failed was because voters didn’t understand that the district had a 3 mill levy that ended in 2013 which meant they wouldn’t be paying more taxes if they voted yes. Several parents and residents formed the “Citizens for RULH Students) and spent time trying to spread the word to the school district on the importance of the revenue generated by the levy. Naylor stated earlier this year after the levy failed in November, that her biggest disappointment is that the students need new technology to help them keep up with other students now, rather than playing catch up later. In the November election 1,670 votes were case with a difference of only 24 votes which failed the levy. In the May 6 turnout 919 votes were cast with a difference of 27 votes. Naylor admitted that the results of the votes was disappointing and again, tantalizingly close.

“We are disappointed with the loss in the levy,” Naylor stated, “The board of education will be meeting in the next few weeks to consider options for the future. Our goal is to be fiscally responsible, while still maintaining a level of service that helps our students be successful. It is becoming increasingly difficult to provide this level of service with the tough economic times folks are dealing with today.” The next RULH School Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21, unless the board calls a special meeting before it’s regular scheduled meeting. Brown County Public Library Renewal Levy This one mill levy easily passed by a two to one margin. The levy will be collected for five years through 2019. Total voter turnout on Brown County for this primary election was 14.2 percent. On the Democrat ballot, the FitzGerald/Neuhardt received 758 votes to the 335

votes received by the Ealy/Gray ticket. Unopposed candidates for statewide office included David Pepper for Attorney General, John Carney for State Auditor, Nina Turner for Secretary of State and Connie Pillich for Treasurer of State. For the 2nd Congressional District, Ronny Richards received 331 votes, Marek Tyszkiewicz, 299, William Smith, 288 and John Sheil 161 votes. Tyszkiewicz has been declared the winner in the Second Congressional District by the Associated Press and will take on incumbent Brad Wenstrup in November. Ken McNeely was unopposed in the State Representative 66th District race and will take on incumbent Republican Doug Green. Julie D. Steddom will compete with Danny Bubp for the seat of Probate/Juvenile Court Judge in November. Democrat Stephanie O’Conner was running as a write in candidate to oppose incumbent county auditor Jill Hall in November.

The write in votes will be certified on May 19. No democrats filed to run for Common Pleas Judge or the open County Commissioner seat. On the Republican ballot Governor John Kasich, Attorney General Mike DeWine, Auditor of State Dave Yost and Treasurer of State Josh Mandel were all unopposed, as was 2nd District Congressman Brad Wenstrup. Regarding local incumbents, State Representative Doug Green of the 66th District was unopposed, as well as Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Gusweiler, County Commissioner Tony Applegate and County Auditor Jill Hall. On non-partisan issues. Brown County voters approved state issue one by a vote of 2166 for and 1432 against. A tax levy in Scott Township was also approved with 73 votes in favor and 45 votes against. The complete list of election results can be found at ownoh/results.htm.

2014 Day of Prayer draws nearly 400 people Continued from Page 1 cluded Brett Stinson, Mt. Orab, Alex Graves and Tyler Newberry, Georgetown. The group’s director is Dody Staker, Jill Dotson, producer, Debbie Adkins, stage manager and Sandy Eversole, music director. Costumes were made by Brenda Layton, Russellville. Church members and individuals from across the county took part in the event which was opened by Ray Becraft who welcomed everyone to the program. “Welcome to the 22nd Annual National Day of Prayer here in Brown County,” Becraft said. “Today, May the first, millions of believers across America have joined to-

gether to celebrate the 63rd Annual National Day of Prayer. The National Day of Prayer is a legally established day to congregate on public property to pray for our nation and its leaders. It has evolved from a tradition first proclaimed in 1775 by the Contential Congress as America became a nation.” Following an opening prayer, State Representative Doug Green sang the National Anthem and was then joined by his two nephews Terry and Jerry Green. Doug Green also led the crowd in the Pledge to the United States Flag, a Pledge to the Christian Flag and a Pledge to the Bible. Prayers were also offered specifically for: • Our government, Doug

Green; • Our churches, Jim Brock; • Our area businesses, Gerry Faust; • Our area educators, Chris Burrows; • Our families, Kevin Whitsett; • The military, David Eversole; • The media, Larry Bryant; • Law enforcement, Chris Noble. Linda O’Hara organized a simultaneous Bible reading which lasted several minutes, where the entire Bible was read aloud, by sections, by members in the audience. A closing prayer and blessing was offered by Becraft, ending the event.


The Green Family, (from left Terry Green, Jerry Green and State Representative, Doug Green.

Blessed by a future saint in Rome head. Then he blessed me. It was a moment in my life I will never forget. And I believe my life has always been blessed.” Gerry said she was thrilled when she learned recently that Pope John Paul II was deemed a Saint by the Catholic Church. In 1983 Pope John Paul II made many changes in the canonization procedure, which is the process used by the church to name a saint. The process begins after the death of a Catholic who is regarded as Holy. The local bishop investigates the candidate’s life and writings for heroic virtue and orthodoxy of doctrine. Then a panel of theologians at the Vatican evaluates the candidate. After approval by the panel and cardinals of the

Congregation for the Causes of Saints, the pope proclaims the candidate “venerable.” The next step requires evidence of two miracles done by the candidate. Catholics belive that the title of saint reveals that the person lived a holy life, is in heaven and is to be honored by the universal Church. Canonization does not “make” a person a saint: it recognizes what God has already done. Pope John Paul II is revered around the world for his long papacy and his role in the fall of communism. Many historians agree that millions of people in the former Soviet bloc owe their freedom in some part to the efforts of John Paul II to promote religious and personal freedom in the 1980’s.


Continued from Page 1 their grandson were escorted to the front of the large crowd of people because she was in the wheelchair. She and her husband described the event as both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. “We thought it was all over, and people began to leave, when a man came down and took me and my family and several other people right up on the stage. I could hardly breath in anticipation as Pope John Paul walked towards me and held out his hand. I leaned over and kissed his ring and said to him in a shaky voice, “Greetings from the University of Dayton.” Gerry continued, “He smiled and said, ‘You are American’ and nodded his


Troop 196 assists SWRMC with clean up Southwest Regional Medical Center in Georgetown held their annual Health Fair on April 12, 2014. An event of this size requires a lot of man power both to set up and to clean up. Bethel Boy Scout Troop 196 assisted with the clean up after the fair as one of their community service projects for the year. They took down tables and chairs and assisted in putting them in storage and rearranged furniture back to order in the hospital. They became involved in the project because one of the parents of the children-Michelle Burns R.N. is employed in the Bethel area by SWRMC Home Care. They hope to make it an annual service project. Thanks to all of you for your hard work!!! Pictured left to right is Frank Verdin, Ed Burns, Jacob Verdin, Eddie Burns, and Nick Burns.



Members of the Christian Theatre for Children group sang several patriotic songs during the 2014 National Day of Prayer observance held May 1 in Georgetown.

Trzeciak found guilty of murder Continued from Page 1 shooting occurred in the late evening hours of June 7, 2013 in Mt. Orab, Ohio. The Mt. Orab Police Department, specifically Investigator Jason Hahn, and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation conducted the investigation leading to Trzeciak’s arrest in Michigan on June 9, 2013. The case was prosecuted by Assistant Prosecutors Zachary A. Corbin and Chris Van Harlingen of the Brown County Prosecutor’s Office. Following a four day trial, the jury deliberated for over three hours, before reaching its verdict. Upon the finding of guilt, Trzeciak was immediately sentenced to 18 years to life in prison by Judge Scott T. Gusweiler. First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Zachary A. Corbin stated “We are very pleased with the verdict. Justice was served today for James Mootispaw and his family. There will always be consequences for taking another individual’s life in Brown County. I want to thank the Mt. Orab Police Department, specifically Investigator Jason Hahn, and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation for all their hard work in helping obtain this verdict.”

Aberdeen to sell water system to BCRWA Continued from Page 1 village has pending with the Ohio Water Development Authority. At press time, the balance of the loan was $660,227.51. The sale of the water system depends on approval from Aberdeen voters. The vote will take place August 6 in a special election. If voters approve the sale, the deal will close 30 days after the vote is certified, which would be sometime in mid September. Under the agreement, the BCRWA will be able to charge Aberdeen residents an additional five dollars per month on the minimum water charge to pay back the BCRWA for the $700,000 loan to pay off Shinn Brothers. The BCRWA will be receiving 4.5 percent interest on the loan. Aberdeen customers will only see a two dollar monthly increase on their bill, however. The minimum charge for BCRWA customers is $23 per month, which will raise the minimum for Aberdeen residents to $28 per month. The current Aberdeen minimum is $26 per month. During the special council meeting, BCRWA President Lowell Allen said it would take approximately 17 years to pay off the loan. BCRWA General Manager Dan Sarbach also said

that the association would bring the village water infrastructure into compliance with Ohio EPA regulations. The Ohio EPA has informed the village that its storage capacity is not up to standards. Other aspects of the agreement include an agreement that the BCRWA would be the exclusive water provider to the village for thirty years, with the agreement subject to successive thirty year renewals at the option of the BCRWA. The association will also collect sewer and trash fees for the village for a fee to be determined. The association is also agreeing to furnish water for firefighting purposes free of charge and will pay the cost of the of the special election and attorney’s fees incurred from drawing up the agreement. The village will continue to be responsible for approximately $200,000 that the Internal Revenue Service has paid in interest costs on the loan to build the water plant that the village stopped construction on, should the IRS ask for the money back. The sale includes all real estate and equipment associated with the water system. The entire contract can be viewed at



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Steve Triplett accepts his Horizon Award during the 2014 Spring Recognition Dinner sponsored by the Brown County Chamber of Commerce presented by Brian Elliott, president of the chamber. Representative Doug Green and field rep from U. S. Representative Brad Wenstrup’s office, Kaci Compton.



BC Chamber honors members


Lucas Brown of Reliable Transportation Solutions was the recipient of the Pioneer Leadership Award, presented May 5 at the annual Spring Recognition Dinner held at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center. Also shown is his wife Amanda, daughter Alexys and son Jasper.

Continued from Page 1 phone, looked out at the audience of approximately 150 people, smiled and said “Hi.” “I never really expected anything like this,” Triplett began. “I’m just glad to be alive. It’s certainly been an interesting 15 years being involved with the Brown County Chamber of Commerce. “I’ve seen many things. I’ve seen people come and go, and we’ve seen many big business ideas that just never hatched. But then we saw others that thrived that became business staples of our community.” Triplett went on to give more credit to his business than himself and credited a multitude of good people he has worked with through the years. “I’ve got a good crew now and I enjoy them a lot,” he said. “They’re really young but I see good things for them in the future.” Triplett introduced his wife Margaret, his daughter Rachel and his son Zack, who accompanied him to the event. He admitted that his family had taken care of him for the months that he had been sick. “I couldn’t do much for myself at that time,” he said in a shaky voice, “I don’t know what I would do without them and the people I work with. They all had to fill in for me, and it wasn’t easy. So, I appreciate all the prayers and concerns this community has shown me and may God bless you all.” Triplett received a standing ovation from the crowd. McKeown stepped up and talked briefly to the audience about the Brown LEADs program, run by the chamber. “The LEADs program is a very exclusive group and has been going on periodically for the last 10 years,” Mckeon said “We’ve had a lot of graduates, and it’s a very exclusive group that has an opportunity to help people, throughout the rest of their careers, as well as developing their personal leadership skills and getting an incite into the workings of Brown County.” This year’s LEADs Program class graduates, included: • Thomas Mayes from the law office of Danny Bubp; • Amy McClellan from Southern State Community College; • Ellie Rung from Chatfield College; • Sandy Atkins with ABCAP; • Janie Phillips with ABCAP; • Vincent Roades with First State Bank. McKeown introduced Peggy Chalker, director of the Fincastle campus of Southern State Community College who spoke briefly about the LEADs Program. During the event, Triplet introduced the three candidates who had been nominated for the ‘Business Woman of the Year’ award. The Business Woman of the Year award is sponsored annually by the News De-



Representative Doug Green congratulates Linda Sawyers after she was chosen ‘Business Woman of the Year’ during the Brown County Chamber of Commerce Spring Recognition Dinner. The award was sponsored by the News Democrat.

Five of the six recent graduates of the LEADs Program include from left, Vincent Roades, First State Bank, Sandy Atkins, ABCAP, Ellie Rung, Chatfield College, Janie Phillips, ABCAP, Thomas Mayes, Law Office of Danny Bubp. Absent was Amy McClellan, Southern State Community College. Also shown is Tim McKeown, Brown County Chamber of Commerce.

mocrat. Triplett introduced Jennifer Wilcox, principal of Georgetown Elementary school, Linda Sawyers with Paul Hall and Associates and Nancy Knabb owner of Thelma’s Beauty Shop in Sardinia. Following the introductions, Sawyers was presented with the award. Representative Doug Green also presented Sawyers with a certificate of achievement from the Ohio General Assembly. Green said that Senator Joe Uecker also sent his congratulations but was unable to attend the ceremony. Kevin Kratzer, superintendent of Southern Hills Career and Technical Center then took the microphone and introduced the winner of the Pioneer Leadership Award, sponsored by the chamber. Lucas Brown, owner of Reliable Transportation Solutions, (RTS) was recipient of the award. He started his business in Georgetown at the age of 18. RTS is a third-party logistics provider, setting up transportation for shipping and manufacturer to get materials to clients. The Pioneer Leadership Award is given to an up-andcoming business owner in Brown County that is thriving in their field and making a big impact in the county according to Brian Elliott, president of the Brown County Chamber of Commerce. “Lucas Brown certainly qualifies for this award,” Elliott said, “He has been extremely successful with his business, he’s done a lot of hiring over the years and created many job opportunities for Brown County alone.” Brown spoke briefly to the crowd. “It is an absolute honor to win this Pioneer Leadership Award tonight,” he said. “I’ll be honest, I was sitting there in my office and a young lady says to me.. ‘I think the radio station just called and I instantly thought to myself ‘what fishbowl did I put my business card in and I’m looking and it was Brian (Elliott), and he said I had won the Pioneer Award. I’d like to thank the chamber for recognizing us. “

Brown continued, “In this world we’re given opportunities and chances and I took a chance and started a truck brokerage. And that was my opportunity.” He added that business owners in Brown County need to create opportunities

for others in the community to be successful. “Anyone who knows me have heard me say many times that ‘success breeds success,’” Brown added. “I firmly, firmly believe that. If I work hard I will create an opportunity for someone

else.” For more information on the Brown County Chamber of Commerce call (937) 383-4784. Upcoming chamber events include: • Chamber Golf Outing at Friendly Meadows Golf

Try rotational grazing Rotational Grazing With the cattle markets as strong as they are, people are looking for ways to efficiently run a few more head on the acres they have. The ability of pastures to perform is always a topic for some good discussion. Of course, the number of head and the number of acres always plays a part in the availability of forage available to livestock, especially when we have extreme heat, lack of rain, or the combination of both. I have done some rotational grazing in the past few years, using electric fence to split off some of the pastures into smaller acres. This has been something that I have been able to do without a huge expense. With the SOACDF fence programs over the past few years, most everyone has some old (used) steel fence post and some used barbed wire that has been replaced by the new fence. Some of the wire is most likely in good enough condition that it can be used, as well as, some of the steel post. This is what I have been using to split off some of the pastures. A good electric fence charger will probably provide more than adequate ability to turn cows for the entire farm. One of the main things is making sure you have it properly grounded. A good ground is important especially if we see a dry period during the coming months. One wire, high enough for the calves to get under, works well. If the calves can get under the fence easily, they will not likely tear the fence down. In addition to having less repair hours to

DAVID DUGAN OSU EXTENSION SERVING ADAMS, BROWN AND HIGHLAND CO. worry about, the calves benefit from “creeping” the young tender grass that their mothers can’t get to. The fields that I had split off into smaller paddocks performed much better last year than more acres that were not split into areas that could be rotated. I am in the process of splitting fields on another farm, with plans for more. Yes, I am sold on it. GAP for Vegetable and Fruit Producers A program is being set up for vegetable and fruit growers in the near future. I am working on a date and location for GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) training for fruit and vegetable producers. I hope to have this firmed up later this week, so look for more information in next week’s column. You can also look at our web page (or substitute in the name of your county). I am also on the radio a few times a week. I am now on WFTM 1240 AM every Friday at 12:10 p.m.; C103 every Tuesday and Friday at 12:30 p.m.; and on Buckeye Country 105.5 FM every Monday and Friday at 6:55 a.m. Fence Building Field Night Take advantage of the opportunity to learn the latest in fence construction techniques from some of the industry’s most experienced representatives. We will provide an interactive,

hands-on demonstration of construction of high quality woven-wire fencing. Light Refreshments will be provided, no meal. This is a free program. The program is Thursday, May 22nd starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Jackson Agricultural Research Station of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center located at 019 Standpipe Rd. Jackson, OH 45640. Contact Kenny Wells at 740286-3803 or Strawberry Field Night Strawberry Plasticulture Field Night will be held at the OSU South Centers on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. Plasticulture and matted row strawberry field research will be showcased. Topics to be covered will include: - winter protection techniques - Israeli drip irrigation demonstration and management - row cover management - cultivar evaluations - pest and disease control Spotted Wing Drosophila monitoring and trapping - Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques Cost to attend is $15.00. Registration deadline is May 19th. To register for the workshop, please contact Charissa McGlothin at or call 740.289.2071 ext. 132. Dates to Remember May 22 - Strawberry Field Night at OSU South Centers at Piketon beginning at 6 p.m. May 22 - Fence Building Workshop in Jackson at OARDC starting at 6 p.m.

Course set for June 13; • Chamber meeting May 15 at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center, 8 a.m.; • Brown County Summerfest at Mt. Orab Community Park on August 1 and 2.

BCBDD scheduled to meet The Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold their regular scheduled board meeting Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities Center new location at 325 West State Street, Building A, Suite 2, Georgetown, Oh. 45121. (Located on the Brown County Fair Grounds). The public is invited to attend.

Beekeepers meet, swarm removal available The Brown County Beekeepers will meet on May 13, 2014 at Western Brown High School. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The May program will be about bee swarm traps. This program will be very helpful for all members so be sure to attend. Bee swarm time is here. If you see a lot of bees clustered in a tree or on a bush, please call 937-618-1332 to have on of our beekeepers remove them for you.



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BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press


The Mt. Orab Fire Department will host Safety Day in conjunction with Kroger in the Kroger parking lot on Sunday, May 18 from 12 p.m. noon until 6 p.m. This year’s event will be one of the departments biggest ever and will be filled with activities for children and adults. Demonstrations will be going on throughout the day. The purpose of Safety Day is to focus on public safety education and information. All the events will be free to everyone who attends. Gail Burba, member of the Mt. Orab Fire Department Auxiliary, said the department is thrilled to have the Safety Day event back in Mt. Orab. “This is a great event for all children,” Burba said. “the kids who take part in it learn so much. They learn basic things that could save their own lives some day as well as others. The kids have the opportunity to walk through the Fire Safety House, or as we like to call it, the ‘smoke house. It simulates a structure that’s on fire, and the kids learn important things when confronted by a fire, like not touching any doors, how to prepare for escape, how to stop, drop and roll and many other valuable lessons. It is very popular with all the kids.” Special booths will also be set up offering information on other safety issues including home safety programs. Other events include: • viewing local fire trucks, EMS vehicles and other law enforcement vehicles; • learning how to effectively use a fire extinguisher; • visit with local air transport services where

children will be allowed inside the helicopters; • visit booths and learn more about local resources available to the community; • observe demonstrations about emergency operations; • bring boats or other watercraft and get a 2014 safety inspection. “Kids will also get a chance to meet Sparky the fire dog,” added Burba. “He’s always a big hit with the kids.” Everyone is welcome and invited to attend this free, fun filled event. For more information please call the department at (937) 444-3903.


Safety Day is back in Mt. Orab on May 18


Members of the Mt. Orab Fire Department are shown bowing their heads for a moment of silence in honor of their fallen comrades in New York after 9/11.


This mobile Fire Safety House helps children understand what to do and how to react when faced with a fire and smoke.


Kids who attend the upcoming May 18 Safety Day in Mt. Orab will be able to sit inside a helicopter and learn how the units save lives.

At a past Safety Day event, Mt. Orab Assistant Fire Chief George Burba and Mt. Orab Police Officer George Baker are shown riding the bucket truck.





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Lady Broncos are SBAAC American Div. champs Western Brown softball team finishes 10-0 in league play

The Western Brown Lady Broncos have brought home another Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference American Division softball title. This year, the Lady Broncos would claim the league crown in flawless fashion, wrapping up their regular season with a 10-0 league mark. The Lady Broncos barreled through their last three league contests, topping New Richmond 11-1 on May 2, shutting out the Amelia Lady Barons 7-0 on May 5, and then capping the regular season off with a 14-1 victory over the Goshen Lady Warriors on May 6. Western Brown's Morgan Nickell continued her fury in the pitcher's circle as the

Lady Broncos dominated for victories in their final league outings of the season. In 114 innings pitched, Nickell held a total of 122 strikeouts. The Lady Broncos were also aided by some fierce hitting along their path to a league title. Western Brown's Brianna Stacy swung for three hits in five at-bats in the recent win over Goshen. Lindsey Harvey cranked out three hits in four at-bats while facing Goshen, and it was Morgan Fischer swinging for two hits in five at-bats. Nickell batted a perfect four-for-four in the May 6 win. Hope Jamison managed three hits in four atbats in the win over Goshen, and it was Kristen York cranking out three hits CONTINUED ON PAGE 14

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The Western Brown Lady Broncos are Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference American Division championship after finishing their regular season with a perfect league record of 10-0. Members of the Western Brown varsity softball squad include, in no particular order, Bailie Darnall, Brianna Stacy, Kristen York, Kasey York, Josie McElroy, Morgan Nickell, Kayley Shively, Lindsey Harvey, Morgan Fischer, Hope Jamison, Abi Krick, and Loryn Gavula. The Lady Broncos are coached by Blaine Wallace and Gina Lawrence.

Rockets earn No. 2 seed for sectional tournament Fayetteville baseball team finishes 2nd in SHAC Division II standings BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press A successful season continued for the FayettevillePerry Rockets this past week, as they rose to a 9-3 mark in Southern Hills Athletic Conference play with a narrow 5-3 win over the visiting Ripley-UnionLewis-Huntington Blue Jays. The Rockets entered the May 6 league contest

against the Jays coming off non-league losses to Landmark Christian (10-6) and Norwood (7-2). With only one SHAC contest remaining on their regular season schedule, the Rockets were on track to finish runner-up in SHAC Division II and third in the entire conference. “I through we had our ups and downs during the regular season,” said Fayetteville-Perry head baseball

Brown County Athletes of the Week KRISTEN YORK, WESTERN BROWN It was Western Brown senior softball standout, Kristen York, cranking out three hits in four at-bats to aid the Lady Broncos to a victory over the Goshen Lady Warriors, May 6. York held a batting average of .368 with 24 hits in 65 at-bats this season. She’s provided the Lady Broncos with some power at the plate in recent outings, recording a total of three home runs and 17 RBIs. She has also recorded four doubles this season.


CASEY BOYER, FAYETTEVILLE Fayetteville-Perry High School’s junior baseball standout, Casey Boyer, has played a huge role in the Rockets’ success this season. Boyer held a .440 batting average with 22 hits in 50 at-bats with just one game left in the regular season. Boyer has also been a leader on the mound for the Rockets this season, throwing for four wins and one loss with 36 strikeouts in 34 innings pitched.

coach Tim Carlier. “I don't think we have reached our full potential, but a big plus is that we're continuing to progress.” With the regular season coming to a close, Carlier and his Rockets were getting geared up for the Southwest District Division IV Sectional Tournament. The Rockets enter this year's sectional tournament as the No. 2 seed with an 11-9 overall record at the time of the tournament draw. The Rockets will begin sectional tourney play on May 14, holding home field advantage while facing the winner of the May 12 sectional bout between No. 11 seed Middletown Christian (3-6) and No. 8 seed Seven Hills (2-15). “I thought the tournament draw went well for us,” said Carlier. “I respected that the teams in the Southwest have recognized what talent we have.” Playing a huge role in the Rockets' success this season has been consistent hitting late in the season. Dion Barber is among the Rockets' hitting leaders this season with a .444 batting averaging, cranking out 20 hits in 45 at-bats. Fayetteville's Casey Boyer held a .440 batting average with 22 hits in 50 at-bats, while teammate Tanner Fowler held a .432 batting average with 16 hits in 37 at-bats. Scottie Mullis has been among the leaders on the mound for the Rockets this season, throwing for four CONTINUED ON PAGE 14


Fayetteville’s Dion Barber delivers a pitch during the Rockets’ non-league victory over Georgetown.



Western Brown’s Nick Osborne gets set at the plate just before hammering out a hit in the Broncos’ win over Georgetown.

Broncos top Amelia, fall to Goshen BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press The Western Brown Bronco hard-ballers stood at a league record of 7-3 after topping the Amelia Barons 9-5 at home on April 5, but then suffering an 8-1 road loss to the Goshen Warriors in the May 6 round of games. The Broncos wrapped up league play in a tie for second place with Goshen in the Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference American Division, each team with three league losses. It was the New Richmond Lions clinching the SBAAC big school division title with a league record of 9-1. The Broncos stood at an 11-9 overall record with one non-league contest remaining on their regular season schedule, a May 8 home game against the Batavia Bulldogs. Among the Broncos' hit

leaders this season is senior Trevor Lind, who held a .455 batting average with 25 hits in 55 at-bats entering the final regular season

game. Lind also held a total of four home runs and 33 RBIs. CONTINUED ON PAGE 14

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Georgetown senior to continue running career on collegiate level BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press Georgetown High School's senior long-distance running specialist, Kylie Watson, has signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her track and cross country career at the collegiate level at Wilmington College. A signing ceremony was held for Watson May 6 at Georgetown Jr./Sr. High School with family


members, friends, coaches, and school officials present there to join in the celebration. Watson marks the fourth Georgetown senior student/athlete to sign to a college this year, according to Georgetown High School Athletic Director Robert Lane. During her high school career, she would earn honors such as Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic

Conference National Division Runner of the Year and state meet qualifier. “We are really excited to have Kylie at Wilmington,” said Wilmington College Track and Field Coach Wayne Stacy. “She will be a big part of the Wilmington cross country and track programs. We think she has an incredibly bright future. She's had a very successful career here at Georgetown and we expect that success to continue at Wilmington, as she only gets faster.”


Watson signs with Wilmington


Western Brown’s Lindsey Harvey hammers out a hit during a bout this season.

WBHS: Lady Broncos finish perfect in league play at 10-0 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 in four at-bats with a home run, double, and five RBIs. Fischer, Josie McElroy, Nickell and Abi Krick were the Lady Broncos' hit leaders in the May 5 victory over Amelia. Fischer and McElroy each managed two hits in four at-bats, while Nickell and Krick both swung for two hits in three at-bats. With the regular season now in the books, the Lady Broncos enter the Southwest District Division I Sectional Tournament as the No. 8 seed with a 17-3 overall record at the time of the tournament draw, and will face No. 9 seed Little Miami (13-5) on Monday, May 12 at Western Brown

High School. A win in round one of the sectional would put the Lady Broncos up against No. 6 seed Loveland at Loveland High School on May 14. After claiming two victories following the sectional tournament draw, the Lady Broncos were able to cap off their regular season with an impressive overall record of 19-3. According to Western Brown head coach Blaine Wallace, “confidence now is really high” for his Lady Broncos after topping Harrison 2-1 to win the Western Brown Softball Invite and then finishing off the regular season with three straight league victories.


Georgetown’s Kylie Watson signs her National Letter of Intent to continue her track and cross country career on the collegiate level at Wilmington College. Front row, from left are Jasmine Watson (mother), Kylie Watson, and Tony Watson (father and coach); back row, Georgetown High School Athletic Director Robert Lane and Georgetown High School track and field coach Tracy Hawkins.

BRONCOS: Sectional play to begin Wade Linville/THE BROWN COUNTY PRESS

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 Western Brown’s Morgan Nickell winds up to deliver a pitch during the Lady Broncos’ win over Harrison.

Western Brown's Nick Osborne has also been swinging a swift bat this season, holding a batting average of .433 with 29 hits in 67 atbats and a total of 19 RBIs. Bronco senior Devyn Wood held a .429 batting

average with 27 hits in 63 at bats, recording a total of four home runs and 26 RBIs. With the regular season under wraps, the Broncos enter this year's Southwest District Division II Sectional Tournament at the No. 4 seed and will have

home field advantage for their first sectional tourney game. On May 15, the Broncos will face the winner of the May 13 sectional contest between No. 6 seed Archbishop McNicholas (88 record at the time of the tournament draw) and No. 11 seed Hughes Center.

FPHS: Rockets 2nd in SHAC Div. II CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 wins and two losses with 28 strikeouts in 32 innings pitched. Two of his victories came by shutout. Boyer has also been a leader on the mound for the Rockets, throwing for four wins and one loss with 36 strikeouts in 34 innings pitched. The Rockets were scheduled to wrap up their regular season May 8 with a SHAC contest on the road against the Peebles Indians.


Among those playing a significant role in the Rockets’ success on the field this season has been senior catcher Cody Shaw.

Lady Rockets 8-3 in SHAC With only two league games remaining on their regular season schedule, the Fayetteville-Perry Lady Rockets were in a close battle for the top spot in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference small school division with an 8-3 league record. The Lady Rockets were tied for second in SHAC Division II standings with the Whiteoak Lady Wildcats, both teams ranking behind the Fairfield Lady Lions who led the SHAC small school division with a 9-1 league mark. The Lady Rockets were scheduled to wrap-up league play with road games against the Peebles Lady Indians and the West Union Lady Dragons. With a .444 batting average, senior Claire Carson has ranked among the Lady Rockets' hitting leaders this


Western Brown’s Tim “Shorty” Ward swings for a hit in a Bronco win this season. Fayetteville’s Taylor Cornett goes to bat during the Lady Rockets’ league victory over Ripley.

season, cranking out 24 hits in 54 at-bats. Carson has also been the leader in the pitcher's circle for the Lady Rockets this season with 11 wins and four losses. In 104 innings pitched, Carson had recorded a total of 85 strikeouts. The Lady Rockets are

scheduled to begin play in the Southwest District Division IV Sectional Tournament on May 13. The Lady Rockets enter the tournament as the No. 4 seed, and will be on the road for round one of the sectional against No. 3 seed Lockland at Lockland High School.

Georgetown to hold Lady G-Men camp The Georgetown Lady GMen basketball camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, June 9-13 at the Georgetown High School gymnasium.

All girls who will be entering grades third through eight are eligible to attend. All campers will receive a camp T-shirt and basketball.

Camp brochures can be picked up at the Georgetown Jr./Sr. High School and the Georgetown Elementary School.



BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press


Ohio Wildlife Council approves 2014-2015 hunting regulations Press release The Brown County Press

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The eastern Lady Warriors hold a meeting on the field following a league bout this season.

Lady Warriors in tight battle for SHAC title BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press In a tight battle for the Southern Hills Athletic Conference Division I softball title, it was the Eastern Lady Warriors holding a 7-5 league record with just one league contest remaining, while the Lynchburg-Clay Lady Mustangs stood at 7-4 in the SHAC with two league games yet to play.

The Lady Warriors claimed their seventh league victory of the season by topping the West Union Lady Dragons 17-9 while on the road, May 6. Among those leading the Lady Warrior bats this season is Savannah Newman, who held a .480 batting average with 12 hits in 25 atbats. Eastern's Hannah Dotson held a .458 batting average

with 11 hits in 24 at-bats. While wrapping up regular season play, the Lady Warriors were also preparing for play in the Southeast District Division III Sectional Tournament. The Lady Warriors received the No. 7 seed for this year's sectional tourney, and they will begin sectional play by facing No. 10 seed Northwest (4-14) at Eastern High School on May 13.

Warriors drop two in double-header BY Sabrina Mignerey The Brown County Press

The Eastern Brown Warriors were toppled by the Piketon Red Streaks in both games of their non-conference double header on May 3 at Eastern High School. The Warriors showed a valiant effort, displaying good fielding fundamentals and pitching, although the Warriors were a little thin on the pitching game. Eastern had several different pitchers throughout both games and each was successful at times in finding the strike zones. The Warriors tried to rally late with the bats getting hot in the first game of the double header, but fell short with a score of 15-10. The second game the Warriors were ready for a battle and were evenly matched with power-hitters from Piketon.

Piketon jumped out in front in the second game, scoring five runs in the first inning. The Warriors combated the first inning by loading the bases in the bottom of the first with two outs. The Warriors rallied late, but lost in a heart-breaker by a score of 11-10. The Warriors are now 7 9 - 0 (6 - 5 - 0) heading into the heat of conference post season hopes. The Warriors were scheduled to take on the Blanchester Wildcats in a double header on Saturday, May 10. Dave Mignerey, Warriors’s head coach said, “The kids hit the ball real well. Nate Scott, Colt Adams, and Clay Broughton in particular. We had a couple if JV pitchers get their first varsity pitching experience. Levi Troutman and Kevin Schmidt.”

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eastern’s Grant Macintosh awaits a pitch during the Warriors’ double header against Piketon.

Struggles continue for Jays Ripley baseball squad drops to 8-12 with six straight losses

BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press


After winning six of their first nine games of the 2014 spring season, the RipleyUnion-Lewis-Huntington Blue Jays have been struggling for wins as the regular season is quickly coming to a close. The Jays ventured to Fayetteville-Perry High

School on May 6, suffering a narrow 5-3 loss to the home standing Rockets. Although they showed significant improvement since their 13-1 loss to the Rockets on April 24, the May 6 loss marked the eighth of the season and the sixth in a row for the Jays, dropping them to an overall record of 8-12 and a Southern Hills Athletic Conference record

of 6-5. The Jays were scheduled to face the Manchester Greyhounds and the Fairfield Lions in their final regular season games of the year, and on May 12 they will host the FelicityFranklin Cardinals for round one of the Southwest District Division IV Sectional Tournament. A win in round one of the sectional would put the Jays up against the No. 2 seed Fayetteville-Perry Rockets in a May 14 sectional bout to be held at Fayetteville.

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ripley’s ryan Poole take his turn at bat during a bout this season.

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved new whitetailed deer hunting regulations at its meeting on Wednesday, April 9, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Among new regulations are decreased deer bag limits in many counties, and hunters may use specific straight-walled cartridge rifles during the 2014 deer-gun week. The council also voted to remove bobcats from Ohio’s list of threatened species. The Ohio Wildlife Council voted to approve deer hunting proposals prepared by ODNR Division of Wildlife biologists. The 2014-2015 deer hunting season dates will remain largely consistent with previous years. One change in season dates included adjusting deer-muzzleloader season to begin on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, and end on Monday, Jan. 5, compared to last year when the season began on a Saturday and concluded on a Tuesday. The October antlerless deermuzzleloader weekend will be held for the second year. Deer hunting seasons for 2014-2015: • Deer archery: Sept. 27, 2014 - Feb. 1, 2015. • Antlerless deer muzzleloader: Oct. 11-12, 2014. • Youth deer gun: Nov. 2223, 2014. • Deer gun: Dec. 1-7, 2014. • Deer muzzleloader: Jan. 25, 2015. The Ohio Wildlife Council also approved changes to Ohio’s list of endangered and threatened species. The bobcat, previously threatened, was removed from the list. Bobcats are still considered a protected species in Ohio with no hunting or trapping season. The snowshoe hare was changed to a species of concern, Bewick’s wren was changed to extirpated and smooth greensnakes were changed to endangered. Small-game hunting and furbearer trapping season dates were also passed on Wednesday. Season dates and bag limits for migratory birds, including mourning dove, Canada goose, rail, moorhen, snipe, woodcock and waterfowl will be set in August in compliance with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s framework. The Ohio 2014-2015 hunting and trapping season dates can be found at

Deer bag limits reflect the reduction in the deer population in many counties as numbers continue to move closer to target levels. Bag limits were reduced in 44 counties, increased in five counties and 39 counties stayed the same as last season. Antlerless tags are eliminated in some counties as deer populations approach target levels. Antlerless tags were introduced as a way to reduce Ohio’s deer herd, and have been successful, thereby eliminating their need in certain counties. County deer bag limits: • Two (no more than one antlerless permit): Auglaize, Darke, Fayette, Hancock, Madison and Mercer counties. • Three (antlerless permits are not valid): Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Defiance, Fairfield, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hardin, Harrison, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Meigs, Miami, Monroe, Muskingum, Morrow, Noble, Perry, Richland, Van Wert, Washington and Williams counties. • Three (no more than one antlerless permit): Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Columbiana, Crawford, Erie, Henry, Highland, Huron, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Marion, Medina, Morgan, Ottawa, Paulding, Pickaway, Pike, Preble, Putnam, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Vinton, Wayne, Wood and Wyandot counties. • Four (no more than one antlerless permit): Brown, Clermont, Cuyahoga, Delaware, Franklin, Hamilton, Lake, Lucas, Mahoning, Montgomery, Portage, Stark, Summit and Warren counties. The Ohio Wildlife Council approved these specific straight-walled cartridge rifles for deer hunting: .357 Magnum, .357 Maximum, .38 Special, .375 Super Magnum, .375 Winchester, .38-55, .41 Long Colt, .41 Magnum, .44 Special, .44 Magnum, .444 Marlin, .45 ACP, .45 Colt, .45 Long Colt, .45 Winchester Magnum, .45 Smith & Wesson, .454 Casull, .460 Smith & Wesson, .45-70, .45-90, .45110, .475 Linebaugh, .5070, .50-90, .50-100, .50-110 and .500 Smith & Wesson. The rifles are the same caliber and use the same straight-walled cartridges that are currently legal for use in the same caliber

handgun. The new regulation is designed to allow additional opportunities for hunters that own these guns or want to hunt with these guns. These rifles have reduced recoil compared to larger shotguns, and the rifles are more accurate than the same caliber handgun. A new regulation states shotguns and specific straight-walled cartridge rifles used for deer hunting be loaded with no more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined. The 2013-2014 hunting regulation states a shotgun must be plugged if it is capable of holding more than three shells. New next year, youth hunters can harvest up to two wild turkeys during the 2015 two-day youth season (one per day). Checking two wild turkeys would fill the youth hunter’s bag limit for the remaining 2015 spring wild turkey season. This change does not take effect until 2015. The bag limit remains one wild turkey for the two-day 2014 youth wild turkey hunting season. The Ohio Wildlife Council is an eight-member board that approves all of the ODNR Division of Wildlife proposed rules and regulations. Small-game hunting and trapping seasons were proposed at the Ohio Wildlife Council’s January meeting. Deer proposals were presented in February and amended in March. Go to for more information about hunting in Ohio. Open houses to receive public comments about hunting, trapping and fishing regulations and wildlife issues were held on March 1, and a statewide hearing on all of the proposed rules was held on March 13. Open houses give the public an opportunity to view and discuss proposed fishing, hunting and trapping regulations with the ODNR Division of Wildlife officials. Council meetings are open to the public. Individuals who want to provide comments on a topic that is currently being considered by council are asked to preregister at least two days prior to the meeting by calling 614-265-6304. All comments are required to be three minutes or less. ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all. Visit the ODNR website at

wild turkey harvest after the 2014 opening day of hunting were Harrison (82), Ashtabula (75), Trumbull (74), Columbiana (73), Belmont (71), Coshocton (71), Guernsey (69), Muskingum (68), Tuscarawas (68) and Meigs (66).

Last year’s wild turkey hunters checked 2,762 birds on opening day. There were a total of 64 wild turkeys tagged in by Brown County hunters on opening day, up from last year’s count of 58 birds tagged in.


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Ohio turkey hunters find success on opening day Press release The Brown County Press

Ohio turkey hunters checked 2,455 wild turkeys during the opening day of the 2014 wild turkey hunting season Monday, April 21. The top 10 counties for

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Members of the Georgetown High School varsity baseball team pose in front of their new backstop sign donated by ZMac Transportation Solutions out of Eastgate. From the left, are Jacob Miller, Brendan Hatfield, Tanner Pack, Clinton McElroy, Christian Linville, Merle Davis, Vinny Strickland, Jacob Cady, David Ward, Trey Foster, Ethan Alexander, and Logan Scott.


G-Men wrap-up regular season BY Wade Linville The Brown County Press In what has been a rebuilding phase for the Georgetown High School varsity baseball program, the G-Men wrapped up their regular season with just one win (1-16). For

more than 20 years Georgetown High School has struggled record a winning season, and the road to change has been difficult as they have faced tough competition in the Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference. The G-Men have shown

signs of improvement, but inconsistency has been an issue. On a positive note, the future looks bright for Georgetown baseball, as they will lose only one senior to graduation and return several experienced varsity starters.

The G-Men were seeded No. 10 for this year's Southwest District Division IV Sectional Tournament and are scheduled to face No. 6 seed Little Miami in round one of the sectional on May 12 at Little Miami High School.


Members of the Flash 14U Gold National baseball team pose with their awards.

Season continues for Flash 14U Gold National team


Submitted news The Brown County Press On April 26 and April 27, the Flash 14U Gold National Team played in a tournament at Rumpke Park with teams from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Missing one-third of their team who are playing high school baseball, the Flash 14U Gold made it to the finals. On day one, the Flash played the Red Stockings Elite and got a great pitching performance from Mason Stanley out of Hillsboro. The game was tied when Stanley got a walk-off hit in the last inning to win the game. Stephen Krause had a big double in game one. In game two on Saturday, the Flash played the Brighton Bull Dogs out of Michigan and scored 13 runs in the first inning. Dylan Whisman knocked in

two runs on a base hit in the first inning then came up again as the Flash batted around in the first in ning. Whisman’s second at-bat with the bases loaded resulted in a double to score three runs (5 RBI’s in the first inning). Krause had three RBI’s in the first inning. Evan Baugh continued to give a stellar pitching performance in the tournament and stayed hot at the plate. Evan Baugh was threefor-four, Jantzen Smith was three-for-four, Dylan Whisman and Ander Kohrs were two-for-three batting. On Sunday, the Flash Gold played Flash Blue in the semi-finals and won 82. Once again, Baugh was three-for-three batting and Ander Kohrs was outstanding pitching. The Flash (with their H.S. players missing) was running out of pitching and lost in the fi-

nals to finish runner up in the tournament. On May 3-4, the Flash 14U Gold played in a tournament at Rivershore Park in Kentucky. The Flash lost in game one that ended in a tie and had to go to a California shootout because of time limits 5-4. The Flash the played the D.C. Attack out of Kentucky and won 16 to 0. The Flash got a great pitching performance from Dylan Whisman and a big homerun on a mammoth shot over the fence by Andrew Mckibben. Jantzen Smith went twofor-two batting and Evan Baugh went two-for-four in the game. The Flash came back on day two for single elimination and played XBA baseball and got an outstanding pitching performance from Baugh. The Flash then had to play a top seed the Lumber Company out of Tipp City,

and won that game 4-1. Kohrs had an outstanding pitching performance and held the good hitting Lumber Company to just one run in a complete game win for Kohrs. Once again Evan Baugh was two-fortwo in the game and Dylan Whisman was two-for-two. Hunter DeWeese got a huge hit in the game as well as Jantzen Smith and Nate Bogan. Kyle Blaha and Ander Kohrs also had huge hits, Kohrs hit to left was a smash that scored a run. Nate Bogan, Andrew McKibben and Stephen Krause continued hot hitting and driving the baseball for the Flash all through the tournament. The flash lost in the finals as their pitching was running out, as early in the season the Flash has several players playing high school baseball who are not available to play with the Flash until their high school season is over.

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Early in the week, it looked as if racing action at Moler Raceway Park might be cancelled for a second straight week with heavy rains pounding the area but the severe weather moved out just in time for the Sunoco Race Fuels Night presented by L&M Performance show to go on at MRP, May 2. With $1,500 on the line for the Mt. Orab Ford Late Models the drivers were undeterred by the unseasonably cool temperatures and overcast skies. In the first heat, it was Bethel’s Chris Shannon jumping to an early lead but a spin on lap 3 would send him to the tail of the field, handing over the lead to Bryan Casey of Coshocton Ohio who would go on to claim the victory. The second heat was dominated by a man who is no stranger to victory lane at MRP as “Insane” Duane Chamberlain would take the checkers to set the lineup for the feature event. In the 30-lap feature event Chamberlain would jump to an early lead from the outside pole with Marty O’Neal and Chad Stapleton in hot pursuit. With a few cautions for debris O’Neal would challenge for the lead on the restarts but Chamberlain was not to be denied on this night setting a blistering pace to lap all but the top 3 by the time the checkers dropped in his St. Henry’s Night Club, Rocket Chassis 20c machine. O’Neal would come home second followed by Lil’ John Whitney as the only cars left on the lead lap. In the UMP Modified division “Racin’ Dave” McWilliams would claim heat one after starting from the tail and young Adam Stricker of Batavia, OH, fresh off his first feature victory at MRP taking the win in heat two to set what looked to be a very evenly matched front row for the feature. At the drop of the green in the feature the two drivers did not disappoint with McWilliams and Stricker racing side by side and swapping the lead several times throughout the first half of the race. The caution would come out for debris on the track that turned out to be the entire right side body panel of the McWilliams 18 machine and with Stricker leading the last lap at the line he would take the pole on the single file restart. After the restart the McWilliams machine was not quite the same and Stricker would put some distance between

the two on his way to claiming his second straight victory at the track in the Stricker Auto Parts, Lightning Chassis number 68. McWilliams would come home second followed by Jimmy Lennex Jr., Patrick Alcorn, and Boog Verdon rounding out the top five. TheDRC Crazy Compacts division would once again live up to its name with more of the side by side racing action that has become a staple of the weekly shows at MRP. Rex Smith Jr. and T.J. Dalton would set the front row of the feature lineup after each taking a win in their heat races (Dalton from the tail). Things got crazy right away with both cars making some contact and Smith spinning just after completing the first lap, however it was Dalton who was sent to the tail after a rough driving call was made by track officials. On the restart Smith would get out to a big lead and never look back on his way to his first victory of the season in his 11s Ford Escort. Jerry Gibson III, Tony Reed, T.J. Dalton charging back through the field from the tail, and Dillan Harris would make up the top five finishers. In the Chevette division it was Mike Clark and Jeff Watson taking wins in the heats but at the drop of the green it was the man who has dominated the class at MRP thus far this year, Rusty Yarger, challenging Watson for the lead on the first lap. Yarger would lose control though coming out of turn two on the second lap and be forced to the tail. Watson would cruise to victory from there as the former track champion would take home his first feature win since returning to the track after taking a year off from driving. Yarger would put on quite a show mowing down the field to charge back from the tail to finish second, with Mike Clark, Jim Hunt, and Jerry Florence Jr. rounding out the top 5. MRP’s newest division the Sport Modifieds would close out the night’s action with Andy Trout on the pole after taking the heat race win. Trout would lead the first two laps with Chris Shelton Jr. taking over on lap three as all the cars raced very closely for the lead. Shelton would bring out the caution and drop from the race after lap 5 and from there it was young Harrison Hall of Circleville Ohio stepping up to claim the win in his first ever visit to MRP in his Donely Concrete, Mike’s Trucking, Precision Grading sponsored 99 machine.

Beucler, Scott take part in North/South All-Star Game Submitted news The Brown County Press Rob Beucler and Nathan Scott spent an April weekend in Columbus coaching and playing in the North / South game held at Ohio Dominican. Beucler and Scott were both selected to coach and play in the Div. III/IV game by the OHSBCA selection committee. The activities included the practice on Saturday evening and the game on Sunday afternoon along with both the two girls’ games and the two boys’ games. The South team made up of players in southern part of the state competed against the north selections. The South came out victorious in the game with a balanced scoring attack from the players ending with a score of 100-80. Nathan played well, along with his teammates. He finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds and helped the South capture the victory. The young men and women represented Ohio in a well deserving way. These student – athletes and coaches are role models for our younger generations and are

ready to go to the next level of athletic and academic competition. Scott recently signed to continue his basketball career at the collegiate level at Wilmington College.



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Brown Countians honored at Exceptional Achievement Award Recognition Ceremony Provided/The Brown CounTy Press

Individuals from Brown County were honored recently at the region 14/hopewell Center Thirty-first Annual exceptional Achievement Award recognition Ceremony at hillsboro elementary in highland County. exceptional Achievement Award recipients were cited for services they have provided this past school year to ensure students with disabilities achieve personal, social or academic goals of the highest standards. This award is a unique recognition since it is granted to a limited number of individuals from throughout the five-county region 14/hopewell region and is selected by both parents and educators. Additionally, Jannea Messer, a student at ripley high school was named the outstanding student Award recipient for Brown County. she was nominated in the area of academics. The regional Parent Advisory Council and the regional Advisory Council of region 14/hopewell Center sponsored the exceptional Achievement Award recognition Ceremony. They wish to extend their congratulations to the award recipients who have given the most precious gift of all – themselves. Above left, Left to right: nathan Geers; evan Dreyer; Kathy harris; officer reggie MacKenzie; Kyle Brunsman; Pam Lodwick; Tracy Coffey; Joseph Tolliver; Vicky osborne. Above right, Left to right: Dr. sue Zake, Director, office for exceptional Children, ohio Department of education; ron rudduck, state Board of educational; state representative Doug Green; Christopher Burrows, superintendent, Georgetown exempted Village school District; Jannea Messer; Dr. Linda naylor, superintendent, ripley-union-Lewis-huntington-Local school District

SSCC to host free Biotech Chatfield to offer Summer 2014 workshop on May 16 Enrichment Courses

Southern State Community College will offer Biotech 2014 Edvotek Workshop: Biotechnology Applications for Agriculture and Education from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 16, on the college’s Fayette Campus, 1270 U.S. Route 62 SW, Washington C.H. The workshop is offered free of charge; however, because the workshop will involve hands-on participation, the number of participants will be limited and reservations are required. Please call 1-800-628-7722, ext. 5610, to reserve a spot. “Our most important objective is that you learn in a comfortable setting,” said Dr. David Garippa, SSCC professor who is coordinating the event. “So please know that you are welcome to attend even if you have no experience in biotechnology. This promises to be an informative, productive day for all!” Attendees will develop an in-depth knowledge of biotechnology through hands-on participation in polymerase chain reaction (PCR), thermal cycler (PCR machine) including the Edvotek Mega Cycler, horizontal electrophoresis, and protein purification. The

Chatfield College has announced that it will offer Summer Enrichment Courses from June 2-27 at the St. Martin campus in northern Brown county. The following enrichment classes will be available: Pottery for Beginners,

The Huntington Hotshots held their April meeting at Maysville Roller Rink. We had brief meeting before we enjoyed the fun and games. We voted on t-shirt color this years t-Shirts will be Royal Blue. We also voted to pay for a night of camping for the members at the Camping trip to Longs Retreat July 12th. There are some important dates for members to write down. They are as follows: • Members taking market project must attend a Quality Assurance session the remaining dates and locations are May 8th at Eastern HS 7 p.m., May 14th at Ripley HS 7 p.m., June 2nd at Georgetown HS 7 p.m., June 5th at Fayetteville HS 7 p.m. • Aberdeen Memorial Day Parade May 25th meet at Valero line up at 3 p.m. • Horse Pictures and forms due at extension office by June 1st ( see advisor) • Goat tag in June 7th 8 10 a.m. Brown County Fairgrounds all paper work MUST be turned in at this time NO EXCEPTIONS! • Ohio River Sweep June 21st 9 a.m. Aberdeen Park. Our club President JW Curtis submitted a proposal for the Hands To Larger Service mini grant and he was chosen to receive one for our club to help with our community service project. The Huntington Hotshots would like to Thank Jw for

course is $30, plus applicable fees which vary according to supplies needed. For questions about the classes, or to register, contact Deb Henderson at 513875-3344, ext. 110 or email

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southern state Community College professors (l-r) Dr. william T. henry and Dr. Terry Flum participate in a previous Biotech workshop. This year’s free workshop will be held May 16 on the college’s Fayette Campus in washington Court house.

workshop will include an overview of basic procedures and equipment use. During the morning session training lab, participants will study a wild type of a mustard family plant, Arabidopsis thaliana, which contains fire hairs, or trichomes. A mutant variety lacks the trichromes. Through use of a thermal cycler, participants will be able to identify the

mutant variety of the plant, and protein purification will be performed. For more information, please contact Dr. Garippa at 1-800-628-7722, ext. 5635, or To make a reservation for the May 16 event, please call 1800-628-7722, ext. 5610. To learn more about Southern State Community College, visit

Hotshots set dates, encourage positivity in our community BY Clayton Cordell Curtis Huntington Hotshots

History of Brown County, Zumba Exercise, Drawing for Beginners, Creative Writing, Quilting for Beginners, Refinishing furniture and Beginning Computers. Each class will meet once per week for four weeks. Cost for each

applying for the grant for our club! Our next meeting will be held at the Aberdeen United Methodist Church and we will be making a "Positivity Beautification to Aberdeen" this will be May 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. #### At least 34 4-H members and their family in Brown County, Ohio are getting ready to share their positive attitudes with their annual community service project. Their efforts this year are being directed at the Aberdeen United Methodist Church's flower garden. The project will take place beginning at 6:30 pm on May 13, 2014, The Aberdeen Methodist Church supports our club and gets behind us in everything we do. We chose this location to not only help beautify and send a positive message to our community but to show our appreciation for everything the church

does for our club. The President of our 4-H club received a grant to help with purchasing plants and decorative items from the "Hands To Larger Service Mini Grant" Funded by the Ohio 4-H Foundation. If you or your organization would like to make a donation, please contact advisor Lynn Kragler at (937)5492941.

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students in Mrs. Amy stout’s classroom at russellville elementary enjoy building “Mat Man” as they learn about anatomy. This is one of the students’ favorite activities from the Get set for school curriculum. students featured in the article include: Keya olsen, Chris stier, Devon Chambers, sam ramer, evan higle, Kayne Dotson, Colben Beucler, and Autumn Fahrian.

Application deadline for Pre-Kindergarten enrollment approaching quickly

The Brown County PreKindergarten Program is currently accepting applications for fall enrollment. The deadline for applications is Thursday, May 15th. The program currently consists of eleven classrooms in local elementary schools serving children ages 3-5 who reside in Brown County. The Pre-Kindergarten Program is funded in part through a grant from the

Staggs Eastern celebrates inducted

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Megan Staggs was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Cincinnati State Tech-Community College on March 8, 2014. Staggs, from Sardinia, majoring in Health Related Professions, is the daughter of Jimmy Dan and Tracey Staggs.

Right to Read week

Last week eastern high school celebrated right to read week. The theme this year was “reading warriors”. The students started their day by reading for the first few minutes of school. other activities included hidden bookmark search, new book display and door prize drawings. By participating in the activities, eastern will receive the 2014 reading hall of Fame Award. This was ohio’s 37th Annual right to read Celebration. students participating in sustained silent reading, Jeremy Cook and william Jividen.

Ohio Department of Education to serve students whose families meet the income guidelines for free and reduced tuition. Families whose income exceeds the guidelines pay tuition based on a sliding fee scale according to adjusted gross income. Participating children are provided with enriching experiences that enhance creative, language, social, emotional, physical,

and cognitive development. The program curriculum is aligned to meet the early learning and development standards adopted by the Ohio Department of Education. For more information, visit the Brown County Educational Service Center website ( or contact Joan Garrett, PreKindergarten supervisor, at (937) 378-6118.

BY Allison Daniels Barn Busters 4-H news reporter

for our annual summer outing. All state fair entries must be postmarked by June 20th, for anyone wanting to take their project this year. All tag-in dates were announced they are as follows: Sheep and Goats June 7th from 8-10; Hogs June 21st from 6-9; Feeder Calves, Dairy Beef, and Breeding Heifers July 19th from 7-9; Meat Chicken pick-up July 31st from 6-7:30 p.m. order forms due June 10th; Fancy Rabbits, Geese, Ducks, Turkeys and Fancy Chickens August 16th from 3-4 p.m.; Meat Rabbits August 16th from 4-5 p.m.; Horse pictures and forms are due June 1st to the extension office. Summer judging will be July 10th and dept.18 judging will be September 11th. Our next meeting will be on May 20th at 6:30 p.m. at the Rambler Center. After the meeting was adjourned members enjoyed a game of kick ball for recreation organized by Ethan Daniels.


Barn Busters 4-H Club announces dates

The seventh meeting of the Barn Busters 4-H club was held on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Rambler Center in Russellville. The meeting was called to order by President Natalie Wagner. The pledges were led by Allison Daniels. Roll call was read and the treasurer's report was given. A group picture was then taken of our club. In old business, we were reminded that all money from our candy bar sales are due at our next meeting. We were also given a safety overview for our upcoming litter pick-ups that our club members will be participating in at the end of this month. The first date to take the beef skill-a-thon will be on May 18th at the fairgrounds from 2-5 p.m. In new business, we decided that in August we will be going to Long's Retreat





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Don't Forget !!!!!!! The Mt. Orab Women's Club is sponsoring a Craft Bazaar on Saturday, May 10th (just in time for a special gift for Mother's Day 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Mt. Orab Kroger parking lot. There are still some spaces available at $25 each. Please call (937) 444-3283. The set-up for the Bazaar will is 7:30 9:30 a.m. The Bazaar will begin promptly at 10 a.m.


Couple engaged VFW #9772 to meet

Martin and Evelyn Yockey of Winchester, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Candice Yockey to Jeremy Ryan, son of Dale and Beth Ryan of Chagrin Falls, Oh. Candice is a 2009 graduate of Eastern High School and a 2013 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences with a major in Animal Science. Jeremy is a 2007 graduate of Kenston High School and a 2011 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences with a major in Agriculture Education. Jeremy teaches Agri-Science at West Muskingum High School. The couple plans to reside in Zanesville, Oh., after marriage. The Brown County Press would like to congratulate Candice and Jeremy on their engagement.

Wilson Sroufe V.F.W. Post #9772 will hold their next meeting Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The 7 p.m. assembly will be held at the Pike Township building on state Route 774. This is a joint meeting of the men and ladies. New members of both are welcome. The main topic of discussion will be the Memorial Day Parade and Service.


National Nurses Week celebrated National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event. Most nurses didn't choose their careers because of the great hours, pay, and working conditions! Nurses are reminded why they entered the profession - and why they stay. We would like to say thank you and spot light a few of our wonderful nurses at Southwest Regional Medical Center. Southwest Regional Medical Center nurses and staff. Left to Right: Dan Metzger RN, Heather Insko RT, Josh McElfresh nursing student, Cathy Cundiff RN, Kim Brown RN, Katy Hultz RN, Diana Barger RN /ER Manager.

Lake Waynoka Garden Club Container Party Set for May 18 The annual Lake Waynoka Garden Club Container Party is set for Sunday, May 18th, 2:00 p.m., at the Mays Garden. Rain date is June 1st. Located at 220 Horse Shoe Dr., the Mays Garden is the home of Louis and Tom Mays. The garden consists of four lots and includes a goldfish pond with waterfalls, raised bed vegetable garden, small orchard, retainer walls, an arbor, and a

Clermont DD Levy Committee to host golf outing at White Oak

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Hotshots help with the Community Easter Egg Hunt The Huntington Hotshots helped the Aberdeen Festival Committee and Aberdeen United Methodist Church with the community Easter Egg Hunt we helped fill 1300 eggs. We also helped hide and drove through the community announcing the Easter Egg Hunt. Every child who came received a prize. This is one of the community Service Project for the Club. We would like to give the Aberdeen Festival Committee and the United Methodist Church for everything they do for the community.

Benefit set to be held for Jeff Hurt on May 17 Looking for something fun for the family this weekend? Does snow cones, face painting, watching adults race down a hill on a kids toy, listening to a band or shopping for hair bows or crafts or for your favorites from Origami Owl, Tastefully Simple, sound like fun? We would love to have you join us in these fun events on Saturday, May

17, 2014 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Williamsburg High School. This event is being held to help support our friend Jeff Hurt and his family as he is fighting brain cancer. If you are interested in signing up to ride down the hill or would like more information, you can visit the following website:

The Committee to Support People with Disabilities will host a Golf Outing on Saturday, May 17 at White Oak Golf Club, 5510 Tri-County Highway, Sardinia. The day begins with registration and a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry fees include the round of golf, cart fee, goody bag, catered lunch, raffle, door prizes and more. Those interested can register or sponsor the event at www.clermontd- The Committee to Support People with Disabilities is the levy committee for the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities. All proceeds from this golf outing will be used to purchase marketing materials, yard signs, and advertisements during future levy campaigns. For more information, contact the committee at or call (513) 6587500.

Teal Off for Cancer Golf Scramble set The Jaymie Jamison Foundation for Hope is hosting the 3rd Annual Teal Off to Cancer Golf Scramble on May 17, 2014 at Friendly Meadows Golf Course in Hamersville. The outing will begin with a 1 p.m. with a shotgun start. There is a 36 four man team max. Please register The outing will include hotdogs and snacks before and during the outing, followed by a catered dinner. Beverages are included. The Dixon Challenge will be returning again this year. We have great items for the silent

auction and raffle. Split the pot and special awards will be given that day. Sponsorships are also available. You may secure them on our website as well. We are also seeking raffle item donations. Please emailShelton@jaymiejamisonfoundation.orgif you are interested. All proceeds benefit the Jaymie Jamison Foundation for Hope. The organization's mission is to empower, encourage, and educate women to eliminate gynecological cancer related deaths.


Williamsburg alumni R’ville-Jefferson Annual dinner scheduled Alumni Dinner set

The 119th Williamsburg Alumni Association dinner will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Williamsburg Middle/Senior High School, 500 South Fifth Street, Williamsburg. This is a reunion year for classes ending in “4” and “9”. Deadline to make reservations is Friday, May 23, 2014. ALL reservations

must be made in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information, please contact Char Speeg at: or by phone (513) 7245544 or visit the WHS website at: http://www.burgschools.or g (Community/Alumni) to download a reservation form.

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On Saturday, May 24, 2014, the Russellville-Jefferson Alumni will hold their annual dinner meeting at the Rambler Community Center (old school) on state Route 125 in Russellville. All alumnimembers are encouraged to come and make this evening a special event by bringing additional family and friends. The doors open at 5 p.m. with a time to visit in Hope Hall (gym) with other classmates and alumni with appetizers hosted by Karen Snider. At 6 p.m. we will be seated, welcomed by our 2014 president, Jack Knechtly, and a delicious dinner of glazed ham, au gratin potatoes, green beans, slaw or apple sauce, rolls, assorted pies and

drinks will be served on buffet tables by RCAP’s. The Museum will also be open for alumni to visit and all the old pictures are hung in the lower hall for viewing. A handicap entry is available in the back east hallway (follow signs). The tickets remain at $15.00 each and may be purchased at the Fifth Third Bank or the Village Office. Reservations may be made with our 2014 secretary, Hallie Benjamine, by sending the correct amount to her at 10501 Day Hill-Arnheim Road, Georgetown, Oh. 45121 or calling (937) 446-2470. Tickets will be held at the door for reservations made before Thursday, May 22.

variety of landscaped flower beds. A variety of beautiful blooming trees and shrubs provide Spring color throughout the garden. What's a Container Party? Just bring your favorite container, some bedding plants, and a covered dish (everyone likes to eat). Two local nurseries (GoodSeed and Five Points) donates the potting soil. After everyone plants a con-

tainer, they are judged. The winner gets a year's subscription to Country Gardens Magazine. You do not have to be a member of the garden club to attend any of our events. For more information, contact Louis Mays, Recorder, at 937.446.2769. You can LIKE the Mays Garden on Facebook at maysgardenohio.

RULH Alumni dinner, meeting to be held The RULH Alumni Association dinner and meeting will be held at the Ripley Elementary School on Saturday, May 24. Doors open at 4 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $20. This helps with the two $500 scholarships to be given to two 2014 seniors from RULH. If you can not attend please consider a donation for the scholarship fund. Ticket money and donation money can be sent to Kandy Dudley, POBox 325 Ripley, OH 451567. If purchasing a ticket or making a donation in person, go to the John Wood Insurance Co. at 252 S. Second, Michael Pfeffer's office at 112 Main or go to the RULH High School, all in Ripley. Ticket sales will end May 21, 2014. The RULH Alumni Association scholarship hopes to increase interest in obtaining additional education and training among seniors. The scholarship application committee shall review each application. The application form can be received from the guidance office at the RULH High School. The

deadline to apply is, Friday, May 16, 2014. The two $500 awards will be given on Saturday, May 24 at the Alumni Banquet. Entertainment for the evening will be given by the "Songs for all Occasions" gal, Mrs. Harriett Jackson Groh of Ripley. She is a 1977 graduate of Ripley High School, a 1981 graduate of Ohio State University and received her Professional in Human Resources degree in 2000. In addition to singing in church Harriett has been a member of three gospel groups. She received a proclamation from the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives for her singing and community involvement. She had sung for the Ohio Senate, plus she has sung at the Xavier University Basketball games. We feel everyone will enjoy the treat of hearing this talented singer. Check us out on Facebook at RULH Alumni Association. Hope to see many RULH graduates and friends on May 24.

Ladies Tea set for Saturday, May 17 Join us as we sit among the butterflies, in a garden setting at Faith in God Fellowship as we host our 10th annual Women’s Tea Party on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 1 - 3:30 p.m. Fine teas will be served along with a luncheon. The event is free, although donations will be greatly appreciated. Our guest speaker comes to us from Life Church in Cincinnati. Ella Young brings over fifty years of ministry experience which includes preaching at women’s meetings on the local church level and around the nation. Special music for the afternoon will be soloists Marjorie Young and Heather Bell from Life Church. The Mennonite Ladies Choir will also be singing. We will observe a hat contest, and you may join in any of the following categories: Best Theme HatMonarch Butterfly Garden; Most Creative Hat and Children’s Category. Prizes will

be awarded in each division. Please RSVP by May 10th by calling 937-7258918 or email Beverley Holsted at We are located about one mile south of Russellville on US ST RT 62.

Huge yard sale, Mothers Day flowers for sale A huge yard sale and bake sale has been set for Saturday, May 10 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Living Church of Five Mile. Items offered for sale that will include furniture, antiques, clothes and lots of miscellaneous, soup and sandwiches, plus a bake sale and flowers for Mothers Day. The church is located at 16908 US Highway 68, Mt. Orab.



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BY Faye Mahaffey Master Gardner Volunteer Have you seen signs of the first wild edible plant to appear in the spring? Allium tricoccum, commonly known as ramp, spring onion, wild leek, wood leek and wild garlic, is found across much of the eastern United States and Eastern Canada. The ramp has broad, smooth light green leaves, often with deep purple or burgundy tints on the lower stems, and a scallion-like stalk and bulb. The onionlike plant grows in the wild in at least 54 of Ohio’s 88 counties, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Once eaten primarily by those living in Appalachia and by wild foragers, ramps have found their way onto urban gourmet plates. Ramps have become the “it” vegetable of the spring season. There are even festivals celebrating it all over the East coast. Ramps are not grown commercially, so those who want to forage for their own ramps need to limit their search to private property. Ramp harvesting is prohibited at Ohio state parks, and preserves, regional metroparks, and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Smoky Mountain National Park, in North Carolina and Ten-



Buford School Alumni to meet

On Thursday, May 15 a free dinner will be served in the Decatur Park on St. Rt. 125. The dinner is being hosted by the Decatur “We Can Help” Food Bank and will be served from 6 to 8 p.m. Every Thursday into early fall. The public is invited to attend. For more information contact Kay Fry at (937) 373-3703.

The 85th Anniversary Meeting of the Buford Alumni Association will be held on Saturday, May 24 at the Clay Township Park building (the old Buford School). The event will include a catered buffet dinner to be served at 6:30 p.m. Followed by a business meeting and a time of fellowship. Former students of the Buford School are urged to attend and renew old

Ramps should be appearing now.

nessee, banned the harvesting of ramps in 2002. Next spring I want to attend the Ramp Up Peninsula festival held in Summit County in late April. The food vendors sell soup, pierogi, pesto, tart, sausage and more featuring the festival’s star ingredient. By late May, the ramp leaves begin to die back and a flower stalk emerges. The flower blooms in June and the seeds mature atop a leafless stalk. Eventually the seeds fall to the ground to germinate near the mother plant. A word of caution before you decide to head out to find some ramps. Do your research and if you aren’t sure about your plant identification, DON’T EAT IT! Better to be safe than sorry! As I moved the wood off

the porch this week, I noticed that the birds have been helping themselves to the moss in my fairy garden. Do you have a fairy garden? Are you interested in learning more about fairy gardens? Plan to attend the May 15 garden seminar being held at the Fincastle campus of Southern State Community College. All seminars are free and open to the public and will meet in Room 104 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Have you planted your cool weather vegetables yet? I have to repair my rabbit fence before I can do anything in the garden. I noticed 4 rabbits running around the spruce trees this week. I am sure they would love some tender cabbage plants to nibble on!

Singing Convention, Farmers market and Christian Concert set Happy Birthday and/or Happy Anniversary season to you if indeed this is your time and also happy wishes to: Ashley Bixler, Heather Moffett, Kerry McDonald Stamm, Jerome Gallenstien, Doug Wilson, Bill Blackburn, Brooklin Burson, Brittany N. Carlisle, Lois Harris Gilliland, Dolores Pelletier Begley Jr, Mary I. and Henry Falidorf, Hannah Finley, Dean Gilliland, John McNutt, Audrey Wallingford Parker, Barbara Bick Campbell, Deborah Cluxton Hedges, Arthur L. Knoche, Vicky Teeters and Larry Bixler, Gary Neu, Albert Ritchie, Eva M. Hatten Schmidt. #### Happy belated birthday to a dear friend who is dedicated to serving to the utmost. That person is Butch Woolard of the Manchester Signal, a newspaper still locally owned and operated. Happy birthday season to you Butch!!! #### I want to thank each and every volunteer for their time and service to others. A friend and I were talking this week and the conversation turned to the Women's Crisis Center of Maysville. These centers I am sure are in other areas and I encourage you to give any useable belongings to any one of these centers who then assist women, and sometimes men in rebuilding their life. #### Also, I want to thank the volunteer's of Russellville's God Closet, God's Kitchen, God's Pantry and God's Kitchen and each and every other ministry of this type. Many, many thanks to the men and women that have given of their time and energies to help another. #### This month's Brown County Singing Convention will be held at The Living Church of Five Mile located north of Mt. Orab. All are invited and for all of you that have been wanting to hear Eric “BigEasy” Penn perform I would nearly be assured that he will be there. Eric and his wife have introduced me to other volunteer outreach ministries that most likely will be mentioned in this column real soon. #### June 7th, which is on a Saturday, starting at 1 o'clock, Christian concert will be held at the Mt. Orab Park Amphitheater located just south of the stoplight in Mt. Orab, the site of the old school. In concert will be Latterhouse, Restoration, Dan Henning, Larry Down-

Free dinner in Decatur May 15




MARY HOWLETTE ing, Troy Waits, Revolution, Stedfast, Olivia Hardy, Dr. Gwen Courts, True Light, GNG, Pastor Jim Brock, Sam Talley, Living Church Drama, S.O.S. If any questions please contact Eric Penn at #### I would also like to thank Linda O'Hara and each and every person who participated in the National Day of

Prayer-no matter what community represented. This is a great day of unity and I praise the Lord for each and everyone and pray that the unity of prayer continues. #### Are you interested in raising a garden I have garden space available. Please contact me at or text 937-392-1323 or facebook on the profile with the river scene. #### Congratulations to Reverend James Settles for being award Outstanding Citizen. I appreciate all that Reverend Settles has done.

Car Show 2014 Ohio Senior Day Celebration planned for Citizens “Safe Today, Healthy through, chair volleyball, Tomorrow” is this year's great entertainment and Mt. Orab theme for the Ohio Senior much more. A catered

Revival at Wesleyan Holiness Mission

Registration is open for the Fayetteville Rocket Run II, Third Annual Car Show. The car show will be held on June 15, 2014 (rain date of June 29, 2014) at the Fayetteville Perry High School. Registration will be from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and awards will be at 3:30 p.m. Early registration for judged vehicles is $15.00 and $20.00 on the day of show.

Early entry fee for non judged vehicles is $8.00 and $12.00 on the day of show. Early registration ends on June 2, 2014. Vendor space is also available, call for details and pricing. Proceeds benefit the Fayetteville Boy and Cub Scouts Pack and Troop 456. For more information or to pre register please call Tim at 513-504-0692

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Monday, May 26. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Military Veterans, ROTC members and anyone else wishing to join Post members as they march to the Sardinia Cemetery should be in place at the Legion Hall by 1:30 p.m. And will depart for the cemetery at 1:45.

Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair set An Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Harmony Hill Museum Carriage House, 299 South Third Street, Willliamsburg, Ohio. Antique appraisers will be Frank Forsythe of Forsythe Auction Services and Betty Hembree, local antique dealer. Coin appraiser will be

luncheon will be served at 12 noon. The schedule of events for the morning and afternoon will include recognition and awards with special performances by “Fathead Davis”. Please come join in on the fun. Meal reservations must be called in by May 16. For transportation you may call Mary Latham at (937) 3786603.

Rocket Run II Car Show registration is open

A Revival has been planned with Rev. Christoper Yaney at 7 p.m. Nightly beginning May 13 to May 18 at the Wesleyan Holiness Mission, 110 TriCounty Highway in Sardinia. For questions please contact Pastor Chris Thurman at (513) 206-0303.

Sardinia Memorial Day Programs set The George A. Lambert, American Legion Post 755 in Sardinia reports that it will be conducting three Memorial Day Programs on Monday, May 26, 2014. Memorial Day services will be presented at Fincastle Cemetery at 11 a.m., at Five Points Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. and at the Sardinia Cemetery Veterans Memorial at 2 p.m. On

Citizens Day Celebration in Brown County and across the state of Ohio. The Brown County Senior Citizens Council invites seniors to the annual Ohio Senior Citizens Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 20. The event will be held at the Georgetown Church of Christ, 149 Hamer Road in Georgetown. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. There will be a variety of booths to go

The Mt. Orab Lions will be hosting their Spring Car Show on Sunday, May 18, 2014. registration will be from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. They will be giving away Top 50 and 8 special awards. There will be food, music and vendors. Free to spectators! Call (937) 378-4444 for more information.

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Arts and Crafts Auction for Relay for Life of Brown County will be held on May 10 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. Submitted art/craft work will be auctioned at the Relay event on May 10 with all proceeds going to support cancer patients services and fund the valuable research for treatments and someday soon, a cure. For more information contact Rene Green at (513)403-4412 or email


Mt. Orab Women’s Club Craft Bazaar will be held at the Kroger Parking Lot on Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To set up a booth or learn more about the bazaar please call (937) 444-3283.

Huge Yard Sale and Bake Sale at the Living Church of Five Mile from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 10. The church is located at 16908 US Highway 68. Event will include bake goods, soup and sandwiches for sale, clothes, furniture, antiques and miscellaneous.

MONDAY, MAY 12 Free Diabetic Education Classes, will be offered by the Brown County Sugar Helpers from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for three Mondays beginning on Monday, May 12, at the Georgetown Baptist Church, 794 S. Main Street. No pre-registration is required. For questions please call the Brown County Health Department at (937) 378-6892.

Jackson Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 8 p.m. on Monday, May 12 in Ashridge. The public is invited to attend.

Mt. Orab Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 12 and Monday May 26 at the New Harmony Lodge, 110 S. High Street in Mt. Orab. For more information contact Bob Richmond at (937) 444-4791. Perry Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 12 in Fayetteville. This meeting is open to the public.

Monthly Art Gathering at Lake Waynoka will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, May 12 at the Lake Waynoka Lodge. Contact Joanne Edwards at (937) 446- 1917 for details on what to bring.

TOPS Chapter in Mt. Orab meets at 5:30 p.m. every Monday, including May 12, at Hospice of Hope, 215 Hughes Blvd. in Mt. Orab. Further information is avail-

Property Sales

Shirley Ruggles to Robert Ruggles, In-Lot 61, In-Lot 62 and In-Lot 63 in Decatur Lots, Byrd Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Pauline and Charles K. Groves to Pauling Groves, 32.73 acres of land in Clark Twp. and 63.67 acres of land in Scott Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Edna Mae and Andrew Fisher and Springleaf Financial Services to Kaila J. Basford, 2.82 acres of land in Franklin Twp., filed 4-29-2014, $80,200 Gordon L. and Jennifer L. Ellis and Donald L. McNeal to Greg L. and Sharon M. Rascona, In-Lot 655 in Lake Waynoka Sub., Franklin Twp., filed 4-28-2014, $2,000 Larry D. and Roselin E. Puckett to Larry D. Puckett, In-Lot 225 in Lake Waynoka Sub. and Out Lot 19B in Georgetown, Pleasant Twp., filed 4-30-2014 Waynoka Property Owners Association and Art and Bonnie Meranda to Waynoka Property Owners Association, Inc., William Hester, In-Lot 3527 in Lake Waynoka Sub., Franklin Twp., filed 4-24-2014 Berry Clinton Tyde Trust Company Bank to Ian Eldridge, In-Lot 2592 in Lake Waynoka Sub., Franklin Twp., filed 4-28-2014, $151,500 Donald L. McNeal and Gordon L. and Jennifer L. Ellis to James and Mary Ann Meyer, In-Lot 2780 in Lake Waynoka Sub., Franklin Twp., filed 4-28-2014, $1,000 Wilfred E. and Betty J. Meinzen and Betty J. Meinzen Trust, Janet to Donald E. Meinzen, In-Lot 2280 Lake Waynoka Sub., Franklin Twp., filed 4-30-2014 Floyd Moore, etal and Lake Waynoka Property Owners Association to Gary and Barbara Moore, InLot 21 in Lake Waynoka Sub., in Franklin Twp., filed 4-28-2014, $250 David I. and Stephanie A. Standring to Pipe Plus, LLC, 2.37 acres of land in Green Twp., filed 4-252014 Lincoln National Trust to Paul W. and Dorcas S. Burkholder, 84.44 acres of land in Green Twp., filed 429-2014, $500,000 Robert and Cheryl Baumann to Robert Baumann, In-Lot 23 in Greenbush Lots in Green Twp., filed 4-29-2014, Joe W. Howser to Mt. Orab DOHP IX, LLC, Lot 3 in Carl Howser Sub, in Mt. Orab, filed 4-25-2014, $150,000 Tara N. Hensley to Jason Gadzinski, Lot 6 in Grants Crossing Sub., in Green Twp., filed 4-28-2014, $124,500 Carl K. and Deborah Neff to Carl K. Neff, In-Lot 1, In-Lot 2 in Aberdeen and 2 acres of land in Aberdeen, Huntington Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Donna and Henry Burson to Clayton W. Garrett, 8.93 acres of land in Jackson Twp., filed 4-29-

able by calling Nancy at (937) 444-3437.

Aberdeen Village Council will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 12, and the public is welcome to attend.

The Sardinia Historical Society Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 12 and Monday, May 19 at the Sardinia Perk in Sardinia. This meeting is open to the public.

Hamersville Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 19 and the public is welcome to attend.

Brown County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 12 in the commissioners office, 800 Mt. Orab Pike in Georgetown. This meeting is open to the public.

Sardinia Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 12 and this meeting is open to the public.

TOPS Chapter in Sardinia meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday, including May 12, at Sardinia Church of the Nazarene on Sardinia-Mowrystown Road. Further information is available by calling Regina Davidson at (937) 446-3714.

Higginsport Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 12 and this meeting is open to the public.

TOPS Chapter in Ripley meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday including May 12 at the Ripley Church of the Nazarene, 230 North Second Street. Further information is available by calling Kaye Nichols at (937) 377-2501.

TUESDAY, MAY 13 Alcoholics Anonymous in Sardinia meets from 11 a.m. until noon each Tuesday morning at the Sardinia Town Hall. Please enter the back door. For more information call (937) 444-3877.

Revival at Wesleyan Holiness Mission beginning on Tuesday, May 13 running to Sunday, May 18 nightly at 7 p.m. The Mission is located at 110 Tri-County Highway in Sardinia. Led by Rev. Christopher Yaney. For more information or directions please call Pastor Chris Thurman at (513)206-0303.

Huntington Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 in Aberdeen. This meeting is open to the public.

Zumba Classes will be offered by Snap Fitness on Tuesday, May 13, at 127 North Point Drive in Mt. Orab. These classes are for members of Snap Fitness as well as non-members. Please call (937) 4445230 for more information.

Ripley Village Council will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13. The public is welcome to attend this meeting.

Brown County Beekeepers Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 13 at the Western Brown High School at 7 p.m. For more information or to have bees removed please call (937) 393-6586 or (937) 618-1332.

Yoga Classes will be offered by Snap Fitness, 127, North Point Drive, Mt. Orab at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13 at the center. Members of Snap Fitness as well as non-members are welcome. Please call (937) 444-5230 for details and new hours.

Russellville Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, and the meeting is open to the public.

Flu Shots will be Available every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Brown County Health Department in Georgetown. For more information call (937) 378-6892 or toll free at (866-867-6892.

Al-Anon Family Group Sessions will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Mt. Orab Methodist Church on Church Street, off N. High Street. This group can provide support and information to families and individuals who know someone who suffers from substance abuse. For more information call Jean at (937) 4443877.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14 Free Weaving Classes will be held every Wednesday, including Wednesday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) at the Rambler Center (the old Russellville-Jefferson High School) on St. Rt. 125 in Russellville. Anyone interested in learning how to weave is asked to call Geri at (937) 378-3426. Fayetteville Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 and the public is welcome to attend this open meeting.

Wilson Sroufe VFW Post 9772 will meet on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 Mt. Orab at the Pike Township Building on SR 774. For more information contact Bill Cornetet at (937) 618-0325.

Mobile Mammography Screenings will be held at the Brown County Health Department in Georgetown on Wednesday, May 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Early detection can save lives, covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies-under the following guidelines: ages 35-40, baseline screening, over 40 an annual screening. To sign up call (937) 378-6892.

Court News

2014, $18,500 Deborah Holt and Christ T. Ellis to Mark C. and Cynthia Erwin and Deborah Holt, In-Lot 3650 to Lake Waynoka Sub., Jackson Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Craig A. and Melissa C. Copestick and Waynoka Property Owners Association to Waynoka Property Owners Association, In-Lot 1362 in Lake Waynoka Sub., in Jackson Twp., filed 4-25-2014 3 Ram Ranch, LLC, Ohio Limited to Karen Malott Badawi, 10 acres and 12.65 acres of land in Lewis Twp., filed 4-29-2014, $120,000 Ernie L. and Frances Cann to Darrell L. Cann, In-Lot 80 whole in Feesburg Lots, Lewis Twp., filed 429-2014, $50,000 Harold V. and James V. Martz and Solomon Nutt to James J. Thomas, In-Lot 1449 in Lake Lorelei Sub., Perry Twp., filed 4-30-2014 Douglas and Patricia Baker and Bank of America, NA to Roberta and Jennifer Chambers, In-Lot 282, InLot 283 and In-Lot 284 in Lake Lorelei Sub., in Perry Twp., filed 428-2014, $2,600 David Standring to Standring Farm, LLC, 23.54 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 4-25-2014 David and Stephanie Standring to Standring Farm, LLC, 10 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 4-25-2014 David I. Standring to David I. and Stephanie A. Standring, 54.41 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Martin Douglas Sparks to Brandi V. and Kelsey L. Sparks, 13.21 acres and 14.64 acres of land in Fayetteville, Perry Twp., filed 4-28-2014 Alma G. Monk, trustee to Alma G. Monk, 91.78 acres of land in Pike Twp., filed 4-28-2014 Owen and Shelva Cornwell to Owen and Shelva Cornwell, Lot 5 in JanLee Allen Sub., in Pike Twp., filed 4-25-2014 Douglas E. and Andrea Loudermilk to Fannie Mae, Lot 8 in Grant’s Landing Sub II, Pike Twp., filed 4-302014 James E. and Geta M. Gable to Geta M. Gable, .84 ares of land in Pike Twp., filed 4-30-2014 Konnie and Richard Latham to Watson Pamela Latham and Jason, 4.16 acres of land in Pleasant Twp., filed 4-30-2014, $15,820 John R. and Tammy A. Hanley to Tammy A. Hanley, Lot 1 and Lot 2, Lot 5 in Northland Sub Third Addition and In-Lot 15 whole in Georgetown, Pleasant Twp., in Georgetown, filed 4-30-2014 Patricia A. Doll to Michael W. and Flossie M. Smith, 12.28 acres and 13.83 acres of land in Sterling Twp., filed 4-30-2014, $415,000 Greg S. Traynor, trustee to Gregory S. and Laura A. Traynor, 73.98 acres, Lot 16 and 96.36 acres of land in Union Twp., filed 4-29-2014 Eric and Kristi Scott and Shelby D. and Yong Suk Mayo to Yong Suk Mayo, In-Lot 1R in Ripley, Union Twp., filed 4-30-2014

Randy Lee and Marilyn Clark to Samuel N. Adair, Jr., In-Lot 7 and InLot 8 in Greenview Acres Sub., Washington Twp., filed 4-29-2014, $109,000 John R. and Patricia Cooper to William Cooper, In-Lot whole in Bare Addition and .21 acres of land in Sardinia, Washington Twp., filed 4-252014


Lisa Marie Brooks, 44, Hamersville, office manager to marry Gary Lynn Bauer, Jr., 42, Hamersville, warehouse, filed 4-252014 Deborah Livesay Saylor, 48, Blanchester, insurance adjuster to marry Rodney Perry, 48, Blanchester, truck mechanic, filed 4-25-2014 Tori Murray, 20, Mt. Orab, PTA to marry Luke Edward John Hall, 21, Mt. Orab, union pipe fitter, filed 4-252014 April Nen Vano Almerol, 32, Mt. Orab, homemaker to marry Philip Dwight Kidder, 42, Mt. Orab, construction, filed 4-28-2014 Martha Ann Carter, 35, Rising Sun, IN., account coordinator to marry Nicholas Ralph Chilelli, 45, Mt. Orab, driver, filed 4-29-2014 Jacqueline Elaine Baucom, 23, Feesburg, cashier to marry Joshua Staley, 23, Feesburg, filed 4-29-2014


Jennifer L. Butler, Williamsburg, case #20141064, DOD 12/25/2013, filed 4-24-2014 Charles Groves, Bethel, case #20141067, DOD 3-12-2014, filed 424-2014 Adrian R. Koon, Mt. Orab, case #20141068, DOD 1-16-2014, filed 424-2014 John C. Rigg, Ripley, case #20141066, DOD 4-11-2014, filed 424-2014 Dora Snapp, Aberdeen, case #20141065, DOD 4-7-2014, filed 424-2014

Common Pleas

CIVIL CASES Phillip I. Meyer versus Danny Meyer, case #20140286, filed 4-242014, Action: other TORTS (personal injury) Green Tree Servicing, LLC versus Cynthia N. Fisher, case #20140287, filed 4-24-2014, Action: foreclosures Cynthia Rose Franckhauser versus Douglas Penny, case #20140288, filed 4-24-2014, Action: civil stalking Ronda Stemmerding versus Chris Brown, case #20140289, filed

Brown County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14 in the commissioners office, 800 Mt. Orab Pike in Georgetown. This meeting is open to the public.

Book Club for Adults Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Fayetteville-Perry Library, 406 N. East Street in Fayetteville. For more information call (513) 875-2665.

Sit and Stitch will meet at 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, May 14, at the Sardinia Public Library, 13309 Purdy Road in Sardinia. Anyone who is a crocheter of spinner or who wants to learn is invited to attend and bring a current project. Children are welcome. Further information is available by calling (937) 403-8481 or (513) 314-1656. THURSDAY, MAY 15 Kick-boxing Classes will be offered on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on May 15, at the Snap Fitness Center in Mt. Orab, 127 North Point Drive. These classes are open to members as well as non-members. For details call (937) 444-5230.

Book Club for Adults Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at the Mt. Orab Library, 613 S. High Street. For more information please call (937) 444-1414.

Clark Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at the firehouse in Hamersville. This meeting is open to the public.

Book Club for Adults Meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at the Fayetteville-Perry Library, 406 N. East Street. For more information call (513) 875-2665.

Yoga Classes will be offered on Thursdays including May 15, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m at the Hospice Center located on Hughes Blvd in Mt. Orab. For more information on this class please contact Jane Amiot at (513) 535-7507.

Franklin Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 for its regular session meeting, at Arnheim and the meeting is open to the public.

Sardinia American Legion Bingo every Thursday including Thursday, May 15, beginning with early bird 7:15 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. For more information call (937) 442-4704. The legion is located at 106 College Avenue in Sardinia. Yoga Classes will be offered at the Snap Fitness Center in Mt. Orab, 127 North Point Drive beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15. These classes are open to both members and non-members. Call

4-24-2014, Action: civil stalking Capital One Bank (USA) NA versus Suzanne G. Bruney, case #20140291, filed 4-25-2014, Action: other civil Capital One Bank (USA) NA versus William H. James, case #20140293, filed 4-25-2014, Action: other civil Capital One Bank (USA) NA versus Suzanne Bruney, case #20140294, filed 4-25-2014, Action: other civil Capital One Bank (USA), NA versus Jeff Bateman, case #20140295, filed 4-25-2014, Action: other civil Tina Lynn Brandstutter versus Mark Anthony Brandstutter, case #20140296, filed 4-25-2014, Action: other civil Midland Funding De LLC versus Maura Piscopink, case #20140301, filed 4-30-2014, Action: other civil U.S. Bank National Association versus Daniel L. Burns, case #20140302, filed 4-30-2014, Action: foreclosures Jerry L. Barnett versus John T. Boling, case #20140303, filed 4-302014, Action: civil stalking Jerry L. Barnett, Sr., versus Kenny Brandenburg, case #20140304, filed 4-30-2014, Action: civil stalking Georgetown Emergency Group pc, versus Southwest Healthcare of Brown County, case #20140306, filed 4-30-2014, Action: other civil Alan J. Tkach versus Travis Sutton, case #20140307, filed 4-302014, Action: civil stalking Alan Tkach versus Josh Bishop, case #20140308, filed 4-30-2014, Action: civil stalking DOMESTIC CASES James A. Back, Sardinia versus Teresa A. Back, Mt. Orab, case #20140284, filed 4-24-2014, Action: dissolution of marriage Nathan A. Attinger, Fayetteville versus Stefanie L. Attinger, Fayetteville, case #20140285, filed 4-242014, Action: dissolution of marriage Gina Earley, Hillsboro versus Richard S. Earley, Wilmington, case #20140290, filed 4-24-2014, Action: dissolution of marriage Deborah Fields, West Union versus James B. Weisner, Russellville, case #20140292, filed 4-25-2014, Action: domestic violence Barbara J. Kirker, Winchester, versus David W. Kirker, Sardinia, case #20140297, filed 4-28-2014, Action: dissolution of marriage Lisa Creighton, Mt. Orab, versus Roger Creighton, case #20140298, filed 4-28-2014, Action: domestic violence Cathy L. Haskell-Loy, Georgetown versus James W. Loy, Dry Ridge, KY, case #20140299, filed 428-2014, Action: domestic violence Rebecca Mason, Sardinia versus Danny S. Mason, Sardinia, case #20140300, filed 4-30-2014, Action: dissolution of marriage

(937) 444-5230 for more information.

Pike Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at the Pike Township Community Center. The public is welcome to attend.

Faith and Eating Disorders: Building on Faith to Promote Healing, a half-day discussion designed to strengthen understanding of eating disorders, the spectrum of these illnesses, genetic and environmental risk factors and the role of faith in reducing isolation and helping families through the healing process. This event will be held on Thursday, May 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lindner Center of Hope, 4075 Old Western Row Road in Mason. For more information on the cost please contact Pricilla at (513) 536-0318 or visit www.lindner

Scott Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 at New Hope. The public is welcome to attend.

Brown County Chamber of Commerce will meet on Thursday, May 15 at 8 a.m. at the Southern Hills Career and Technical Center and the public is welcome to attend.

Free Dinners at Decatur Park will begin at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m on Thursday, May 15. This event is hosted by the “We Can Help” Food Bank and will be served every Thursday throughout the summer and early fall unless called for rain. For more information please call Kay Fry at (937) 373-3703.

Fayetteville-Perry Local School District Board of Education meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 15 and the public is welcome to attend this open meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous will meet 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 220 S. High St., Mt. Orab.

FRIDAY, MAY 16 Mt. Holly Christian Chapel Christian Country Gospel Singing will be held on Friday, May 16 at 2141 E. Ohio Pike in Amelia. This event will feature great gospel music, refreshments/food and door prizes. Call Dan Cook at (513) 5097312 or Kevin Cain at (513) 602-4654 for more information.

Brown County Singing Convention will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 16 at The Living Church of five Mile, 16908 US 68 in Mt. Orab. Anyone with a special song, poem or any their God-given talent is welcome to join us and share your talent. For questions or directions to the church please call Larry Downing at (937) 4463259.

Celebrate Recovery meets each Friday, including May 16 at Crosspoint Wesleyan Church, 300 W. Main Street in Mt. Orab in the fellowship room. The meeting begins at 7 p.m, breakout groups meet from 7:40 to 8:30 p.m. This is a Christ-centered recovery program that will allow discussions on life’s hurts, hang-ups and habits. For more information call (937) 444-3370.

SATURDAY, MAY 17 Fizz Boom Read Kick-Off to prevent the ‘summer reading slide for children’ will be held on Saturday, May 17 between 2 and 4 p.m. sponsored by the Brown County Public Library at the Mt. Orab Park. This is a service project of The Women’s Committee of the Brown County Chamber of Commerce.

Free Community Dinner at the Mt. Orab United Methodist Church will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 17. This meal is free and all are welcome.

Committee to Support People with Disabilities Golf Outing has been set for Saturday, May 17 at White Oak Golf Club, 5510 Tri-County Highway in Sardinia. Registration and a continental breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9 a.m. This committee is for the Clermont County Board of Developmental disabilities and all proceeds will be used to purchase marketing materials, yard signs and advertisements during future levy campaigns. For details call (513) 658-7500. Mt. Orab Music in the Park Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 at the park. This date is pending weather. Featured group is Spearpoint Band. No alcohol permitted. For more information contact Woody Whittington at (937) 444-2916. UPCOMING EVENTS Mt. Orab Lions Club Spring Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 18 at the Mt. Orab Village Park. The top 50 plus 8 special awards will be presented. Event includes food, music and vendors and is free to the public. For more information call (937) 378-4444.

Sterling Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the township hall and everyone is invited to attend.

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Clermont County will offer a special Columbus Legislative Update: Our money, our future, presented by Karen Scherra n Monday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m at the Union Township Civic Center, 4350 Aicholtz Road in Cincinnati. For more information visit Russellville Community Action Planners (RCAP) Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 19 in the Arts Council Room. Everyone from the community is encouraged to participate.

Phileo Ministries-Clothing Ministry will be open for operation on Tuesday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The location is at 110 Winchester Street in Sardinia. This is a ministry of the County Baptist Church. For more information call (937) 446-1416.

Brown County Public Library regular monthly meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the Mary P. Shelton Library, 200W. Grant Avenue in Georgetown. This meeting is open to public.

Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the center now located at 325 West State Street, Building A, Suite 2 in Georgetown at the fairgrounds. For more information call (937) 378-4891, ext. 221.



SATURDAY, MAY 10 Phileo Ministries-Clothing Ministry will be open for operation on Saturday, May 10 and Saturday, May 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The location is at 110 Winchester Street in Sardinia. This is a ministry of the County Baptist Church. For more information call (937) 446-1416.


Book Club for Adults Meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the Sardinia Library, 13309 Purdy Road. For more information call (937) 446-1565.

Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District Board Meeting will be held at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, May 21 at the Brown SWCD office located at 706 South Main Street in Georgetown. Meetings are open to the public. For details please call (937) 378-4424.

Book Club for Adults Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 21 at 1 p.m. at the Georgetown Library, 200 W. Grant Avenue. For more information call (937) 378-3197.

Brown County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Methodist Church on Thursday, May 22. The meeting will feature the winners of the 2014 Eighth Grade Essay Contest. Awards and medals will be presented. Pizza will be served. For more information contact Dr. Ned Lodwick at (937) 3786334.

Women’s Spring Luncheon, hosted by the Brown County Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Committee will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Georgetown United Methodist Church on Friday, May 23 at a cost of $20 per person. The theme is ‘How to Keep Dancing When Your Shores Are Too Tight, with guest speaker, Deb Weber L.C.S.W. For more information or to make advance reservations please call (937) 378-4784.

R-U-L-H Alumni Association, 81st meeting will be held on Saturday May 24 at 4 p.m. The class of 1964 is the year’s honored 50-year class. Reserved seating is available for classes holding reunions and Parties of 6 or more. For details please call Kandy Jackson Dudley at (937) 392-4460 by May 21 with an accurate count. Buford School Alumni to Meet for its 85th anniversary on Saturday, May 24 at the Clay Township Park Building. For more information please call Yvonne Hackworth at (937) 442-2802.

Russellville-Jefferson Annual Alumni Dinner Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 24 at the Rambler Community Center in Russellville. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased at the Fifth Third Bank or the Village office. For more information please call (937) 4462470. Buford Cemetery Memorial Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 26. For more details please contact Neva Merriman at (937) 515-7988.

Sardinia Memorial Day Programs, sponsored by the George A. Lambert, American Legion Post 755 in Sardinia. The post will present three services, the first at Fincastle Cemetery at 11 a.m., Five Points Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. and at the Sardinia Cemetery Veterans Memorial at 2 p.m. For more information or directions please call the Steven Bernhardt at (513)515-6768.

Antiques and Coins Appraisal Fair will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the Harmony Hill Museum Carriage House, 299 South Third Street in Williamsburg. For additional information call (513) 724-3657 or (513)724-7790.

Sardinia Eagle Alumni will meet at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 7 at the Sardinia Elementary School. Doors open at 4 p.m. The theme for the evening will be ‘Heroes of the Red, White and Blue’ as Veterans are recognized. The classes of 1944, 1949, 1954 and 1959 will be honored. For more information contact Dale Ernst at (937) 446-2314, Walter Kress at (937) 446-2852 or Ann Yochum at (937) 4462868.

Quarter Frenzy-Quarter Raffle set for Saturday, June 7, sponsored by ABCAP Building, 406 W. Plum Street in Georgetown. Paddles are $2 each or 4 for $5. Event will also include a raffle, split-thepot and more. Doors open at 2:30, raffle begins at 3. Contact Samantha Jones for more information at (513) 716-2175.

2nd Annual Kids Fishing Fest will be held on Saturday, June 21 at the Lake Waynoka Beach and Marina. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and event ends at 1 p.m. This fest is for children ages 6 through 12, at no cost. To register call (937) 446-9385 or send email

Hamersville Alumni Association Banquet has been set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 28 at the Hamersville Elementary and Middle school, 1950 St. Rt. 125 in Hamersville. Classes to be honored include 1969, 1964, 1959, 1954, 1949, 1944, 1939 and 1934. $15 per person includes meal and entertainment. For more information contact Leola Gray at (937) 379-1647 or Pat Cornette at (937) 3791165 or my mail to Leola Gray, 9891 Fite Avenue, Hamersville, Ohio 45130. Maysville’s 2014 Oktoberfest The Kentucky Gateway Museum Center will host the Oktoberfest Aug. 8 & 9 in historic downtown Maysville. Design concepts can be dropped off at the front desk of the museum, 215 Sutton Street or email to


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ONGOING EVENTS Miracles Happen Group, (Narcotics Anonymous) meets at 7 p.m. every Sunday at the Brown County Community Board of ADAMHS, 85 Banting Drive (around the back), in Georgetown. For more information on this group please call 800-587-4232.

Adams/Brown County Alzheimer/s/Dementia Family Care giver Support Group will meet on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Adams County Regional Medical Center in the second floor conference room. For more information (937) 386-3590.

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DRIVER WANTED IN MOUNT ORAB, OH GREAT PAY Motions Holdings, LLC is accepting applications for customer service drivers. We are a step deck carrier with a fleet of more than 40 trucks delivering trailers to over 5,000 customers across the United States. Our customer service driver compensation package is above the industry average. We expect our drivers to perform all aspects of their job duties safely and deliver exceptional customer service. Requirements: Class A CDL. Clear motor vehicle record. Satisfactory completion of background check. Strong customer service skills. Satisfactory completion of DOT drug screen and DOT physical. Compensation: Starting mileage pay (varies based on experience). Minimum trip pay. Potential monthly & annual safety bonus. Health insurance. Paid vacation. 401K Plan. Holiday pay.

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200 - HELP WANTED ALLIED AMBULANCE Services looking for FT/PT EMT Basics, EMT Intermediate, Paramedic & Dispatchers. Contact 937-379-1404 for more information. HIRING CAREGIVERS Clermont County openings. Helping seniors to remain at home by providing non-medical care. All Shifts. Home Instead Senior Care Call 513-230-5111

200 - HELP WANTED BATAVIA NURSING CARE CENTER We are currently hiring full/part-time STNA positions for night shift. Please apply in person at: Batavia Nursing Care Center 4000 Golden Age Drive Batavia, OH 45103 (513)732-6500

BONUS $500 Sign on bonus Class A CDL with experience. Regional position, tanker endorsement a plus, not required. Percentage Pay, Company match Simple IRA, Vacation & Holiday Pay. Call 513-724-7140. CONSTRUCTION COMPANY looking for people with license, able to pass drug screen, to make $10-$15 per hour. JBS Excavating. 937-379-1351 or 513-284-7507. NOW HIRING Well established home health agency located in Clermont County is seeking RN’s, LPN’s, STNA’s, HHA’s & CNA’s. Must have current 2-step TB & physical, both within the last year. If interested call 513-275-5832.

CARE GIVERS FT/PT - All shifts

No prior experience needed to work in our 8-client family home in Milford/Goshen area. You’ll help teach our developmentally disabled clients daily living skills. Our orientation is paid & our comprehensive training includes FA/CPR. With a HS diploma/GED; clean background check & acceptable driving record, you could be working immediately. EOE.

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(1) needed for apartment complexes in Georgetown and Amelia

Must supply own tools, have reliable transportation, and have basic skills in painting, electrical, and plumbing. Please fax or mail your resume to: VERNON RIDGE APTS. 700 Follin Ave. Mt. Vernon, OH. 43050 fax 740-397-2029 “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”


Community Concepts, Inc. is a drug free workplace.

DIRECT CARE PERSONNEL 2nd & 3rd SHIFT Full Time Positions To Assist Persons with Developmental Disabilities in Daily Living Skills, Community Activities, Social Skills, Work Skills & Health/Safety Skills in a group home environment. H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. required Excellent hourly rate, health insurance benefits & retirement plan.

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PAS Technologies Inc., a world leader in the repair of aviation propulsion components and surface enhancement technologies, has immediate needs for VTL Machinists on 2nd and 3rd shifts. Machinists: -Experience with micrometers and calipers -Basic understanding of machine shop practices -Ability to read and interpret detailed blueprints -Must make own offset adjustments -Three years experience in CNC, HBMs, VTLs, and Engine Lathes Positions require a stable work history and good mechanical skills. PAS Technologies offers a safe work environment, competitive wages, and a full benefits package. To apply, fill out an application between 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 214 Hobart Drive Hillsboro, Ohio 45133 or fax to 937.840.1035 or apply at Only those candidates selected for further employment screening will receive a reply beyond this message. An Equal Opportunity Employer Strongly Committed to Workplace Diversity M/F/D/V

NOW HIRING Full time lumber yard associates & general labor. Sorting lumber & building wood pallets. Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm plus overtime. Must have a HSD or G.E.D. & clean background.

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DRIVERS: PAM Transport! Company Drivers & Owner Operators Wanted! No Touch Freight, 90% Drop & Hook, dedicated opportunities available. Call 877-698-4760. Also seeking Recent Grads. Call Lavonna 877-440-7890 Apply Online:

DRIVERS: DEDICATED. REGIONAL. HOME WEEKLY/ BI-WEEKLY GUARANTEED. Start up to $.44 cpm. Great Benefits + Bonuses. 90% No Touch Freight/70% Drop & Hook. 877-704-3773. MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Guiding Ohio Online is hiring AmeriCorps Members to conduct computer training in Brown County. Visit:

Did you know that The Brown County Press is delivered free to almost 18,000 homes every weekend?

GREAT JOB opportunity! Flat, SD or Specialized over the road transportation. Home most weekends. 2+ yrs. experience a must with a clean MVR and a hard work ethic. Tarping experience preferred but not necessary if willing to learn. Our drivers are treated great and supplied with first class equipment. Family operated business. Please call 937-446-1360. Serious calls only!

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BelFlex is currently interviewing for qualified candidates for our clients manufacturing sheet metal shop in the Batavia area.

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200 - HELP WANTED HELP WANTED Felicity Mfgr F.T. 1st shift. Must be physically fit with reliable trans. Apply in person M-Th 10am-2:30pm 1105 St. Rt. 133. LANDSCAPER TREECLIMBER NEEDED Full or part time. Must have driver’s license. Land & Tree Tending Company. 513-876-3081. Looking for

EXPERIENCED Interior Trim Carpenters For More Info. Call

GROW, INC. has current openings for Habilitation staff, Production Supervisor and Drivers. A background in direct care or education is a plus. Please call 937-378-2786 ext. 3 for more information. Applications available at 9116 Hamer Road, Georgetown.

937-444-0820 MALE TOBACCO USERS NEED! OSU looking for a variety of men who use tobacco products for research project. Participants will receive a $50 gift card. Call 937-515-6425.


200 - HELP WANTED NOW HIRING DIRECT CARE AIDES PINE RIDGE PINE VILLAGE RESIDENTIAL HOMES INC. IS NOW HIRING FOR FULL AND PART TIME. WEEKENDS TO BE EXPECTED. Direct care aides needed for individuals with Developmental disabilities in a residential setting. Must have a valid driver’s license, clean background check and a High school diploma/ GED. No experience necessary will train. Starting pay @ 11.25 per hour. Apply in person @ 146 North Third St. Williamsburg, Ohio 45176. SEMI DRIVER NEEDED 25 years old, clean CDL Class A with 2 years experience. OTR Flat bed. Local work. Home weekends. Call 937-446-1707.

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PART-TIME SCHEDULER/ MEDICAL ASSISTANT needed for busy GI practice in Batavia on Wednesdays and Fridays. No experience necessary. Send resume to: Practice Manager 2055 Hospital Drive Suite 325, Batavia, OH 45103 or email resume to: We are a fast growing, AWARD WINNING residential maid service company looking for qualified candidates to fill our immediate openings. We offer great weekly pay (average $14-$19 per labor hour/after training) Monday – Friday with no evenings or weekends. Once trained – only have to come into the office 3 mornings a week. Must be able to pass the following: criminal background check, random drug screening. Great Customer Service Skills are a must. You would be driving your own vehicle to each job, so reliable transportation and proof of insurance is required. Must have the ability to speak, read, write, and understand English. You must be on your last job for at least one year and that must be verifiable. If you are interested we are waiting to hear from you. www.mccarthyshome Scroll to bottom of page and click on Help Wanted tab.


FOR SALE by owners Red Oak Carry-Out located at 6106 US 62, Ripley, OH 45167 including C1/C2 Liquor Permits, pizza ovens, refrigerated prep table, 3-tub sink, 2-large stainless tables, 2-freezers, refrigerator & stove. 0.723 acres. Must sell. 937-213-0354.


1 & 2BR APARTMENTS, Williamsburg, all utilities included except electric. 513-724-7802. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for 1, 2 & 3br, Equal Opportunity Housing, apply at Forest Glade Apartments, 9001 Airport Rd., Georgetown, OH, 937-378-4565. APARTMENT IN Georgetown located on Main St., 2br, 1ba. Owner pays trash. Tenant pays gas & electric. $395/month. Deposit required. Call 937-444-5223. BATAVIA - Two and three bedroom apartments available with open waiting list. Accepting applications M-F, 9am-4pm. Apartments are income based. 513-732-3804.


BATAVIA NICE CLEAN 1-bedroom apartment with patio. 1ST MONTH RENT FREE! FREE HEAT FOREVER! No pets. $510. Deposit required. 513-732-0532. FELICITY - Quiet remodeled historic building, air conditioned, equipped kitchen. 1-2 bedrooms. Off-street parking & yard. $425$450. Deposit & references. Accept Section 8. Available now. 513-876-3017. FELICITY - single level 2br apartment, stove & refrigerator included, W/D hookup, deposit & references required, $515/mo., 513-876-2429 or 513-520-5101. WILLIAMSBURG/ GEORGETOWN - Efficiency or 3br. Trash paid. Beautiful setting, spacious apartment homes. Rents $319-$750. Call to view 513-365-4000.

300 - APTS. UNFURNISHED FELICITY GARRISON PLACE SENIOR APARTMENTS 62 & OVER Rent Subsidized Free Utilities Secure Bldg. On-site laundry Pets allowed

513-876-3590 TTY 800-750-0750

FOR RENT OR SALE 682 US 52 Aberdeen 1BR apt. upstairs with down stairs space available for business or storage. Has 25x40 garage behind property. 2-acres total. Will consider land contract. Across from BP station. 606-584-8881 or 937-618-0391. LYTLE TRACE Senior Apartments. 62 & over, rent subsidized, secure building, free utilities, on-site laundry, pets allowed. Call 513-724-3358. TTY 800-750-0750.

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Owensville Commons Apartments is currently accepting applications for 1br apartments for 62 years of age or older, handicapped/disabled regardless of age. Applications taken M-F 9:30a.m.-3:30p.m. 513-732-6935 TDD #1-800-750-0750 “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.” Equal Housing Opportunity



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$179.00 plus tax 2 people! $15.00 extra per additional person at GREEN CREST MOTEL, Mt. Orab 937-444-4115


2BR RANCH cottage in quiet town of Felicity, close to stores, restaurant, $575/mo +utilities, good credit history, deposit required; available June 1st, 513-532-7560. 3BR, 2BA, large yard, newly remodeled in the Mt. Orab area, WBSD, utilities not included. Available July 1st. $695 per month, $695 deposit. Call 513-703-2430. 4BR, 2BA, 2-car garage, Mt. Orab. Available immediately. References, deposit & application required. No pets. Viji Grant 937-213-1548. BETHEL HOUSE for rent, 1br, $450 rent plus deposit, plus utilities. 513-509-9162. CHARMING HOME with 3-bedrooms, 2-bath, full basement, detached garage and workshop in the back, conveniently located close to stores in Felicity, $650/mo +utilities, good credit history, deposit required; 513-532-7560. HOME FOR Rent. 4BR, 1-Bath, located in Georgetown. Rent $550 monthly. $550 Security Deposit. No Pets. Tenant pays all utilities. For more information call ABCAP Housing @937-378-6041 ext. 285.

Joshua Manor Apartments

91 Simmons Avenue Peebles, Ohio 45660 Applications for low-income senior housing will be accepted for Joshua Manor Apartments at 91 Simmons Avenue, Peebles, Ohio on Wednesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

To qualify you must be 55 years of age or older.

Persons requiring a unit designated for persons with a mobility impairment are not required to be 55 years or older to apply.

For more information contact Patricia Montgomery at 1-800-553-7393 ext. 257.

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MT. ORAB area, WBSD, 3br, $550 month, plus deposit, plus utilities. NO PETS. Must be able to maintain yard. Propane heat. 740-965-3556.

BEAUTIFUL 3BR, 2.5ba home located at Lake Waynoka. 2240 sq. ft. of living space including a finished basement. Home located on a 1-acre private park-like wooded lot. Newly renovated, including a dimensional shingle roof, siding, gutters & carpet. Nice spacious outbuilding, large deck across back of home. $147,500. Call 513-659-3569 for inquiries or to schedule a showing or go to:


WANTED! FARM GOUND TO RENT for 2014 season and beyond.

937-213-3909 WANTED: PASTURE to rent - up to 15 acres. 513-509-8407.


RIPLEY AREA Water front property on Eagle Creek. Navigable to Ohio River. 2-bedroom, 1-bath, large covered deck $59,900. 513-504-6832.

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WILLIAMSBURGWBSD - 3br, 2ba doublewide, 1-acre, shed, back covered deck, central heat/air, $58,900. 937-446-3233.


403 - MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 1998 HOLLY PARK 14x70, 3br, 2ba, shingle on vinyl, $2000 down, $500 month. Sardinia. 513-505-8311 or 859-466-3554. 2000 REDMAN 16x80, 3br, 2ba, shingle on vinyl, $2000 down, $595 month. Sardinia. 513-505-8311 or 859-466-3554.

ABANDONED DOUBLEWIDE with land, PLEASE TAKE OVER, $3500 deposit. 888-221-4503.

W/large rock lined creek & woods, great for hunting or farming. More or less acreage available. Bethel New Hope Rd. 1-mile from Clermont County line, Western Brown but close enough for Bethel.

Asking $199,500 Dan 513-734-6349 or 937-444-6925 (Smaller parcels also available)

501 - CHILD CARE DAYCARE HUGS & KIDS, LLC. 6th & Willow St., Williamsburg Call Dorothy Lewis 513-218-7471 or Stephanie Lewis 859-801-0125

FARM WITH nice 1.5 story older home w/basement, 3 car detached garage, barns & 20 rolling acres with large rock lined creek and woods, great for hunting or farming, more or less acreage available, Bethel New Hope Rd., 1 mi. from Clermont County line, Western Brown but close enough for Bethel. Asking $215,000

TENNESSEE LOG Home Sale! New, ready to finish log cabin on 5+ acres with FREE Boat Slip on 160,000 acre recreational lake. Only $89,900. Excellent Financing. Call now 877-888-0267, x104.

WANT PERSONAL care for your infant ages 6weeks - 2years? Offering care in my Lake Waynoka home. References available. 937-441-9548.

513-734-6349 or 937-444-6925 Dan (May also sell for less with fewer acres)

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GARDEN TILLING, bush hogging and other tractor services. Call Mike at 937-515-0947.



504 - BUSINESS SERVICES 615 - MISC. FOR SALE PROPERTY CLEAN-UP & JUNK REMOVAL Let us clean up the mess. Gravel & mulching. 513-404-7718 TWINS WELDING & COLLISION REPAIR What we offer: -Collision repair/ paint work -Welding repair and fabrication -Portable welding repair For any information call Rickey 513-313-3253.

506 - CLEANING SPRING IS HERE! Time to think about a good spring cleaning. I have great references & great rates! I also clean, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Call Sandy at 513-255-4342.


For all your sewing needs for you, your family and your home. Call 937-4444276. Reasonable rates, expert service.


HALL RENTAL Two halls available for rent. One hall is 4000 sq. ft. w/complete kitchen. Second hall holds 175 people. Call for pricing. 937-378-4330.

BEAUTIFUL WHITE Maggie Sottero wedding gown, size 8, never worn, $800 OBO Also, Chapel length veil never worn, $75 OBO For more information call:

937-515-2692 GROW, INC. Woodshop and Greenhouse is open M-F 8:30am to 4:00pm, Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm in May. Annuals and vegetable plants available. Picnic Tables, Benches, and Birdhouses! Great Prices! 9116 Hamer Road, Georgetown, Ohio. 937-378-2786.


MISSING CAT, black & white, female, 10 years old on medication wearing brown collar. Georgetown. I’m 80 years old & can’t walk. She’s all I have. Please call 937-378-5659.


1996 DODGE 1500 extended cab short bed, no rust, good interior, V8, auto with air, PS/PB. Black. Call 937-444-2226.



2003 FORD Windstar 6-passenger van, V6 automatic, 79,400 miles. Exceptionally clean & well maintained. $4500. OBO 513-724-2715.

1970 FORD 3000 Diesel w/6’ bushhog, runs great, rebuilt engine, new rear tires. Needs seal kit for fuel pump - leaks. $6000. firm. You pick-up. 513-331-0731 between 9am-8pm only.

2005 CONVERTIBLE PT Cruiser, 4-cylinder Turbo Engine - 5-speed transmission, 59,000 miles. Excellent condition. $7,500 937-205-0133.

FERTILIZER/GRASS SEED spreader (pull behind a riding lawn mower) like new, $100., Craftsman double can bagger, $50. 937-213-3736.


LARGE SELECTION of hybrid and heirloom vegetable plants, annual flowers, hanging baskets, hardy perennials, garden seed. Burns Greenhouse 3230 SR 321 Mowrystown. 937-442-4573. FOR SALE vegetable plants, Chicken Hollow Greenhouse 9076 Chicken Hollow Rd., Ripley, OH 937-690-9082 if no answer leave message. HAY, $3 square bale, mixed grass, 300 bales, Williamsburg Ohio, 513-724-3110. VEGETABLE PLANTS Eighty varieties of tomatoes. One mile north of Hillsboro off State Route 73. Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sunday 10 am to 4:00 pm. Secret Garden Greenhouse, 937-205-4178.


ALL NEW Happy Jack Kennel Dip II: kills fleas, ticks, & MANGE mites on dogs or as a perimeter spray to kill mosquitoes and flies. DO NOT use on cats!!! SOUTHWEST LANDMARK 937-378-4105. DOG TRAINING All Creatures Animal Hospital Sign up now for a variety of classes. Weekday & weekend classes available. Call 513-797-7387 with inquiries or to sign up. FREE PUPPY SOCIAL All Creatures Animal Hospital Every Saturday at noon. Upstairs training room at our Amelia location. 513-797-7387.

614 - HORSES/LIVESTOCK BULLS, COW/CALF, pairs, breeding age heifers, angus & crosssbred, 513-405-6204.


PRONTO M51 Shure Step Power Chair. $350. 513-732-1654 Carl Seibert.




PART-TIME DISPATCHER with local trucking company. Seeking someone with the following skills: basic computer knowledge, ability to prioritize & stay organized. Responsibilities to include: daily scheduling, dispatching & customer service. Please call 513-724-7140.

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JUNKED, WRECKED unwanted autos, autos, trucks, motorcycles, etc., some towed free, cash paid for some. Call 513-734-1650


'06 CUB Cadet 4x4 Diesel Camo includes winch & 72" snow plow. 545 hrs. Very good condition, runs well. $6,000 OBO. 513-383-8135.


901 - SALES

APARTMENT CLOSING Sale - All household goods, electric wheel chair, hospital bed, lift chair, loveseat, propane furnace & misc. items. 13230 5 Points Mowrystown Road, Sardinia. 937-446-1975. May 23-25, 10am-??? HUGE! YARD SALE and Bake Sale - Saturday, May 10th 9am-4pm. Clothes, furniture, antiques, lots of miscellaneous, baked goods, soup & sandwiches & flowers for Mother’s Day! Living Church of Five Mile 16908 US 68, Mt. Orab.


LAKE WAYNOKA Garage Sale - Saturday May 17th 8:30am - 4:30pm. Approximately 80 families participating! Sponsored by the Lake Waynoka Civic Club. MOVING SALE! 2305 Lillie Belle Lane Apt 215, Mt. Orab. May 3rd & 4th and May 10th & 11th, 9am-?? Washer, dryer, dishwasher, furniture and much, much more! MOVING/YARD SALE Sat. & Sun. May 17th & 18th, 9am-4pm, 1332 Autumnview Dr., Batavia, OH 45103, furniture, utility trailer, law equipment, washer/dryer & much more. MULTI-FAMILY YARD Sale, May 16th, 17th, & 18th 9am-? Household items, lots of books (romance, suspense, & futuristic, etc.), home decor, some collectibles, other misc. items. SELLING OUT!! Mowers, mower parts, paperbacks (Western) and hard backs, old assorted novels and Christian novels, canning jars. 16570 Malady Rd., Mt. Orab. 937-444-4228. YARD SALE - 250 Waynoka Drive, Sardinia, OH, Saturday, May 17, 8:30 to 4:30; Antiques, Collectibles & Glassware.


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1243844 Investment opportunity! Nothing to do but take over the rent roll!! Total renovation on all units. 4 different units! Elec & gas separately metered. Laundry facilities on site. Partial Bsmt. Fresh paint on exterior. $134,000 NDIN


1389049 - 2005 Anniversary Model. Brand new laminate, carpet, paint, faucets plus pot & pan rack. Huge kitchen. This model has most of late year upgrades all in this home. Side deck. 3 acre lot. Approx 1.5 acres in woods. Creek lined. Large shed. Move in ready $87,000


Sat. May 18th 10:00 722 Bobcat- Ford 3000 Tractor- 04’ Ford E250 Van- 98’ Ford F600 24’ Box Truck- 92’ Ford F350 Dually- Salsco 3pt. Chipper- New 20’ Low Boy G.N. & Utility Trailers- 16’ Used Enclosed TrailerNew Building Supplies Flooring Dealer Going Out of Business(Auction Ring #1 About 10:00) Over 40 Skids of Porcelain & Ceramic Florida Tile incl. Wood Looking- Rock BoardBeautiful Hardwood, Engineered & Laminate Flooring- Rolls of High End Carpet & Vinyl Large & Small- 8lb Pad- Doors & Windows- Kitchen Cabinets- Large Amount of Lumber incl. Treated- Metal RoofingBubble Wrap- Lg. Asst. of Trim- Earnhart Collection to be Sold at 10:00 2nd Ring Second Auction From the Osborne Family- Many Unusual Items- AntiquesPrimitives- LampsIron- Modern- Etc.- Just Unpacked- To Be Sold in Auction Ring #3 About 10:00 Large All Day Auction 100’s of Items Must See to Believe- Writing a Check Bring Bank Letter of Guarantee or Cash No ExceptionsVisa, Master Card 4%Call or See Web for Complete List & Terms-

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1379088 - Bethel - IMMACULATE! Unbelievably constructed. Inside walls insulated, 2 full kit, Formal DR w/crown molded tray ceiling, Deluxe MBR suite, Full brick w/ coined corners, Decking & patio, 40x60 Tecumseh bldg. w/ water. Elec to bldg. Rolling ac w/a creek, shed. $325,000










Mt. Orab - Looking For privacy?? This is your home! Beautiful stickbuilt 3br 2 ba home sitting on 1.56ac. $110,000

1358528 - Georgetown - WOW! All brick home w/brand new roof, paint & flring* Both baths & kit. fully renovated* 3BD, 2BA. Open foyer w/ceramic flring & closet *Fam. Rm. w/bar & wall of french doors* Deck w/lanai*2 walk in clsts in MBR suite*Coy pond* Beautifully landscaped. $122,500

1384742 1265584 - Mt. MILY Hamersville - MULTI-FA Orab Western OWNER Brown Local FINANCING! 9 Schools, Flexible Terms!! years old. 4BR, 2.5BA, 2-story home Former Cahall w/attached oversized garage sitting Apparel Store in on 6.38 rolling, creek-lined acres. Full the heart of Mt. Orab. 1100 sq ft of walkout basement. SUBJECT TO store front office area w/4 add'l rental THIRD PARTY APPROVAL. $184,500 apts. Full walkout bsmt. Low maintence. 15 space parking lot with mo. income. Public Utilities. $199,900 LD SO

1385723 - Attn: Everyone! Are You looking for a clean immaculate home w/fully equipped Kit. & laundry? 3 bdrm, 2 bath, covered back porch & shed. All on 0.72 acre wooded lot. Move in ready! Call today for your personal tour! $74,500




$209,900.00 Western Brown Schools!! Two mins from SR 32. 2100 Sq. Ft. L/A not including full Part. Fin. Bsmt. Beautiful Italian marble in huge eat-in kit. Open foyer. Fam. Rm. has gorgeous antique mantle. Ovsz MBR suite. 4 BR, 2.5 Ba. Fenced area. Sits 1398370 - Lake Waynoka - Beautiful back a long lane on 12 acs. Call today home nestled on four lots in the gated for your private showing! community of Lake Waynoka. Spacious PR ICE two story, 4 BR, 2.5 Bath home with full CH AN walk-out basement. All BR’s have walkGE in closets. New gas logs in F/P. Fully equipped Kit. has SS appliances. Wonderful wooded setting. $179,900

1398389 - Batavia MUST SEE! Beautiful two story nestled in the Pleasant Acre Subidivision. New paint and updated. $159,900





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Georgetown $49,900 - 1990 Brandy-wine Mobile Home w/ cov. front and back porches. Newer Laminate thru-out. Brand new carpet in 2nd BR. Fully Equip. Kit. has pull-out cabinet drawers. Central HVAC, MBR suite has a walk-in shower. Cathedral ceilings thru-out. Black top drive. Public Water and Sewer. Carport. .50 ac.


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1399042 - Mt. Orab - Don't think about buying this twice or it will be gone! Wonderful 3 bdrm. 2 Ba. home w/MBR suite. Fully equipped Kitchen w/island & built-in desk. Tucked away back a long lane. Huge carport w/10x18 attached storage shed. $57,500 LIS

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1384418 - Paradise! 2250 sq.ft. Brick Ranch, Granite flring in entry + formal Din. Rm., Floor to ceiling WBFP, MBR suite, Huge Eat-in Kit, Brand NEW Gilkey windows, Inground pool, Stocked pond, Regulation Tennis court, Full court basketball, 32x16 bldg 7.67 wooded acs. $169,900

1390843 - Winchester- Wonderful home in sub-div. on the edge of town. Public water & sewer. Covered front porch. Huge Eat-in kitchen. Plenty of storage. Florida Rm. on back. Fully fenced yard. One attached & one detached garage. Large shed. Corner location. Look no more!! $69,900

REAL ESTATE AUCTION! Ranch Home & Shop Building on 27 Acres Offered in “5” Separate Tracts, Combination, & As A Whole! Located At: 20234 SR 41, Peebles, OH. (From Peebles, go North on SR 41, approx. 5 miles to Auction. See Signs.)

THURSDAY, MAY 22ND, 6:00 P.M. Parcel #1: consists of approx. 5 Acres w/1600 sq. ft. Ranch Home. Home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, large eat-in kitchen w/open dining room, plus living room, & laundry. Home has been completely remodeled top to bottom w/new cherry cabinets, new carpet & tile floors, new drywall, plumbing, electric, plus central heat & air! House also has a covered front porch, full basement, & fenced front yard. The land is mostly cleared, gently rolling, & borders Brush Creek! Parcel #2: approx. 6.3 Acre Tract w/road frontage, co. water available, & borders Brush Creek! Land is cleared & gently rolling. Parcel #3: approx. 5.1 Acre Tract w/older mobile home with rental income! Also has county water. Septic, plus has 30’x44’ pole barn/shop w/concrete floors, overhead door, 400 amp electric, & borders Brush Creek! Parcel #4: 5 Acre Vacant Tract w/road frontage. County water available, land is mostly cleared & gently rolling w/creek frontage. Parcel #5: 5.5 Acre Vacant Tract w/road frontage & is cleared, gently rolling land, plus has a small pond. County water is available & also borders Brush Creek! Auctioneer’s Note: Whether you are looking for a “Like New” Home w/acreage, Investment, Recreation Land, or a new Homesite, “Don’t Miss This Auction!” Terms & Conditions: 10% down day of Auction. Balance due on or before June 22nd, 2014. Property sold in “As Is, Where Is” condition. Financing and further inspections are NOT a contingency to close! All information is believed accurate, but not guaranteed! Announcements made day of Auction take precendence over any & all ads. A 10% Buyers Premium will be charged to establish the Final Sale Price! Inspection Dates: Wed., May 7th, 5-6 p.m. and Sat., May 17th, 2-4 p.m. or call for Appointment. For more information & pictures see or call Klayton Juillerat/Auctioneer at (937) 205-5256.


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1389051 - Georgetown - Beautiful 3 bdrm 2 bath home w/2 car att. gar.*Great room w/soaring cathedral ceilings and stone F/P *Formal Din R.*Bay Win in Kit*Master bdrmsuite has tray ceiling, walk-in closet Jacuzi tub & shower*Back deck*0.92 wood lined ac*Pool does not stay $110,000





$129,900.00 Looking for a land contract? So much here! Kit. and Master are total remodels. Walk-in shower. Fam. Rm. Huge Cov. Front Porch wraps around onto breezeway. 24x52 gar w/lean too and blt. in portalet. Fully fenced back yard w/ several gates above grnd pool. Security System. 3BR 2 Ba. Western Bro. Schs.

1374916 Ripley Wonderful river view! 2BD, 1BA. Brand new kitchen, bsmt windows & paint thru-out. Hardwood flring. Large living room. Newer retaining wall at walk-out. Truly affordable. Why rent? $42,000 SO





1355243- Lake Lorelei- Park-like setting for this well built cedar sided home w/separate mother-in-law suite. 2BD, 2BA. *Huge family/florida rm*Brick wall fireplace*Counter bar in kit*3 car gar. all together.* 4 wooded lots* Horseshoe pit & fountain* Short walk to lake. $109,900 SO






1384253 - Winchester - Look no further! Nice farm w/barn, woods & over 850’ of road frontage. 26+ ac. nicely rolls with good drainage. Beautiful private home sites. Water available at the road. Located on a dead end road, lite traffic. Two minutes from SR 32. $87,500 SO






1387032 - Mt. Orab - Immaculate! One owner, no smoking or pets, ever! 3BD, 2BA. Roomy, open, comfortable. MBR suite w/custom shelving in walk-in clst. Fully equipped kitchen & laundry. Home has laun tub, linen clst, drapery headers and a gar dr switch at both drs. Get ready to move! $129,900

PUBLIC AUCTION 623 South Second Street, Ripley, Ohio, 45167 Moved from sellers home in Georgetown, Ohio to accommodate parking.

MAY 17th, 2014- 10:00 AM SIGNS - GUNS - COLLECTIBLE COINS - ANTIQUES - TOOLS - MOWER SIGNS, ADVERTISING ITEMS, COLLECTABLES: Lots and lots of Tobacco signs such as the famous Phillip Morris Jonny Roventini Little Bellman framed poster; posters, signs, tins, advertising items from practically every manufacturer of the day. A very rare collection! Many other signs, cans and other advertising items from automotive and petroleum companies. Pictures on website will give you an indication! MORE - Edison cylinder player w/ marigold horn and collection of cylinders; Tobacco ½ basket; Box of Cincinnati Enquires of significant happenings such as Rose 3000, Beverly Hills; Foyt wins 4th Indy, JFK; wall mount bottle opener advertising collection; 5 cent peanut vending machine; lots and lots of advertisement thermometers; old LP’s; cherry stoner; ice tongs; old license plates; draw knife; hay saw; funnels; brass front scales; wooden pulleys; scythes; oil cans; post augers; clothes draw rack; bee smoker; knapping hammer; bottle capper; butter paddle; lard cans; porcelain ware; corn bread mold; Coke crates; coffee mill; wash board; RR lantern; oil lamp; cigar boxes; match holder; 8 track tapes; leather vise; old magazines; old books and games; cigar cutter; brass Model T pump; more! FURNITURE AND MORE - Oak Hall tree w/ beveled mirror; cupboard; 8 tin pie safe; walnut stand; round oak table and 4 chairs; oak pressed back rocker; several trunks; several antique stands; couches, chairs, end tables; Duncan Fife drum stand w/ drawer; oak full size bed; vanity w/ mirror and stool; dresser; walnut chest of drawers; cane bottom chairs; cedar chest; Rotary butter churn; (2) Shirley Temple glasses; invalid feeder; 3 pcs. Bristol Glass; depression; carnival; stone jugs and jars; “Tater Bug” style mandolin; more! COINS - Silver dollars, silver dimes, silver quarters, $5 gold piece, 120 Joseph Barr’s, many Silver Certificates, $1-5 & $10’s, Buffalo Indian, Peace, Morgan, Eagle, much more! GUNS- Belgium double barrel; Long Tom 12 ga.; Hercules by Montgomery Wards, 1929, single 12 ga.; Remington Sportsmaster 512, 22 cal.; powder horn. GUNS - (not owned by Mr. Geschwind, added by neighbor) Sam Colt commemorative, 45 cal., 7 ½” barrel in wooden case; Colt single action, Wyoming Diamond Jubilee, in wooden case; Henry “Big Boy” 357/38 NIB; Winchester Mod. 67A single action 22 cal.; Interarms, Virginian Dragoon, 44 mag; S&W, MP, 40 cal. Semiauto; Beretta 96FS, 40 cal.; Beretta 9mm, Navy Tribute, 1 of 1000 released. MOWER - Husqvarna, 20 HP, 42 inch cut, hydrostat, riding mower w/ aprox. 10 hours, like new! Preview - Visit our Website for photos, live preview day of Auction. Terms - Payment in full on day of Auction. Cash, Check w/ ID, Visa, MasterCard, with 3% handling fee. NO BUYERS PREMIUM CHARGED!

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July 4th celebration planned in Sardinia Sardinia Historical Society planning their July 4th celebration. It is our goal to save our Cemetery Fence in Sardinia. This fence has been part of our town history for over 100 years. You may have seen our Save the Fence posters around in the business windows and our articles in the newspapers. We are asking for your help in Saving this Fence, not only a fence but a part of our towns history! Please come and support our efforts in saving this fence. It will be a great time for family and friends! Very low cost, free admission and games at 10 cents per ticket for children. We are needing vendors! From miscellaneous to Pampered Chef, 31 Plus, Avon and anyone that has items they could sell. We also need food vendors. Vendor spots are $20.00 for the one day event. Maybe you have a vintage car or tractor you would like to enter. The cost for this entire day is $15.00 per person. You will receive a certificate and we are working on small dash plaques. No judging this year this is just for sport and fun of showing off your item. We will have some of our history boards and items on display. We will also have our members collecting donations for Save The Fence. We will be having a Silent Auction with items donated by local businesses and from community members. The American Legion will be holding their annual program starting at 6 PM. We will have a Martin's gift card that will be raffled off after the American Legion Program is over and you must be present to win! Third Generation will be performing and they plan to have a few surprises with their music. All political candidates are welcome to join us for the day! Please come out and join us for a day filled with family fun and help raise money to Save The Sardinia Cemetery Fence.! Any 4H, Scouts, FFA or any other groups are welcome to come out and set up a booth for the day. We are looking forward to a fun filled day for


5K Run/ Walk set The R-U-L-H Varsity Cheerleaders are hosting a Splash of Color 5K Run/Walk Friday May 23, 2014 at the cross country track behind the high school building in Ripley. Admission $15.00 for adults. $10.00 for students, 5 and under are free. Two rules: 1. Wear white 2. End the race with a splash of color. Registration begins at 5:15 p.m. with the event starting at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is available call (937) 690-9342 or (937) 618-0804 for a registration form or if you have any questions.

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PUBLIC AUCTION LOCATED: Brown County Fairgrounds 325 W. State St. Georgetown, Ohio 45121. Inside Rhonemus Hall. Signs Posted.


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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130517CVE PNC Bank, N.A. Plaintiff -vsKnute Rockne Montgomery AKA Knute R. Montgomery, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Village of Georgetown to-wit: Description of Land Real property in the Village of Georgetown, County of Brown, State of Ohio, and is described as follows: Situated in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio, in the Village of Georgetown, and in the Township of Pleasant, and being known and designated as Lot 26 in Block A, Lakeview Acres Subdivision, on the plat recorded by the Recorder of Brown County, Ohio. Said Plat being the survey of Robert E. Satterfield, R.S. #4238 dated October 25, 1967, West Union, Ohio, and recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 82, Brown County, Ohio records. Slide 360. ALSO, being situated in Georgetown Village, Pleasant Township, Brown County, Ohio and being the South 1/2 of Lot 25 of Block A, Lakeview Acres Subdivision, as the same is known and designated on the recorded plat of said subdivision recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 82 of the Brown County, Ohio records. Slide 360. Parcel Number: 33067532.0000 / 33-067536.0000 Prior Instrument Reference: Instrument recorded on June 7, 2005 in/as O.R. Book 328, Page 1487 of the Brown County, Ohio Records. Address of Property: 27 Del Acres Drive, Georgetown, OH 45121 Said Premises Located at 27 Del Acres Drive, Georgetown, OH 45121 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $110,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: Purchaser of the property other than Plaintiff or lien holder shall be required to deposit 10% of the appraised value at the time of the sale in the form of a cashier’s check and the balance of the proceeds to be paid within thirty (30) days of the sale. Should the purchaser fail to make timely payment of said proceeds, it is ordered said deposit of 10% of the appraised value shall be withheld by Plaintiff as and for costs associated with advertisement and resale of said real estate of interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Stephanie F. Gilley #0083825 Robert K. Hogan #0024966 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20080788CVE CitiMortgage, Inc., Successor by Merger to ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. Plaintiff -vsKenneth Peace, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Alias Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Sterling to-wit: Exhibit A Situated in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio and in the Township of Sterling and situated in J. Savary’s Military Survey No. 5257 and being Lot #15 of the replat of Lot 10 of Eastwood Acres Subdivision, Section Two as recorded in Plat Cabinet 2, Slide 73 in the Brown County, Ohio Recorder’s Office. Property Address: 15359 Eastwood Road, Williamsburg, OH 45176 Parcel Number: 37072880.1202 Prior Instrument Number: O.R. Book 110 Page 733 Said Premises Located at 15359 Eastwood Road, Williamsburg, Ohio 45176 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $17,500.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Jennifer Schaeffer #0084893 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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HUNDREDS OF AUTHENTIC INDIAN ARTIFACTS Locally found: Arrowheads, spear points, pipes, axes, chisels, face axe, pendants, grinders, many celts. COLLECTIBLES: HAMILTON & JONES STONEWARE APPROX. 12 pcs, FRANKLIN MINT John Deere knives, 80 rolling pins, several crocks and stoneware, ox yokes, oil lamps, John Ruthven prints, glass minnow traps, 20 cow bells, quilts, old Dixie cook stove, 9 butter churns, some dazy, butter molds, old coke signs, tobacco baskets, snow shoes, pulleys, iron kettle, cast iron pots, skillets, carnival glass vases, other glassware, occupied Japan pcs., John Deere petal tractor and wagon, other toys, scales, crystal coffee grinder, hand tools, kitchen collectibles, other primitives. Baseball, Starwars, Batman cards. Terms: Cash day of sale or check with proper ID. Statements made day of sale take precedence over previous advertising. Auctioneer Note: We are privileged to have the opportunity to bring you this 40 plus year private collection. Please check for picures, sure to find more interesting items as we prepare for sale. Lunch served. Not responsible for accidents.


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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20140011CVE Green Tree Servicing LLC Plaintiff -vsJeffrey L. Rymer, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Village of Mount Orab to-wit: Legal Description Situated in the Village of Mt. Orab, Sterling Township, County of Brown, State of Ohio, and being Lot Twenty Four (24) of the Village at Wills Point Subdivision, as shown on the recorded plat of said Village at Wills Point Subdivision. As the same in known and recorded in Plat Cabinet 2, Slide 652, and Plat Cabinet 2, Slide 667 of the Brown County Records. Parcel Number(s): 440730680126 Prior Deed Info.: General Warranty Deed By A Limited Liability Company, OR Book 351 Page 1840, filed October 19, 2006 Said Premises Located at 103 Willow Run Road, Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $120,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Charles V. Gasior #0075946 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130296CVE The Park National Bank Plaintiff -vsRonald E. Jacobs, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Village of Georgetown to-wit: EXHIBIT ‘A’ Legal Description Situate in the Village of Georgetown, Pleasant Township, Brown County, Ohio being Lots Numbered Two (2), Three (3), Four (4), and Five (5) in Wilson’s Addition to the Village of Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio as the same are known and designated on the recorded plat of said addition, Plat Book C3, Page 128, Slide 136. Property Address: 442 W. State Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 Brown County Parcel ID. Nos. 33-065268.0000, 33065272.0000, 33-065276.0000, 33-065280.0000 Said Premises Located at 442 West State Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $87,500.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Benjamin M. Rodriguez #0079289 Todd J. Flagel #0066976 Attorney ---------------------------------------ORDINANCE 2014-08 AN ORDIANCE ESTABLISHING REVISED CONNECTION CHARGES FOR THE VILLAGE OF ABERDEEN’S WATER OPERATINGS SYSTEM AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. This ordinance can viewed upon request at the Aberdeen City Building. Nathan Pfeffer Fiscal Officer BCP 5-11-14, 5-18-14 ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130153CVE U.S. Bank National Association Plaintiff -vsMichael A. Dailey, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Washington to-wit: EXHIBIT “A” LEGAL DESCRIPTION Situated in the State of Ohio, County of Brown, and in the Township of Washington: Situate in D. Springer’s Military Survey No. 10320 and being bounded and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a spike set on the centerline of Hamer Road, said beginning point being southwesterly 1611.36 as measured along the centerline of Hamer Road from the centerline intersection of Hamer Road and Tracy Road; thence from said beginning point and with a new division line through the land of Earl and Idella Reed, S. 65 degrees 33’ 51” E., passing an iron pipe set at 50.00 feet for a total distance of 301.01 feet to an iron pipe set; thence continuing on a new division line through the land of said Reed, S. 27 degrees 04’ 36” W. a distance of 143.41 feet to an iron pipe set; thence continuing on a new division line through the land of said Reed, N. 65 degrees 33’ 51” W., passing an iron pipe set at 217.76 feet for a total distance of 242.76 feet to a spike set on the centerline of Hamer Road, thence with the centerline of said road for the next three (3) courses: N. 23 degrees 45’ 00” E., a distance of 29.14 feet to an iron pipe set; N. 14 degrees 15’ 00” W., a distance of 82.50 feet to an iron pipe set; N. 24 degrees 45’ 00” E., a distance of 49.72 feet to the place of beginning. Containing 0.907 acres, more or less, subject however, to all legal highways and easements of record and being a part of the land conveyed to Earl and Idella Reed as recorded in Deed Book 35, Page 470, Deed Records, Brown County, Ohio. A survey was made by Gerald S. Renshaw, Registered Surveyor No. 4872 on February 26, 1980. Titleholders: Michael A. Dailey Property Address: 12544 Hamer Road, Sardinia, OH 45171 Parcel number: 42082148.0000 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 375, Page 2669 Recorded: 09/08/2008 Said Premises Located at 12544 Hamer Road, Sardinia, Ohio 45171 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $55,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Robert A. Wood #0031620 Ryan F. Hemmerle #0079721 Carrie L. Rouse #0083281 Matthew C. Gladwell #0075591 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120943CVE CitiMortgage, Inc., Successor by Merger to Principal Residential Mortgage, Inc. -vsRichard L. Hamm aka Richard Hamm, et al Defendants In pursuance of an Alias Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Sterling to-wit: LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Exhibit A Being situated in the Military Survey No. 3048, in the Township of Sterling, County of Brown, and State of Ohio, and more particularly described as follows: Being Lot Number 10 of Anderson Subdivision, Section No. 3, as the same is known, numbered and designated on the recorded plat of said Subdivision, Plat Book 5, Page 61, Slide 443, Plat Records of Brown County, Ohio. Being more correctly de-

scribed as follows: Being situated in J. Breckenridge’s Military Survey No. 3048, in the Township of Sterling, in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio, and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a reference point at a spike set at the intersection of Old State Road and New Harmony-Salem Road; Thence with the centerline of said Old State Road S. 74 deg. 05’ E. a distance of 483.50 feet to a spike set in the said centerline and a corner to Ova H. and Beryl Anderson as recorded in Volume 79, Page 519 and being the northwest corner of Lot No. 10 and being the real point of beginning; Thence with said centerline S. 74 deg. 41’ E. a distance of 305.05 feet to a spike set in said centerline and a corner to Lawrence Schwarber; Thence with said Schwarber’s line and the aforementioned Ova H. and Beryl Anderson, S. 15 deg. 12’ 56” W. passing a concrete monument set at 25.00 feet, a distance of 285.50 feet to a concrete monument set; Thence with two lines of said Andersons, N. 74 deg. 40’ 57” W. a distance of 308.56 feet to a concrete monument set; thence N. 15 deg. 55’ 00” E. passing a concrete monument set at 260.50 feet, a distance of 285.50 feet to the beginning, containing 2.011 acres more or less, being 1.831 acres in Lot No. 10 and 0.180 acres in the right of way of Old State Road, being a corrected description of Lot No. 10 of Section “3” of Anderson Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 61 and subject to all legal highways and easements. Bearings are magnetic and based upon the S. 74 deg. 41’ E. line along the centerline of Old State Road. A survey of this property was made by Robert E. Satterfield, Surveyor No. 4238, West Union, Ohio on July 24, 1984. Property Address: 1936 Old State Road, Mount Orab, OH 45154 Parcel Number: 37072328.0000 Prior Instrument Number: OR Book 79 Page 428 Said Premises Located at 1936 Old State Road, Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $45,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Lori N. Wight, #0080789 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130265CVE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -vsScott Stigers, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Alias Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Green to-wit: Exhibit A Legal Description Being situated in Douglas Irby’s Virginia Military Survey No. 12919 in the Township of Green, in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio, and bounded and described as follows: Being all of Lot 3 of Misty Meadows Subdivision as recorded in Plat Cabinet 2, Slide 391 through 393 of the Records of Brown County, Ohio. Property Address: 15709 Misty Lane, Mount Orab, OH 45154 Parcel Number: 100174080900 Prior Instrument Number: OR Volume 370 Page 1578 Said Premises Located at 15709 Misty Lane, Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $60,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. lance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Craig A. Thomas #0037667 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20050109CVE U.S. Bank, N.A. as Trustee, Successor by Merger to Firstar Bank, N.A. Successor in Interest to Firstar Bank Milwaukee, N.A., as Trustee for Salomon Brothers Mortgage Securities VII, INC., Mortgage PassThrough Certificates Series 1999-NC1 Plaintiff -vsDana P. Bealer, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Alias Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Lewis to-wit: Situate in R.K. Meade Military Survey No. 1660 and F. Taylor Military Survey No. 1659, Lewis Township, Brown County, Ohio, and being a part of the land conveyed to Dana P. Bealer as recorded in Official Record 63, page 554 in the Brown County, Ohio Recorder’s Office and being bounded and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a stone found at the northwesterly corner of Harlen E. and Mary L. Hayslip’s 36.116 Acre tract as recorded in Deed Book 248, page 376 in the Brown County, Ohio Recorder’s Office, said beginning point also being corner to the 91.392 Acre tract of Trail’s End Farm, LLC; Thence from said beginning point and with the line of said Trail’s End Farm, LLC North 48 degrees 13 minutes 04 seconds West a distance of 804.76 feet to a 1/2” iron pin found corner to the 50.7880 Acre tract of said Trail’s End Farm, LLC; Thence with the line of the 50.7880 Acre tract of said Trail’s End Farm, LLC North 42 degrees 34 minutes 32 seconds East passing a 1/2” iron pin set at 520.59 feet for a total distance of 540.59 feet to a 1” iron pipe found on the centerline of Vernon Road; Thence with the centerline of said road for the next seven (7) courses: South 53 degrees 48 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 145.27 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; South 47 degrees 54 minutes 32 seconds East a distance of 145.39 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; South 52 degrees 17 minutes 29 seconds East a distance of 170.19 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; South 55 degrees 26 minutes 39 seconds East a distance of 236.70 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; South 71 degrees 18 minutes 15 seconds East a distance of 66.40 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; North 85 degrees 06 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 68.09 feet to a 1” iron pipe found; North 66 degrees 34 minutes 09 seconds East a distance of 36.00 feet to a 1” iron pin set; Thence with a new division line through the land of Dana P. Bealer South 14 degrees 30 minutes 25 seconds East passing a 1/2” iron pin set at 20.00 feet for a total distance of 1016.30 feet to a 1” iron pipe found corner to Harlen E. and Mary L. Hayslip; Thence with the line of said Hayslip North 57 degrees 24 minutes 14 seconds West a distance of 876.82 feet to the place of beginning CONTAINING 17.6126 Acres more or less subject, however, to all legal highways and easements of record. Basis of bearing is the centerline of Vernon Road - South 53 degrees 48 minutes 36 seconds East based on Survey 2T-200499 and all other bearings are based on angles and distances measures in the field. This description was prepared by Gerald S. Renshaw, Ohio Registration No. 4872 on October 1998 based on an actual field survey. Parcel No. 20-040696.0100 Address: 954 Vernon Rd, Felicity, OH 45120 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 153 Page 502-503 Said Premises Located at 954 Vernon Road, Felicity, Ohio 45120 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $25,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Brian Duffy #0089462 Attorney ----------------------------------------


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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 2013-2099CRI State of Ohio Plaintiff -vsDonna M. Covert, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Green to-wit: Situate in H. Lee’s Military Survey No. 11082, Green Township, Brown County, Ohio and being bounded and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a railroad spike on the centerline of Hillcrest Road, said beginning point being S. 35 deg. 00’ 00” W. a distance of 425.00 feet from the northwesterly corner of Phillip R. and Nancy L. Barnhill’s 10.298 Acre tract as recorded in Deed Book 174, Page 499 of the Deed Records of Brown County, Ohio; thence from said beginning point and with a new division line through the land of Marguerite Feibelman S. 34 deg. 05’ 00” E. a distance of 700.00 feet to an iron pin set; thence continuing on a new division line through the land of said Feibelman S. 35 deg. 00’ 00” W. a distance of 100.00 feet to an iron pin set; thence continuing on a new division line through the land of said Feibelman N. 34 deg. 05’ 00” W. a distance of 700.00 feet to a railroad spike set on the centerline of Hillcrest Road; thence with the centerline of said road N. 35 deg. 00’ 00’ E. a distance of 100.00 feet to the place of beginning CONTAINING 1.501 Acres more or less subject, however, to all legal highways and easements of record and being a part of the land conveyed to Marguerite Feibelman as recorded in Deed Book 180, Page 247 of the Deed Records of Brown County, Ohio. Surveyed by Gerald S. Renshaw, Registered Surveyor #4872 on March 23, 1988. SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING COVENANTS WHICH SHALL RUN WITH THE LAND: 1. One mobile home per lot. 2. All automobiles and vehicles must have current license numbers. 3. No working on or storage of vehicles on premises, other than those in regular use with current license numbers; unless in an enclosed garage. 4. No occupied camper on premises. 5. All mobile homes must have underpinnings (skirting). 6. No junk allowed in yard. Any storage or garage type building erected on the premises must look neat. No eyesores permitted. 7. No mobile homes older than 1976 to be erected on premises as of 1985. And thereafter same 9 year differential between year of improvement and age of mobile home. 8. In case of infraction, owner agrees to rectify situation within 60 days of initial complaint or bear the cost if someone has to do it for him/her. 9. All sites to be grass seeded (landscaped) within one year. 10. Each property owner agrees to respect the rights and the property of other residents of Hillcrest Knolls. 11. No mobile home rental property on lot. Being the property conveyed by deed found of record in Volume 257, page 904 of the Brown County Deed Records. See also, deed to Holiday Homes, Inc. found of record in Volume 62, page 795, Brown County Deed Records. Last Deed Reference: OR Book 151, page 415. Said Premises Located at 15398 Hillcrest Road, Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $8,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: 10% of purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Steven W. Purtell #0062624 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130636CVE The Bank of New York Mellon FKA The Bank of New York Trust Company, National Association, as Trustee under Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corporation (INV Codes 252 and 253) (as marked) Series 1997-2 Pooling and Service Agreement dated as of September 1, 1997 Plaintiff -vsDonna Utzinger AKA Donna J. Utzinger, et al Defendant In pursuance of an Order of Sale in the above entitled action, I will offer for sale at public auction, at the west door of the Courthouse on the Square in Georgetown, Ohio, in the above named County, on Monday, the 2nd day of June, 2014, at 1:00 o’clock P.M., the following described real estate, situate in the County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in the Township of Clark to-wit: EXHIBIT ‘A’ Situated in Clark Township, Brown County, Ohio. Being all of Lot #9 of Pete Rose and Gary Waits Development Subdivision, Slide 783 and 784, as recorded in Volume 178, Page 563, of Brown County, Ohio Recorder’s Office. Property Address: 11375 Colthar Road, Bethel, Ohio 45106 Permanent Parcel No.: 3004212.1300 Prior Deed Reference: ).R. Book 41, Page 652 Said Premises Located at 11375 Colthar Road, Bethel, Ohio 45106 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liable for the condition of the property upon confirmation of the sale. Said Premises Appraised at $17,500.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: April 27, May 4 & 11, 2014 Terms of Sale: Purchaser of the property other than Plaintiff or lien holder shall be required to deposit 10% of the appraised value at the time of the sale in the form of a cashier’s check and the balance of the proceeds to be paid within thirty (30) days of the sale. Should the purchaser fail to make timely payment of said proceeds, it is ordered said deposit of 10% of the appraised value shall be withheld by Plaintiff as and for costs associated with advertisement and resale of said real estate of interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Robert K. Hogan #0024966 Stephanie F. Gilley #0083825 Attorney ----------------------------------------



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