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The Brown County Press Sunday, November 10, 2013 • Volume 41 No. 14 Serving Brown County, Ohio since 1973

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Broncos to host first playoff game BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press The atmosphere in the Village of Mt. Orab and across the county has been one of sheer excitement and anticipation as the Western Brown Bronco’s football team prepares to play the biggest game of their young lives! It’s no secret anywhere in Brown County, that the Bronco’s have a perfect regular season record of 10-0. That alone is impressive, but now with a playoff game against Dayton Thurgood Marshall set for Friday, Nov. 8, the Bronco’s have a home field advantage. “Having that home field advantage is big,” said Cindy Brumfield, treasurer for the Touchdown Club at Western, “it’s really big for our boys! The last time the Broncos won the league CONTINUED ON PAGE 3

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Western Brown football players and fans celebrate on the field after defeating Norwood to go 10-0 on the 2013 season. The Broncos will host Thurgood Marshall, out of Dayton, in the first ever state football playoff game on Nov. 8.

2013 BROWN COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS Senior Services levy approved BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press Nearly 700 people in Brown County depend on services provided by the Brown County Senior Citizens Council, which is one of three agencies that work together, including AdamsBrown Counties Economic Opportunities, (ABCEO) (also known as (ABCAP, community action) and the Northern Brown Senior Center. Needless to say, when the Senior Services re-

newal 0.8 mill levy passed Nov. 5, it was good news for residents of Brown County. And it passed overwhelmingly, 5,845 votes for the levy and 1,658 votes against it. According to Sue Lang, executive director of the Brown County Senior Citizens Council, the services provided to senior citizens are critical in allowing older adults to remain independently in their homes and be vital members of the community.

G’town council race still open BY Wayne Gates The Brown County Press A very tight race for Georgetown Village Council has two seats still open. Only four votes separate three candidates. The two with the highest vote total will be seated. The outcome of the race will not be known until November 18 at the earliest, when ten provisional ballots will be examined by the Brown County Board of Elections.

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The three candidates who are in limbo until next week are Susan Bean with 335 votes, Raelena Morrison with 334 votes and Zachary Triplett with 332 votes. Incumbent council members Kelly Cornette and Sarah Eagan were elected to council with 434 and 370 votes respectively. Those total are high enough not to be affected by provisional ballots. Once the provisional ballots are examined and counted, a recount of the

New Aberdeen council elected BY Wayne Gates The Brown County Press The prospect of a new water plant for Aberdeen appears to be very dim following the Nov. 5 election. Three of the four council members elected, Jason Phillips, Rajenna Combess and Bill Wilson, have stated their opposition to building the water plant. They join current council member Jim Perraut, who has also made his opposition to clear

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with numerous council votes. That means four of the six members on the incoming council do not favor construction of the water plant. New council member Robert Meadows is in favor of building the water plant. The question is an important one because the village is facing the prospect of a judgment of hundreds of thousands of dollars against it in a breach of contract lawsuit if it does not resume

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The Village of Aberdeen will not build a water plant. At a special meeting on Nov. 7, the village council voted to approve a settlement offer with bondholder Annette Mineer. The settlement agreement calls for the village to give Mineer the $2,742,886.27 currently being held by U.S. Bank. The village is also agreeing to return 62.5 percent of the estate taxes that Mineer is

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expected to pay the village. That amount will be approximately $400,000. The vote was three in favor of the agreement and three opposed, with Mayor Harry Foxworthy casting the tie vote in favor of the settlement. Following the vote, council member Jay Castle resigned from council immediately, dropping a prepared resignation letter on the desk in front of Foxworthy and leaving the room without saying a word. After the meeting, council member Dr. Matt Shotwell also resigned from council. Shotwell and Castle both voted against the settlement agreement. Both men said they disagree with the settlement because it puts the village at risk for punitive damages that will be awarded to Shinn Brothers, the construction firm that has already won a lawsuit against the village. Castle’s letter read in part “I can no longer be a part of this council since I fear the

direction they are following will destroy this village...I plan on contacting Shinn Brothers and will strongly suggest that they should retrieve future damages from the individual council members and the mayor...instead of the Aberdeen taxpayers.” Castle also said he would offer to testify against council members who voted for the settlement and Mayor Foxworthy “in an effort to protect the citizens of the village from future financial hardship.” Following the meeting, Shotwell said that the citizens of Aberdeen “have no idea what’s coming at them” as a result of the settlement vote. “I think this decision will cost the village in excess of a million dollars just for litigation fees, punitive damages and repayment of the money paid by the IRS.” The Internal Revenue Service is paying 45 percent of the interest on the bonds because they were issued against federal stimulus funds. The cost at the end of 2013 to pay back the IRS

will be $223,666.86. Shotwell also said he was frustrated by the “toxic atmosphere” of the village council meetings. “I have asked a multitude of questions at council meetings (about the water plant issue) and have not been provided a single viable answer”, Shotwell said. “I can no longer be a part of a dysfunctional village council that is leading the village down the path of financial ruin.” During the meeting, Foxworthy threatened to have Shotwell removed from the room after Shotwell began asking questions before the settlement vote. When asked about that moment following the meeting, Shotwell said “It’s just sad. At that moment, I realized that it was a futile effort to try and help the village. I realized that this village needs far more than what I can offer.” As for the residents of Aberdeen, Shotwell said “Be prepared to pay a tremendous increase in

taxes and water. The cost of living is about to go up significantly in Aberdeen.” Shinn Brothers filed the lawsuit last July against the village, seeking $828,000 in damages for materials purchased and lost profits. The company submitted a settlement offer for $692,000 via a letter to the court appointed mediator in November of 2012. Shinn Brothers Attorney Timothy Heather also noted in the letter that ”Shinn Brothers would consider moving forward with the contract and building Aberdeen’s water treatment plant, providing Aberdeen also reimbursed Shinn Brothers for the legal fees and other expenses it has incurred to date as a result of Aberdeen’s breach of the contract.” After the meeting, Foxworthy was asked about the fact that the settlement opened up the village to higher damages in the Shinn Brothers lawsuit. Regarding the settlement offer of Shinn Brothers to drop the lawsuit in ex-

change for resuming the project, Foxworthy said “I never heard them say that.” When asked how the village would pay damages that could potentially be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, Foxworthy said “We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it. I’m not going to predict and I don’t know what’s going to happen or what the case is or how strong a case (Village Solicitor) David (Grimes) has. When we go to court, that’ll be the time to talk about that.” When asked if the village could pay off a $400,000 damage award, Foxworthy said “We’ll worry about that when the time comes”. When asked if the village had access to that kind of money, Foxworthy answered “Possibly.” When asked where the money would come from, he answered “I can’t say right now. I don’t know where it would come from.”

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The Western Brown Broncos make their way into Butterbee’s two by two as the community pep rally began.

The sign in front of Butterbee’s was just one sign of the community pride that can be seen all over Mt. Orab.

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Western Brown Coach Evan Dreyer (right) talks with James Taylor (center) and Jack Scott (left) about the successful Bronco football season.

Bronco coaches, parents and fans make their way into Butterbee’s through fog generated by a machine at the door.

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Merchants National Bank in Mt. Orab has always been a strong supporter of Western Brown, and has the front of their bank decorated in brown and gold to show their support for the Broncos. Shown from left, Emilee Richmond, Janna Wainscott and Kristen Bingamen. “Go Broncos.”

With a scarecrow wearing her Broncos jersey, Uptown Marathon Station employee Tammy Campbell shows her support for the Western Brown Broncos. “Good luck guys, you are number one!”

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Coach Dreyer holds what could have been the youngest Bronco fan in Butterbee’s that night.

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Bronco football players prepare to eat at Butterbee’s while enjoying the atmosphere.

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Players enjoy their meal while listening to Coach Dreyer talk about the upcoming playoff game against Thurgood Marshall.


The County Auditor of Brown County, Ohio as required by Section 5721.03 of the Revised Code of Ohio, hereby gives notice that on or around the 24th day of November, 2013, and the 1st day of December, 2013, the owner list of current delinquent Real Property and Manufactured Home taxes as certified to the Brown County Treasurer by the Brown County Auditor will be published. Delinquent taxes may be paid at the office of the Brown County Treasurer, Administration Building, 800 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, OH. The hours of the Treasurer’s Office are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Interest will be charged on all unpaid delinquent taxes not paid by December 1, 2013.

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crown was in 2008. And this event marks the schools very first home state playoff game in its history.” Brumfield said that Mariah Votel, vice president of the Touchdown Club, came up with the idea to ask all the merchants in town to decorate their store fronts in brown and gold in support of the Broncos. “Mariah and I went all over town asking for support by displaying brown and gold,” Brumfield said. “Well, this community went all out, and everywhere you look you can see their pride and support on windows, billboards and signs.” Jina Bohl, director of curriculum and instruction for Western Brown School District said she’s never seen such excitement in the schools as she has seen the last couple of weeks. “I don’t know how the kids can even concentrate,” Bohl said with a chuckle. “This is huge for Western, and everybody knows it. I was in one of the art rooms the other day and it was all anyone could talk about. There’s an energized excitement here at Western that you just can’t describe.” She added “This team of Broncos have pulled this district together and I believe they’ll go all the way.

SSCC Board of Trustees to meet Nov. 13

The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the conference room of Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley, 215 Hughes Blvd., Mt. Orab. Prior to the full board meeting, the Nominating Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. on the construction site of Southern State Community College’s newest campus location at the intersection of State Route 32 and Brooks-Malott Road in Mt. Orab. The committee meeting will be immediately followed by a 4:45 p.m. tour of the construction site. At 6:30 p.m., the board will participate in mandatory annual ethics training provided by Mia Meucci Yaniko of the Attorney General’s Office. For more information about the Southern State Community College Board of Trustees, please visit www.sscc.edu/about/board -trustees.shtml.

We are so proud of them.” Bohl added that all ages of people, from young to old are talking about the big game coming up Friday. “We expect a lot of alumni foot ballplayers to be at the game” Brumfield continued. “We are also excited that the four people who were involved in starting the football program at Western, back in 1970, are going to be there. Roger Courts, Tom Ball, Gary Srofe and Les Cook got the first team organized, imagine how proud they must be now!” Members of the Touchdown Club, which has been around since 1995, cater to the team throughout the year. They follow the team and run around trying to provide them with the things they need. Brumfield said the club picks up where the school leaves off. “This whole football season has been exciting,” Brumfield said. “From the first win at the first game of the season up until today. Each week, with our guys bringing us a win, the season has just built and built with excitement and anticipation of making it all the way. And we knew all along that that could happen.” On Wednesday evening Butterbee’s Restaurant hosted a very special ‘pep Rally’ for the team and more than 225 people attended. Owner of Butterbees, Leila David said it was a great turnout. “We here at Butterbees feel very proud and honored that the Western Brown football team would let us host such a great event,” David said. “It was great to see everyone in the community come together for such a great event. We are happy to be a part of this history.” Western Brown football coach since 2008, Evan Dreyer, told everyone at a recent pep rally that he is

very proud of his team and that he expects his team of Broncos to bring home a playoff win. “This is not just us going to these playoffs,” Coach Dreyer said with pride, “It’s this community going

to the playoffs. And I know this means a lot to all the former football players and teams as well as the whole Bronco family.” Sports coverage for the Bronco football playoff game begins on page 18.

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LIAR, LIAR, LIAR

Question: ‘How do you know when a politician is not lying? Answer: When his mouth is not moving. That is an old joke. But is it funny? Not really. Lying is never funny to God. The worldly follow their father who is the devil and ‘he is a liar and the father of lies’. JOHN 8:44. Let us leave the worldly to their lying and address the people of God in our short time here. The people of God are never to be liars. Whether his Old Testament people, Israel, or his people today, the New Testament church, God insists that his people speak and walk in truth. We follow our father, God, who cannot lie. (TITUS 1:2; HEBREWS 6:18.) God’s church today follows their Savior Jesus who is ‘the truth’. (JOHN 14:6) For God’s people, lying has never been a joking matter. Two Examples from Scripture. One Old Testament. One New Testament. An Old Testament example is well-known by the student of the Bible. Abram lied about his relationship to his wife. He referred to her as a sister for fear of his life. He did this twice. (See: GENESIS 12; 20.) Abraham’s son Isaac lied in the same manner for the same reason. (See: GENESIS 26.) Jacob, Isaac’s son (Abraham’s grandson) lied to get the ‘Blessing’ from Isaac. (See: GENESIS 27.) Lying is clearly a sin that follows from generation to generation. Sad. Not funny to God. A New Testament example of lying is from ACTS, Chapter 5. Here we find a married couple named Ananias and Sapphira. Having promised the church (God) that they would give all the proceeds from the sale of land, they kept some for themselves. Peter gave these inspired words: “You have not lied to men but to God.” Does God find lying funny when a

child of God lies? It is always a sin against God. We are his own children. We are to follow truth. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus declares: “Simply let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes,’ and your ‘No’, ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.” (JAMES repeats this wording in verse 5:12 and adds: “or you will be condemned.” Lying and deceiving is never to be found in God’s people. It will condemn us. The father of lies and liars wants us to make lying unimportant. “Just a little white lie”, he says. We are convinced that if truth be told and kept, this world would be changed immediately. The effects of truth telling and keeping would change all areas of our lives! Imagine no politician standing before the people and lying ever again. How much of a blessing would that be! But back to God’s people: If we speak and live by truth: 1. We would not allow Satan in our lives to guide us and beguile us. 2. We would allow God to be our life’s purpose. 3. Jesus the truth giver would be our Lord. 4. Our relationships with the brethren would be stronger and godly. Look at what Jesus says in REVELATION 21:8, “But the cowardly, the unbelieving, the vile, the murderers, the sexually immoral, those who practice magic arts, the idolaters and all liars—their place will be in the fiery lake of burning sulfur. This is the second death.” All liars means all liars. Tragic. Please find a New Testament church that teaches truth. “All the churches of Christ send greetings.” Romans 16:16 Gary J Mattingly Fayetteville Church of Christ 513-875-3636

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Taking A Trip Through Time

With Veteran’s Day being recognized, Monday, November 11, we were honored to get this picture of some of our Veterans in 1965. We are pretty certain some of these Life members are from World War I and World War II. We want to thank all of our Veterans for serving our country. The above photo is of Mt. Orab VFW Life Members taken on December 3, 1965. Front Row: l-r R. Lindsey, W. Porter, N. Durbin, W. Johnson, C. Fleming, W. Sroufe, D. Creager, J. Gordon, E. Bayer, C. Campbell. Rear Row: l-r G. Rhoades R. Page, S. Schindel, C. Butt, R. Poole, G. Tucker, C. Hoggatt, F. Ott, B. Wolffrum, M. Creager. 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 bcpress@frontier.com 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.

Dear Editor, I guess we have all heard about the "right to work" or as some slyly say "work place freedom". I have heard from very reliable sources that it isn't what it sounds like it is. It will destroy jobs, harm communities and strip workers of their rights. It is unsafe because it makes it harder to collectively bargain for lifesaving equipment, staffing and other safety issues for police officers and firefighters. It is unfair because it lets a small number of workers cheat by not paying their fair share of dues at the expense of workers who work hard and play by the rules. It is an attack on workers rights because the worker lose their voice to speak in the workplace by being stripped of collective bargaining rights. Workers will be intimidated into los-

ing their freedom of speech to point out potential safety issues in their workplace. And yes here it is again, this means less money, lower wages and fewer benefits for all of us in the middle class and those of us who would like to get up to the middle class. Now remember back to 2011 when we all had to fight against Senate Bill 5. Well this so called "right to work" is being pushed on us by Gov. Kasich, big business and wealthy special interest groups. So when you hear of it. It is not what we who are trying to stay in the middle class or move up to it want. That is what I have been hearing. Now why don't you get busy and check into this on your own. For united we stand divided we fall. Danny Books Sr.

Dear Editor, On behalf of all the Brown County Senior Service Levy Committee, I would sincerely like to thank the voters of Brown County for the support of the Brown County Senior Service Levy!!!!!!! We are truly grateful to each and every one of you. I also would like to thank the press, all who worked so diligently, those who allowed us to put signs in

their yards and property, and all the support and prayers given on our behalf. This levy will help us continue to better serve the seniors of Brown County. Thank You!!! Nancy Stegbauer Activity Director Northern Brown Senior Center A Program of Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio

Tearing Down the Wall: Better serving our Veterans in the digital age Reader thankful for Nearly 24 years ago, spend their time caring that honors their legacy Senior levy support American leadership for patients, not navigat- and service. I will con-

helped bring down the Berlin Wall without firing a shot. Now, our service members and veterans are up against a new wall, a wall of bureaucracy. This wall complicates nearly every facet of life as they transition from active duty service to veteran status. This Veterans Day, we must renew our commitment to those who have served us. Our task begins by ensuring that their medical records, which document years or decades of service, seamlessly follow them from uniformed to veteran status. This year, the House of Representatives is taking action to push both the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to realize this goal. Our troops face numerous challenges after they serve: transitioning to civilian life, finding a career, or continuing their education, to name just a few. Our veterans should not have to serve as couriers between the DoD and VA too. It’s an additional and unnecessary burden. We are all one nation and our agencies should operate like it. Unfortunately, in typical government fashion, our two biggest departments are still not fully capable of digitally communicating in the 21st century. Early in his Presidency, President Obama charged these two departments to “build a seamless system of integration with a single goal: when a member of the Armed Forced separates from the military, he or she will no longer have to walk paperwork from a DoD duty station to a local VA health cen-

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ter; their electronic records will transition along with them and remain with them forever.” Unfortunately, this original vision of one shared system for all our past and pre sent service members has devolved into a series of missed milestones, shifting priorities, and ballooning budgets. The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee learned earlier this year that these failures have led President Obama and both departments to abandon the original goal of one system, and instead plan continued reliance on separate systems integrated together to connect electronic health records. I serv ed as an Army combat surgeon in Iraq and I still serve as a Reservist. I know that my fellow military members, when they retire, should not have to continue to wage war at home against bureaucracies and paperwork. And yet, a doctor treating veterans cannot seamlessly access the medical history of their patient because that history is housed in a separate Defense Department system. VA doctors report that in itial steps are improving this digital sharing, while still on separate systems. We can and must do better for our veterans. As a physician of 26 years, I have firsthand experience with electronic health record systems – my practice undertook the transition in 2012. I know that every doctor wants to

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ing complex computer systems trying to hunt down vital medical histories. These frustrations won’t disappear until the federal government achieves its stated goal of building an integrated system. This year, the House of Representatives is actively working to tackle these issues through the bipartisan H.R. 1960, which I was proud to help pass the House this summer. Important sections call for basic interoperability capabilities within a year, meaning that doctor s on both sides will be able to readily view medical history files. By 2016, we are demanding full system integration between the two departments. These are essential steps towards realizing a system that seamlessly communicates medical history files between the departments, without forcing the burden on to the shoulders of our transitioning veterans. Ultimately, I believe one system will best serve our troops and veterans as they seek care, and full integration is steering the departments in the right direction. Fully integrating these electric health records isn’t just about helping transitioning veterans, it’s also essential to reducing our veterans’ disability backlog. We know that fully developed disability claims, those with complete medical history files, take half the amount of time to complete com pared to claims filed with incomplete or missing data. It’s discouraging for our troops, our veterans, and our doctors to face a wall of bureaucracy that hinders care. They deserve a lasting solution

tinue pushing both federal agencies towards an integrated, and ultimately shared, system for our service members, veteran and uniformed. *** Rep. Wenstrup, Staff, H eaded to Health Care Insurance Exchanges Meanwhile, President Obama and White House staff exempt Representative Brad Wenstrup announced this week that he and his staff will be entering the health insurance exchanges implemented under President Obama’s health care law beginning in January of 2014. As written, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, requires all members of Congress and any “official ” staff to receive health insurance coverage through the Obamacare exchanges. Wenstrup described the move by saying “Congress must live by the laws it writes, and cannot expect to be treated differently from everyday Americans. I’m disappointed that President Obama and his staff refuse to join the health care exchanges that he forced upon millions of Americans. If it’s good enough for Congress and the American people, why isn’t it good enough for the President?” A month into the law’s implementation, Ohioans seeking coverage are still unable to use the federal website to obtain coverage. Rep. Wenstrup, a physician of 26 years, says he “remains committed to replacing Obamacare” and shrinking the federal government’s role in health care while replacing it with health care reforms that allow consumers to keep the ir insurance plans and doctors.

YOUR LEGISLATORS U.S. Representative Dr. Brad Wenstrup (R) • (202) 225-3164, or by email at www.wenstrup.house.gov. State Senator Joseph Uecker (R) • (614) 466-8082 uecker@OhioSenate.gov

State Representative Doug Green (R) • (614) 644-6034 or by email at rep66@OhioHouse.gov U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R) • (202) 224-3353 Sherrod Brown (D) • (202)224-2315

Governor John Kasich (R) • (614) 466-3555 77 S. High St. 30th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215

Finalizing the Farm Bill for Ohioans

In Ohio, one out of every seven jobs is connected to growing, processing, and distributing the food we eat. In fact, agriculture and food contribute more than $107 billion dollars to our state’s economy each year. That’s why, time and again—in roundtables and over coffee, on farms and at forums—Ohioans have told me that they need a strong farm bill. And that’s why I’m fighting for one. Recently, I was honored to be named a member of the farm bill conference committee that will work out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill. This means that I will be working with my Senate and House colleagues to help finalize a 2013 farm bill. Conference committee meetings begin this week, and in these meetings, I will fight to ensure that we pass a bill that benefits Ohio farmers, producers, taxpayers, and rural communities. The Senate, for the second year in a row, passed a strong, bipartisan bill that implements critical farm safety reforms and saves taxpayers $23 billion while investing in Ohio’s number one industry. This farm bill is forward thinking, yet realistic. Unfortunately, for two years, the House was unable to join the Senate in passing a bill. Last year, the House simply failed to act – a failure that hurt farmers and cost taxpayers. This year, the House broke a 40year bipartisan, farm bill tradition. While policy makers and farmers have recognized for decades that nutrition and food production are closely linked, for the first time ever, the House separated farm and nutrition programs into two, separate bills. This approach was opposed by Farm Bureau and more than 500 other agriculture, commodity, and rural development groups because

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they know that splitting the bill will hurt American agriculture. And when the Members of the House finally did pass a bill, they did it along party lines. Instead of passing the Senate’s bipartisan farm bill, the U.S. House of Representatives opted for a bill that fails to provide producers with long-term certainty and the smarter, more efficient safety net they deserve. To add insult to injury, the House finances this temporary solution with significant cuts to long-term investments in soil, water, and wildlife conservation. When I talk to farmers around the state, I hear how the House of Representatives’ inability to pass a comprehensive farm bill has lead to uncertainty; it makes planning business more difficult and has also affected planting decisions. This farm bill is a jobs and innovation bill, an economic relief and development bill, and it affects every American every day This bill not only strengthens the farm safety net, but it will invest in Ohio’s rural communities. Whether it is a water/sewer project in Henry County, a low interest loan to Buckeye Power, or bringing broadband to southeast Ohio, this bill is too important for our state to let partisan politics get in the way. The nation’s agricultural sector cannot afford another short term extension that funds some programs but not others. It’s time to pass a bill that saves taxpayers, ensures that farmers are planting for the market and not the program, and continues to invest in rural Ohio.

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Michael Dennis Bartley, 56

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Michael Dennis Bartley, 56 of Georgetown, Oh., died Saturday, November 2, 2013. He was born May 28, 1957 in Port Huron, Mich., the son of Nelson Bartley and the late Louise Mary (Rich) Bartley. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Debbie Moore and one daughter, Mary Louise Bartley. Mr. Bartley is survived by his wife of twenty eight years, Christine Bartley, one son, Richard Gregory Bartley and fiancée Cheyenne Grubbs of Georgetown, one grandson, Michael Glenn Bartley of Georgetown, his father and stepmother, Nelson and Linda Bartley of Michigan; two brothers, Greg Bartley of Kansas City, Mo., and Terry Bartley of Naples, Fla., three sisters, Sharon Grey of Portland, Michigan, Karen Stempson of Chesterfield, Mich., and Stephanie Horbatch of NC. Following cremation, there will be no services. The Cahall Funeral Home, Georgetown, served the family.

Mae Devon Bishop, 63

Mae Devon Bishop, 63 of Hamersville, Oh., died Thursday, October 31, 2013. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Beginnings at Farmers Chapel Church near Hamersville. Mae was born March 28, 1950 in Jackson, Ky., the daughter of the late Kelly and Ressie (Gillum) Taulbee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. “Bo” Bishop in 2011, one brother, Lewis Taulbee and four sisters, Halla Bee Banks, Laura Emma Haynes, Joyce Uhlenbrock and Jean Centers. Mrs. Bishop is survived by three children, Tony Bishop and wife April, Angie Hensley and Elizabeth Bishop all of Hamersville, eight grandchildren, D.J. and Gillian Bishop, Paige, Erica and Ashley Hensley, Peyton Helcomb and Landon and Jaimie Farmer, one great grandson, Wyatt Adae; two brothers, JR Taulbee and wife Christine and Ronnie Taulbee and wife Carol all of Goshen, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Services were held Saturday, November 2, 2013 where Jim Brock officiated. Interment was in the Rosehill Cemetery in Feesburg. The Cahall Funeral Home, Georgetown, served the family.

James "Jimmy" Wesley Jordan, 51

James "Jimmy" Wesley Jordan, 51, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. He was born on August 15, 1962. He was the beloved son of Stanley R. Jordan of Fayetteville, and Loyce R. Jordan of Wilmington, precious brother of John M. Jordan, Elaine Courtright (Dewey), and Cindy Wiesman (Ted), dear uncle of Christopher Courtright (Johanne), Kathryn Weiner (Isaac) and Sean Courtright, sweet great-uncle to Kirby and Dominic Courtright and Carrie and Tessa Weiner. He also leaves behind three aunts and many cousins. Services were held Monday, October 28, 2013. The Craver-Riggs Funeral Home, Milford, served the family.

NINEVEH

In the book of Jonah we learn about the city of Nineveh. An event took place there approximately 800 years before Christ which most of us have heard of. It is a truly great event that took place in a major city of the Assyrians. The Bible calls it a great city for no other reason than it was a huge city in population. In fact, in chapter 4 and verse 11 it tells us: “...wherein are more than sixscore thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left hand...” That is at least one hundred and twenty thousand small children! It says: “...wherein are more than...” therefore, if you count the older children and the adults there would probably be over a million people in that city. That was a huge city for that time. How could one preacher affect so many people? But God only called one man to go there and he didn’t even want to go! His name was Jonah and God told him: “Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and cry against it; for their wickedness is come up before me.” God will only tolerate wickedness to a certain level and then it is either repent or destruction. America is pushing the boundaries of wickedness right now! Nineveh was pushing those boundaries and God was ready to wipe out the entire city. But, he sent Jonah to give a warning. Jonah did not have the benefits of television, radio, or even a printing press or telephone! How was he to reach that many people? And not only that, he didn’t even like those people; they were Gentiles! So, what did he do? He tried to run away from God. We all know the story of Jonah and the whale. God has His own ways of dealing with runaways! But as we know, Jonah changed his mind about running when he found himself in the belly of that whale. Then God caused that whale to spit him out on the beach near Nineveh and off Jonah went to preach what God had said. He could have saved himself a lot of trouble if he would have only done what he was told in the first place. That goes for most of us also! Look at verse 1 of chapter 2: “Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish's belly.” Most people have the tendency to wait until they have a big prob-

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lem before they break down and pray to God for help; and Jonah was no different. However, after Jonah had surrendered to God’s will and after God had caused the whale to vomit Jonah out upon dry land, God once again told him what He wanted Him to do. This time Jonah did as he was told. Wouldn’t it be better if we surrendered to God’s will before we got ourselves into trouble? Well, anyhow, God told Jonah to go. That is precisely what we are to do; we are to go and tell people about God; we are to go and give the warning to repent or suffer the consequences. Jonah gave God’s warning to the people of Nineveh: “...Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.” Now do not forget that what God had done to the Egyptians, to Sodom and Gomorrah, and to other cities had spread by word of mouth to the then known world. They knew about God; they just didn’t do anything about it. Do you know where America is today? We are in the same place and in the same shape! We are just ignoring God. But God got Nineveh’s attention! Look what happened: verse 5 chapter 3: “So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.” Wouldn’t it be great if we, the people of America, were at least as wise as the people of Nineveh? What will it take to get our attention? Look at verse 10 of chapter 3: “And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.” Wake up people! The warning has been given. What will you do with it. As an individual, will you get saved? I hope so. As a nation will we repent and turn back to God? What do you think?

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Birchie M. Blevins, 94,

Birchie M. Blevins, 94, of West Union, Oh., formerly of Lynx, died Friday, November 1, 2013. She was born March 22, 1919 in Green Township in Adams County. She was preceded in death by parents, Frank and Flora Olive (Cooper) Henderson; husband, Azel “Add” Blevins; an infant daughter; daughter-in-law Adelle Blevins; granddaughter Amanda Carol Blevins; and a brother, Jesse Henderson. She is survived by two sons, Tony (Margaret) Blevins of West Union and Autrey Blevins of Tacoma, Wash., one daughter, Louise (Gareld) McCann of Peebles, four grandchildren, Anthony Blevins of Canal Winchester; Deana McCann (Ted) Stevens of Peebles; Angie McCann (Brian) Knauff of Peebles; Amanda G. Blevins of Zanesville; five great-grandchildren: Caila, Jeremy, Taylor, Dylan, and Trent, one step great-grandchild, Casie and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Young-Moore Post 100 in West Union. She was a former member of East Liberty Community Church and Ladies Aid in Lynx, and had attended various churches in Adams County. Services were held Monday, November 4, 2013. The interment was at East Liberty Cemetery in Lynx. The Lafferty Funeral Home, West Union, served the family.

Oma (Gray) McIntosh, 87

Oma (Gray) McIntosh, 87, of Sardinia, died Saturday, October 31, 2013. She was a former employee of Crosley Radio Co., US Playing Card Co., and Autolight as well as a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. Oma was born March 9, 1926 in Clay County, Ky., the daughter of the late Lee and Mary (Wagers) Gray. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by two sons, Larry McIntosh and Roger Lee McIntosh, three brothers, William Henry Gray, Daniel Gray, Jimmie Gray and five sisters, Della Morgan, Louella Lipps, Annie Collins, Sally Delona Staehling, and Betty Smith. Mrs. McIntosh is survived by her husband, Howard B. McIntosh, one daughter, Margie McIntosh of Georgetown, one son, Bruce McIntosh of Sardinia; three grandchildren, Teresa Renshaw, Eric McIntosh, and Tiffany McIntosh; six great grandchildren; two sisters Maxine Garrett of Russellville and Myrtle Mays of Georgetown; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Monday, November 4, 2013 where Scott Hennig performed the service. Burial was held at the Ashridge Cemetery. The Beam-Fender Funeral Home, Sardinia, served the family.

Brenda Lee Riley, 47

Brenda Lee Riley, 47, Mt. Orab, Oh., died on Thursday, October 31, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Douglas Riley, 3 children, Crystal Riley, Douglas (Rebecca) Riley, Jr. and Gary Riley, 4 grandchildren, Douglas III, Alex, Katlyn and Steven, 2 brothers, Michael Walker and Jeffery Walker, 4 sisters, Patricia Blevins, Pamela Angilo, Erin Walker and Betty Walker, numerous nieces and nephews, and her loving Janie. Graveside Services will be at the Pt. Isabel Cemetery, Pt. Isabel, Ohio, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 1 p.m. The Charles H. McIntyre Funeral Home, Felicity, served the family.

Harold Joseph ‘Joe’ Housh, 75

Harold Joseph Housh, 75, of Sardinia went to be with Jesus on Tuesday October 22, 2013. He was born on April 30, 1938 to the late Frank Lowell Housh and Bessie Ethel (Faul) Evans. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his brother, Donald Lee Housh, Sr. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Brenda (Brown) Housh, 2 daughters, Juanita (Allen) Downing of Sardinia and Yolanda Meeker of Georgetown, 4 grandsons, Adam and Eric Sweet, Chris and Andrew Meeker and 1 granddaughter, Jessica Downing, and 5 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 1 sister-in-law, Ellen Housh and 1 brother-in-law, Gary (Sandy) brown and several nieces, nephews and one uncle. During his lifetime, Joe worked at Steel Craft and at different meat processing plants in and near Sardinia. Funeral services were held Friday, October 25, 2013 and officiated by Pastor Bruce Dickerson II of Mt. Orab United Methodist Church with interment at Sardinia Cemetery. The Beam-Fender Funeral Home, Sardinia, served the family.

Says it’s Time Jesus says it’s time to let you go home to be with him there. I know that you Will be happy over there, No more pain and no more sorrow No more worldly care. Just joy and peace, in your new home over there. I love you, and will miss you. But I know that you are in a better place, than this old world. I will be there to join you when Jesus says it’s my time. Till then I’ll have my memories of you and me. Bye for now, I will see you soon, with Jesus by my side. Love, Brenda Joe will be sadly missed by his wife, two daughters and their families.

Wilson Sroufe VFW to sponsor 33rd Annual Veteran’s Day Program

The Wilson Sroufe VFW in Mt. Orab, Ohio will sponsor their 33rd annual Brown County Veteran’s Day Program on Monday, November 11, 2013. The program will be held at Western Brown High School, conducted by the Western Brown FFA and JROTC. FFA and JROTC students will provide a breakfast for veterans from 8 to 9 a.m. The program will then follow at 9:30 a.m. in the high school gym. The

Western Brown Band and Choir will perform, being joined by state representative Doug Green and his wife Norma. The FFA and JROTC members conducted a TShirt Sale to raise money for The Wounded Warrior Project. Their goal was to raise $1,000. So far, they are about $200 away from that goal. A few of the Wounded Hero shirts may be available on Veteran’s Day for purchase; However, they will except donations.

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Alma Elizabeth McGohan, 94

Alma Elizabeth McGohan, 94 of Cincinnati, Oh., and formerly of Georgetown, Oh., died Monday, November 4, 2013. Mrs. McGohan was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Church in Georgetown. She was born September 27, 1919 in Georgetown, the daughter of the late Charles and Tillie (Bradford) Kattine. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph William Richards in 1974, her second husband, Arthur Lloyd McGohan in 1982, two children, Charles D. and David L. Richards, one grandson, Danny A. Richards, one great grandson, Zachary Richards, four brothers, Carl, Howard, Charles and Bill Kattine and one sister, Elsie Miller. Mrs. McGohan is survived by four children, Robert Richards and wife Laura of Georgetown, Paul Richards and wife Debbie of Bethel, John Richards and wife Jeannie of Sardinia, and Cynthia Anderson and husband Kent of Cincinnati, nine grandchildren, two step grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, four step great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services have been set for 1 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown. Dave Eversole will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery. The Cahall Funeral Home, Georgetown, served the family.

Nita Jean Bohl, 80

Nita Jean Bohl, 80, Felicity, Oh., died on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. She is survived by her 6 children: Ricky (Patricia) Dunaway, Dianna (Gary) Giesman, Eddie (Connie) Dunaway, David (Vicky) Dunaway, Steve (Andrea) Dunaway and the late Randy Dunaway, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, 2 sisters: Jo Ann Gragg and the late Bonnie Orme, numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be at the Felicity Cemetery, Light St., Felicity, Ohio, 45120, on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. The Charles H. McIntyre Funeral Home, Felicity, served the family.

Frances Elaine Corbin, 88

Frances Elaine Corbin, 88 of Hamersville, Oh., died Monday, November 4, 2013. She and her husband, Bob owned and operated the Corbin’s Store in Hamersville, and was a member of the Bible Chapel United Church of Christ in Hamersville. Fran was born April 20, 1925 in Hamersville, the daughter of the late George and Florence (Kennedy) Gray. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Robert “Bob” Corbin in 2006, one brother, Woodrow Gray and one sister, Wilma Dean. Mrs. Corbin is survived by two sons, Alan Corbin and wife, Carolyn of Georgetown, and Phillip Corbin and wife Priscilla of New Richmond, one daughter, Elaine Weigel and husband Robert of Williamsburg, four grandchildren, Jennifer Lucas and husband Steve, Zachary Corbin and wife Ashley, Christopher Pennington and Mitchell Corbin and wife Jocelyn; three step-grandchildren, Katie Weigel, David Weigel and Matt Weigel and wife Erin; eleven great grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Barlow of Tampa, Fla., and Carol Abbott and husband James of Winchester, one sister-in-law, Lee Gray of Hamersville, one brother-inlaw, Roland Corbin of Clearwater, Fla., and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services have been set for 10 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown. Rev. Bill Godby will officiate. Visitation has been set for 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown. The Cahall Funeral Home, Georgetown, served the family.

Doris Ann Morrow, 59

Doris Ann Morrow, 59, Amelia, passed away on November 3, 2013. She was the loving wife of Garry Morrow, mother of Christel Lane (David), Lisa Friemoth (Tim) and Carrie Shoup (Barry). Nana of Larissa, Brenden, Vanessa, Kelly, Nicholas, Katie and Jacob, sister of Bonell, Buford, Sue, Charles, Donna, Della, Deloris Jean and Margaret. Preceded in death by grandson Barry Shoup, parents Harrison and Della Rose Cable and siblings Leaman, Irene, Jack Tommy Lee and Franklin. Visitation has been set at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home 315 W. Plane St. (St. Rt. 125) Bethel, on Tuesday November 5, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service has been set for Wednesday November 6, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment Tate Twp. Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Full Gospel House of Refuge Building Fund P.O. Box 54912 Cincinnati, Oh 45254. The E.C. Nurre Funeral Home, Bethel, served the family.

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RULH levy vote fails, district may seek another vote

With the failure of the 2.6 mill general permanent improvement levy at the polls on Nov. 5, the RipleyUnion-Lewis-Huntington School District is back to square one on purchasing new buses and upgrading technology at the schools. Superintendent Linda Naylor said that the board will now have to reaccess and prioritize what direction it will take. “We will probably begin right away to consider running another levy, in hopes of convincing a few more people just how important this levy is to the school and the students,” Naylor said.

“It was very frustrating to think that just 36 more votes would have passed the levy.” The final vote count will

not be official until Nov. 22 when provisional ballots are counted. The 2.6 mill levy was deemed necessary for the school district, after the Ohio budget was released and the district learned that it would only be receiving an additional $68,380 over a two year period. The RULH 2.6 mill levy would have generated about $260,000 annually, and would have been specifically earmarked for new buses (for an aging fleet), new technology, textbooks and facility upgrades. “I believe part of the reason the levy failed is because voters didn’t understand that district had a 3 mill levy that ended this year, which

to the district in the short time he as served. “I can’t help but feel a little sad and at the same time a happy for Adam,” Naylor said. “He is from Hillsboro, so I can certainly understand why he accepted the position, he’s going home. But I have to admit, he will be missed at RULH. He is a very smart young man, he’s personable and he’s intelligent. He is the right person to handle school finances.” Naylor said she is already working on finding a replacement for Zink and will be running an ad as soon as possible. She plans on working closely with Educational Services in the county. She said they are anxious to help find his replacement. Naylor, herself, just

took over as superintendent for RULH in July 2013 replacing Patrick Kimble. She admitted that this is a rough time for the district to lose its treasurer. Zink is scheduled to stay until Feb. 1, 2014. “I feel like I’m going home and I’m real happy about it,” Zink admitted, “My family all lives in Hillsboro and I graduated from Hillsboro High School in 2002. I have to admit though, it has been great working here at RULH. I’ve never seen so much cooperation and team work in a school district in the administration. Everyone of the staff are dedicated to these students. It’s been a great place to work, and I have no regrets.” Zink said he was not

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meant, even if the levy passed, they would have been paying less on their taxes,” Naylor said. “This levy was very important to ensuring a good education for our students.” Naylor said 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. Naylor also said that members of the ‘Citizens for RULH Students’ group worked very hard to get the work out to voters, helping them to understand the importance of the levy passing and that their taxes would not go up if it passed. “The last levy that was on

the ballot was to build the high school,” Naylor added. “But that levy has now expired and there are no funds available to maintain our schools.” Naylor and board members Richard Applegate, Jeffrey Cluxton, Glenda Huff, Robert Carpenter and Barry Sims would like to thank everyone who worked to get the levy passed. “It’s back to the drawing table,” she added, “we may be down, but we are not out.”

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RULH losing its board treasurer, Adam Zink

BY Martha B. Jacob The Brown County Press

Last Tuesday RipleyUnion-Lewis-Huntington School District suffered the loss of a failed levy which, potentially could have bought new school buses, textbooks and new technology for its students. Now it faces yet another loss. Adam Zink, board of education treasurer since January of 2013, has accepted the job of board treasurer with Hillsboro School District. Zink was hi red by R-UL-H schools after 30-year treasurer Vivian Armour retired at the end of January. He officially assumed his duties Feb. 1. According to RULH Superintendent Linda Naylor, Zink has been a true asset

Suspect arrested for pandering sexually oriented material involving juveniles Sheriff Dwayne Wenninger reports that the Brown County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force concerning information that the National Center of Missing and Exploited Children had received from Facebook involving a suspect who resided in Brown County. Upon further investigation into the matter, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant for a residence on Martin Alexander Road near Sardinia. Deputies executed the search warrant on October 29, 2013 and removed a large number of computers, flash drives, and other electronic components involved in the investigation. Sheriff Wenninger stated that the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification will be conducting a forensic search on some of the items. The suspect, who was arrested at the residence has been identified as Marcus Spaulding, 54 years of age, of Martin Alexander Road, Sardinia, Ohio. Spaulding has been charged with 5 counts of Pandering obscenity involving a minor, Felony 2nd Degree and 5 counts of Pandering sexually ori-

ented material involving a minor, Felony 2nd Degree. Additional charges may be filed pending further investigation. Spaulding remains incarcerated at the Brown County Adult Detention Center on a $150,000.00 cash, surety, property bond. The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force is a federal anticrime initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. It is a collaboration of city, county, state and federal law enforcement authorities across Ohio whose mission is to identify, arrest and prosecute individuals who use the internet to lure minors

The Brown County Health & Wellness Foundation is planning the Annual Celebration of Lights for Friday evening, December 6, at 7:15 p.m. at the Southwest Regional Medical Center in Georgetown. Individuals and families sponsor trees in memory of loved ones who have passed away or in honor of loved ones still with us. Those who purchase trees make a gift to the Brown County Health & Wellness Foundation of one-hundred dollars. Signs are placed in front of each tree to indicate in whose memory or honor the tree is named. The Foundation will also be selling luminaries for $10 each in memory or in

honor of loved ones. The luminaries will be lit the evening of December 6th. There will be a Silent Auction immediately prior to the Celebration of Lights Program at 6:30 p.m. on December 6. Come at that time for refreshments and to bid on the items that will be available. The program will include special music and the reading of the names of those who are remembered and honored. The lights on the trees will be on each evening throughout the holiday season. For further information or to purchase trees or luminaries please contact Teri Baumann at Southwest Regional Medical Center at (937) 378-7712.

into illicit sexual relationships or use the Internet to produce, distribute or solicit child pornography.

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looking for a new job when he saw the posting for a new treasurer for Hillsboro School District, but was excited at the prosp ect of serving as treasurer at his old school. “I believe that RULH School District is moving in the right direction,” Zink said, “Their scores are all up and I look for good things to happen in this district.”

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Celebration of Lights being planned

November at the Chamber The Chamber will be hosting its second annual Holiday event, the Jingle Bell Bash on Friday December 6 at the Gaslight Theater. We will be presenting the Kris Kringle Award to a member of our community who serves the area in an impactful manner. Last year we recognized Shona Vance for the great work she had done while manager of Rent 2 Own. Our new worker’s comp partner, CompSource is sponsoring the evening’s entertainment, comedian Drew Hastings. He is well known throughout the region and it promises to be an uproarious good time. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting our website www.browncountyohiochamber.com or by calling (937) 3784784 or e-mailing brchcom@gmail.com. Because of the caliber of performer we are presenting, we expect this to sell out, and we will be unable to sell tickets at the door. On Saturday November 2, the Chamber and the US Grant Association team up for the 11th Annual Reverse Raffle at St. George Hall in Georgetown. This is always a good event and is an important fundraiser for both organizations. We want to congratulate Ned Lodwick of the Grant Association and Al Norris, of the Chamber for being the leading ticket sellers. The winner of the $1000 grand prize and the second and third place winners will be published next week in the News Democrat. The Chamber has a new chair of the Ambassador Committee. We want to thank Dan Mitchell of CompSource for heading this important group. The Ambassador Committee participates in ribbon cuttings to mark grand openings and other notable events in the lives of our member businesses such as anniversaries and expansions. Contact the Chamber office if you would want to participate or if your business would like to celebrate with a special Chamber event. Another ongoing Chamber committee, Brown County LEADS is going full force. This is a special group of up and coming managers who are getting a special look behind the curtain of how Brown County works. In November we will visit the county’s tourist sites to see the economic impact tourism has on our local businesses. In December, we will look at various infrastructure issues. In addition to seeing the county in a different light, participants hone their leadership skills. We will begin another class in October 2014; check your email to see if you are invited to participate. The Chamber’s next meeting will be Thursday November 21 at 8am at the Country Inn, Mt. Orab. This is an important meeting because we are holding election for next year’s executive committee. If you want to serve or make a nomination, contact Peggy Chalker at pchalker@sscc.edu.

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County voters approve Clermont DD levy

BY KRISTIN ROVER

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Clermont County voters renewed a .75 mill levy for the Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities Nov. 5. The levy passed with 66.24 percent, or 23,003 voters, in favor of the levy and 33.76 percent, or 11,726 voters, against the levy. “We are feeling good and very, very thankful because this is really important to us,” Sharon Woodrow, superintendent of Clermont DD, said as election results were coming in. According to Woodrow, the levy generates approximately $2.9 million for Clermont DD, which pro-

vides a variety of services for disabled individuals including adult programs, specialized childcare, respite in the home, camps, transportation services, and more. Woodrow said Clermont DD is funded by local and state funds but more than half of their funds come from levies. She said especially with reductions in state funding, the levy is crucial to providing services at Clermont DD. “This is one of those situations where if we had lost the money we would have to go in and cut services because all of our services are predicated on that money continuing,” Woodrow said. Woodrow said Clermont

DD serves around 1,500 people each day through their various programs. Woodrow said the levy for services was first on the ballot in 2003 and was renewed again in 2007. She said she is thankful for the support of the community again this year. “Thank you so much for helping the people in this community with disabilities,” Woodrow said. “It means more to them than it does to us and we would thank everyone in the community on behalf of them.” Election results are unofficial until certified by the Clermont County Board of Elections.

said he has worked with district officials to make many operational changes at the district since he took over. Prior to the election, Kline said they also worked to improve efficiency at the district, found additional ways to save money, and have worked to improve communication with residents in the district to receive feedback and suggestions. Now that the levy has failed, Kline said he is concerned about what will be next. “Unfortunately we have taken a huge step closer to fiscal emergency,” Kline said. Kline said the issue for the district continues to be a revenue problem rather than a spending problem. He said they are already

at state minimums, and won’t be able to cover an additional $7.2 million in cuts to funding that is expected to be lost in the coming years. Kline said that some of the students who came to the school to hear the results of the election were literally in tears when they heard the results. “For a kid, this is devastating,” Kline said. “I see kids and they want things like art, music and P.E. to be part of their experience. They want career ready programs. Unfortunately we can’t look at bringing any of those things back.” Election results are unofficial until certified by the Clermont County Board of Elections.

Voters reject West Clermont school levy BY KRISTIN ROVER Sun staff

Students at West Clermont Local School District will not see the return of art, physical education, music, transportation, all day everyday kindergarten, or many other services any time soon according to Superintendent Dr. Keith Kline. The district failed at its fourth attempt to pass an operational levy Nov. 5 with 56 percent, or 8,404 voters, opposed to the levy and 44 percent, or 6,604 voters, in favor of the levy. “The defeat is a huge blow to where we were headed with the district,” Kline said. “The financial situation is going to continue to be a problem.” Kline, who took over as superintendent this year,

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Bradley Finch, of Amelia, prepares to vote on Election Day Nov. 5 at Batavia Township Community Center.

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Amelia junior quarterback Tyler Nicodemus, 9, hands the ball of the Carter Hounshell, 33, while Cohen Canter, 36, looks for someone to block during the Barons’ game versus Western Hills on Nov. 1.

Season a growing experience for future of Amelia football

BY CHRIS CHANEY Sun staff

High expectations and high motors were not enough to elevate the Amelia Barons back towards the top of the Southern Buckeye Conference in 2013, but head coach Randy Hospelhorn and the staff of the Barons along with a core of returning players will be doing their best to bring prominence back to Clough Pike in 2014. “2-8 is not what we expected,” Hospelhorn said of his team’s year-end record. “It was a trying season. None of us are happy about the way we finished. Expectations were high, but I can’t approach it any different than that. “Even though we were small in numbers, we prepared every week like it was the championship game and we expected to win. We just didn’t.” The Barons season came to an end on Friday, Nov. 1 with a 10-point loss to Western Hills, 24-14. A letdown in the second quarter allowed the Mustangs to amass all 24 of their points, mostly coming on big plays while Amelia couldn’t sustain a drive to the goal line, racking up a

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few first downs before eventually stalling. Junior quarterback Tyler Nicodemus threw 17 times, completing five for 51 yards and a late score. He also ran seven times for 33 yards. Senior Cohen Canter carried the lion’s share of the load, toting the ball 10 times for 68 yards and a touchdown. Junior fullback TJ Troxell also carried the rock nine times for 33 yards. Nicodemus and Troxell will lead a host of juniors returning next season for the Barons and Hospelhorn is confident that the results on the field next year will be the result of the hard work that his team will put in this offseason. “Our junior class got a lot of playing time (this year),” Hospelhorn said. “(Aside for Troxell and Nicodemus), Carter Hounshell had 120 tackles from the linebacker position. TJ Reed did well receiving; Wade Hauser stepped up and had a good year. “I know the junior class will be good leaders because they’ll get in (the weight room) and work. They had a lot of gains in their squats and cleans and all that, so I know they’ll be good leaders for the sophomores and juniors that we’re going to have.” As the juniors and underclassmen look towards the next season, seven seniors saw their high school careers come to an end. Canter, along with Donnie Sellers, Gary Sunday, Jake Miller, Logan Hughes, Naeem Shalash and Nick Pangallo suited up in the blue and white for the last

time on Nov. 1 and Hospelhorn said their commitment and hard work in the program left the team far better than how they found it. “(The seniors) came out and really stepped up and gave a big effort,” the coach said. “(Miller) broke his collar bone and rehabbed really hard to get back for the last few games, which is a tribute to him and his work ethic. “We had to move some people around (because of injuries) into places they haven’t played too much. Having to move people around, the seniors stepped up and played well. My hat’s off to all the seniors for their effort, I can’t discount any of them. In one way or another, they all contributed.” With the seniors walking out the door, spots have opened for some underclassmen to fill their roles. Hospelhorn said that he had a few sophomores and freshmen see significant playing time this season and he hopes that they can build upon their experience to help the team in the future. Sophomores Jake Pangallo and Jake Helton gained some invaluable experience in just their second year in the program. Cage Meyer, Christian Samson and David Collins, freshmen all, were given a baptism by fire in their first taste of high school football, playing significant minutes in positions that sometimes were new to them. Meyer, a safety by trade, was moved to defensive end when injuries stipulated and Collins move from defensive line to offensive tackle.

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EDUCATION

Eastern HS SADD sponsors Red ribbon Week activities

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Red Ribbon Week was celebrated October 23 – October 31, 2013. The week is set aside to increase awareness about the harm and danger of drugs, alcohol, and bad decisions in general. At Eastern High School, the members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) planned activities to increase student awareness and to encourage good decision making. We had theme days such as, Mixmatch day because drugs will mix you up; Neon day because we are too bright to use drugs and alcohol; and Hat day to put a cap on drug/alcohol use. Other events for the week included a Red Ribbon scavenger hunt and handing our Dum-Dum suckers because we aren’t Dumb, we make smart decisions! Congratulations to the EHS SADD members for planning a great Red Ribbon Week, 2013!

Sgt Major Joseph Gray is guest of honor at Marine Corps Birthday Ball

The 238th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps will be celebrated by Marine Cadets of the RULH MCJROTC and guests on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Seating for the Birthday Ball will begin at 5:00 PM with dinner being served at 6:00 PM. This celebration will be held in the RULH High School Gymnasium and Cafetorium. Marine Sergeant Major Joseph Gray, a native of Ripley, will be welcomed as the guest of honor, and he will address the cadets and guests of this birthday celebration. Sgt Major Gray is currently serving as the Sergeant Major of Marine Special Operations Logistics Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command

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Sgt. Major Joseph Gray

at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. SgtMaj Gray is the son

of Wendell (Joe) Gray of Aberdeen and the late Terrie Dailey Gray. He is also the grandson of Nellie (Bobbie) Gray of Aberdeen and the stepson of Judith Gray of Ripley. Sgt Major Gray and his wife Gina have four children, Shane, Skylinn, Richard and Emma. They currently reside in Jacksonville, N.C. During the traditional birthday ceremony, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General James F. Amos, will deliver the traditional birthday message for all Marines via a pre-taped video. Cadets will present the colors and there will be a traditional cake-cutting ceremony to commemorate this event. Following the ceremony guests may enjoy dancing to the music of DJ Bruce

Kattine from 9:00 – 11:30 PM. Photographs of the event will be offered to cadets and guests during the evening by LoriK Images. All military men and women, Veterans, and those who wish to celebrate the birthday of the Marine Corps with the Cadets of RULH are invited for this special event. Tickets ($15/person) may be purchased at the door or in advance at the high school on November 8, 11, 12, 13, 14 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Further information about this event may be obtained by calling LtCol Rick Klinker or SgtMaj Otis Kokensparger during school hours at 937392-7016.

The Southern State Community Band will honor our nation’s veterans with a Veterans Day concert 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The Veterans Day concert is free and open to the public. The band will perform a number of patriotic selections, including a march dedicated to World War II’s “Flying Tigers,” an arrangement of “America the Beautiful,” and standards such as “God Bless America.”

The Southern State Community Band was formed more than 10 years ago and, since its first days as an ensemble, has performed annual concerts in honor of our veterans. Founding member Corrine Erickson was a member of the first all-women military W.A.F. Band. The band includes both students and community members, and welcomes new members at any time. Rehearsals are held 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the auditorium. For more information, please contact Brian Siemers at bsiemers@sscc.edu.

Grau is contest winner

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Fayetteville Perry Middle School recently held an Antibulling essay contest. A community member donated a 7"Tablet to be used as the prize for an Anti-bulling essay contest. Fayetteville Perry Middle School is please to announce the winner of the Mobility 7" Tablet is sixth grader Kayla Grau.

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Etienne gets to share Israel trip “Our Town” November 15-17 with Hamersville 2nd graders

October's community resource person, Debbie Etienne, shared her trip to Israel with second graders at Hamersville School. Debbie began her presentation with the Hebrew word, Shalom. She said that Shalom means hello and also good-by. So she greeted students with "Shalom". Students listened intently as she showed her passport and explained that you need a passport to travel to other countries. Debbie showed photographs of the airplane she flew in, and the many places she visited. Some of the places she visited were Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, the Jordan Rive r, Garden of Gethsemane, the Dead Sea, and several other historically Biblical sites. Debbie toured an olive garden that is about 3,000 years old. She told second graders that Bethlehem is where Jesus was born. Debbie compared and contrasted life in Israel to life in the United States. She showed pictures of how Jewish women dress, pictures of their kitchens, how they eat a lot of fish and often times with the head left on, how people

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Debbie Etienne shared her trip to Israel with second graders at Hamersville School.

in Israel farm with horses, camels, and a shepherd sitting on a donkey to take care of his sheep. The last picture was of Debbie riding a camel. At the conclusion of the presentation, Debbie said good-by in the Hebrew

Ohio Soybean Council Foundation announces scholarship opportunities

The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation (OSCF) is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2014-2015 academic year. In order to ensure the future prosperity of the U.S. soybean industry, it is

important that students understand the wide variety of opportunities available in agricultural careers. For more information and to download the scholarship applications, visit the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation at www.soyohio.org/scholarship.

language ..."Shalom". Second grade teachers and students wish to thank Debbie for her presentation of her trip to Israel. It was truly a wonderful educational experience. Thank you!

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SSCC Theatre proudly presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” playing Nov. 15-17 in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on Southern State Community College’s Central Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., while the Sunday matinee begins at 3:30 p.m. This timeless drama of life in the mythical village of Grover’s Corners, N.H., has become an American classic with universal appeal. Wilder’s most frequently performed play, “Our Town” explores the relationship between two young neighbors—George Gibbs (played by Owen Stanton) and Emily Webb (Madison Hatfield)— whose childhood friendship blossoms into romance then culminates in marriage. Narrating throughout, the Stage

Manager (Benjam in Gullett) shows the audience the circle of life portrayed in each of the three acts: growing up, adulthood, and death. First appearing on Broadway in 1938 to wide acclaim and winning the Pulitzer Prize, “Our Town” celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The SSCC Theatre production, directed by Rainee Angles, also features the talents of Stormi Bledsoe, Bob Brown, Bryan Kessinger, D.J. Griffith, John Han cock, Chelsea Heifner, Aidan Holmes, Mark Holmes, Emma Horick, Jenna Horick, Bronwyn Jones, B.G. Prater, Matthew Waits, and Terry Washburn. Hannah Hengler serves as stage manager, Rainee Angles and Abraham Martin as production designers, Benjamin Gullett as sound designer, and Laura Martin as costume designer. Fulfilling crew

Michael does Bat Jamboree

Josh Michael was October's Storyteller of the Month for grade two students at Hamersville School. Mr. Michael arrived in a vampire bat costume to read the story, Bat Jamboree by author Kathi Appelt and illustrator Melissa Sweet. To begin, Mr. Michael read the title of the book and then asked students what the author and illustrator's jobs are in creating a book. Second graders were very attentive to the joyfully enthusiastic

text and enhancing illustrations. Bat Jamboree is a counting book about bats entertaining with ten fabulous acts. It is held at a drive-in movie every year. Each year the bats top themselves when they perform the grand finale. In this year's grand finale, the bats build a pyramid. The book begins by counting forward to ten and then counting backward from ten. Bat Jamboree is a wonderful counting book for students.

positions are Brent Angles, Emily Griffith, Melissa Griffith, Tina Kessinger, Jenna Milstead, Seth Potts, Emily Rumschlag, and Heather Washburn. Tickets for “Our Town” are on sale now for only $8 by visiting www.sscctheatre.com. At the door, tickets are $12. Credit cards are accepted. Seats for this production will be reserved, so it is recommended that tickets be purchased early. Also available are 201314 season tickets for $20, which include reserved seating for “Our Town,” “Almost, Maine,” and “Macbeth,” plus a 10th anniversary t-shirt, for a savings of up to $31. Season tickets are available online. For more information about “Our Town,” the 2013-14 season, and other SSCC Theatre productions, please visit www.sscctheatre.com.

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LEGAL NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE OF BIDS The Village of Mt. Orab is now accepting bids for the surplus equipment as declared by the Village Council of Mt. Orab, Ohio. The surplus equipment includes the following items: 1992 Chevrolet S-10; 1997 Ford Van; 1998 Chevrolet Van; 2002 Ford F-150 4 x 2 P/U; 2004 Ford F-250 4 x 4 and 2006 Kia Rio. These items can be viewed by calling Chief Bryan Mount at 937-4442281 and making arrangements for viewing. Bids should be submitted to: Surplus Equipment Bid: (Vehicles), Village of Mt. Orab, 211 South High Street, PO Box 466, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154. Bids for more than one surplus item must be submitted in separate sealed envelopes. Bids will be received by the Village of Mt. Orab, Ohio at 211 South High Street, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154 until 12:00 PM (Noon) local time on December 6, 2013, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Village of Mt. Orab reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Payment for winning bids must be made within fifteen (15) days from the opening of bids to be valid. By Order of the Council of the Village of Mt. Orab BCP 11-10-13, 11-17-13 ---------------------------------------NOTICE OF SALE UNDER JUDGEMENT OF FORECLOSURE OF LIENS FOR DELINQUENT LAND TAXES Revised Code Sec. 5721.19.1 In the Court of Common Pleas, Brown County, Ohio Case No. 20130529CVE In the Matter of Foreclosure of Liens for delinquent land taxes County Treasurer of Brown County, Ohio Plaintiff -vsParcels of land encumbered with delinquent tax liens Sherry A. Kerns, et al Defendants

Whereas, judgement has been rendered against certain parcels of real property for taxes, assessments, penalties, costs and charges as follows: (1) Parcel No. 29-054508-0100 Judgement $2,857.89 plus interest & accuring costs to date of sale. Said premises located at 3354 Ild State Road, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154 Prior Instrument Ref: Official Record Book 330, Page 24, Brown County Recorder’s Office, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 Whereas, such judgement orders such real property to be sold by the undersigned to satisfy the total amount of said judgement; Now, therefore, public notice is hereby given that I, Dwayne Wenninger, Sheriff of Brown County, Ohio, will sell such real property at public auction, for cash to the highest bidder of an amount sufficient to satisfy the judgement against each parcel at 1:00 p.m., at the west door of the courthouse on the square in Georgetown, Ohio, on Monday, the 16th day of December, 2013, if any parcel does not receive a sufficient bid, it shall be offered for sale, under the same terms and conditions of the first sale and at the same time of day and at the same place, on the 30th day of December, 2013, (2) for an amount sufficient to satisfy the judgement against the parcel. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff of Brown County, Ohio Steven W. Purtell #0062624, Attorney Publication Dates; November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Footnote (1) Here set out, for each parcel, the respective permanent parcel number, full street address, description, name and address of the last owners as shown on the general tax list, and total amount of each judgement. Footnote (2) The date for the second offering must be not less than two weeks nor more than six weeks after the date of the first offering. ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120702CVE Bank of America, N.A. Successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff -vsAshley Gardner aka Ashley Gardner-Attinger and Brad Attinger, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: Property at: 14317 Upper Cumberland Road Mount Orab, Ohio PP#: 370723800002 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 406, Page 631 Legal description can be found at the Brown County Recorder’s Office Said Premises Located at 14317 Upper Cumberland Road, Mt. 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 $80,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013. Terms of Sale: 10% of the purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio F. Peter Costello #0076112 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120082CVE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -vsMichael L. Bryant, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: Situated in Clark Township, Brown County, Ohio being a part of John Watts Original Survey No. 4262 and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point in the center of State Route 774, said point being a corner to said Carl O. Schneider; Thence with the center of said highway North 50 deg. 30’ East 7.58 poles; Thence South 39 deg. 30’ East 16.27 poles; Thence South 50 deg. 30’ West 7.58 poles to a point, corner to said Carl O. Shneider; Thence with Shneider’s line North 39 deg. 30’ West 16.27 poles to the place of beginning, containing 0.80 acres of land, more or less, subject to all legal highways. Property Address: 10602 State Route 774, Hamersville, OH 45130 Parcel Number: 03003856.0000 Prior Instrument Number: OR Book 344, page 2447 Said Premises Located at 10602 State Rt. 774, Hamersville, Ohio 45130 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 $68,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: 10% of the purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Channing L. Ulbrich #0071855 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120542CVE Bank of America, N.A. successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loan Servicing LP Plaintiff -vsTerry L. Green and Shonda K. Green, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: Property at: 207 Katelin Lane Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 PP#: 110174282700 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 364, Page 1417 Legal description can be found at the Brown County Recorder’s Office Said Premises Located at 207 Katelin Lane Mt. 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 $89,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: 10% of the purchase price to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio F. Peter Costello #0076112 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120244CVE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -vsHenry O. Cahall, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Pleasant to-wit: Legal Description: Situated in the Village of Georgetown, Township of Pleasant, County of Brown, and State of Ohio, and being all of Lot Number 7 in Coburn Subdivision, as the same is known, designated and Numbered on the recorded Plat thereof, Plat Book 5, Page 42 (Plat Cabinet 1, Slide 424), Plat Records of Brown County, Ohio. Parcel Number(s): 330686200000 Property Address: 7 Amberly Drive, Georgetown, OH 45121 Deed Reference Number: dated June 25, 2004, filed July 13, 2004, recorded in Official Records Volume 312, Page 2459, Recorder’s Office, Brown County, Ohio. Said Premises Located at 7 Amberly Drive 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 $25,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: To be sold for not less than two-thirds of the appraised value. A deposit equal to 10% of the appraised value of the property must be made in the form of a cashiers check at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid by cashiers check within thirty days of the sale. If the purchaser fails to pay the balance of the purchase price within thirty days of the sale, the deposit shall be forfeited to Plaintiff for the costs associated with the advertisement and resale of the property and for interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Craig Spadafore #0083352 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130451CVE Fifth Third Mortgage Company Plaintiff -vsEric C. Peters, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Perry to-wit: Situated in Samuel Cabell’s Military Survey Number 5229, Perry Township, Brown County, Ohio and being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point in the centerline of Glady Road, North 89 deg. 00’ 00” West 4180 feet from the center line intersection of Glady Road and Black Oak Road, thence North 88 deg 09’ 29” West, 150.00 feet; Thence along the new division line north 05 deg. 17’ 00” East, 342.30 feet passing a set 5/8” x 30” iron pin in a south line of 7.087 acre parcel conveyed to Martha E. Fannin in Official Records Book 386, Page 254, of the Clermont County Record and Deed Book 271, Page 907, of the Brown County Records; Thence along a south line of said 7.087 acre parcel south 88 deg. 09’ 29” East 126.78 feet to an existing 5/8” iron pin in the west line of lands conveyed to Katherine R. Bamber in Deed Book 267, Page 692, of the Brown County Records; Thence along the line of Bamber, south 01 deg. 23’ 37” West, 341.69 feet, passing an existing 1/2” iron pin at 321.69 feet, to the point of beginning. Surveyed by Gerard J. Berding, Surveyor Reg. 6880, surveyed on January 26, 1996. Containing 1.085 acre. Parcel Number(s): 230505600200 Prior Deed Info.: Special Warranty Deed, OR Book 378 Page 809, filed December 05, 2008 Said Premises Located at 1823 Glady Road, Fayetteville, Ohio 45118 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 $58,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 20130559CVE Nationstar Mortgage LLC Plaintiff -vsBrenda F. Taylor, aka Brenda Grooms, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: Being situated in Military Survey No. 3344 Sterling Township, Brown County, State of Ohio, being all of Lot 4 of Cedar Estates as recorded in a Slide Number 797 of the Brown County Recorder’s Office. Containing .6966 acres of land and beginning all legal highways, easements and restrictions of record. Identification Number: 137B6124; Body Type: BH; Year: 1996; Make: REDMAN; Conversion: MFG Home; Model: RIV; Odometer: Exempt; Evidence: IN 137AB6124MCO. Parcel Number(s): 370717280400 Property Address: 2015 Old State Road, Mt Orab, OH 45154 Deed Reference Number: dated November 4, 2003, filed December 19, 2003, recorded as Official Records Volume 301, Page 1734, Brown County, Ohio records Case Number: CV 20130559 Said Premises Located at 2015 Old State Road Mt 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 $52,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount.

Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: To be sold for not less than two-thirds of the appraised value. A deposit equal to 10% of the appraised value of the property must be made in the form of a cashiers check at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid by cashiers check within thirty days of the sale. If the purchaser fails to pay the balance of the purchase price within thirty days of the sale, the deposit shall be forfeited to Plaintiff for the costs associated with the advertisement and resale of the property and for interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Michael E. Carleton #0083352 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130417CVE Northpointe Bank, a Michigan Banking Corporation Plaintiff -vsRobert McLain aka Robert A. McLain, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: DESCRIPTION OF LAND Situated in the Township of Sterling, County of Brown, and State of Ohio: Situated in J. Morrison’s Military Survey No. 4251, Sterling Township, Brown County, Ohio and being part of the lane conveyed to Yolanda June Sparks, by Official Record 209, Page 702, filed in the Office of the Brown County, Ohio Recorder and being more particularly described as follows: 1) Commencing at a found P.K. Nail at the corner of the 123.582 acre tract conveyed to F&G Inc. in Official Record 193, Page 428, said nail being in the centerline of Bodman Road (also being 3008.25 feet North of the intersection of Bardwell West Road per an existing survey) Thence, 2) Continuing along said Bodman Road, North 15 deg. 44’ 05” East 175.61 feet to a set P.K. Nail said P.K. Nail being the true point of beginning for the herein described tract; Thence, 1) Continuing along Bodman Road, North 15 deg. 27’ 47” East 32.63 feet to a set P.K. Nail; Thence, 2) Leaving said road with the South line of Clifford and Barbara E. Saylor’s 0.706 acre tract conveyed by Official Record 172, Page 753, South 79 deg. 57’ 03” East, (passing a set 5/8” iron pin with cap at 25.00 feet) a total distance of 411.94 to a found 1” iron pin; Thence, 3) Continuing with said Saylor’s tract, North 15 deg. 56’ 16” East 50.06 feet to a found 1” iron pin in the South line of Kathy Gast’s 27.22 acre tract conveyed by Deed Book 228, Page 359; Thence, 4) With said line South 72 deg. 58’ 35” East 421.28 feet to a found 1” iron pin; Thence, 5) With the North lines of said F&G’s Inc’s tract, South 87 deg. 30’ 46” West, 198.60’ to a found 1” iron pin; Thence, 6) Continuing with said tract, South 86 deg. 14’ 00” West, 450.89 feet to a set 5/8” iron pin with cap; Thence, 7) Thru Spark’s tract on new division lines, North 0 deg. 22’ 31” West, 102.11 feet to a set 5/8” iron pin with cap; Thence, 8) Continuing thru said tract, North 74 deg. 06’ 41” West (passing a set 5/8” iron pin at 163.61 feet) a total distance of 189.12 feet to the point of beginning, containing 1.549 acres of land more or less. Being the results of a survey and plat dated 4/00, made by Jeffrey C. Thompson, P.S. Ohio Registered No. s-7362. PPN: 370728560100 800243600 (Mobile Home) Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 372, Page 252 and OR Book 405, Page 1885 Commonly known as: 15542 Bodman Road Mount Orab, Ohio 45154 Said Premises Located at 15542 Bodman Road, Mt 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 $30,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 Mark W. Iannotta #0040357 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120872CVE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -vsStephen B. Woodard, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Scott to-wit: Exhibit A Situated in the Township of Scott, County of Brown, State of Ohio, being a part of Albert Gallatin’s Military Survey No. 3859, being a part of the 100.350 acre tract as conveyed to Countrytyme Lebanon, Ltd. And recorded in Official Record Volume 188, Page 503 of the Brown County Recorder’s Office, and being further bounded and described as follows: Commencing at a P.K. nail (found) marking the centerline intersection of Lucas Road (County Road No. 41) and White Oak Valley Road (County Road no. 21); Thence with the centerline of White Oak Valley Road for the next five calls: 1. S 75 deg. 55’ 08” E, a distance of 839.50 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 2. S 82 deg. 19’ 21” E, a distance of 306.80 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 3. S 82 deg. 08’ 31” E, a distance of 79.58 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 4. S 81 deg. 23’ 27” E, a distance of 422.51 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 5. S 77 deg. 30’ 13” E, a distance of 80.22 ft. to a Mag nail (set) marking the true point of beginning of the tract of land herein described; Thence continuing with the centerline of White Oak Valley Road for the next seven calls: 1. S 77 deg. 30’ 13” E, a distance of 11.13 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 2. S 71 deg. 52’ 10” E, a distance of 152.46 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 3. S 66 deg. 47’ 53” E, a distance of 51.66 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 4. S 56 deg. 36’ 30” E, a distance of 48.19 ft. to a mag nail (set); 5. S 46 deg. 39’ 13” E, a distance of 49.97 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 6. S 37 deg. 02’ 15” E, a distance of 99.99 ft. to a P.K. nail (found); 7. S 33 deg. 14’ 22” E, a distance of 39.72 ft. to a Mag nail (set); Thence with a new division line S 41 deg. 12’ 14” W, passing a 5/8” iron pin (set) at 25.00 ft., a total distance of 939.72 to a 5/8” iron pin (set); Thence with another new division line N 15 deg. 09’ 28” E, passing a 5/8” iron pin (set) at 961.02 ft., a total distance of 986.02 ft. to the true point of beginning, containing 5.010 acres of land. The above description is subject to a 20 ft. wide right-of-way and waterline easement conveyed to the Brown County Rural Water Association, Inc. and recorded in Deed Book 166, Page 116. Subject to all other legal easements and rights of way of record. Bearings are based upon the record bearing (S 88 deg. 50’ 40” E) of the southerly line of the 5.961 acres tract as found in Deed Book 249, Page 675. Land surveyed in June and July 1999, under the direction of Eric N. Lutz, Registered Professional Surveyor No. 7232, the survey plat of which is referred to as Drawing No. 899-220 on file in the office of McCarly Associates, Hillsboro, Ohio. Property Address: 3320 White Oak Valley Road, Georgetown, OH 45121 Parcel Number: 34-070-1720307 Prior Instrument Number: OR Book No. 259, Page 1980 Said Premises Located at 3220 White Oak Valley Road, 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 $90,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 Matthew I. McKelvey #0074762 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130092CVE U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee, successor in interest to Bank of America National Association, as Indenture Trustee, successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Indenture Trustee for AFC Trust Series 2000-2 Plaintiff -vsRoger L. Green, 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 16th day of November, 2013, 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 Pike to-wit: Exhibit A Situated in the County of Brown, Township of Pike, and State of Ohio and being situated in Curtis Kendall’s Military Survey No. 2074, in the Township of Pike, in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio and bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a spike found in the center line of New HarmonyShiloh Road No. C-45 and a corner to a 1.076 acre of Douglas and Susan L. Kelsey as recorded in Volume 263, Page 487 and at the Southwest corner of the original 12.901 acres; Thence with the said centerline, N. 17 deg. 24’ 08” E. a distance of 126.62 feet to a spike set in the centerline of New Harmony-Shiloh Road; Thence with two division lines through the original 12.901 acres, N. 72 deg. 26’ 36” W., passing an iron pin set at 24.40 feet, a distance of 481.74 feet to an iron pin set; Thence S. 17 deg. 24’ 08” W. a distance of 94.05 feet to an iron pin set in the line of a 4.015 acres of the aforementioned Douglas and Susan L. Kelsey as recorded in Volume 263, page 487; Thence with a line of the 4.015 acres, S. 69 deg. 22’ 00” W., a distance of 259.75 feet to an iron pin found and a corner to the aforementioned 1.076 acres, S. 69 deg. 24’ 54” W., a distance of 241.37 feet to the beginning, containing 1.001 acres more or less, being a part of the original 12.901 acres of the premises transferred to Leonard Raymond Atkins and Rachel Ann Atkins as recorded in Volume 246, Page 947 and subject to all legal highways and easements. Bearings are magnetic and based upon the N. 17 deg. 24’ 08” E. line along the centerline of New Harmony-Shiloh Road. A Survey of this property was made by Robert E. Satterfield, Surveyor No. 4238, West Union Ohio on June 22, 1993. Property Address: 13566 New Harmony Shiloh Road, Mount Orab, OH 45154 Parcel Number: 29057004.001 Prior Instrument Number: OR Book 208, page 597 Said Premises Located at 13566 New Harmony Shiloh Road, Mt. 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 $18,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 Rachel K. Pearson #0079176 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20121083CVE U.S. Bank N.A., as Trustee on behalf of SASCO Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-RNP1 Plaintiff -vsGlenda Sutton and Steve Whisman, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Scott to-wit: Property at: 4080 Bingamon Road Bethel, Ohio 45106 PP#: 340691000000, #340692000200 and #340692000202 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 200, Page 719 Legal description can be found at the Brown County Recorder’s Office Said Premises Located at 4080 Bingamon 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 $90,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 Douglas A. Haessig #0079200 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130242CVE Fifth Third Mortgage Company Plaintiff -vsRodger L. Jones aka Rodger Jones, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Pleasant to-wit: Situated in the Incorporated Village of Georgetown, Pleasant Township, County of Brown and State of Ohio, and in John Wills’ Addition to said Village of Georgetown and bounded and described as follows: The same being Inlot Number One (1) as the same is known and designated on the recorded plat of said addition to said Village. Said lot lying on the East side of Water Street. See Deed Book No. 49, Page 17 of the Records of Brown County, Ohio. The North line of said lot was established by agreement of former owners. See articles of agreement, Volume 2, Page 146 and Deed Book G58, Page 42 of the Brown County, Ohio Records. Parcel Number: 330661080000 Property Address: 414 Water Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 Prior Deed Reference: OR Book 26, Page 328 and OR Book 377, Page 2173 Property Owner: Rodger L. Jones Case Number: CV 20130242 Said Premises Located at 414 Water 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 $45,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 Kriss D. Felty #0002338 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130558CVE JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Plaintiff -vsKarrine Purdin, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Jefferson to-wit: Legal Description: Situated in the Village of Russellville, Township of Jefferson, County of Brown, State of Ohio, and is described as follows: Lot 63R and being a replat of the South one half of Inlot 63 and 64 in the Russell Shaws Addition. Recorded plat of said Village of Russellville, Plat found in Deed Book E5, Page 350 and Plat Cabinet 3 Slide 32. Parcel Number(s): 180383480000 Property Address: 121 Kendle Street, Russellville, OH 45168 Deed Reference Number: dated October 24, 2007, filed January 16, 2009, recorded as Official Records Volume 379, Page 486, Brown County, Ohio records. Said Premises Located at 121 Kendle Street, Russellville, Ohio 45168 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 $66,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: To be sold for not less than two-thirds of the appraised value. A deposit equal to 10% of the appraised value of the property must be made in the form of a cashiers check at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid by cashiers check within thirty days of the sale. If the purchaser fails to pay the balance of the purchase price within thirty days of the sale, the deposit shall be forfeited to Plaintiff for the costs associated with the advertisement and resale of the property and for interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Craig Spadafore #0081279 Attorney ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20120886CVE U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but soley as Delaware trust and U.S. Bank National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as Co-Trustee for Government Loan Securitization Trust 2011=FV1 Plaintiff -vsDaniel M. Rothwell, Jr., 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Jefferson to-wit: Situated in the County of Brown, in the State of Ohio and in the Village of Russellville, Township of Jefferson and bounded and described as follows: Situated in the Incorporated Village of Russellville and known and designated on the recorded plat of said Village as Lot No. 79 on which there is a stable, except six (6) feet across the North side of said lot to be used as a roadway, being a part of Joe C. Myers, recorded in deed book K-11 pages 11 and 12 of the Deed Records of Brown County, Ohio, said Lot No. 79 being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 79; thence South sixty-six (66) feet to a point; thence East One Hundred Thirty-Two (132) feet to a point in the property line of Columbia Street, also known as Hillsboro pike; thence North Sixty-six (66) feet to the Northeast corner of said Lot No. 79; thence West One Hundred Thirty-Two (132) feet to the place of beginning, and all interest in the vacated portion of Pine STREET. Said Premises Located at 235 Columbus Street North, RusselTHE BROWN C OUNTY lville, Ohio 45168 There was not an inside inspection of the property and the Sheriff is not liableSun forGroup the conNEWSPAPERS dition of the property upon confirmation of the sale.

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Said Premises Appraised at $30,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 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 ---------------------------------------SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130457CVE Wesbanco Bank, Inc successor in interest to Ripley National Bank Plaintiff -vsJames Scott Russell, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Jackson to-wit: Situate in the Township of Jackson, County of Brown and State of Ohio, being all of Lot No. 2158 of Lake Waynoka Subdivision, Map No. 5, as the same is designated, numbered and known on the recorded plat thereof, Volume 6, Page 32-38, Plat Records of the Recorder’s Office, Brown County, Ohio, by subject to all Legal Highways, easements, right of ways and restrictions of record. Parcel Nos. 160297320000, 160297360000 Situate in the Township of Jackson, County of Brown and State of Ohio, being all of Lot No. 2159-2160 of Lake Waynoka Subdivision, Map No. 5, as the same is designated, numbered and known on the recorded plat thereof, Volume 6, Page 32-38, Plat Records of the Recorder’s Office, Brown County, Ohio, by subject to all legal highways, easements, right of ways and restrictions of record. More commonly known as 221 Itawamba Drive, Sardinia, Ohio 45171 Prior Deed Reference: OR 271, Page 2245 Said Premises Located at 221 Itawamba Drive 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 $78,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: 10% of appraised value to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Benjamin M. Rodriguez #0079289 Attorney ----------------------------------------

SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130305CVE Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Plaintiff -vsSusan K. Taylor 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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 Pleasant to-wit: Situate in the County of Brown, in the Township of Pleasant, in the Village of Georgetown and State of Ohio and bounded and described as follows: Situate in what is known as Andrews Subdivision, a subdivision of town lots in and to the Town of Georgetown, Ohio and being part of the land conveyed to Eddie McBeth by Iva Walgomotte, a single woman, as appears by deed recorded in Deed Book 18, Page 158, Brown County Recorder’s Office and known and designated on the map or plat of said subdivision as Lot Nos. 15 and 16, Block No. 1 Plat Book No C-3, Page 129, Slide 137 Brown County Recorder’s Office. This being the same real estate conveyed from Dwight N. Loudon, Executor of the Estate of Augustine Nelson to McGill and Smith by deed dated 10/02/81, recorded 10/07/81 in Volume 198 Page 612, Deed Records of Brown County, Ohio. Property Address: 109 Grandin Drive, Georgetown, OH 45121 Parcel Number: 33-0641920000 and 33-064196-0000 Prior Instrument Number: OR Book No. 253, Page 1543 Said Premises Located at 109 Grandin Drive 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 $44,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: 10% of appraised value to be paid on day of sale. Balance due within 30 days. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Carson A. Rothfuss #0088636 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE Revised Code, Sec. 2329.26 THE STATE OF OHIO, BROWN COUNTY CASE NO 20130228CVE U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, successor in interest to Bank One, National Association, as Trustee for Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Securities Corp. MortgageBacked Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2002-34 Plaintiff -vsEugene Adams, 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 16th day of December, 2013, 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: Situated in the City of Georgetown, County of Brown, State of Ohio: Situated in R. Meade’s Military Survey No. 1665 in Lewis Township, Brown County, Ohio, and being all of Lot No. 16 of Lyons Lair Estates Subdivision as recorded in Plat Cabinet 2, Slide 225-226 of the Brown County Recorder’s Office. Parcel Number(s): 210417881700 Property Address: 7544 Lyons Road, Georgetown, OH 45121 Deed Reference Number: dated August 20, 2002, filed September 6, 2002, recorded as Official Records Volume 266, Page 822, Brown County, Ohio records. Said Premises Located at 7544 Lyons Road, 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 $12,000.00 and cannot be sold for less than two-thirds of that amount. Publication Dates: November 10, 17, 24, 2013 Terms of Sale: To be sold for not less than two-thirds of the appraised value. A deposit equal to 10% of the appraised value of the property must be made in the form of a cashiers check at the time of sale. The balance of the purchase price must be paid by cashiers check within thirty days of the sale. If the purchaser fails to pay the balance of the purchase price within thirty days of the sale, the deposit shall be forfeited to Plaintiff for the costs associated with the advertisement and resale of the property and for interest charges. Dwayne Wenninger Sheriff Brown County, Ohio Michael E. Carleton #0083352 Attorney ----------------------------------------

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There were many other races on the ballot for the November 5 election in Brown County. The Brown County Board of Elections is reporting a turnout of 28.24 percent, with 7650 county residents casting a ballot. Many of the races were very close, so close in fact that the number of uncounted provisional ballots could change the results of some races. The Brown County Board of Elections will begin counting provisional ballots on November 18. All results that appear below are unofficial until the election is certified next week. Four seats were up for grabs in the Ripley Village Council race. Newcomer Dave Otis was the top vote getter with 297 votes. The three incumbents in the race also won re-election. Roberta Sidwell was second 257 votes, Nowana Bingaman was third with 234 votes and Charles Pool was fourth with 215 votes. Four seats were open on the Fayetteville Village Council. The four winners are Harriet Kleemeyer with 74 votes, Frank South with 60 votes, Tina Houk with 49 votes and Joseph Huber with 41 votes. Four members were elected to Russellville Village Council. They are Ricky Steele with 62 votes, Gerald Thomas with 48 votes, Paula Neu with 46 votes and Don Salisbury with 37 votes. Six township trustee races were contested, each of them electing two board members each. The winners in Eagle Township were Bob Burns with 158 votes and Robert Hare with 126 votes. In Huntington Township, the winners were Randy Dugan with 394 votes and Ilene Chamberlain with 355 votes. The Jackson Township trustee winners were Tim Ratliff with 224 votes and James Rau with 177 votes, while the winners in Pleasant Township were Frank Helbling with 720 votes and Dennis Daulton with 594 votes. Sterling Township saw Joseph Horton elected with 356 votes and Steve Mezger with 249 votes. The Union Township winners were Mark Kinder with 469 votes and Martin Plymesser with 400 votes. Three school districts in the county also had contested races for school board. For the Western Brown district, the two winners were newcomer Tracy O’Hara with 934 votes and incumbent Lynette Garrett with 890 votes. For the RULH district, the three winners were Glenda Huff with 996 votes, Barry Sims with 822 votes and Jeffery White with 721 votes. Jeffrey Wilson was also elected to fulfill and unexpired term. Two members were also elected to the FayettevillePerry school board. They are Brian Kleemeyer with 539 votes and Jim Holden with 448 votes. Regarding levies and other questions on the ballot, The RULH permanent improvement levy failed by a vote of 841 against and 805 for. There are only 13 provisional ballots that apply to that vote, so the levy will likely fail when the vote is certified. The Village of Higginsport Current Expenses levy failed by a vote of 37 against to 33 in favor. There are only two provisional ballots at play in that vote, so the levy will likely officially fail as well. The Sardinia Electric Aggregation vote also failed by a vote of 48 to 45. That total may change due to provisional ballots. The local liquor option failed in Hamersville by a vote of 147 to 122. All other fire, police, cemetery and local options passed in the county. Complete election results, including unopposed races, appear below: PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 32) ...............32 ....100.00 REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL.......27,091 BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL ....................7,650 VOTER TURNOUT - TOTAL ................28.24 Member of Council - Aberdeen Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jerry Applegate ...........................................155 ........9.63 Phyllis Bishop. ............................................108 ........6.71 Bradley K. Cannon, Jr. ................................201 ......12.48 Jay Castle ...................................................152 ........9.44 Rajenna D. Combess ...................................233 ......14.47 Robert Meadows .........................................218 ......13.54 Jason Phillips ..............................................285 ......17.70 Bill Wilson ..................................................258 ......16.02 Total .........................................................1,610 Member of Council - Fayetteville Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jamie J. Aubry.................................................7 ........2.58 Tina M. Houk ................................................49 ......18.08 Joseph E. Huber ............................................41 ......15.13 Harriett L. Kleemeyer ...................................74 ......27.31 Frank E. South ..............................................60 ......22.14 James J. Thery, Sr..........................................19 ........7.01 Robert R. Williams .......................................21 ........7.75 Total ............................................................271

Member of Council - Georgetown Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 3 OF 3 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Susan Bean..................................................335 ......15.81 Kelly L. Cornette.........................................434 ......20.48 Sarah M. Eagan ...........................................370 ......17.46 Raelena Morrison........................................334 ......15.76 Arthur Owens..............................................314 ......14.82 Zachary Triplett...........................................332 ......15.67 Total..........................................................2,119 Mayor - Hamersville Unexpired Term Ending 12-31-2015 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Betty Joyce Kirkpatrick ................................64 ....100.00 Total ..............................................................64

Member of Council - Hamersville Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Ragan Ernst ...................................................52 ......42.98 Kathleen S. Miller ........................................58 ......47.93 Laurence D. Talbott.........................................3 ........9.09 Total ............................................................113 Board of Trustees of Public Affairs Hamersville Village Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jeremiah Fite .................................................64 ....100.00 Total .............................................................64

Member of Council - Higginsport Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jonathan D. Bradford ....................................30 ......24.00 Andrew J. Lloyd............................................34 ......27.20 Karen M. Vonderhaar ....................................38 ......30.40

Eddie Crawford Jr. .......................................20 ......18.40 Total ...........................................................122 Mayor - Mt. Orab Village Unexpired Term Ending 12-31-2015 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Bruce Lunsford ...........................................359 ....100.00 Total ............................................................359 Member of Council - Mt. Orab Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) David Brenner .............................................268 ......25.09 Joe W. Howser.............................................326 ......30.52 Daniel Reed.................................................227 ......21.25 Herm Scott ..................................................247 ......23.13 Total ........................................................1,068

Board of Trustees of Public Affairs - Mt. Orab Village Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Tim O'Hara..................................................353 ....100.00 Total ............................................................353

Member of Council - Ripley Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Nowana F. Bingaman ..................................234 ......19.55 Dave Otis.....................................................297 ......24.81 Nathan Pfeffer .............................................174 ......14.54 Charles D. Poole ........................................215 ......17.96 Roberta L. Sidwell ......................................257 ......21.47 Kathy Lynn Lewis.........................................18 ........1.67 Total ........................................................1,195

Member of Council - Russellville Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jerry L. England, Jr. .....................................29 ......13.06 Paula J. Neu...................................................46 ......20.72 Don Salisbury................................................37 ......16.67 Ricky Steele .................................................62 ......27.93 Gerald Thomas ..............................................48 ......21.62 Total ............................................................222 Mayor - Sardinia Village Unexpired Term Ending 12-31-2015 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Todd Bumbalough ........................................68 ....100.00 Total ..............................................................68

Member of Council - Sardinia Village Vote for not more than 4 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Greg Cassidy .................................................48 ......29.81 Arthur R. Hoovler, Jr.....................................62 ......38.51 Juanita Watson ..............................................51 ......31.68 Total ............................................................161 Township Trustees - Byrd Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Steve Evans. ................................................123 ......47.49 Shannon W. Wagoner ..................................136 ......52.51 Total ............................................................259

Township Trustees - Clark Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) William H. Neal ..........................................322 ......49.77 Dennis Schneider ........................................325 ......50.23 Total ............................................................647 Township Trustees - Eagle Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Bob Burns ..................................................158 ......38.82 Robert Hare .................................................126 ......30.96 Richard J. Reedy, Jr.....................................123 ......30.22 Total ............................................................407 Township Trustees - Franklin Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Nicholas E. Dailey ......................................179 ......46.49 Mike Kress ..................................................206 ......53.51 Total ............................................................385

Township Trustees - Green Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 3 OF 3 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Gary R. Frye ...............................................248 ......45.76 Jay Holden..................................................294 ......54.24 Total ...........................................................542

Township Fiscal Officer - Huntington Township Unexpired Term Ending 03-31-2016 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Alisa Applegate ...........................................488 ....100.00 Total ............................................................488

Township Trustees - Huntington Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Ilene Chamberlain. ......................................355 ......29.19 Randy Dugan...............................................394 ......32.40 Tommy Ramsey ..........................................151 ......12.42 Shaun Scott .................................................316 ......25.99 Total .........................................................1,216 Township Trustees - Jackson Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Mark Dotson ...............................................159 ...28.39 Tim Ratliff...................................................224 ...40.00 James J. Rau...............................................177 ...31.61 Total ...........................................................560

Township Trustees - Jefferson Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Aaron Moran ...............................................202 ....46.87 Gary E. Pickerill..........................................229 ...53.13 Total ............................................................431

Township Trustees - Lewis Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Randy Waterfield ........................................297 ...54.70 Danny R. Wisby ..........................................246 ...45.30 Total ...........................................................543 Township Trustees - Perry Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 4 OF 4 PRECINCTS COUNTED) David L. Brinkman .................................... 602 ...50.25 L. Jeff Wiederhold ..................................... 596 ...49.75 Total .........................................................1,198

Township Trustees - Pike Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 3 OF 3 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jay L. Anderson ..........................................410 ...52.16 Roger D. Griffith.........................................376 ...47.84 Total ...........................................................786 Township Trustees - Pleasant Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 4 OF 4 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Lucas A. Brown...........................................391 ...22.93 Dennis Daulton ...........................................594 ...34.84 Frank Helbling ...........................................720 ...42.23 Total .........................................................1,705

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Township Trustees - Scott Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Dale R. Anderson ........................................143 ...55.64 Jamie Swearingen .......................................114 ...44.36 Total ............................................................257 Township Trustees - Sterling Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 3 OF 3 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Joseph H. Horton.........................................356 Daniel E. Kelly ............................................111 Steve Mezger.............................................. 249 Barbara Watson. ..........................................234 Total ............................................................950

...37.47 ...11.68 ...26.21 ...24.63

Township Trustees - Union Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Mark W. Kinder...........................................469 ...40.96 Stanley McCleese........................................276 ...24.10 Martin Plymesser ........................................400 ...34.93 Total ........................................................1,145

Township Fiscal Officer - Washington Township Unexpired Term Ending 03-31-2016 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Matthew Latham .........................................227 ..100.00 Total ............................................................227

Township Trustees - Washington Township Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Danny Bolender...........................................193 ...48.98 Janie Wills ...................................................201 ...51.02 Total ............................................................394

Member of Governing Board - Brown County ESC Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 29 OF 29 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Betty A. Burwinkel ..................................3,184 ...32.61 James Castle ............................................3,323 ...34.03 Kenneth L. Snider ....................................3,257 ...33.36 Total .........................................................9,764

Member of Governing Board - Clermont County ESC Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 4 OF 4 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jimmi McIntosh ............................................17 ...32.08 Jim Napier .....................................................19 ...35.85 Mariann Strosnider ...........................17 32.08 Total ............................................................. 53 Member Governing Board - Southern Ohio ESC Subdistrict 2 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Richard Peck ...................................................3 ....100.00 Total ...............................................................3 Member Governing Board - Southern Ohio ESC Subdistrict 6 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Dennis W. Mount ............................................6 ..100.00 Total ................................................................6

Member of Board of Education - Eastern LSD Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 9 OF 9 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Brian Garrett ...............................................869 ...45.07 Mike Hoskins ...........................................1,059 ...54.93 Total .........................................................1,928

Member of Board of Education Fayetteville-Perry LSD Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 4 OF 4 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Robert F. Aubry.............................................94 ....6.30 Todd R. Coffman.........................................412 ...27.60 Jim Holden .................................................448 ...30.01 Brian E. Kleemeyer ....................................539 ...36.10 Total .........................................................1,493 Member of Board of Education - Georgetown EVSD Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 10 OF 10 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Dick Colwell ...............................................780 ...33.64 Jonathan S. Linkous ....................................750 ...32.34 Ralph Sininger............................................ 789 ...34.02 Total ....................................................... 2,319

Member of Board of Education - Ripley-UnionLewis-Huntington LSD Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 9 OF 9 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Glenda Huff.................................................996 ...35.53 Barry Sims...................................................822 ...29.33 Jeffrey White.............................................. 721 ...25.72 Patricia Jones...............................................253 ....9.42 Total .........................................................2,792

Mem. of Board of Ed. - Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington LSD Unexpired Term Ending 12-31-2015 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 9 OF 9 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jeffrey E. Wilson........................................959 ..100.00 Total ............................................................959

Member of Board of Education - Western Brown LSD Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 14 OF 14 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Tamberlyn R. Carroll ..................................506 ...13.04 Lynette Garrett ............................................890 ...22.94 Tracy J. O'Hara ...........................................934 ...24.07 Teresa Marie Wallace. ................................779 ...20.08 Robert White ..............................................771 ...19.87 Total .........................................................3,880

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‘Third time’s the charm,’ or so they say, but not in the case of the 5 mill additional levy which was on the Village of Higginsport’s ballot on Nov. 5. The village’s third attempt to pass a levy for operation of the village has failed yet again, and according to Higginsport Mayor Joel Herrmann, this levy failure could cause serious problems for the village that will have an effect on all its residents. “The results from this election indicate that only 70 of the approximately 130 registered voters in the village actually voted on

Nov. 5,” Mayor Herrmann said. “Failure of the levy (now for the third time) will certainly impede the ability of the village to address matters of concern such as vandalism in the park, street and drainage issues and upkeep of village property.” According to the Brown County Board of Elections, there are only two provisional ballots still outstanding in the levy election. Even if both provisional votes are ‘yes’ votes, they will not change the outcome of the vote. The Village of Higginsport has about 250 residents according to the 2010 census.

Aberdeen police make theft arrest In a press release from the Aberdeen Police Department, on Nov. 6, at approximately 2 p.m., Aberdeen Police Chief Caudill and Sergeant Nickolas of the Aberdeen Police Department began looking for a suspect, Raymond Rudy, in connection to a theft. The theft investigation occurred on Nov. 5. Chief Caudill and Sgt. Nickolas received information that

Rudy was in Bramel Trailer Park and the two went to question the suspect. Upon questioning Mr. Rudy, it was learned that he was also wanted by the Brown County Sheriff’s office as Clermont County in connection to possible manufacturing of methamphetamine. Rudy was then transported to Brown County pending charges.

According to Herrmann, with all the state funding that has been cut, the village simply cannot continue to function. “We have a scheduled council meeting Nov. 11,” Herrmann continued. “Village council will need to take a careful look to determine just how far the available financial resources can be stretched with an eye toward minimizing the impact on services such as street lighting that the village supplies.” Herrmann said the impact of the failed levy is going to be bad for its residents. “We have looked at every way possible to save the village money,” he added. “Our clerk has been working for the village for free, trying to help. Now it just seems like maybe people don’t want to live in Higginsport. I just don’t understand why it failed.” Herrmann said that in 2015, a small 1.3 mills levy will expire, which is the only revenue that is keeping the village afloat. “There is a lot of maintenance that needs completed in this village,” he said, “but I can’t see any of it getting accomplished. I believe that we need to begin making plans to get the 5 mills levy back on the ballot and try again. “It will have to be a scheduled election because

the village doesn’t have $2,000 for a special election.” The next opportunity for a levy vote will be in May of 2014. Even if the vote passes, the earliest the village could begin to collect any revenue would be February of 2015 after six months of collections between July and December of 2014. “Right now, we’re going to try and hang on and do the best we can to keep operating, but I can tell you, it isn’t going to be easy. At least this failed levy shouldn’t have an impact on the continued operation of the village fire department”, Herrmann said.

Beekeepers to meet

The Brown County Beekeepers Association will meet on November 12th at 7 p.m. in the Western Brown High School. The November program will be on "Beekeeping liability". The meeting will include the election of our 2014 officers. This is the last meeting in 2013 and will conclude with desserts. Please bring your favorite dessert to share. If unable to attend the first meeting in 2014 will begin on February 11th.

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Continued from page 12 Kipp Kahlenbeck.............................................0 Charles Napier.................................................0 Judy Reinhardt ................................................0

Member of Board of Education - Clermont Northeastern LSD Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Danny Ilhardt .................................................7 ...58.33 Mike Mantel....................................................3 ...25.00 Dave Pennington .............................................2 ...16.67 Total ..............................................................12

Member of Board of Education - Clermont Northeastern LSD Unexpired Term Ending 12-31-2015 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Alex Cunningham ...........................................2 ...28.57 Cecil Greene ...................................................5 ...71.43 Total ............................................................... 7

Member of Board of Education - Williamsburg LSD Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Jeffrey Ryan Cummins..................................13 ...28.89 Brent Keeton .................................................15 ...33.33 Greg A. Wells ................................................17 ...37.78 Total ..............................................................45 Member of Board of Education - Lynchburg-Clay LSD Vote for not more than 2 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Marty Bailey ...................................................0 Bobbie Jo Ernst .............................................. 0 Stanley W. Markey..........................................4 ...50.00 Gary R. West ..................................................4 ...50.00 Total ................................................................8 Member of Board of Education - Blanchester LSD Vote for not more than 3 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Joe Falgner ......................................................3 ...42.86 Claire V. Ledford.............................................3 ...42.86 Chuck Shonkwiler ..........................................1 ...14.29 Total ................................................................7

Brown County Sr Svcs Ren 0.8 m 5 yr. Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 32 OF 32 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY.............................5,845 ...77.90 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ...................1,658 ...22.10 Total ........................................................7,503

Fayetteville Vill Curr Ex Ren 3.5 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY..................................60 ...65.93 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY. .......................31 ...34.07 Total ..............................................................91 Higginsport Vill Curr Exp Add 5 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY.................................33 ...47.14 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................37 ...52.86 Total ..............................................................70

Russellville Vill Police Ren 3.5 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY..................................66 ...70.97 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................27 ...29.03 Total ..............................................................93

Sardinia Vill Electric Aggregation Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) YES ...............................................................45 ...48.39 NO................................................................48 ...51.61 Total ..............................................................93

Eagle Twp. Fire Prot Ren. 1.9 m 5 yr. Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................174 ...73.73 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................62 ...26.27 Total ............................................................236

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race is likely. An automatic recount is called for when the vote totals are within one half of one percent of each other. In this case, 2119 people voted. That sets the automatic recount margin at ten votes. Triplett submitted the following statement about the election to the Brown County Press “First, I would like to thank those that voted for me. I appreciate every single vote. I figured that the race would be close, with all six candidates having never won an election. I didn't envision it being this close though. We will just have to wait and see if there is any change in the results due to the provisional ballot count. Either way, I would like to compliment everyone running for Village Council on running a good race. I know a lot of people worked really hard and I believe you can see that in the results.” Morrison also said she was also thankful for the support given to her over the campaign process. “I would to thank everyone who supported me including my family and friends and everyone who voted for me. A special thanks goes out to everyone who donated their time to help me with my campaign. I look forward in being able to serve Georgetown in whatever capacity I am able to once these votes are finalized”, Morrison said. Susan Bean said that she was hopeful of winning one of the two council seats, and pointed out the importance of participating in the democratic process.

Green Twp. Cemeteries Ren 0.5 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 3 OF 3 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................287 ...71.57 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ......................114 ...28.43 Total ............................................................401

“The importance of one vote can’t be overestimated. That’s the teaching moment of this experience”, Bean said. “I’d like to give a big thank you to the people who supported me. I had a lot of fine help from my friends and I greatly appreciate that, whether I win or lose.” Sarah Eagan also responded to a request for comment via e-mail, writing; “I would like to thank everyone who voted and supported me. I look forward to continuing to serve the Village of Georgetown for the next four years.” Cornette submitted the following statement on the election via e-mail. “I believe it to be a privilege to have been elected to Village Council by the residents of Georgetown and for that I must first give thanks. I grew up in Georgetown, graduated from Georgetown High School and now have two boys growing up to be GMen as well. Raising a community is much like raising a family, you certainly do not get there alone and that is why I am committed to listening to any concerns or suggestions that may arise. I would like to encourage more people to attend the village council meetings because citizen input is very important and certainly wanted. I want Georgetown to be a great community to raise a family and simply put, that is my agenda. I believe that my skillset and professional experience will help to keep Georgetown moving in that direction.”

Huntington Twp. Fire Ren 1.0 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................504 ...71.39 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ......................202 ...28.61 Total ............................................................706

Jackson Twp. Fire/Amb/EMS Ren .8 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................279 ...80.87 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................66 ...19.13 Total ........................................................... 345

Lewis Twp. Uninc Fire/Amb/EMS Ren .75 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 2 OF 2 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................265 ...78.40 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................73 ...21.60 Total ............................................................338 Scott Twp. Fire/Amb/EMS Ren 1.8 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................160 ...81.22 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................37 ...18.78 Total ............................................................197 Washington Twp. Uninc Fire Ren 1.9 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................161 ...80.10 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ........................40 ...19.90 Total ............................................................201 RULH LSD Gen Imp Add 2.6 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 9 OF 9 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY................................805 ...48.91 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ......................841 ...51.09 Total .........................................................1,646

Williamsburg LSD EMER Ren 8.32 m 5 yr Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) FOR THE TAX LEVY ................................14 ...70.00 AGAINST THE TAX LEVY ..........................6 ...30.00 Total ..............................................................20 Local Option Clark Hamersville Pct. 20 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) YES .............................................................122 ...45.35 NO...............................................................147 ...54.65 Total ............................................................269

Local Option Clark Twp. West Pct. 40 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) YES .............................................................149 ....74.50 NO.................................................................51 ...25.50 Total ...........................................................200 Loc Opt Clark Twp. West Sun Sales Pct 40 Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) YES .............................................................143 ...71.86 NO.................................................................56 ...28.14 Total ............................................................199

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Patrick Aubry

Steven Brewsaugh

Sheriff Dwayne Wenninger reports that on October 26, 2013 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Shawn Allen, 18 years of age, of Fayetteville, Ohio reported that two suspects pulled him from a vehicle they all had occupied on Woodward Road near Fayetteville and assaulted him. Allen also stated that he knew the suspects and that they had removed his wallet containing his driver’s license, $1,000.00 cash, a bank card, and miscellaneous papers. A Deputy located the suspects and their vehicle on October 27, 2013 at approximately 1 a.m. in Fayetteville. Some of the victim’s property was located in the suspects’ vehicle and the victim positively identified both suspects who had assaulted

and robbed him. Arrested were: Patrick Aubry, 28 years of age, of State Route 251, Fayetteville, OH; Indicted for Robbery, Felony 2nd Degree, Theft of $1,000.00, Felony of 5th Degree and Theft of a Debit Card, Felony of 5th Degree. Aubry is currently incarcerated at Brown County Adult Detention Center on $50,000.00 Bond. Steven Brewsaugh, 20 years of age, of Evergreen Lane, Gainsboro, TN; Indicted for Robbery, Felony 2nd Degree, Theft of $1,000.00, Felony of 5th Degree and Theft of Debit Card, Felony of 5th Degree. Brewsaugh is currently incarcerated at Brown County Adult Detention Center on $25,000.00 Bond.

Bethel Shiloh Church of God has been holding Old Time Revival Services with Evangelist Alva Robinson, Corbin, Ky. Services began on November 8 and will wrap up on Sunday, November 10. Evening services begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning

will begin at 11 a.m. There will also be special music by the Warnock Family and drama by Shiloh’s His Image. The church is located at 2771 Oakland Locust Ridge Road, Bethel. For more information call (513) 317-2253.

Two suspects arrested in Fayetteville robbery

Old time revival services wrapping up

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Senior Services levy approved

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“Back in 2007 the three local agencies, the council, ABCEO and the senior center all faced devastating budget cuts that forced them to request approval from the commissioners to allow the 0.8 mill levy to be placed on the ballot,” Lang said. “All three of these agencies help senior residents of Brown County. “In 2008 Brown County voters supported this levy and because it was for a five-year period it was now up for renewal and voters again supported the levy.” Senior services available from the agency include providing transportation for senior citizens who can no longer drive. Often senior citizens just need help getting to and from doctors appointment or buying groceries. Meals on Wheels is just one of the programs provided by ABCEO as well

as: • WIC • HEAP • housing • Head Start • early Head Start • home care • Help Me Grow • transportation • weatherization • child and family health clinic • Adams Brown Recycling • Workforce Connections • business development • adult daycare. “I would personally like to thank Brown County voters for their support of this levy and their confidence in the agencies providing the needed services,” Lang said, “I would also like to thank my staff, AdamsBrown Counties Economic Opportunities Inc., and Northern Brown Senior Center for the great work they do providing services. “I am glad to see our community show their support to our older adults.”

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construction of the water plant. Common Pleas Judge Scott Gusweiler will decide the amount of damages to be awarded to the Shinn Brothers company later this month. The company has asked for approximately $800,000. That company has already won a judgment against the village for breach of contract. Village council is currently considering an ordinance for a settlement with bondholder Annette Mineer. It calls for the village to give Mineer the $2,742,886.27 currently being held by U.S. Bank. The village is also agreeing to return 62.5 percent of the estate taxes that Mineer is expected to pay the village. That amount will be approximately $400,000. The agreement also calls for the bond money to pay Moodys of Dayton approximately $70,000. Moody’s drilled two wells on Mineers property and has not been paid to date. The company has filed a civil suit against the village for non-payment. The agreement must have the approval of council to be official. The Internal Revenue Service has also been paying 45 percent of the interest on the bond money as part of a federal stimulus program. Those payments amount to approximately $200,000. If the IRS demands repay-

ment, Judge Gusweiler awards Shinn Brothers $400,000 (half of what they’ve asked for) and the village pays Mineer an estimated $400,000, the decision to not build the water plant will cost the village in the neighborhood of one million dollars. Wilson said he would like to thank those who voted for him. “I am for the people of Aberdeen and what the majority of them are in favor of”, Wilson said. Phillips also said he appreciated all the support he received. “I want to thank my wife, my two daughters and my mother for the support they gave me. I also want to thank all of the voters in the village for their support. It’s time to get things on track and move forward.” Meadows is returning to council after serving on council for twelve years and four years as mayor. “I’m for building the water treatment plant. I don’t think those who are opposed to it realize what they will lose if they lose the water system”, he said. Meadows added that he is concerned that the state will take over operation of the village if the general fund is not able to cover the costs involved with not building the water plant. He also said he appreciated all the support he received from family, friends and supporters during the race for village council.

BC Christmas Cheer Committee requesting help

Brown County Christmas Cheer Committee (BCCCC) is needing the help of all businesses, civic organizations, schools, churches, citizens, and fraternal organizations. The BCCCC is asking for donations of money, food items, toys (new and good used), and clothing items. Items can be dropped off at Helping Hands located at 668 Camp Run Road, Georgetown from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. If hours are not convenient for you

please call (937) 378-6942 or (937) 378-6966 to make an appointment. Donations may also be mailed to Christmas Cheer P.O. Box 25, Georgetown, Oh. 45121. Donations must be in by December 7, 2013. The date of distribution of items will be announced at the building to the families who sign up for the Christmas Cheer Program. To participate in the Brown County Christmas Cheer program please sign up from December 2 - 6, 2013.

‘Tis the Season for Merry Money at the Brown County Public Library.! Stop by the FayettevillePerry, Mt. Orab, or Sardinia Branch of the library to signup today! The program runs through November 30, 2013. Children, ages 3-12 years old, can check out books at their local Brown County Public Library branch, to earn “Merry Money” that can be spent at the Santa Shops,

held in December, to buy Christmas gifts for their family members and friends. Call your local branch, Fayetteville-Perry Branch at (513) 875-BOOK (2665), Mt. Orab Branch (937) 444-1414, and Sardinia Branch at (937) 4461565 or check out the website www.browncountypubliclibrary.org for more information. Ho! Ho! Hope to see you soon!

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Supporters (from left) Rhonda Kirkpatrick, Pam Horton, Fred Hansen and Sabrina Fordyce try one last time to influence voters in Mt. Orab as they go to the polls to vote.

Now is the time to control poison hemlock

Control Poison Hemlock Now or Soon In the past few years we have had Poison Hemlock spreading throughout the Adams, Brown and Highland Counties at a rapid pace in some areas. This is the weed that gets over your head by about the end of May with white flowers, and the stalks are green with purple on them. Used to be just around the edges of fields, roads and creeks, but it has expanded out into fields in recent years. These plants have started to grow. They can be found in the same areas that you had this problem weed last spring. Now that we have had a first frost, most of the grass is not as green as it was, but for the most part many of the broadleaf weeds show even more damage. This is not the case with Poison Hemlock. It is dark green and in some areas I saw it nearly boot high in the past few days. Herbicides that will control this weed include 2,4D and crossbow among others. HAY BALE FIRES STILL A THREAT CHECK STACKS, BARNS FOR HEATED BALES The following showed up in the most recent University of Kentucky Forage News. I think this is worth reading, especially this year. There were many fields of hay cut later this year than in a normal year for Southern Ohio. I have recently fed some round bales that were baled in late September, while waiting on the damaged johnsongrass to become safe to graze. The bales were NOT stored inside, and I am glad. None of them caught fire, but some were like caramelized inside. Recent reports of hay bale fires should remind growers to continue to monitor stacks and storage barns. In August, 300 round bales burned near Lockwood, MT, according to a report in the Billings Gazette. Last week, firefighters battled a semi load of hay on fire in Iowa, caught on video by the Des Moines Register, and a “massive” fire at Haykingdom Inc., near Winters, CA. An estimated $6 million worth of hay, stored in the hay export company’s barns, was destroyed, according to a report at KTVU.com. “Generally, hay fires occur within six weeks after baling, but have been known to occur even after a year,” according to a University of California Alfalfa & Forage News blog. They begin through a process called “spontaneous combustion … which depends on the initial moisture content of the

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hay, the ease with which moisture can dissipate from the bales and environmental conditions.” The blog also mentions that the frequency of hay fires has increased as more growers have switched to large square bales. In addition, as drought worsens in Arkansas, growers there should be concerned about the potential for round bale fires, remind state public safety officials. Round bale fires, says Jon Barry, a University of Arkansas Extension forester and volunteer firefighter, can be particularly tough to put out. One major challenge, he says, is that round bales are assembled in layers, like tightly compressed rolls of paper. “Because the hay is tightly compressed, a

round bale doesn't burn intensely or quickly. It is a smoldering fire that burns up into the bale. The bale has to be taken apart to get to the fire so it can be put out. And all of it has to be put out or it will flare up again.” Where bales are located and on what terrain determine how bale fires will be extinguished. If a burning bale is in a hayfield, “the most effective approach is to get the farmer to tear the bale apart with his tractor,” Barry says. “If the terrain is flat, sometimes we just push the bale along and unroll it. Since we are going to spray water all over and into the bale, it is a total loss to the farmer anyway.” Grass, compressed in round bales, forms a distinct, tough grain pattern almost like wood grain, he says. “When we are trying to get into the bale to find the smoldering area, we have to work across the grain, and that’s hard work,” he says. (SOURCE: eHay Weekly, October 1, 2013)

Dates to Remember November 16 - Chainsaw Safety Program at Hocking Technical College. This class will be hands-on training taught by staff at Hocking Tech. For more information you may contact Dave Apsley with OSU Extension at apsely.1@osu.edu or call him at 740-710-3009. You may also check out the website at http://go.osu.edu/seohiowoods November 21 - Garden Seminar at SSCC Fincastle starting at 6 p.m. Program is conducted by OSU Extension Master Gardeners and will focus on choosing house plants and containers to fit your environment, general care and common problems. November 30 - Annual Barrel Tasting event at local wineries. For more information call either 392-4654 or 392-1178 for details. The information is also online at http://meranda-nixonwinery.com or www.kinkeadridge.com

Learning more about SARS and MERS

In 2002 and 2003 over 700 people died from a new disease that came to be known as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). SARS was a new disease that suddenly appeared in Southeast Asia and spread globally through air-travel. Now, 10 years later, another new four letter disease is making an appearance on the world stage. This new disease is MERS. MERS stands for Middle East respiratory syndrome and was first seen in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Both SARS and MERS belong to a family of viruses called coronavirus. Coronavirus is a family of viruses. They get their name because they look like they have a halo or corona when viewed through an electron microscope. They are common in mammals and birds and commonly cause respiratory infections. In humans, the common cold is caused by a coronavirus. Because coronaviruses infect such a wide variety of birds and mammals, their ability to jump species is enhanced. The SARS virus is thought to have come from a bat, and MERS is also very similar genetically to a coronavirus that infects another species of bats. When a virus or bacteria is able to infect multiple

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species, it is said to have a disease reservoir. For instance, there are still outbreaks of plague because there is a naturally occurring reservoir of plague in squirrels, rats and other rodents. On the other hand, we were able to eradicate smallpox because there was not an animal reservoir for that disease. According to the World Health Organization, in Saudi Arabia from August 2012 to August 2013, there were 74 cases of MERS with 39 fatalities. Although that is more than a 50 percent fatality rate, it should be remembered that only the most severe cases would have ended up in hospitals to have the cause of their disease determined. MERS starts out with a fever and cough like most other respiratory illnesses, but instead of just infecting the upper respiratory system, it causes pneumonia. Since the pneumonia is caused by a virus, antibiotics would be useless. The only treatment would be supportive measures such as using a respirator until the patient’s own body is able to clear the virus.

The exact method of person-to-person spread of the disease is not yet known, but since it is an upper respiratory disease it is presumed that the transmission would be similar to the common cold. Usually these diseases are transmitted by aerosolized droplets. That means a sick person coughs or sneezes, which places thousands of tiny droplets into the air. Each contains thousands of viruses even though these droplets are so small that they can float for hours on tiny air currents. The World Health Organization, along with national health agencies, are keeping an eye out for what may happen this fall. Every year, Muslims make a pilgrimage to Mecca called Hajj. Each year about three million people participate in the Hajj. If there truly are both mild and severe cases of MERS, then it is entirely possible that there will be many mildly infected persons that could infect other pilgrims and these people will be flying back to their home countries after the Hajj. Tom Callahan is a pharmacist, he lives in the Milford area. Any question or comments can be sent to TomHealthMatters@gmail .com. You can find archives of previous Health Matters at TomHealthMatters.blogspot.com.

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Washington Twp. Trustees hold food drive for Sardinia Food Pantry Washington Township Trustees recently held a successful food drive at Martin’s Super Valu. This helped replenish the Sardinia Community Food Pantry Supplies. Thanks to all who so generously donated food and money. A special thank you to the Washington Township Trustees and Fiscal officer who gave their time and effort to make the food drive a success. Pictured above, l-r, Matt Latham, Janie Wills, John Corboy and Danny Bolender. If you missed out on making a donation and would still like to contribute just call (937) 446-2105.

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Just for Fun Adventures to be at Mt. Orab Library The Mt. Orab Library will host John Frazier with Just for Fun Adventures on Monday, November 25, 2013 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the program’s basis is the life and times of the Pilgrims and Native American Indians. The night will include making corn husk dolls, grinding corn, and the showing of pelts of many animals native to our region. This program is for children Kindergarten Age – 13. Parents are encouraged to attend to assist their child if help is needed. Space is limited so contact the Mt. Orab Library at (937) 4441414 to register today.

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Joe Huber, Fayetteville, wears many hats, including being a councilman for the village, Commander of Scanlon-Kelly VFW Post 5920 and local historian. He has records for Perry Township that date back many years. The VFW Post meets every month on the first Wednesday at the Perry Township Hall.

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Members of the Fayetteville-Perry Marching Band are shown here participating in a special dedication of a new flag pole during the 2013 Memorial Day celebration by members of the Scanlon-Kelly VFW Post 5920. The event was held at St. Patrick’s Cemetery. There are 202 American Veterans buried in the cemetery. Neighboring village, Vera Cruz Cemetery holds 28 veterans and St. Martin Cemetery has 50 area veterans buried in it.

part in the operation of their local, county and state government. In the past the VFW has raised money by holding Texas Hold’em tournaments and other fundraisers. It also plans to hold an essay contest for the 2018 sesquicentennial celebration of the village. Huber said one of the issues with the local VFW that concerns him is the lack of a canteen where members can gather. He added that there has been a lot of talk that a group at Lake Lorelei could be organizing an American Legion. “This is a rural area, and there aren’t too many veterans in this area that are eligible to be members of the VFW,” he continued. “American Legions accepts Veterans rather they’ve been in a combat zone or not. We’ve been holding our VFW together, we’ve just recently added two new

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The Fayetteville-Perry Rockets capped their season off with a victory over the Batavia Bulldogs on Nov. 1 with a final score of 15-7. The Rockets finished the regular season with a 8-2 record. The game was tense and emotional at times. Fayetteville came out with incredible offensive plays and a dominating defense, with the score 15-7 by halftime. In the third quarter, the Rocket defense took over. Fayetteville senior Cody Shaw showed his abilities on both offense and defense, running hard and stopping the Bulldogs offense with incredible ferocity. The Rockets defense seemed to be affecting the way the Bulldogs were playing, with Batavia accumulating false starts and penalties. The Rockets defense waned in the fourth quarter, but they rallied to hold off the Bulldogs on a critical 4th down at the ten yard line with under three minutes to go, stopping a potential game tying score. The Bulldogs had possession with 1:20 to go and the game was getting tense, when the Rockets intercepted the ball. The crowd erupted as they knew their team had clinched the game. The players celebrated their win on the field by the traditional dumping of a cooler of water on Coach Greers, then the players and coaches excited the field through a tunnel of applause from excited fans, jubilant at how far they have come as a team. When Coach Geers was asked about the excitement of the win after the game, he said with emotion, “I am incredibly proud of his team. They deserve all the credit and worked hard all season long. We started seven months ago on the journey, and every ounce of hard work led to this moment and it paid off.” Geers continued, “The program is growing in an upward direction; going from past seasons records of, 2-8, 3-7, and now 8-2. The kids deserve all the credit and did a phenomenal job, I feel lucky to be a part of it.” Unfortunately after the Rockets hard fought season, they will not get a seed in the playoffs. The top eight teams in each division received a seed from the OHSAA Football Computer Ratings on Nov. 3. The Rockets were just shy, finishing in ninth place. The Rockets are looking forward to improving next season, by doing what they have been doing, working hard every game.

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Western Brown junior linebacker Josh Young (48) scored two touchdowns on short yardage goal line runs during the win against the Norwood Indians Nov. 1. The Broncos finished the regular season 10-0 and won the league championship.

Broncos undefeated, to host first playoff game BY Brandon Barb The Brown County Press

After losing their final two games -- against Batavia and Norwood -last season, the Western Brown Broncos ended the year with a bad taste in their mouths. The losses gave the Broncos an 8-2 record and kept them out of the playoffs. This year, it’s a different story. On Nov. 1, the Broncos beat the Norwood Indians 48-14 to finish out their regular season 100, and clinch the Southern Buckeye Conference championship. The win also gave the Broncos home field advantage in the first round of the Division III, Region 10 playoffs. “I’ve dreamed about this since I was a kid,” Western Brown senior quarterback Devyn Wood said. “Getting to

the point where I can lead my team to 10-0 and be league champs is the greatest feeling in the world.” Western Brown senior linebacker Derrick McIntosh said “It’s insane. Its the greatest feeling the world to accomplish this with a group of guys who are like your brothers.” Emotions were high for both teams during the game, so much so a few punches were thrown at one point, but everything calmed down in the second half. “It feels great to redeem the losses from last year. Things got personal last time and we knew coming it might get a bit chippy and we were prepared for it even though things did get a little out of hand,” Wood said. Wood made a statement on the field, accounting for 600 total

yards -- 157 on the ground and 443 through the air. He threw four touchdown passes. Once again the balls was spread around to nearly every Bronco receiver. Junior Christian Dawson caught 10 passes for 180 yards and one touchdown. Sophomore Eean Hornung had six receptions for 96 yards. Junior Chaz Patten brought in eight balls for 80 yards and one touchdown. Senior Jarred Haggerty had seven receptions, 70 yards and one touchdown. Senior Nick Osborne also had one receiving touchdown. Wood ended the regular season leading the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area in passing yards with 3,749. The second most was about 1,000 yards behind. Dawson is second in the area in receiving yards

with 1006, Hornung is third with 966. It wasn’t all offense though. The Bronco defense showed how much they have improved at making stops, causing turnovers and keeping their offense in a comfortable position. Western Brown senior linebacker Derrick McIntosh accounted for 13 solo tackles, while junior defensive back Logan Nuhn added another interception to the Bronco season total -12. McIntosh also scored a touchdown on a short yardage run. With 114 tackles on the year, McIntosh is leading the team. “We’ve definitely turned into a really good defense,” McIntosh said. “Everything has been clicking and falling into place [for us].” While it is exciting to be league champs and

have that 10-0 record, the Broncos have a tough challenge to overcome in their first home playoff game in school history. The Broncos will be hosting the Thurgood Marshall Cougars, out of the Dayton area, on Nov. 8. Even though the Cougars have a 6-3 record and are ranked fifth in Region 10 -Western Brown is fourth -- they aren’t going to be pushovers. Thurgood won their division as well. Western Brown Head Coach Evan Dreyer said. “They [Thurgood] were in the playoffs last year and advanced, but every Friday night is different in Ohio. Hopefully, we play a great football game.”

UC Clermont Cougars volleyball 5th in national tourney The UC Clermont Volleyball Team concluded their outstanding regular season with an at-large bid to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) national championship tournament in Canton, NY. The selection was the eighth consecutive trip the Cougars have made to this prestigious event. Clermont was seeded fifth overall and placed in Pool A for the first round robin phase of the event. The Cougars opened play against Penn State-Fayette – the only other Division II program selected for the Division I tourney. Clermont pulled out a tight three set win in this opening match to claim unofficial bragging rights as the highest rated D-II program in the USCAA for 2013. The remainder of Pool A featured tight losses to top seeded Marygrove, eventual national champion Daemon and Carlow University. These results placed UC Clermont fourth in their pool and al-

lowed them to advance to the Elite Eight elimination round. The Cougars have advanced to at least this point in all eight USCAA tournaments in which they played. The fourth place finish matched the Cougars against Florida College – the first place team in Pool B and the eventual national runner-up. Clermont saved their best game of the tournament for the third set of this quarterfinal, but this effort was not enough to overcome Florida. The Lady Cougars finished the tournament tied for fifth place. “I am very proud of these athletes and their accomplishments on and off the court,” said Head Coach Joe Harpring. "They overcame numerous injuries and faced a challenging schedule. Through it all, they put together one of the best records in the history of the UC Clermont volleyball program," added Harpring. Several UC Clermont

players were honored at the USCAA Tournament banquet as a reward for their stellar regular season accomplishments. The USCAA named Taylor Herrmann (Glen Este) Academic All-American, Amber Lawrence (Felicity) Honorable Mention All- American, Heather Rowland (Norwood) 2nd Team All-American and Becca Walton (Mercy) 1st Team All-American. These four awards represent the best ever “haul” for the Cougar program and reflect well on the efforts of the entire team during the 2013 campaign. Student-athletes earn All-Academic honors by being an upperclassmen who has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher over the course of their academic career. The USCAA honors 10 First Team, 10 Second Team, and several Honorable Mention student-athletes for their outstanding performance on the court.

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For the first time in school history, the Western Brown Bronco football team will be hosting a home playoff game on Nov. 8 against Thurgood Marshall, out of Dayton. The Broncos received their home field advantage in the Division III Region 10 playoffs after beating the Norwood Indians 48-14 on Nov. 1. The win gave the Broncos an undefeated 10-0 regular season and clinched the Southern Buckeye Athletic Conference league championship for them. “It was the seniors’ goal and to come out [and] win a conference title and go 10-0, their goals have been accomplished but we’ve got so many more to go within this program,” Western Brown Head Coach Evan Dreyer said. “We’re the Division III city poll champs, we’re 10-0, we have [done] a lot of great things in our program but its not over with. I’m proud but we can take it one step further.” Dreyer and his team join the only other team -- the 2008 Broncos, who were also 10-0 -- in school history to make it into the playoffs. The 1986 Bronco team was 10-0 too but they didn’t make it to the playoffs. “This isn’t just about us but the whole community,” Dreyer said. Heading into the Nov. 8 game, the fourth seed Broncos have a big challenge in front of them. The fifth seed Cougars won their last two regular season games 49-0 and 63-0, so the boys in

brown will have their work cut out for them. “We’re going to go out and play to the best of our ability. They have flaws like anyone else so it’s going to be an interesting game,” Western Brown senior quarterback Devyn Wood said. The Cougars have a 63 record during the regular season, but they did win their division. There are also a few Thurgood players who have committed to Division I universities. “We’ve got to play 48 minutes of Western Brown football, fast and furious, and we’re going to lay it all on the line,” Dreyer said. “They put on the pads the same way we do, and we’ll go after it. They [Thurgood] were in the playoffs last year and advanced, but every Friday night is different in Ohio. Hopefully, we play a great football game.” Though Marshall has a few players with Division I offers and scholarships, according to Dreyer, but that “doesn’t mean they’re a better team.” “Its hard to say how we will do,” Western Brown senior linebacker Derrick McIntosh said. “I know we are going to prepare for every possible situation. But we’re going to go out and put it all on the line.” To stay competitive, Dreyer would like to see his offense not make any turnovers. Wood threw two interceptions against Norwood on Nov. 1. “If we have turnovers we’ll be hanging our stuff up Monday. We’ve got this chance, and we’re going to see how good of a team we are,”

Dreyer said. “We’re a blue collar community, a blue collar team, and we’re going to see how good we actually are.” The Broncos are also hoping to win their first playoff game in program history as well. “We’re shooting for that and that’s exciting for this team to say they are some of the school’s elite, but to get to week 12 will be something special,” Dreyer said. While there is more pressure on this game, Dreyer is handling preparation the same way he did during the middle of the season. “Its a special week. Some teams are putting away their pads for the year and we get another week to work and improve our program so it is special,” Dreyer said. “You can’t take that away from these seniors.” Dreyer continued, “As a head coach I’m proud of what they’ve done so far, but I want something more for these kids. We have a chance, so we’re going to see how good of a team we are.” The game will be at Western Brown High School on Nov. 8, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. “If we stay together as a team, depend on each other and play like we know we can, we’ll be fine,” Wood said. The game will be at Western Brown High School on Nov. 8, with kickoff at 7:30 p.m. and according to Dreyer, fans in attendance will see the “most energized football program in the city of Cincinnati.”

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Bronco junior wide receiver Nick Osborne (25) caught one touchdown pass during the 48-14 win against the Norwood Indians on Nov. 1.

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Western Brown senior quarterback Devyn Wood (9) had to scramble a few times against Norwood, but he did gain 157 rushing yards during the game.

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Schlabachs celebrate 25th wedding anniversary

Delbert and Susan Schlabach celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. They were married on November 5, 1988 at Maple Lawn Mennonite Church, Nappanee, Ind. Delbert and Susan have 6 children: Judith, Elaine, Amanda, Lucinda, Kenneth and Carl. Delbert and Susan currently own The Home Place near Georgetown. The Brown County Press would like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Schlabach on their 25th wedding anniversary.

Revival services scheduled

Revival services will be held at Cross Life Full Gospel C.G.M.A (Church of God Mountain Assembly) from November 12 15. Ministering nightly at 7 p.m. will be Rev. Jay Walden, General Overseer of the Church of God Mountain Assembly. There will also be special singing each night. The church is located at 237 S. High Street, Hillsboro.

His Image to sing at local church

Gaslight Theater Players take the stage The Gaslight Theater Players present Parlor Games by Ed Tasca, is a mistaken identity comedy coming to the Gaslight Theater for two weekends. Friday and Saturday November 8 and 9, and the following weekend November 15 and 16. When Donny D'Silva wakes up the morning after a chaotic day, he discovers his family attending a fu-

neral..... his funeral! This leaves Donny with important questions: Should he reveal himself? Why isn't his daughter at the funeral? And who is in the casket, if not him? Mark your calendars! The show begins at 8pm and tickets are $8.00 at the door. Call Kyle at (937)515-8190 for more information.

Christmas Quarter Auction set for Nov. 14

There will be a Quarter Auction at the Williamsburg American Legion on Thursday, November 14. This auction will feature Christmas items. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the auction will run from 7 - 9 p.m. Vendors will include Tupperware, Man Cave, Emboider Me Too, Avon,

Donna Sharp, My Favorite Things, Thirty-One, and Longaberger. Refreshments and pizza will be available. The Williamsburg American Legion is located at 208 East Main Street, Williamsburg. For more information call (513) 724-9915.

Revival services set at Georgetown church

Revival Services have been set at Apple Street Christian Church located at the corner of Apple and Plum Streets, Georgetown on November 14-17, 2013, Evangelist Paul Morris, Aberdeen will be ministering in word and there will be special singing nightly. Service times will be 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and then on Sunday services will be at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. For more information call (937) 378-0079 or (937) 217-4766 All are invite to come

worship, fellowship, and bring a friend! Everyone Welcome!

Quarter raffle to benefit Mt. Orab Food Pantry

Sizzling 4 A Cure is having a quarter raffle to benefit Mt. Orab United Methodist Food Pantry at the Mt. Orab Best Western on Friday, November 22, 2013. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the raffle starts at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Door prizes will also be given away.

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MSgt. Ben Merrill presented the Fallen Soldier's Table Ceremony at the Open Arms*****Always meeting on Saturday, November 2, 2013. He also gave a talk about Crossroads Hospice and the work they are doing. He presented the Veteran To Veteran Program and the Honoring Our Veterans Project. There are many things the public can do for veterans who are in hospice. Among them are the following activities: visits to hospice veterans in their home or nursing home, listening to the life story and reminiscences, creating a Life Journal to give to their family, run errands for those who are homebound, and educating veteran's groups about hospice services by speaking at their meetings. His talk was so uplifting and inspiring that he was interrupted by applause. If anyone is interested in volunteering in this wonderful program, please contact http://www.crossroadshospice.com/ or call 800-GREAT-CARE.

BC Peace Officers accepting applications for toy program

The Brown County Peace Officers Association (BCPOA) is announcing their Toys for Needy Kids Program. Names are currently being taken for the Christmas Toy give-away. Those who wish to have a child included in the give-away should send the

child’s name, age, sex, and the parent or legal guardian name, address, and phone number to BCPOA, P.O. Box 378, Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154. The age limit is infants through 13. The cut-off date for submitting names is November 30.

The Christmas Toy giveaway is open to Brown County residents only and proof of residency will be required at pick up time. Anyone wishing to make donations to the BCPOA can be addressed to the same location or you can call (513) 479-5755.

Pastor Jack Shuemake and the congregation of the Bloom Rose Church invite everyone to a special service on Sunday, November 17 at 9:30 a.m. to hear His Image sing. The church is located at 16894 Bloom Rose Road off Crosstown Road. For more information call (937) 444-2012.

Free dinner scheduled in Mt. Orab

The Mt. Orab United Methodist Church will be holding their free Community Dinner on Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. All are invited to attend. This will be the churches Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings The church is located at the corner of Elm Street and U.S. Route 68, Mt. Orab.

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Still Waters Mennonite Church has moved its place of worship from the rented facility on West Fork Road to a new fellowship hall/ sanctuary on Highway 62, 2 miles north of Russellville. After nine years of meeting in the small country church owned by West Fork Baptist, the size of the congregation necessitated a larger facility. The Still Waters congregation welcomes the public to worship with them at their new facility every Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m., and to a service of hymn singing the first Sunday evening of every month at 7 p.m.

Kaylee Lucas enjoys Buckeye Girls State

Kaylee Lucas reported to the George A. Lambert American Legion Auxiliary about her trip to Buckeye Girls State. She brought a portfolio of pictures from the week and told us about the new friends she had met and worked with during the activities. The girls were up every day at 7 a.m. for the flag raising and worked all day and late

into the evening on their activities and projects. She was on the City Council and was Director of Public Safety. It was a learning experience for all who attended and she learned a lot about the rules, processes and procedures of government. Thanks to Kaylee for representing us at this year’s Buckeye Girls State.

Bethel Shiloh Church of God has been holding Old Time Revival Services with Evangelist Alva Robinson, Corbin, Ky. Services began on November 8 and will wrap up on Sunday, November 10. Evening services begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning

will begin at 11 a.m. There will also be special music by the Warnock Family and drama by Shiloh’s His Image. The church is located at 2771 Oakland Locust Ridge Road, Bethel. For more information call (513) 317-2253.

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Red Oak birthday and anniversary wishes

Happy Birthday and/or Happy Anniversary to you if this is your week and also to: Lauren N. Bradford, Kristel Titus, Dianna Brown, Justin Cluxton, Guess Bradford, Bonita Theaders, Tammy Davis, Frankie Greene, Jeanne Taylor, Nancy G. and Samuel Kirkpatrick, Ross Myers, Cathy Reed Kennedy, Mary E. Holton, Teresa Klump Davis, Mildred and Clarence Cluxton, Jeanne Taylor, Peter Wung, Teresa Klump Davis, Ruby Claypool Hardyman, Justin Cluxton, Catherine McNutt Finley, Leona Lawrence, Matthew Mitchell, Ada Saunders, Chuck Cooper, Barbara Hare, Molly M. Prine, Rachael Girsovich, Jean Griffith, Joan Kirk, Sarah A. Lord, Roseanna Osborne White, Eve A. and Lewis C. Shelton, Jackie Cottingham Schneider, and Leon L. Snyder. ***

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Indeed much has happened this week and many words spoken. My heart was greatly saddened this week to hear of the death of one of our colorful cousins, Charles David Salsibury. Oh my. Charles David would come down to the still annual New Year's Day Dinner with his mother and father, Esther and Leon Salisbury. What can I say? My heart is broke knowing they are not here. The fellowship hall has never been the same as Dad and Leon would sit and tell story after story and Charlie bursting at the seams for a turn to speak.

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On Saturday, November 16, 2013 Sardinia United Methodist Church will be hosting our free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will include a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Sardinia United Methodist Church is located at 105 Main Street in Sardinia behind US Bank. Come and join us for a time of fellowship and a great meal!!

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On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 the Pregnancy Resource Center A Place of Hope will be holding a “Safe to Sleep” class, (formally known as Back to Sleep) at 6:30 p.m. We are hoping that having this class will make more parents aware of the dangers of “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome” also known as (SIDS) and why it is so important for babies to sleep on their back. Gloria Clark, who is a student at Chatfield College, as well as an intern with Brown County Help Me Grow, will be talking about the dangers of SIDS and how parents can help prevent this tragedy

from happening. For example: make sure baby sleeps on a firm crib mattress and also not to have anything in the crib while the baby sleeps; such as: pillows, blankets or crib bumpers. After hearing from a representative from Brown County Help Me Grow that the number in SIDS is raising, we feel it is urgent that this class to take place. Those who attend the Safe to Sleep class will be given a $20 voucher to spend in the PRC’s Baby Boutique. Items in the Baby Boutique consist of: quilts, afghans, photo albums, baby clothes, baby accessories,

decorations, and much more. Anyone who is interested in attending the Safe to Sleep class may call (937) 3786853 to register, or stop by the PRC so your spot can be reserved. The PRC is located at 852 Mt. Orab Pike in Georgetown, Ohio. It is open on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Clients may call for an appointment (937) 378-6853 during regular office hours. Walk-ins are also welcome, but those with an appointment take priority.

Chatfield College is pleased to invite the community to Sister Cecilia Huber’s Annual Christmas Concert, entitled “A Woman Wrapped in Silence.” The event will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Chapel on Chatfield’s St. Martin Campus. The program will be performed in two parts, with the second installment set for Palm Sunday, April 14. This program honors Mary, as it was her “yes” to the angel Gabriel that set into motion the entire re-

demption story. “Woman Wrapped in Silence” is a narrative poem by Father John Lynch that tells the story of Mary with great beauty. Part One begins with the angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary and ends with the adoration of the shepherds. This program is composed by Sister Cecilia Huber, who is accompanied by musicians and singers Martha Wetzel, Sue Toth, Jack McKee and Bob Bridges, as well the help of the children of St. Angela Merici Parish. The performance will be narrated

by Mike Halloran, pastor of Holy Name and St. Columbkille Parishes. A punch and cookie reception will be held in the Mongan Building immediately following the concert. The annual Christmas concert is funded in part by the Lulu O. Craig Fine Arts Fund. For more information about the event, call Briana Cecil at 513-875-3344, ext. 140 or e-mail brianna.cecil@chatfield.ed u. Admission is free and open to the public.

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First State Bank and The Gingerbread House Daycare team up to help local kids in need

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First State Bank in Mt. Orab is teaming up with The Gingerbread House Daycare, also in Mt. Orab, to make Christmas brighter for some needy children in our community. All are invited to stop into the First State Bank located at 501 West Main Street in Mt. Orab through December 14, 2013, to pick an ornament from the Christmas Giving Tree. The Wish Lists Gifts should then be returned to First State Bank no later than December 17, 2013 to be delivered to the children. With the success of The Christmas Giving Tree last season, in addition to the Christmas gifts, we were able to provide six needy families with groceries for the holiday season. This year we will also accept nonperishable food items for the needy children. A donation box for nonperishable food items will be located at the following locations in Mt. Orab: First State Bank, The Gingerbread House Daycare, and LaRosa’s Restaurant. A collection jar for monetary donations will also be placed at Paul’s Barber Shop in Mt. Orab. Please help us put a bright smile on the face of a needy child this holiday season. Pictured above is Vince Roades, left, Mt Orab Branch Manager of First State Bank and Tim Watson, right, owner of The Gingerbread House Daycare in Mt Orab.

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Pictured (l-r) are Kelly Cole, SOACDF Educational Chair; recipients from Brown County: Amy Clifton, Laramie Wells, and Emily Turner; Don Branson, SOACDF Executive Director.

SOACDF recognizes grant recipients The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation Board of Trustees met recently in the Endeavour Center at OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio to recognize the recipients of the 2013 – 2014 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant. The Educational Excellence Grant is a one time grant of up to $7,500 towards tuition, on campus housing, lab fees and books to be used at an accredited institution. Applicants were scored by a committee on a

combination of written essays and personal interviews. Recipients in Brown County included Amy Clifton, Laramie Wells, and Emily Turner. Other recipients of the 2013 – 2014 Educational Excellence Grants are: Shellie Anderson, Highland; Taylor Duncan, Gallia; Faylee Conley, Adams; Robyn Simpson, Adams; Cody Myers, Lawrence; Lauren Grimes, Highland; Sarah Peterson, Fayette; James Free, Ross; Drew

at the End of the Ridge Farms in Adams County on November 23rd from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is the final program of the series that has highlighted grazing management and forage productivity. This pasture walk will cover fall forage growth, winter stockpiling and how to manage pastures in the fall to enhance next spring’s pasture productivity. This program is open to all producers; you did not have to attend the 3 day Grazing School to participate. Producers need to register by November 19th, 2013, by contacting the Brown SWCD office at 937-378-4424, or at; 706 South Main St. Georgetown, OH 45121 or emailing brownswcdinfo@brownswcd.org. A registration fee of $5 per person will

The program will provide valuable information in a fun atmosphere that can be used to ensure that the grazing operation on your farm is environmentally responsible as well as economically viable. If you are a farmer or a person with an interest in grazing management-pasture ecosystems plan to attend. The benefits from attending include additional points in the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program) ranking process, increased knowledge on summer forage plant growth, improvement of the environmental quality; cleaner air and water; healthier soil, plant and animals. Learn ways to increase net profit for your farming operation.

Cunningham, Scioto; Hannah Patton, Highland; Lauren Colliver, Highland; Kylee Newman, Adams; Evan Herrell, Lawrence; Elizabeth Fisher, Jackson; Leah Grant, Clermont; Kylie Holmes, Clinton; Jessica Keathley, Lawrence. Applications for the 2014 – 2015 Educational Excellence Competitive Grant will be available at the SOACDF office or Farm Service Agencies in Southern Ohio in late October. For more details, visit us at www.soacdf.net.

Final Fall Pasture Walk Fall of the season scheduled seeded The Adams, Brown and include materials coffee, Highland County Soil and doughnuts, and juice be- crop Water Conservation Dis- fore the pasture walk and tricts, Ohio Forage and lunch following the pas- reporting Grassland Council, OSU ture walk. Please contact Extension and NRCS will Brown SWCD office for a deadline be hosting a Pasture Walk registration form.

All producers are reminded that the acreage reporting date for fall seeded crops has changed and the acreage reporting date is Dec. 16, 2013. This applies to all fall seeded crops including fall barley, fall wheat and all other fall-seeded small grains. Please call the Brown County Farm Service Agency at (937) 378-6173, Option 2, to schedule an appointment to certify your wheat or fall seeded small grain crop.

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“What should I do to prepare my strawberries for winter?” was the question asked at a garden seminar last week. I opened the question up to the group and asked for their opinion. (When I was teaching Fifth Grade Social Studies and employed that technique the students knew they had stumped their first year teacher!) It has been 25 years since I had worked in a strawberry patch, so I knew that I would have to do some research before I could give any advice. I honestly don’t remember ever mulching the patch for the winter, but several gardeners at the seminar always mulch their strawberries to protect them. The OSUE Fact Sheet (HYG1424-98), Strawberries are an Excellent Fruit for the Home Garden, provides gardeners with information about cultivar selection, planting site requirements, runner management, and suggests that mulching is necessary to provide winter protection for strawberry plants. Apply straw that is free of weed seeds two to three inches deep over the plants after they have been subjected to several sharp freezes in the low 30s or high 20s in fall. This is generally between November 15 and 30, but no later than December 15. Cold winter temperatures and repeated freezing and thawing of the soil through the winter months can actually cause unmulched plants to heave out of the ground. “The older needles on my pine tree are turning yellow and dropping off the tree. Does this mean my tree is dying?” is a question frequently asked this time of year. The symptoms that gardeners are observing are normal for this time of year. Pines and arborvitaes normally shed their oldest needles in the fall. White pines usually retain their needles for one to two years. The older needles, those towards the center of the tree, turn yellow before dropping. Older arborvitae leaves turn a reddish brown. Natural needle discoloration may be more noticeable on trees that have experienced root stress due to less than optimal growing conditions. Extended dry periods during the

summer months, as well as sites with poorly drained, heavy clay soils may accentuate root stress to pines. Since the newest growth (this year’s needles) are still green and healthy in appearance, you can be assured that this yellowing phenomenon is a natural one. I fired up the wood stove this week and potted up some catnip for Miss Kitty. The hoses have been drained and stored, but the tomato cages are still up in the garden. That task is at the top of this week’s “to do” list. Next week we will consider November’s tasks for our gardens. October certainly flew by this year! Gardening Tasks for November Turning the clocks back an hour in the fall always makes me happy in the morning, but very sad in the afternoon when it becomes dark so much earlier! We worked on moving and shredding leaves this past weekend. The tomato cages are finally stored in the shed and the garden has been covered with leaves. My husband is positive that this is the last time he will mow the lawn in 2013! Me? I’m not so sure, since the weather forecasters are predicting temperatures in the upper 70’s! The storms last week brought down some big branches and actually blew my garden gate open! I quickly wired it shut so the rabbits couldn’t find my lettuce. A good friend shared some of his turnips with me and we have enjoyed adding them to salads. My mother used to sneak some turnips into the boiled potatoes and couldn’t understand why we all complained. Cooked turnips have never made it to my list of “favorites”. It’s time to check off the “to do list” for November

that includes: 1. The Whole Garden: • Clean, oil and sharpen your garden tools • Prepare the lawn mower for winter • Test your soil • Before the ground freezes hard, install Bluebird nesting boxes • Feed lawn before winter 2. Trees and Shrubs: • Make sure all leaves are off your lawns before heavy snows begin • Remove broken or diseased branches 3. Flowers and Grasses: • Keep planting daffodil bulbs until the ground freezes • Finish cutting back perennials • Mulch perennial beds 4. Fruits and Vegetables: • Continue harvesting kale and collards until snow is on the ground • Harvest greens in your cold frame • Finish putting the garden to bed Mark your calendars for the November 21 gardening seminar at the Fincastle campus of Southern State Community College. This seminar will focus on choosing house plants and containers to fit your environment, general care and common problems. All seminars are free and open to the public and are held in the library from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Don’t forget to email your gardening questions to Brown County Master Gardener Volunteer, Mike Hannah, at mhannah2@msn.com. Last year I complained that there weren’t any hedge apples on my trees. What was I thinking? This year the end of our drive is covered! I should wait for the rest to fall before I start picking them up. If I work on them tomorrow I will have to find my hard hat!

God’s Holiness Mission will be has been holding revival services and it will wrap up on Sunday, November 10, 2013. Thursday - Saturday services began at 7 p.m., Sunday services will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Rev. Alpha Van Hoy will be ministering in word and there will also be special

singing. Regular services are Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 27 Maple Street, Mowrystown. Fore more information call Pastor Kevin Bennett at (937) 588-2806.

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Soul’d Out Quartet will host a benefit concert at Georgetown Elementary School on Saturday, November 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m., concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Benefits from the event will go the Adams family of Georgetown who lost their home in a house fire. For more information please call (513) 315-1450.

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Rodney D. and Janet Yochum to Rodney D. Yochum .78 acres of land in Eagle Twp., filed 10-24-2013 Donald L. McNeal to Gordon L. and Jennifer L. Ellis, In-Lot 655, InLot 2780, In-Lot 3981, In-Lot 1723 and In-Lot 1724 in Lake Waynoka, Franklin Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $27,500 Janet Yochum to Rodney Yochum, .02 acres of land and InLot 1 whole in Kibler Addition in Mt. Orab in Green Twp. and In-Lot 1689 in Lake Waynoka, Jackson Township, filed 10-24-2013 Jennifer B and Luis P. Martinez to Federal National Mortgage Association, 2 acres of land in Greet Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $60,000 Pauline Pegg to Mary A. Campbell, .20 acres of land in Mt. Orab, Greet Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $44,000 Addie F. Woodruff to Devin and Stephanie Lawson, .41 acres of land in Mt. Orab in Green Twp., filed 1028-2013, $40,000 Janice M. Wildermut to Dee Ann and Jerry Stricklett 34.47 acres and 6.34 acres of land in Huntington Twp., filed 10-30-2013, $270,000 David P. Williams, etal to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Lot 14 in Ashridge Acres Sub., Jackson Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $27,000 Franklin M. and Catherine Music to Wells Fargo Financial Ohio, 1 acre of land in Russellville, filed 1029-2013, $40,000 Tad McCormack and Patricia A. Keller to Patricia A. Keller, 5.47 acres of land in Lewis Twp., filed 1025-2013 Jeffrey D. and Deborah L. Hacker to James W. and Valerie L. Setty, .52 acres of land in Lewis Twp., filed 10-29-2013, $80,000 Robert A. Ross to Charles R. Ross, In-Lot 721 in Lake Lorelei Sub., filed 10-24-2013 Kelly Phipps and Amanda C.

Sardinia Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 11. This meeting is open to the public. Veterans Dinner for all Veterans is set for Monday, November 11 at 6 p.m. hosted by the Mt. Nebo United Methodist Youth. The Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church is located at 11693 St. Rt. 774 in Bethel. For more information call (937) 3791225. Jackson Township Trustees Meeting will meet at 8 p.m. on Monday, November 11. The meeting is in Ashridge and the public is invited to attend. Brown County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, November 11, at the commissioners office, 800 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown. The public is invited to attend. TOPS Chapter in Sardinia meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday, including November 11, at Sardinia Church of the Nazarene on Sardinia-Mowrystown Road. Further information is available by calling Regina Davidson at (937) 4463714. TOPS Chapter in Ripley meets at 6:30 p.m. every Monday including November 11 at the Ripley Church of the Nazarene, 230 North Second Street. Further information is available by calling Kaye Nichols at (937) 377-2501. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 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. Ripley Village Council Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12 and the public is welcome to attend. Brown County Beekeepers Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at Western Brown High School at 7 p.m. For more information please call (937) 393-6586 or (937) 618-1332. Russellville Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12 and the public is invited to attend. Zumba Classes will be offered by Snap Fitness on Tuesday, November 12 at 127 North Point Drive in Mt. Orab. These classes are for members of Snap Fitness as well as non-members. Please call (937) 444-5230 for more information. Byrd Township Trustees will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12 in Decatur. The public is invited to attend. Yoga Classes will be offered by Snap Fitness, 127, North Point Drive, Mt. Orab at 7:30 p.m. on

Tuesday, November 12 at the center. Members of Snap Fitness as well as non-members are welcome. Please call (937) 444-5230 for details and new hours. Huntington Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12 in Aberdeen. The public is welcome to attend this open meeting. 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 gree at (866-867-6892. Perry Township Trustees Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 7 p.m. in Fayetteville and the public is welcome to attend. 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) 444-3877. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter in Winchester, meets at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays at Winchester Church of Christ in Christian Union, 1540 Tri-County Highway, Winchester. Further information and holiday hours call Bobbi Wilson at (937) 446-4662. Fayetteville Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13. The public is invited to attend. Wilson Stoufe VFW Post 9772 will meet in regular session at the Pike Township building on SR 774 on Wednesday, November 13 . For more information contact Bill Cornetet at (937) 618-0325. SSCC Board of Trustees Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the conference room of Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley, 215 Hughes Blvd., in Mt. Orab. For more information visit www.scc.edu/about/boardtrustees.shtml. Free Weaving Classes will be held every Wednesday, including November 13 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 are asked to call Geri at (937) 378-3426 Brown County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, at the commissioners office, 800 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown. The public is invited to attend. Sit and Stitch will meet 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, November 13 at the Sardinia Public Library, 13309 Purdy Road, Sardinia. Anyone who is a crocheter or 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.

COURT NEWS Martin to Lindsay C. Tussey, In-Lot 101 and In-Lot 100 in Lake Lorelei Sub, Perry Twp, filed 10-29-2013, $11,300 Lake Lorelei Incorporated to Kevin S. Sweitzer, In-Lot 1683 in Lake Lorelei Sub., Perry Twp., filed 10-29-2013 Carol A. Farrell to Carol Ann Farrell Revocable Living Trust, Carol, John Trustees, In-Lot 1694 in Lake Lorelei, Perry Twp., filed 10-30-2013 Lisa A. and David A. Davis to David A. Davis, 41.24 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 10-29-2013 Terence P. Hollaender, trustee to Ted Anthony Hollaender, 2.40 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 10-282013 Dennis R. Kiley to Dennis E. and Jerome R. Kiley, 4.57 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 10-25-2013 Ronald W. and Jean E. Murray to Sandy J. and Mark C. Flora Jr., 4.52 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $15,000 Pamela T. and Rickie Bradshaw to Sarah C. Bradshaw, 2.05 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 10-24-2013 Delana S. and Lacy W. Wolford to Mark and Bridgette Kramer, .55 acres of land in Perry Twp., filed 1024-2013 Gary L. Dunn II to Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc., .96 acres of land in Pike Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $90,000 Glen A. Wiedenbein to Timothy C. and Rebecca Malott, Lot 6 and Lot 7 in Timber Wood Estates in Pike Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $717 Glen A. Wiedenbein to Clayton J. and Michelle A. Duncanson, Lot 10 in Timberwood Estates in Pike Twp., filed 10-24-2013, $1,050 Poklar One, LLC to Gary L. and Katherine K. Reed, .91 acres of land in Pleasant Twp., filed 10-25-2013, $22,500 Chlora and Ronald J. Wilson to Deloris and Ricky K. Donohoo, Lot 4 in Knobby Knoll, in Georgetown, Pleasant Twp., filed 10-3-2013,

$95,105 Bank of America, NA to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Lot 12 in Pin Oak Acres Sub., Sterling Twp., filed 10-29-2013 Beverly and Wayne McClain to Carol Minzner, 2.33 acres of land in Union Twp., filed 10-29-2013, $159,900 Melessa and Douglas Bahnsen to Melessa Bahnsen, In-Lot 45 in Ripley, Union Twp., filed 10-24-2013 Travis L. Kallmeyer to Terry Morgan, Lot 23 in Meadowview Sub., in Washington Twp., filed 10-28-2013 John H. and Ella Mae Davis to Aaron Lee Davis, Lot 114 and Lot 115 in Sardinia Village Lots, Washington Twp., filed 10-30-2013 Edna Mahanes to Joy Roquet, executor, Lot 58 and Lot 59 in Sardinia, Washington Twp., filed 10-302013

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Robin Marie Hinkle, 30, Williamsburg, caretaker to marry Todd Darby Parker, 36, Williamsburg, maintenance, filed 10-25-2013 Victoria Jean Smith, 58, Hamersville, STNA to marry Walter Lee Pumpelly, 45, Hamersville, fabricator, filed 10-25-2013 Lauren Rachelle Howell, 23, Mt. Orab, customer service, to marry Eric Russell Whitaker, 26, Mt. Orab, corrections officer, filed 10-28-2013 Kayla M. Beddow, 23, Mt. Orab, homemaker to marry Richard Allen Cox-Nickels, 23, Mt. Orab, filed 1025-2013

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Mary E. Cierley, Mt. Orab, case #20131224, DOD 4-10-2008, filed 10-28-2013 Helen A. Evans, Ripley, case #20131225, DOD 3-17-2013, filed 10-29-2013

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Kick-boxing Classes will be offered on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on November 14, 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. Green Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 14 in Greenbush and this meeting is open to the public. Yoga Classes will be offered on Thursdays including November 14, 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. Union Township Trustees Meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 14 at the library and the public is invited to attend. Yoga Classes will be offered at the Snap Fitness Center in Mt. Orab, 127 North Point Drive beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 14. These classes are open to both members and non-members. Call (937) 444-5230 for more information. Georgetown Village Council will meet in regular session on Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Alcoholics Anonymous will meet 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, November 14 at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 220 S. High St., Mt. Orab. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 Brown County Singing Convention will meet at the Russellville Church of Christ, 144 S. Columbus Street in Russellville on Friday, November 15 beginning at 7 p.m. Please come join us if you have a God-given talent to share. For more information please contact Larry Downing at (937) 446-3259. Appalachian Mountain Christmas set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 15, 16 and 17. Event will run 10 a.m. to 6 on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, at Hilltop Designs, 9764 Tri County Road in Winchester. Enjoy unique offerings from artists, crafters and vendors. For more information visit www.AppalachianMountainChristmas.homestead.co m or call (937) 695-5545. Mt. Holly Christian Country Gospel Singing will be held on Friday, November 15 beginning at 7 p.m., at 2141 East Ohio Pike in Amelia. This event is free to the public. For more information please call Kevin Cain at (513) 602-4654 or Dan Cook at (513) 509-7312. UPCOMING EVENTS Annual Christmas Open House at The Thompson House, with John A. Ruthven will be held on Sunday November 17 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. Ruthven’s newest release “Martha” the last passenger pigeon will be available, 250 prints. and a surprise new release, “Dogwood Spring” 250 prints available. Celebrate the Year of Ruthven and his birthday.

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CIVIL CASES Lvnv Funding LLC versus Robert Bolar, case #20130765, filed 10-242013, Action: other civil Nationstar Mortgage, LLC versus Teresa A. Watson, case #20130766, filed 10-24-2013, Action: foreclosures Connie Patrick, Brown County Treasurer versus Barry Sears, case #20130769, filed 10-25-2013, Action: foreclosures JPMorgan Chase Bank, National versus David R. Stowell, case #20130770, filed 10-28-2013, Action: foreclosures Lvnv Funding, LLC versus Karilee M. Kuhlmann, case #20130772, file 10-29-2013, Action: other civil Bank of America NA versus Debra S. Brierly, case #20130773, filed 10-29-2013, Action: foreclosures Cavalry Spv I, LLC versus Troy Keith, case #20130774, filed 10-302013, Action: other civil DOMESTIC CASES Marty Howser, Georgetown versus Laura Howser, Georgetown, case #20130761, filed 10-24-2013, Action: termination of marriage Ethel M. Kimball, Williamsburg versus John D. Kimball, Okeana, OH, case #20130767, filed 10-252013, Action: termination of marriage Lynn Cook versus Charles D. Cook, case #20130768, filed 10-252013, Action: dissolution of marriage David Boldman, Mt. Orab versus Misty Boldman, Batavia, case #20130771, filed 10-28-2013, Action: dissolution of marriage Tricia E. Hays, Russellville versus Thomas R. Hays, Berne, TX, case #20130775, filed 10-30-2013, Action: Foreign Order Pursuant

RCAP (Russellville Community Action Planners will meet on Monday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the arts council room, and everyone is encouraged to attend. ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Support Group of Brown County will meet at 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19 at the Western Brown High School Library. For more information please call Denise Holden at (937) 444-1343. Phileo Clothing Ministry will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19 and on Saturday, November 23 at 110 Winchester Street in Sardinia, for more information call (937) 763-8066 or (937) 446-1416. Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District will meet in regular session at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20 at the SWCD office located at 706 South Main Street in Georgetown. Meetings are open to the public. For more information call (923) 3784424. Brown County Board of Developmental Disabilities will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20 at the BODD Center on Hamer Road in Georgetown. The public is invited to attend this meeting. Brown County Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 21 at the Ohio Veterans’ Home in Georgetown and will begin with dinner from the cafeteria (members pay individually). We will have a roundtable discussion (story circle) featuring veterans both from the Home and from the community and Society. For more information please contact Ned Lodwick at (927) 378-6334. Brown County Chamber of Commerce will meet in regular session at 8 a.m. on Thursday, November 21 at the Country Inn, 290 BrooksMalott Road in Mt. Orab. For more information please call (937) 3784784. UC Clermont College Open House, will be held on Thursday, November 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for new students and their families. The event will be held in the student activities Center at the UC Clermont Campus located at 4200 Clermont College Drive in Batavia. For details please call (513) 732-5319 or (866) 446-2822. The Agape Food Pantry will reopen Friday November 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at its new location at the New Faith United Methodist Church in Marathon, located behind the grocery store on Edenton Road. It will be open again on Friday, December 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information call R.D.Brown at (513) 31308159, Dan Pelzel at (513) 6021241 or Ruby Steins at (513) 4799433. Fall Reading Bingo at Mt. Orab Library will run through November 30. Everyone is invited to pick up a game card, check out participating items and earn a chance to win. The library is located at 613 S. High Street in Mt. Orab. For more information call (937) 444-1414. ABCAP Business Expo will be held on Friday, December 6, beginning with registration from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. This event is designed to increase business matchmaking and new business skills. For more information please call Gwendolyn at (513) 684-2214 or Lisa Tumbleson-Davis at (800) 7393 ext. 238. “Celebration of Lights”, sponsored by the Brown County Health and Wellness Foundation will be held on Friday, December 6 at Southwest Regional Medical Center. For more information please contact Teri Baumann at (937) 3787712 or email her at t.baumann@swrmed.org. Jingle Bell Bash, sponsored by the Brown County Chamber of Commerce and CompSource, will be held on Friday, December 6 at the Gaslight Theater in Georgetown. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 to chamber members, $40 for non-chamber members. Featured entertainer is comedian Drew Hastings. All tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information visit www.browncountyohiochamber.com or call (937) 378-4784. Annual Mowrystown Holiday Craft Fair and Bazaar at Whiteoak High School, North High Street, will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 7. Lunch will be served. This event is being sponsored by the Grange. Santa will make an appearance following the holiday parade. For more information please call (937) 442-4704. 3rd Annual Celebration of Christ, Open House, sponsored by the Georgetown Ward of the Church of Latter-day Saints will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 8. The church is located at 3581 Ohio 125 in Georgetown. For more information please contact J.D. Bellamy at (513) 885-8245. Friends of the Library Tree Lighting will be held on Friday, December 13 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Ripley Library. Music provided by RULH schools, a JROTC presentation then the lighting of the tree.

Don’t miss this fun event. 2013 Ripley River Village Christmas will be held Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15. Event will include the lighting of the tree, chili supper, music, raffles a parade, a baby show and much much, more. For more details and times and places please contact Fred Dengler, co-chair for the event at (513) 528-5100 or email fredd@mikal.com.

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Helpers will meet at the Georgetown Baptist Church (794 S. Main Street) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 11. Different topics will be discussed and everyone is welcome to attend. For details contact the Brown County Health Department at (937) 378-6892.

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 call1-800-587-4232. Southern Hills Tea Party meets each 4th Thursday of the month at the Ripley Library. The public is invited to attend. “Walk in the Park” free to the public are offered daily by Ideal Nutrition in Mt. Orab Village Park. Tee shirts are also provided to anyone who walks and registers their dates and distances at Ideal Nutrition. For more information contact Sue at (937) 515-8488. Helping Hands Please come shop with us any Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 9 a.m. until noon at 668 Camp Run Road in Georgetown. Senior Bingo will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each Monday at the Georgetown Nutrition Center. Please bring a $1 wrapped gift. A nutritional meal will be offered. HIV/Hepatitis C Testing is offered free by the Brown County Health Department by appointment only. The HIV test results are available within 15 minutes. To schedule an appointment call (937) 378-6892. Tuesday Community Bingo will be held every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Community Building in Country Place Apartments, located across from the Country Inn in Georgetown. Please bring a $1 gift and join in the fun. This is a free event. For more information contact Joy Gelter at (937) 483-4614. Crafting Classes will be offered the second Saturday of the month at the Mt. Orab Public Library, sessions from 1 to 2 p.m., at the library, 613 South High Street in Mt. Orab. The classes are for adult patrons with the Care and Share program. County Adams/Brown Alzheimer/s/Dementia Family Caregiver 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. Adams-Brown Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program available, anyone wishing to obtain further information or to schedule an appointment to discuss obtaining E-HEAP services may contact the Adams Brown Community Action Program Office in Georgetown at (937) 378-6041 or 1-800-5537393, Ext. 253 or 254. Walk-in hours are 8-11 a.m. daily at the ABCAP Office at 406 W. Plum St., Georgetown, and outreach is available for the very elderly or disabled. We Can Help Food Bank at the corner of Decatur-Eckmansville Road and State Route 125 is open 11 a.m-4 p.m. Fridays and is sponsored by private donations. Donations should be made when the Food Bank is not open, and all donations are appreciated. Southern Hills Adult Education Department offers adults an array of computer classes throughout the school year at Southern Hills Career and Technical Center, 9193 Hamer Road, Georgetown. Anyone wanting further information or wishing to register for an Adult Education class may contact Southern Hills Adult Education at (937) 3786131, Ext. 357. The Brown County Senior Citizens Council, located at 505 N. Main Street in Georgetown offers transportation for medical appointments, shopping area, nutrition sites and other service providers. It also offers homemaker assistance, Respite Care, Passport which offers alternatives to nursing home placement and caregiver support. To contact a representative, call (937) 378-6603 or toll free at (877) 2598598.

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ALLIED AMBULANCE Services looking for FT/PT EMT Basics, $10.00hr., EMT Intermediate $13.50hr., Paramedic $15.00hr. Contact 937-379-1404 for more information. BATAVIA NURSING CARE CENTER We are currently hiring full/part-time STNA positions for night shift (7pm to 7am) Please apply in person at: Batavia Nursing Care Center 4000 Golden Age Drive Batavia, OH 45103 (513) 732-6500

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HIRING FOR residential roofing, shingles, slate, tile, sheet metal. Must have driver’s license. 513-965-9200.

IF YOU’RE a person who is called to serve God through ministry w/children & families then come serve with us! Mt. Orab United Methodist Church is seeking a qualified & energetic candidate for our Children’s & Family Ministry Coor-dinator. For more information on this exciting opportunity go to “employment” at: mtorabumc.org.

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AGENCY SEEKING caregivers to assist DD (FKA MRDD) clients. 1st, 2nd, 3rd shifts & weekends available. Amelia & Eastgate area. 513-681-2472.

EXPERIENCED DENTAL Receptionist needed for a busy growing Dental Office in Clermont County. Part/Full Time. Dental knowledge a must! Dentrix Software knowledge needed. Must be a motivated, selfstarter. Please send resume to: 2200 St. Rt. 125, Amelia, OH 45102 ATTN: Dawn

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WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR Brown County Rural Water Association (BCRWA) is currently accepting resumes for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This is a full-time position working rotating shifts under the direction of the Plant Superintendent. Job duties include: laboratory testing/calibration, monitor/control chemical feed equipment, maintain adequate water flow and assess water system demand. Assist with the maintenance and repair of equipment, buildings, and grounds. Investigate customer concerns; aid in timely response and resolution. Perform other related duties as required. Requires high school diploma or GED and valid Ohio driver’s license. Previous water plant experience/OEPA Water Supply license preferred. Competitive wage and benefit package. Resumes should be sent to: BCRWA, attn: Plant Operator Position, 3818 US 52, Ripley, OH 45167 or via e-mail to: bcrwa@frontier.com. Deadline for resumes is November 25, 2013.

200 - HELP WANTED

JOBS AVAILABLE. Clermont & Brown County, high school diploma or GED. Machine operators, powder coaters, CNC lathe & mill operators, assembly & troubleshooters. Must be able to pass background & drug screen. Apply online at adeccousa.com. JOIN IDEAL NUTRITION’S 12 WEEK HOLIDAY WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE. Fun! Informational! Guaranteed results. Call for details or to register 937-444-6161.

LEAD MECHANIC: Petermann Bus Company Great Pay/Benefits. APPLY www.durhamschoolservices.com 7559 Wooster Pike Mariemont, OH 45227 (513) 272-7510.

LOCAL SIGN company in need of experienced sign installer, CDL required. Fax information or resume to: 513-625-1001. Looking for

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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.

REAL ESTATE Assistant, exciting & fun opportunity,, work from home or office, phone and paper work skills a must. Call 877-291-9325.

SEEKING CARPENTERS for wood and Hardie exterior trim installation. Howard Construction, 513-404-3005.

SEMI DRIVER NEEDED 25 years old, clean CDL Class A with 2 years experience. OTR Flat bed. Home weekends. Call 937-446-1707.

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All applicants must be 21 or older. OPOTA certified, and able to work flexible hours. Please mail resume to P.O. Box 146, Hamersville, Oh. 45130 or fax to (937) 379-1851.

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Call TCB Trucking 513-309-7559

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THE VILLAGE of Felicity is accepting applications for the position of salaried fulltime Police Chief. Applicants must be OPOTA certified. Resumes can be delivered in person or via mail to: 415 Walnut Street, P.O. Box 613 Felicity, Ohio 45120. Submittals will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 20th, 2013. HELP SENIORS... to remain independent in their homes. Provide companionship, lt. housekeeping, med reminders and personal care. Clermont and Brown County Home Instead Senior Care 513-230- 5111

300 - APTS. UNFURNISHED

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.

APARTMENTS FOR rent. Felicity area. One or two bedrooms plus efficiency apartment, furnished kitchen, a/c, electric heat, private entrance, off street parking. Available now. References, deposit required. Call 513-876-3017.

BATAVIA - Two and three bedroom apartments available with open waiting list. Accepting applications M-F, 9am-4pm. Apartments are income based. 513-732-3804.

CARE GIVERS 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.

FT/PT 2nd/3rd shifts

Community Concepts, Inc. is a drug free workplace.

Call Stephanie 513-616-2177 today

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 62 years of age or older. Persons requiring a unit designated for persons with a mobility impairment are not required to be 62 years or older to apply. For more information contact Patricia Montgomery at 1-800-553-7393 ext. 257. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

2ND SHIFT DIRECT CARE STAFF NEEDED

Caring, dedicated direct care staff are needed to work with adults with disabilities in several Clermont County group homes. Must be at least 21, have a valid driver’s license, high school diploma or GED, & a clean background. Starting pay is $9.50 an hour plus benefits.

Call: 513-721-2905 for more information Or visit: www.epilepsy-ohio.org to print an application.

Morrison Place Apartments

Now renting 2 bedroom apartment with a den. Rent starting at $550.00

with attached garage, washer & dryer hookups. FOR 55 & OLDER. Accepting applications. For Questions call Joan or Kathy (937) 378-6041 ext. 262 or ext. 285 “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

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HIRING DRIVERS! is looking for company drivers and owner operators to run 1200 mile radius of Cincinnati, pulling 53 ft. vans. Must have a Class A CDL, two years of current tractor trailer experience and clean MVR. HOME EVERY WEEKEND! Call (513) 734-6696 and ask for Ron

DD CLIENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR Full time salaried position for individual to plan, coordinate and implement daily living programs for the developmentally disabled population in two progressive eight client family homes in Milford/Goshen area (Clermont County). Required: bachelor degree in related field of human services; habilitation; teaching and minimum l year experience working with developmentally disabled. If you meet both requirements email resume to KJackson@cciohio.com Must be able to work varying shifts. Previous supervisory experience a plus.

Community Concepts, Inc. Equal Opportunity Employer/ Community Concepts, Inc. is a drug free workplace.

Grace’s Way Apartments West Union, Ohio

Applications for senior housing will be taken at ABCAP located at 406 W. Plum Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121, Room 99, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at 230 Spruce Lane #7, West Union, Ohio 45693 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To qualify you must be income eligible and be 62 years of age or older. For more information call Joan Waldbillig at (937) 378-6041 ext. 262 or 1-800-553-7393 ext. 262. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

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VNA Healthtrends is seeking home health aides. Competitive Wages, Trip Fee, and Flexible Schedules. Candidates must be a STNA, or have a certificate of training from an approved Nurse Aide Course, have a valid Ohio driver’s license, reliable transportation, able to work independently and cooperatively with other disciplines. Primary responsibilities include assisting with daily activities and personal hygiene, maintaining proper documentation. Must have a personal commitment to promote and advocate dignity, respect, individual rights and feelings or self-worth for each patient. Please contact Angie Long at 1-877-528-0267 or email your resume: along@vnahealthtrends.com Or stop in at:

VNA Healthtrends

776 Old State Rt. 74, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245 We are on the Lower Level of the Eastgate Village Apartments

Ascend Personnel is looking for Manufacturing Associates with mechanical aptitude and a desire to join a growing organization on the Eastside of Cincinnati.

All applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED and a minimum 1-3 years experience in manufacturing (non-assembly line experience). Must be available to work a 12-hour shift, including weekends (36-48 hours per week). Final candidates will be required to successfully pass a drug screen and background check.

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BATAVIA NICE CLEAN 1 & 2 bedroom apartmets with patio. 1ST MONTH RENT FREE! FREE HEAT FOREVER! No pets. 1-bedroom - $510, 2-bedroom $590. Deposit required. 513-732-0532.

BATAVIA: 2BR, $535/mo., balcony, quiet family friendly, new carpet, central a/c, eat-in equipped kitchen, laundry. Off-street parking. 513-561-4014. 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 GEORGETOWN, COURTHOUSE Square, 1-bedroom, 1-bath, equipped kitchen. $450. a month. 1-months deposit & references required. 513-625-4371.

LAFAYETTE PLACE Apartments Applications for senior housing will be taken at ABCAP located at 406 W. Plum Street, Georgetown, Ohio 45121, Room 99, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Thursday at the Lafayette Place Apartments, 190 Lindsey Lane, Fayetteville, Ohio from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To qualify you must be income eligible and be 62 years of age or older. For more information call Joan Waldbillig at 937378-6041 ext. 262 or 1-800-553-7393 ext. 262. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

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.

MT. ORAB Candlelight Apartments 2br Townhouses Start at $565 With discount. Visit our website:

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WAITING LIST now open.

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 WILLIAMSBURG/ GEORGETOWN - Efficiency or 3br. Trash paid. Beautiful setting, spacious apartment homes. Rents $319-$750. Call to view 513-365-4000.

303 - HOUSES FOR RENT

2BR FOR rent in Williamsburg, all utilities, off road parking. 513-305-4662. 3BR HOUSE for rent in Mount Orab. 2-baths, 2-car garage. No Pets. $1,000 per month. 937-213-1548.

FELICITY - HOUSE FOR RENT. 3br, 1 bath. Two-story. New carpet, paint, blinds & ceiling fans, W/D hook-ups. Storage garage. New roof. No indoor smoking or pets. $685 month plus utilities. Deposit, first month rent & references required. 513-405-3011.

303 - HOUSES FOR RENT

GEORGETOWN BRICK house in country, 3br, 2-full bath, 2-car detached garage, sun porch, tenant pays utilities. $700 month. Call 937-444-5223.

LYNCHBURG, 2BR, private parking, electric heat, refrigerator & range furnished, $450/mo. plus deposit & utilities. 937-205-6226.

307 - MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT

GEORGETOWN - 2br, 1ba, washer/dryer hookup, $425/mo. plus deposit. 937-378-4706 or 937-213-2401.

MOBILE HOME 16x80, 3br, 2ba, no pets, Mt. Orab area, 937-444-2720, $600mo. plus deposit.

310 - WANTED TO RENT

WANTED - Farm ground to rent for 2014 season & beyond. Call Jeff at 937-213-3909.

400 - HOUSES FOR SALE

3BR, 2BA home on 2-acres, central heat/air, new roof, new hardwood floors & carpet, 4591 Wahsburg East Rd., Georgetown, $49,500. jerace.com for pictures.

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: thepenningtons@ymail.com

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 $215,000 513-734-6349 or 937-444-6925 Dan (May also sell for less with fewer acres)

402 - APT.HOUSES FOR SALE

MT. ORAB - 2-family apartment house, zoned commercial, located in growing area, $125.000.00, possible owner financing, 937-444-2689.

403 - MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE

3BR, 1BA mobile home in Moler MHP, Mt. Orab, excellent condition, all appliances included, $15,000 OBO. 513-313-5553 ABANDONED DOUBLEWIDE with land, PLEASE TAKE OVER, $3500 deposit. 888-221-4503.

405 - LOTS & ACREAGE BEAUTIFUL 50ACRES

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

504 - BUSINESS SERVICES 613 - PETS AND SUPPLIES

MITCHELL HOME SOLUTIONS Home repairs, power washing, decks, gutters, honey-do lists, clean-up, handyman projects and more! No job too small! 513-404-8154. 10% November Discount on Gutter Guards or Gutter Systems. No more clogged gutters or ladders to climb. Affordable, quality products to fit your budget! Expert installation and free estimates! www.mitchellhome solutions.com.

506 - CLEANING

HOLIDAYS ARE COMING! Time to think about cleaning good for the holidays. I have great references & great rates! I also clean, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Call Sandy at 513-255-4342.

507 - SEWING & ALTERATIONS

For all your sewing needs for you, your family and your home. Call 937-4444276. Reasonable rates, expert service. SEWING & ALTERATIONS For you & home. Reasonable rates, quality service, day or evening. 513-967-1873

509 - NURSING CARE

IF YOU USED THE BLOOD THINNER PRADAXA and suffered internal bleeding, hemorrhaging, required hospitalization or a loved one died while taking Pradaxa between October 2010 and the present. You may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles H. Johnson 1-800-535-5727.

601 - FLEA MARKET

BROWN STONE Flea Market. Buy, sell, trade. New Management. Clean, friendly environments. PC Repair, Vintage & new jewelry, vintage & new Knives, Military Surplus, excellent variety of items, etc. Variety of size & price of spaces available. Located at 3688 St. Rt. 125, between Bethel & Hamersville. Friday 2-6, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-5. 513-259-1070 or 937-379-5071. Ask for Rainy.

607 - FIREWOOD

FOR SALE Firewood, sold by State Regulations, u-pick up or we deliver. For fast friendly service call Cox Firewood at: 937-378-4309 No answer, leave message Located 3600 SR 125 Georgetown, OH State & County Voucher welcome Credit Cards Accepted

SEASONED & split mixed hardwood, fullsize truck load thrown in & thrown out, $90. Will deliver in area between Mt. Orab & Felicity and Amelia & Georgetown, 937-379-5071 or 513-259-1070.

611 - WANTED TO BUY

ANTIQUES CASH PAID! For jewelry, pocket watches, silverware, postcard collections, pottery, dishes, old toys, musical instruments, paintings, bottles, signs, Indian relics. See me at Ripley’s Old Piano Factory Antique Mall on Monday 10am-5pm or call Kay at 513-313-0338 anytime.

BEAGLE PUPS - 8 weeks old, full blooded, no papers, MOP, tri-colored, 15”, $25.00 each. 937-483-4571.

TWO GROWN gentle female cats. Husband allergic. Must find new home. Neutered & house trained. Free food & litter box. Williamsburg area. Indoor/outdoor cats. 513-288-2347.

Almost Anything! 937-378-2850 937-378-1819

613 - PETS AND SUPPLIES

AKC YORKIE Puppies - born Sept. 4th, Champion lineage, two males, mother on premises, she weighs 4.4 lbs. 937-205-3054 or 937-364-0077.

RE / MAX ADVANCED REAL ESTATE Viji Grant, Broker

615 - MISC. FOR SALE

937-213-1548

ATTENTION COLLECTORS!! Two(2) Allis-Chalmers Lawn Tractors (B-210) One (90%) restored! Another for parts. New paint, re-chromed, seat & arms professionally redone in original material. Must see to appreciate. All new decals. All other parts are here. Several other loose parts go, also. (Serious calls please). 513-582-6121.

vijigrant@yahoo.com www.vijigrant.com THINK YOU CAN’T BUY NEW??? - LET ME SHOW YOU HOW!

!!!Only $715 mo.*!!! NEW CONSTRUCTION – NO MONEY DOWN! • 3 bedroom 2 bath on cul de sac • Master suite, Upgraded interiors • Large private lot, Western Brown schools *PI only. Not all credit profiles will qualify

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

CHINA CABINET, solid dark wood, 4-glass doors, $225.; Hawk fireplace wood burning insert, glass door w/blower $350. 513-633-1186. WOOD STOVE - Efel, with 10 foot of stainless steel pipe, plus attic & roof fittings, 606-584-2113.

702 - MISC. NOTICES

STOLEN!! FW Browning 25 automatic with 2-clips. German holster with 2-badges pinned on holster. One badge has 1939 on it. Last seen on Thursday, October 24, 2013 in the Upper 5 Mile area. Call with information. 937-444-6235.

800 - R.V.’S/CAMPERS /TRAILERS

TOOL TRAILER/ Storage Trailer with rear ramp & side walk-in door. Dimension 18’ long x 7’9” wide w/side walk-in door & dual wheels, $1800.00. Call 513-767-3174.

808 - AUTOS FOR SALE 1930’S-PRESENT

MARK WANTS running, wrecked, dead cars and trucks. Now paying $150 - $400/cash for complete vehicles. FREE TOW! 937-446-3021 or 513-739-0774

2007 FORD Focus, one owner, black, 2-door hatch, 4cyl., good condition, 140k. $3000. Call 513-288-1977 or 513-739-8599.

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

901 - SALES

HUGE FAMILY Yard Sale every Fri., Sat. & Sun. from 9am-7pm at Holly Lanes on St. Rt. 125, Amelia. Lots of items for home, clothes for kids & adults, great prices.

CASH PAID TODAY!

Antiques • Jewelry • Furniture • Appliances • Gold • Silver • Records • Tools • All Collectibles • Household • Estates • Used Cars • 30 Year Buyer

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The Brown County Press - Sunday, November 10, 2013 - Page 25

FOR SALE BY OWNER

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2951 Greenbush West Rd., Mt. Orab OH 45154

$165,000 • 15 Years Old • 1636 Square Feet • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths • New Roof, Electric Furnace and Air Conditioner • Custom Designed Kitchen With Granite Counter Top

• All New Appliances • All New Flooring And Fresh Paint • Brown County Sterling Township • Taxes $1542 Per Year • Beautiful Country Setting

By Appointment Only Call Greg

513-503-3799 $147,500 Lake Waynoka Home

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108 Buffalo Drive, Sardinia, OH 45171 Very nice 3br, 2.5ba, 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. For more information & pictures email: thepenningtons@ymail.com

Please Call 513-659-3569 for inquiries or to schedule a showing


Shopko open Thanksgiving with early release of 100 door busters; Page 26 - The Brown County Press - Sunday, November 10, 2013

Black Friday door busters start 8 pm Thursday

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day through noon on Friday, while supplies last. New this year, Shopko will feature additional 5 am door busters on Friday morning for the traditional Black Friday customers. Shopko Hometown stores will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 7 am to 3 pm, with 100 door buster items being released early. Shopko Hometown stores will open at 5 am for Black Friday, November 29, and remain open until 9 pm with over 500 special door buster items available when doors open at 5 am until noon, while supplies last. Shopko.com will offer special Black Friday door busters starting Wednesday, November 27 at 1:00 am. Hundreds of items at door buster prices will be offered on Shopko.com starting on Wednesday,

November 27 straight through Friday. During that time, Shopko is offering free standard shipping with a $49 purchase at Shopko.com. Standard shipping is also free on all online jewelry purchases, with no minimum purchase amount. “Our customers have told us they are pressed for time and want flexible and convenient options for their holiday shopping. We are offering great door buster specials Thursday morning, Thursday night and again on Friday morning at 5 am, in our Shopko locations” said Mike Bettiga, Shopko Interim CEO, and Chief Operating Officer. “In our Shopko Hometown locations, we will offer great value without the need to travel outside the community both on

Thursday and Friday morning. Shopko.com also provides our customers the convenience of

shopping with Shopko without leaving the comfort of their homes, 24 hours a day, seven days a

week.” All items offered at door buster prices will be available while supplies last.

Southwest Regional Medical Center believes that healing and recuperation are influenced by the sometimes competing factors of rest and social interaction/support. Since the need for these two factors varies greatly by patient, it is the nurse and the physician that need to be sensitive to the needs of the patient and to structure visitation on a case by case basis. Therefore, guidelines will be provided, but ultimately it is at the nurse and/or physician's discretion to determine when vis-

itation needs to be more limited or more liberal than the guidelines. Southwest Regional Medical Center also believes that providing for the safety and security of all patients, visitors and staff within the walls of our facilities, as well as on the grounds, requires increasing vigilant attention and action by all health care staff and providers. Visitors after hours will be screened and limited for patient and employee safety. Visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. After 8 p.m.

all visitors must register with the Emergency Room Registration. All visitors after hours will sign in and out on a Visitor Log and wear a visitor pass badge. This pass is only good for the date on the pass. The visitor pass must include Visitor name, date, and room number. Visitors may be restricted during specific times of the year (i.e., flu season). For further information please contact Southwest Regional Medical Center (937) 378-7500

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Shopko announces that its stores will be open for extended hours and feature special door buster prices on hundreds of items beginning Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28 through Friday, November 29. Special store hours and pricing will be available at the retailer’s Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores and on Shopko.com. Shopko stores will be open from 6 am to 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day with 100 items available at door buster prices originally planned for Black Friday! The stores will re-open for Black Friday at 8 pm on Thanksgiving night and remain open until 11 pm Friday, November 29. Over 850 items will be featured at Shopko store locations at door buster prices when doors open at 8 pm Thurs-

SWRMC adopts new visitation policy effective immediately

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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 NEW

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1377691 Georgetown Immaculate! Absolutely everything has been recently updated: flring, lite pkg., bathrooms. 3BD, 2.5BA. Custom kit. w/granite cntr tops, hardwood flrs, glass doors, SS appliance package and cabinetry. Must see to believe. Beau landscaped all on no outlet street. $139,900 S

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1366438 - Mt. Orab MUST SEE!! Beautiful bi-level nestled in the heart of Mount Orab. 3BD 2BA. Minutes from 68

1265584 - Mt. Orab - OWNER FINANCING! Flexible Terms!! Former Cahall Apparel Store in the heart of Mt. Orab. 1100 sq Y ft of store front office area FA M I L I T L MU w/4 add'l rental apts. Full walkout bsmt. Low maintence. 15 space parking lot with mo. income. Public Utilities. $199,900

1344978 - Lake Waynoka Immaculate two story brick home w/hugh cov. back porch. 5BD, 3BA. Brand new gourmet kit w/island. Huge living room. Open foyer. MBR bath has custom built vanity & Jacuzzi tub. Entire house freshly painted. >3300 sq ft L/A & a full bsmt. All on 3 lots. $198,500

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1376435 - Mt. Orab - Move-in Beauty! 3BD, 2BA. This corner location is ready to accept your growing family. Open floor plan, fully equipped kit w/island, neutral wall colors, study, MBR suite w/walk-in clst, French door walk-out to fully fenced back yard. Prof. landscaped. Immac!! $135,000

1373902 Mt. Orab Minutes to Eastgate. This corner location is superb for the growing family! Sunken Family Rm. & Kitchen area, gleaming laminate floors, mstr bdrm suite. 3BD, 2BA. Fully fenced yard w/2 car det. front entry garage. Upground pool w/surround decking. $115,000

1374087 - Ripley - Get ready to move! 3BR, 2 full Ba. Quaint & Spacious 2 story village home (Public water & sewer) w/partially finished walkout bsmt. Hdwd floors thru-out. Updated Kitchen,lighting, electric, patio & front door. Beautiful rock wall perinnial garden. $95,000

Mt Orab - Custom > 2200 sq ft ranch on public water and sewer. 3BR 3 Ba. >$30,000 invested in Mother-in-law suite. Nothing out there like this. Vacation like fenced back yard with pool, covered back porch and gazebo. Large Shed. $139,900 S

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1258238Sardinia3BD, 2BA, Almost 1500 sq.ft. of open living area. Master BD suite. Dining Rm. & Equipped eat-in Kitchen. Large front deck & covered back porch. Affordable living seconds off St. Rt. 32. Back yard completely privacy & fenced. 2 car carport. $79,900

Georgetown WOW! Total remodel! Refinished hardwood floors throughout! The Kitchen is amazingly updated. 1.5 story. 3BD, 1BA. Rolling 0.62 acre lot, detached garage, potting shed, full basement. Quaint quiet neighborhood. Walk to the Brown county Fair! WOW! $69,900

1355240- Mt. Orab- Total renovation* Modules have movable walls to set office space up to suit your needs*Newer HVAC, elec service, wndws (on tanning side) *HWH & flring thru-out *Tanning business sold separately *New stone facade *Office furniture is negotiable. $165,000. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY!

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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

1337896 - Mt. Orab - First offering! Full brick quad level home built like a fortress! 4BD, 2.5 BA. Former construction res./business office. Built in sound system, built in drafting table, 1st. floor MBR suite, WBFP, Hdwd under carpets. Cedar lined closets. Corner lot. $135,000 SO

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Georgetown - Walk back in time as you enter the front door of this magnificent home! 3BD, 1.5 BA. Double parlor, fluted wdwk w/rosettes. Wide baseboards & a cherry bannister. A dry cellar underneath. This home has a secure, local alarm system which can be transferred to the new owner. $74,500

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

1377086- Mt. Orab - Unique, yet immaculate wood sided home private, private, private nestled on 6.3 lush acres. Home has a ultra open floor plan w/views of the woods and creek that will satisfy any nature lover. Fully equipped kitchen w/ custom cabinetry and counter tops. MBR has a plumbed 2nd bathroom and a huge walk-in closet. 25 min drive to Eastgate. $114,700 SOLD

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1372239 - Mt. Orab - Very clean home ready to movein. Wonderful, large eat-in kitchen w/walkout to back deck the length of the house. 3BD, 2BA. All bdrms. have walkin closets. 24x32 garage. All on 1 acre. $69,900

1369230 - Mt. Orab - Brand New: HVAC, HWH, flooring, roof, 3BD, 2BA, mstr bath, int. doors, plumbing & elec. Fully equipped kitchen, drywall & paint. 24x16 super shed & 16x8 covered picnic area. 3.87 ac. w/1 acre in woods. Absolutely will not last!! $94,900 SO

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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. $137,500

1336285 Georgetown Great investment opportunity or home to raise your family. This 3 BR 2 Ba home is ready to move-in. Unique as it could function as a one or two family. New carpet, fresh paint, oversized 2 car gar. 1+ acre on public water & sewer w/2 separate taps. $72,500

1371574 - Mt. Orab - Elegant Custom Blt hm in Immaculate, Pristine cond 4BD, 2.5BA. *Cherry Kit cabnts *Fluted wdwk *Wainscoting*Beau liting pkgs *Fully equipped Kit w/lg eating area *2 fam.rms *Fully fin. bsmt w/bookshelves, blt in entertainment ctr, spec recessed liting *Priv wooded yard. $239,900 SO

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1367802 - Fayetteville - Quaint 3 bdrm. stick built tucked away on a gorgeous wooded lot. More than PRI CE ready to CHA N G E move in. Brand new flooring & subflooring, drywall, Kitchen cabinets & counter tops. Lighting, windows. 1 carport. $59,900

1363729 Georgetown 3000 sqft L/A. Historic home full of period touches. Natural wide baseboards, pocket drs &a parlor to name a few. New hdwd flooring & total DR renovation in '10. Enclosed back porch '08. Furnace, HWH, windows, roof & all plumbing '04. $148,500. 1355243Lake LoreleiPark-like setting for this well built cedar sided home w/separate mother-inlaw 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. $119,900

AUCTION

Rt. 52 Ripley, Oh. 45167

Sun. Nov. 17th 10:00 New Building Supplies +

Household- AntiquesCollectables- 12 Clocks- Cherry DeskTools- 99’ Chevy Blazer 4x4- Farmall Super C Tractor- Hahn Hi Boy- Farm GatesTrailer- WasherDryer- Freezer- Lots of Small Items & MoreBuying or Selling Call Today!!!

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513-315-4360

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1370921 Felicity Immaculate 8 yr old home located in a beau country setting with amazing views. 4BD, 3.5BA. 2 story with fin LL w/walkout. Fully equipped kit, vaulted ceiling in LR. Huge family rm. Baths on all levels. Beautifully landscaped, newly refinished deck & patio 5.6 ac. $199,900

PUBLIC AUCTION SUNDAY Nov. 10th, 2013 10:00 AM LOCATION- 675 South Second Street, Ripley, Ohio 45167 (Opposite end of building from Ripley Flea Market)

TOOLS- FURNITURE- MISC.- JUNK- CAMPING GEAR Table saws; Craftsman tool boxes; bench grinders; ladders; air compressors; car ramps; bolt bins; saws; drill press; lawn mowers; (10) NEW Pella thermo windows; oil furnace w/ AC; wood burning furnace add on; ice cream chair; side/side SS refrigerator; washers and dryers; modern roll-top desk; TV’s; Lots of tents, canopies, back packs, stoves, lanterns, camping gear; Lots of electric scooters, bikes, cars; much, glass display cases, much, much more! NOTE- This is a large, large auction. Plan on loading up your truck!

UPCOMING AUCTIONS TBA- A Genuine “Hoarder” Auction- This Person Collected everything! Tools; camping gear, building materials, guns, anything and everything…… 1,500 totes full! TBA- Moved from a TGIF- Tables, chairs, patio furniture, coolers, and collectables! TBA- Tools, DeWalt, Craftsman, Snap-on, Rigid, Guns, more.

PUBLIC AUCTION SAT. Nov. 16th, 2013 10:00 AM LOCATION- 946 S. Main St.-Georgetown, Oh 45121

SURPLUS PROPERTYVillages of Georgetown, Bethel, and Ripley, Ohio 2009 Police Dodge Charger; 2002 Police Impala; 2000 Police Impala; 2003 Pontiac Sunfire; 1997 Ford F-250 w/ 59,558 miles; 1998 Dodge 1500; 1994 Toyota Tacoma; 1993 GMC 250 Diesel; 1988 Ford F600 Diesel; 1979 Chevrolet one ton flat bed; 1967 Chevrolet bucket truck; 1988 GMC 3500 van; 1988 Chevrolet 2500; John Deere 316 w/ 48” deck; McLaughlin MCL-20 Boring Machine w/ 60’ of 8” auger; Sullair 185Q air compressor w/ John Deere Diesel engine; International sickle bar mower; 1994 2000 gal. Fuel tank; (2) 1993 John Deere 450 spreaders; Meyer C-9 Snow Plow; Monroe tailgate spreader; 36 Traffic Signal Heads; more! Terms- Payment in full on day of Auction. Cash, Check w/ ID, Visa, MasterCard with 3% handling fee.

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937-392-4308

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