News Democrat- RSS Feed Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:30:18 EST 1800 Mandala sculptures for the garden My friends joke about all the magazines that find their way to our home. I subscribe to several…ok…more than several…and my husband loves his magazines too. The cold weather has me sitting in my chair more and looking at old... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:41:35 EST Williamsburg Garden Club to meet The Williamsburg Garden Club will meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the First Presbyterian Church, locate at Second and Gay Streets. Hostesses for the evening will be Julia Hess, Sarah Tyo and Kim Whaley. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:56:31 EST Bearss to present ‘The Story of Gettysburg’ Contributed articleHistorian Ed Bearss will present “The Story of Gettysburg, The Battle” 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Gaslight Theater. The theater is located 301 S. Main Street, in Georgetown. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:16:34 EST Aretz to speak at Bethel Business Assoc. event Contributed articleBethel Business Association will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, at Grant Career Center-Conference Center. The center is located 718 W. Plane Street, in Bethel. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:46:31 EST Animal Shelter drive a success Contributed articleGuiding Ohio Online AmeriCorps member Tim Redick, in cooperation with the Brown County Library, recently completed a drive to collect needed supplies in support of the Brown County Animal Shelter. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:36:31 EST Mason-Owens engagement announced Contributed articleDavid and Jamie Mason, of Georgetown, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Ann, to Christopher Paul Owens, son of Roger and Maurita Owens, of Maysville, Ky. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:31:31 EST RULH students recognized By Carly Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:16:32 EST BCESC holds organizational meeting Contributed article Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:11:31 EST Don’t give up the fight My social circle was shaken a few days into the new year with an upsetting blog post. A friend I will call Mary is seriously ill. The blogger requested loving messages to her to be sewn into a quilt. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:16:35 EST WBYFC registration extended Contributed articleWestern Brown Youth Football and Cheerleading pre-registration has been extended until March 1. Visit the website at, for additional information. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:06:31 EST Four Chaplains services set Contributed article Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:51:31 EST Menus Georgetown Elementary Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:06:31 EST Four sentenced to prison By Carly Tamborskictamborski@civitasmedia.comFour more county individuals were sentenced to prison this month by Brown County Court of Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:06:33 EST State-Wide free financial aid event to be held at Chatfield College Contributed article Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:36:32 EST Units ready to rent By Carly Tamborskictamborski@civitasmedia.comMT. ORAB — The construction of a new senior-living facility in Mt. Orab has been completed, offering new opportunities to those 55 and older. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:26:33 EST Fifteen complete Southern State’s practical nursing program The 48th class of Southern State Community College's practical nursing program was honored during a special recognition ceremony held Dec. 11 on the college's Central Campus in Hillsboro. Fifteen students were recognized for completion of... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:11:32 EST College can be free for Brown County residents Every year in January, people make resolutions and plan for their self-improvement. Often this involves going back to school to start or finish that college degree. Concurrently, high school seniors bound for college begin to narrow down their... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:41:34 EST Celebrate the Super Bowl…safely Contributed article Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:31:32 EST Marriages Eathan L. Roush, 25, Aberdeen, plant/factory operator and Tiffany Nicole Newman, 23, Aberdeen, homemakerKevin Lee Enoch, 46, Belpre, towboat operator and Lisa Lynn Grierson, 50, Aberdeen, RN Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:26:32 EST NB&T Financial Reports Earnings for 2014 NB&T Financial Group, Inc., parent company of The National Bank and Trust Company (“NB&T”), Wilmington, Ohio, announced net income for 2014 was $4.8 million, or $1.41 basic earnings per share , an increase of 13.7 percent compared to $4.2... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:16:32 EST