News Democrat- RSS Feed http://newsdemocrat.com/ http://newsdemocrat.com/ Fri, 22 May 2015 18:50:24 EST 1800 Don’t forget to plant some beans http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/153550033/Dont-forget-to-plant-some-beans When spring arrived on the farm in the 1950s and 60s not only did we work long and hard planting the crops to sell or to feed our livestock with, but we also made certain the garden was planted also. At that time the farmer's wives depended... Wed, 20 May 2015 17:56:35 EST Trooper retiring after 35 yrs. http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153530573/Trooper-retiring-after-35-yrs. GEORGETOWN - Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Robert King received recognition for 35 years of service from Captain Paul Hermes Friday morning at the Georgetown Post. He received a certificate and a patch with seven stars, each representing five... Wed, 20 May 2015 17:01:34 EST US 68 to be closed for culvert replacement http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news-news_education/153588712/US-68-to-be-closed-for-culvert-replacement Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation Brown County Highway Maintenance Facility have scheduled a culvert replacement project on US Route 68 next month, requiring a one-week closure of the route. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:10 EST Broomsedge: That orange to brown weed http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news-news_agricultural/153588247/Broomsedge:-That-orange-to-brown-weed This information showed up in a recent Beef Blog, and I know several people ask about this weed every year, so I figured this would be good to share. This includes some good information for a plan to eventually get rid of the problem. This article was... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:04 EST Steps to streamline money management http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/153564995/Steps-to-streamline-money-management If your financial life is confined to boxes, file cabinets and various piles of statements and receipts that only you can navigate, it might be time for a little de-cluttering. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:01 EST What’s in your bucket? http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural/153580799/Whats-in-your-bucket “Is your garden planted?” is the question of the week. I have planted my early garden, but no green beans are in the ground yet. It is time to get cracking. I am ready to plant tomatoes, but will wait until I have some bagged mulch to put... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:38 EST Grandpa comes for a visit http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/153599475/Grandpa-comes-for-a-visit “Grandpa's are coming!” “Grandpa's are coming!” Excitement reigned. Waiting can be tough for anyone but especially so for a 3 year old who is eagerly anticipating the arrival of out-of-state grandparents. We had... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:06 EST Chamber welcomes Williams http://newsdemocrat.com/news/business-news/153461029/Chamber-welcomes-Williams By Carly Tamborskictamborski@civitasmedia.comGEORGETOWN — The Brown County Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed their new office manager, Dannielle Williams. Sat, 16 May 2015 21:11:32 EST Educators offered personal development http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_education/153484342/Educators-offered-personal-development The Brown County Educational Service Center, Region 14 State Support Team, and Southern Ohio Educational Service Center are teaming up to offer area teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals free professional development opportunities. Summer... Sat, 16 May 2015 18:26:32 EST Bick speaks to Sardinia Historical Society http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle/153484098/Bick-speaks-to-Sardinia-Historical-Society By Jan Crawford Sat, 16 May 2015 18:21:31 EST 5th annual Green Camp scheduled http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/153483889/5th-annual-Green-Camp-scheduled Brown County Soil and Water Conservation District, in collaboration with Adams Brown Recycling and Rumpke, announces the fifth annual Green Camp. Campers will learn about many environmental topics including solid waste management, recycling, water... Sat, 16 May 2015 18:16:31 EST Hudson students visit Golden Years Adult Activity Center http://newsdemocrat.com/news/lifestyle-news_education/153483652/Hudson-students-visit-Golden-Years-Adult-Activity-Center Hudson High School students, under the direction of English Teacher, Lani Banner, visited the Golden Years Activity Center in Georgetown. This year the visit took place on Tuesday, April 21. Students Abby Villenover and Laura Loostera, along with... Sat, 16 May 2015 18:06:33 EST May is older Americans month http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/153482129/May-is-older-Americans-month May is a pretty special time of the year at our Agency – it's Older Americans Month! It's a time to celebrate the wonderful contributions given by so many older Ohioans in our communities and express our gratitude for their years of... Sat, 16 May 2015 17:21:33 EST Stein Hospice named a 2015 Hospice Honors Elite recipient http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/153505957/Stein-Hospice-named-a-2015-Hospice-Honors-Elite-recipient GEORGETOWN - The Georgetown office of Stein Hospice has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta, an industry leader in data-driven management. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of... Sat, 16 May 2015 16:36:31 EST 4 sentenced to prison http://newsdemocrat.com/news/blotter-news/153503879/4-sentenced-to-prison Staff reportGEORGETOWN — Four men were recently sentenced by Brown County Court of Common Pleas Judge Scott T. Gusweiler. Sat, 16 May 2015 15:41:31 EST Safe Communities joins NHTSA to prevent motorcycle crashes http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/153476613/Safe-Communities-joins-NHTSA-to-prevent-motorcycle-crashes Brown County Safe Communities would like to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to “share the road” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on the... Sat, 16 May 2015 15:11:31 EST Memorial Day services planned in county http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news/153502422/Memorial-Day-services-planned-in-county The following Memorial Day activities have been reported to The News Democrat. The deadline for Thursday's newspaper is 5 p.m. Monday.Decatur Sat, 16 May 2015 15:01:31 EST Florida Disability Chamber creates entrepreneurs http://newsdemocrat.com/news/opinion/153422735/Florida-Disability-Chamber-creates-entrepreneurs It was the nation's first. The Orlando-based Central Florida Disability Chamber currently has more than 420 members and a mission statement of providing “information and education on business creation and growth, specifically designed for... Sat, 16 May 2015 14:16:34 EST Krusade Dinner set for Dovetail http://newsdemocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153503439/Krusade-Dinner-set-for-Dovetail Supplementary Assistance to the Handicapped is launching a new fundraiser that will help to fund KAMP Dovetail, which is just weeks away from its 34th season. Sat, 16 May 2015 14:11:34 EST Pests in the garden http://newsdemocrat.com/news/news_agricultural-opinion/153422510/Pests-in-the-garden When gardeners gather and start talking about their gardens the subject always turns to some type of damage from pests like deer, rabbits, chipmunks, squirrels, ground hogs, etc. You will remember that I have tried to find ways to have wildlife visit... Sat, 16 May 2015 14:11:31 EST