Helen Kerr Anna L DeMint The garden that got us through the winter months Virginia L Fricker JV Devils top Northwest 51-34 Senior Profile: Caitlin Young North Adams moves to 7-5 with 16-point Homecoming win over Northwest Held to a higher standard Claudia J Purtee Shaylee E Prewitt Questions still linger in Stuart explosion Richard Holsinger J Ruth Madden Frank E Swayne Robert Bechdolt Sara D Hatfield Barbara Goodwin Jeffrey Frederick Grace E Myers Johnny A Sullender Sr. Senator Joe Uecker sworn-in for second term Wenstrup sworn in for third term in House Ronald L Chochard Patrick P Clift Samuel W Freeland Senior Profile: Casey Mullenix Lady Dragons win ugly, taking Classic consolation game over Manchester, 48-45 Greyhounds roll by West Union to take Classic consolation game, 82-58 History made as Ward takes oath of office Peter A Bennington Tangela R King McDonald’s Classic crowns 2016 champions MVP Arey leads Peebles to McDonald’s Classic title, Indians outlast North Adams 82-76 in double overtime thriller Lady Devils get Classic three-peat, make it 10 of 11, 14 titles for Coach Davis Senior Profile: Raegan Dick Teaching students the power of giving Kids at Children’s Home gifted with shopping spree Marion Liming Dorothy Huff John R Murphy Michael L McAninch Rita Rogers Edward L Combs Ronald W Staggs Mary H Grooms Gladys Wilson Donald Barnhill Monda Van Vorren Deborah Spires Senior Profile: Andre Wolke Indians pull away in second half, get past Manchester 71-58 in Classic semis On home floor, Lady Indians move to Classic title game North Adams handles West Union, Devils move to Classic finals with 68-53 victory Lady Devils roll into Classic championship Beth E Rowley Leatrice Lewis Senior Profile: Justin Aldridge Mary Helterbridle Wanda Huffman PES Performing Arts entertains at Hometown Christmas Adams County Manor sends holiday wishes Peebles Lions Club hosts Christmas breakfast Elusive Elf on a Shelf makes a return visit to PES Santas in blue spread Christmas cheer in a very special way Senior Profile: Aubrey McFarland WUHS holds Hall of Fame induction ceremonies WUHS Academic Team has undefeated season Serving those who served their country From Pearl Harbor to ‘America’s Got Talent’, 93-year-old WWII vet is still going strong Yester Years brings a touch of old to the new Merry Christmas to you all North Adams Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners Peebles High School hosts Homecoming ceremonies Children in need receive gifts at PES Adams County Manor holds annual Door Decorating Contest WUHS celebrates with numerous Christmas activities Halftime lead quickly vanishes, Dragons fall to Northwest 73-62 in Saturday night non-conference match up Tammy S Scott Oscar Hilterbrandt Neil R Swayne Beulah M Daniels McDonald’s Classic begins Dec. 27 Letters to Santa Senior Profile: Tyler Swearingen Leadership Adams donates to local outreach programs North Adams student/athletes are part of Holiday Sharing Event Senior Profile: Kylie Lucas West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2 WUES holds annual Spelling Bee NAHS Art students help out the Humane Society Peebles Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners CTC FCCLA / Culinary Arts class holds Cancer Awareness Drive Amen receives Distinguished Service Award ‘Tis the season for family-past, present, and future MHS Computer Class aces MOS Exam WUES recognizes November Bus Riders of the Month NAHS Beta Club sponsors canned food drive Peebles Elementary announces November Students of the Month Crisis text line reaches out during the holidays Paul Wesley Ailshire

Betty E Lawson Sanborn

image_138Betty Ellen Lawson Sanborn, age 93 of Higginsport, Ohio, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at her daughter’s home in Batavia, Ohio.  She was born August 21, 1923 in Genoa, Nebraska the daughter of the late Charles and Isabelle Lawson.  Betty was also preceded in death by her husband – Earl Sanborn and her brother – Charlie Lawson.

She graduated from Genoa High School in Genoa, Nebraska in 1941 and briefly taught in a one room schoolhouse in rural Nebraska before qualifying for a job with the FBI in Washington, D.C.  She worked in the offices of the FBI for nineteen years before retiring to raise her family.  In Washington, Betty met a naval officer from Higginsport, Ohio who was stationed there during the war.  On December 17, 1949 she married Earl Sanborn and they became parents of two daughters, Sandra and Nancy.  Upon retirement, they moved briefly to Higginsport, then spent five years in Florida, finally moving back to Higginsport permanently in 1975.  During her lifetime, Betty love taking care of her family.  She enjoyed golfing, bingo and taking care of her grandchildren.  After Earl’s death in 2007, Betty divided time between living with her daughters in Higginsport and Batavia.  She enjoyed many years participating in the Clermont County Senior Services Adult Daycare program and loved playing cards and word search puzzles.

Betty is survived by her two daughters – Sandra (Leonard) Germann of Higginsport, Ohio and Nancy (Mark) Herron of Batavia, Ohio; five grandchildren – Christina (Brandon) Reed of Cincinnati, Ohio, Kelly Germann of Higginsport, Ohio and Nicholas, Lucas and Jared Herron of Batavia, Ohio.

Private graveside services will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Confidence Cemetery in Georgetown, Ohio.  Pastor Jay Madigan will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Cahall Funeral Home of Georgetown, Ohio is serving the family.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to:  Clermont County Senior Services Adult Daycare Center or to the Brown County Humane Society.

Condolences may be sent to the family at:  www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com

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