Joe L Easter William E Foster Margaret Belcher John M Cheatham Ronnie Simpson Under new management county hospital is thriving against all odds Historic fairground gazebo demolished One year later, still no arrests in Rhoden family murders There will be trouble in River City! Monna L Fitzgerald Jesse Carrington Janice M Sowards Rhoden family members make plea for tips in Pike Co murders of loved ones Quilting – the art that’s no longer just for Grandma Young is Adams County recipient of Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Wenstrup recognized as Community Health Advocate Ready, set, go! 25th annual Egg Hunt draws hundreds Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen Humane Society encourages responsible animal ownership ACCS holds annual Science Fair Peebles Elementary names March Students of the Month Pierce fires perfect game as Peebles blanks West Union Hunters preparing for 2017 Wild Turkey Season Lady Hounds fall 12-3 at Lynchburg Dragons lose early lead, drop SHAC match up with Fayetteville, 13-6 Senior Profile: Isaiah Anderson Devils roll to big SHAC win at Ripley Despite soggy night, WUHS hosts annual Invitational Meet Celebrities for a night George F Carr Jr Teresa S Hoskins Mary B McClure Richard B Collins Randall D Fetters Former Manchester officer indicted on five counts WUHS student wins state Beta Club Secretary’s seat OVCTC students part of state competition S.R. 73 closed for culvert replacement Peebles Lions Club holds first Easter Egg Hunt Weyrich graduates with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics North Adams Elementary releases Honor Roll for Third grading Period Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni Olympic athlete speaks at April 6 SAAM event Venture Hawks end their basketball season with a victory at WUHS Devils baseball sweeps doubleheader from Northwest Greyhounds gain SHAC split, split twinbill with East England signs with Rio Grande golf Pierce fans 16, Lady Indians blank Eastern Brown 4-0 Maybe somebody on the river does have a plan Senior Profile: Ryan Dryden Enjoying the view Still a time for celebration Carl R Brown Lena R Staggs Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects Merlan Shoemaker Dwayne E Thompson Help is on the line! West Union Elementary honors February Students of the Month WUHS hosts 2017 All-County Arts and Music Festival Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak Access Grand Opening set for April 20 Kasich cracks down on opiate-based prescriptions West Union High School students have successful trip to State Beta Convention North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention ACRMC hosts annual Health Fair Robert H Bushman Senior Profile: Skylar Newman Nine-run inning leads Lady Hounds to run rule win over West Union WUHS foursome breaks school record First county baseball battle goes to the Greyhounds On the road, Lady Indians pick up two more SHAC victories Senior Profile: Christa Williams One more ‘shining moment’ for SHAC seniors at C103 All-Star Game Esie M Chandler Phyllis Adkins Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments Cornell tosses no-hitter, Fenton goes deep, Dragons open season with 11-0 SHAC win over Whiteoak New Verizon store opening in West Union Stephen R Palmer Dual culvert replacements for SR 73 Deana P Grooms Tim Phipps Marcella Walker Alvin R Mitchum Senior Profile: Chase Darnell SHAC hoopsters shine at District 14 All-Star Game Greyhounds run rule St. Pat, 15-0 Indians drop SHAC opener West Union hosts early JH Track Meet North Adams student wins state Beta Club President’s seat Anna B Copas Charles A Nelson Nation’s #1 movie comes to stage Artectis hosts grand opening Waiting for the ax to fall, who’s to blame? WU Seniors going to State Sci. Fair Peebles Elem. releases Honor Roll Finding the strength to endure They fought for us Born and raised “free range”

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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