Richard Francis Frank B Young William Scaff Gregory A Silvia Jr Davis now the winningest coach in Lady Devils basketball history Clutch plays give Green Devils OT win Eighth grade Greyhounds go on the road, grab 55-41 conference win at Whiteoak Lady Indians can’t hang on, fall to Eastern Brown Indians open up with big Homecoming win Greyhounds drilled by Fairfield in season opener How to sell 94 losses NAES leads local schools represented at PBIS Showcase PHS Beta Club recognized as National School of Distinction MES wins Momentum Award for second year running Fire destroys Winchester business Martha Becraft Cynthia A Sopher Clarys Holliday Basketball Special: 2017-18 Justice girls lead Peebles to win over Felicity Senior Profile: Adison Wright Lady Dragons slain by buzzer-beater Freshmen double-doubles lead Lady Hounds to win in opener County mourns passing of OVSD Board member Tom Reed Peebles man arrested in connection with woman’s disappearance Leaving a written legacy Not really ready to go back to pioneer days Peebles Jr./Sr. High School awarded PBIS Bronze Award North Adams High School named National Beta School of Distinction Operation Christmas Child collects 1,867 boxes Samantha Jameson honored as Young Professional of the Year Youth Deer Season again plagued by bad weather Humane Society hosting Ugly Christmas Sweater contest Dec. 9 Local centenarian celebrates birthday number 100 with family and friends Jerry R Pratt Edward Lykins Jr NAES students focus on spreading kindness Leland P Sautter Kelly B Anderson Dorothy Grooms Sharon D Brumley Anna J Grooms Local student/athletes awarded Wendy’s Heisman Awards Lady Devils JV triumph in opener Senior Profile: Colten Ball Peebles hosts SHAC Boys Preview Lady Devils fall in tough opener Janet A Pedicord Nettie R Fleshman Senior Profile: Sianna Mills North Adams boys ride the ‘3’ train to victory Lady Devils trounce Georgetown Senior Profile: Austin Stamper North Adams’ Williams named OIAAA Administrator of the Year County hoops squads on display in SHAC Girls Preview Going off the grid Michael L Chamblin A newer, kinder county pound takes a more humane approach TAG students are winners at Invention Convention Adams County Florist decks the halls Thomas J Reed Shirley A Stiffler Sharon G Wright Lottie J Meade June R Williams Lions and Cowboys and no Bengals, thankfully Senior Profile: Tyler Horsley North Adams sweeps Manchester Cheer Championships Indians face tough test in first pre-season scrimmage Senior Profile: Abby Faulkner Seas reflects on second state tournament experience NA’s Harper signs to continue hoops career at Rio Grande Hendrickson named Assistant Coach of the Year in Division III girls soccer Take the hint, it’s Thanksgiving time again Small Business Saturday in Adams County Art Council’s newest production will have you ‘laughing through your tears’ North Adams students working to help the homeless Grateful Richard A Graham #SawyerStrong Billy L Smalley With some help from Adams County, Ohio Statehouse now has wheelchair charging station Wenstrup announces re-election campaign Delta Dental provides two local schools with new drinking fountains Ernie McFarland honored by Ohio Bankers League Veterans Day parade, ceremony held in West Union Adams County schools celebrate Veterans Day Being the change November: As Mr. Seas it Protecting Ohio seniors from rising healthcare costs It’s November-have some soup and pie SHAC Boys Preview is Nov. 24 at Peebles June Hall Alice B Himes Claudia U Mitchell TRAFFIC ALERT: SR 41 restrictions set for Saturday Jewell Foster Senior Profile: Nicholas Fish SHAC Girls Preview set for Nov. 17 Senior Profile: Lakyn Hupp

James R Brown

James Ronald Brown, 81, of Bowling Green, passed away on August 9, 2017.  He was born in Vanceburg, Ky., and was preceded in death by his parents, Jarvey Jackson Brown and Beulah Chaney Brown, and siblings, Helen Brown Fannin, Carolyn Sue Brown Rutherford, and Kenny Wayne Brown.

James lived most of his life in Adams County, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a carpenter by trade for more than 55 years. He worked at Kings Island Amusement Park in Cincinnati for more than 27 years as the Maintenance Department/Carpenter Foreman. When he retired, he had his own business doing handyman jobs. Jim was a member of North Bowling Green Church of God. He loved his Lord and Savior, he loved his family, and he loved his work, often crafting items from wood for his family.

He is survived by his wife of more than 60 years, Cora Franklin Brown; daughter, Ronda Heming (Jerry) of Bowling Green; son, R. Dean Brown (Lisa) of San Antonio, Texas; four grandchildren, Andrea Heming, Jeremy Heming (Bethany), Rebecca Credit (Weston), and Katherine Brown; one great grandson, Jonah Heming; two sisters, Janet Earles and Janice Stamper (Dave); one sister in-law, Barbara Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, August 14th at J.C. Kirby and Son, Lovers Lane Chapel.  Visitation will be Sunday 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM and 9:00 AM until time for services at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Bowling Green Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to North Bowling Green Church of God Building Fund, 5515 Louisville Road, Bowling Green, KY.


  1. We love you Pappaw and Gran. We are getting there as soon as we can. You are the best grandpa a girl could ask for.

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