BHS Girls Sectional Results at Columbus North Swim Sectionals.7th place finish at sectionals (14 teams)Overall Record Best season in history of BHS (15-4 EIAC; 24-6 non-conf)200 free relay broke school record in 1:50.14 (Storms, Daulton, Poltrack, Gutzwiller)Old record 1:50.39 (Villani, Daulton, Gutzwiller, Hall) 14-15Team Results. Bloomington South 499, Bloomington North 360, Columbus North 355, Columbus East 202, East Central 162, Greensburg 155, BHS 121, Milan 97, South Dearborn 86, South Ripley 86, Edgewood 42, Oldenburg Academy 40, Trinity Lutheran 37, Lawrenceburg 18.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach T. J. Greene.
Laurel, In. — Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Laurel man in connection with the theft of two motor vehicles from the Lakeview area.The theft was originally reported in October of 2016, quickly James Shelton, 18, of Laurel, was identified as a suspect. Police say Shelton was taken to the Franklin County Security Center on Monday and a 17-year-old juvenile could face charges.If convicted for felony burglary and theft Shelton could receive up to six years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
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A handful of Lady Pirate track athletes competed at two different indoor locations over the weekend. Lily Grimes was the only Greensburg girl to travel to UIndy for the Whiteland HSR Qualifier on Friday night. She placed 3rd in shot with an indoor PR of 39’5.5″. She is currently ranked 2nd among all the small school throwers in the state of Indiana and will be competing at the Hoosier State Relays on Saturday March 24.On Saturday morning a small group of Lady Pirates traveled to Purdue University to compete in the McCutcheon HSR Qualifier. The day started with freshman Elizabeth Pavy placing 25th in the 55m dash out of 55 girls with a time of 8.26. Freshman Shannon Pake tied for 7th in High Jump with a 4’6 clearance. Cami Jones, Cathy Newhart, Julia Ankney, and Brenner Hanna of the 3200m Relay team placed 3rd with 10:36.84. A similar group of Newhart, Pavy, Jones, and Hanna also did well in the 4000 Distance Medley Relay by placing 3rd in 13:38.32.Another small group of track athletes will be traveling to DePauw this Friday to try to improve on their marks and qualify for HSR. Updated small school rankings can be found at http://iatccc.org/hsr/ Courtesy of Pirates Coach Katina Tekulve.
Those surviving who will cherish Alma’s memory include one sister, Angela Probst of Sunman, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Julius M. Miller in May of 1975; two sisters, Marie Brunsman and Betty Gillman, and two brothers, Raymond Schuck and George Schuck. Memorial contributions can be directed to All Saints Parish – New Alsace Campus, St. Nicholas School or for Masses. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Alma Miller. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Parish – New Alsace Campus; Rosary will be prayed at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Alma O. Miller, of Sunman, was born on February 7, 1920 in St. Leon, the daughter of Phillip and Catherine Bischoff Schuck. She married Julius M. Miller on September 7, 1949 at St. Nicholas Church. Alma helped Julius on their farm and was a member of All Saints Parish – formerly St. Paul, New Alsace and was active in their Ladies Sodality. She also volunteered at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville and enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling and playing cards. On Friday, March 30, 2018 at the age of 98, she passed away at Ripley Crossing in Milan.
Joe Jones, age 77, of West Harrison, Indiana died Monday, April 9, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.Born September 21, 1940 in Manchester, Kentucky he was one of six children born to the late John & Daisy (Hibbard) Jones. On August 24, 1965 he was united in marriage to the former Glenna Wooley, and she survives.Joe was retired from Hamilton Foundry in Hamilton, Ohio where he had worked for over 42 years as a molder. In his leisure time he enjoyed farming and working on his land.Besides Glenna, his loving wife of nearly 53 years, survivors include several nieces & nephews.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his five brothers & sisters.Family & friends may visit from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the services at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Pastor Jim Webster of the Oak Forest Church of Christ will officiate the Funeral Services at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home. Burial will then follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Mt. Carmel, Indiana.Memorial contributions may be directed to Smile Train or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Jones family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .
ORVC Weekly Report (September 3-8)Players of the Week.Volleyball: Keely Fink – Southwestern and Lexi Hanson – MilanGirls Cross Country: Megan Cole – South RipleyBoys Cross Country: Damon Hughes – Jac-Cen-DelGirls Golf: Katie Hertz – Shawe MemorialGirls Soccer: Natuski Fukazawa – SouthwesternBoys Soccer: Landon Cole – Jac-Cen-DelORVC Report(September 3-8)2018 (2)Courtesy of ORVC Recorder Travis Calvert.
William W. Kemp, 74, of Osgood passed away at 3pm on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born at Bethesda, Ohio on October 24, 1944 the son of E. W. and Betty Good Kemp. He was married to Barbara Raney on December 29, 1993 and she survives. Other survivors include one son Bill Kemp of Osgood; one daughter Greta (David) Stover of Greensboro, Maryland; two step-sons James (Karen) Fye of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Brad (Tracy) Fye of Arnold, Maryland; two step-daughters Becky (Stan) Piernick, and Barbara (Randy) McCue both of New Braunfels, Texas; one grandson; Robert Stover and 20 step-grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; one brother David (Sheila) Kemp of Barnesville, Ohio; one niece Delise (Scott) Simonton of Rittman, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents. Mr. Kemp was a 1963 graduate of Martin’s Ferry (Ohio) High School. He was also a graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Technology as well as DeVry University. He was an electrical technician for Westinghouse in Glen Burnie, Maryland and while employed there his job also took him to Tehran, Iran. He retired from Northrop Grumman in 2003 after 36 years. Bill authored a book entitled “The Winged Warriors” and had done extensive genealogical work on the Kemp family. He was also a HAM radio operator. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and wood carving. Bill was a member of the Tanglewood Baptist Church, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Hazen Masonic Lodge #251, and was a lifetime member of the NRA. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 11th at 7pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Stephen Mullins of the Tanglewood Baptist Church officiating. The Osgood Masonic Lodge will conduct services at 6:45pm on Sunday at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 12th at 1pm at the Ebenezer Cemetery in Bethesda, Ohio with Pastor Ed Eberhart officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday from 5pm until time of services. Memorials may be given to the Tanglewood Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
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Helen Ruth Kain, age 80 of West Harrison, Indiana passed away at her home Sunday, November 25, 2018. Born March 3, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio the daughter of William and Helen Ruth (Zink) Talbot.Helen married Grover Lee Kain July 29, 1961 in Covington, Kentucky. Worked as a nurse for West Park Nursing Home for over 27 years.Helen is survived by her daughter Leah (Don) Jump of West Harrison, Indiana. Grandmother of eight and great grandmother of five. Sister of Raymond Howcraft.Preceded in death by her parents William and Helen Ruth Talbot, husband Grover Lee Kain and Brothers Sonny Howcraft, Joe Howcraft and Ward Talbot.Services will be held at a later date.