County Sheriff's Office, Ohio - Sheriff George W. Lavender, Jr.


Ross County Law Enforcement Complex Memorial Gardens Project

This is the 2nd year  for the memorial garden. This project is under the supervision of Mrs. Sandy Hollis. This garden is dedicated to Fallen Police, Deputies, fallen Veteran's of Foreign Wars, and Citizens that has had an impact on Ross County. Please take the time to walk down 2nd street at the Law Enforcement Complex to view the names of who the plants and dedication plaques pay tribute to.

Below are photographs of the Memorial Gardens Project for 2011. The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the following businesses and private citizens that donated to this garden.

The Ross County Commissioners James Caldwell, Frank Hirsch and Doug Corcoran who have engaged the help of Springdale Nursery for the re-design and planting of the front north side of the Law Complex as well as the donation of the trees. Also a special thank you to Administrative Assistant Kelly Shelton and foreman Joe Wilt for their efforts with this special project. Council ladies Nancy Ames, Queen Lester and Pat Patrick for their donation of 5 flats of flowers. Cathy Primer from the Parks and Recreation for all the mulch. Mr. and Mrs. Terry Grubb for their donation of fertilizer. Three Locks Gravel for their donation of top soil. Susan Smith from T.S. Greenhouse for the 3 flats of flowers. Yoder's Greenhouse for their perennials. Wal-Mart Super Center for their donation of perennials.

S.A.L.T. members for their donation of flowers. Charlie Ortman for the removal of the old soil. Alvis House men for all their hours of hard work of planting as well &3 cleaning around the project site. Thank you to Tom McPeek for allowing his men to serve our community. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Molnar for their donation of plants for the planters on the 2nd and Paint St. corner.

Thank you to everyone!

Sandy Hollis, Committee Chairperson





                          Early Spring 2011  

   Late  Summer 2011

Early Fall 2011