Jamison, Richmond, Minshew conquer second race of 2017 Brushcreek season Manchester’s Cox signs with Rio basketball program Senior Profile: Andrew Weeks A dozen SHAC champions Thomas D Lute Sandra F Schwab Turning something broken into something beautiful Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide One dead, two injured in ATV accident 2017 Graduation Ceremonies West Union Alumni and Friends Educational Fund announces 2017 Scholarship Awards TAG students tour Pennsylvania Commissioners proclaim Older Americans Month Building an anti-drug culture one t-shirt at a time SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS NAES students awarded Science Camp scholarships SSCC’s Associate Degree Nursing program celebrates graduation Bauman selected to National 4-H Congress Lois Pertuset Hazel Nixon Philip L Paeltz Manchester Youth Volleyball Camp begins May 30 Jase Thatcher Figgins’ walk-off winner sends North Adams to Division III sectional finals Lady Hounds top East 10-3 in sectional opener Commissioner Pell, union reps travel to DC Forgotten experience brings back good memories for WUHS seniors Gordon Boldman Local teen injured in jeep accident BCI Investigation underway Rick Arnold Happy Mother’s Day- Do you want food? Robert Hodge Melvin Tipton Lady Dragons Basketball Camp begins May 22 Lady Devils Basketball Camp is May 30-June 1 National Day of Prayer celebrated in county NAES students enjoy day at GABP Car strikes Amish buggy near Winchester Eldon J Shoenleben Farming out life lessons to children and parents Proposed Medicaid changes could cost Adams County millions Annual ‘Redneck Run” returns to Manchester May 13 They really were the best of times West Union hosts Junior High, High School County Track Meets Figgins signs with SSCC Soccer Perfect again! Senior Profile: Caley Grooms James T Hughes Anderson signs with Rio Grande Basketball Senior Profile: Miranda Schiltz Playing for Dad, Part II Lady Indians win SHAC Big School title Danny Bryant Sadie Stamm Franklin E Brayfield Softball, baseball tourney match ups announced Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall coming to Georgetown next week Southern Ohio Genealogical Society offers program on ‘Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center’ Joseph A Johnson Jr Kramer tosses two shutouts in five days Trip to Akron = two more wins for Lady Indians softball Devils blank Dragons in non-conference battle Meade twins part of Rio baseball program Playing for Dad Senior Profile: Madison Welch As Mr. Seas It, for ACOVSD High School graduates We stayed up all night with Bob Clean up of Manchester’s abandoned gas stations continues Ribbon cutting held for canoe/kayak access sites Columbus Industries donates driveway repair to Animal Shelter North Adams Elementary recognizes March Students of the Month Animal Shelter Adoption Center announces new hours of operation Major road construction planned for summer months West Union Elementary honors March Students of the Month Charles D Jordan Betty Ginn Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday Missing Adams County man is found Lady Hounds fall to Whiteoak in slugfest Calvert’s walk-off gives Hounds 9-8 win over Whiteoak Charles A Benjamin Give My Regards to Broadway Joyce Berry 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


One dead, two injured in ATV accident

At 2:57 a.m. on Friday, May 19, the Adams County Sheriff's Communication Center took a report of an ATV crash in the area of the 2400 block of Island Creek Road in Monroe Township.  The caller reported that one of the persons involved in the crash was not breathing. Deputies from the Adams Count

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2017 Graduation Ceremonies

West Union High School    Friday, May 19   7 p.m. North Adams High School   Saturday, May 20    1:30 p.m. Peebles High School     Sunday, May 21    2 p.m. Adams County Christian School    Sunday, May 21    2:30 p.m. Manchester High School     Friday, May 26    7 p.m.

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From left, Dennis Sizemore, Scholarship winners Madison Welch and Chelsey Yates, and Janet Campbell.

West Union Alumni and Friends Educational Fund announces 2017 Scholarship Awards

The West Union Alumni and Friends Educational Fund is pleased to announce its 2017 scholarship award recipients. Chelsey Yates and Madison Welch, two graduating West Union High School seniors who were awarded multi-year scholarships. Chelsey Yates plans to attend Shawnee State University to pursue

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Derek Minshew in Victory Lane after winning in his Legend Car in action at the Brushcreek Motorsports Complex on May 13.

Jamison, Richmond, Minshew conquer second race of 2017 Brushcreek season

By Steven Partin -  Saturday night, May 13, was the second points racing event of the 2017 season at the Brushcreek Motorsports Complex, dubbed Graphic Creations Pole Shuffle Night. Beautiful weather brought blue skies and drivers ready to attack the track. A record count of Sport Mod racers set

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Present at last Friday’s signing at Manchester High School were: Front row, from left, Steve Cox (father), Kaulen Cox, and Melania Cox (mother); Back row, from left, Jamie Wilkins (MHS Principal), Chris Young (MHS Athletic Director), Joey Darnell (MHS Boys Varsity Basketball Coach), and Len Collins (Rio Grande Basketball)

Manchester’s Cox signs with Rio basketball program

Story and photo by Mark Carpenter -  Another local student/athlete will be continuing his athletic endeavors at the collegiate level as Manchester's Kaulen Cox signed his letter of intent to become a member of the Rio Grande Redstorm basketball program. The official signing took place in a cerem

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From left, Manchester’s Kelsey Friend, North Adams’ Brooklyn Wylie, and Peebles’ Cherokee Runyon compete in the 400 Meter Dash at last Friday night’s SHAC track meet at Lynchburg.

A dozen SHAC champions

Conference track meet good to county squads -  Story and photos by Mark Carpenter -  Lynchburg High School was the site on Friday, May 12 for the 2017 Southern Hills Athletic Conference Track Meet and the evening turned out to be a productive one for the teams and student/athletes from Adams C

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