Memories on Memorial Day A soldier’s story, a family’s grief Thank You for your sacrifice Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute Former PES teacher dies in tragic accident All County Senior Citizens Day celebrated Parks signs with SSCC Soccer Senior Profile: Lexie Bunn Jessie Rodgers Memorial Day services set for county Truly our greatest generation Bertha Lashley Maia Swartz Jessie Rodgers Errors spell the end of Devils’ baseball season Senior Profile: Carry Hayslip Lady Hounds’ season ends with tourney loss to Paint Valley North Adams hosts Youth Volleyball Camp Time to get “Stroke Savvy” OVCTC, GE host Community Service Day 65 years in the pulpit 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


A soldier's story, a family's grief

The invisible scars of war remain decades after conflict end -  By Patricia Beech -  The loss of a loved one in war leaves a painful void in a family, even if that soldier dies in an unpopular war like Vietnam. The loss of a son or daughter was something many families from the Vietnam War era

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Thank You for your sacrifice

By Mark Carpenter -  Those who know me best know of my love for the study of the Civil War. All the proof you need is one scan of the titles on the numerous bookshelves at my home. As Memorial Day 2017 approaches, I cannot help but think of the 600,000 men who gave their lives in that brutal war

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Banners such as this one proudly fly on the streets of Seaman, honoring local veterans who have served

Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute

Military photo banners will fly on Main Street from May to November -  By Patricia Beech -  Photo by Mark Carpenter -  The Seaman community is kicking off its Memorial Day celebrations by hanging banners along Main Street that display full-military-dress photographs of local veterans. The 2 x

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Present for the signing ceremony on May 11 were, front row, from left, Michael Parks (father), Austin Parks, and Talitha Parks (mother); Back row, from left, Tony Williams (NAHS Athletic Director), Tim Swart (SSCC Men’s Soccer Coach), and Isaac Wooten (NAHS Boys Soccer Coach).

Parks signs with SSCC Soccer

By Mark Carpenter -  Yet another Adams County student/athlete will be continuing his athletic endeavors at the next level for the next two seasons as North Adams senior Austin Parks recently signed his letter of intent to become part of the men's soccer program at Southern State Community Colleg

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Going into the final game of the season, center fielder Aaliyah Smith led the Manchester Lady Hounds in hitting, with 18 hits in 40 official at-bats for a .450 average.

Lady Hounds’ season ends with tourney loss to Paint Valley

Story and photo by Mark Carpenter -  The 2017 softball season came to a close for Coach John Kennedy and his Manchester Lady Greyhounds on May 11 as they ventured to Paint Valley to face off with the Lady Bearcats. Knowing they had a tough task going in with Paint Valley having one of the top pi

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North Adams hosts Youth Volleyball Camp

By Mark Carpenter -  The North Adams Lady Devils volleyball program recently hosted their annual Youth Volleyball Camp, conducted by varsity coach Katie Ragan and JV coach Keisha Lewis. This year's camp ran from May 8-10 and was attended by 25 girls from grades four through seven. The high schoo

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