Peebles celebrates Hometown Christmas Health Department to begin random inspections of septic systems across Adam County Adams County Pound hosts Holiday Open House, Adoption Event Be-Deviled Listen to the rhythm of the falling rain G Leroy Disher William L Ivarson Jr Senior Profile: Braydan Gaffin Senior Profile: Ethan Pennywitt Senior Center spreading Christmas cheer Stout named Administrator of Monarch Meadows 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


The security measures at Hometown Christmas in Peebles were not tight enough to keep this dastardly fellow from getting in and trying to swipe that last big bulb off of the village Christmas tree.  All reports say that he failed and may have even had a “change of heart” after seeing all the holiday celebrations.

Peebles celebrates Hometown Christmas

  Local students provide holiday entertainment -  By Patricia Beech -  Several hundred people braved the winter weather on Saturday evening, Dec. 9, to gather in downtown Peebles for the village's Hometown Christmas celebration. "It gets bigger and better every year," said PABA President

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Pictured, from left:  Jason Environmental Health Director for the Adams County Health Department, and Dr. William Hablitzel, Director of the Adams County Health Department.

Health Department to begin random inspections of septic systems across Adam County

  Economic Development Office will provide grant funding for system repairs and replacement -  By Patricia Beech -  If your drains are slow and a noxious "Porta-Potty" odor has invaded your home, chances are your septic system isn't operating like it should. Septic systems are designed t

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Deputy Dog Warden Donnie Swayne, third from left, and Adams County Commissioner Ty Pell, far right, are among those pictured here at last weekend’s Open House at the Adams County Dog Pound.

Adams County Pound hosts Holiday Open House, Adoption Event

  Staff and volunteers work to improve pound's image, raise public awareness -  By Patricia Beech -  Deputy Dog Warden Donnie Swayne and the staff of the Adams County Dog Pound and Kennel on Saturday, Dec. 9 welcomed over 40 guests to their first holiday Open House and Pet Adoption Event

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Peebles’ Christian Reed, left, battles with Eastern’ Mikayla Farris for position in the post in action from Monday night’s varsity girls game.

Lady Indians can’t hang on, fall to Eastern Brown

  By Mark Carpenter -  It was a valiant effort that came up short on Monday, Dec. 4 at Peebles High School. There, the Peebles Lady Indians hosted the vaunted Eastern Lady Warriors in Southern Hills Athletic Conference action and in a game of big runs, the final one belonged to the Lady Wa

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Peebles point guard Weston Browning looks for an open teammate as he is swarmed in the lane by Whiteoak defenders.  Browning scored 12 points in the Indians’ 65-50 win last Friday night.

Indians open up with big Homecoming win

  Peebles tops Whiteoak 65-50 in SHAC action -  By Mark Carpenter -  Photo by Roy Willman -  It is unique to have your Homecoming Night in your season opener, but that is what took place last Friday evening in Peebles as the Indians played host to the Whiteoak Wildcats in a Southern H

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How to sell 94 losses

  By Mark Carpenter -  From April to October we often wonder if the Cincinnati Reds do anything right. On two days in early December, the Reds do everything right. If you are a Reds fan and have never attended Redsfest, you need to make it a priority next year. The Duke Energy Convention C

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