Anne Kiley Louiso Brodt Roberta (Rogers) Hunt Ralph A Downs Ira L Anderson Hannah J Teegarden e-Edition 7-27-16 Claude Adkins Judy A Dunkin 2016 Adams County Fair draws high praise Dishers celebrating 72 years of marriage Caraway part of Ohio delegation at RNC BREAKING NEWS! Sheriff busts major grow operation Betty M Shadley Bill Parker Hard work pays off, 2016 Adams County Fair a big success Junior Deputies enjoy night at GABP Shelter dogs get new play yard Adams County Summer R.E.C. program again a success Hot at the right time, West Union tops North Adams to win SHYL “B” Baseball Tournament Soccer season approaches, Lady Devils are part of Eastern Brown Shootout Joyce A McClanahan After a year’s absence, Peebles returns to capture Barnyard Olympics title Thirty youngsters compete in annual Defender Cornhole Tournament Martha Crothers Siders is 2016 Beef Ambassador Caped Crusader brings message of hope to local children Sheriff holds Junior Deputy Camp in Peebles Lady Devils host volleyball tournament, win volleyball tournament Peebles rolls to Class ‘C’ Tournament championship Homemade ice cream is worth the wait Faulconer, Williams will be wed Aug. 6 Davis, Grooms plan Aug. 6 wedding Celebrating 60 years of marriage 125th Adams County Fair begins with sunshine, large crowds, big parade Defender Cornhole Tournament returning to fair on July 15 Richard Dillon Sr. Al Roettele, Jr. Steve L Lucas Lions Club hosts Fourth of July parade in West Union Sidewalk construction project beginning in Peebles NAHS Beta Club travels to New Orleans Late inning rally falls short, West Union falls in Sub-D final West Union wins first two “B” tournament games MHS Volleyball hosts “Red, White, and Greyhound Blue” 5K Run/Walk Adams, Warnock, Partin light up night with Firestorm wins at Brushcreek Class for soccer officials offered Dominating across the river That was then and this is now Stanley McFarland Walter W Huffman Defender columnist publishes book of short essays Congressman Wenstrup visits North Adams Library Agricultural Society awarded $50,000 matching grant Devilish Darlings fall in Sub-D Softball tournament Lady Devils host JV Girls Shootout Edith L Swayne Michael A Polley Zeda M Branscome Richard “Dick” Ryan Roger D Hayslip Adams County Fair Preview Trio of county high schools named Bronze Medal Schools Adams County winners announced in 34th Annual Senior Citizens Art Show Children get hands-on experience with Ohio reptiles Young Ag Professionals are the future of Adams County farm families You could tell the farmer by the hat North Adams knocks off Peebles in ‘B’ tourney Johnson, Frost, Spriggs awarded OHSAA Scholarships form SE District The world turned upside down (and a few tears) Greyhound football program begins summer workouts, lifting and agility emphasized Summer League basketball action winding down After a long wait, Rose finally inducted in Reds Hall of Fame Bobbie W Jacobs James H Kain Conna Volk Stevie G Lykins Georgia D Dryden Social service agencies bring relief to local veterans Spearheaded by concerned parents, ROCK focused on revitalizing Manchester community All-District Softball teams are announced Johnny E. Verax Janie Poarch Juanita Hanson Five finalists announced for 2016 Adams County Fair Queen Contest David L Lehman We still swear it wasn’t poison ivy In “B” baseball battle, West Union tops Peebles 11-7 Hillsboro hosts Varsity Boys Basketball Shootout Warnock, Partin rock n’ roll to victory on 1950’s Night at Brushcreek Commissioners launch “Adams County Cares” Author Julie Salamon visits North Adams Library 43rd Annual Ramblin Relics “Run For Fun” is coming this Saturday Betty E Shoemaker Mike and Paulette Roberts will be Grand Marshals in July 4 parade Local airman found dead in Idaho Jury finds Gaffin guilty on all counts William E. Fetters Leadership Adams hosts Youth Academy graduation 2016 Fur and Feather Ambassadors selected Commissioners to hold evening session in Manchester on June 21

Anne Kiley Louiso Brodt

Anne Kiley Louiso Brodt age 83 years of West Union, died Sunday July 24, 2016 at the Adams County Manor Nursing Home.  Mrs. Brodt was born July 17, 1933, the daughter of the late John and Carrie (Bickett) Kiley in St. Martin, Ohio.  Besides her parents. Mrs. Brodt was preceded in death by her brothers Jack and Denny Kiley and her sister Justine Aubry.
Mrs. Brodt is survived by her four sons, Mike and Patti Louiso of Batavia, Randy and Linda Louiso of West Union, Mark and Donna Louiso of Moscow, and Todd and Jane Louiso of Zionsville, Ind.; eight daughters, Janet Herring of Fayetteville, Dot and Jim Ramos of Santa Barbara, Calif., Debbie and Danny Barber of Fayetteville, Kay and Mark Little of Galena, Ohio, Cindy and Mitch Erwin of Fayetteville, Sandy Cotherman of Saegertown, Pa., Roberta (Bert) and Jeff Darnell of Farmington Hills, Mich., Annette and Mike Houch of Wilmington.
Also surviving is her former husband John Brodt of West Union; four brothers, Harvey and Joyce Kiley of Sanibel Island, Fla., Ray and Betty Kiley of Hillsboro, Bob and Barb Kiley of Fayetteville, and Ralph Kiley of Fayetteville; two sisters, Mary and John Medley of Owensboro, Ky. and Sister Dorothy Kiley of Cincinnati; also many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday July 30, 2016 at noon at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in West Union with Father Ted Kosse officiating.  Mass of Christian Burial will follow in the St. Martin Cemetery in Fayetteville.  Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until  the time of services at the church.
Family kindly requests if interested that donations be sent to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Roberta (Rogers) Hunt

Roberta C. (Rogers) Hunt, age 88, passed away on July 22, 2016.  She was a resident of Williamsburg, Ohio. She was the loving mother of Edwin Hunt (Janice), and the late Russell Hunt and Sandra Benson; Grandmother of Heather Strobl, Eric Fottenbury, Amy Brossart, Meagan Hunt, Zachary Hunt and Brittany Benson; Great-grandmother of Kayleigh Brossart; […]

Ralph A Downs

Ralph A. Downs, age 84 years, died July 18, 2016 in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Adams County, Ohio on July 15, 1932 to Arthur and Lena Bell (Jenner) Downs.  Ralph graduated from Winchester High School in 1950.  He moved to Ruskin, Fla. in 1972 and to Pensacola in 2004. Ralph was a retired […]

Ira L Anderson

Ira Leeray Anderson, 49, of Aberdeen, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the UC Medical Center in Cincinnati.  He was born March 12, 1967 in Hamilton County, Ohio.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia (Baker) Evans; son, Christian Lee Anderson and mother, Betty Jean Anderson. The visitation is Friday, July 29, 2016 […]

Hannah J Teegarden

Hannah J Teegarden, 96, formerly of Ripley, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Adams County Manor. She was born Jan. 20, 1920 in Ripley to the late Stace and Lucille (Smith) Coslett. She belonged to the Christian Church of Ripley and formerly worked at the US Shoe Factory. In addition to her parents she […]

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