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 Wenstrup recognized as Community Health Advocate Ready, set, go! 25th annual Egg Hunt draws hundreds Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen Humane Society encourages responsible animal ownership ACCS holds annual Science Fair Peebles Elementary names March Students of the Month Pierce fires perfect game as Peebles blanks West Union Hunters preparing for 2017 Wild Turkey Season Lady Hounds fall 12-3 at Lynchburg Dragons lose early lead, drop SHAC match up with Fayetteville, 13-6 Senior Profile: Isaiah Anderson Devils roll to big SHAC win at Ripley Despite soggy night, WUHS hosts annual Invitational Meet Celebrities for a night George F Carr Jr Teresa S Hoskins Mary B McClure Richard B Collins Randall D Fetters Former Manchester officer indicted on five counts WUHS student wins state Beta Club Secretary’s seat OVCTC students part of state competition S.R. 73 closed for culvert replacement Peebles Lions Club holds first Easter Egg Hunt Weyrich graduates with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics North Adams Elementary releases Honor Roll for Third grading Period Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni Olympic athlete speaks at April 6 SAAM event Venture Hawks end their basketball season with a victory at WUHS Devils baseball sweeps doubleheader from Northwest Greyhounds gain SHAC split, split twinbill with East England signs with Rio Grande golf Pierce fans 16, Lady Indians blank Eastern Brown 4-0 Maybe somebody on the river does have a plan Senior Profile: Ryan Dryden Enjoying the view Still a time for celebration Carl R Brown Lena R Staggs Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects Merlan Shoemaker Dwayne E Thompson Help is on the line! West Union Elementary honors February Students of the Month WUHS hosts 2017 All-County Arts and Music Festival Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak Access Grand Opening set for April 20 Kasich cracks down on opiate-based prescriptions West Union High School students have successful trip to State Beta Convention North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention ACRMC hosts annual Health Fair Robert H Bushman Senior Profile: Skylar Newman Nine-run inning leads Lady Hounds to run rule win over West Union WUHS foursome breaks school record First county baseball battle goes to the Greyhounds On the road, Lady Indians pick up two more SHAC victories Senior Profile: Christa Williams One more ‘shining moment’ for SHAC seniors at C103 All-Star Game Esie M Chandler Phyllis Adkins Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments Cornell tosses no-hitter, Fenton goes deep, Dragons open season with 11-0 SHAC win over Whiteoak New Verizon store opening in West Union Stephen R Palmer Dual culvert replacements for SR 73 Deana P Grooms Tim Phipps Marcella Walker Alvin R Mitchum Senior Profile: Chase Darnell SHAC hoopsters shine at District 14 All-Star Game Greyhounds run rule St. Pat, 15-0 Indians drop SHAC opener West Union hosts early JH Track Meet North Adams student wins state Beta Club President’s seat Anna B Copas Charles A Nelson

Olympic Youth Rally held at Northwest

The 26th annual Olympic Youth Rally was held on Friday, May 8, at Northwest High School gymnasium. Participants came from Adams County, Milford, Otway and Waverly Bible rallies. The Olympic Rally brings to a close a great year of sword drill and bible quiz competition.

For more information on becoming involved in one of the area rallies next season, contact Jody and Beth Stevens at 740-372-3243.

The results of the 2015 Olympic Rally:

Junior Quiz: Swauger Valley FWB, first- Kiara Clark, Landon Bravo, Alyson Bailey, Kristen Bailey, Kinsley McDermott, Madilyn Clausing; The Harvest Barn, second- Brianna Carson, Nataleigh Blankenship; Tick Ridge Community, third- Ricky Gambill, Dylan Essman, Carter Essman, AJ Fraley, Alexandria Adams.

Senior Quiz: Rehobeth Mission, first- Alison Nichols, Skye Hiles, Lena Allen, Ethan Winters, Katlyn Atkins; Berean Baptist, second- Luke Stevens, Drew Stevens, Seth Stevens, David Woodring, Kayla Woodring, Abby Howard, Allison Hickman, Kylie Vallandingham, Josh Goodwin; East Liberty, third- Eddie Hayslip, Lisa Hayslip, Mason Cooper, Harley Silvia.

Primary Swords: West Union Christian Union, first- Isabella Dettwillar, Lauren Hoop, Karlee Lawson; Sciotoville Nazarene, second- Elizabeth Cooper; Northside CCCU, third- Kaylen Barrett, Anny Mae Cluxton.

Junior Swords: Union Hill Church, first- Caitlin Mullins, Mason Lewis; Full Life Church, second- Trenton McCann, Lauren Partin; Swauger Valley FWB, third- Kiara Clark, Landon Bravo, Alyson Bailey.

Senior Swords: Berean Baptist (A), first- Luke Stevens, Josh Goodwin, Kayla Woodring; West Union CU, second- Michala Chaney, Rebekah McCarty, Mitchell Toney; Rehobeth Mission, third- Alison Nichols, Skye Hiles, Lena Allen, Ethan Winters, Katlyn Adkins.

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