Helen Kerr Anna L DeMint The garden that got us through the winter months Virginia L Fricker JV Devils top Northwest 51-34 Senior Profile: Caitlin Young North Adams moves to 7-5 with 16-point Homecoming win over Northwest Held to a higher standard Claudia J Purtee Shaylee E Prewitt Questions still linger in Stuart explosion Richard Holsinger J Ruth Madden Frank E Swayne Robert Bechdolt Sara D Hatfield Barbara Goodwin Jeffrey Frederick Grace E Myers Johnny A Sullender Sr. Senator Joe Uecker sworn-in for second term Wenstrup sworn in for third term in House Ronald L Chochard Patrick P Clift Samuel W Freeland Senior Profile: Casey Mullenix Lady Dragons win ugly, taking Classic consolation game over Manchester, 48-45 Greyhounds roll by West Union to take Classic consolation game, 82-58 History made as Ward takes oath of office Peter A Bennington Tangela R King McDonald’s Classic crowns 2016 champions MVP Arey leads Peebles to McDonald’s Classic title, Indians outlast North Adams 82-76 in double overtime thriller Lady Devils get Classic three-peat, make it 10 of 11, 14 titles for Coach Davis Senior Profile: Raegan Dick Teaching students the power of giving Kids at Children’s Home gifted with shopping spree Marion Liming Dorothy Huff John R Murphy Michael L McAninch Rita Rogers Edward L Combs Ronald W Staggs Mary H Grooms Gladys Wilson Donald Barnhill Monda Van Vorren Deborah Spires Senior Profile: Andre Wolke Indians pull away in second half, get past Manchester 71-58 in Classic semis On home floor, Lady Indians move to Classic title game North Adams handles West Union, Devils move to Classic finals with 68-53 victory Lady Devils roll into Classic championship Beth E Rowley Leatrice Lewis Senior Profile: Justin Aldridge Mary Helterbridle Wanda Huffman PES Performing Arts entertains at Hometown Christmas Adams County Manor sends holiday wishes Peebles Lions Club hosts Christmas breakfast Elusive Elf on a Shelf makes a return visit to PES Santas in blue spread Christmas cheer in a very special way Senior Profile: Aubrey McFarland WUHS holds Hall of Fame induction ceremonies WUHS Academic Team has undefeated season Serving those who served their country From Pearl Harbor to ‘America’s Got Talent’, 93-year-old WWII vet is still going strong Yester Years brings a touch of old to the new Merry Christmas to you all North Adams Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners Peebles High School hosts Homecoming ceremonies Children in need receive gifts at PES Adams County Manor holds annual Door Decorating Contest WUHS celebrates with numerous Christmas activities Halftime lead quickly vanishes, Dragons fall to Northwest 73-62 in Saturday night non-conference match up Tammy S Scott Oscar Hilterbrandt Neil R Swayne Beulah M Daniels McDonald’s Classic begins Dec. 27 Letters to Santa Senior Profile: Tyler Swearingen Leadership Adams donates to local outreach programs North Adams student/athletes are part of Holiday Sharing Event Senior Profile: Kylie Lucas West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2 WUES holds annual Spelling Bee NAHS Art students help out the Humane Society Peebles Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners CTC FCCLA / Culinary Arts class holds Cancer Awareness Drive Amen receives Distinguished Service Award ‘Tis the season for family-past, present, and future MHS Computer Class aces MOS Exam WUES recognizes November Bus Riders of the Month NAHS Beta Club sponsors canned food drive Peebles Elementary announces November Students of the Month Crisis text line reaches out during the holidays Paul Wesley Ailshire

The Fantastic 4-H’ers May meetings and activities

The Fantastic 4H Club meeting was held May 3 at Adams County Fairgrounds, in West Union. Pledges were led by new members Alexis Barr, Mike Teyber, Alyssa Hayslip, Lillie Kabler, Kyle Buckamneer and Jacob Snider.

Members present were Alexis Barr, Michael Teyber, Lillie Kabler, Kyle Buckamneer, Jacob Snider, Skilar Coffman, Chris Fox, Jacob Fox, Maria Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Ashley Hayslip,Eric Holbrook, Joseph Kimmerly, Samuel M Kimmerly, Jacob Miley, Krisheana Pitre, Karrie Streber, and Alizabeth Snider. Advisors present: Michele Holbrook, Sharon Miley, Brian Miley and Linda Kimmerly. Members Jacob Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Jacob Snider and Alizabeth Snider have met their six meeting requirement at this meeting.

Items discussed was T-shirt orders, and Community Service “Rest For The Weary” bench building for the Adams County Fairgrounds. Karrie Streber gave a Health Report on Water Intake.

Livestock Members Karrie Streber, Michael Teyber, Lillie Kabler, Kyle Buckamneer, Jacob Snider, Skilar Coffman, Chris Fox, Jacob Fox, Maria Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Ashley Hayslip, Eric Holbrook, Joseph Kimmerly, Samuel M Kimmerly, Jacob Miley, Krisheana Pitre, Alizabeth Snider, and Jacob Snider attended Skillathon at OVCTC on May 6 and 7.

Market Goat Tag, May 9, Adams County Fairgrounds. Club member/Jr. Fairboard member Joseph Kimmerly was tagger for the goats. Members: Chris Fox, Jacob Fox, Maria Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Ashley Hayslip, Eric Holbrook, Joseph Kimmerly, Samuel M Kimmerly, Jacob Miley, Alizabeth Snider, Jacob Snider, and Michael Teyber tagged in their market goats.

Feeder Calf Tag in May 9, Adams County Fairgrounds. Members Krisheana Pitre, Joseph Kimmerly and Samuel M Kimmerly tagged in their feeder calves.

Horse Check-In, Adams County Fairgrounds. Members Karrie Streber, Maria Fox and Jacob Fox registered, and checked in their Horses.

Informal Meeting/covered dish/cook out was held May 17 at the Kimmerly Residence on Brewer Road. Members present: Kyle Buckamneer, Skilar Coffman, Chris Fox, Jacob Fox, Maria Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Ahsley Hayslip, Eric Holbrook, Lillie Kabler, Joseph Kimmerly, Samuel M Kimmerly, Jacob Miley, Krisheana Pitre, Alizabeth Snider, and Karrie Streber. Advisors present included Brian Miley, Sharon Miley, Michele Holbrook, Samuel Kimmerly Jr. and Linda Kimmerly.

Member Karrie Streber met her sixth meeting requirement at this meeting. Each Member chose their own colors for their t-shirts. Members decided to do an Educational Display at the fair. Benches were built and one coat of paint was applied to the benches. Samuel M. Kimmerly did his project related demonstration on First Aid in Action. Joseph Kimmerly did his project related demonstration on the benches he was building for project “My Hands To Larger Service”

A meeting was held May 31, at the Adams County Fairgrounds. T-shirt money was collected. Members discussed a Beautification project at the Fairgrounds. Maria Fox is entering the Queens contest. New members brought their goats to the meeting and a mock show was held for practice. Members Kyle Buckamneer and Michael Teyber met their six meeting requirement at this meeting. Members present were:Kyle Buckamneer, Maria Fox, Alyssa Hayslip, Ashley Hayslip, Eric Holbrook, Lillie Kabler, Alizabeth Snider, Jacob Snider and Michael Teyber. Advisor present Michele Holbrook.

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