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 Joan Cockrell

West Union honor roll announced

The fourth nine weeks honor roll for West Union Elementary includes:

6-1 (Mrs. Mason) A’s: Savannah Allen, Braxton Blanton and Grace Creamer.

Molly Fuller 6-2 (Mrs. Brown) A’s

6-4 (Mrs. Kessler) A’s: Maci Shoemaker, Lindsey Taylor and Makara Vice.

6-1 (Mrs. Mason) A/B: Sophia Blevins, Haley Butcher and Jordan Gibson.

6-2 (Mrs. Brown) A/B: Ethan Boldman, Alex Grooms, Kendra Grooms, Noah Howlett and Rylee Thompson.

6-3 (Mrs. Edington) A/B: Paige Carroll, Corey Gardner, Brian Hunt and Levi Price.

6-4 (Mrs. Kessler) A/B: Amy Brewer, Lacey Deskins, Ronald Maxfield, Anna Olderham, Mackenzie Silvia, Alyson Simpson and Kaytlynn Thomas.

5-1 (Mrs. Weeks) A’s: Jalynn Bennett, Kaitlyn Davis and Derrick Pell.

5-2 (Mrs. Calvert) A’s: Cameron Campbell, Avery Condon, Alexis Cruea, Braiden Dees, Makenzie Fischer, Shaman Light, Maddie McMillin, Dakota Pell, Alexa Rowe and Aden Weeks.

5-3 (Mrs. Holsinger) A’s: Shelbie Music.

5-4 (Mrs. Fuller) A’s: Isabella Baldwin, Evan Bryant, Haylee Davis, Molly Purcell, Adelyn Shupert, Madison Taylor and Olivia Tolle.

5-1 (Mrs. Weeks) A/B: Thomas Arthon, Sasha Blythe, Trey Davis, Dylan Hardymon, Brooklynn Hayslip, Austin King, Camriella Lewis, Shelby Murphy and Makenzie Pollitt.

5-2 (Mrs. Calvert) A/B: Zephan Frost, Ciarra Gilbert, Savannah Gorman, Nick Haag and Makyla Sturgill.

5-3 (Mrs. Holsinger) A/B: Kayden Francis, James Hess, Tristan King and Madison Swearingen.

5-4 (Mrs. Fuller) A/B: Joseph Ables, Rachel Carter, Evan Edmisten, Brady Egnor, Josh Fenton, Lexi Mullikin, Braxton Shoemaker, Ashlyn Yates and Curtis Yates.

5-5 (Mrs. Dearing) A’s: Lucy Gabbert, Harley Helterbridle, Jacob Kissick, Cheyann Luschek, Kylei Miller, Gracie Purdin, Miranda Tumbleson and Heavenly Ziezulka.

5-5 (Mrs. Dearing) A/B: Annie Abbott, Evan Dibiaso, Zoieola Flores and Eyan Trotter.

4-1 (Mrs.Bissantz) A’s: Jaiana White, Clarinda “Clare” Stapleton, Payton Stapleton and Audrey Weakley.

4-2 (Ms. Cropper) A’s: Kaitlyn Vogler

4-4 (Mrs.Thompson) A’s: Baylee Bellamy, Brooklyn Finfrock and Teslyn McClanahan.

4-1 (Mrs.Bissantz) A/B: Jordan Hicks, Rheanna Boldman, Tanner Adkins, Judah Akers, Aidan Brown, Jackson Cooper, Isaiah Howelett, Gregory McCann, Natalie Scott, Sammi Starnes, Tye-Michael McKee, Brittia “Grace” Moore, Suzanna “Suzy” Sutterfield and Ethan Thompson.

4-2 (Ms. Cropper) A/B: Kayla Emery, Christopher Gehring, Charlie Littleton, Alexis Blevins, Colin May, Alyssa Nolan, Kristrauna Tackett, Jacie Swayne and Caron Tolle .

4-3 (Mrs. Meyer) A/B: Rylie Abbott, Lakota Boldman, Kilee Campbell, Mason Cox, Hope Jordan, Daniel Fernandez, Branson Grooms, Kaylen Barrett, Eshell Durden, Hannah Ford, Tallie McClanahan, Minnie Potts, and Connor Stephenson.

Maisy Yeager 4-4 (Mrs.Thompson) A/B: Carley Hayslip, Carly Leonard, Cheyenne Allen, Jesse Dozier, Taylor Dozier, Colby Harover, Tamara Holbrook, Paden Parker, Zylie Pettit, Joseph Schulz, Ashlee Starnes and Aden Wilson.

3-3 (Mrs.Salinas) A’s: Blake Baldwin, Korynne Blanton, Sara Boldman, Carson Brinker, Wesley Ellis, Dalton Fenton, Gabe Fite, Katie Hunter, and Sharon Lin.

3-4 (Mrs. Young) A’s: Chesnee Ayres, Kayden Hayslip, Lauren Hoop, Elayna Kingsolver, Bailey Mullins, Brandt Seaman, Gracelyn Spires and MaKinlee Stevenson.

3-2 (Mrs. Whalen) A/B: Morgan Adamson and Alex Trimble.

3-3 (Mrs.Salinas) A/B: Scotlyn Adams, Tyler Carson, Hannah Grooms, Jakob Jaeger, Sam Kimmerly, Austin Mingee, Cadeance Mowen, Lilly Rogers, America Roush and Trinity Thomas.

3-4 (Mrs. Young) A/B: Maleah Cook, Tucker Crase, Daulten Davis, Emily Evans, JT Graham, Troy Green, Matthew Griffis, Logan Grooms, Amber Hicks, Kaia Huneke, Jaylynn Mason, Kristrin Tackett and Chase Taylor.

3-5 (Ms. Hoffer) A’s: Liberty Abner, Alexis Baldridge, Emily Caldwell and Vallon Clark.

3-5 (Mrs.Hoffer) A/B: Landon Grooms, Carter Jones, Lyric King, David McClannahan, Ashley Mefford, Victoria Nelms, Kylie Silvia and Jessica Stephenson.

2-1 (Mrs. Griffis) A’s: Abigail Biggs and Ryken Copas.

2-2 (Mrs.Bennington) A’s: Kyra Akers and Andrea Cougill.

2-3 (Mrs. Baldwin) A’s: Nathan Bayless and Gavin Jarvis and den Lewis.

2-4 (Mrs. Raynard) A’s: Adyson Craycraft, Carter Hall, Reagan Kersey, Breanna Lejzerowicz, Noah Pennington, Ashlah Staten

Makayla Setty, Kalli Swearingen, Kymora Webb and Jasmine Traylor.

2-1 (Mrs. Griffis) A/B: Mercede Barlow, Carson Best, Kiley Cooper, Aiden Fossyl, Caitlin Lowe, Joseph Maynard, Lily Randolph and Lillian Reed.

2-2 (Mrs.Bennington) A/B: Blaine Crawford, Owen Davis, Jacob Day, Jadyn Fick, Nathaniel Horsley, Sarah Riddell, James Smith, Shelby Stephenson, Treyland Sullivan, Noah Wood and Raegan Yates.

2-3 (Mrs. Baldwin) A/B: Baylee Brinker, Alexis Cowan, Brooklynn Egnor, Robert Horsley, Tyler Knisley, Cloee McClanahan, Tristine Newman, Isabellah Schneider and Alexah Taylor.

2-4 (Mrs. Raynard) A/B: Tason Buda, James Haas, Hattie Littleton, McKenna Nichols, Skylan Pennington, Ariana Rothwell, Zachary Shoemakerm and Christian Malone.

2-5 (Mrs. Roades) A’s: Hunter Davis, Elijah Gaffin, Kylie Gardner, Kyla Kidder, Madison Lejzerowicz, Jayce Rothwell, Miley Smith, Mackenzie Stout, Marissa Thiel, Lucy Watkins, Jenny Whitley and Madasyn Young.

2-5 (Mrs. Roades) A/B: Brooklyn Baker, Mahkenna Boldman, Hayley Crabtree, Brayden Davis, Jade Forman, Trae Grooms, Nolan Hayslip, Willy Nickell and Wyatt Traylor.

1-1 (Ms. Sellers) A’s: Alaina Benedict, Megan Boldman, Olivia Hess and Emma Crawford

1-2 (Ms. Hackathorn) A’s: Raylee Brummett, Emily Stapleton and Maddison Tolle.

1-3 (Mrs. Fenton) A’s: Nate Fooce, Alisha Hargett, Nina McCann, Brylee Mills, Darian Smith and Shelbi Weakle.

1-4 (Ms. Taylor) A: Annabelle Bushelman, Adam Cooper, Andrew Creamer and Sydney Ward.

1-1 (Ms. Sellers) A/B: Kiley Brewer, Abigail Fitzgerald, Briceton Green, Liam Purcell, Madyson Ramey, Desiree Resibios, Carlee Taylor and Brionna Williams.

1-2 (Ms. Hackathorn) A/B: Logan Caldwell, Cherokeela Johnson, Tegan Knox, Ayanna Rutledge, Braydon Taylor, Jacob Yates and Owen Yeager.

1-3 (Mrs. Fenton) A/B: Jaden Caudill, Grant Hunter, Izaiah Kennedy, Amaya Luithle and Rylee Williams.

1-4 (Ms. Taylor) A/B: Gabrielle Bohannon, Logan Bradford, Baylee Francis, Carsen Francis, Kyler Grooms, Lea McNeilan and Kayla Pollard.

1-5 (Mrs. Johnson) A’s: Alexus Hembree and Joe Lin.

Unit 1 (Mrs. Emerson) A’s: Menphis Hawkins.

1-5 (Mrs. Johnson ) A/B: Brendon Crothers, Nevaeh Elliott, David Jarvis, Heath Knisley, Nevaeh Malone, Brayden Ross, Madalyn Swayne and Carson Walker.

1-5 (Mrs. Emerson) A/B: Richard Dillon, Raegyn King, Dalton Norman and Jacob Snider.

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