Annual Junior Fair Beef BBQ is Thursday night BREAKING NEWS: Blanton found guilty on all counts Earl Jackson It was really worth the wait Barnes retires from Water District Board of Trustees Blanton rape, kidnapping trial continues at courthouse Serpent Mound hosts Archaeology Day Local woman receives Red Cross Hero award Republican committee appoints new Commissioner Officer Hayes reinstated in Manchester The Edge: Previewing the 2016 Ohio State Buckeyes West Union golfers have the experience of a lifetime Meade twins awarded OHSBCA Scholarships Lady Indians fall to Valley Devils roll in SHAC opener, topping Eastern 7-1 Senior Profile: Nathan Buck Lady Dragons drop volleyball opener Boerger back for second year with North Adams XC PHS Soccer starts with season sweep Toole gets 1,000th dig, Lady Devils get thrilling win in season opener Young Lady Indians looking for successful 2016 Devils open with big 7-2 victory Senior Profile: Cassie Campbell Wrong kind of thunder for Lady Devils Lady Dragons take first in county golf tri-match Marine Corps holds annual 5K Run at Wheat Ridge ‘Friday Night Lights’ shine bright on the Dragons 2016 Prep Football Preview Michael L Morgan John E Thomas Junior Fair Beef BBQ is Sept. 1 Adams County teachers attend SSCC Chemistry Workshop Adams County Safe Community Coalition’s goal is to end drunk driving Fultons celebrate 50 years of marriage Winchester Homecoming launches county festival season Young Lady Indians looking for successful 2016 Lady Dragons take first in county golf tri-match Marine Corps holds annual 5K Run at Wheat Ridge SHAC holds 2016 Soccer Preview Kaiden Spratt Steve Gibson Margaret J Lute Joshua D Grooms Priscilla Nixon Lady Devils on hunt for another gold ball Donald E Shiveley Mary S McDaniel Wayne Austin Roy L Grooms SENIOR PROFILE: Maddie Toole County Cup again belongs to West Union, four Dragons are All-County golfers North Adams plays host to annual SHAC Volleyball Preview Night Lady Dragons top Eastern, two others in quad match Is there cause for concern? We peeked at a solar eclipse Defender celebrates 150th year of publication Junior Deputy Boot Camp promotes drug prevention Caraway colleagues say farewell Jayce CJ Bradford Jimmy L Miller Derek Blevins Mildred Hanson Patty Boldman Statement from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles S. Reader Charles E Hayslip OVCTC Yearbook Class makes history, and it took a village Geneva Boone Archaeology Day coming to Serpent Mound Local firefighter laid to rest Wayne Township and Manchester join OhioCheckbook.com River Days hosts Baby Show ROCK hosts Spelling Bee as part of Manchester River Days Local business sells big lottery winner The first brick grill…almost Another one bites the dust West Union, North Adams golfers open 2016 season With lots of numbers, Peebles boys soccer looks to pick up the tempo Benintendi settles in with the Red Sox An Umpire’s Perspective on Coach Behavior Thanks to NFL, Freedom Field will be a lot brighter for fans Manchester ‘C’ girls finish season undefeated Under new head coach, Lady Hounds looking to compete in SHAC race Dragons blank Indians in pre-season soccer scrimmage River Days celebration include Saturday morning 5K race Lady Indians part of three-day pre-season volleyball camp ACCC hosts Junior League Club Championship on Aug. 4 Martha L Marsden John H. Brodt Timothy E. Mahon Tanya Richendollar Herman notches hole-in-one at Kenton Station course Despite low numbers, Lady Dragons optimistic about 2016 volleyball season Manchester celebrates 225 years with River Days fun in the village American Legion Post installs Flag Retirement Drop Box Cowboy Copas concert is Aug. 20 CTC adopts professional dress code Pamela Dunson Lady Devils soccer looking to continue recent success in 2016 Marine Corps 5K is set for Aug. 20

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ohio Valley JVSD special meeting set

The Ohio Valley Joint Vocational School District is having a special meeting on Tuesday, June 9 at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center in West Union at 7 p.m. There will be a Vocational Advisory Committee meeting immediately following the board meeting.

Manchester board to meet

The Manchester Local School District will meet in regular session 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10 at Manchester High School. The Facilities Committee will meet before the board meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Alumni Dinner in Sinking Spring

The annual Sinking Spring School Alumni dinner will be held on Saturday, June 13 at the Sinking Spring Community Center, also known as the former school gymnasium. Guests are encouraged to wear red, white and blue in honor of Flag Day. The social hour is from 4-6 p.m. Dinner will be a catered buffet served at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $12 per person. Send reservations to Sinking Spring Alumni Assn. Box 143 Sinking Spring, Ohio 45172. Reservations need to be sent in by June 11. For more information call Nina at 937-588-3484.

Arts Council Mural Project planned

The Adams County Arts Council invites anyone interested in helping with a mural project for downtown West Union to come to a meeting 6 p.m. Monday, June 15, at Venture Productions, Inc., 11516 SR 41, West Union. You don’t have to be an artist to be involved. For more information, call Scott Amen at 544-2574, ext.25.

Shred It Day planned

Shred It Day is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20 at Dinsmore Farm and Fleet, 11780 SR 41 West Union. Secure document shredding by Shred-It with all proceeds go to help the stray dogs of Adams County.

Sponsored by Crop Production Services and other generous donors the cost is $5 for one to three boxes, $5 for each add box (six box limit).

Floral Hall packets available

The Adams County Fair Floral Hall Packets and Entry Forms are now available for pick-up at all Adams County Public Library Locations. The Adams County Fair is July 12-18.

Arts Council announces Summer Arts School

The 2015 Summer Arts School organized by the Adams County Arts Council will be from July 20 – 24 at the West Union Elementary on Lloyd Road in the all-propose room. The time each day is 9 a.m. to noon.

Instructions will be given by qualified teachers in the fields of drawing, painting, sculpture, theater and music. Application forms will be distributed in the county elementary schools in late April. Students ages 9 – 13 are eligible. More information will be available in the near future.

Reformers Unanimous to meet

The Reformers Unanimous Addiction Recovery Program is held 7 p.m. every Friday at 106 Rice Dr., in West Union. For information contact Phil Fulton at 937-587-1797 or Ron Baker at 937-544-4110.

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