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

Common pleas

State of Ohio versus Reisinger, Travis, Judgment Entry: Plea of guilty, Judgment entry of guilty filed. (Defendant plead guilty to illegal manufacture of drugs, F2.)

State of Ohio versus Reisinger, Travis, Judgment Entry: Judgment entry on sentence filed. (Defendant convicted of illegal manufacture of drugs sentence to a mandatory 4 years at ORDC with credit for 137 days served as of 5/27/15, $475 fine, minimum mandatory fine of $7.500 waived.

State of Ohio versus Thompson, Jeremy, Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry on sentence filed. (Defendant convicted of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, methamphetamine, schedule II, F3. Sentenced to 2 years prison, credit for 141 days. Pay $175 fine, driving privileges suspended for one year commencing 9/1/16. Submit to DNA testing, pay cost.)

State of Ohio versus Ball, Jeremy, Judgment Entry: Journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $100,000.00 OR, Plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.

State of Ohio versus Johnson, James Jr., Judgment Entry: Judgment entry on sentence filed. (Defendant convicted of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs, F3. Sentenced to 30 months prison, credit for 87 days. $240 fine, pay cost, submit to DNA testing, cash bond forfeited.)

State of Ohio versus Bentley, Coleman, Judgment Entry: Amended judgment filed. (Def has been found incompetent to stand trial. It is ordered that def shall be transferred to summit behavioral healthcare for restoration as recommended.)

State of Ohio versus Mingua, Phillip, Judgment Entry: Plea of guilty, Judgment entry of guilty filed. (Defendant plead guilty to, CT II possession of heroin with Spec F5. Count I dismissed per plea negotiation, sentencing will be 7/16/15 at 3:30 p.m.)

State of Ohio versus Gorman, Jason, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 8/5/15 at 11:30 am and jury trial on 8/24 & 8/25/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Gorman, Jason, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 8/5/15 at 12:45 p.m. and jury trial 8/24/15 and 8/25/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Puckett, Nathan, Judgment Entry: Journal Entry Filed. (Bond modification hearing was held 5/28/15 and bond was set at $50,000.00 or and strict house arrest and can only leave in company of parents or to attend/enroll in salvation army treatment program. All prior terms and conditions of bond shall remain as previously ordered.)

State of Ohio versus Puckett, Nathan, Judgment Entry: Journal Entry Filed. (The jury trial in this matter is vacated and plea hearing will be 6/10/15at 11:15 a.m. Sentencing is set for 7/16/15 at 8:15 a.m.) Prior terms and conditions of bond shall remain as previously ordered.)

State of Ohio versus Spires, Chad, Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry on sentence filed. (Def. convicted of aggravated possession of drugs F5 and sentenced to 2 years comm. control, 80 hrs comm. service, $250 fine, OL suspension 6 months commencing 2/2/15, pay cost and submit to DNA testing.)

State of Ohio versus Womacks, Cody, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 7/29/15 at 11:30 a.m. and jury trial on 8/24 and 8/25/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Knight, Randy, Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry Filed. (It is ordered that the indictment shall be amended.)

State of Ohio versus Kidder, Brandi, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 6/17/15 at 9:30 a.m. and jury trial on 7/14 and 7/15/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Richards, Lansing, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 6/17/15 at 10:35 a.m. and jury trial on 7/14/15 and 7/15/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Deaton, David, Jr., Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final pretrial on 7/17/15 at 8:30 a.m. and jury trial on 7/14 and 7/15/15 at 9 a.m.)

State of Ohio versus Dryden, Lora, Judgment Entry: Journal entry filed. (The court releases Attorney Rothwell from appointment of counsel and appoints David Grimes.)

State of Ohio versus Whitehead, Coy E., Judgment Entry: Journal Entry: Order assigning counsel filed. (Sarah Shelton appointed as counsel for defendant.)

State of Ohio versus Whalen, Danielle, Judgment Entry: Journal entry on arraignment filed. (Bond set at $10,000.00 or, plus attached conditions, $25 bond surcharge, IDSF of $60 due within 60 days, $25 public defender fee if applicable.)

State of Ohio versus Whalen, Danielle, Judgment Entry: Journal entry order assigning counsel filed. (C Nicholas Ring appointed as counsel.)

State of Ohio versus Ricketts, Russell, Judgment Entry: Pre-trial Order Filed. (Final Pre trial 7/8/15 at 12:45 p.m. Jury trial 8/3/15 and 8/4/15 at 9 a.m.)

Domestic Cases

Timothy Bush, West Union versus Chrystal Bush, West Union, Divorce without children

Domestic Relations Division

Chaney, Vickie versus Chaney, Robert A., Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry Filed. (It is ordered that the child support obligation of the defendant for the benefit of Brooklyn Chaney is terminated effective 5/26/15.)

Pownall, Audra M. versus Pownall, Robbie A., Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s decision and judgment entry filed. (The arrearage has been paid in full and the motion filed 4/8/15 is dismissed at the request and agency.)

McIntire, Matthew versus McIntire, Angela, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s order filed. (Payments are being made. The court has found the obligor in contempt as a first offender and the 30 day sentence remains suspended. Next hearing will be 7/16/15 at 9:30 a.m.)

Stephenson, Stephanie versus Stephenson, Charles Clayton, Judgment Entry: Notice of hearing and order to appear filed. (Hearing on motion set for 7/2/15 at 1:15 p.m.)

Young, Rachel versus Young, Lawrence III, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s order filed. (Payment made in May, hearing set 7/2/15 at 1:15 p.m.)

Storer, Nicholas versus Storer, Rebecca M., Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s order filed. (Hearing continued to 6/11/15 at 8:30 a.m., Plaintiff must bring income tax information for 2012, 2013 and 2014 to the hearing.)

Francis, Darrel Wayne versus Francis, Jessica Brooke, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s Order Filed. (The Court found the obligor in contempt as a first offender and the 30 day sentence in the Adams Co Jail is suspended. This case is set for review and sentencing 7/30/15 at 8:30 a.m

McComas, Paul versus McComas, Jennifer, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s Order Filed. (The court reserves finding on the contempt issues and resets this matter for 7/16/15 at 9:30 a.m. Some payments have been made. Obligor has returned to work and there is a wage withholding order of record.)

Sutterfield, Chad versus Sutterfield, April, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s Order filed. (This case is continued hearing 7/16/15 at 9:30 a.m. Obligor must pay his child support.)

Caraway, Anthony versus Caraway, Melinda, Judgment Entry: Journal entry filed. (Court orders the request for copies of exhibits filed by 6/5/15 with specificity as the which exhibits filed must being requested to be copied, both counsel shall file briefs by 6/26/15, Rebuttal briefs by 7/10/15 thereafter the court will issue its decision.)

Runyan, Thomas versus Runyan, Linda, Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s decision filed. (Parties Incompatible.)

Runyan, Thomas versus Runyan, Linda, Judgment Entry: Judgment entry decree of divorce filed. (Plaintiff granted divorce.)

Hanes, Edward A. versus Hanes, Chandra L., Judgment Entry. Agreed Entry Filed. (Matter continued in progress, parties agree on summer visitation. Final hearing 10/6/15 at 1 p.m.)

Burns, Debbie versus Burns, Jerry, Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry Filed. (The hearing scheduled for 7/28/15 is continued to 8/18/15 at 1 p.m.)

Reynolds, Darren versus Reynolds, Michelle L., Judgment Entry: Magistrate’s decision on dissolution of marriage filed. (
Dissolution granted to petitioners.)

Reynolds, Darren versus Reynolds, Michelle L., Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry Decree of dissolution of marriage filed. (Dissolution granted.)

Traylor, Judy L. versus Traylor, Joseph C., Judgment Entry: Judgment Entry Decree of dissolution filed. (Marriage dissolved.)

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