Unemployment rate rises in Brown County Pick a Lollipop, help a dog Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals

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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