West Union Elementary recognizes Students of the Month for January Second Healthy Hero awarded by Adams County Health and Wellness Coalition Coal company files to intervene in power plant closings Senior Profile: Jessica Sowards Senior Profile: Dennis Welch Dorothy E Walls Mabel Chamblin Michael R Jones Marie I Simmons Ray Johnson One thing to remember this President’s Day Adams County Deer Harvest down over 21% MLSD amends five-year budget, prepares for future with power plant closings Lady Dragons triumph in sectional opener Lady Hounds eighth graders capture SHAC Tournament title Gary L Fetters Sr Boys Sectional brackets released ‘We’re only as good as the way we treat others’ Another round of smiles Adams County Board of DD members recognized Terry L Unger 8th Grade Lady Devils ousted in tourney semis WU’s McCarty signs with Ohio Christian Joyce A Huddleson Carolyn Spires BREAKING NEWS: Peebles police search for man accused of selling marijuana-laced sweets Decision Time BBN Senior Profile: Summer Grundy Lady Devils fall to Southeastern, 56-48 Devils outlast Manchester 47-44 in double overtime Peebles holds second Hall of Fame Ceremony Senior Profile: Patrick England Sowards hits 1,000, ties PHS three-point mark County agencies prepare for sweeping budget cuts Manchester Council votes to cut police chief’s hours Wrestling debuts in Adams County Peebles Library hosts book signing As plants power down, community must step up Raymond P Dryden Alva Palmer Billie L Shoemaker Judith Long Brent A Arn Girls basketball sectional pairings announced WU’s Weeks will continue gridiron career at next level West Union JH Boys drop pair at Ripley Eighth Grade Lady Hounds roll into SHAC semi-finals Janet A Kennedy DP&L moving ahead with plans to close power plants Outreach Center in Peebles is a hub of giving River Sweep contest winners announced Gordley hits 1,000 mark, but Indians drop crucial SHAC contest to Lynchburg Manchester lifters compete at Piketon Senior Profile: Madelyn Sanders Charles L Hurd Randy Casto Bobby Strunk Dorothy J Scott Chester A Lanter Coach David Smalley picks up 500th career win at Rio Grande Dustin Holbrook Senior Profile: Camron Gordley As usual, optimism abounds on 2017 Reds Caravan Breeze, Beasley newest members of NAHS Athletic HOF Two humble men Adams County Manor Home Health Care makes road to recovery easier Don and Venita Bowles named as Outstanding Fair Supporters ‘Tip off For Tammy’ is a huge success, joint effort by two schools Husted campaign makes stop in Peebles Benefit held for double-lung transplant recipient I loved that muddy water, building in the creek Margaret E Broughton Larry A Hanson DP&L press release confirms closing of power plants Eighth grade girls showdown lives up to hype, North Adams wins in overtime, 45-43 Senior Profile: Raeanna Stamm North Adams Football sign-ups coming soon North Adams JV girls go 11-4 with win over Peebles Harper wins MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week West Union duo headed to the college gridiron Lady Devils make it 11 straight with win at Peebles Adams County residents attend Trump Inauguration A Look back at our Archives Peebles native comes home to film documentary Ohio Valley Wrestling Cub hosting home match on Jan. 31 Ruth A Branscome Velma Hughes Carol L Lewis Betty L Greiner Devils top New Boston 63-53 in finale of Coach Young Classic Lady Devils rout Eastern Pike in Young Classic Indians bounce back with 67-59 win over East OHSAA Baseball Pitch Count Regulation approved for 2017 At the buzzer, Rothwell gives Dragons an overtime win Greyhounds fall to Portsmouth Lady Indians roll past West Union 80-29 From Division II to the Senior Bowl COSI On Wheels visits West Union Elementary News from the Peebles PTO NAJH Basketball hosting ‘Play For The Cure’ Jan. 28

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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