Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday Missing Adams County man is found Lady Hounds fall to Whiteoak in slugfest Calvert’s walk-off gives Hounds 9-8 win over Whiteoak Charles A Benjamin Give My Regards to Broadway Joyce Berry Joe L Easter William E Foster Margaret Belcher John M Cheatham Ronnie Simpson Under new management county hospital is thriving against all odds Historic fairground gazebo demolished One year later, still no arrests in Rhoden family murders There will be trouble in River City! Monna L Fitzgerald Jesse Carrington Janice M Sowards Rhoden family members make plea for tips in Pike Co murders of loved ones Quilting – the art that’s no longer just for Grandma Young is Adams County recipient of Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Wenstrup recognized as Community Health Advocate Ready, set, go! 25th annual Egg Hunt draws hundreds Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen Humane Society encourages responsible animal ownership ACCS holds annual Science Fair Peebles Elementary names March Students of the Month Pierce fires perfect game as Peebles blanks West Union Hunters preparing for 2017 Wild Turkey Season Lady Hounds fall 12-3 at Lynchburg Dragons lose early lead, drop SHAC match up with Fayetteville, 13-6 Senior Profile: Isaiah Anderson Devils roll to big SHAC win at Ripley Despite soggy night, WUHS hosts annual Invitational Meet Celebrities for a night George F Carr Jr Teresa S Hoskins Mary B McClure Richard B Collins Randall D Fetters Former Manchester officer indicted on five counts WUHS student wins state Beta Club Secretary’s seat OVCTC students part of state competition S.R. 73 closed for culvert replacement Peebles Lions Club holds first Easter Egg Hunt Weyrich graduates with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics North Adams Elementary releases Honor Roll for Third grading Period Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni Olympic athlete speaks at April 6 SAAM event Venture Hawks end their basketball season with a victory at WUHS Devils baseball sweeps doubleheader from Northwest Greyhounds gain SHAC split, split twinbill with East England signs with Rio Grande golf Pierce fans 16, Lady Indians blank Eastern Brown 4-0 Maybe somebody on the river does have a plan Senior Profile: Ryan Dryden Enjoying the view Still a time for celebration Carl R Brown Lena R Staggs Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects Merlan Shoemaker Dwayne E Thompson Help is on the line! West Union Elementary honors February Students of the Month WUHS hosts 2017 All-County Arts and Music Festival Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak Access Grand Opening set for April 20 Kasich cracks down on opiate-based prescriptions West Union High School students have successful trip to State Beta Convention North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention ACRMC hosts annual Health Fair Robert H Bushman Senior Profile: Skylar Newman Nine-run inning leads Lady Hounds to run rule win over West Union WUHS foursome breaks school record First county baseball battle goes to the Greyhounds On the road, Lady Indians pick up two more SHAC victories Senior Profile: Christa Williams One more ‘shining moment’ for SHAC seniors at C103 All-Star Game Esie M Chandler Phyllis Adkins Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments Cornell tosses no-hitter, Fenton goes deep, Dragons open season with 11-0 SHAC win over Whiteoak New Verizon store opening in West Union Stephen R Palmer Dual culvert replacements for SR 73 Deana P Grooms Tim Phipps Marcella Walker Alvin R Mitchum Senior Profile: Chase Darnell SHAC hoopsters shine at District 14 All-Star Game Greyhounds run rule St. Pat, 15-0 Indians drop SHAC opener West Union hosts early JH Track Meet North Adams student wins state Beta Club President’s seat Anna B Copas Charles A Nelson

New winners on Kids’ Night at Brushcreek

Jason Bilyeu from Manchester picked up his first win in racing at Brushcreek on June 6.

On Saturday June 6, Mt. Hope Bible Camp teamed up with Brushcreek Motorsports Complex on “Mt. Hope Bible Camp Kids Night.” It was a night full of family fun centered around the kids. Games such as the Bottle Toss, Hawes Crawl and more continued to keep the young race fans smiling all night long. A cloudy day turned into an evening with a warm clear sunset just as the cars rolled on the track. All eyes were on Victory Lane as several first time winners made a visit.

Crazy Compacts were the first cars on the track. At the drop of the green it looked as if Clyde Saunders was on his way to a dominating win however a late race caution flag tightened the field back up. Chris Shelton knew he had one last chance on the restart to make it happen. Once the green flag flew again Shelton made his move. He was able to get by Saunders by Clyde wasn’t done just yet. Saunders was able to get back by Shelton and hold on to pick up his first win ever. Rounding out the top five were Shelton, Tim Howard, Joe Limpus and Dillon Fitzgerald.

The Hidden Gem Web Designs Sport Mods hit the track next for their 15 lap feature event. Tyler Smith and Danny Hamilton led the field to the green flag. Danny Hamilton was the 2011 Sport Mod Track Champion. Hamilton showed his strength and dominated the feature event. Following Hamilton were Smith, Jowana Shelton, David Meadows and Danny Fout.

Modifieds hit the track showcasing another first time winner. Jason Bilyeu is a second year driver out of Manchester who is just learning the ropes in the Modified division. Jason rocked to his very first win of his career. In Victory Lane, Jason had several people to thank, most importantly his parents. Following Jason in the finish order were Glenn East, Clark Vanhouten and Eddie Pinkerton.

The Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Car Series joined the track next for their first of two feature events. John Gutman and Derek Minshew brought the field to green. The pack fanned out into turn one and Gutman jumped out first. Steven Partin, Josh Francis and Minshew were hot on Gutman’s heels. Partin dove to the bottom in turn one and was able to get by Gutman for the lead. Minshew and Francis were left to battle for the second spot. They were side by side nearly the whole race. Partin picked up his second win of 2015 and Minshew edged Francis for second. Rounding out the top five were Gutman and Steve Duderstadt.

The second race sanctioned by the Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Car Series was a Non-Points Dark Horse dash for any driver who had never won a race. Cole DeMint was the class of the field and drove his way flag-to-flag right into Victory Lane. In his interview,DeMint said, “It wasnt quite the win I was looking for. but its a great start.”

Brushcreek Motorsports Complex returns to action on Saturday. June 13 for Fan Appreciation Night. On June 13 General Admission for an entire car load of people is only $10. Fans will see Modifieds, Hidden Gem Web Designs Sport Mods, Southern Ohio Lightning Mini Sprints, Ohio Valley Roofers Legend Cars and Crazy Compacts.

Also don’t forget to make your plans for Friday, June 19 as the Super Late Models return racing for $3,000 as part of the Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week presented by Octane Race Products. Modifieds will also be racing in the Central Star Drilling 25 for $1,000. Don’t miss it as the Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week rolls into Peebles. For more info check out www.buckeyelatemodeldirtweek.com.

For more info on any other upcoming events visit www.brushcreekmotorsports.com or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/BrushcreekMotorsports or on Twitter by following @BMCudates.

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