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 North Adams Elementary recognizes Students and Staff Members of the Month for December Honoring a coaching legend Benefit will assist double-lung transplant patient Peebles to be featured in new documentary Cleaning the stables-the worst job on the farm Wenstrup reselected to serve on House Intelligence Committee Venture Hawks and Sheriff’s Department square off on Feb. 12 Cecil R Dupree Harper wins MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week Star Wars costume exhibition coming to Museum Center

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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