Geneva E Vogler Susan L Kremin Local golf teams complete play at state tournament Lady Dragons make school history with tournament win Browning gets hands-on look at NASA’s latest robotics Local beautician celebrates 80th birthday Health Department appeals to November voters Betty R Toller Senior Profile: Craig Horton Helen F Hoffer Super Saturday at Freedom Field Lady Dragons hang on for five-set victory over Manchester Seventh Grade Lady Hounds are SHAC Tournament champions Peebles Elementary announces September Students of the Month Rideout’s Muffler celebrating 40th anniversary this month Senior Citizens levy will appear on November ballot Bonnie J Orr Dorothy M Edenfield Senior Profile: Grace Barge Jerry Paquette Dragons get big 38-20 win at Green Manchester takes varsity team titles at West Union Invitational Lady Devils knock off Peebles on Volley For the Cure Night Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber Senior Profile: Kelsey Friend Lady Dragons finish as District Runners-Up Sectional pairings announced for volleyball and soccer 2 and 3 and worried is me Patricia Clift Adams County Humane Agent saves abandoned dogs and puppies Tourism had major economic impact on Adams County in 2015 Senator Portman brings his campaign to Adams County Betty E Lawson Sanborn NAHS holds National Honor Society induction ceremonies Harlan W Benjamin Joyce A Lafferty Senior Profile: Lee Hesler Dragons get SHAC win, 2-1 over Fairfield North Adams tops Peebles in ‘Kickin Cancer’ battles Double duty coming at Boys’ State Golf Tournament as West Union and North Adams both qualify Humane Society providing ‘Straws For Paws’ North Adams Elementary honors students and staff Russell Rockwell Julie L Wagner Hobert C Robinson Samuel D McClellan Brenda S Bare Clarencce Walker Jr Dolly M Hilterbrandt Jack Roush Day returns to Manchester West Union FFA has busy opening to school year ODOT opens new full-service Maintenance Facility Peebles Elementary introduces Peer Mentoring program Frost is recipient of Morgan Memorial Scholarship Peebles Fire Department has a new addition Heritage Days return to Tranquility Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival begins Friday Caraway Farm hosts annual Pumpkin Festival ‘Run Gio’ makes a visit to Adams County Senior Profile: Mackenzie Smith West Union, North Adams grab top two spots in Division III golf sectional tournament This memory will live with me forever Will M Stern West Union and North Adams-State Bound! Lillian N Smith Betty R Shelton Barbara ER Bohl Brenda Farley Senior Profile: Caitlyn Bradford Dragons roar to 40-0 Homecoming victory Greyhounds take three of four races at annual Adams County Meet Monarch Meadows holds grand opening Discovering a touch of glass on Erie’s Shores Junior L Conaway William B Brumley Sr Fred G Davis Ohio Valley FFA Officers for 2016-17 named ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley West Union holds football Homecoming festivities First graders pick the Sheriff Cross honored by ODNR with the prestigious Cardinal Award Renowned Ohio artist visits WUHS Don and Venita Bowles named 2016 Outstanding Fair Supporters PES students part of new Lego League Ferno donates $2,500 to OVCTC From the cistern to the city water Basketball officiating class being offered in October Peebles rolls by West Union in straight sets Par for the course, Dragons sweep SHAC Golf titles Greyhounds hang on late for first win of 2016 season You have to understand the process to understand the job Alex K Miller Ann E Campbell Scott N Atkinson Senior Profile: Tyler Fowler Martin named to All-Tourney Team in North/South Battlefield Classic 200 years on the banks of the Ohio, in a little town called Moscow Edwin P Prince ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley Volleyball teams honor young cancer patient

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

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