Gerald Grooms Marvin Setty Richard G Waldron Grand Marshals selected for West Union Fourth of July Parade Adams County, Maysville Vet team up to save injured dog Michael S Knauff Victor P Price Success builds from the bottom up Finalists named for 2017 Fair Queen Contest William Glenn DeWine, Reader Call For Tips in Rhoden Murder Investigation MHS principal to take superintendent post Peebles Skate Park now a reality 2017-18 Fur and Feather Ambassadors named Caley Grooms is Cattlemen’s Beef Ambassador Dr. Mueller leaving Health Department’s free clinic Hourglass Quilt Barn returning to Adams County Lung, Thornburg are First Team All-District selections North Adams hosts annual Boys Basketball Camps Walk-off winner Wanda Hill George D Johnson Life can be a juggling act My favorite thing to do on the farm Wolves in Adams County! Ronald L Wedmore Three lessons from Dad Donald D Morgan Wenstrup uninjured in Virginia shooting Portman staff to hold grant funding workshop Raymond E Applegate Keeping the Peebles tradition alive Back on the hardwood, local hoops squads compete in Monday Night League Seven county athletes recognized as All-SHAC Baseball honorees Stepping to the podium Lady Hounds host Youth Volleyball Camp Senior Profile: Bryan Young Junior Deputy Boot Camps kick off in Manchester Hayes pleads “not guilty” to 109 counts Six-year-old girl finds long-lost class ring Jefferson Alumni awards annual scholarships Paul Tate Jr Marcus I Cox Jewell Gill James M Hill Jr Jeffrey S Jones Samuel A Disher Jack Sterling BREAKING NEWS: Parents face charges after son overdoses on opiate License Hikes and Tall Turkey Tales Danger under every rock Reigning Miss Ohio USA will judge 2017 Adams County Fair Queen Pageant Gordley’s hoops career will continue at Mount St. Joseph Russell C Newman Kenneth C Thurman George Uebel Summer Reading Program underway Honor Flight carries local veteran to DC When rescuers become victims Passing the torch, West Union hosts week-long basketball camp for future Dragons SENIOR PROFILE: Sara Knechtly Terry L Powell Willie Shreffler James C Fitzpatrick Senior Profile: Austin Parks Six countians named to All-SHAC Softball squad Lady Indians get summer camp season underway Memorial Day services pay tribute to local veterans WUHS Steel Band will perform at Bogart’s SSCC announces Honors Lists for spring semester Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for final nine weeks West Union Elementary announces Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks Back to State! Mom calls daughter “living proof” seat belts save lives Rent-2-Own donation means new soccer scoreboard at WUHS NAHS student selected for Engineering Summer Camp Southern Hills Athletic Conferences honors Spring Sports athletes Senior Profile: Kailyn Boyd Madison Welch receives Riffle Scholarship Junior Achievement Volunteers visit county’s seventh graders Marcella J Abbott James Ratliff Gladys Davitz Harry G Shupert Memories on Memorial Day A soldier’s story, a family’s grief Thank You for your sacrifice Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute Former PES teacher dies in tragic accident All County Senior Citizens Day celebrated Parks signs with SSCC Soccer Senior Profile: Lexie Bunn Jessie Rodgers Memorial Day services set for county Truly our greatest generation Bertha Lashley Maia Swartz Jessie Rodgers Errors spell the end of Devils’ baseball season Senior Profile: Carry Hayslip

SENIOR NEWS

Make plans to join the West Union Senior Club for their carry-in dinner/meeting at noon Friday, June 12, at the Senior Center, located 10835 state Route 41S. This will be their first meeting of this year and in our new facility and we are looking forward to having them here. They always have a wonderful time, have entertainment, some delicious carry-in dishes and desserts and enjoy some loving fellowship. They welcome any senior 60 and over to attend. So whip up a dish and come join the fun. We hope to see you there.

Fun bingo-We are very excited to announce that our new sponsor, MediGold, will host a senior Fun Bingo evening from 5 -7 p.m. June 30. MediGold Representatives will provide small game prizes, snack bags, candy, bottles of water and even a few door prizes. Any senior 60 and over who would like to attend this free event, or if you would like more information, please call Teresa at the Senior Center at 937-544-3979. Seating is limited to 35 seniors only so call today to get signed up on the list.

The Summer Cooling Program begins on July 1. ABCAP will accept calls to schedule July appointments starting June 22. This program can provide assistance to qualified individuals on your electric bill or possibly provide an air conditioner. The guidelines for this program still have yet to be announced. As our office obtains more information, we will keep you informed. If you have any questions, please call ABCAP in Winchester at 1-800-233-7891.

Fund Raising-The Adams County Senior Citizens is continuing our fund raising with products from Rada Cutlery, an American made cutlery. We have catalogs at our office for you to look through at your convenience. We appreciate all those who have supported us in the past and ask for your help to support us for a wonderful future.

Get ready for a falls-free summer. The ice and snow of winter are now just a memory, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to let your guard down regarding falls prevention. Here are some healthy habits you can adopt today to help you and your loved ones stay on your feet all summer long.

• Loose clothing is cooler, but be sure baggy items aren’t so loose that they could trip you or catch on nearby objects.

• Wear sunglasses or a hat to reduce glare from the sun while outdoors.

• Stop and give eyeglasses that become tinted in the sun time to transition to clear indoors before moving around.

• Trade sandals and flip-flops for walking shoes that fit well and give you proper support when walking.

• Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dizziness and fainting from dehydration.

• Keep fans and extension cords out of walkways, and pick up any papers or objects that are blown on the floor by fans or open windows right away.

• Keep flashlights near your bed, in the kitchen and next to your favorite chair to make sure you have one handy if the lights go out.

• Don’t walk through water, mud or debris in outdoor walkways.

• Make sure rugs to catch rain and mud are secured to the floor. The STEADY U Ohio initiative wishes you a safe and happy summer. For more tips and resources to #PreventFalls year-round, visit www.steadyu.ohio.gov.

Random Acts of Kindness — This week’s suggestion: Thank your mail carrier. In most of our lives, there are at least a couple people who we see on a daily basis but don’t necessarily acknowledge because they have become so much a part of our everyday routines.

Just a thought: “We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.” -Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977). Comedic actor, filmmaker, and writer

Beltone. A Beltone Representative will be at the Senior Center beginning 9 a.m. Friday, June 19. For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact Mary at 1-740-353-1021.

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