Opal Van Hoose Ruby Yazell Chris Volk North Adams High School holds annual Homecoming ceremonies Six workers injured in power plant explosion Commissioners hold proclamation ceremony for 4-H Week Senior Profile: Shyanne Tucker Coach Young Classic is Saturday at NAHS Helen Kerr Anna L DeMint The garden that got us through the winter months Virginia L Fricker JV Devils top Northwest 51-34 Senior Profile: Caitlin Young North Adams moves to 7-5 with 16-point Homecoming win over Northwest Held to a higher standard Claudia J Purtee Shaylee E Prewitt Questions still linger in Stuart explosion Richard Holsinger J Ruth Madden Frank E Swayne Robert Bechdolt Sara D Hatfield Barbara Goodwin Jeffrey Frederick Grace E Myers Johnny A Sullender Sr. Senator Joe Uecker sworn-in for second term Wenstrup sworn in for third term in House Ronald L Chochard Patrick P Clift Samuel W Freeland Senior Profile: Casey Mullenix Lady Dragons win ugly, taking Classic consolation game over Manchester, 48-45 Greyhounds roll by West Union to take Classic consolation game, 82-58 History made as Ward takes oath of office Peter A Bennington Tangela R King McDonald’s Classic crowns 2016 champions MVP Arey leads Peebles to McDonald’s Classic title, Indians outlast North Adams 82-76 in double overtime thriller Lady Devils get Classic three-peat, make it 10 of 11, 14 titles for Coach Davis Senior Profile: Raegan Dick Teaching students the power of giving Kids at Children’s Home gifted with shopping spree Marion Liming Dorothy Huff John R Murphy Michael L McAninch Rita Rogers Edward L Combs Ronald W Staggs Mary H Grooms Gladys Wilson Donald Barnhill Monda Van Vorren Deborah Spires Senior Profile: Andre Wolke Indians pull away in second half, get past Manchester 71-58 in Classic semis On home floor, Lady Indians move to Classic title game North Adams handles West Union, Devils move to Classic finals with 68-53 victory Lady Devils roll into Classic championship Beth E Rowley Leatrice Lewis Senior Profile: Justin Aldridge Mary Helterbridle Wanda Huffman PES Performing Arts entertains at Hometown Christmas Adams County Manor sends holiday wishes Peebles Lions Club hosts Christmas breakfast Elusive Elf on a Shelf makes a return visit to PES Santas in blue spread Christmas cheer in a very special way Senior Profile: Aubrey McFarland WUHS holds Hall of Fame induction ceremonies WUHS Academic Team has undefeated season Serving those who served their country From Pearl Harbor to ‘America’s Got Talent’, 93-year-old WWII vet is still going strong Yester Years brings a touch of old to the new Merry Christmas to you all North Adams Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners Peebles High School hosts Homecoming ceremonies Children in need receive gifts at PES Adams County Manor holds annual Door Decorating Contest WUHS celebrates with numerous Christmas activities Halftime lead quickly vanishes, Dragons fall to Northwest 73-62 in Saturday night non-conference match up Tammy S Scott Oscar Hilterbrandt Neil R Swayne Beulah M Daniels McDonald’s Classic begins Dec. 27 Letters to Santa Senior Profile: Tyler Swearingen Leadership Adams donates to local outreach programs North Adams student/athletes are part of Holiday Sharing Event Senior Profile: Kylie Lucas West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2 WUES holds annual Spelling Bee NAHS Art students help out the Humane Society Peebles Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners CTC FCCLA / Culinary Arts class holds Cancer Awareness Drive

LIBRARY NEWS

The Adams County Public Library is hosting events every day, as part of the Summer Reading Program. Everyone is welcome to stop by and participate. Activities, special events, and parties are planned for kids, teens, and adults at each library. It’s not too late to sign up for Summer Reading, happening through July 11 at your local library. Stop by to sign up, read books, and win prizes. Complete your reading goal to receive a prize, and enter your name in a grand prize drawing. Grand prizes include Kindle Fires, Android tablets, bicycles, and more.

The West Union Library will host a Euchre Tournament for adults and teens on Wednesday, June 17. Teams of two will play to through a competition chart, and the winning team will receive a grand prize. Please call 937-544-2591 to register in advance. The VA Mobile Health Unit will visit the Peebles Library from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday, June 18. Stop by to speak to Veteran’s Administration staff about receiving VA healthcare, and other benefits for which veterans may be eligible. At the West Union Library, young children can join Tara at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18, to create your own superhero mask or headband. Teens 10 through 17 can join Tara to test your pizza skills 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18. We’ll taste several pizzas, and challenge each other to decide: is it delivery or DiGiorno? At the Peebles Library on Thursday, June 18, teens ages 10 – 17 can join Donelle at the Peebles Library to learn to draw anime and cartoon characters. Teens age 10 and older can join Kris at the North Adams Library 3 p.m. to learn how to apply pop-art makeup with artist Kayleigh Humphrey. Adults are invited to the Manchester Library 5:30 p.m. to join Julia for a beginning Zumba class. Zumba is a fun, full body fitness program based on music and dance.

Everyone is invited to the Manchester Library with Deborah at 1 p.m. Friday June 19, to meet the dogs and people of Buckeye Search and Rescue, an all-volunteer, non-profit K9 search and rescue team based in southern Ohio. These well-trained dogs and their handlers help save lives during emergencies. Stop by to meet them in person. Cruise in to the North Adams Library to watch some superhero movies and Saturday cartoons Saturday, June 20. We’ll show The Underdog Collection at 10 a.m., The Goonies at 12 p.m. and The Dark Knight Rises at 2 p.m. All ages are welcome. Come meet real live birds of prey that are local to our area on Monday, June 22. Raptors, Inc is a non-profit agency dedicating to rescuing and protecting wild birds of prey. Discover the amazing superpowers of raptors, including hawks, eagles, and owls. Raptors, Inc will be at the Manchester Library at 1 p.m., and the West Union Library at 3 p.m. All ages are welcome. Young children can join Kris at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at the North Adams Library to learn about famous animal kingdom heroes. Teens and adults can join Julia at the North Adams Library 5:30 p.m. to get in shape with music and dance during a fun, beginning Zumba class. Dress in your superhero costume and come out to the Peebles Library to take a superhero portrait on Wednesday, June 24. Make this a summer to remember as you pose in front of our sky-high backdrop.

Plan ahead to attend big events coming in the next few weeks. Fourteen local authors will visit the Peebles Library, and the West Union Library will host a summer Comic Con on Saturday, June 27. Call the West Union Library to ask about entering your vehicle in our Classic Car show on Saturday, July 11. Parents and kids can plan to join us for a Magic Show at the Peebles and North Adams Libraries on Thursday, June 25. To view a full schedule of events, visit our website at adamscolibrary.org/srp, or follow the Adams County Public Library on Facebook.

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