Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak

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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