What we are made of When summer really arrived Horse project 4-H members head to Ohio State Fair Defender hosts annual Cornhole Tournament George’s Brave Shave’ benefits other Year of planning, work pays off for 2017 fair Local teen opens new business Why can’t you stop? Camp first step in preparation for 2018 Greyhounds on the gridiron Young awarded SEDAB Scholarship Fair hosts Hall of Fame broadcaster Peebles goes back-to-back at the Barnyard The sport of goats Massive storms rumble through Ohio Valley James W Morgan Tiffany R Edwards Marshall W Groves Fairgoers wanna iguana! SSCC moving forward with plans for Adams County campus Mary Wallingford Leslie V Lawrence Jr Fair hosts Cheerleading Competition Peebles FFA installs 2017-18 Officers Adams County Fair Baby Contest Seniors Citizens and Armed Forces Day at the fair Cheers! It’s mocktail time! North Adams Beta Club attends National Convention at Disney ‘You won’t believe the chaos it rains around you’ McCarty’s receive 4-H Alumni award McKayla Raines crowned 2017 Junior Fair Queen Eastern knocks off Peebles 10-5 to capture 14 U baseball tourney Just listen for the answer Time to teach a little History Fair hosts Little Miss and Mister, Toddler shows Jason E Palmer Dorothy Stephenson Shane G Varney The weekend I joined the Army David Stutz Patty Davis Battle results in new chief at the Division of Wildlife Join in with ‘Adams County Rocks’ After 500-mile journey, pigeon ‘drops’ in for a visit Nine-run third inning leads Peebles to upset win in SHYL 12U baseball tournament finals Willie L White David A Presley Connie Greene Carolyn Belczyk retiring from OSU Extension Young’s reign as Fair Queen ends, new journey begins Robert L Boone Esther C Malone Independence Day parade puts patriotism on display Being an addict’s mom: a sad and scary place to be White House newest addition to People’s Defender mailing list Young leaving Manchester to become Ripley Principal Leadoff homer holds up, Manchester takes 10U softball tourney 1-0 over North Adams North Adams tops Manchester in 12U semis Monday Night League concludes with SHAC showdown How we see ourselves In the good ole’ summertime Ronnie L Roush Elizabeth A Gifford Tom White Ivan H Copas Kathleen Lewis Paul Minton Jessica A Edmisten Workhouse helps free up jail space Penguin ‘chills’ with kids in library visit ‘Heroin has taken me to my darkest places’ The beauty of the giant combine West Union gets past North Adams 5-2 in 10U baseball tourney play Eastern Brown hosts annual Girls Soccer Shootout “It’s been a real community effort” Summer ball winds down for local squads Submit your Knothole team photos! Gokey, Morgan, Young to perform at 2017 Festival of the Bells Just looking around the room When in the course of human events When your dreams seem out of reach Ricky A Smith Ricky A Smith Dean McClellan Ruby O Shell Peggy R Atkinson Caroline E Fulton Marcia R Baldwin Juanita N Lewis Mary K Hilterbran Jack D Reed ‘I had no gumption except to get high’ Long-lost siblings meet for the first time after nearly six decades apart Freedom Festival to honor the American Flag ‘Music and Memory’ at Adams County Manor renews lives lost to dementia Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy takes gold at 2017 Ohio Police and Fire Games Toole awarded Winchester Alumni Scholarship Lady Devils host Summer Varsity Shootout In 14U, Peebles finishes regular season with blowout win Der professionelle Basketball-Traum Local pair attend Wabash College Wrestling Camp

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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