Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday Missing Adams County man is found Lady Hounds fall to Whiteoak in slugfest Calvert’s walk-off gives Hounds 9-8 win over Whiteoak Charles A Benjamin Give My Regards to Broadway Joyce Berry Joe L Easter William E Foster Margaret Belcher John M Cheatham Ronnie Simpson Under new management county hospital is thriving against all odds Historic fairground gazebo demolished One year later, still no arrests in Rhoden family murders There will be trouble in River City! Monna L Fitzgerald Jesse Carrington Janice M Sowards Rhoden family members make plea for tips in Pike Co murders of loved ones Quilting – the art that’s no longer just for Grandma Young is Adams County recipient of Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Wenstrup recognized as Community Health Advocate Ready, set, go! 25th annual Egg Hunt draws hundreds Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen Humane Society encourages responsible animal ownership ACCS holds annual Science Fair Peebles Elementary names March Students of the Month Pierce fires perfect game as Peebles blanks West Union Hunters preparing for 2017 Wild Turkey Season Lady Hounds fall 12-3 at Lynchburg Dragons lose early lead, drop SHAC match up with Fayetteville, 13-6 Senior Profile: Isaiah Anderson Devils roll to big SHAC win at Ripley Despite soggy night, WUHS hosts annual Invitational Meet Celebrities for a night George F Carr Jr Teresa S Hoskins Mary B McClure Richard B Collins Randall D Fetters Former Manchester officer indicted on five counts WUHS student wins state Beta Club Secretary’s seat OVCTC students part of state competition S.R. 73 closed for culvert replacement Peebles Lions Club holds first Easter Egg Hunt Weyrich graduates with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics North Adams Elementary releases Honor Roll for Third grading Period Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni Olympic athlete speaks at April 6 SAAM event Venture Hawks end their basketball season with a victory at WUHS Devils baseball sweeps doubleheader from Northwest Greyhounds gain SHAC split, split twinbill with East England signs with Rio Grande golf Pierce fans 16, Lady Indians blank Eastern Brown 4-0 Maybe somebody on the river does have a plan Senior Profile: Ryan Dryden Enjoying the view Still a time for celebration Carl R Brown Lena R Staggs Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects Merlan Shoemaker Dwayne E Thompson Help is on the line! West Union Elementary honors February Students of the Month WUHS hosts 2017 All-County Arts and Music Festival Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak Access Grand Opening set for April 20 Kasich cracks down on opiate-based prescriptions West Union High School students have successful trip to State Beta Convention North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention ACRMC hosts annual Health Fair Robert H Bushman Senior Profile: Skylar Newman Nine-run inning leads Lady Hounds to run rule win over West Union WUHS foursome breaks school record First county baseball battle goes to the Greyhounds On the road, Lady Indians pick up two more SHAC victories Senior Profile: Christa Williams One more ‘shining moment’ for SHAC seniors at C103 All-Star Game Esie M Chandler Phyllis Adkins Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments Cornell tosses no-hitter, Fenton goes deep, Dragons open season with 11-0 SHAC win over Whiteoak New Verizon store opening in West Union Stephen R Palmer Dual culvert replacements for SR 73 Deana P Grooms Tim Phipps Marcella Walker Alvin R Mitchum Senior Profile: Chase Darnell SHAC hoopsters shine at District 14 All-Star Game Greyhounds run rule St. Pat, 15-0 Indians drop SHAC opener West Union hosts early JH Track Meet North Adams student wins state Beta Club President’s seat Anna B Copas Charles A Nelson

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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