‘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 Shootouts in the summer time Eight dollars and three keys When life gets messy Hot summer days were no sweat Janice McGlothin Jeannine O Evans 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

ODOT road report

DISTRICTWIDE

A striping project is under way, and crews will be applying pavement markings on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A guardrail replacement is under way and crews will be installing guardrail on various routes throughout the eight-county region as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained by temporary traffic signals and flaggers when crews are at work.

A herbicidal spraying project is under way on various routes throughout the district, and traffic is being maintained by flaggers and arrow boards when crews are at work.

A raised pavement marker project is under way, and crews will be installing RPMs on various routes throughout the district as weather permits. Traffic will be maintained on affected routes in one lane with the use of flaggers and arrow boards.

ADAMS COUNTY

State Route 125 is reduced to one lane between Frank Young and Satterfield roads, approximately 1.5 miles west of S.R. 348, for a slip repair project. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one, 10-foot lane with the use of temporary traffic signals. The project is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

MONDAY, JUNE 22: S.R. 41 will be closed at the 5.12-mile marker and its junction with C.R. 3 (Clayton Pike) for up to 45 days for a culvert replacement project. Once this project has been completed, operations will move to the 5.89-mile marker, immediately north of C.R. 19 (Suck Run Road), for a culvert replacement project at this location, and the route will remain closed for an additional 45 days. While it is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 136.

BROWN COUNTY

TUESDAY, JUNE 23: S.R. 505 will be closed just north of C.R. 59 (Love Road) for a single-day culvert replacement project. The closure is scheduled to be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and while the route is closed, motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52 and S.R. 221 at Higginsport to S.R. 125.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, JUNE 24 and 25: S.R. 505 will be closed at the 0.79 and the 0.89-mile markers, just north of U.S. 52 at Higginsport for two, single-day culvert replacement projects. The route will be closed from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, with it open to evening and overnight travel. Motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52, S.R. 221, S.R. 125 and S.R. 756/505.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 62, and crews will be paving the route between its junction with U.S. 68 to the northern corporation limit of Russellville. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers, and all work is scheduled to be completed in early fall.

State Route 763 is closed at the 11.92-mile marker, between S.R. 353 and T.R. 221 (W. Fork Road), for a culvert replacement project. Throughout construction, traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 41 and S.R. 125 in Adams County. All work is scheduled to be completed by mid-summer.

A culvert repair project is under way on S.R. 41, where crews are installing liner in two culverts located approximately one mile north of U.S. 52 at Aberdeen. Throughout the project, traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers. The project is scheduled to be completed in early summer.

A resurfacing project is under way on U.S. 68 and U.S. 52. Crews will be paving U.S. 52 from the western corporation limit of Higginsport to just east of T.R. 255 (Pisgah Hill Road) and between Main and Hanover streets in Ripley. Crews will also be paving U.S. 68 from U.S. 50 to the Brown-Clermont County line. Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers when crews are at work. The project is scheduled to be completed in mid-summer.

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