Peebles Elementary hosts PBIS showcase NAES student starting Christmas Card project Try and tell them that nobody cares Senior Profile: Ethan Thompson 15-point lead vanishes, Hounds fall in season opener Deer Gun Season results down all across Ohio Hometown Christmas in Peebles rings in the holiday season Manchester Elementary receives 2016 Momentum Award Drug bust in West Union Stephen C Foster Donna Rivers WUES students perform as part of Honor Choir Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak access completed Hall of Fame Christmas in Portsmouth Thyme to trim the Christmas Tree Junior High Lady Hounds get season-opening sweep Lady Devils roll past Paint Valley in season opener Senior Profile: Jessica Johnson Michael E Roberts Sr Evelyn L Jones Thomas M Calvert Ryan, Sowards lead Lady Indians to easy win in season opener, 57-36 over Felicity Senior Profile: Wes Hayslip Justice off to hot start at VSU County boys’ squads on display in annual SHAC Preview Night ‘Operation Christmas Child’ collects 1,707 shoe boxes for needy children Two animal cruelty cases investigated in Adams County DP&L considers closing power-generating plants in county Holiday spirit makes an early appearance in Adams County Chester A Mann Jeffrey A Daley Sr Michael G Tincher DAR sponsors Good Citizen Award Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season Senior Profile: Kayle Thomas Helen N Hiestand Rev Walter R Egnor Sr Betty Beam Jamie L Corrill Jeffrey L Heppard Edsel L Massey Jr It is time to stop and take time to give thanks on a special day Another year to be very thankful for Senior Profile: Savannah McCoy McCoy signs to continue golf career at SSU North Adams hosts SHAC Girls Preview DAR commemorates 50th anniversary of Vietnam War Historical Society honors veterans Star Wars routine leads Fancy Free Cloggers to ‘America’s Got Talent’ A Day at the Opera Eagle Creek draws community to Thanksgiving celebration Ward ekes out victory over Worley in county commissioner race Mary A Garman Ronald L Palmer Joseph S McClanahan II Emma O Hayslip Devils slip by Georgetown in Foundation Game Hupp, Hunter, Wolke named OSSCA Second Team All-State Senior Profile: Kain Turner Lady Devils romp in Foundation Game Oh, those aromas coming from Mom’s kitchen What Became My Biggest Project Deer gun season set to begin ‘Trees to Textbooks’ shares revenues with local schools and communities BREAKING NEWS Winchester’s Baxter wins Miss Ohio USA 2017 pageant Genny Elkins Pauline S Stevenson Donald E Lewis Sr Charlotte R Seaman Ruth Prater Bennie Skaggs Gertrude Swayne West Union High School hosts impressive Veterans Day ceremonies Peebles Elementary hosts ceremony to honor local veterans Duke Energy exits Killen and Stuart Plants GE Aviation hosts annual Veterans Day celebration Senior Profile: Logan Gordley Jeffrey A Brown Sr Peebles Library welcomes local author and survivor on Nov. 19 Homer C Eldridge Robert W Schomberg One Commissioner race too close to call in unofficial count Voters approve majority of county levies on Tuesday’s election ballot NAES Sixth Graders practice the democratic process Honoring one who gave the ‘last full measure of devotion’ Overcoming adversity, veteran of Iraq War opens local business Senior Profile: Ben Figgins Senior Profile: Macy Mullenix SHAC Basketball Previews are set for Nov. 18 and 25 Trio of local golfers finish careers with trip to the highest level of high school competition Peebles sophomore Jenny Seas finishes sixth in OHSAA state cross-country meet Upset win sends Trump to the White House ACRMC awarded plaque for 50 years of service Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for First Nine Week Grading Period BREAKING ELECTION NEWS! Senior Profile: Jordyn Kell Orlie H Kirker Military homecoming at NAES

SENIOR NEWS

Sunday, June 21, is Father’s Day! If you are fortunate enough to still have your father with you, be sure to do something special for him. Send him a card, call him on the phone, take time out of your busy schedule to go visit with him, take him out to lunch, or maybe go fishing. Just take the time to show him you love him while you still have the chance. You’ll never regret it.

We hope everyone who attended our 40th annual Senior Day in Cherry Fork last month are enjoying the tote bags and double-sided flashlight/pens we distributed. We wanted to provide you with nice functional gifts. We would like to thank all the wonderful local businesses who generously donate door prizes to us every year in order for each senior who attends to be able to receive a gift. Please remember to thank them when you patronize their business.

Beltone. A Beltone Representative will be at the Senior Center beginning 9 a.m. Friday, June 19. For more information or to set up an appointment, please contact Mary at 1-740-353-1021.

Fun bingo! We are very excited to announce that our new Sponsor, MediGold, will host a senior FUN Bingo evening from 5 to 7 p.m. June 30. MediGold Representatives will provide small game prizes, snack bags, candy, bottles of water and even a few door prizes! Any senior 60 and over who would like to attend this free event, or if you would like more information, please call Teresa at the Senior Center at 937-544-3979. Seating is limited to 35 seniors only so call today to get signed up on the list.

The Summer Cooling Program begins on July 1. ABCAP will accept calls to schedule July appointments starting June 22. This program can provide assistance to qualified individuals on your electric bill or possibly provide an air conditioner. The guidelines for this program still have yet to be announced. As our office obtains more information, we will keep you informed. If you have any questions, please call ABCAP in Winchester at 1-800-233-7891.

Fund Raising! The Adams County Senior Citizens is continuing our fund raising with products from Rada Cutlery, an American made cutlery. We have catalogs at our office for you to look through at your convenience. We appreciate all those who have supported us in the past and ask for your help to support us for a wonderful future.

Summertime brings back memories of hot afternoons spent down by the creek with a jug of cold ice tea, jumping in to cool off or leaning against a tree with a fishing pole in hand. I doubt if we thought even once about ultraviolet rays, heat indexes or dehydration. It’s a wonder we lived through it! However, these days spending a summer day outside required a little forethought. Hot weather can overwhelm your body and can cause serious harm. Heatstroke can occur if we’re not careful, so here are some suggestions to reduce your risk; wear lightweight, loose-fitting, light-colored clothing; exercise or do any vigorous activity in the cool morning hours; drink plenty of water to keep you hydrated. Forget the alcohol, it’s not good for you; and find out if any medications you are taking could interfere with your body’s ability to regulate your temperature.

The summer can be fun and safe and if you take care of yourself, you’ll enjoy it that much more.

Random Acts of Kindness. This week’s suggestion: Forgive Someone. We all make mistakes. The next time someone wrongs you, forgive them without hesitation. Carrying anger and resentment with you is bad for your health and your relationships. Learn to let it go a d forgive others. Both you and the one you forgave will benefit from this act of kindness. You will be amazed at how much lighter you feel when you forgive someone.

Just a thought: “Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.” -Aesop

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