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 Nation’s #1 movie comes to stage Artectis hosts grand opening

Local authors coming to Peebles Library

Smiling faces at the Manchester Library during a Summer Reading Program event.

On Saturday, June 27 from 1-4 p.m., fourteen local authors will participate in a Local Author Book Fest at the Peebles Library. Stop by to meet published authors with Adams County ties, visit in person, and learn more about their stories. Signed copies of their books will be available for sale. Visiting authors will include Serena Miller, Derek Miller, Kay Stockham, Michael Hall, Jennifer Ogden, John Simon, Paula Wright, Carol Cartaino, Saundra Crum Akers, Teresa Slack, Bill Ryan, Gianetta Palmer, Tessy Baker, and Pollyanna Covert. They have published dozens of books ranging from humor to cook books, children’s stories to poetry, Amish inspirational fiction to supernatural adventures. This event is sponsored by the Peebles Magazine Club.

Also on Saturday, June 27, come to a Summer Mini Comic Con at the West Union Library from noon-4 p.m. Dress up as your favorite superhero or science fiction character to enter our Costume Contest. We’ll give away a door prize including a GameStop gift card, and the first 50 visitors can pick up a free classic comic book title. Stop by our X-box 360 gaming station to test your gaming skills with your friends. Catch an episode of classic superhero cartoons. We’ll have superhero-themed face painting for younger visitors. Tables will be available for role playing groups. Everyone is welcome to attend this free, family-friendly Comic Con on the lawn behind the West Union Library. For more information, call 937-544-2591.

The Summer Reading program continues with weekly events for kids, teens, and adults at each library.

On Thursday, June 25, be amazed by the Super Magician John Louis and his assistant, the wizard rabbit Snowball. John Louis will present his magic show at the Peebles Library at 1:30 p.m., and at the North Adams Library at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this fun event.

Young children can join Tara at the West Union Library on Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m. to create their own superhero capes. At 11:30 a.m., teens can join Tara to create a group painting project that will serve as a backdrop for our superhero photo shoot.

On Monday, June 29 at 1 p.m., young children are invited to join Deborah at the Manchester Library to create your own superhero costume. Teens, come to the Manchester Library on Monday at 3:30 p.m. for a Pizza Party, and don’t forget to wear the superhero mask you created two weeks ago. On Monday at 3 p.m. at the Peebles Library, learn how to “Eat Like a Superhero” during the Family Nutrition Program. Marsha McCormick will share tips for eating for health, and how you can support your family with a healthy diet while shopping on a budget.

On Tuesday, June 30 at 3 p.m., come to the North Adams Library to meet our Community Heroes from the Fire Department, Life Squad, and Fire Department. Learn a little about their jobs, and how they help keep our community safe. All ages are welcome to attend.

On Wednesday, July 1 at noon, adults are invited to the Manchester Library to learn more about hidden library resources. Do you know how to use the Online Catalog to manage your account, borrow ebooks, find the library’s newest books on our website weekly, and use subscription resources available through the library, including Ancestry.com? Come learn more about the many hidden resources the library offers.

Keep up with the latest library news and events at adamscolibrary.org, or follow the Adams County Public Library on Facebook.

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