Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2016 People's Defender