Junior Fair BBQ again a big success Beulah B James Senior Profile: Josie Myers Lady Indians place second at Ohio Classic in Hillsboro MVCA dominates Greyhounds in 45-0 triumph For Lady Devils, SHAC streak goes to 55 matches 9/11: Sixteen years later Gertrude Gibson Defender Bowl coming Sept. 16 Joyce A Walker Virginia R Young Senior Profile: Abby Campton West Union hosts 2017 Dragon Run New gridiron history begins for Peebles Trout, fire, and blueberry fields forever Senior Profile: Baylee Justice Lady Devils win SHAC thriller at Eastern Brown From Blue Creek to the Beaneaters Tough loss for Greyhounds in season opener Turning tragedy into hope What we learn from failure Absolutely had to get the wrinkles out Frances S Kidder Leo Trotter 41st Bentonville Festival set to begin Sept. 8 Winchester celebrates its history during three-day street fair Cruisefest returning to streets of Peebles Blue Creek- a community in transition honors its history and heritage Cuteness Galore – Winchester Homecoming Festival Baby Show Ronnie L Day Cast your vote for the Adams County Fairgrounds Nelson E Atkinson Ryan L Colvin Richard Tackett William L Tadlock Penny Pollard Wendell Beasley West Union soccer drops pair at Mason County Lady Indians go down in straight sets Senior Profile: Michael Gill Senior Profile: Katie Sandlin Royals dominate in big win over North Adams Dragons continue County Cup domination Archaeology Day returns to Serpent Mound Hourglass Quilt Square is back up again Manchester family hosts International Guests History, farming, and family- the bedrock of Cherry Fork’s community Bus drivers, emergency responders prepare for coming school year Working up a real good sweat What’s behind the motive? Rondal R Bailey Jr Thelma J Yates She’s all grown up now Scott A Yeager Soccer talent on display at 2017 SHAC preview Baseball community mourns the loss of Gene Bennett Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27 Eleanor P Tumbleson Felicity man killed in Ohio River boating accident WUHS golfers take Portsmouth Invitational It was pretty cold that day Volleyball kicks off with SHAC Preview Night Young awarded Women’s Western Golf Foundation Scholarship One Mistake Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles Adams County school districts facing some major challenges for the coming year Family, friends, and roots: the ties that bind residents of one Adams County village What is your strength? Just the chance to take a look back Ronnie L Wolford Dale J Marshall Herbert Purvis Great American Solar Eclipse coming Aug. 21 BREAKING NEWS: West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup Wallace B Boden John L Fletcher Lady Indians golfers learning the links North Adams, West Union golfers open 2017 seasons This Labor Day, ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals Local student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders MHS welcomes new principal Made in America When it feels like you’re spinning plates Bonfires and “building” a farm Lady Devils looking to take that next step 50 years of Bengal memories Ag Society delivers donation to Dragonfly Foundation Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a pair of local seniors ‘Musical passion is in his blood’ Naylor named NAHS Principal Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director Manchester concludes another River Days celebration Drug Treatment vs. Prison James R Brown Bobby Lawler Jr Adams County man charged with killing estranged girlfriend Lexie N Hopkins Volleyball, soccer previews coming this weekend Michael A Cheek

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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