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 Harper, Hupp, Defense lead Lady Devils to fourth consecutive sectional championship West Union Elementary recognizes Students of the Month for January Second Healthy Hero awarded by Adams County Health and Wellness Coalition Coal company files to intervene in power plant closings Senior Profile: Jessica Sowards Senior Profile: Dennis Welch Dorothy E Walls Mabel Chamblin Michael R Jones Marie I Simmons Ray Johnson One thing to remember this President’s Day Adams County Deer Harvest down over 21% MLSD amends five-year budget, prepares for future with power plant closings Lady Dragons triumph in sectional opener Lady Hounds eighth graders capture SHAC Tournament title Gary L Fetters Sr Boys Sectional brackets released ‘We’re only as good as the way we treat others’ Another round of smiles Adams County Board of DD members recognized Terry L Unger 8th Grade Lady Devils ousted in tourney semis WU’s McCarty signs with Ohio Christian Joyce A Huddleson Carolyn Spires BREAKING NEWS: Peebles police search for man accused of selling marijuana-laced sweets Decision Time BBN Senior Profile: Summer Grundy Lady Devils fall to Southeastern, 56-48 Devils outlast Manchester 47-44 in double overtime Peebles holds second Hall of Fame Ceremony Senior Profile: Patrick England Sowards hits 1,000, ties PHS three-point mark County agencies prepare for sweeping budget cuts Manchester Council votes to cut police chief’s hours Wrestling debuts in Adams County Peebles Library hosts book signing As plants power down, community must step up Raymond P Dryden Alva Palmer Billie L Shoemaker Judith Long Brent A Arn Girls basketball sectional pairings announced WU’s Weeks will continue gridiron career at next level West Union JH Boys drop pair at Ripley Eighth Grade Lady Hounds roll into SHAC semi-finals Janet A Kennedy DP&L moving ahead with plans to close power plants Outreach Center in Peebles is a hub of giving River Sweep contest winners announced Gordley hits 1,000 mark, but Indians drop crucial SHAC contest to Lynchburg Manchester lifters compete at Piketon Senior Profile: Madelyn Sanders Charles L Hurd Randy Casto Bobby Strunk Dorothy J Scott Chester A Lanter Coach David Smalley picks up 500th career win at Rio Grande Dustin Holbrook Senior Profile: Camron Gordley As usual, optimism abounds on 2017 Reds Caravan Breeze, Beasley newest members of NAHS Athletic HOF Two humble men Adams County Manor Home Health Care makes road to recovery easier Don and Venita Bowles named as Outstanding Fair Supporters ‘Tip off For Tammy’ is a huge success, joint effort by two schools Husted campaign makes stop in Peebles Benefit held for double-lung transplant recipient I loved that muddy water, building in the creek Margaret E Broughton Larry A Hanson DP&L press release confirms closing of power plants Eighth grade girls showdown lives up to hype, North Adams wins in overtime, 45-43 Senior Profile: Raeanna Stamm North Adams Football sign-ups coming soon North Adams JV girls go 11-4 with win over Peebles Harper wins MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week West Union duo headed to the college gridiron Lady Devils make it 11 straight with win at Peebles Adams County residents attend Trump Inauguration A Look back at our Archives Peebles native comes home to film documentary

Summer Reading Program winding down

Marla and Renee from the Peebles Life Squad visited the Peebles Library during the Summer Reading Program, as part of our Community Heroes Series.

The Summer Reading Program is wrapping up at the Adams County Public Library. Completed reading logs should be turned in before July 11 to be eligible for grand prize drawings. Join us for some of our final Summer Reading events at each library.

Everyone is invited to an Ice Cream Social and Costume Party at the Manchester Library on Monday, June 6 at 1 p.m., as the final event in Manchester’s Summer Reading Program. If you have a superhero costume or mask, we’d love to see it. We’ll have props and photo opportunities to show off your superhero costume – parents, bring your cameras.

On Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m., join us for the Costume Party Finale and cookout at the North Adams Library. All ages are invited to come celebrate your Summer Reading achievements. Kids, come dressed in your superhero costume. We’ll have photo props for taking pictures of your superhero identity in action, and parents are welcome to take pictures. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided, and you are welcome to bring a side item or chips, if you wish. Please call 937-386-2556 to let us know you’ll attend, so we will have enough food.

A Summer Reading Wrap Party and Ice Cream Social is planned at the West Union Library on Thursday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m. for all ages. Come celebrate your Summer Reading achievements, enter your completed reading log in the grand prize drawing, receive a prize for finishing, and enjoy ice cream with friends. T

he Peebles Library will wrap up the Summer Reading Program with Sundaes on a Saturday on July 11 at 1 p.m. Create your own ice cream sundae, and choose from a buffet of toppings. Submit your completed reading logs to the grand prize drawings, receive a prize for meeting your Summer Reading goal, and celebrate the summer with other readers. All ages are welcome.

The Hoxworth Blood Center will hold a Blood Drive at the Peebles Library on Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m. All healthy adults over 18 years old of any blood type are invited to donate blood. To donate, you must schedule an appointment in advance, by calling the Hoxworth Blood Center at 800-830-1091. Visit the Hoxworth website at hoxworth.org for more information, or call the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085.

Adults are invited to join an informal Book Discussion Group at the Peebles Library. The next meeting will be on Monday, July 6 at 11 a.m. Come to this organizational meeting to share what you’d recommend we read as a group, and when you’d like to meet. If you can’t come on Monday, July 6 at 11 a.m., but would like to participate, please call 937-587-2085 and let us know. We’d love to hear from you.

The West Union Public Library will hold a Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m. on Sparks Street in front of the library. Everyone is welcome to participate in this informal celebration of classic cars. Any vehicle at least 25 years old can be entered. Call 937-544-2591 or stop by the West Union Library to enter your car or truck. On Saturday, stop by to see the vehicles, visit with other car enthusiasts, and enjoy refreshments. Guest judges will select award winners in several categories, and you are invited to vote for People’s Choice Award.

For more information, visit us online at adamscolibrary.org, or follow the Adams County Public Library on Facebook.

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