Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday 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

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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