Betty D Cox Michael L Evans Thelma R Stamper Therese A Boerger Lady Indians go down in straight sets to Valley in sectional play Manchester hosts the inaugural Southern Ohio Cheer Challenge NAHS girls claim soccer sectional title Seas siblings are SHAC Cross-Country champions Lady Devils will collect fourth consecutive SHAC gold ball trophy Lady Hounds ousted in sectional tourney opener Peebles Lions Club holding Thanksgiving fund raiser FFA Fruit sales have begun, run until Nov. 18 Historical marker is repaired PES will present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center Open House showcases new unit PES teacher honored by ACOVSD Board Friends of North Adams Library dedicate new brick Veterans Memorial Senior Profile: Landon Wright Geneva E Vogler Susan L Kremin Local golf teams complete play at state tournament Lady Dragons make school history with tournament win Browning gets hands-on look at NASA’s latest robotics Local beautician celebrates 80th birthday Health Department appeals to November voters Betty R Toller Senior Profile: Craig Horton Helen F Hoffer Super Saturday at Freedom Field Lady Dragons hang on for five-set victory over Manchester Seventh Grade Lady Hounds are SHAC Tournament champions Peebles Elementary announces September Students of the Month Rideout’s Muffler celebrating 40th anniversary this month Senior Citizens levy will appear on November ballot Bonnie J Orr Dorothy M Edenfield Senior Profile: Grace Barge Jerry Paquette Dragons get big 38-20 win at Green Manchester takes varsity team titles at West Union Invitational Lady Devils knock off Peebles on Volley For the Cure Night Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber Senior Profile: Kelsey Friend Lady Dragons finish as District Runners-Up Sectional pairings announced for volleyball and soccer 2 and 3 and worried is me Patricia Clift Adams County Humane Agent saves abandoned dogs and puppies Tourism had major economic impact on Adams County in 2015 Senator Portman brings his campaign to Adams County Betty E Lawson Sanborn NAHS holds National Honor Society induction ceremonies Harlan W Benjamin Joyce A Lafferty Senior Profile: Lee Hesler Dragons get SHAC win, 2-1 over Fairfield North Adams tops Peebles in ‘Kickin Cancer’ battles Double duty coming at Boys’ State Golf Tournament as West Union and North Adams both qualify Humane Society providing ‘Straws For Paws’ North Adams Elementary honors students and staff Russell Rockwell Julie L Wagner Hobert C Robinson Samuel D McClellan Brenda S Bare Clarencce Walker Jr Dolly M Hilterbrandt Jack Roush Day returns to Manchester West Union FFA has busy opening to school year ODOT opens new full-service Maintenance Facility Peebles Elementary introduces Peer Mentoring program Frost is recipient of Morgan Memorial Scholarship Peebles Fire Department has a new addition Heritage Days return to Tranquility Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival begins Friday Caraway Farm hosts annual Pumpkin Festival ‘Run Gio’ makes a visit to Adams County Senior Profile: Mackenzie Smith West Union, North Adams grab top two spots in Division III golf sectional tournament This memory will live with me forever Will M Stern West Union and North Adams-State Bound! Lillian N Smith Betty R Shelton Barbara ER Bohl Brenda Farley Senior Profile: Caitlyn Bradford Dragons roar to 40-0 Homecoming victory Greyhounds take three of four races at annual Adams County Meet Monarch Meadows holds grand opening Discovering a touch of glass on Erie’s Shores Junior L Conaway William B Brumley Sr Fred G Davis Ohio Valley FFA Officers for 2016-17 named ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley West Union holds football Homecoming festivities First graders pick the Sheriff Cross honored by ODNR with the prestigious Cardinal Award Renowned Ohio artist visits WUHS

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 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.

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