Giving some love to those dog days 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

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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