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

Great music coming to the 2015 Fair

Spearpoint, July 12 at 8 p.m.

One Over 8, July 13 at 8:30 p.m.

Finding Favour, July 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Noah Smith, July 18 at 8 p.m.

As usual, a wide variety of musical genres will be on display at this year’s Adams County Fair, including the county’s own Liberty Band, which will perform at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15 as part of Senior Citizens and Armed Forces Day at the fair.

The opening night of the 2015 Fair (Sunday, July 12) will conclude with a concert by the band Spearpoint at 8p.m., who will energetically hit the stage with a wide variety of music, ranging from surf songs to the Beatles, The Who, and a little southern rock, all played with band’s own bit of edginess. The group has performed at Great American Ball Park, the Kentucky Speedway, Sawyer Point, and many other local venues.

Spearpoint consists of Spencer St. Pierre on vocals, lead, and rhythm guitar, Augie Giambrone on lead and rhythm guitar and vocals, Jack Miller on bass guitar, Ethan Adams on drums and percussion, and Elyssa Girtman on vocals and keyboards. Hang around on the first night of the fair for a unique music experience.

Concluding the Senior Fair activities on Monday night at 8:30 p.m., July 13 will be a group that many countians are familiar with, One Over 8, five men who perform at a number of local stops. One Over 8 is made up of Jeremy Reed, Daniel Horsley, Mike Cisco, Carl Riggins, and Steve Zornes.

To conclude the activities on Tuesday, July 14, the Christian sounds of Finding Favour will fill the center ring. If you need some fuel to your religious fire, then the foursome of Blake NeeSmith, Allen Dukes, Dustin Daniels, and Josh Duckworth should be just the right medicine for you. The Finding Favour show will begin in the center ring at 7:30 p.m.

Country music fans will delight in the closing act on Saturday, July 18 as Noah Smith, described as a “modern day country rock Springsteen,” will perform at 8 p.m. in the center ring. A native of Brown County, Smith fell in love with the sounds of the acoustic guitar at a young age and the rest is history. Smith has been nominated for three Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Best New Artist, Best Country Artist, and Best Singer/Songwriter. Smith will also be appearing at the Brown County Summer Fest in Mt. Orab on Aug. 7.

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