Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser 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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACOVSD Board meets Sept. 10

The Adams County Ohio Valley School District Board of Education will hold a regular board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Career and Technical Center beginning at 7 p.m.

ACBDD Board meets Sept. 10

The regular meeting of the Adams County Board of Developmental Disabilities is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Venture Productions, Inc.

Seaman gospel meeting Sept. 12

The Seaman Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship Int’l meeting will be held on Saturday, September 12, at 7 p.m in the Seaman Community Center. A catered dinner is served at 7 p.m followed by the meeting at 7:45 p.m. Cost of the meal is $8, children 12 and under eat free. Men, women and children are invited to attend. The guest speaker will be Pastor Brian Adams from Jackson, Ohio.

Adams County Trustees meeting Sept. 14

The Adams County Trustee meeting will be held on Sept. 14 at the Adams County Annex.

Panhandlers Homemakers plan reunion

The Panhandler Homemakers will hold their 35th year Reunion on Thursday Sept. 17 from 5 -7 p.m. at the West Union Christian Union Church Fellowship Hall. All previous and current members of the Panhandler Homemakers are invited. Bring a friend, invite a guest. The church is located at 542 E. Main Street in West Union. For information, call Carol Phipps at 544-2088.

Food Bank giveaway in Peebles

The Peebles Foodbank will hold a food give away at 8:30 a.m on Sept. 19 at the Church of Christ Outreach Center on Nixon Avenue. This is for Peebles residents only. USDA guidelines apply. ID is required.

WUHS Class of 1969 reunion is Sept. 19

The West Union High School Class of 1969 will be holding its reunion on Sept. 19 at the Adams County Lake Shelter, beginning at noon. Class members can bring whatever they want but State Park rules apply.

Reformers Unanimous to meet

The Reformers Unanimous Addiction Recovery Program is held 7 p.m. every Friday at 106 Rice Drive in West Union. For information contact Phil Fulton at 937-587-1797 or Ron Baker at 937-544-4110.

Celebrate recovery

A Christ-centered recovery program for people who struggle with addictions or any life-controlling issue will meet on Mondays from 6 -8:30 p.m. at Church 180 located at 2556 Moores Road, in Seaman. A program for children (ages 5-12) of parents who attend the program is available as well. For more information contact Dan Sheridan at 937-205-5464 or Carol Sheridan at 513-509-3911.

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