Grand Marshals selected for West Union Fourth of July Parade Adams County, Maysville Vet team up to save injured dog Michael S Knauff Victor P Price Success builds from the bottom up Finalists named for 2017 Fair Queen Contest William Glenn DeWine, Reader Call For Tips in Rhoden Murder Investigation MHS principal to take superintendent post Peebles Skate Park now a reality 2017-18 Fur and Feather Ambassadors named Caley Grooms is Cattlemen’s Beef Ambassador Dr. Mueller leaving Health Department’s free clinic Hourglass Quilt Barn returning to Adams County Lung, Thornburg are First Team All-District selections North Adams hosts annual Boys Basketball Camps Walk-off winner Wanda Hill George D Johnson Life can be a juggling act My favorite thing to do on the farm Wolves in Adams County! Ronald L Wedmore Three lessons from Dad Donald D Morgan Wenstrup uninjured in Virginia shooting Portman staff to hold grant funding workshop Raymond E Applegate Keeping the Peebles tradition alive Back on the hardwood, local hoops squads compete in Monday Night League Seven county athletes recognized as All-SHAC Baseball honorees Stepping to the podium Lady Hounds host Youth Volleyball Camp Senior Profile: Bryan Young Junior Deputy Boot Camps kick off in Manchester Hayes pleads “not guilty” to 109 counts Six-year-old girl finds long-lost class ring Jefferson Alumni awards annual scholarships Paul Tate Jr Marcus I Cox Jewell Gill James M Hill Jr Jeffrey S Jones Samuel A Disher Jack Sterling BREAKING NEWS: Parents face charges after son overdoses on opiate License Hikes and Tall Turkey Tales Danger under every rock Reigning Miss Ohio USA will judge 2017 Adams County Fair Queen Pageant Gordley’s hoops career will continue at Mount St. Joseph Russell C Newman Kenneth C Thurman George Uebel Summer Reading Program underway Honor Flight carries local veteran to DC When rescuers become victims Passing the torch, West Union hosts week-long basketball camp for future Dragons SENIOR PROFILE: Sara Knechtly Terry L Powell Willie Shreffler James C Fitzpatrick Senior Profile: Austin Parks Six countians named to All-SHAC Softball squad Lady Indians get summer camp season underway Memorial Day services pay tribute to local veterans WUHS Steel Band will perform at Bogart’s SSCC announces Honors Lists for spring semester Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for final nine weeks West Union Elementary announces Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks Back to State! Mom calls daughter “living proof” seat belts save lives Rent-2-Own donation means new soccer scoreboard at WUHS NAHS student selected for Engineering Summer Camp Southern Hills Athletic Conferences honors Spring Sports athletes Senior Profile: Kailyn Boyd Madison Welch receives Riffle Scholarship Junior Achievement Volunteers visit county’s seventh graders Marcella J Abbott James Ratliff Gladys Davitz Harry G Shupert Memories on Memorial Day A soldier’s story, a family’s grief Thank You for your sacrifice Seaman community honors local veterans with special tribute Former PES teacher dies in tragic accident All County Senior Citizens Day celebrated Parks signs with SSCC Soccer Senior Profile: Lexie Bunn Jessie Rodgers Memorial Day services set for county Truly our greatest generation Bertha Lashley Maia Swartz Jessie Rodgers Errors spell the end of Devils’ baseball season Senior Profile: Carry Hayslip Lady Hounds’ season ends with tourney loss to Paint Valley North Adams hosts Youth Volleyball Camp Time to get “Stroke Savvy”

Junior Fair Board elects officers

The Adams County Junior Fair Board held its annual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center. The members elected two at large members, Jaycee Baldwin and Alexandria Clark, both of West Union, and both members of 4-H and FFA, and appointed five additional youth to fill vacant positions for the balance of the 2016 term. Appointees include Lindsay Daniel, Wesley Hayslip, Lucy Kersey, and Alizabeth Snider, all of West Union, and Taylor Mason of Manchester. All are active members of their respective FFA chapters, and Daniel, Kersey, and Snider are also actively involved in 4-H.

The Board also elected their officers for the 2016 program year. Newly elected officers include Jace Howard, Manchester – President; Madison Siders, North Adams – Vice President; Molly Bauman, Peebles – Secretary; Kylee Applegate, North Adams – Treasurer; Kelsea Hamilton, West Union – Reporter; and Josie McDowell and Erin Newman, both of North Adams will serve as additional representatives to the Executive Committee.

The 32-member Board is responsible for planning and implementing the annual Adams County Junior Fair shows and activities, held in conjunction with the Adams County Fair. The 2016 fair dates are July 10-16. The Board will be reviewing suggestions from the 2015 at its November meeting. Prior to that meeting, the Executive Committee will meet to develop a draft budget and appoint members to various Junior Fair subcommittees.

Congratulations to the 2016 Junior Fair Board officer team. From left, Kylee Applegate, Treasurer,Kelsea Hamilton, Reporter, Jace Howard, President, Molly Bauman, Secretary, and Madison Siders, Vice President. Not pictured are Executive Committee members Josie McDowell and Erin Newman.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_FairBoard1.jpgCongratulations to the 2016 Junior Fair Board officer team. From left, Kylee Applegate, Treasurer,Kelsea Hamilton, Reporter, Jace Howard, President, Molly Bauman, Secretary, and Madison Siders, Vice President. Not pictured are Executive Committee members Josie McDowell and Erin Newman. Submitted photo

Submitted by Carolyn Belczyk

County Extension Director

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