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

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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