Geneva E Vogler Susan L Kremin Local golf teams complete play at state tournament Lady Dragons make school history with tournament win Browning gets hands-on look at NASA’s latest robotics Local beautician celebrates 80th birthday Health Department appeals to November voters Betty R Toller Senior Profile: Craig Horton Helen F Hoffer Super Saturday at Freedom Field Lady Dragons hang on for five-set victory over Manchester Seventh Grade Lady Hounds are SHAC Tournament champions Peebles Elementary announces September Students of the Month Rideout’s Muffler celebrating 40th anniversary this month Senior Citizens levy will appear on November ballot Bonnie J Orr Dorothy M Edenfield Senior Profile: Grace Barge Jerry Paquette Dragons get big 38-20 win at Green Manchester takes varsity team titles at West Union Invitational Lady Devils knock off Peebles on Volley For the Cure Night Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber Senior Profile: Kelsey Friend Lady Dragons finish as District Runners-Up Sectional pairings announced for volleyball and soccer 2 and 3 and worried is me Patricia Clift Adams County Humane Agent saves abandoned dogs and puppies Tourism had major economic impact on Adams County in 2015 Senator Portman brings his campaign to Adams County Betty E Lawson Sanborn NAHS holds National Honor Society induction ceremonies Harlan W Benjamin Joyce A Lafferty Senior Profile: Lee Hesler Dragons get SHAC win, 2-1 over Fairfield North Adams tops Peebles in ‘Kickin Cancer’ battles Double duty coming at Boys’ State Golf Tournament as West Union and North Adams both qualify Humane Society providing ‘Straws For Paws’ North Adams Elementary honors students and staff Russell Rockwell Julie L Wagner Hobert C Robinson Samuel D McClellan Brenda S Bare Clarencce Walker Jr Dolly M Hilterbrandt Jack Roush Day returns to Manchester West Union FFA has busy opening to school year ODOT opens new full-service Maintenance Facility Peebles Elementary introduces Peer Mentoring program Frost is recipient of Morgan Memorial Scholarship Peebles Fire Department has a new addition Heritage Days return to Tranquility Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival begins Friday Caraway Farm hosts annual Pumpkin Festival ‘Run Gio’ makes a visit to Adams County Senior Profile: Mackenzie Smith West Union, North Adams grab top two spots in Division III golf sectional tournament This memory will live with me forever Will M Stern West Union and North Adams-State Bound! Lillian N Smith Betty R Shelton Barbara ER Bohl Brenda Farley Senior Profile: Caitlyn Bradford Dragons roar to 40-0 Homecoming victory Greyhounds take three of four races at annual Adams County Meet Monarch Meadows holds grand opening Discovering a touch of glass on Erie’s Shores Junior L Conaway William B Brumley Sr Fred G Davis Ohio Valley FFA Officers for 2016-17 named ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley West Union holds football Homecoming festivities First graders pick the Sheriff Cross honored by ODNR with the prestigious Cardinal Award Renowned Ohio artist visits WUHS Don and Venita Bowles named 2016 Outstanding Fair Supporters PES students part of new Lego League Ferno donates $2,500 to OVCTC From the cistern to the city water Basketball officiating class being offered in October Peebles rolls by West Union in straight sets Par for the course, Dragons sweep SHAC Golf titles Greyhounds hang on late for first win of 2016 season You have to understand the process to understand the job Alex K Miller Ann E Campbell Scott N Atkinson Senior Profile: Tyler Fowler Martin named to All-Tourney Team in North/South Battlefield Classic 200 years on the banks of the Ohio, in a little town called Moscow Edwin P Prince ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley Volleyball teams honor young cancer patient


The Hoxworth Blood Center will hold a Blood Drive at the Peebles Library on Friday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Appointments must be made in advance in order to donate during the blood drive. Blood donors are needed to provide life-saving medical care, and any healthy adult over 18 of any blood type is eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, please call Hoxworth at 1-800-830-1091, or visit them online at

Kids are invited to have a “Ghoul Old Time” at the North Adams Library on Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Wear your Halloween costume, and join Ms. Julia for an after school party featuring a costume contest, games, prizes, face painting, candy, and a picture booth. Younger children and preschoolers are invited to attend an age-appropriate “Spooktacular Story Time” at the North Adams Library on Tuesday at 11 a.m. For more information, call Julia at 937-386-2556.

Cornerstone Paranormal Investigators will present a program about understanding the science behind paranormal encounters at the North Adams Library on Moores Road in Seaman on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Come uncover the logic and science behind paranormal phenomena, ghost encounters, and hauntings, and share your own experiences. The investigators will share audio and video recordings, and demonstrate the equipment they use to record phenomena.

On that same morning at 10 a.m., tune in to local radio C103 to hear a member of the Cornerstone team talk about their investigations. The Cornerstone Paranormal team has six years of experience, and includes technology professionals, history authors, former police officers, ER nurses, teachers, medical students, and others. Come get the in the mood for Halloween! This program is suitable for all ages, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The illustrations of library employee Donelle Lacy are being featured in an art show at the Mt. Orab campus of Southern State Community College. On Thursday, Oct. 22 from 5 – 7 p.m., attend an opening reception to view the show and meet the artist. Donelle Lacy teaches drawing skills and art history to students during Teen Art Class at the West Union Library every other Thursday. Donelle earned her Master of Fine Art in illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, and her Bachelor of Fine Art in drawing from Shawnee State University. She specializes in fantasy illustration, and her show at SSCC will feature ink illustrations and digital art, including some fan art for Doctor Who. The show featuring Donelle’s illustrations will be on display at SSCC’s Mt. Orab campus through December.

The Adams County Public Library offers weekly activities for kids at each library. Learn more about the After School program at the Manchester Library, the After School program at the North Adams Library, Teen Art Class at the West Union Library, Teen Activity Clubs at the Manchester and North Adams Libraries, and Story Time at every library on our website,

All four libraries are open from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

First grade students from Manchester Elementary participate in the After School Program with Deborah, every Monday at the Manchester Library. grade students from Manchester Elementary participate in the After School Program with Deborah, every Monday at the Manchester Library. Submitted photo

By Jessica Dooley

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