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” OVCTC, GE host Community Service Day 65 years in the pulpit Jamison, Richmond, Minshew conquer second race of 2017 Brushcreek season Manchester’s Cox signs with Rio basketball program Senior Profile: Andrew Weeks A dozen SHAC champions Thomas D Lute Sandra F Schwab Turning something broken into something beautiful Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide One dead, two injured in ATV accident 2017 Graduation Ceremonies West Union Alumni and Friends Educational Fund announces 2017 Scholarship Awards TAG students tour Pennsylvania Commissioners proclaim Older Americans Month Building an anti-drug culture one t-shirt at a time SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS NAES students awarded Science Camp scholarships SSCC’s Associate Degree Nursing program celebrates graduation Bauman selected to National 4-H Congress Lois Pertuset Hazel Nixon Philip L Paeltz Manchester Youth Volleyball Camp begins May 30 Jase Thatcher Figgins’ walk-off winner sends North Adams to Division III sectional finals Lady Hounds top East 10-3 in sectional opener Commissioner Pell, union reps travel to DC Forgotten experience brings back good memories for WUHS seniors Gordon Boldman Local teen injured in jeep accident BCI Investigation underway Rick Arnold Happy Mother’s Day- Do you want food? Robert Hodge Melvin Tipton Lady Dragons Basketball Camp begins May 22 Lady Devils Basketball Camp is May 30-June 1 National Day of Prayer celebrated in county NAES students enjoy day at GABP Car strikes Amish buggy near Winchester Eldon J Shoenleben Farming out life lessons to children and parents Proposed Medicaid changes could cost Adams County millions Annual ‘Redneck Run” returns to Manchester May 13 They really were the best of times West Union hosts Junior High, High School County Track Meets Figgins signs with SSCC Soccer Perfect again! Senior Profile: Caley Grooms James T Hughes Anderson signs with Rio Grande Basketball Senior Profile: Miranda Schiltz Playing for Dad, Part II Lady Indians win SHAC Big School title Danny Bryant Sadie Stamm Franklin E Brayfield Softball, baseball tourney match ups announced Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall coming to Georgetown next week Southern Ohio Genealogical Society offers program on ‘Family History Sources at the Ohio History Center’ Joseph A Johnson Jr Kramer tosses two shutouts in five days Trip to Akron = two more wins for Lady Indians softball Devils blank Dragons in non-conference battle Meade twins part of Rio baseball program Playing for Dad Senior Profile: Madison Welch As Mr. Seas It, for ACOVSD High School graduates We stayed up all night with Bob Clean up of Manchester’s abandoned gas stations continues Ribbon cutting held for canoe/kayak access sites Columbus Industries donates driveway repair to Animal Shelter North Adams Elementary recognizes March Students of the Month Animal Shelter Adoption Center announces new hours of operation Major road construction planned for summer months West Union Elementary honors March Students of the Month Charles D Jordan Betty Ginn Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday

Community Announcements

Democrat Club dinner set for Nov. 7

The Adams County Democrat Club covered dish Thanksgiving meeting is Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Venture Productions, Inc., hosted by Green. Bring a covered dish and friends and everyone is welcome.

ACORN fundraiser is Nov. 7

A fund raiser for the Adams County Ohio Rescue will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Manchester Community Building at 400 Pike Street in Manchester. Vendors and crafters can still set up by calling JoAnn Hilderbrand at 937-779-7818. Come do some Christmas shopping and help ACORN at the same time.

Christians Across America dinner is Nov. 7

The Christians Across America Giving thanks dinner will be Saturday, Nov. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at the Burning Heart Campground cafeteria in Bentonville. For more information, call the Naylors at 937-549-3360.

P.E.R.I. local #72 meets Nov. 10

The Adams County P.E.R.I. Local #72 will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. in the Adams County Job and Family Services Conference Room located at 482 Rice Drive in West Union. One Exchange enrollment issues will be reviewed.

WUES Veterans Day program is Nov. 10

West Union Elementary School would like to invite all veterans and guests to honor past and present military personnel. County Commissioner, Parl Worley, will be the guest speaker. Please join us at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. Veterans and guest will assemble in the school library between 1300 and 1330 hours.

ACRMC Trustees special meeting is Nov. 11

A special meeting of the Adams County Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees will be held on Nov.11 at noon at the Frisch’s Restaurant, 11157 State Route 41, in West Union.

ACOVSD Board to meet Nov. 12

The Adams County Ohio Valley School District Board of Education will hold a regular board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Career and Technical Center beginning at 7 p.m.

Developmental Disabilities Board meets Nov. 12

The regular meeting of the Adams County Board of Developmental Disabilities is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Venture Productions, Inc.

Leaves vacuumed in Peebles until Nov. 24

Residents of the village of Peebles: the village truck will vacuum up leaves from your residence through Nov. 24. Do not bag leaves. You may call the Water Dept. at 587-3273 to schedule pick up. Rake all leaves to the curb.

Alzheimer’s Support group meets monthly

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Family and Caregiver Support Group. Program is free of charge, however registration is requested. Held at Adams County Regional Medical Center, in the second floor conference room. Group meeting is held the second Monday of each month from 1- 2:30 pm. To Register or for more information, please call Robyn Gleadle at 937-779-6990.

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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