Headed to the District Finals Betty D Cox Michael L Evans Thelma R Stamper Therese A Boerger Lady Indians go down in straight sets to Valley in sectional play Manchester hosts the inaugural Southern Ohio Cheer Challenge NAHS girls claim soccer sectional title Seas siblings are SHAC Cross-Country champions Lady Devils will collect fourth consecutive SHAC gold ball trophy Lady Hounds ousted in sectional tourney opener Peebles Lions Club holding Thanksgiving fund raiser FFA Fruit sales have begun, run until Nov. 18 Historical marker is repaired PES will present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center Open House showcases new unit PES teacher honored by ACOVSD Board Friends of North Adams Library dedicate new brick Veterans Memorial Senior Profile: Landon Wright 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

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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