Mabel Chamblin Michael R Jones Marie I Simmons Ray Johnson One thing to remember this President’s Day Adams County Deer Harvest down over 21% MLSD amends five-year budget, prepares for future with power plant closings Lady Dragons triumph in sectional opener Lady Hounds eighth graders capture SHAC Tournament title Gary L Fetters Sr Boys Sectional brackets released ‘We’re only as good as the way we treat others’ Another round of smiles Adams County Board of DD members recognized Terry L Unger 8th Grade Lady Devils ousted in tourney semis WU’s McCarty signs with Ohio Christian Joyce A Huddleson Carolyn Spires BREAKING NEWS: Peebles police search for man accused of selling marijuana-laced sweets Decision Time BBN Senior Profile: Summer Grundy Lady Devils fall to Southeastern, 56-48 Devils outlast Manchester 47-44 in double overtime Peebles holds second Hall of Fame Ceremony Senior Profile: Patrick England Sowards hits 1,000, ties PHS three-point mark County agencies prepare for sweeping budget cuts Manchester Council votes to cut police chief’s hours Wrestling debuts in Adams County Peebles Library hosts book signing As plants power down, community must step up Raymond P Dryden Alva Palmer Billie L Shoemaker Judith Long Brent A Arn Girls basketball sectional pairings announced WU’s Weeks will continue gridiron career at next level West Union JH Boys drop pair at Ripley Eighth Grade Lady Hounds roll into SHAC semi-finals Janet A Kennedy DP&L moving ahead with plans to close power plants Outreach Center in Peebles is a hub of giving River Sweep contest winners announced Gordley hits 1,000 mark, but Indians drop crucial SHAC contest to Lynchburg Manchester lifters compete at Piketon Senior Profile: Madelyn Sanders Charles L Hurd Randy Casto Bobby Strunk Dorothy J Scott Chester A Lanter Coach David Smalley picks up 500th career win at Rio Grande Dustin Holbrook Senior Profile: Camron Gordley As usual, optimism abounds on 2017 Reds Caravan Breeze, Beasley newest members of NAHS Athletic HOF Two humble men Adams County Manor Home Health Care makes road to recovery easier Don and Venita Bowles named as Outstanding Fair Supporters ‘Tip off For Tammy’ is a huge success, joint effort by two schools Husted campaign makes stop in Peebles Benefit held for double-lung transplant recipient I loved that muddy water, building in the creek Margaret E Broughton Larry A Hanson DP&L press release confirms closing of power plants Eighth grade girls showdown lives up to hype, North Adams wins in overtime, 45-43 Senior Profile: Raeanna Stamm North Adams Football sign-ups coming soon North Adams JV girls go 11-4 with win over Peebles Harper wins MaxPreps/JJHuddle Athlete of the Week West Union duo headed to the college gridiron Lady Devils make it 11 straight with win at Peebles Adams County residents attend Trump Inauguration A Look back at our Archives Peebles native comes home to film documentary Ohio Valley Wrestling Cub hosting home match on Jan. 31 Ruth A Branscome Velma Hughes Carol L Lewis Betty L Greiner Devils top New Boston 63-53 in finale of Coach Young Classic Lady Devils rout Eastern Pike in Young Classic Indians bounce back with 67-59 win over East OHSAA Baseball Pitch Count Regulation approved for 2017 At the buzzer, Rothwell gives Dragons an overtime win Greyhounds fall to Portsmouth Lady Indians roll past West Union 80-29 From Division II to the Senior Bowl COSI On Wheels visits West Union Elementary News from the Peebles PTO NAJH Basketball hosting ‘Play For The Cure’ Jan. 28 North Adams Elementary recognizes Students and Staff Members of the Month for December Honoring a coaching legend Benefit will assist double-lung transplant patient Peebles to be featured in new documentary Cleaning the stables-the worst job on the farm Wenstrup reselected to serve on House Intelligence Committee

Trout coming to Adams Lake on March 11

According to the latest from the Division of Wildlife, Adams County is again first on the trout stocking list when approximately 2,500 rainbow trout are to be stocked in Adams Lake on Friday, March 11. The long range forecast looks promising with warming weather and a few sprinkles of rain, a near perfect start to the fishing season.

If anglers recall last sprin,g the stocking was delayed until Adams Lake thawed. No delays are anticipated this time around but weather dictates such matters.

Other nearby lakes that will receive trout will be Rocky Fork on April 2 for a special youth fishing event; Stonelick Lake in Clermont County on April 9; and Turkey Creek Lake in Shawnee State Park for the 50th anniversary of Ohio’s oldest fishing event, the Shawnee Trout Derby, on April 23.

The stocked trout measure between 10-13 inches. Anglers will need a valid Ohio fishing license and the daily limit is five trout.

Scheduled for this weekend, March 5, from noon to 3 p.m., is the annual Division of Wildlife Open House where hunters and fishers, or anybody for that matter can complain, praise, or just socialize with Division of Wildlife personal. The open houses are intended as a platform where the public can express their concerns or approvals on wildlife matters such as fishing or deer hunting. Online comments will be accepted through Sunday, March 6. For southwest Ohio, including Adams County, the location of the hearing is Greene County Fish and Game, 1538 Union Rd., Xenia 45385, phone number (937) 372-9261.

Stocking trout in Adams Lake. This year’s stocking is scheduled for March 11. (Photo by Tom Cross)
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_trout.jpgStocking trout in Adams Lake. This year’s stocking is scheduled for March 11. (Photo by Tom Cross)

By Tom Cross

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