Saving Adams County’s power plants North Adams High School announces annual Science Fair Winners Board of Developmentally Disabled holds Jan. 11 swearing-in ceremony Peebles Elementary honors December Students of the Month Adams County villages receive Bike Racks and Fix-it Stations College Credit Plus Program available to high school students Wenstrup selected as Chairman of Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health 2017 Manchester Homecoming is ‘Super’ Lions put damper on Manchester Homecoming West Union athletes honored by OSSCA Senior Profile: Story Kremin Bickett, Runyan lead Lady Dragons to victory in Manchester Indians improve to 8-3 with Saturday night rout of Portsmouth West Farm Bureau scholarships available to HS seniors Wilbur named to the Wilmington College Dean’s List Opal Van Hoose Ruby Yazell Chris Volk North Adams High School holds annual Homecoming ceremonies Six workers injured in power plant explosion Commissioners hold proclamation ceremony for 4-H Week Senior Profile: Shyanne Tucker Coach Young Classic is Saturday at NAHS Helen Kerr Anna L DeMint The garden that got us through the winter months Virginia L Fricker JV Devils top Northwest 51-34 Senior Profile: Caitlin Young North Adams moves to 7-5 with 16-point Homecoming win over Northwest Held to a higher standard Claudia J Purtee Shaylee E Prewitt Questions still linger in Stuart explosion Richard Holsinger J Ruth Madden Frank E Swayne Robert Bechdolt Sara D Hatfield Barbara Goodwin Jeffrey Frederick Grace E Myers Johnny A Sullender Sr. Senator Joe Uecker sworn-in for second term Wenstrup sworn in for third term in House Ronald L Chochard Patrick P Clift Samuel W Freeland Senior Profile: Casey Mullenix Lady Dragons win ugly, taking Classic consolation game over Manchester, 48-45 Greyhounds roll by West Union to take Classic consolation game, 82-58 History made as Ward takes oath of office Peter A Bennington Tangela R King McDonald’s Classic crowns 2016 champions MVP Arey leads Peebles to McDonald’s Classic title, Indians outlast North Adams 82-76 in double overtime thriller Lady Devils get Classic three-peat, make it 10 of 11, 14 titles for Coach Davis Senior Profile: Raegan Dick Teaching students the power of giving Kids at Children’s Home gifted with shopping spree Marion Liming Dorothy Huff John R Murphy Michael L McAninch Rita Rogers Edward L Combs Ronald W Staggs Mary H Grooms Gladys Wilson Donald Barnhill Monda Van Vorren Deborah Spires Senior Profile: Andre Wolke Indians pull away in second half, get past Manchester 71-58 in Classic semis On home floor, Lady Indians move to Classic title game North Adams handles West Union, Devils move to Classic finals with 68-53 victory Lady Devils roll into Classic championship Beth E Rowley Leatrice Lewis Senior Profile: Justin Aldridge Mary Helterbridle Wanda Huffman PES Performing Arts entertains at Hometown Christmas Adams County Manor sends holiday wishes Peebles Lions Club hosts Christmas breakfast Elusive Elf on a Shelf makes a return visit to PES Santas in blue spread Christmas cheer in a very special way Senior Profile: Aubrey McFarland WUHS holds Hall of Fame induction ceremonies WUHS Academic Team has undefeated season Serving those who served their country From Pearl Harbor to ‘America’s Got Talent’, 93-year-old WWII vet is still going strong Yester Years brings a touch of old to the new Merry Christmas to you all North Adams Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners Peebles High School hosts Homecoming ceremonies Children in need receive gifts at PES Adams County Manor holds annual Door Decorating Contest WUHS celebrates with numerous Christmas activities Halftime lead quickly vanishes, Dragons fall to Northwest 73-62 in Saturday night non-conference match up

Kids College coming April 2

4-H members of all ages are invited to attend this year’s 4-H Kids College on Saturday, April 2, at the OVCTC in West Union, with a registration deadline of March 11. This event is open to all 4-H members with an interest in the subject matter, regardless of what projects they are taking. Those enrolled in related projects will learn about project requirements, pre-fair judging, and Ohio State Fair expectations. Each course will provide hands-on learning opportunities, and members will complete one or more activities from their project books. Youth will leave each course with a product, kit, or new information.

A variety of courses are scheduled, most designed to help members enrolled in non-livestock projects get the help and support they need to complete the project and bring it to pre-fair judging on June 28.

Kids College is sponsored in part by OSU Extension Adams County, Southern State Community College, and the Adams County 4-H Advisory Committee. All course instructors have volunteered their time and expertise. Participant fees will be used to pay for course instructional materials, facility rental, equipment, and supplies. Most courses will offer participants the opportunity to take home a completed product, a project kit, or project-related equipment and supplies.

Elective courses being offered in the morning include Dr. Bob’s WeDo Robotics, Get Stared in Art, Intro to Vet Science, Safe Use of Guns, and Scrapbooking 101. Afternoon courses include Cake Decorating for Beginners, Crochet Basics, Dr. Bob’s Science Fun, Fishing 101, and Photography 101.

Over the lunch hour, participants will enjoy get-acquainted activities and participate in a session designed to help them prepare for a formal presentation or speech, presented by Joel Colón. In addition, Bonnie Simpkins, current Adams County 4-H Camp Ambassador, will present a brief session to encourage members to attend the 2016 summer 4-H camps at Canter’s Cave.

Cost to participate in this college-like program is just $15 for one elective and lunch, or $20 for two electives and lunch. All registrations are due on or before 4 p.m. on March 11. Courses will be filled on a first-come, first served basis, with no more than 12 youth accepted in any course.

For more information about Kids College or for a description of each course, visit the OSU Extension Adams County website at adams.osu.edu or contact the Extension Office at 937.544.2339.

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Submitted by Carolyn Belczyk

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