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 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

Adams County Library News

Jaylee Crum was excited to sign up for her first library card.
Jaylee Crum was excited to sign up for her first library card.

Through the end of April, come visit the Adams County Public Library to see a 3D printer in action. The library has borrowed an UP Plus 2 3D printer from SWON Libraries, and we’re holding demonstrations at each library branch. 3D printing uses computer software to design and fabricate any three dimensional object by building thin layers of superheated plastic filament. Call to ask about having a custom item printed for you.

Want a hands-on experience? Come try the 3Doodler, a small handheld extruder that lets you control the flow of plastic filament. AmeriCorps volunteer Melissa will demonstrate the 3D Printer Showcase at the Manchester Library on April 20, the North Adams Library on April 21 and 25, and the Peebles Library from April 26 – 29. Call 937-587-2085 for more information.

Students preparing for college must navigate online applications, the FAFSA, and search for grants and scholarships. Free assistance is available at the library through a federal TRIO grant. Academic advisor Ed Huck is available by appointment at any Adams County Public Library, or at the Mt. Orab campus of Southern State Community College, to coach students through the process of filling out the FAFSA, financial planning, and applying for loans or scholarships. This service is available free of charge to both adults and first time college students. To learn more, or to schedule an appointment, call the Peebles Library at 937-587-2085.

Adult Book Club meetings are coming up next week at the North Adams and West Union Libraries. On Thursday, April 28, join Julia at the North Adams Library at 5:30 p.m. Enjoy a relaxed discussion about “Against the Tide” by Elizabeth Camden, share a quiz, refreshments, and a door prize. Copies of the current book club title, and next month’s title, are available at the library desk all month. For more information, call Julia at 937-386-2556.

On Thursday, April 28 at 6 p.m., join Amy at the West Union Library for a Book Club meeting. We’ll discuss “Dr. Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine” by Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz. Pick up a copy in advance at the library desk, and help us select our May book club title. For more information, call Amy at 937-544-2591.

The Peebles Magazine Club will host a Book Sale at the Peebles Library on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Come browse hundreds of books, including hardback adult fiction and nonfiction, and hardback children’s nonfiction. For more information, call 937-587-2085.

The Adams County Public Library adds new books to our shelves every week. See a list of the Adams County Public Library’s new books, updated every week, on the library’s website. Receive email alerts about new books in your favorite genre by subscribing to an email newsletter. Pick up a printed copy of a brief New Book List and event calendar at the library desk. Use the Online Catalog to place requests on your favorite titles, and pick them up at your library branch when they become available. Some new fiction titles include “Hide Away” by Iris Johansen, “An Honorable Man” by Paul Vidich, “Savannah Blues” by Mary Kay Andrews, “The Quieting” by Suzanne Fisher Woods, “King Maybe” by Timothy Hallinan, and “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci.

The Adams County Public Library is open from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Visit us online at

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