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 Volleyball teams honor young cancer patient

Adams County Library News

What are you reading? Peebles Library staff Jeannie, Robyn, and Bev share a few good books.
What are you reading? Peebles Library staff Jeannie, Robyn, and Bev share a few good books.

By Jessica Dooley

The Adams County Public Library is hosting Book Sales this weekend. Join the Peebles Magazine Club for a Book Sale at the Peebles Library on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Browse hundreds of hardback fiction and nonfiction books, including craft and cookbooks, and a large amount of children’s nonfiction, as well as movies.

On Saturday, May 7, the Manchester Friends of the Library will hold a Book Sale at the Manchester Library from 1o a.m.- 3 p.m. Pick up hardback and paperback fiction and nonfiction, children’s items, VHS movies, audios, magazines, and more. The West Union Library and North Adams Library are currently holding passive book sales during library open hours. Stop by to browse marked displays of items removed from the library’s collection. New items are added to the sale daily. All sales benefit the Friends of the Library organizations, who use the funds to support library programs, including the Summer Reading Program. For more information, visit the library’s website, or call your local branch.

On Thursday, May 5, kids and teens are invited to join Julia for a Cinco de Mayo Festival at the North Adams Library at 3 p.m. Join in face painting tutorials, learn more about Mexican culture and traditional Cinco de Mayo activities, enjoy snacks, dance along to Latin music, and have fun with friends at the library. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Julia at 937-386-2556.

Comic books and graphic novels are now available for digital download when you use your Adams County Public Library card. Visit and click on Comics and Graphics Novels under eBook Fiction to borrow graphic novels from DC Comics, including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Teen Titans, Suicide Squad, Watchmen, V for Vendetta, and more. Use your library card number and PIN to log in and download graphic novels to your tablet, smartphone, or computer.

If the title you’d like to borrow is currently checked out, enter your email address to place a hold. As soon as the title becomes available, you’ll receive an email notifying you it’s available for download. The library also offers digital downloads of titles from Dark Horse Comics. Visit, and click on BiblioBoard to get started, and log in with your library card number. Browse Dark Horse Comics titles including Aliens, Conan, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hellboy, The Strain, and many more. Install the free BiblioBoard app on your tablet or smartphone to download unlimited Dark Horse Comics. Keep Dark Horse Comics downloads with no due date, and read them in your BiblioBoard app.

The Adams County Public Library is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visit us online at, or like the Adams County Public Library on Facebook and Twitter. Need to renew your items or place holds? Visit the Online Catalog, and log in with your library card number and PIN. The Ohio Digital Library is always open at Use your library card to download eBooks, audio books, MP3 music, and streaming video. The Adams County Public Library offers free wireless Internet, available at the library 24/7. To see upcoming library events, including Book Clubs, teen activity club, after school programs, preschool story time, and more, visit, and click on the Calendar of Events.

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