Manchester grad enjoys a “Super” Experience Taking Adams County patriotism to the state capitol John P Sininger Jo Ann Hayslip Harvey U Schrock Eunice G. Burgess Senior Profile: Kaulen St Michael Cox Racing returns to Brushcreek on April 2 Southern Hills Athletic Conference holds Winter Sports Awards ceremony Adams County provides multiple walking venues Adams County parks are tobacco-free Rhoads Memorial 5K Run/Walk is April 9 Peebles Elem. Staff of the Month Floyd E Maddy Raymond A Holt Derrick Poe Spencer E McFarland Mintie F Rogers Roberta Eylar Big Time Wrestling coming to NAHS Carl Tomlin CTC students help with storm clean-up Opening the door for high-tech jobs Jack R Slyger Thomas Stratton Jr Eastern Lady Warriors headed to Final Four Senior Profile: Logan Rogers Southern Hills Athletic Conference names 2016-17 All-Conference Basketball Teams Winchester PD continues assault on drugs Alonso joins Defender staff Sheriff to set up outpost in Manchester Johnson named OEDA Membership Chairperson Sherman E Young Ruth Jackman ‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio Manchester Council votes to disband PD Olde Wayside Inn under new management Two overdose on heroin Senior Profile: Ethan Parrett Adams/Brown Youth League holds postseason tourney Three nights of pain Furious rally falls short, Lady Devils again eliminated in Div. III district finals, 45-42 Oscar Moore Barbara J Finnegan Ohio Senate and House honor Miss Ohio USA Michael Eldridge Frances Towner Thelma R Williamson BREAKING NEWS: Manchester council votes to eliminate police department Before all dogs go to heaven Adaptive Bikes delivered in Adams County Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification plans announced for 2017 Local couple takes ownership of two local businesses Jo Hanson to retire after nearly 50 years in banking Sierra Club, hero or villain? Greyhounds, Devils are runners-up in SHAC Tournaments Harold L Purdin Senior Profile: Jacob Wickerham 98-year old author publishes first book Early March storm packs destructive punch Jeeps rally in second half to end the Peebles season How about some post season awards? Thanks for all the great sports coverage PHS Principal hopes to expand students’ world view When spring becomes a promise Greg Lorenz Clay shoots the lights out, shoots down Greyhounds’ season Senior Profile: Savannah McFarland Devils put up a good fight, but fall to Portsmouth in sectional final, 50-43 Second half comeback sends Lady Devils to district finals for third straight year Butts honored by Southeast District Athletic Board North Adams Elementary holds Random Acts of Kindness Week Chester W Eyre BREAKING NEWS: March makes its entrance with force WUES kicks off Right to Read Week with guest readers WUHS students see Aronoff show on the life of Edgar Allan Poe Local high school seniors winners of Wendy’s Heisman Awards The emotions of a senior year Market Hog Clinic scheduled for March 4 Venture Hawks fall to Scioto County Senior Profile : Colton Thornburg Lady Dragons’ season ends with sectional loss to Lynchburg Devils advance in tourney with convincing win over West Union, will face Portsmouth for sectional title Wenstrup selected as Vice Chairman of House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports to hold fund raiser Linda M Howland Nellie B Hayslip Russell E Bailey Gladys M Perdue Commissioners meet in Columbus with DP&L CEO Tom Raga Missing the Dirtrollers The farms that aren’t forgotten Flora Hilderbran Commissioners to meet with DP&L officials New state graduation requirements called a ‘train wreck’ Catching up with Keller Senior Profile: Justin Knechtly Piketon size is too much for Lady Indians, Peebles falls in sectional finals Greyhounds grab Senior Night win Indians finish regular season riding six-game winning streak

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 ohioebooks.org 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 adamscolibrary.org, 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 adamscolibrary.org, 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 ohioebooks.org. 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 adamscolibrary.org, and click on the Calendar of Events.

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