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 Tammy S Scott Oscar Hilterbrandt Neil R Swayne Beulah M Daniels McDonald’s Classic begins Dec. 27 Letters to Santa Senior Profile: Tyler Swearingen Leadership Adams donates to local outreach programs North Adams student/athletes are part of Holiday Sharing Event Senior Profile: Kylie Lucas West Union Elementary holds Academic Fair on Dec. 2 WUES holds annual Spelling Bee NAHS Art students help out the Humane Society Peebles Elementary announces Spelling Bee winners

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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