Pamela M Hampton Former county sheriff celebrates 80th birthday Missing Adams County man is found Lady Hounds fall to Whiteoak in slugfest Calvert’s walk-off gives Hounds 9-8 win over Whiteoak Charles A Benjamin Give My Regards to Broadway Joyce Berry Joe L Easter William E Foster Margaret Belcher John M Cheatham Ronnie Simpson Under new management county hospital is thriving against all odds Historic fairground gazebo demolished One year later, still no arrests in Rhoden family murders There will be trouble in River City! Monna L Fitzgerald Jesse Carrington Janice M Sowards Rhoden family members make plea for tips in Pike Co murders of loved ones Quilting – the art that’s no longer just for Grandma Young is Adams County recipient of Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Wenstrup recognized as Community Health Advocate Ready, set, go! 25th annual Egg Hunt draws hundreds Applicants needed for Adams County Fair Queen Humane Society encourages responsible animal ownership ACCS holds annual Science Fair Peebles Elementary names March Students of the Month Pierce fires perfect game as Peebles blanks West Union Hunters preparing for 2017 Wild Turkey Season Lady Hounds fall 12-3 at Lynchburg Dragons lose early lead, drop SHAC match up with Fayetteville, 13-6 Senior Profile: Isaiah Anderson Devils roll to big SHAC win at Ripley Despite soggy night, WUHS hosts annual Invitational Meet Celebrities for a night George F Carr Jr Teresa S Hoskins Mary B McClure Richard B Collins Randall D Fetters Former Manchester officer indicted on five counts WUHS student wins state Beta Club Secretary’s seat OVCTC students part of state competition S.R. 73 closed for culvert replacement Peebles Lions Club holds first Easter Egg Hunt Weyrich graduates with honors from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics North Adams Elementary releases Honor Roll for Third grading Period Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni Olympic athlete speaks at April 6 SAAM event Venture Hawks end their basketball season with a victory at WUHS Devils baseball sweeps doubleheader from Northwest Greyhounds gain SHAC split, split twinbill with East England signs with Rio Grande golf Pierce fans 16, Lady Indians blank Eastern Brown 4-0 Maybe somebody on the river does have a plan Senior Profile: Ryan Dryden Enjoying the view Still a time for celebration Carl R Brown Lena R Staggs Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects Merlan Shoemaker Dwayne E Thompson Help is on the line! West Union Elementary honors February Students of the Month WUHS hosts 2017 All-County Arts and Music Festival Ohio Brush Creek Canoe/Kayak Access Grand Opening set for April 20 Kasich cracks down on opiate-based prescriptions West Union High School students have successful trip to State Beta Convention North Adams Beta Club excels at State Convention ACRMC hosts annual Health Fair Robert H Bushman Senior Profile: Skylar Newman Nine-run inning leads Lady Hounds to run rule win over West Union WUHS foursome breaks school record First county baseball battle goes to the Greyhounds On the road, Lady Indians pick up two more SHAC victories Senior Profile: Christa Williams One more ‘shining moment’ for SHAC seniors at C103 All-Star Game Esie M Chandler Phyllis Adkins Former Manchester police deputy faces Grand Jury Indictments Cornell tosses no-hitter, Fenton goes deep, Dragons open season with 11-0 SHAC win over Whiteoak New Verizon store opening in West Union Stephen R Palmer Dual culvert replacements for SR 73 Deana P Grooms Tim Phipps Marcella Walker Alvin R Mitchum Senior Profile: Chase Darnell SHAC hoopsters shine at District 14 All-Star Game Greyhounds run rule St. Pat, 15-0 Indians drop SHAC opener West Union hosts early JH Track Meet North Adams student wins state Beta Club President’s seat Anna B Copas Charles A Nelson

Counseling Center, Inc. celebrating 20 years in Adams County

Pictured, from left: Stephen Caraway- Adams County Commissioner, Brian Baldridge- Adams County Commissioner, Holly Johnson- The Counseling Center, Inc. Board of Directors Member, Andy Albrecht- CEO of The Counseling Center, Sarah Hood- Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, and Paul Worley- Adams County Commissioner.
Pictured, from left: Stephen Caraway- Adams County Commissioner, Brian Baldridge- Adams County Commissioner, Holly Johnson- The Counseling Center, Inc. Board of Directors Member, Andy Albrecht- CEO of The Counseling Center, Sarah Hood- Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, and Paul Worley- Adams County Commissioner.

 

Block Party Celebration set for June 5

On Monday, May 9, in celebration and recognition of the 20th anniversary offering addiction and recovery services in Adams county by The Counseling Center, Adams County commissioners issued a proclamation, which read in part,

WHEREAS, The Counseling Center, Inc. Adams County, began operating in 1996, as a nonprofit behavioral health and addiction treatment services agency, led by Executive Director Ed Hughes and a team of licensed clinical counselors and social workers with special training in alcohol and drug addiction and behavioral health issues. Services offered at The Counseling Center Adams County have grown over the years to include primary health care, supportive recovery housing and vocational training; and

WHEREAS, The Counseling Center Adams County first started serving families and individuals, in a small office space, and now has expanded the workforce, moving to 210 N. Wilson Street, West Union; and serves clients from more than 23 states and 36 Ohio counties, operating outpatient addiction treatment services, Crisis Center and Hotline services, a family support service Loved Ones Groups; and

WHEREAS, creating partnerships with existing community health agencies like the Adams County Health Coalition to address a growing health crisis, and helping individuals overcome addiction, connecting them to a lifetime of recovery resources, The Counseling Center mission is “we believe in miracles” – to help individuals rebuild their lives as clean and sober, good neighbors and contributors to the economic and spiritual health of their families and community, and a life built on recovery, are the primary goals of The Counseling Center Adams County; educating youth and all citizens to live drug free;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Adams County Board of Commissioners does hereby congratulate The Counseling Center Adams County on its 20th Anniversary, recognizes the agency as a valuable community asset, and celebrates the agency’s positive impact upon our community, as they serve as a steadfast and dedicated business partner in Adams County;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Adams County Board of Commissioners join the citizens of this community in appreciation and celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The Counseling Center in Adams County, and issues sincere thanks on behalf of individuals and families who choose to live drug free.

The Counseling Center Adams County would like to invite the community to a 20th Anniversary Celebration Block Party on Sunday, June 5 from 1 – 4 p.m. on the parking lot of their outpatient office location, 210 N. Wilson Street in West Union. There will be music, activities for families including face painting, bouncy house, snow cones, a cookout and a Celebration of 20 Years of Recovery program at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

For more information on the presentation of the proclamation or the 20th Anniversary Block Party please contact Sarah Hood, Program Director of The Counseling Center Inc.’s Adams County Outpatient Program, at (937) 544-5218, or contact Gina Collinsworth, Director Community Relations and Development, The Counseling Center, Inc., at (740) 354-3829, ext. 2706.

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