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

Memorial Day Services set for county

MemorialDayMultiple ceremonies will honor those who have given their lives

By Patricia Beech –

Memorial Day ceremonies will be held this weekend across Adams County in honor of those who have served in the armed forces.

Several services will be held around the county in observance of of Memorial Day this weekend. The The Meigs Township Memorial Day and Veterans Monument Dedication at Evergreen Cemetery on Steam Furnace Road in near Peebles will be held on Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m. Members of the Adams County Honor Guard will be present along with State Representative Dr. Terry Johnson who will be the featured speaker.

Wallace-Thompson American Legion Post 594 in Peebles will hold Memorial Services on Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m. at the Locust Grove Cemetery. A special ceremony will be held in recognition of local soldiers who were killed in action since WWII. Commissioner Paul Worley will be the featured speaker.

Three Memorial Day Services will be held in West Union on Sunday, May 29. The Young -Moore Post 100 of the American Legion and the V.F.W. Walter Harris, Jr. Post 3400 of West Union will have services at the following: Kirker Cemetery at 1 p.m., West Union Cemetery at 1:45 p.m., and East Liberty Cemetery in Lynx at 2:30 p.m. Auxiliary units, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are invited and urged to attend.

Services in Manchester will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 29 at the Manchester Cemetery.

Everyone is encouraged to attend a Memorial Day Service at Louden Cemetery on Monday, May 30 at 1 p.m. Veterans from the Civil War to present day will be recognized. Phil Fulton is the featured speaker.

Memorial Day Services will be held Sunday May 29 at 2 p.m. at the Winchester Cemetery. Music will be provided by the North Adams Band.

Cherry Fork Cemetery will host Memorial Services on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. Music will be provided by the North Adams Band. The Tranquility Cemetery Memorial Day Service will be held on Monday, May 30 at 2 p.m at the Tranquility Community Church. Commissioner Paul Worley, a United States Army Veteran will be the featured speaker. The Charles H. Eyre American Legion Post 633 will honor veterans buried in the Tranquility Cemetery following the service.

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