Made in America When it feels like you’re spinning plates Bonfires and “building” a farm Lady Devils looking to take that next step 50 years of Bengal memories Ag Society delivers donation to Dragonfly Foundation Young Memorial Scholarship awarded to a pair of local seniors ‘Musical passion is in his blood’ Naylor named NAHS Principal Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director Manchester concludes another River Days celebration Drug Treatment vs. Prison James R Brown Bobby Lawler Jr Adams County man charged with killing estranged girlfriend Lexie N Hopkins Volleyball, soccer previews coming this weekend Michael A Cheek Discover Ohio’s Ancient Cultures during Archaeology Day at Serpent Mound Summer Reading Program ends as new school year approaches Lady Hounds preparing for 2017 volleyball campaign, looking for more improvement A servant’s hands Oh my, nothing better than a sweet tooth Rec Park hosts All-Star Sunday A Saturday night peek at a gridiron future McDowell, McCarty awarded Farm Bureau Scholarships Adams County Medical Foundation awards Dr. Bruce Ashley Legacy Scholarships Your kid on heroin Jerry W Olinger Douglas R Burchett Wayne Cowles Shirley Collins Jack L Yates Wayne Grooms Sr Adams County Building and Loan merging with Southern Hills Community Bank Ahead of Sales Tax Holiday, Attorney General DeWine offers tips for consumers Delores L Cook Harold L Smith Pell, Seas have high hopes for new SSCC campus ‘We prayed and believed it was going to happen’ 4-H Scholarships awarded during Fair Week Showmanship Sweepstakes concludes Junior Fair Competitions Junior Fair Crops are a Premium Show Southern Ohio’s only blackberry farmer wants to make berry pickin’ fun again Challenges ahead for new MLSD Superintendent SAY Soccer celebrating 50 years North Adams hosts Youth Football Mini-Camp Lady Dragons host Soccer Shootout 38 years later, Indians football returns It’s time Ten years and twenty goats later When nobody is watching When a blackberry wasn’t just a cell phone, but delicious Heroin user’s mom says addiction is a disease, not a choice Mary A Wallingford Rickey L Vincent Pauline Ertel William Bryant ACOVSD announces 2017-18 policy for free and reduced lunches What we are made of When summer really arrived Horse project 4-H members head to Ohio State Fair Defender hosts annual Cornhole Tournament George’s Brave Shave’ benefits other Year of planning, work pays off for 2017 fair Local teen opens new business Why can’t you stop? Camp first step in preparation for 2018 Greyhounds on the gridiron Young awarded SEDAB Scholarship Fair hosts Hall of Fame broadcaster Peebles goes back-to-back at the Barnyard The sport of goats Massive storms rumble through Ohio Valley James W Morgan Tiffany R Edwards Marshall W Groves Fairgoers wanna iguana! SSCC moving forward with plans for Adams County campus Mary Wallingford Leslie V Lawrence Jr Fair hosts Cheerleading Competition Peebles FFA installs 2017-18 Officers Adams County Fair Baby Contest Seniors Citizens and Armed Forces Day at the fair Cheers! It’s mocktail time! North Adams Beta Club attends National Convention at Disney ‘You won’t believe the chaos it rains around you’ McCarty’s receive 4-H Alumni award McKayla Raines crowned 2017 Junior Fair Queen Eastern knocks off Peebles 10-5 to capture 14 U baseball tourney Just listen for the answer Time to teach a little History Fair hosts Little Miss and Mister, Toddler shows Jason E Palmer Dorothy Stephenson Shane G Varney The weekend I joined the Army David Stutz Patty Davis Battle results in new chief at the Division of Wildlife

Jeffrey A Daley Sr

Jeffrey A. Daley Sr. age 53 years of Manchester, Ohio passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital.  Mr. Daley was born Feb. 3, 1963, the son of Eugene and Shirley (Knox) Daley in Adams County Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at 1 p.m. at […]



DAR sponsors Good Citizen Award

This year, for the first time, the Sycamore Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored the DAR Good Citizen program. The program is intended to encourage and reward good citizenship among high school seniors. The five high schools in Adams County participated in this program and the  principals from all five […]



Ohio’s young hunters harvest nearly 6,000 deer during Youth Gun Season

Ohio’s young hunters braved less than ideal weather conditions over the weekend and checked 5,930 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 19-20, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s youth gun season, 7,223 white-tailed deer were checked. Youth hunters could pursue deer with a legal shotgun, muzzleloader, […]



Senior Profile: Kayle Thomas

SPORTS EDITOR’S NOTE: Each week, The People’s Defender will profile an Adams County senior student/athlete so our community and readers can get to know better these outstanding young people who participate both in athletics and academics in their high school. NAME: Kayle Thomas SCHOOL: Manchester High School PARENTS: Mindy Thompson and Karen Blythe SPORTS PLAYED […]



Betty Beam

Betty Beam, 85 years of Winchester, passed away on Thursday Nov. 24, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman. She was born in Brown County on Dec. 9, 1930, the daughter of the late William and Eva Mae “Billie” (Kinnett) Moss. Besides her parents, she was also preceded in death […]



Jamie L Corrill

Jamie L. Corrill age 50 years of West Union, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Corrill was born on Sept. 19, 1966 the son of Larry and Joyce (Lee) Corrill in West Union. Survivors include his parents, Larry and Joyce Corrill of West Union; two daughters, Rachel Baker of Sardinia and Kaitlyn […]



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