Marcia R Baldwin Juanita N Lewis Mary K Hilterbran Jack D Reed ‘I had no gumption except to get high’ Long-lost siblings meet for the first time after nearly six decades apart Freedom Festival to honor the American Flag ‘Music and Memory’ at Adams County Manor renews lives lost to dementia Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy takes gold at 2017 Ohio Police and Fire Games Toole awarded Winchester Alumni Scholarship Lady Devils host Summer Varsity Shootout In 14U, Peebles finishes regular season with blowout win Der professionelle Basketball-Traum Local pair attend Wabash College Wrestling Camp Shootouts in the summer time Eight dollars and three keys When life gets messy Hot summer days were no sweat Janice McGlothin Jeannine O Evans Gerald Grooms Marvin Setty Richard G Waldron Grand Marshals selected for West Union Fourth of July Parade Adams County, Maysville Vet team up to save injured dog Michael S Knauff Victor P Price Success builds from the bottom up Finalists named for 2017 Fair Queen Contest William Glenn DeWine, Reader Call For Tips in Rhoden Murder Investigation MHS principal to take superintendent post Peebles Skate Park now a reality 2017-18 Fur and Feather Ambassadors named Caley Grooms is Cattlemen’s Beef Ambassador Dr. Mueller leaving Health Department’s free clinic Hourglass Quilt Barn returning to Adams County Lung, Thornburg are First Team All-District selections North Adams hosts annual Boys Basketball Camps Walk-off winner Wanda Hill George D Johnson Life can be a juggling act My favorite thing to do on the farm Wolves in Adams County! Ronald L Wedmore Three lessons from Dad Donald D Morgan Wenstrup uninjured in Virginia shooting Portman staff to hold grant funding workshop Raymond E Applegate Keeping the Peebles tradition alive Back on the hardwood, local hoops squads compete in Monday Night League Seven county athletes recognized as All-SHAC Baseball honorees Stepping to the podium Lady Hounds host Youth Volleyball Camp Senior Profile: Bryan Young Junior Deputy Boot Camps kick off in Manchester Hayes pleads “not guilty” to 109 counts Six-year-old girl finds long-lost class ring Jefferson Alumni awards annual scholarships Paul Tate Jr Marcus I Cox Jewell Gill James M Hill Jr Jeffrey S Jones Samuel A Disher Jack Sterling BREAKING NEWS: Parents face charges after son overdoses on opiate License Hikes and Tall Turkey Tales Danger under every rock Reigning Miss Ohio USA will judge 2017 Adams County Fair Queen Pageant Gordley’s hoops career will continue at Mount St. Joseph Russell C Newman Kenneth C Thurman George Uebel Summer Reading Program underway Honor Flight carries local veteran to DC When rescuers become victims Passing the torch, West Union hosts week-long basketball camp for future Dragons SENIOR PROFILE: Sara Knechtly Terry L Powell Willie Shreffler James C Fitzpatrick Senior Profile: Austin Parks Six countians named to All-SHAC Softball squad Lady Indians get summer camp season underway Memorial Day services pay tribute to local veterans WUHS Steel Band will perform at Bogart’s SSCC announces Honors Lists for spring semester Peebles Elementary releases Honor Roll for final nine weeks West Union Elementary announces Honor Roll for fourth nine weeks Back to State! Mom calls daughter “living proof” seat belts save lives Rent-2-Own donation means new soccer scoreboard at WUHS NAHS student selected for Engineering Summer Camp Southern Hills Athletic Conferences honors Spring Sports athletes Senior Profile: Kailyn Boyd Madison Welch receives Riffle Scholarship Junior Achievement Volunteers visit county’s seventh graders

Patrick P Clift

Patrick P. Clift, age 53 of Riverside, passed away January 1, 2017 in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. He was born November 10, 1963 in Dayton to the late Lawrence D. and Patricia P. (Roser) Clift. In addition to his parents, Patrick was preceded in death by brothers, Larry Jr. and Billy; sister, Laura Dianne; niece, Paislee Dickens; uncles, Bill and Marvin.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; sons, Nick and Jordan; granddaughter, Bridget; sisters, Cherie (Ron) Myers, Catherine (Bill) Grooms and Nina (Dave) Davis; mother-in-law, Anita Struble; father-in-law, Bill (Judy) Lofty; sisters-in-law, Patty (Bryan) Randolph and Marty (Tony) Davis; aunts, Betty (Wayne) Sandy, Velma (Doyle)
Helton, Janet and Verna Clift; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Patrick also leaves behind many special friends, that became family.

Patrick graduated from Stebbins High School in 1982 and then attended Sinclair Community College. He worked at Norwood Medical for over 18 years. Although he lived in Dayton, he regularly visited Adams County
where he and his family owned and operated Hickory Valley for over 30 years. Patrick enjoyed playing and coaching many sports. He loved fishing, boating, NASCAR and most importantly spending time with his family, friends and four legged friends. Patrick appeared tough on the outside, but was dependable, caring and a gentle giant with a huge
heart.

Family will receive friends from 5-8 PM on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Newcomer Funeral Home, North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Rd. Funeral service will begin at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, January 10 at the funeral home with
Patrick’s cousin, Jeff Helton officiating. Interment will follow the service at Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.newcomerdayton.com

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