Robert D Hill Lady Devils blank West Union 7-0 in SHAC soccer finale Vikings invade and conquer the Greyhounds Outpouring of community support for local business woman with cancer Manchester mourns teen killed in single-car crash Kylie S Lucas Sharon R Grooms Steven L Wootten Forest J McDaniel Ralph O Grooms Adams County teenager dies in auto accident Charles N Vance Wesley M Baldwin James Kennedy Tom A Mihalovich Brand hat trick leads North Adams past West Union 5-2 in SHAC soccer action Senior Profile: Bryant Lung Lady Hounds pull off thrilling Senior Night win Volleyball milestones continue to pile up at North Adams Banner season for Lady Indians soccer SHAC holds Junior High Volleyball Tournament Tournament match ups set for volleyball and soccer Senior Profile: Morgan Edmisten Hounds dominate, improve to 3-4 Is this not the best time of the year? Volley For The Cure is another big success Getting everything we ask for Oh, that dreaded leaf project Manchester: Adams County’s oldest community looks to the future with hope Congressman visits Manchester’s newest business Six candidates vie for MLSD School Board Highway 41 road work stalls MFD holds annual Safety Day for kids, families Lenora Mckee Virgie Cole Helen J Damron Karen S Lockhart Donna M Pelfrey Russell D Pollitt, Sr Karen S Lockhart Harris named Director of Shelter for the Homeless Local candidates abundant on November ballot Senior Profile: McKinlee Grooms Lady Dragons finish third in district golf tourney Lady Devils challenged, but survive to extend SHAC streak to 60 Rally falls short, Lady Hounds fall in five sets to Fairfield Senior Profile: Jessica Newman Lady Indians get shutout win over West Union, 2-0 Erwins host annual Herb Fair Bentonville: A community at the crossroads of Adams County history Tranquility, Wilson Homestead host annual Heritage Days Why we get back up Your local newspaper, the real deal Welcome to the morning klatch Oleda F Saunders Frank A Golden Shirley A Tully Hubert Knauff John T Shupert Celebrate the sports pages Gould, Woolard, defense lead Hounds to second win George E Lucas Betty A Johnson Hayes sentenced Sue Day Devils headed back to state golf tourney Earl R Fields Alberta L Steward Gregory Terry Linda Taylor Levies slated for November ballot Manchester residents forming neighborhood watch group West Union teachers receive prestigious award Crum arraigned in Brown County Common Pleas Court Seaman: A small town with a big heart and a family spirit Seaman Fall Festival again draws large crowds NAES participates in weekend food program AES Ohio Generation assumes control of DP&L assets West Union, Peebles take home county XC crowns Lady Devils win a soccer buzzer-beater Senior Profile: Brooklyn Wylie Lady Dragons move to districts Green Devils win sectional golf title West Union hosting fourth annual Alumni Volleyball Game Gray breaks Lady Indians’ single season goals record Senior Profile: Chase Cummings Lady Dragons cruise to SHAC title Hupp ties school record with five goals in Lady Devils’ win over Southeastern For 14th time in 15 years, Dragons claim SHAC Boys Golf Championship Getting life in order See those signals of the season Jury returns verdict in former Manchester police officer’s trial Larry Peters Gary L Hughes Sr Deanna L Parker Stephen R Fetters Bonnie Hawkins Clifton J DeMint Steven L Kimberlin When you just know

‘Kitten Season’ comes to Ohio

Springtime and early summer are known as “Kitten Season” here in Ohio. During this time of year, unaltered cats reproduce prolifically. A female cat can begin reproducing as young as five to six months of age, and, during Kitten Season she will come back into heat every 14-21 days until she is bred.
In order for the Humane Society of Adams County to be able to take in pregnant cats, nursing moms, and newborn kittens, foster homes must already be lined up, since the shelter is not an ideal place for a new mother to raise her babies.
Orphan puppies and kittens require round-the-clock care which is only available in a foster home setting. Did you know that orphaned puppies and kittens must be stimulated to eliminate waste? This is usually done by the mother cat or dog, but humans can stimulate baby mammals to eliminate by using a warm wet paper towel to mimic a mother’s gentle tongue.
In addition to the knowledge necessary to be a successful pet foster, the Humane Society of Adams also supplies all necessary equipment and veterinary care. Supplying foster homes with the right tools to help baby animals is expensive. Please consider helping local kittens and puppies by donating funds to buy equipment, or by becoming a foster yourself.
Contact the animal shelter in West Union at (937) 544-8585 for more information. You can also help by donating funds to purchase the following items:
• Feeding bottles ($2.99 for 2 oz.; $4.99 for 4 oz., with bottle brush & nipples)
• Powdered KMR (kitten milk replacer) ($32.99 for 28 oz; $64.99 for 5 lbs)
• Powdered Esbilac (puppy milk replacer) ($27.99 for 28 oz; $65.86 for 5 lbs)
• Heating disk ($27.99 for microwavable heating disk that holds heat for 6 hours)
You may also donate the following items directly to the Shelter: Kitten Chow, Puppy Chow, Clean towels (can be used), and paper towels.
Once the kittens are weaned, they must be vaccinated ($17), dewormed ($10), and sterilized ($35 for males; $45 for females) before they can be adopted. Donations that help cover these expenses allow the funds received from adoption fees to stretch further to help more homeless pets.
Checks can be made to “HSAC” and sent to HSAC, P.O. Box 245, West Union, OH 45693, or you can donate securely through PayPal online by visiting the HSAC website at adamscountyanimals.org.

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