Jason A Barr Why we celebrate Manchester man killed in single-car accident Adams County Election Results – 2017 Hubert Knauff To keep or not to keep Time again for the changing of the seasons November proclaimed as Adoption Recognition and Recruitment Month Local business is seven decades old and counting Local student gets Nashville call Senior Profile: Gabe Grooms Lady Indians fall in districts Quest For The Cup complete for Dragons Meeting a true sports hero WU’s McCarty named District Player of the Year With regional run, Pennywitt completes memorable career West Union eighth grade volleyball finishes as SHAC runner-up Senior Profile: Tray Brand Greyhounds drop home finale, finish at 4-6 Lady Devils fall in district semis Devils go down in district finals Matt Seas headed back to State XC Meet Senior Profile: Charlee Louden Lady Indians ousted in sectional final Lady Devils down Minford 4-1 in district semis North Adams volleyball claims fourth consecutive sectional crown Senior Profile: Brooklyn Howlett Afterschool fun begins at NAES Wearing it pink in October Kenneth L Austin Jay E Minnich Reuben E Hershberger Bobby L Williams 18 years just isn’t long enough Emotional, historic, and victorious Taking action against addiction Utilities commission approves DP&L electric security plan What matters and what doesn’t Oh dear, is that a deer? Junior Gaffin Charlotte J Thatcher Matthew D Miller Megan R Phillips Ralph M Swearingen Linda C Ackley Robert Ralston Shelly Seaman Increased access to treatment, Improving economic opportunity keys to combating Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Seas siblings are again SHAC Cross-Country Champions Lady Hounds cruise to sectional victory Senior Profile: Alyssa Hoskins 101 and another sectional championship Lady Indians claim sectional title North Adams tops Peebles for sectional soccer crown Senior Profile: Shay Boldman 13.5 seconds, heartbreak for West Union PHS JV Volleyball completes unbeaten season On the course that Nicklaus helped design On the ballot: Meigs Township Trustees West Union Christian Church will again be collection center for Operation Christmas Child Peebles voters will choose council members in upcoming election Seven candidates seek seats on ACOVSD school board A time for transformation What will future generations say? Finding all those treasures Janet K Campbell 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

Kylie S Lucas

Kylie Sue Lucas age 18 years of Manchester, Ohio passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Kylie was born on January 3, 1999 the daughter of Michael and Monica (Yates) Lucas in Georgetown, Ohio.

Kylie was preceded in death by her grandmother Cindy (Polasky) Yates and great-grandfather Charles Lucas Sr. Kylie was a 2017 graduate of Manchester High School. Survivors include her parents Michael and Monica Lucas of Winchester, OH; the love of her life Colton Thornburg of Manchester, OH; two brothers Gage and Gavin Lucas of Winchester, OH; grandparents Twila Hughes and Orville of Manchester, OH; Charlie Lucas and Robin of West Union, OH; grandfather Randy Yates of Alabama; great-grandparents Ralph and Karen Hayslip of Manchester, OH; great-grandmother Janie Lucas of West Union, OH; aunts and uncles Matt and Kendra Lucas of West Union, OH; Christy and J.R. Kirker of West Union, OH; Danielle and Joe Adkins of Portsmouth, OH; Michael and Dawn Yates of Tollesboro, KY; Kelly Yates of Florida; Andrew Hughes of West Union, OH; Haley Hughes of Florida; Juliana Staten and Kevin of West Union, OH; many cousins, and a great many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Noon at the Manchester Church of the Nazarene under the direction of Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home with Tony Watson and Ken Harmon officiating. Burial will follow in the Manchester Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday October 22, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Manchester High School. Family and friends can sign Kylie’s online guestbook at www.meekerfuneralhomes.com.


  1. Words cannot express the heartache we feel for you Mike, Monica, her brothers and family. We know you will treasure all the memories of your absolute beautiful daughter and no one can take that away. We send love to your family, hopes for healing with prayers for peace and comfort. Ken & Beth McNeilan

  2. May you find comfort in the many beautiful memories of your sweet daughter. There just aren’t words to express the hurt so many people have for your family. Prayers that God will comfort you during the days ahead. The Williams family.

  3. She was very sweet girl. When my pig pooped on me during show she let me use her rag and spray bottle to get it off and she placed first I placed second and she told me good job and I said it back.

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