Providing students opportunities to “get by giving” – Story by Patricia Beech – Photos by Mark Carpenter – Students from the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center put their commitment to community service into action on Friday, May 12 for the second annual OVCTC Community Service Day. In partnership with the GE Test Facility in […]
At 2:57 a.m. on Friday, May 19, the Adams County Sheriff’s Communication Center took a report of an ATV crash in the area of the 2400 block of Island Creek Road in Monroe Township. The caller reported that one of the persons involved in the crash was not breathing. Deputies from the Adams County Sheriff’s […]
The West Union Alumni and Friends Educational Fund is pleased to announce its 2017 scholarship award recipients. Chelsey Yates and Madison Welch, two graduating West Union High School seniors who were awarded multi-year scholarships. Chelsey Yates plans to attend Shawnee State University to pursue her dream of being a Math teacher. During her time at […]
Students in the Adams County Ohio Valley School District third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade Talented and Gifted program recently visited Pennsylvania on a parent-funded field trip. The students first studied and explored America’s beginnings from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War during the school year in order to prepare for their adventure to […]
Each May, Ohio joins the nation in observing Older Americans Month. Ohio is home to more than 2.5 million residents age 60 or older with the age 60-plus population growing 20 times faster than the overall population. This year’s theme for Older Americans Month, set by the Ohio Department of Aging, is “Age Out Loud.” […]
Sheriff’s office brings drug education to county schools with free shirts – Story and photo by Patricia Beech – In a continuing effort to reduce drug use through prevention, Sheriff Kimmy Rogers’ office last week distributed nearly 3,000 t-shirts to all the elementary students in the county’s four schools. “Students from each of the schools […]
The North Adams Elementary students pictured above were recently awarded scholarships to attend Science Camp this summer at the Edge of Appalachia. Front row, from left, Wyatt Johnson, Zyshaun Hall, Elaina Wallace, and Kyla Mahon; Back row, from left, Brooklyn Taylor, Curtis Ruggles, Katelynn Boerger, Levi Jones and Jessi Preston.
Forty-six graduates of Southern State Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program were recognized during a May 4 pinning ceremony at the college’s Central Campus in Hillsboro. Graduate Lisa Wagner opening the evening ceremony with the welcome and introductions, followed by administrative greetings by SSCC President Dr. Kevin Boys and SSCC Director of Nursing Dr. Julianne […]