People's Defender- RSS Feed Fri, 22 May 2015 23:51:45 EST 1800 THE PEOPLE’S DEFENDER SENIOR PROFILE 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... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:26:32 EST Devils out in district semis A winning 2015 campaign came to a disappointing end for the North Adams varsity baseball squad on May 16 as they made their second consecutive trip to the Division IV district semi-finals at Paints Stadium in Chillicothe. This time the opponent was a... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:31:32 EST Peebles falls to Eastern Meigs A season that left much hope for the future came to an end on May 16 for first-year head coach Scott Lovett and his Peebles Indians baseball squad as they fell 4-0 to the Eastern Meigs Eagles in a district semi-final game played at Paints Stadium in... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:16:35 EST Eastern dominates 2015 SHAC Track Meet Though all four Adams County teams participated, the 2015 Southern Hills Athletic Conference Track Meet, held on May 13 at Lynchburg High School, was dominated by two squads from Brown County, both hailing from Eastern Brown as the Warriors swept the... Fri, 22 May 2015 08:01:31 EST County projects ranked in OVRDC caucus meeting WEST UNION - The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission held their second round caucus meeting to discuss ranking projects in Adams County. The commission discussed and ranked three proposed projects to determine possible funding. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:46:31 EST Don’t forget to plant some beans When spring arrived on the farm in the 1950s and 60s not only did we work long and hard planting the crops to sell or to feed our livestock with, but we also made certain the garden was planted also. At that time the farmer's wives depended... Wed, 20 May 2015 17:56:35 EST US 68 to be closed for culvert replacement Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation Brown County Highway Maintenance Facility have scheduled a culvert replacement project on US Route 68 next month, requiring a one-week closure of the route. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:10 EST Broomsedge: That orange to brown weed This information showed up in a recent Beef Blog, and I know several people ask about this weed every year, so I figured this would be good to share. This includes some good information for a plan to eventually get rid of the problem. This article was... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:04 EST Steps to streamline money management If your financial life is confined to boxes, file cabinets and various piles of statements and receipts that only you can navigate, it might be time for a little de-cluttering. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:01 EST What’s in your bucket? “Is your garden planted?” is the question of the week. I have planted my early garden, but no green beans are in the ground yet. It is time to get cracking. I am ready to plant tomatoes, but will wait until I have some bagged mulch to put... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:38 EST Cross wins outdoor awards WEST UNION - Tom Cross, Outdoor Columnist for the People's Defender, took home two awards from the Outdoor Writers of Ohio. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:07 EST Grandpa comes for a visit “Grandpa's are coming!” “Grandpa's are coming!” Excitement reigned. Waiting can be tough for anyone but especially so for a 3 year old who is eagerly anticipating the arrival of out-of-state grandparents. We had... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:22:06 EST GE employees take part in Honor Ride More than 40 local GE employees will take part in Honor Ride Ohio in Columbus (see below) as part of Team GE. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:55 EST Global experts meet in Memphis to discuss rural competitiveness MEMPHIS -Tuesday, leaders from 34 countries gathered in Memphis for the 10th Annual Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Rural Development ConferenceThis is an external link or third-party site outside of the United States Department... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:54 EST Cherry Fork Presbyterian Women meet The Cherry Fork Presbyterian Women met in the social room of the church on Wednesday May 6. Penny Tolle, moderator, opened the meeting. Betty Jo Baldridge, hostess, read about Togo, Africa, from the yearbook for prayer and study. Sarah Kay Blythe,... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:53 EST SENIOR NEWS The Adams County Senior Citizens office will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. It is with special pride and honor that we pay our tribute to those men and women who gave their lives while serving our country. Let us never... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:52 EST North Adams honors community volunteers North Adams Elementary hosted a school volunteer banquet on Monday, April 13, to recognize those who have been dedicated to working with students throughout the 2014-2015 school year. North Adams Elementary values our volunteers and the dedication... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:51 EST Adams County youth recognized The 2014-2015 Ohio Cattlemen's Association Beef Exhibitor Show Total Program wrapped up May 9 with its annual awards banquet held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:51 EST Common pleas Civil CasesAtkinson, Timothy E VS Storer, Donald E Jr Action: Other CivilCivil Division Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:50 EST Pine bark is the ultimate mulch For 17 years we've been using pine bark mulch on our own gardens and show beds, while mulch fads came and went. Dyed red wood chips, cypress, dyed shredded rubber and dyed black wood chips have come into and out of fashion during that time, and... 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