• News

    Adams County SSCC campus project put on hold

    SSCC enrollment down despite personnel reductions and increases in College Credit Plus classes –  By Patricia Beech –  Plans to start construction on a Southern State Community College (SSCC) campus in Adams County were put [...]
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    Ferguson appointed to Teen Ambassador Board

    PHS junior will work with AG DeWine’s office to bring teen issues forward –  By Patricia Beech –  Kaylee Ferguson, a junior in the Ohio Valley School District, was recently chosen to serve on Ohio [...]
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    Junior Fair hosts 55th BBQ

    Annual dinner benefits county fairgrounds –  By Patricia Beech –  A record number of barbecue lovers turned out for 55th Junior Fair Beef BBQ held Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical [...]
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    Technology in the classroom

    OVSD supplies Chromebooks to area high schools –  By Patricia Beech –  Imagine having the world at your fingertips while sitting in a classroom. That’s an experience the Ohio Valley School District wants to give [...]

Captain America lays down his shield

by Peoples Defender in Sports 0

By Mark Carpenter – I knew this day was coming. For the most part, sports careers have a short shelf life and the inevitably of eventual retirement is always there. I still vividly remember the [...]


Senior Profiles

Senior Profile: Silas Bennington

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 […]