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Yesterday | People's Defender

Crossroads Dair Bar serves up treats

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of articles on dairy bars throughout Adams County - sources of pride for many in the communities they serve.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Seaman, OH, Winchester, OH, Hamburger

Yesterday | Evening Sun

Sheriff's office alerts residents to jury duty phone scam

Residents across the commonwealth have reported calls from individuals, who identify themselves as deputy sheriffs, requesting fine payments for missed jury duty, according to a press release from the Adams County Sheriff's office.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

People's Defender

Summer Rec Program keeps 'em hopping

Visitors from the West Union Fire Department offer youth participating in this year's Summer 'Rec.'

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Peebles, OH, Seaman, OH

Tue Jul 08, 2014

People's Defender

Freedom Fest lights the sky

The fireworks display over the Adams County Fairgrounds was one of the longest and most impressive the county has seen.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, West Union, OH

Tue Jul 01, 2014

People's Defender

Body identified as West Union woman

The body of the deceased female found inside of a vehicle Sunday on East Temple Street has officially been identified as Megan M. Jones, 20, of West Union.

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Related Topix: West Union, OH, Washington Court House, OH

People's Defender

West Union man murdered

Sheriff's Deputies, Ohio State Patrol, and Manchester Police responded to 3485 Island Creek Road in Monroe Township at 4:10 p.m. to find Charles "Duke" Brewer, 60, dead in his home from gunshot wounds.

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Related Topix: West Union, OH

Sat Jun 28, 2014

People's Defender

West Union strip goes dark

First responders arrived at O'Reilly's Autoparts to examine the building for any damage or a possible fire after lightning struck nearby.... The powerful thunderstorm that blew through Adams County on Tuesday night brought more than high winds and heavy downpours.

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Related Topix: West Union, OH, Fire, Weather

Tue Jun 24, 2014

People's Defender

Toys 4 Tots is again a rousing success

Deputy B.J. James , Sheriff Kimmy Rogers , and Deputy Kevin Cross are pictured here with the participants in the 2014 Toys 4 Tot... Adams County Sheriff Kimmy Rogers helps these youngsters with one of the games at last week's Toys 4 Tots event in Peebles.

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Related Topix: Peebles, OH

Tue Jun 17, 2014

People's Defender

Ohio River Sweep scheduled for June 21

The 25th Annual Ohio River Sweep will take place Saturday, June 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There are seven different sites between Adams and Brown counties.

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Related Topix: Brown County, OH, Manchester, OH, Ripley, OH, Higginsport, OH

Evening Sun

Plea date continued in fatal lawn mower crash

Jonathan Giannotto, 45, is scheduled for a July 14 plea date in Adams County Court, according to Miranda Blazek, assistant district attorney for Adams County.

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