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  1. Dishers celebrating 72 years of marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Leroy and Marie Disher of 1835 Old State Route 32 in Peebles celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on July 14. The couple was married at the courthouse in Lexington, Ky. on July 14, 1944.

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  2. 2016 Adams County Fair draws high praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | People's Defender

    It was the best fair in years! That was the consensus among those who attended the 2016 Adams County Fair. "Even when people offered criticism, it wasn't at all negative," said Fair Board President, Liz Lafferty.

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  3. Hard work pays off, 2016 Adams County Fair a big successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | People's Defender

    Liz Lafferty says in no uncertain terms that, if asked, she'd happily continue to serve as President of the Adams County Fair Board. "Bringing the fair together is a lot of work, but the rewards far outweigh the pains, says Lafferty.

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  4. Adams County Summer R.E.C. program again a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | People's Defender

    Over 160 children, ranging from 8 to 14 years old from all over the county signed up for the program, and three days a week for six weeks they converge on Manchester for a day of fun, education, and interaction with other young people. mornings these children get on buses at West Union, Peebles, Seaman, and Manchester and are brought to the Manchester Educational and Activity Center to begin their day.

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  5. After a year's absence, Peebles returns to capture Barnyard Olympics titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | People's Defender

    Who needs Rio? The Adams County Fair has the Barnyard Olympics and for the fifth consecutive year, the center ring on the final night of the fair was invaded by student-athletes from the four county high schools, competing in a variety of "barn" themed competitions to attempt to take home a $1,000 prize for their school's athletic department. North Adams High School had dominated the event up until night, winning three of the first four "Olympics", but after a one-year absence from the competition, it was Peebles High School rising up to take the 2016 title and the big cash prize.

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  6. Martha CrothersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | People's Defender

    Martha Crothers, 87 years of Peebles, passed away at Eagle Creek Nursing Home in West Union on Friday July 15, 2016. She was born in Adams County on Nov. 8, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles W. and Gracie Mae Savage.

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  7. Sheriff holds Junior Deputy Camp in PeeblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    Cutline 3: One of many visitors to the Junior Deputy Boot Camp in Peebles was this big "bear", who always brings a message about how the children can prevent fires. At his second Junior Deputy Boot Camp of the summer, this time in Peebles, Adams County Sheriff Kimmy Rogers speaks to a record turnout of youngsters.

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  8. Peebles rolls to Class - C' Tournament championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    Story and photos by Mark Carpenter - Nearly all of the Southern Hills Youth League softball and baseball tournaments were complete before the week of the Adams County Fair, and one of those championship games took place on July 7 in Winchester. The Class "C" baseball tournament championship game was an Adams County battle between North Adams and Peebles, with bragging rights on the line.

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  9. Faulconer, Williams will be wed Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    Jerry and Jodi Faulconer of Greenfield, Ohio wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsey to Tony Williams, son of Elizabeth Jane Williams of Peebles. Lyndsey is a 2007 graduate of McClain High School and a 2012 graduate of Wright State University.

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  10. Caped Crusader brings message of hope to local childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    An enraptured audience of youngsters listens intently to the message of the Caped Crusader during his stop at the Peebles Library on July 6. Several hundred children across Adams County gathered at their local libraries on July 6 for a visit with the comic book icon, Batman, from "Heroes for Higher." Hosted by the Adams County Library, the "Heroes for Higher" program is designed to inspire children to make positive life choices.

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  11. 125th Adams County Fair begins with sunshine, large crowds, big paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    One of the highlights of the opening night of the 2016 Adams County Fair was the appearance of many of the Junior Fair Queens from the past 50 years. The past queens appeared in the opening parade and then were part of the audience at the 2016 Queen Pageant.

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  12. Al Roettele, Jr.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | People's Defender

    He was born in Mariemont on Aug. 21, 1953, the son of the late Alfred and Marian Roettele,Sr. Besides his parents he was also preceded by one brother, Ed Roettele. Al is survived by his wife, Denise Roettele, whom were married on May 19, 1979; one son, Codey Roettele of Hillsboro; two daughters, Coleen Triplett of Ironton and Cara Roettele of McDermott; three grandchildren, Kaylin and Cole Triplett and Aubry Yochum; two brothers, three sisters, mother-in-law Shirley Swayne of Peebles and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

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  13. Walter W HuffmanRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | People's Defender

    Walter Wesley Huffman, 85 years of Rarden, passed away on Wednesday July 6, 2016 at the Southern Ohio Medical Center. He was born in Peebles on April 23, 1931, the son of the late John and Ocie Mae Huffman.

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  14. Sidewalk construction project beginning in PeeblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | People's Defender

    Keeping children safe as they travel to and from school is a concern shared by parents, schools, and the broader community. The national Safe Routes to School program was created in 2008 to encourage and enable students in Kindergarten through eighth grade, including those with disabilities to safely walk or ride bicycles to school.

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  15. Richard a oeDicka RyanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | People's Defender

    He was born in Highland County on Jan. 9, 1936, the son of the late Charles and Ocie Ryan. Besides his parents, he is also preceded in death by his first wife, Joann Smith on May 19, 2011 and sister, Mary Hooper.

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  16. Five finalists announced for 2016 Adams County Fair Queen ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | People's Defender

    The 2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen finalists include, from left, Molly Bauman, Jordan Crum, Sarah McFarland, McKayla Smith, and Caitlin Young. Five finalists have been selected to compete for the title of "2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen."

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  17. Leadership Adams hosts Youth Academy graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | People's Defender

    A graduation ceremony for the 2016 Leadership Adams Youth Academy was held on Friday, June 10 at the Adams County government building in West Union. The graduation concluded a five-day program aimed at helping students develop leadership skills through John Maxwell's YouthMax Program.

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  18. 2016 Summer Boot Camps begin in ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | People's Defender

    Last week over 130 kids in Manchester participated in the first session of the 2016 Adams County Junior Deputy Boot Camp at the Nathaniel Massie Park in Manchester. The event is hosted by Sheriff Kimmy Rogers and the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Sibbie L. NicholsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | People's Defender

    Sibbie L. Nichols, age 80 years of Hillsboro, formerly of Peebles, passed away Saturday June 11, 2016 at the Highland District Hospital. Mrs. Nichols was born on Oct. 29, 1935 in Buena Vista, Ohio.

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  20. 2016 Equine Ambassadors are selectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | People's Defender

    Newly selected 2016-17 Adams County Equine Ambassadors include, from left to right, Addi Jackson, Ryanna Shear, and Karlie Harper. They will represent the equine program at the 2016 Fair and in a variety of parades this fall.

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