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  1. Local stray dog recovers from hit and run - People's DefenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | People's Defender

    On July 10, 2017, a white and brown dog was found beside a road near Peebles. She was lying in a ditch, covered in her own blood.

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  2. February 13, 2018 ] Adams County shut out of SHAC Junior High tourney finals SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | People's Defender

    The Southern Hills Athletic Conference junior high tournaments will hold their championship games this Saturday at West Union High School, but there will be no teams from Adams County playing for titles. The county had five teams in last weekend's semi-finals played at Eastern Brown, but all five went down to defeat in seventh and eighth grade action.

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  3. February 12, 2018 ] Roger W Fisher ObituariesRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | People's Defender

    Roger W. Fisher, age 79 years of West Union, passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at the Adams County Manor. Roger was born Dec. 8, 1938, the son of the late Guy and Kate Fisher in Adams County, Ohio.

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  4. February 12, 2018 ] Boys sectional tournament pairings releases SportsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | People's Defender

    After a regular season which saw a pair of Adams County varsity boys squads finish at the top of the Southern Hills Athletic Conference standing, it is time to think postseason, Convo, and "Basketball 30." The Southeast District Division III and Division IV sectional tournament brackets were released on Sunday, Feb. 11 and now all four county boys teams know when and where their tourney trail begins. Easily the biggest surprise and feel-good story of the season has been Coach Greg Himes and his West Union Dragons, who have already clinched a share of the SHAC big school division title and can win it outright with a victory at Lynchburg night.

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  5. Dragons clinch no worse than an SHAC - Stie with Friday win over North AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | People's Defender

    North Adams' Ryan Shupert, center, is sandwiched between West Union defenders Zane Kingsolver, left, and Elijah McCarty, right in action from last Friday night's varsity boys game. McCarty gets the blocked shot here and the Dragons clinched no worse than a tie in the SHAC big school division with a 54-41 victory over the visiting Green Devils.

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  6. Harry R ButtelwerthRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | People's Defender

    Harry R. Buttelwerth, passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 89. He leaves behind his beloved and dear wife of 41 years, Peggy Buttelwerth. Harry was proud and loving father to his children Beverle Rosemeyer, Harry Buttelwerth, Marcia Buttelwerth and Joseph Buttelwerth and stepson Randy Dryden.

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  7. Local residents weigh in on President's first year in officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | People's Defender

    Following President Trump's State of the Union address on Tuesday, the Defender asked local Facebook users to share their thoughts about the administration's first year in office. The results were pretty evenly mixed, with half the respondents supporting the president and his agenda, and the other half expressing more doubts about his character then his policies.

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  8. Fire rips through Bentonville businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | People's Defender

    An Adams County business is closed after being damaged by fire and smoke during an early morning blaze that closed St. Rt. 41 for several hours.

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  9. Criminal Prosecutor Kris Blanton files petition for Court of Appeals electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | People's Defender

    Adams County Assistant Prosecutor Kris Blanton officially files his petition with the Scioto County Board of Elections to become a candidate for judge on the Fourth District Court of Appeals. Back in August 2017, Adams County Assistant Prosecutor Kris Blanton announced his candidcay for the position of the Judge of the Fourth District Court of Appeals.

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  10. Stitch Happens, LLC is open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | People's Defender

    Retirement is a time to do the things you always wanted to do, but never had time for, and that is exactly what Maria Sowards says she is doing in her new business, "Stitch Happens". "This is something I always wanted to try," says the former MRI X-Ray tech who retired from the Adams County Regional Medical Center in November of 2017.

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  11. Local Amish children come to the aid of injured farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | People's Defender

    A West Union farmer who was recently accidentally trapped beneath a piece of farming equipment is recuperating at home, thanks to a group of local Amish children who responded to his cries for help. The children of John and Amelia Yoder - Levi, Lydia, Moses, and Junior, and the children of Aaron and Sarah Hershberger - Levi, Barbara, and Eli, say the incident took them all by surprise.

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  12. Allen BuschardRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2018 | People's Defender

    Allen Buschard, 75, passed away Friday, January 26 2018 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center in Seaman, OH. He was born to Raymond Buschard and Mattie Buschard on April 1, 1942.

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  13. Donald C CollinsRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 | People's Defender

    Donald C. Collins age 78 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Clermont Mercy Hospital. Mr. Collins was born March 5, 1939 the son of the late Olney and Maudie Collins in Martin, Kentucky.

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  14. You heard it right- first place DragonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | People's Defender

    It may not sound like anything local basketball fans have heard in recent years, but the West Union Dragons boys varsity basketball squad currently holds down the top spot in the big school division of the Southern Hills Athletic Conference. The rejuvenated #DragonDynasty under the direction of first-year head coach Greg Himes has turned the heads of fans in southeast Ohio and certainly proven wrong those who erroneously picked the Dragons to finish last in the conference standings.

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  15. James LewisRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 | People's Defender

    James "Doug" Lewis passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Doug was born July 25, 1944 in Allock, Kentucky to the late Walter Aden and Vivian Forrest Lewis.

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  16. Phyllis MorganRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2018 | People's Defender

    Phyllis Morgan, 88, of West Union, Ohio passed away Friday, January 26, 2018 at the Clermont Mercy Hospital in Batavia, Ohio. She was born October 14, 1929 in Cedar Mills in Adams County, Ohio.

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  17. Humane Society needs volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | People's Defender

    The Humane Society of Adams County is currently soliciting for volunteers. These volunteer positions are well suited to retired or semi-retired individuals.

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  18. Did you hear that roar on the river?Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2018 | People's Defender

    With ice in his veins, West Union senior Eli Fuller stepped to the line with 1.9 seconds left in Ripley on Tuesday night, and calmly sank a pair of free throws that gave the Dragons a 38-36 victory and propelled then into a first-place tie in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference. Hungry wolves.

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  19. Seven new members get HOF plaques at WUHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | People's Defender

    West Union High School hosted its annual Hall of Fame Enshrinement ceremony on Friday, Jan. 19 between the Boys' JVa Sand varsity basketball games, with seven new members honored with induction. Pictured above, from left to right, Jack Tucker and Tammy Deweese , Jerry Shipley, Blaine Roush, Elaine Lafferty , John T. Lafferty, and Judy Hazelbaker.

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  20. Pavement repairs scheduled on SR 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | People's Defender

    Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation's Adams County Highway Maintenance Facility will be performing pavement repairs on state Route 41 in the village of West Union later this week. On Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26, Main Street will be closed between Market and Second streets, and the closure will be in effect from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day.

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