Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Adams County, OH.

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  1. Winchester celebrates 200 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | People's Defender

    ... Foster, Grand Marshal, Congressman Brad Winstrup, State Senator Joe Uecker, Representative Terry Johnson, and Adams County Commissioner Steven Caraway. These dignitaries were part of the opening ceremonies at the Wincester Bicentennial Festival. ...

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  2. Former Commissioner passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | People's Defender

    Former Adams County Commissioner and Tiffin Township Trustee Bill Seaman passed away on Tuesday, August 18. He was 77 years old. "The Board of County Commissioners joins our elected colleagues and staff as we send our deepest sympathy to the family of Commissioner Bill Seaman.

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  3. WUHS hosts 2015 Dragon RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | People's Defender

    ... title. In the junior high girls race, 16 girls competed with the to 10 earning medals. The top finisher from Adams County was Alisan Behr from Peebles who placed fourth with a time of 15:00 over the two-mile course. Behr was followed in fifth place ...

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  4. Seas bringing changes to OVSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | People's Defender

    The new superintendent for the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District, Richard Seas, recently began work in the district and was able to sit down with The People's Defender to talk about his vision for the schools in Adams County. Seas, from St. Mary's, Ohio, attended Ohio University out of high school and received a Bachelors in Science Education, a Masters of Education from Wright State University and an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of Dayton.

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  5. Seantor Brown to visit Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | People's Defender

    United States Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio will be in Adams County on official business on Sept. 2. In addition to his official duties, the Adams County Democrat Club will be hosting a brief meet and greet reception where you can have a "Sandwich with the Senator."

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  6. Trustees re-elected at annual meeting of Adams Rural Electric CooperativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | People's Defender

    ... to represent the cooperative's District 1 was Blanchard (Buck) Campbell of West Union. A lifelong resident of Adams County, Campbell retired from Emerson Electric, Browning Division, after 36 years of service. He has served on Adams REC's board for ...

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  7. Legacy Run passes through countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | People's Defender

    This American greeting was waiting in Manchester on Sunday afternoon as over 500 bikers in the American Legion Legacy Run passed through town via U.S. 52. This American greeting was waiting in Manchester on Sunday afternoon as over 500 bikers in the American Legion Legacy Run passed through town via U.S. 52. Residents of Brown and Adams County, especially those who are veterans or motorcycle aficionados, received a special treat on Sunday, Aug. 23, as the 2015 American Legion Legacy Run passed through both counties.

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  8. Adams County Library NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | People's Defender

    Congratulations to the winners of our Back to School Drawings at the Adams County Public Library. At the Manchester Library, four backpacks loaded with school supplies were won by Ashley Francis, Dakota Blevins, Thomas Ailshire, and Karlee Collins.

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  9. Adams County Commissioners MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | People's Defender

    The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on Aug. 10, 2015, with the following members present: Brian Baldridge, Stephen Caraway, and Paul Worley. Clerk Becky Brodt was also present.

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  10. Tolle murder trial beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | People's Defender

    A seven man, five woman jury with one alternate, was seated Monday in Adams County Common Pleas Court in the murder trial of Roddy Shane Tolle, 43, Judge Brett Spencer presiding. Tolle has pleaded not guilty to the shooting death of Charles "Duke" Brewer, 60, on June 27, 2014, at Brewer's residence on Island Creek Road in Monroe Township. 3 comments

  11. Cowboy Copas Concert is Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Historical Society will be hosting the seventh annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert at the Community Center in Blue Creek on Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. This year's performers will include the John Simon Band, Rosie Young, the Randy Copas Band and Katie Grace Jonas. Adams County music star Lloyd Estel Copas was born in Moon Hollow in Jefferson Township on July 15, 1913.

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  12. Sixty area jobs secured through Digital WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | People's Defender

    ... day one. They even ride share. They are supportive of one another and I support them with encouragement." The Adams County Commissioners shared this comment about the program, "Digital Works continues to provide excellent job training and job ...

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  13. Lost-and-found cow leads to theft, tampering charges in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Back in September, two men found a cow wandering an Adams County road. They posted a note on the door of the neighbor they thought owned the animal and, when he called them back, let him pick it up, police said.

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  14. Lost-and-found cow leads to theft charges in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The York Daily Record

    Back in September, two men found a cow wandering an Adams County road. They posted a note on the door of the neighbor they thought owned the animal and, when he called them back, let him pick it up, police said.

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  15. Child endangerment case against Conewago Township woman continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Evening Sun

    The Conewago Township Police Department said Anna Kristen Marye, of the 300 block of Maple Drive, was the only adult home when an 11-year-old girl stabbed Marye's 2-year-old daughter. The case was continued on Aug. 11, a day before Marye's scheduled plea day in Adams County Court, said Kristin Rice, the public defender representing Marye.

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  16. Barn quilts discussed at Lee Town CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... wish to honor her mother, Maxine, and her Appalachian heritage by having a painted quilt hung on her barn in Adams County, Ohio. Now over 30 states have started quilt trails to not only show off their heritage but also to attract tourist. Moses told ...

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  17. McCoy chosen as 2015 OTD Grand MarshalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | People's Defender

    ... Old Timers Days parade. McCoy was born and raised in the Peebles area. He grew up loving the outdoors of Adams County and as the founder and current president of J. McCoy Lumber Co., his admiration for the area has only grown through the years. Jack ...

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  18. New York man faces theft, other charges after a 2013 Carroll Valley Borough traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Evening Sun

    A 24-year-old New York man faces receiving stolen property and multiple fraud charges in connection to a 2013 arrest where police later found several stolen items in a vehicle in Carroll Valley Borough. Raenel Rainer Leggard had his case continued from district court to the Adams County Court of Common Pleas on July 10, according to court documents.

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  19. MERCER, RaymondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice MERCER, Raymond "Leon" Age 89, of Beavers Ridge Rd. Peebles, Ohio went to his Lord at 1:35 A.M, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Pleasant Hill Manor in Piketon, Ohio. He was born May 9, 1926 in Adams County, Ohio to the late George Daniel and Minnie Edna Thompson Mercer.

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  20. Police: Man raped, impregnated 12-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Evening Sun

    ... test that found Glaken to be the father, court documents state. The test was later honored in court by Adams County Judge Robert Bigham, police said. Glacken is currently being held on $50,000 bail at Adams County prison and has a formal arraignment ...

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