Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

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  1. Marie I SimmonsRead the original story

    Monday | People's Defender

    ... sisters Dora (Charlie) Panko, Ruby (Bob)Greico and Ollie (Russ) O'Jay. Marie lived most all of her life in Adams County, Ohio, until October of 2015, when she moved to Moraine to be closer to family. She is survived by 2 daughters, Darlene Snyder of ...

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  2. POTTS, William O.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Dayton Daily News

    POTTS, William O. Age 98, of Springboro, Ohio, passed away Friday February 17, 2017 at Carlisle Manor. He was born in Adams County, Ohio on May 13, 1918 to the late William and Ottie Laura Potts.

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  3. MLSD amends five-year budget, prepares for future with power plant closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | People's Defender

    The closing of Adams County's coal-fired power plants, and subsequent loss of millions in tax revenues will have far reaching effects across the local region, but the immediate repercussions will likely be most deeply felt by the Manchester Local School District . At a meeting of the MLSD Board of Education on Wednesday, Feb 8, Treasurer Karen Ballengee presented the district's amended Five-Year Budget underscoring the gravity of the school's financial future after the power-plants are shuttered and tax revenue is lost.

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  4. We're only as good as the way we treat others'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | People's Defender

    Darrel Grooms of the Venture Hawks slices his way through the defense of the Adams County Sheriff's Department on his way to a game-high 20 points as the Hawks made it two in a row over the Sheriff's Eagles, winning by a final score of 45-42. The theme of the day may have been expressed best when special guest Paul Daugherty from the Cincinnati Enquirer stepped to the microphone.

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  5. Terry L UngerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | People's Defender

    Terry L. Unger age 65 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman, Ohio. Terry was born March 17, 1951 the son of the late Richard and Stella Unger in Adams County, Ohio.

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  6. Gary L Fetters SrRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | People's Defender

    Gary Lee Fetters, Sr. , 61 years of Seaman, passed away on Wednesday February 15, 2017 at the St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born in Adams County on May 25, 1955, the son of the late Clarence Everett and Thelma Marie Fetters.

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  7. Boys Sectional brackets releasedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | People's Defender

    With the final week of their regular seasons upon them, the four high school varsity boys' basketball squads now know what path they must take in the postseason as the Southeast District Division III and IV sectional tournament brackets were posted last Sunday afternoon. Adams County has two teams that will be competing in the Division III tourney at Waverly and unfortunately they will be matched up with each other.

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  8. Another round of smilesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | People's Defender

    ... good thing. On Sunday afternoon at West Union High School, if only for a few hours, the smiles were restored to Adams County. It's a shame that the rest of the country couldn't join in. There have been a lot of news reports in recent weeks about ...

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  9. Devils outlast Manchester 47-44 in double overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | People's Defender

    ... Devils pulled out the 47-44 win in two overtimes. Often it is the case that when two varsity boys teams from Adams County hook up on the hardwood, the contest is close, hard-fought, and usually pretty exciting and down-to-the-wire. Last Tuesday ...

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  10. February 13, 2017February 13, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | People's Defender

    Aden Wilson, right, from the Ohio Valley Wrestling club, works to get out of the grasp of his opponent under the watchful eye of Coach Michael Felts, left. It was a different kind of sport that an estimated crowd of 120 people came to see on Jan. 31 at West Union High School, at least different in Adams County.

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  11. County agencies prepare for sweeping budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Health Department is one of the county agencies that will lose funding when DP&L goes through with their vow to close the county's coal-based power plants. For over 40 years the Stuart and Killen Stations have provided jobs and economic resources to Adams County's communities.

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  12. Raymond P DrydenRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | People's Defender

    Raymond P Dryden, 80, formerly of Manchester, Ohio died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his home. He was born January 14, 1937 in Adams County, Ohio to the late Herbert and Helen June Dryden.

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  13. The Morning Line, 2/13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Cincinnati.com

    The Morning Line, 2/13 Dat Day comes for Dat Dude. Rough hoops weekend. Adams County.

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  14. Police: Peebles teens sickened after buying marijuana-laced candy at storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A search is underway for a man accused of selling marijuana-laced food outside of an Adams County convenience store. Peebles Police Chief Robert Music said two teens purchased candy and cakes from a man at the First Stop on N. Main St. on Saturday.

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  15. WUa s Weeks will continue gridiron career at next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | People's Defender

    Feb. 1 was National Signing Day for college football recruits with schools like Alabama, Ohio State, and Notre Dame grabbing most of the publicity, but right here in Adams County a signing took place that was just as important in the eyes of local gridiron followers. While all of those big-name recruits come from high school with school-sponsored OHSAA football programs, West Union's Andrew Weeks did not have that luxury.

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  16. February 9, 2017February 9, 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | People's Defender

    Janet A. Kennedy, 89 years of Seaman, passed away on Tuesday February 7, 2017 at the Hospice of Hope in the Adams County Medical Regional Center. She was born in Adams County, OH on August 31, 1927, the daughter of the late Oscar B. and Eva M. Fulton.

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  17. Barn Quilts Attract TouristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | MyHighPlains.com

    Today's barn decorating revival became popular with a woman named Donna Sue Groves, from Adams County, Ohio. She wanted to honor her mother by hanging a colorful painted quilt square on her barn.

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  18. Dorothy J ScottRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | People's Defender

    Dorothy Joan Scott, 85, of Manchester passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. She was born June 3, 1931 in Adams County, OH to the late Harry & Bessie Shivener.

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  19. Breeze, Beasley newest members of NAHS Athletic HOFRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | People's Defender

    ... High School, where he taught for two years before moving away from the county. He returned in 1971 to teach in Adams County and stayed in the classroom until his 1991 retirement. Breeze was the boys varsity basketball coach from 1973 until 1980 and ...

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  20. February 2, 2017February 2, 2017Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | People's Defender

    Members of the Adams County Manor Home Health Care Team, from left, Stacy Dick, Meagan James, Marty Koehler, Natalie Harper, Stephanie Hanson, and Jessica Lainhart. The Adams County Manor Home Health program began in June 2016..

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