Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

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  1. Eleven Local Youth qualify for Ohio State Fair Junior Horse ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Eleven local 4-H members have qualified to represent Adams County in two or more classes at the annual Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show. The show takes place on the State Fairgrounds in Columbus from Tuesday, July 26 through Friday, July 29. Adams County qualifiers and their classes include: Baylie Clough, Peebles, daughter of Alan and Mindy Clough and member of the Lawshe Shadow Riders 4-H Club - Easy Gaited Showmanship, Easy Gaited Equitation, English, and Easy Gaited Pleasure, English.

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  2. 2016 Plat Book now available at OSU Extension OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | People's Defender

    The new 2016 Adams County Plat Books have arrived and can be purchased for $25 at OSU Extension Adams County during regular office hours. Who owns Adams County? Thousands of people have a piece of it, and they are listed in the new plat book published by Mapping Solutions for the Adams County 4-H Advisory Committee.

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  3. Pearline A WilliamsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Pearline A. Williams, age 76 years of Peebles passed away Tuesday July 26, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center. Mrs. Williams was born April 26, 1940, the daughter of the late John Raymond "Ray" and Nora Burns in Adams County.

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  4. Anne Kiley Louiso BrodtRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Anne Kiley Louiso Brodt age 83 years of West Union, died Sunday July 24, 2016 at the Adams County Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Brodt was born July 17, 1933, the daughter of the late John and Carrie Kiley in St. Martin, Ohio.

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  5. Hannah J TeegardenRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Hannah J Teegarden, 96, formerly of Ripley, died Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Adams County Manor. She was born Jan. 20, 1920 in Ripley to the late Stace and Lucille Coslett.

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  6. 2016 Adams County Fair draws high praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | 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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  7. Soccer season approaches, Lady Devils are part of Eastern Brown ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | People's Defender

    ... to the fields at Sardinia Elementary the next day to finish up. event, but because of the beginning of the Adams County Fair affecting the availability of players, the North Adams girls played their games on Friday and . Even with that change, Coach ...

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  8. Shelter dogs get new play yardRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | People's Defender

    ... adopted. What family wants a furry 60-pound tornado in the house? Luckily for the dogs at the Humane Society of Adams County's Animal Shelter in West Union, construction on a large fenced-in area was recently completed. The play yard, which was ...

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

    Thursday Jul 21 | People's Defender

    marked the first day of the 2016 Adams County Summer R.E.C. program. 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 ...

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  11. Joyce A McClanahanRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | People's Defender

    Joyce A. McClanahan, age 80 years of West Union, died Wednesday July 20, 2016 at the Adams County Manor. Mrs. McClanahan was born on March 30, 1936 the daughter of the late Wayne and Grace Ellis in West Union, Ohio.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Siders is 2016 Beef AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | People's Defender

    Madison Siders, 17-year old daughter of Slade and Donna Siders of Winchester is the 2016 Adams County Fair Beef Ambassador. Madison attends North Adams High School and is an active 4-H and FFA member.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Al Roettele, Jr.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | People's Defender

    ... ace-Thompson Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by the Adams County Honor Guard.

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

    Friday Jul 8 | People's Defender

    ... located on South Main Street between Olive Street and Chautauqua Street. The project commissioned by the Adams County Ohio Valley School District includes constructing sidewalks and repairing steps along the route heavily traveled by students going ...

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