Adams County Newswire

Adams County Newswire

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  1. Four will vie for 2015 Fair Queen crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | People's Defender

    Four contestants will be competing for the title of "2015 Adams County Junior Fair Queen." These contestants will ride in the parade on Sunday afternoon, July 12, beginning at 5 p.m. Final interviews, judging, and the announcement of the queen and her court will take place during the Fair's Opening Ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. that evening.

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  2. Third 'Little Free Library' installed in West UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | People's Defender

    ... day of the week, twenty-four hours a day. The latest little library was funded by a generous donation from the Adams County Courts and was assembled from a kit purchased online by Dave and Sally White. The little library was painted by all four ...

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  3. Storm Threat Lingers Through EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... OF THUNDER OUT THERE. SAME STORY IN PARTS OF CLINTON COUNTY. AS YOU DROP DOWN INTO PARTS OF EASTERN BROWN AND ADAMS COUNTY, BACK OVER TOWARDS WINCHESTER AND EAST OF GEORGETOWN HERE, NOTHING SEVERE, JUST YOUR RUN-OF-THE-MILL DOWNPOURS. THIS YELLOW ...

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  4. Nature Conservancy speaker highlights dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | People's Defender

    Martin McCalister from the Nature Conservancy speaks to the crowd at the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau's annual dinner Wednesday. Martin McCalister from the Nature Conservancy speaks to the crowd at the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau's annual dinner Wednesday.

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  5. Cornhole Tournament will return to fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | People's Defender

    West Union's J.J. Kramer competes in the 2014 People's Defender Cornhole Tournament, which this year will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 17. West Union's J.J. Kramer competes in the 2014 People's Defender Cornhole Tournament, which this year will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 17. Back again for another year as a staple at the Adams County Fair will be the annual "People's Defender Cornhole Tournament." This year's tournament, which is always a hit for young people from ages 7-15, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 17 in a different site than in past years.

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  6. All-District Softball teams announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | People's Defender

    By a vote of the District Coaches Association, the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Southeast District recently announced the 2015 All-District softball selections and four young ladies from Adams County received district recognition. Two of the All-District honorees come from North Adams High School, led by junior pitcher Jade Spriggs.

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  7. Animal Shelter holds grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | People's Defender

    Staff and Board Members of the Adams County Humane Society gather on June 20 for the ribbon cutting of the newly opened Animal shelter. Pictured, from left, Jessica Huxmann , Nick Mason , Amanda Cantrell , Anita Harover , Karen Franklin , Brian Mason , Teresa Grooms , Phil Miskell , Vonda Jones , Sally White , Bob Smith , and Richard Potter .

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  8. Former Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault Released from JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | KHGI

    ... Shafer and the now-18-year-old met at his home after conversations through a fake Facebook page. Deputy Adams County Attorney Cassie Baldwin said there was no proof of that, but that the alleged victim did admit to going to Shafer's home. He told ...

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  9. Library hosts events throughout countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | People's Defender

    ... alone all for no charge." Future area dates for the van are at the Mount Orab Kroger 1 to 4 p.m., June 19; the Adams County Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 14; the Anti Farm Fair in Georgetown, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Aug. 14 and 15; the Peebles ...

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  10. Laffertys are grand marshalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | People's Defender

    ... said Caraway. The Lion's Club will again co-sponsor the Annual Freedom Festival with a fireworks display at the Adams County Fairgrounds on July 4th. More details will be forthcoming. If you have questions about the parade, call Stephen Caraway at ...

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  11. Youth leaders graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | People's Defender

    ... in leadership activities with a coach, met with county leaders and toured many of the businesses that call Adams County home. The 10 students, Mckayla Smith and Ricky Deatley from Manchester High School, Taylor Wylie and Aaron Pertuset of North ...

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  12. Soaking Downpours ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... SYCAMORE, ABOUT TO MOVE INTO PARTS OF CLINTON COUNTY, CLERMONT COUNTY. THE HEAVIEST ACTIVITY IS PULLING OUT OF ADAMS COUNTY. YOU SEE THIS AROUND BLUE CREEK PULLING OUT OF THE VIEWING AREA. I DO NOT EXPECT ADDITIONAL SHOWER ACTIVITY TONIGHT. THE ...

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  13. Man Charged With Assault On Parole Officers In AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | CBS Local

    Michael Meeks has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault on a peace officer in connection with the June 8 incident. The Adams County District Attorney's Office said Meeks, 39, who was also present at the residence at the Monte Vista Apartments at 2014 Emporia Street, pulled a gun on two parole officers with the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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  14. Adams County Fair events plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | People's Defender

    The 124th Adams County Fair is July 12-July 18 and just like every year, the Fair Parade begins at 5 p.m. and comes through the center ring. This is tradition and the Fair Queen is crowned just after opening ceremonies.

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  15. Seven countians are All-DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | People's Defender

    The Southeast District of the Ohio High School Athletic Association recently released its All-District baseball lists for the 2015 spring baseball season and Adams County is well represented with seven young men earning some form of All-District recognition. In Division III North, the county is represented by West Union senior pitcher Kyle Taylor, who completed an outstanding senior campaign with his assault on the Dragons record book.

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  16. Ground broken on new ODOT siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | People's Defender

    The Ohio Department of Transportation broke ground Monday on a new full-service maintenance facility in West Union which will replace the current garage on state Route 41. The new facility, located on CIC Boulevard off of state Route 41, will be over 15 acres and will be roughly 35,000 square feet. Among the amenities of the facility will be a roughly 20,000 square foot area for truck storage that will able to accommodate the entire fleet of trucks for Adams County, an over 9,000 square foot office and maintenance building and a roughly 5,000 square foot cold storage building which will include indoor wash bays, salt and material storage buildings and a new fueling station.

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  17. Prosecutors don't want new court in Lovelace murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | KFVS12

    A special prosecutor has asked a western Illinois judge to deny a change of venue request from a former Illinois prosecutor accused of killing his first wife. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that special prosecutor Ed Parkinson sent an 18-page filing to the Adams County Court asking to keep Curtis Lovelace's trial in Quincy.

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  18. Police catch man during breaking and enteringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | People's Defender

    A local man is facing a felony breaking and entering charge after a resident of an apartment complex saw the man trying to gain access to a garage. Manchester Police and an Adams County Sheriff Deputy arrived on scene and took the suspect, Darrin Lambly, 50, of Manchester, into custody as he was standing in the doorway of the reported location.

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  19. Summer readers invade librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | People's Defender

    The Summer Reading Program is underway at the Adams County Public Library. We're inviting kids, teens, and adults to join us to read books, stop by for fun events, and earn prizes as you reach your reading goals.

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  20. It's a bird house ... a mailbox ... no, a libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | People's Defender

    ... every day of the week, twenty-four hours a day. The little library was funded by a generous donation from the Adams County Courts. The structure next to the Wayside Inn was built by Steven Huxmann, of Madison, Wis. Huxmann helped offset costs by ...

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