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Man arrested in Scott Twp. for cocaine trade
An investigation by the Adams County Sheriff's Office has led to the arrest of a former Montgomery County man for dealing in cocaine.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Adams County Senior Citizens Office and Seni...
The Adams County Senior Citizens Office and Senior Center is moving to a new location at 10835 state Route 41 South, in West Union.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
One election official, the next race beginni...
The 2013 General Election has been finalized by the Adams County Board of Elections, while candidates have begun their quest to be on the May 2014 Primary Election ballot.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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Eleven injured in three vehicle, he...
Eleven people, including five members of a family from Peebles, were injured Friday night in a collision between a Dodge pick-up truck and two Ford pickups.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Job hunters are invited to come share their experiences and learn from area professionals as part of a new regional Job Club.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Eleven injured in three vehicle head-on crash on SR 73
A 2007 Dodge pickup truck, left, driven by Mark Maxwell, 52 of Hillsboro, and a 1999 Ford pickup driven by Chris Thompson, 36 of Rarden collided head-... Jason Lute, 30, of McDermott was driving this 2003 Ford pickup eastbound on state Route 73 when it was struck by a westbound pickup truck driven by Ma... PEEBLES - Eleven people, including five ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Mekelburg makes visit to Adams County
The People's DefenderActress and producer Alena Mekelburg, second from right, and members of her family are greeted by Adams County... Actress and producer Alena Mekelburg, second from right, and members of her family are greeted by Adams County Commissioner Paul Worley, center, during a recent visit to West Union.
Adams County Schools to beef up security
Improvements are on the way for entrance security at all seven school buildings in the Adams County Ohio Valley School District.
Lax remembered at West Union library
Family and friends met at the West Union Library on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, to dedicate a portrait/plaque honoring Ann Delia Lax for her contribution to the establishment of the local branch of the Adams County Library.
Sister Irene Thompson to celebrate 104 years
Next month marks a special milestone for a local resident. Irene Thompson, known as Sister Thompson to the members of the Holiness Mission Church, will celebrate her 104th birthday on Dec. 13. During her past four birthdays, Irene has kept all of the birthday cards sent and has several commendations from government officials.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Brothers bag Adams County top bucks
The McCoy brothers, Chad and Lear, who both work at the family lumber business in Peebles, bagged two of Adams County's top Boone and Crockett bucks this season and did it by careful scouting and monitoring of trail cameras to time the buck's movements.
Wendy's Heisman awards given to local student/athletes
Photo courtesy of Kathy Knauff Here are the 2013 Adams County recipients of Wendy's Heisman awards.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
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A new place to shop has opened at the south end of the village. Chamblin Gift Boutique offers fashion accessories such as jewelry, scarves, hats, purses and other fashion accessories.
Film to document creation of barn quilt trails across the country
Donna Sue Groves with her mother, Nina Maxine Groves in front of the barn on their property.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Biglerville woman sentenced for injuring child
A Biglerville woman convicted of endangering the welfare of a child will spend three months in Adams County Prison beginning Dec. 16. Mandy Hertzler, 25, was sentenced Thursday in Adams County Court of Common Pleas for injuring her 4-year-old daughter.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
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In Adams County, a local site is being transformed into a drop-off center for Operation Christmas Child-the world's largest Christmas project of its kind.