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  1. Dragons get weekend splitRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | People's Defender

    West Union's Austin Fannin looks for an open man during Jan. 23 varsity boys action at Peebles High School. West Union's Austin Fannin looks for an open man during Jan. 23 varsity boys action at Peebles High School.

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  2. Fires strike over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | People's Defender

    The garage at 1900 Cedar Mills Rd. was fully engulfed and declared a total loss after firefighters extinguished the blaze. The garage at 1900 Cedar Mills Rd. was fully engulfed and declared a total loss after firefighters extinguished the blaze.

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  3. Two fires across the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | People's Defender

    Dispatchers alerted stations to the first fire at 541 Fetters Rd. at 6:56 p.m. The Wayne Twp. Fire Department arrived on scene at 7:10 p.m. and found that the fire was limited to the front porch of the single-wide mobile home owned by Ned Whitaker.

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  4. ACOV holds annual organizational meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | People's Defender

    The Adams County/Ohio Valley School District Board of Education met on Thursday, Jan. 8, for an organizational meeting at the Administrative Office Conference Room. Organizational meetings focus mainly on electing the board president and vie president, as well as procedural motions that allow administration to perform its tasks throughout the year.

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  5. Arctic weather chills countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | People's Defender

    A large part of the country endured the icy grips of Jack Frost for much of the past week with Adams County feeling the chill as area temperatures went from an average of 42 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, Jan. 5, to an average of 10 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday, Jan. 7. Even places as far south as Huntsville, Ala. experienced single-digit temperatures in the morning hours.

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  6. Storytime is a popular activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | People's Defender

    Plan ahead to take part in these activities for kids of all ages, coming up next week at the Adams County Public Library. Story Time is available every week for young children, parents, and caregivers.

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  7. MLSD receives Creating Healthy Communities grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | People's Defender

    Manchester Local School District has been awarded 2015-2019 Creating Healthy Communities funding from the Ohio Department of Health totalling $80,000 per year. Typically a county's Health Department applies for the grant; however, because the grant requires the organization to spend money then be reimbursed for it later, Adams County Health Department could not serve as the fiscal agent.

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  8. Accident under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | People's Defender

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a single-vehicle accident that lead to a death on Tuesday, Dec. 23 on South Main Street in Peebles. Genevieve C. Elliott, 81, of Peebles was driving a gray, 2002 Audi Allroad southbound on South Main Street in Peebles, when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole, coming to a rest partially on the highway.

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  9. Tablet instructions offered at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | People's Defender

    Do you have questions about a new iPad, Kindle, tablet, eReader, or other device you received during the holidays? Call your local Adams County Public Library, and ask about a free eBook Help Session. Stop by the library to learn how you can use your mobile device to borrow and download library books, movies, and music from anywhere.

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  10. Fires reported in Franklin Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | People's Defender

    In Monday, Dec. 22, emergency personnel were dispatched at 12:18 a.m. to 780 Poplar Grove Road for a structure fire. Firefighters arrived on scene at 12:36 a.m. to find the mobile home fully engulfed, according to Chief Donny Swayne.

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  11. Accident under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | People's Defender

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a single-vehicle accident that lead to a death on Tuesday, Dec. 23 on South Main Street in Peebles. Genevieve C. Elliott, 81, of Peebles was driving a gray, 2002 Audi Allroad southbound on South Main Street in Peebles, when she drove off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole, coming to a rest partially on the highway.

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  12. Peebles dentist arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | People's Defender

    Peebles Police Department responded to a call about a disturbance on Eighth Avenue in Peebles on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 18. Police found Dr. James "Randy" Franklin, D.D.S., 57, of Peebles in his vehicle on Nixon Avenue with a firearm. According to a source at the Sheriff's Office, he allegedly threatened an individual before police arrived. 12 comments

  13. Two police pursuits recorded over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | People's Defender

    Timothy "T.J." Harris, 31, of West Union allegedly drove off of Fawcett Road after a police pursuit, before fleeing on foot and hiding behind a hay bale. Timothy "T.J." Harris, 31, of West Union allegedly drove off of Fawcett Road after a police pursuit, before fleeing on foot and hiding behind a hay bale.

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  14. Library NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Public Library is partnering with the Adams County Genealogical Society to offer a series of DIY Genealogy Classes at the Adams County Library. AmeriCorps member Melissa Downs, serving at the Adams County Public Library as part of Guiding Ohio Online; and Ethel Chambers and Becky Reed, from the Adams County Genealogical Society; will teach a series of genealogy classes at the library each month.

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  15. McDonald's Classic just around the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | People's Defender

    It will be an after Christmas feast for basketball fans in Adams County as the annual McDonald's Classic Holiday Tournament is slated to begin on Dec. 29. The Classic is both a JV and a Varsity tourney and the Varsity will be played at Manchester High School with the JV being contested at Peebles High School. Based on early season performances, the favorites in the Varsity tournament have to be the two teams unbeaten at press time, the North Adams Lady Devils on the girls side and the Peebles Indians on the boys.

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  16. Grand Jury indicts police impersonatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | People's Defender

    A grand jury issues an indictment after reviewing the evidence presented and finds that there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed. Those indicted are still innocent until found guilty by a jury of their peers in a court of law.

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  17. Economic and Community Development Dept. reviews 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Economic and Community Development Department has been busy reviewing the past year and looking forward to the coming year. The department has numerous responsibilities involving the writing and administering of numerous grants available to the county.

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  18. Indians now 3-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | People's Defender

    Peebles senior forward Cody Ireton hit a combined eight three-pointers in the Indians' wins over Fayetteville and Western Latham. Ireton and his teammates improved to 3-0 on the year.

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  19. Three library staff members honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | People's Defender

    Adams County Public Library staff and board of trustees gathered to celebrate the dedicated service of three long-time staff members who retired this year. Glenda Jones has served the library in many roles, including as long-time Fiscal Officer, for 32 years.

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  20. A host of events at tree lighting ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | People's Defender

    Santa greeted the crowd as he was introduced at the Manchester, Peebles, and West Union Lions Clubs tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse on Nov. 29, 2014. Santa greeted the crowd as he was introduced at the Manchester, Peebles, and West Union Lions Clubs tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse on Nov. 29, 2014.

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