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  1. Agnew and Shelby reappointed to Children Services BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | People's Defender

    The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on Dec. 5 with the following members present: Brian Baldridge, Stephen Caraway, and Paul Worley. Clerk Diane Ward was also present.

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  2. Have a Merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | People's Defender

    The Humane Society of Adams County held its Christmas Open House event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the new Animal Shelter in West Union. Guests were treated to live music by Erika Wickline, photos with Santa, delicious treats like hot cocoa, cider, cookies, and fruit, and behind-the-scenes tours of the Animal Shelter conducted by volunteers and Board members.

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  3. Senior Citizens office closed two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | People's Defender

    The Adams County Senior Citizens Council and Senior Center would like to wish everyone a very wonderful and very Merry Christmas! May your Christmas be filled with joy, laughter and love. Remember the real "Reason for the Season" and share that knowledge with the younger generations.

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  4. Peebles dentist arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | People's Defender

    ... tion continues. The bond was set at $25,000. As of Monday, Dec. 22, Franklin was not listed as an inmate in the Adams County Jail. The case has been bound over to the Grand Jury for indictment.

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

    Tuesday Dec 23 | People's Defender

    ... fleeing on foot and hiding behind a hay bale. This past weekend saw two separate police pursuits involving Adams County on Saturday night and Sunday morning, Dec. 20 - 21. The first pursuit started with Timothy "T.J." Harris, 31, of West Union ...

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  6. Library NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | 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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  7. McDonald's Classic just around the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  8. New kiosk built for Serpent MoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | People's Defender

    With approval from the Arc of Appalachia and the Ohio History Connection, the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau was able to construct a new visitor information kiosk at Serpent Mound. The kiosk will feature information about Adams County events and happenings.

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  9. Adams Recycling holiday hours announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | People's Defender

    Adams County Waste and Recycling will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, Jan. 1 for New Year's. Regular hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., closed Wednesday and Sunday.

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  10. Holiday events planned at the libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Public Library is hosting a range of holiday events for children of all ages. On Thursday, Dec. 18, at 10:30 am, kids are invited to the annual Candy Christmas Tree party at the West Union Library.

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  11. Manchester prepares for MEAC openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | People's Defender

    ... the only focus of the board meeting. The end of the meeting was dominated by debate on when to hold graduation. Adams County Ohio Valley is planning on holding graduations on Friday, May 15 to Saturday, May 16. Manchester Local has yet to officially ...

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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  13. Accident injures fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | People's Defender

    ... Highway Patrol responded to the accident. The victims were treated at the scene, before all were transported to Adams County Regional Medical Center for incapacitating injuries. The highway was opened to one lane of traffic for a time, as emergency ...

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  14. Republican commissioners seek re-election in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Evening Sun

    Adams County Commissioner Jim Martin announced his bid for re-election Dec. 16 at Dobbin House Tavern in Gettysburg. Phiel, 63, is a Cumberland Township resident.

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  15. You can get $1.85 gas in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Columbus Dispatch

    A gasoline-price war has hit West Union, a village in southern Ohio, with prices dropping to a statewide low of $1.85 per gallon. As of 10 a.m. today, five Ohio gas stations had prices of less than $2, according to GasBuddy.com .

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  16. Sharing the Christmas spirit in the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | People's Defender

    ... Corps and as an official mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Locally, Toys for Tots has partnered with Adams County Neediest Kids for the past four years. This partnership allows all toys donated within Adams County to stay in the county, as ...

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  17. Clean and Green suit dismissed in Adams CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Evening Sun

    A suit challenging a property tax incentive program in Adams County was dismissed, according to a Dec. 9 order filed by a York County judge. Filed in Adams County Court in November 2012 by Bruce Hollinger, of Carroll Valley, the suit challenged the county's Clean and Green tax assessment program, claiming it passes the tax burden on to the rest of the county's property owners.

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

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  19. ACOV delays policy changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | People's Defender

    The Adams County Ohio Valley School District Board of Education held a regular board meeting at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center on Thursday, Dec. 4. The proposed changes to the community use of school facilities policy was on the evening's agenda for a vote. As was discussed in the Wednesday, Nov. 26, edition of The People's Defender , a proposed change to district policy will allow community groups focused on students, such as 4-H and knothole baseball, to use school buildings for free, as long as no fundraising takes place.

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  20. County mourns Gustin's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | People's Defender

    Black ribbons joined garland and wreaths on the front of the Adams County Courthouse Monday, Dec. 8, to mourn the passing of former Adams County Commissioner Starley Gustin on Sunday, Dec. 7, the same day as his 95th birthday. Black ribbons joined garland and wreaths on the front of the Adams County Courthouse Monday, Dec. 8, to mourn the passing of former Adams County Commissioner Starley Gustin on Sunday, Dec. 7, the same day as his 95th birthday.

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