Archive for October, 2011

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Alleged attack on deputy among five open indictments

CHILLICOTHE – A man accused of striking a Ross County Sheriff’s deputy was among 15 indicted Friday by a Ross County grand jury.


Police: Women Tried To Smuggle Drugs in Bible

Deputies charge two women they say tried to smuggle drugs into the Adams County Jail inside of a bible.


Jail: Pills smuggled in Bible

Jail: Pills smuggled in Bible Carleta Weyrich Staff Writer Three people are facing possible felony charges and prison time for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the Adams County Jail via the binding of a Bible.


Mistrial in child rape case

Mistrial in child rape case Carleta Weyrich Staff Writer The jury trial in Adams County Court of Common Pleas of a 34-year-old woman accused of the rape of a nine-year-old boy in 2008 was cut short on the second day of trial on Wednesday.


the People’s Defender Senior Profile: Dalton West

THE PEOPLE’S DEFENDER SENIOR PROFILE: Dalton West EDITOR’S NOTE: Each week, The People’s Defender will profile an Adams County senior scholar-athlete so our community can get to know better these outstanding young people who participate both in athletics and academics in their high school.


4-H conducts second annual Baskets of Love Project

These Baskets of Love are filled and prepared for delivery to local Meals on Wheels recipients.


Trial begins in long-term sexual abuse case

Trial begins in long-term sexual abuse case Bowling was indicted in September 2010 for two counts of gross sexual imposition, two counts of rape, two counts of sexual battery and one count of attempt.


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More than half a million dollars worth of marijuana plants were confiscated from a farm on state Route 348 near this community by the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.


Police Arrest Owner of Starving Horses

A man accused of starving his horses on a farm in Adams County is in jail. A couple spotted the neglected horses off State Route 32 near Peebles last month.


In war: The average man not so average

In war: The average man not so average Rick Houser In the spring of 1861, 11 states from the rural southern slave states seceded from the United States and formed The Confederate States – then they declared war against the industrial northern states.