Archive for March, 2012


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Congresswoman Jean Schmidt recently presented medals to two Vietnam War veterans and the family of a deceased World War II veteran, who had requested her help in obtaining the commendations.

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Local Government

West Union Village Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Municipal building with Mayor Ted Grooms presiding Wednesday, March 21, 2012 As a symbol of its continued support and partnership with Adams County and surrounding communities, Dayton Power & Light presented The Adams County Economic and Community Development Office with … (more)

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Fish fry for tornado relief on March 30

On Friday, March 30, 2012, Peebles Fire Department and Lions Club are holding their fourth consecutive Fish Fry to raise money for the March 2, 2012,A tornado victims in southern Ohio.A The event is 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Peebles Lions Building, 175 Wendell Avenue, Peebles, Ohio.A There will be a meet and greet with Smokey the Bear and Sparky the … (more)

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Adams County/Ohio Valley board approves employee retirements

Adams County/Ohio Valley board approves employee retirements North Adams Elementary nominated as Green Ribbon School Carleta Weyrich Staff Writer With this school year in its final months, the Adams County/Ohio Valley School Board approved a group of resignations of staff members and employed eight people under supplemental contracts during its … (more)

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the People’s Defender Senior Profile: Whitney Lawwill

THE PEOPLE’S DEFENDER SENIOR PROFILE: Whitney Lawwill 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.

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Olde West Union landmark under new management

Built more than two centuries ago as a tavern on the Maysville-Zanesville stage coach route, the Olde Wayside Inn still serves guests with food and lodging on the corner of Main and Cherry streets in the village of West Union.

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Artifacts from Kelley collection to be auctioned Saturday

Artifacts from Kelley collection to be auctioned Saturday The Spring season encourages us to clean, to move out the unwanted, and bring in the new.

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Schmidt helps local war veterans receive medals

Congresswoman Jean Schmidt recently presented Vietnam War veteran John Brockhoeft of Peebles in Adams County with medals that he earned during his service in the Navy.

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County native, author to speak

Caroline Miller, a Seaman High School graduate and retired teacher, will be at the Seaman Community Building on Monday, April 9 to present her latest book.

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Puckett, Adams County schools honored at Four County meeting

Puckett, Adams County schools honored at Four County meeting Ryan Carter OCM News Service Local educators from Adams County were honored Tuesday evening at the 15th-annual Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Four County School Board meeting.

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