Archive for June, 2016


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Trio of county high schools named Bronze Medal Schools

Great schools don't just happen – they are created through the combined energy and efforts of focused teachers, principals, students, parents, volunteers, school boards, administrators, and communities. It is this contribution of the human element that raises the educational bar and elevates schools to the level of excellence.

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Johnson, Frost, Spriggs awarded OHSAA Scholarships form SE District

The Ohio High School Athletic Association and the Southeast District Athletic Board hosted their annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet on June 23 at the Ponderosa restaurant in Jackson. It was a special night for three local student athletes as the trio of Sean Frost from Manchester, Morgan Johnson from Manchester, and Jade Spriggs from North Adams were all recipients of OHSAA Southeast District Scholarships.

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Social service agencies bring relief to local veterans

Facing hot summer days without air conditioning in your home can be a grueling experience. But what if you don't have a home? The number of homeless people tends to spike during the summer months, and people are often left to survive the dangers of extreme summer weather on their own because they don't know where to turn for help.

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Five finalists announced for 2016 Adams County Fair Queen Contest

The 2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen finalists include, from left, Molly Bauman, Jordan Crum, Sarah McFarland, McKayla Smith, and Caitlin Young. Five finalists have been selected to compete for the title of “2016 Adams County Junior Fair Queen.”

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Author Julie Salamon visits North Adams Library

Friends and fans of author Julie Salamon gathered on Saturday, June 11 at the North Adams Library in Seaman for an informal book signing and discussion of her latest work, “Mutt's Promise”. Salamon, a graduate of North Adams High School, now lives and works in New York City.

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Commissioners launch a oeAdams County Caresa

Where do you go for help when you don't know where to go for help? That's a question county commissioners have attempted to answer by adding a web portal “Adams County Cares” to their government website – AdamsCountyOhio.gov. “The Adams County Cares program was launched in 2015 because oftentimes constituents have no idea where to turn when they have a problem,” said Commissioner Stephen Caraway.

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Commissioners launch a oeAdams County Caresa

Where do you go for help when you don't know where to go for help? That's a question county commissioners have attempted to answer by adding a web portal “Adams County Cares” to their government website – AdamsCountyOhio.gov. “The Adams County Cares program was launched in 2015 because oftentimes constituents have no idea where to turn when they have a problem,” said Commissioner Stephen Caraway.

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2016 Fur and Feather Ambassadors selected

The Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee has selected three Fur and Feather Ambassadors for the coming year. The new Ambassadors will participate in the 2016 Fair parade on , help out with the rabbit, goat, and poultry shows during the Fair, represent the program at the Fair small animal and livestock sales, and represent the program at next spring's clinics and quality assurance programs.

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2016 Fur and Feather Ambassadors selected

The Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee has selected three Fur and Feather Ambassadors for the coming year. The new Ambassadors will participate in the 2016 Fair parade on , help out with the rabbit, goat, and poultry shows during the Fair, represent the program at the Fair small animal and livestock sales, and represent the program at next spring's clinics and quality assurance programs.

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Community mourns death of popular public servant

Adams County was saddened last month by the loss of a valued public servant. Sally Hayslip, 60, of Lynx, succumbed to cancer on Sunday, May 22 at the Hospice of Hope Inpatient Center at the Adams County Medical Center.

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