Archive for October, 2016


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Trump rally coming to Adams County on Friday morning

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with Dr. Sam Clovis, Co-chair and National Chief Policy Advisor for the Trump campaign. National leaders for the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign will make a stop in Peebles on Friday, Nov. 4 to discuss the future of America.

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Trump rally coming to Adams County on Friday morning

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump with Dr. Sam Clovis, Co-chair and National Chief Policy Advisor for the Trump campaign. National leaders for the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign will make a stop in Peebles on Friday, Nov. 4 to discuss the future of America.

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Donna L Caldwell

Donna L. Caldwell age 70 years of West Union, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Caldwell was born on May 25, 1946, the daughter of the late Louis and Louise Ferlise in Long Beach California.

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Donna L Caldwell

Donna L. Caldwell age 70 years of West Union, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Caldwell was born on May 25, 1946, the daughter of the late Louis and Louise Ferlise in Long Beach California.

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Historical marker is repaired

In 1933, the Adams County Historical Society placed a large stone historical marker at the site of Treber Inn located on Zane Trace. Over 83 years it has silently told the story of how Ebenezar Zane marked and cleared the first highway in Ohio in 1796, known as Zane Trace.

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Historical marker is repaired

In 1933, the Adams County Historical Society placed a large stone historical marker at the site of Treber Inn located on Zane Trace. Over 83 years it has silently told the story of how Ebenezar Zane marked and cleared the first highway in Ohio in 1796, known as Zane Trace.

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Senior Profile: Landon Wright

SPORTS EDITOR'S NOTE: Each week, The People's Defender will profile an Adams County senior student/athlete so our community and readers can get to know better these outstanding young people who participate both in athletics and academics in their high school.

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The history behind the names of Ohio’s 88 counties

The State of Ohio is made up of 88 counties, and each county has its own unique story as to how it was created and named. While many of Ohio's counties were named after presidents, Native Americans or key figures from the American Revolution, some are named after faraway regions such as Lorraine, France.

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The history behind the names of Ohio’s 88 counties

The State of Ohio is made up of 88 counties, and each county has its own unique story as to how it was created and named. While many of Ohio's counties were named after presidents, Native Americans or key figures from the American Revolution, some are named after faraway regions such as Lorraine, France.

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Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber

Fugitive and suspected bank robber Todd Keith led law enforcement on a multi-county chase through southern Ohio last Friday afternoon, before finally being apprehended near Aberdeen. Grand theft auto and armed robbery suspect, Todd Raymond Keith, 37, was captured late Friday night following a six-hour manhunt that involved nearly 100 law enforcement officials and the closing of bridge traffic between Ohio and Kentucky for several hours.

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