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Historical Society honors veterans

The Adams County Historical Society honored veterans at their recent November meeting. They welcomed three speakers who told their experiences in the services to their country.

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Ward ekes out victory over Worley in county commissioner race

The official results of the 2016 election were released on Monday, Nov. 21 by the Adams County Board of of Elections. A stunning upset in the race for the Jan. 2 seat on the Adams County Board of Commissioners saw Republican challenger Teresa Diane Ward defeating Democratic incumbent Paul Worley by a narrow margin of 35 votes.

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Ward ekes out victory over Worley in county commissioner race

The official results of the 2016 election were released on Monday, Nov. 21 by the Adams County Board of of Elections. A stunning upset in the race for the Jan. 2 seat on the Adams County Board of Commissioners saw Republican challenger Teresa Diane Ward defeating Democratic incumbent Paul Worley by a narrow margin of 35 votes.

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‘Trees to Textbooks’ shares revenues with local schools and communities

The students at Peebles Elementary School recently attended a “Trees to Textbooks” assembly featuring Smokey the Bear who shared his wildfire safety message followed by a check presentation to the district. Officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry presented a check to the school representing their share of timber sales revenues from Adams County's State Forest as a part of the “Trees to Textbooks” program.

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November 21, 2016November 21, 2016

Ohio's deer gun season opens Monday, Nov. 28 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 4. Prior to that is the youth deer gun season opening this weekend, Nov. 19 -20 for hunters 17 years of age or younger. Thus far bow hunters in Adams County have harvested 811 deer which represents a near 30 percent decrease from the deer take a year ago when archers bagged 1,147 deer.

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Winchester’s Baxter wins Miss Ohio USA 2017 pageant

Even though she is a remarkably beautiful woman, the most striking thing about Dinaleigh Baxter isn't her flawless good looks, nor is it her sharp intellect, or her polished communication skills, or her warmth and charm. The quality that best defines the 2010 North Adams graduate is her total devotion and appreciation of her Adams County roots.

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GE Aviation hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

The featured speaker at last week's Veterans Day program at GE in Peebles was World War II Medal of Honor recipient Herschel “Woody” Williams. Several hundred people were in attendance on Tuesday, Nov. 8 for the seventh Annual Veterans Day Celebration at the GE Aviation Test Site near Peebles.

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GE Aviation hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

The featured speaker at last week's Veterans Day program at GE in Peebles was World War II Medal of Honor recipient Herschel “Woody” Williams. Several hundred people were in attendance on Tuesday, Nov. 8 for the seventh Annual Veterans Day Celebration at the GE Aviation Test Site near Peebles.

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Robert W Schomberg

Robert W. “Bob” Schomberg, 87 years of West Union, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at the Eagle Creek Nursing Home in West Union. Bob was born July 27, 1929 in Cincinnati, the son of the late William and Leona Schomberg.

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Voters approve majority of county levies on Tuesday’s election ballot

Adams County voters Tuesday approved two county-wide levies, including the General Health District Levy, insuring the county will keep its Health Department services. The measure passed by three percentage points, 51 percent to 48 percent, according to unofficial results from the Board of Elections.

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