Archive for August, 2017


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Wendell Beasley

Wendell Beasley, 88 years of West Union, Ohio passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He was born in Adams County, Ohio on April 15, 1929, the son of the late Thomas Beasley and Etta Maude Roush Beasley.

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Woman dies in a single-vehicle crash in Scioto County

An Adams County woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash early Saturday morning, according to the State Highway Patrol. Renee Rogers, 38, of Manchester, was driving west along Route 52 in a 2000 GMC Sierra 2500 when she went off the left side of the road near Stout in Scioto County and struck a tree at high speed.

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Winchester Homecoming Festival is Aug 25-27

Big Time Wrestling, historic Ghost Rides, and The Strolling Mystified Magic Show return next week to entertain crowds during Winchester's Homecoming Festival, Aug. 25-27. Organizers have coordinated a full slate of fun activities and events for the three-day long street festival.

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Senator Portman visits GE Test Facility in Peebles

United States Senator Rob Portman on Friday, Aug.11 visited the GE Aviation Engine Test Facility in Peebles. Portman toured the facility to learn first-hand what GE Aviation has done to improve the site's research and development, jet engine testing capabilities, and manufacturing operations.

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West Union wins fifth consecutive County Cup

In a battle that literally went down to the final hole, Coach Carl Schneider and his West Union Dragons boys golf squad captured their fifth consecutive Adams County Cup on Wednesday at Hilltop Golf Course. The Dragons and the North Adams Green Devils went down to the wire, with West Union prevailing in the end by eight strokes.

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This Labor Day, – Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

Members of the Adams County Safe Communities Coalition receive the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2017 proclamation from the Adams County Commissioners, declaring their support for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2017 Labor Day Holiday Statewide Crackdown.

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Blanton announces candicacy for Court of Appeals

Criminal prosecutor Kris Blanton this week formally announced his candidacy for Fourth District Court of Appeals Judge. Blanton has more than 15 years of legal experience practicing in a wide-variety of fields.

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Boldman retiring after 17 years as Homeless Shelter director

When Bob Boldman accepted the job of overseeing the Adams County Homeless Shelter in July 2000, he was told it would be a temporary position. “I agreed to do it until they found someone,” says Boldman.

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Manchester concludes another River Days celebration

In ceremonies held on Aug. 3, Miss Kiersten Saunders was named the 2017 Manchester River Days Queen. From left, First Runner-Up Alysa Hoskins, Queen Kiersten Saunders, and Second Runner-Up Savanna Sheridan.

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Manchester concludes another River Days celebration

In ceremonies held on Aug. 3, Miss Kiersten Saunders was named the 2017 Manchester River Days Queen. From left, First Runner-Up Alysa Hoskins, Queen Kiersten Saunders, and Second Runner-Up Savanna Sheridan.

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