Matt Seas headed back to State XC Meet Senior Profile: Charlee Louden Lady Indians ousted in sectional final Lady Devils down Minford 4-1 in district semis North Adams volleyball claims fourth consecutive sectional crown Senior Profile: Brooklyn Howlett Afterschool fun begins at NAES Wearing it pink in October Kenneth L Austin Jay E Minnich Reuben E Hershberger Bobby L Williams 18 years just isn’t long enough Emotional, historic, and victorious Taking action against addiction Utilities commission approves DP&L electric security plan What matters and what doesn’t Oh dear, is that a deer? Junior Gaffin Charlotte J Thatcher Matthew D Miller Megan R Phillips Ralph M Swearingen Linda C Ackley Robert Ralston Shelly Seaman Increased access to treatment, Improving economic opportunity keys to combating Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Seas siblings are again SHAC Cross-Country Champions Lady Hounds cruise to sectional victory Senior Profile: Alyssa Hoskins 101 and another sectional championship Lady Indians claim sectional title North Adams tops Peebles for sectional soccer crown Senior Profile: Shay Boldman 13.5 seconds, heartbreak for West Union PHS JV Volleyball completes unbeaten season On the course that Nicklaus helped design On the ballot: Meigs Township Trustees West Union Christian Church will again be collection center for Operation Christmas Child Peebles voters will choose council members in upcoming election Seven candidates seek seats on ACOVSD school board A time for transformation What will future generations say? Finding all those treasures Janet K Campbell Robert D Hill Lady Devils blank West Union 7-0 in SHAC soccer finale Vikings invade and conquer the Greyhounds Outpouring of community support for local business woman with cancer Manchester mourns teen killed in single-car crash Kylie S Lucas Sharon R Grooms Steven L Wootten Forest J McDaniel Ralph O Grooms Adams County teenager dies in auto accident Charles N Vance Wesley M Baldwin James Kennedy Tom A Mihalovich Brand hat trick leads North Adams past West Union 5-2 in SHAC soccer action Senior Profile: Bryant Lung Lady Hounds pull off thrilling Senior Night win Volleyball milestones continue to pile up at North Adams Banner season for Lady Indians soccer SHAC holds Junior High Volleyball Tournament Tournament match ups set for volleyball and soccer Senior Profile: Morgan Edmisten Hounds dominate, improve to 3-4 Is this not the best time of the year? Volley For The Cure is another big success Getting everything we ask for Oh, that dreaded leaf project Manchester: Adams County’s oldest community looks to the future with hope Congressman visits Manchester’s newest business Six candidates vie for MLSD School Board Highway 41 road work stalls MFD holds annual Safety Day for kids, families Lenora Mckee Virgie Cole Helen J Damron Karen S Lockhart Donna M Pelfrey Russell D Pollitt, Sr Karen S Lockhart Harris named Director of Shelter for the Homeless Local candidates abundant on November ballot Senior Profile: McKinlee Grooms Lady Dragons finish third in district golf tourney Lady Devils challenged, but survive to extend SHAC streak to 60 Rally falls short, Lady Hounds fall in five sets to Fairfield Senior Profile: Jessica Newman Lady Indians get shutout win over West Union, 2-0 Erwins host annual Herb Fair Bentonville: A community at the crossroads of Adams County history Tranquility, Wilson Homestead host annual Heritage Days Why we get back up Your local newspaper, the real deal Welcome to the morning klatch Oleda F Saunders

Volunteer Talitha Parks from Church 180 talks to North Adams Elementary students about “things they will be dealing with in life” as part of the NAES Afterschool Program.

Afterschool fun begins at NAES

  Community sponsored program focuses on helping students develop life-skills -  Story and photos by Patricia Beech -  After the hallways grew quiet and the buses all departed, twenty-plus students gathered in the cafeteria at North Adams Elementary Tuesday to participate in the kickoff

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To show their support for the efforts of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local AEP employees donned special pink hats to wear throughout the month of October.

Wearing it pink in October

  AEP employees show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month -  Story and photo by Patricia Beech -  October was National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and AEP Ohio line workers and administrative personnel are wearing pink hard hats to show their support for the women and men who are

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Adams County Health Director William Hablitzel, left, and Adams County Common Pleas Judge Brett Spencer were speakers at last week’s Coalition for a Drug Free Adams County, held at West Union High School.

Taking action against addiction

  Local coalition strives to help recovering addicts, raise awareness, increase number of prevention programs -  Story and photos by Patricia Beech -  Members of the Coalition for a Drug Free Adams County met on Thursday, Oct. 19 at the West Union High School to discuss community initiat

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North Adams goal keeper Madee Shipley, right, comes out of the goal to make a tough save against Minford’s Aurie Coriell in action from Tuesday night’s district semi-final game in Waverly, won by the Lady Devils 4-1.

Lady Devils down Minford 4-1 in district semis

  Story and photos by Mark Carpenter -  It was back to familiar territory for Coach Dave D'Avignon and his North Adams Lady Devils varsity soccer squad, as they once again made an appearance in the Division III district tournament on the magnificent turf at Waverly High School. On Tuesday,

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18 years just isn’t long enough

  By Mark Carpenter -  If you have been married 18 years, it may seem like a long time. If you have had the same job for 18 years, it may seem like a long time. But if you are a teenager, 18 years should just be only the beginning. The community of Manchester and actually the entire county

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With some outstanding blocking on the edge, Manchester quarterback Shaun Gould (10) turns the corner on his way to the game-winning touchdown run with 46.9 seconds remaining in the Hounds’ 21-14 win over Notre Dame on Friday night.

Emotional, historic, and victorious

  Greyhounds rally for first win over Notre Dame, 21-14 -  Story and photos by Mark Carpenter -  An emotional three days in Manchester along with the annual Homecoming Night festivities were the combination last Friday night at Greyhound Stadium. Playing with heavy hearts after the loss

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