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Carpenter honored by MLSD Board

Carpenter honored by MLSD Board

The Manchester Local School District recently named Mark Carpenter of The People’s Defender to the Ohio School Boards Association 2015 …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Responding to an epidemic

Responding to an epidemic

The Adams County Counseling Center held a luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 26, to highlight the growing problem of drug addiction …

August 28th, 2015 |  

New business hosts open house

New business hosts open house

On Tuesday, Aug. 25 the Paul Hall & Associates Insurance Agency hosted an Open House to celebrate the opening of …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Annual Junior Fair BBQ to be held next week

Annual Junior Fair BBQ to be held next week

The wood is cut, stacked, dried and ready for the 2015 Junior Fair Barbecue (BBQ). The annual barbecue will be …

August 27th, 2015 |  

‘Coffee with the Congressman” is Sept. 4

‘Coffee with the Congressman” is Sept. 4

Congressman Brad Wenstrup invites constituents to join him for “Coffee with your Congressman” in Peebles, on Friday, Sept. 4 from …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Seas bringing changes to OVSD

Seas bringing changes to OVSD

The new superintendent for the Adams County/Ohio Valley School District, Richard Seas, recently began work in the district and was …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Richey graduates from UW-M Graduate School of Banking

Richey graduates from UW-M Graduate School of Banking

The team at First State Bank is pleased to announce that David E. Richey was awarded a diploma on Aug. …

August 25th, 2015 |  

CRIMINAL TRAFFIC REPORT

Edward D. Curtis, Smithfield, WV, Speed 69/55, Fine $15, Court Cost $155 Matthew P. Pierce, Bethel, Speed 48/35, Fine $15, …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Senior Center raided by state investigators

The director of the Adams County Senior Citizens Center in West Union is being investigated by Ohio’s State Auditor and …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  

Senator Brown to visit Adams County

Senator Brown to visit Adams County

United States Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio will be in Adams County on official business on Sept. 2. In addition …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Trustees re-elected at annual meeting of Adams Rural Electric Cooperative

Trustees re-elected at annual meeting of Adams Rural Electric Cooperative

Three trustees were re-elected at the 75th annual meeting of the Adams Rural Electric Cooperative (REC) held Saturday, Aug. 22 …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Legacy Run passes through county

Legacy Run passes through county

Residents of Brown and Adams County, especially those who are veterans or motorcycle aficionados, received a special treat on Sunday, …

August 25th, 2015 |  

ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY NEWS

ADAMS COUNTY LIBRARY NEWS

Congratulations to the winners of our Back to School Drawings at the Adams County Public Library. At the Manchester Library, …

August 25th, 2015 |  

ADAMS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES

ADAMS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MINUTES

The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on Aug. 10, 2015, with the following members present: Brian …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Tolle murder trial begins

Tolle murder trial begins

A seven man, five woman jury with one alternate, was seated Monday in Adams County Common Pleas Court in the …

August 21st, 2015 |  

OVSD up and running for another year

OVSD up and running for another year

The Ohio Valley School District kicked off the 2015-16 school year last Wednesday, August, 19. After many weeks of planning …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Cowboy Copas Concert is Aug. 29

Cowboy Copas Concert is Aug. 29

The Adams County Historical Society will be hosting the seventh annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert at the Community Center in …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Sixty area jobs secured through Digital Works

Sixty area jobs secured through Digital Works

Digital Works has been part of the West Union community since April 2014 and has already helped 62 area adults …

August 18th, 2015 |  

MLSD has successful opening

MLSD has successful opening

On Thursday, Aug. 13 the Manchester Local School District launched the 2015-16 school year with an emphasis on team work …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Beech joins Defender staff

Beech joins Defender staff

The People’s Defender is proud to announce the hiring of Patricia Beech as their new editorial reporter. Patricia is a …

August 18th, 2015 |  

WINCHESTER HAPPENINGS

WINCHESTER HAPPENINGS

The next meeting of the Bicentennial Committee will be on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall. …

August 18th, 2015 |  

WEST UNION VILLAGE COUNCIL

WEST UNION VILLAGE COUNCIL

The West Union Village council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on July 28at the Municipal Building, with Mayor …

August 17th, 2015 |  

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