People's Defender- RSS Feed Sun, 1 Feb 2015 04:41:34 EST 1800 Successful timber harvest program set If you are planning to harvest timber, this is a must attend program. The opportunity to harvest timber does not happen on your land every year. On most properties, this is a once or twice in a lifetime opportunity, so prior planning is a must. This... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:06:34 EST Tolliver advances on Idol Jacob Tolliver, of Portsmouth, appeared on “American Idol” Wednesday, Jan. 21 as part of the show's Minneapolis auditions. During his televised audition Tolliver played “Great Balls of Fire,” and Idol judges praised him... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:16:34 EST Benefit held for Boling The Manchester High School hosted a benefit for Samantha Boling, 24, of Manchester on Saturday, Jan. 24. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:46:31 EST Ward not running for seventh term Franklin Township Fiscal Officer Diane Ward will not be running for re-election in 2015. She will have served 24 years by the end of her sixth consecutive term on March 31, 2016. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:11:32 EST Greyhounds sweep North Adams Sometimes it seems like the county basketball teams just play each other over and over and that was the case on Jan. 27 at North Adams High School as the Green Devils battled the Manchester Greyhounds for a third go-round in this 2014-15 campaign. The... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:56:31 EST Dryden’s Den: Predicting Super Bowl Sunday in the NFL Every championship game, in any sport, is special. This year's NFL championship game however has a little extra to it – historic in fact. The Seattle Seahawks are going for a repeat, a feat rarely accomplished in professional football. The... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:16:33 EST JV Devils get comeback win It was two evenly matched JV boys squads that took the floor on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at North Adams High School, but two teams headed in opposite directions record-wise. Coach Rob Meade and his North Adams Green Devils came into the contest having won... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:46:31 EST THE PEOPLE’S DEFENDER SENIOR PROFILE 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... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:01:36 EST Tough loss Unfortunately, it was an old familiar refrain once again on Tuesday night, Jan. 27 for Coach Trent Harrop and his West Union varsity boys. The Dragons were on their home court playing host to the Piketon Redstreaks out of the Scioto Valley Conference... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:01:32 EST Second recycling compactor added The recycling station in West Union has grown to the point where Adams Brown Recycling has added a second compactor. The location is in front of the Adams County Engineer's Garage on state Route 41 in West Union. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:36:31 EST Dr. King’s message resonates today Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast in Columbus. There, Dr. Julius Scruggs reflected on a phrase that is carved on the monument in Washington to the great civil rights... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:06:51 EST West Union freshman now 9-0 Continuing their quest for an undefeated season, the freshman boys team at West Union High School took another step in that direction on Tuesday, Jan. 27 as they used a strong second half to defeat the Piketon Redstreaks 35-31 in a game played at West... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:06:47 EST NA freshman rally for win The first game of a triple header on Jan. 27 at North Adams High School was a freshman boys match up between the host Green Devils and the visiting Manchester Greyhounds. The Devils were looking to continue their uphill climb towards the .500 mark... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:21:32 EST Revolution of Rabbits program starts third year The Revolution of Rabbits program, starting its third year, is a unique opportunity for low income or at-risk youth to raise and exhibit market rabbits at the Adams County Fair. The goal of the program is to teach youth responsibility as they learn to... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:56:35 EST Vegetable gardening classes planned at SSCC Southern State Community College is offering a six-week class on vegetable gardening for beginners, starting Tuesday, March 3 at the new campus in Mt. Orab. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:46:40 EST Ten reasons to ‘bee’ one Gardening is one of the many hobbies that allow you to interact with nature and in doing so you create the beauty around you and reap the reward of fruits and vegetables from your garden. But have you ever considered another hobby that would... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:06:38 EST Common Pleas, Jan. 2 to Jan. 7 Jan. 2 to Jan. 7CIVIL CASESMidland Funding De LLC vs. Natalie Snyder, Action: Judgment.United States Of America vs. Brad E. Stutz, Action: Foreclosures Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:46:33 EST Father trying to build understanding You won't find too many dads that love like this. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:21:33 EST Brass quintet performs in Cherry Fork The Empyrean Quintet of Morehead State University gave a performance to an audience filling the bleachers at the Wayne Township Community Center Saturday, Jan. 24. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:17:18 EST Marriage Licenses, Jan. 15 to 23, 2015 Jonathan Leigh Phillips, 47, of Peebles to Mary Lee Meyers, 45, of Cincinnati. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:41:31 EST