People's Defender- RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:32:57 EST 1800 New kiosk built for Serpent Mound With approval from the Arc of Appalachia and the Ohio History Connection, the Adams County Travel and Visitors Bureau was able to construct a new visitor information kiosk at Serpent Mound. The kiosk will feature information about Adams County events... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:08:07 EST Teen flown from accident Emergency personnel were dispatched 12:23 p.m.Wednesday, Dec. 17, to the 14000 block of state Route 125 for a single vehicle accident. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:37:09 EST Audits available for local governments Auditor of State Dave Yost's office is responsible for auditing all public entities in Ohio. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:07:06 EST JV win for Peebles Peebles' Dillon Evans takes the “up and over” route as he defends West Union's Andrew Weeks during JV boys action from Dec. 16 in West Union. Evans and his teammates were the high fliers on the night, picking up a 48-29 victory... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:18:12 EST Devils get first ‘W’ After starting the season with four consecutive losses, Coach Nathan Copas and his North Adams Green Devils broke into the win column on Dec. 16 with a 69-59 victory over the visiting Fairfield Lions. The Devils were led by 23 points from sophomore... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:10 EST Justice scores 40, Indians win Round one of what many expect to be a three-round bout brought a packed house to West Union High School on Tuesday night, Dec. 16. This wasn't Ali-Frazier but rather a high school boys basketball game in the Southern Hills Athletic Conference... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:09:08 EST $500 winner$500-winner West Union's Conner Campbell, even in his Sunday finest, was a big winner at the Dec. 12 West Union High School boys basketball game. In the $500 half court shot contest sponsored by First State Bank, Campbell hit nothing but net and was the big... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:01:09 EST Manchester Letters to Santa ManchesterMrs. Baldwin, second gradeDear Santa, Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:03:09 EST Chief Penny retires from Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Richard A. Penny, son of William and Patricia Penny of Peebles, retired from the U.S. Air Force on Dec. 5, 2014. Chief Penny grew up in Peebles, before enlisting in the Air Force in 1985, as a engineering assistant... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:02:20 EST Anne of Green Gables shows the power of imagination Anne Shirley, Lindsey Taylor, smacks Gilbert Blythe, Jordan Ozeta, on the head with her slate after he teases her about her hair in “Anne of Green Gables” presented at the Oliver School by the Adams County Arts Council from Dec. 11 to Dec. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:00:04 EST Peebles Letters to Santa Peebles ElementaryMrs. Workman, 2nd gradeDear Santa, Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:59:11 EST North Adams Letters to Santa Mrs. Reid, KindergartenDear Santa, I want a choo-choo train and a monster truck.From, Hunter—Dear Santa, I want a Monopoly game and a scooter and Ninja Turtle Legos. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:58:07 EST West Union Letters to Santa West Union ElementaryMs. Blythe, K-3 ClassDear Santa,I wat a roller skas for Krestms.Love, Makayla B.—Dear Santa, Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:57:11 EST Bentonville book is available The Brief History of Bentonville books have finally arrived. The new revised and updated edition includes the past history of the town with more pictures, pictures of the grand marshals, were you there or do you remember, and a special section... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:57:09 EST Look up, Americans, it’s not as bad as you think We are one glum country. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:13 EST More on the KJV of the Bible To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:12 EST Don’t wait for time to run out To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:11 EST (No heading) West Union Village Council met in regular session at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the Municipal Building with Mayor Ted grooms presiding. Cal to order, pledge to the flag, and roll call: John Lafferty - present, Mark Brewer - present, Benny... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:10 EST (No heading) The Council of the Village of Manchester met in regular session at the Community Building on Oct. 16. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:09 EST Fantastic 4-Hers hold Christmas Party The Fantastic 4-H'ers held their Christmas Party on Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Sunset Bowling Alley. Members present were Maria Fox, Jacob Fox, Chris Fox, Jacob Miley, Ashley Hayslip, Krisheana Pitre, Joseph Kimmerly and Samuel Michael Kimmerly. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:56:08 EST