People's Defender- RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:03:56 EST 1800 Football is football; this isn’t;-this-isnt Here's one on the ongoing football scandal in New Jersey that urges people to make sure their own teams are imparting the best message to young players. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:49:07 EST Volunteers bring smiles to Peru Though a real estate agent the last 12 years, 52-year-old Kim Hammes of Le Sueur, Minn., used to be employed as a court-appointed guardian for vulnerable adults, including seniors with disabilities and group home residents with... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:29 EST OVM Home Health caring for generations of families RIPLEY - It has been said, if you don't have your health, nothing else matters. William Germann Sr. and his son, William Germann Jr., will be the first to agree with that statement. Both men were very ill with heart issues. William Jr. had... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:36:12 EST Digging in the fall dirt One more bag of daffodil bulbs needs to be planted and today is the perfect day! Temps are supposed to reach 80 degrees today and rain is headed back in tomorrow. I have a list of things that I would like to accomplish today, but we'll see if... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:28:08 EST Ripley River Village Christmas Baby Show set Ripley River Village Christmas Baby Show will take place 11 a.m. Saturday Dec. 13 at the Ripley Church of the Nazarene. There are categories for everyone. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:48:07 EST Gloria serves up ‘Favorite Coffeecake’ Dear Friends, Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:16 EST Ohio leading the way to American energy independence Last month, I organized an energy jobs fair in Belmont County, joining Belmont College and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association to help connect over 30 companies with people from all over Eastern Ohio. People came because they were interested in being... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:38:37 EST Time to control hosts of soybean cyst nematode Even though harvest has been delayed by the early part of October being wetter than normal, and now the forecast looks like significant rain today as I write this on Tuesday morning, now is the time to be thinking about weed control in some if not all... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:38:32 EST Dementia care training opportunity provided A continuing education training will soon be available in Waverly, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging District 7 and National Church Residences. “Honoring the Person – New Insight Into Dementia Care” will be held from noon until... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:12:10 EST Regionals marks the end of the road for local XC runners, A successful season for local cross-country runners came to its conclusion last Saturday, Oct. 25 in the District III regional meet held at Pickerington North High School, with the competition getting extremely tough at that level. Nineteen runners... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:50:20 EST Dryden’s Den: Week 9 NFL Picks Last Week: 9-6 Overall: 79-40-1 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:35:09 EST John Deere Financial Scholarships announced For more than 11 years, Southern States Cooperative has partnered with John Deere Financial to provide competitive financing programs for Southern States customers. In 2013, the two companies established a scholarship fund available to rising college... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:24:22 EST SSgt Clark is area’s new Air Force recruiter Staff Sergeant Michael Clark has been assigned to the Air Force recruiting office, located 4476 Glen-Este Withamsville Road, in Cincinnati. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:21:10 EST Time change Sunday, Nov. 2 A reminder the time change will take effect this weekend, giving everyone an extra hour. Don't forget to “fall back” at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:13 EST All-Conference Volleyball Team announced by SHAC The volleyball coaches of the Southern Hills Athletic Conference recently met and cast their votes for the 2014 All-Conference Team, and the four schools of Adams County are well represented with nine young ladies receiving the postseason... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:43:05 EST Lady Devils ousted in district finals Though it ended in a disappointing manner, the 2014 volleyball season for the North Adams Lady Devils will rank right up there with some of the most successful ever in school history. The 2014 campaign saw the Lady Devils go 21-4, ending on Oct. 25... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:40:08 EST Rambler Center Christmas Craft Show and sale set The ninth annual craft show and sale will take place at the Rambler Center (the old Russellville School) located one block east of the stoplight on state Route 125 in Russellville. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:36:19 EST A Royal Fundraiser set– Princess Tea Party It is going to be a formal affair for kids. The Western Brown Theatre Department is inviting all local “royalty” to a Princess Tea Party. Join Anna, Elsa, Cinderella, Ariel, Prince Charming and other fairy tale favorites. Guests will enjoy... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:07:07 EST ACOV presents district report card The Adams County Ohio Valley School Board met for a regular board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:57:22 EST Crowd turns out to see the Governor Governor John Kasich stopped in Adams County for a Get Out the Vote Rally held in the Administration Building at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Monday, Oct. 27. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:51:13 EST