Adams County Information

The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on May 4 , with the following members present: Brian Baldridge, Stephen Caraway, and Paul Worley. Clerk Becky Brodt was also present.


Each May, Ohio joins the nation in observing Older Americans Month. Ohio is home to more than 2.3 million adults age 60 and older and another two million baby boomers, comprising of more than 40 percent of the state's population.


Lansing M. Richards, Winchester, illegal manufacture of drugs, dismissed without prejudice. This matter has been presented to the Adams County Grand Jury.


Participating in the groundbreaking for Monarch Meadows Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living are, from left, David Hughes, mayor of Seaman; Paul Worley, Adams County Commissioner; Matt Smith, Monarch Meadows; Jim Schmidt, architect, Frank Murphy, project developer and Chris Mallett of Continuing Healthcare Solutions. Participating in the groundbreaking for Monarch Meadows Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation and Assisted Living are, from left, David Hughes, mayor of Seaman; Paul Worley, Adams County Commissioner; Matt Smith, Monarch Meadows; Jim Schmidt, architect, Frank Murphy, project developer and Chris Mallett of Continuing Healthcare Solutions.


The commissioners proclaimed May as Fraud Awareness month on May 4. Involved in the presentation are, front from left, JFS Fraud Investigator Jazz Osman, JFS Fraud Supervisor Cheryl Ruble, and JFS Director Sue Fulton; back, commissioners Stephen Caraway, Paul Worley and Brian Baldridge. The commissioners proclaimed May as Fraud Awareness month on May 4. Involved in the presentation are, front from left, JFS Fraud Investigator Jazz Osman, JFS Fraud Supervisor Cheryl Ruble, and JFS Director Sue Fulton; back, commissioners Stephen Caraway, Paul Worley and Brian Baldridge.


While many are finished calving, there are still many calves to be born in Southern Ohio in the coming months. Calving season can sometimes bring predators.


Back around Christmas-time, I took my cousin Mike to Frisch's for lunch. A gentleman in the next booth recognized Mike from his television commercial.


President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act on Aug. 20. 1964, which created a variety of programs, including Community Action Agencies, as part of his War on Poverty. He knew then as we know now, that the war against poverty must be won in the field, in every private home, in every public office, from the courthouse to the White House.


Patrick Hendrixson vs. Adams County Regional Medical Center, Judgment entry filed. Court will address request that medicare be Defendant in this case at pretrial May 5, 2015.


When running for judge, the candidates, unlike other politicians, are limited in the ways they are allowed to present their campaign. It is unethical for a candidate to make comments that would tip off citizens as to how they might rule in any case before them.


The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission's Second Round Adams County Caucus meeting will be held on 9 a.m. Monday, May 18 at at the Commissioners' Office, 215 N. Cross St., West Union. The commision will discuss and rank projects submitted to OVRDC for possible funding consideration through the Appalachian Regional Commission.


The Adams County Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees named its Interim CEO April 30 following a recent announcement made by CEO Saundra Stevens that she planned to retire the same day. Stevens had been with ACRMC since 1971 and plans to remain at the hospital as an active volunteer after retiring.


On May 1, a new monument was revealed designed to replace the old Zane's Trace/Treber Inn monument that was destroyed in an accident in 2014. Shown with the new monument are, from left, Donna Moore, Steve Ryan from the Peebles Monument Company, William J. Sininger and Patricia Stepp.


May 01--The Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury, two-vehicle crash involving a school bus near the Scioto County line. The crash occurred Thursday, at approximately 3:46 p.m..


A vehicle-school bus accident closed down a section of State Route 125 near Lynx on Thursday, April 30 around 3:45 p.m. Reports say that a 17-year old girl from Scioto County was traveling westbound on 125 in a 2007 Ford Focus when she crossed the center line and collided with an Adams County/Ohio Valley Local School District bus. The driver was reportedly ejected from the vehicle and was later airlifted to the UC Medical Center and as of Friday morning, was recovering from non life-threatening injuries.


A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. May 9 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Route 160, North Gallipolis. Born April 17, 1949, in Adams County, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Dessie Faye Copas.


A 17 year old female Otway resident suffered serious injury Thursday afternoon during a collision with an Adams County school bus. According to the State Patrol, the unidentified teen was flown by Air Evac to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after traveling left of center and colliding with the bus around 3:46 p.m. on State Route 125 in Brush Creek Township.