Adams County Information

Three trustees were re-elected at the 75th annual meeting of the Adams Rural Electric Cooperative held Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Red Barn Convention Center in Winchester. Approximately 450 members and guests were in attendance.


United States Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio will be in Adams County on official business on Sept. 2. In addition to his official duties, the Adams County Democrat Club will be hosting a brief meet and greet reception where you can have a "Sandwich with the Senator."


Congratulations to the winners of our Back to School Drawings at the Adams County Public Library. At the Manchester Library, four backpacks loaded with school supplies were won by Ashley Francis, Dakota Blevins, Thomas Ailshire, and Karlee Collins.


This American greeting was waiting in Manchester on Sunday afternoon as over 500 bikers in the American Legion Legacy Run passed through town via U.S. 52. This American greeting was waiting in Manchester on Sunday afternoon as over 500 bikers in the American Legion Legacy Run passed through town via U.S. 52. Residents of Brown and Adams County, especially those who are veterans or motorcycle aficionados, received a special treat on Sunday, Aug. 23, as the 2015 American Legion Legacy Run passed through both counties.


The Board of Adams County Commissioners met in regular session on Aug. 10, 2015, with the following members present: Brian Baldridge, Stephen Caraway, and Paul Worley. Clerk Becky Brodt was also present.


A seven man, five woman jury with one alternate, was seated Monday in Adams County Common Pleas Court in the murder trial of Roddy Shane Tolle, 43, Judge Brett Spencer presiding. Tolle has pleaded not guilty to the shooting death of Charles "Duke" Brewer, 60, on June 27, 2014, at Brewer's residence on Island Creek Road in Monroe Township.


The Adams County Historical Society will be hosting the seventh annual Cowboy Copas Memorial Concert at the Community Center in Blue Creek on Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. This year's performers will include the John Simon Band, Rosie Young, the Randy Copas Band and Katie Grace Jonas. Adams County music star Lloyd Estel Copas was born in Moon Hollow in Jefferson Township on July 15, 1913.


Digital Works has been part of the West Union community since April 2014 and has already helped 62 area adults secure modern, online jobs. The West Union location has also provided 69 adults with computer and online skills, as well as employer-led client support and service etiquette training.


The Lee Town Council met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m., at Kinsey Hall.


Jack McCoy, pictured here with his wife Sis, has been chosen as the Grand Marshal of the 2015 PeeblesOld Timers Days parade. Jack McCoy, pictured here with his wife Sis, has been chosen as the Grand Marshal of the 2015 PeeblesOld Timers Days parade.