Broncos make WBHS wrestling history with 15th dual victory The leaders in local high school hoops Kleemeyer leads way for Lady Broncos in win over Clinton Massie Larry R Estes Juanita Cramer Vivienne I Van Harlingen Marion Partin 2017 busy for prosecutor’s office Property tax bills on the way Fire engine restoration project moves forward Rhonda O Kessel-Allen Roy E Boone Howard L Meeker Cleo Scott Domie J Knowles G-Men on top in SBAAC Nat’l Division standings at 5-0 Blue Jays bounce back from loss to Eastern Lady Warriors stroll to 10-3 Janice B Fite Perlie R Jennings Sr Kirby L Cornett Kenneth L Stein Jimmie R Gifford Sr Sister Cecilia Huber Ethel W Shelton Charles F Wright III Vivian A Wainright Two charged in body dumping case Eight charged by Brown County grand jury FP considers all computer classes Continued frigid temperatures forecasted Tracy L Dodson Dorothy Thomas Broncos are BC Holiday Tourney champs Lady Warriors win 3rd straight BC Holiday Tournament Jays take two in Pepsi Classic Lady Jays cap off Pepsi Classic with victory over St. Patrick Michael N Davis Alan P Johnson Paul Nevels James L Ballein Top ten stories of 2017 Chamber discusses plans for 2018 Marcy’s Country Kitchen holiday gifts Lawrence J Reynolds Chester L Sininger John E Wilson Lewis recognized by EHS Athletic Dept. Western Brown wrestling team tops Tigers in regular season dual Broncos even at 3-3 Lady Rockets blast past CCP, fall to Bethel-Tate Angela L Shuler John C Otten Shop With a Cop 2017 Teen charged with multiple rapes G’Town Council plans to raise water rates Rita Tarvin Rocket win streak reaches five G-Men ascend to 4-0 in SBAAC National Division with win at Williamsburg Jays soar to 3-1 with win at North Adams Young Lady Jays improving as season progresses Mary J Yockey Callie J Maynard Windle Blanton Daisy D Nevels Regional disaster drill held Jacob honored Sardinia joins new fire district County pays 10K in Varnau attorney fees Gast’s three-point shower drowns the Tigers Lady Rockets capture wins over Ripley, Batavia Keplinger signs with Shawnee State Warriors down the Devils, fall to the Greyhounds Broncos edge out Williamsburg, 53-50 Carol S Newman John E Short $200M Solar Farm discussed Adult education continues to grow at Southern Hills Georgetown 2017 Christmas parade Donald C Vance John C Morris Rebecca E Simpon Hot start sets pace for Broncos’ 85-40 win over CNE G-Men get off to 1-1 start Lady Rockets start off season with tough string of road games Basketball Special: 2017-18 Katherine J Wolfe Virginia J Germann Rev Commadora Manning Mona K Kirker Anderson pleads guilty Mt. Orab Christmas Parade Senior Playground now open Unemployment rate up slightly in October Bonita Planck Carol J Wagner Christopher O Richey Sr Five new members to enter WBHS Athletic Hall of Fame Blue Jays ready to soar under Woodward Fischer named to OPSWA All-Ohio First Team of football all-stars

Coaching search continues

Former G-Men teammates Jay Chadwell (right) and Daniel Oliver watch campers take part in a 3-on-3 competition during the 2015 G-Men basketball camp. Chadwell had been in the running to become the next G-Men head coach but it fell through. Jay Chadwell, right, poses with Georgetown Athletics Director Mike Jennings upon Chadwell receiving his hall […]

Full contact limited

Beginning immediately, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has joined dozens of states in adopting recommendations from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Concussion Summit Task Force, which will reduce the risk in football for concussions and head impact exposure. The recommendations were approved by the OHSAA’s Joint Advisory Committee on Sports […]

Felder charged with OVIs

Felder A former star for the Georgetown G-Men basketball team has found himself in trouble with the law again. Adrian-Isaiah Thomas Felder, commonly referred to as Isaiah Felder, has been charged twice with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, both first-degree misdemeanors, and probation violation, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office. According to crash reports […]

Benintendi signs with Red Sox

Madeira High School graduate Andrew Benintendi signed his first professional contract with the Boston Red Sox after being drafted with the seventh pick of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. Madeira-native Andrew Benintendi has signed his first professional contract. After being drafted by the Boston Red Sox as the seventh overall selection in the 2015 […]

THE PEOPLE’S DEFENDER SENIOR PROFILE

Dodge Estle 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 in their high school. NAME: Dodge Estle SCHOOL: West Union High School PARENTS: Ike and Jenna Wooten. […]

Coming up aces

West Union High School sophomore Elijah McCarty, center, achieved a golfer’s dream on June 29, hitting a hole-in-one shot on the fourth hole at the Adams County Country Club course. McCarty is joined in this photo by two of his witnesses, Jacob Pell, left, and Craig Horton, right. Fifteen-year old Elijah McCarty, a sophomore-to-be at […]

Western Brown visits Vets

The Western Brown varsity football team visited the Ohio Veterans Home on June 29, and met with Richard “Dick” Nichols, who was a member of the 1942 National Championship Ohio State Buckeyes football team. Pictured is the team with Nichols in the center, head coach Don Sizer on the left, and Jack Scott from Open […]

Time for a formation change

Daniel Karell | Sports Editor Through the first three weeks of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Team has failed to live up to their previous standards. Sure, the team achieved their goals of winning their group in the group stage and are in the quarterfinals of the competition. But they’ve been […]

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