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Coil honored with reception

The Adams County Commissioners honored one of their own with a reception just prior to start of the weekly commissioners’ meeting Monday. Ed Coil is retiring after 20 years of service to the county. It is the fourth time he has retired, and while this one may stick, he said he still has a couple of projects he would like to work on. Adams County employees showed their appreciation for Coil with a carry-in dinner. Adams County Auditor Mary Berry presented Coil with a mantel clock which was inscribed with, “In dedication of 20 years of service to Adams County.” The clock was paid for with donations from county employees. Coil, who said he was just expecting cake and ice cream, said, “We weren’t expecting anything like this.” In 1996 he was appointed to fill out Mike Ripley’s unexpired two-year term as an Adams County Commissioner, and he was elected to the position four more times. He serves on several boards, including the Adams Wells Crisis Shelter, Ada... Read More >