April 24th, 2014
The United Way of Adams County recognized area residents and businesses who have made notable contributions to the organization over the past year during a luncheon held at the Monroe United Brethren Church Wednesday.
UW co-campaign chairs Jessica Thieme and Natasha Nevil addressed the crowd, thanking board members and agencies throughout the county for their tireless efforts in supporting the various committees and fund drives formed by the UW each year.
Sweeping changes affecting Medicaid eligibility requirements for Indiana residents will take affect June 1, it was learned Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the Adams Health Network’s board of trustees.
And there is an even more pressing deadline looming. For some individuals to remain on the Medicaid state roster, paperwork will need to be filed with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration in Indianapolis by May 1.
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana will make its 12th flight to Washington D.C. Wednesday. New this year is the opportunity for the public to proudly welcome home veterans at the Fort Wayne International Airport that evening.
The Patriots of Heritage will be welcomed in tonight by the Bellmont Squaws on the softball diamond around 5:15 p.m. To view the contest, click on the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. The DDD broadcast will begin approximately at 5 p.m.
Denton E. Bemus, 76, Decatur, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital. He was a former resident of Sydney, Ohio and Louisville, Ky.
Denton was born Dec. 7, 1937, in Sidney to the late Herman H. and Margaret F. (Huccker) Bemus.
He married Amy L. Holly June 9, 1956; she preceded him in death Oct. 15, 2011.
Marion L. Debolt, 81, Fort Wayne, passed away April 20, 2014.
He was born July 25, 1932, the son of Homer and Clara (Linn) DeBolt.
After nearly six months of back-and-forth negotiations, members of the Adams County Regional Sewer District’s board of trustees on Tuesday evening gave their stamp of approval to a 40-year agreement with the city of Decatur for the treatment of sewage to be generated by the fledgling rural sewer district.
Arnolds Drive-In, a staple hot spot in Decatur, will not be closing anytime soon, owner-operator Lori Collier said Tuesday. But changes will be coming to the popular local eatery.
Adams County Engineer Tim Barkey informed the county commissioners on Monday of a recent pre-construction meeting between the county, the Indiana Department of Transportation and contractor R. L. McCoy, Columbia City, to discuss work to be performed on a bridge on Winchester Road over Holthouse Ditch, west and north of U.S. 27.
Barkey said the work, which will require closing the road to traffic, will begin June 8 and should conclude by the end of August.
FORT WAYNE—Again utilizing a less-than-full roster of athletes, the Bellmont Squaws managed to win seven of 16 events Tuesday night and split a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular girls track meet against Homestead and East Noble.
The host Homestead team amassed 73 points for the team win and had eight blue ribbons on the night while Bellmont settled for 50 points. East Noble, a team that had knocked off Norwell and Carroll last week in girls track, won just only one event and was third at 44.