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Archive - Feb 2013

February 25th

New Fertilizer Use Rule now in effect

February 25, 2013

    Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reminded the commissioners this week that the date for compliance with the new Fertilizer Use Rule was February 16.
    This rule will be enforced by the office of the Indiana chemist's office and affects operations who use more than 10 cubic yards of dry fertilizer or 4,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer per year. Its purpose is largely regulation of organic fertilizer usage, such as manure.

Bingo to get an early start in Spotlight

February 25, 2013

    Free bingo sponsored by WZBD radio will officially kick off Spotlight 2013 on Saturday, March 9, at Bellmont Middle School.
    The bingo will be held in the school, cafetorium, starting at 9, with participants playing for prizes donated by local businesses. WZBD's Al Converset will call the numbers, assisted by another member of the radio staff, Dave Nathan.

Gerald J. Martin

February 25, 2013

    Gerald J. “Jerry” Martin, 91, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    He was born on October 31, 1921, in Monroeville to the late Paul E. and Clara C. (Minnich) Martin.
    Gerald married Anna Joyce Meyer on May 3, 1947, in St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church - Nix Settlement; she survives.

February 22nd

Panthers dominate boards; AC snaps 5-game win streak

February 23, 2013

    MONROE—In the fourth installment of the Lakewood Park Christian/Adams Central rivalry and senior night for the Jets at the Hangar, it was the Panthers' Wes Davidson and Blake Mann who stole the show tallying 43 of LPC's 80 points in a rout of the Jets, 80-47.
    Davidson and Mann did most of their work on the glass tallying 15 rebounds apiece (30 of the team's 44 boards) in Friday night's non-conference contest. Adams Central had only 17 rebounds in the game.

Pence pushes tax cut here - New governor visits Rotary

February 22, 2013

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday continued to call for a 10 percent reduction in personal income tax rates, even as that proposal has seemingly stalled in the General Assembly.
    Pence made his comments in Decatur as the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Decatur Rotary Club.

Wind ordinance changes unveiled - County’s commission has final say

February 22, 2013

    A crowd of 40-50 residents came out to hear the Adam's County Plan Commission's decisions regarding the wind ordinance changes Thursday night.

Crash claims mother of two young daughters

February 22, 2013

    The Adams County Sheriff's Department released details today of the 6:09 a.m. Thursday single-vehicle accident in Preble Township that resulted in the driver of a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero being killed.
    Police said Alexandria R. (Lexy) Pharr, 23, 17th Street, Decatur, was on her way to work in Ossian and was westbound on C.R. 900N near C.R. 550W when her vehicle suddenly went left of center.

Alexandria Pharr

February 22, 2013

    Alexandria R. "Lexy" Pharr, 23, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, following an automobile accident on County Road 900 N in Adams County.
    She was born on Monday, December 18, 1989, in Decatur, to Anthony "Tony" Pharr and Kristine (O'Campo) Smedley.
    Lexy had been employed at Ossian Meats for the past several months. She was formerly employed by Bi-County Services in Berne and Ford Clutch Company, also in Berne.

February 21st

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence visits Decatur

February 21, 2013

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was the guest speaker Thursday at the weekly meeting of the Decatur Rotary Club. Read Pence's comments in Friday's edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat.

Judith A. Ainsworth

February 21, 2013

    Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Judy was born on January 5, 1940, in Fort Wayne, to the late Robert E. and Bertha I. (Gibson) Lane.
    She married Gayle E. Ainsworth on September 5, 1959; he survives in Decatur.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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