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Archive - Jun 2013

June 5th

Dueling petitions Lehman seeks to stop library Monroe effort

June 5, 2013

    Dueling petitions in the Monroe Township portion of the town of Monroe ultimately will determine whether residents there will become members of the Adams Public Library System (APLS).

Donald P. Jeffrey

June 5, 2013

    Donald P. Jeffrey, 90, of Decatur, died Tuesday morning.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

Peace Monument on tour; souvenirs to be available

June 5, 2013

    The Adams County Peace Monument on the southwest corner of the courthouse square will be featured during this Saturday's Sculpture Tour.
    Committee members from the Peace Monument 100th Anniversary Celebration will be available at the monument to answer questions and to give the history of the monument, according to a news release. 

June 4th

Jerry L. Amweg

June 4, 2013

    Jerry Lee "Monk" Amweg, 65, of Ohio City, Ohio, went to be with his Lord at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert, Ohio.
    Jerry was born June 18, 1947, in Van Wert, to the late Daniel Hamilton and Louella Gwendolyn (Seger) Amweg.
    He married CarieAnn Jo Bellinger on June 3, 2003; she survives in Ohio City.

Diocese gets to keep some records sealed

June 4, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal as lawyers prepare for a possible trial over a former teacher’s claim that she was fired because she had in vitro fertilization.
    Emily Herx’s lawsuit against the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend addresses the constitutional balance between reproductive rights and religious rights and could determine which one trumps the other.

Ogg leaving county post

June 4, 2013

    Plan Commission Director Neil Ogg announced at Monday's county commissioners meeting that he will retire on September 1.
    Ogg was appointed to the position 15 years ago by the commissioners.
    Commissioner Kim Fruechte told him, "You'll be a hard person to replace."

Berne resident sent to prison

June 4, 2013

    Nicholas S. Handshoe, 41, Berne, recently pleaded guilty in Adams Circuit Court to several charges and was given prison time by Judge Chad E. Kukelhan.
    Guilty pleas were entered to invasion of privacy, possession of methamphetamines, resisting law enforcement, and violating probation.

Flying jets are regional champs!!!

June 4, 2013

    WHITING—Adams Central's varsity boys baseball team made the trek back to the most northwestern part of the state near Chicago once again on Monday night to finish what they started on Saturday in the regional baseball hosted at Oil City Stadium.
    While things got interesting down the stretch, it was the end result that mattered most as one fan shouted several times after the final out, "It was worth it!"

June 3rd

Area schools hold graduation ceremonies Sunday

June 3, 2013

    Sunday was Graduation Day across Adams County.
    Bellmont, Adams Central and South Adams all held ceremonies beginning at 2 p.m.
    Among speakers at the commencements were Bellmont valedictorian David Baker, Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux, and South Adams valedictorian Evan Liechty.

Gremaux, Aschliman tops at AC

June 3, 2013

    Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux and salutatorian Blaine Aschliman were featured speakers at Sunday's graduation ceremonies.
    Gremaux is the daughter of Constance and Jim Gremaux of Decatur and is a four-year member of Literati, Adams Central's book club; a three-year member of the National Honors Society, art club, and Business Professionals of America, and served one year on the Student Council.

   The Patriots of Heritage will be welcomed in tonight by the Bellmont Squaws on the...
    FORT WAYNE—Again utilizing a less-than-full roster of athletes, the...
    MONROE— Adams Central scored all 17 runs after the third inning to win a...

 

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