Archive - Jun 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, 90, of Decatur, died Tuesday morning.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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!"
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.
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.