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Elizabeth A. Bond

July 23, 2013

    Elizabeth Ann Kocher Bond, 71, died of ALS on July 16 at her home in Cypress Mill, Texas.
    She was born in Decatur on April 7, 1941, to James L. Kocher and Mildred Wolfe Kocher.
    Both Ann and her husband Bill were graduates of the class of 1959, DHS, and Indiana University (Bloomington).

County-park board dispute escalates

July 23, 2013

    An ongoing dispute between the Adams County commissioners and members of the Adams County Park and Recreation board escalated Monday during the commissioners' regular weekly meeting. And while no resolution was reached to lingering conflicts between the two bodies — the biggest centering around personnel and supervision matters — county park board members said they hope to present to the commissioners a concrete plan outlining the future of their department by year's end.

No opposition to sewer rate hike in Berne

July 23, 2013

    A public hearing held during Monday's regular meeting of Berne City Council on a proposed two-stage increase in sewer rates attracted no comments from city residents, setting the stage for the first of those rate increases to take effect this fall.
    The council two weeks ago introduced legislation to put in place the first of two planned sewer utility rate hikes to help finance an estimated $3.9 million upgrade to the city's wastewater treatment plant.

Good weather for big night

July 23, 2013

    It looks like some nearly ideal weather will be served up to 4-H Fair-goers this evening as the biggest night of the five-day event comes up.
    The National Weather Service says chances of rain are just 30 percent, and that's mainly before 5 p.m. Temperatures, meanwhile, should be in the 60s when the fair parade kicks off at 7.
    Post-race ceremonies will see the 2013 Royal Ambassador chosen.

 
 

Bixler wins Cancer event

July 23, 2013

    A Cancer Shoot Out was held over the weekend at Cross Creek Golf Course to raise money for the fight for cancer.
    Officially named the 2013 Whitlock Shootout against Cancer, $665 was raised on Sunday to support the worthy cause. Mark Bixler was the overall winner of the event. Donations were made to Adams County Community Foundation, Dreams to Reality Fund at the Oncology unit, as well as the memorial to Burt and Mary Whitlock whom the tournament was named after.

MAKING IT LOOK EASY— The Adams Central Jets baseball team stayed perfect on the season with...
    Tonight's county-rivalry contest on the softball field between the Lady...
    BERNE— South Adams High School had their first opportunity to host the...

 

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