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Archive - Jul 2, 2013

Communications towers are likely to be replaced

July 2, 2013

    Sheriff Shane Rekeweg talked to the county at their weekly meeting on Monday about replacing the communications towers in Monroe and Decatur.
    He explained that both are overloaded with equipment and he advised building a new one that will be able to hold all of the equipment needed. The commissioners were open to the idea, and bids will be accepted for the project next week.

Rain just keeps on coming

July 2, 2013

    The rain just keeps on coming ... and the river is beginning to rise.
    The Decatur weather station recorded .56 of an inch of rain on Monday, giving the city some 2.8 inches of rain in the past nine days — with more expected today.
    A total of 1.8 inches of rain has fallen here in the last three days, and the St. Marys River is beginning to edge up, reaching 11.8 feet this morning. That's far short of its flood stage, of course, but further rain could push it higher.

Crash in Jay County ends chase; teen driver charged

July 2, 2013

    More information was released today by the Decatur Police Department concerning the arrest of a Portland teenager early Monday morning.
    A police report said that at approximately 3:12 a.m., city officers attempted to make a traffic stop on a person wanted for questioning in connection with a stolen vehicle report.

Kicking Out Cancer team slots filling up fast

July 2, 2013

On Saturday, August 10 at the diamonds of Hanna Nutman Park, the fourth annual "Kicking Out Cancer" co-ed kickball tournament sponsored by the United Steelworkers 15173 will begin at 8 a.m.

ON TO THE IRISH PITCH— Former Bellmont and University of Saint Francis standout, Sam Meyer...
  Week seven of Pigskin Picks featured all three brackets that missed just one game enter...
    MARION—Both Bellmont cross country teams and the South Adams boys'...

 

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