Archive - 2013
Data Processing Director Landon Patterson last week made another attempt at convincing the Adams County Council to consider an updated and interactive website, but was more brusquely dismissed than he was when he appeared before the council with a similar request last month.
An Amish buggy travels down an ice-covered county road Monday afternoon, just hours before a second round of snow fell on the area. After a weekend storm dropped seven inches of snow on the county, another inch of white precipitation was recorded overnight.
Photo by Mike Lamm
Ben Beer, a representative of the Indianapolis engineering firm of USI Consultants, Inc., informed Adams County Commissioners at their regular monthly meeting Monday the company’s submission of the Ceylon covered bridge rehabilitation project to the “Engineering Excellence” competition of the American Council of Engineering Companies has resulted in a State Finalist award for the firm.
BERNE— The Lady Starfires of South Adams outscored the Warriors of Wes Del 32-3 in the first quarter to set up a convincing 69-18 win on Monday night at the Stardome.
From the opening tip, the Stars proved to be the juggernaut in this matchup as they collected nine steals and forced 15 first quarter turnovers in the opening eight minutes alone.
Lena E. Fleming, 97, Decatur, died Dec. 15, 2013. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Eulalia M. Augsburger, 95, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Dec.14, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
She was born Oct. 20, 1918, in Adams County, daughter of the late Christian and Katherine (Korte) Borne.
She married Walter J. Augsburger June 20, 1943; he died Feb. 9, 2001.
Eulalia was a member of Zion United Church of Christ where she was in the Women’s Guild and Friendship Circle. She worked as an administrative clerk for the Agriculture Stabilization Conservation Service.
Mildred Loretta Brillinger, 80, Noblesville, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Noblesville.
She was the wife of Pastor Otto A. Brillinger, former Pastor at Zion Lutheran Church, Friedheim and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Union Township. Visitation was Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church in Noblesville.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, also in the church.
Burial will follow at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
From staff reports
Old Man Winter, not officially due to arrive until Dec. 21, made an early visit to Adams County over the weekend as the first substantial snowfall of the winter season left the county mostly paralyzed early Saturday morning.
Feeding our feather friends is important during times of heavy snowfall such as the county experienced over the weekend.
Photo by J Swygart
Landon Patterson, director of the Adams County Data Processing Board, requested the purchase of a software program for the scanning and storage of documents at the regular meeting of the Adams County Commissioners last week.
The program will allow for “reliable document imaging and sharing” between the clerk of courts, auditor’s and recorder’s offices, Patterson said, noting the software will not create a public portal, but is for internal use only.