Archive - 2013
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management's (IDEM) mandate is going to be taking new financial whacks at some Decatur residents in the near future.
Due to IDEM's demand that the city reduce its Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs), sewage rates have been forced way up. And now, some residents are going to have to ante up to make sewer line repairs on their properties.
Sheriff Shane Rekeweg brought a contract for a new Public Safety Access Point (PSAP) from Frontier to be signed by the commissioners at their Tuesday meeting.
Judith A. Ainsworth, 73, of Decatur, died Tuesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.
In his report to the Adams County Commissioners on Tuesday, county technical department head Landon Patterson announced that he is exploring the possibility of completely redoing the county's website.
Patterson reported that at present, many departments don't like to keep their information on the website up to date because it isn't user-friendly. He also said that the website isn't very interactive, and is mostly just an information dump.
Amos B. Schwartz, 81, Berne, died Sunday in Bluffton Regional Hospital .
He was born on January 13, 1932, the 19th of 20 children born into the Old Order Amish home.
Lance Vergara's 13 points was not enough to earn a much-needed win at home on senior night against an athletic Bishop Dwenger squad who topped the Braves in a 55-46 decision.
The action was swift and rugged — sort of — as K105's traveling basketball team defeated the Adams County Crime Fighters in the Bellmont gym on Monday night.
A nice-sized crowed turned out to see the fun and games.
No one was able to win the $15,000 at halftime, but Sam Smitley got a head rub from Casey the Cash Cow and in the end everyone said "congrats" before heading home.
Proceeds went to the local Crime Stoppers organization.
Jeff Huffman, 54, of Geneva, passed away at 12:02 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2013, at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
He was born on Sunday, March 16, 1958, in Jay County to the late Francis F. and Margaret Jane (Farlow) Huffman.
Jeff graduated with the South Adams High School Class of 1976. He worked at Franklin Electric and Strick in Monroe for 28 years. Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, mushroom hunting and the outdoors.
Robert A. Pilkington, 81, of Decatur, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.