Archive - 2013
A total of 206 dogs were brought to the Adams County Animal Shelter in 2012, with an 84 percent claim and adoption rate and a 16 percent euthanization rate, according to a year-end report submitted by shelter officials to the county commissioners.
The report also noted that 278 cats were brought yo the shelter, with a 42 percent claim and adoption rate, and a 58 percent euthanization rate.
In all, 484 dogs and cats wound up at the shelter last year.
INDIANAPOLIS — Sawyer Miller lost three matches this season, but he avenged two of them last weekend at the 75th IHSAA State Wrestling Finals, claiming the first-ever third place for South Adams while becoming the first Starfires wrestler to earn a pair of state medals.
Senior SA wrestler Lane Moser couldn't add to his Friday victory, but took eighth place for the Starfires in a very competitive 120-pound division.
MONROE—Adams Central stretched its winning streak to three games Friday night ousting county rival South Adams in boys varsity basketball by a 53-44 decision at the Hangar.
Margaret H. Buuck, 91, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Friday, May 20, 1921, in Decatur to the late Jacob and Minnie (Borne) Hoffman.
Margaret married Richard Buuck on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Reformed Church in Decatur; he survives.
Ruth Ellen Wiggins Edwards, 86, of Warren, Ind., passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Heritage Pointe Home.
She was born in Dixon, Ill., to the late Frank Davis Sr. and Frances Irene Taylor Wiggins.
Ruth married Herbert LeRoy Edwards of Lanark, Ill. in 1945; he survives.
In clarifying the situation about this week's decision on a new superior court building, Adams County Commissioner Doug Bauman said Thursday that the only decision made in a meeting between the commissioners and county council is that there will be no building attached to the current courthouse.
The final decision on whether or not to construct a new building for the superior court will be up to the voters in a future referendum, Bauman said.
Three candidates in last year's elections who filed late campaign finance reports will not be fined, the Adams County Election Board decided at a recent meeting.
John Minch of Berne, a Democrat who unsuccessfully sought a seat on the county council, was two days late filing his report, according to Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart.
Warm up those shootin' arms if you plan to attend Monday's benefit basketball game pitting the Adams County Crime Fighters against the K105 All Stars.
In observance of 15 years of playing benefit games, K105 is offering a contest in which someone attending the game here could win $15,000.
At halftime, those who sign up must accomplish the following to win the big prize: make a layup, then a free throw, then a three-pointer and then a halfcourt shot — all within 25 seconds.
PORTLAND – Adams Central, Bellmont and South Adams’ boys’ swimming teams all advanced swimmers to the sectional finals at the Jay County Sectional on Thursday.
South Adams stands to gain significant points with two swimmers in the finals of two races – Jesse Sutton and Shad Swygart in the 100 backstroke, and Cory Sank and Chris Inniger in the 500 freestyle.