Archive - Jan 10, 2014
Tonight the Squaws entertain the Columbia City Lady Eagles on the hardwood beginning with the JV game at 6:30 p.m. The webcast will begin with a pre-game show at approximately 7:25 p.m. or after the reserve contest.
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At approximately 11 a.m. this morning the boil water order for the city of Decatur has been lifted according to Decatur Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert.
It was reported by the Adams County Emergency Management office that as of 10 a.m. this morning all travel advisories have been lifted. Regular travel status is now in place.
Walter F. Baker, 97, Decatur, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Walter was born Dec. 27, 1916, in Adams County to the late Frank C. and Mary B. (Dorney) Baker.
He married Kathleen R. Heimann Nov. 24, 1945;she preceded him in death Jan. 29, 2009.
Bernadette L. Engle, 46, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at her residence. Bernie had been battling cancer for nine years.
She married Tad E. Engle Dec. 31, 2000; he survives.
Bernadette is survived by by her mother, Thelma Bowles of Fort Wayne; one son, Joshua Engle, at home; a stepson, Jason Engle of Decatur; and four sisters, Yolanda VanRite of Seoul, Korea, Kimberly (E.J.) Williams of Rockford, Mich., Deborah Bowles of Landover, Md. and Christina (John) Elbers of Rockford, Ill.
An agreement between the city of Decatur and the Adams County Regional Sewer District for the treatment of sewage collected by a yet-to-be-constructed rural sewer project continues to be elusive.
Members of the regional sewer board on Thursday evening debated for more than an hour the language contained in the latest version of the treatment agreement forwarded to them by the city and agreed more fine-tuning of the document was necessary to best protect the interests of both governmental bodies.
Decatur Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert reported four additional water line breaks throughout the city overnight, with all classified as relatively minor, effecting only individual residents as connections from their homes to the city’s water system ruptured as pressure was returned to normal following Monday’s major water main break.
The Monroe Town Council met Thursday night after a one-week delay due to a inclement weather the previous week.
Bid information was presented to the council on the pending sale of the former town hall and fire station. “There is only one bid on the building — by Zurcher Tire Inc. — and I don’t see anymore coming in or anyone contesting the purchase,” said Jeremy Brown, legal counsel for Monroe. “Who would want to be surrounded by Zurcher Tire, they own everything around there,” he said.
Wayne Trace and Homestead are slated to be new entrants in Saturday's annual Main Event slated for the Bellmont High School gymnasiums.
The poor weather and road conditions which have kept school closed this week could cut down on the eight-team wrestling field. Adjustments will then be made in the schedule, released today by Bellmont assistant coach Tim Myers.