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Neil R. Hesher

January 30, 2014

    Neil R. Hesher, 82, Daytona Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully Jan. 18, 2014, at home after a short battle with cancer.
    Neil was born and raised in Decatur where he graduated from Decatur High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force in Japan. Neil lived in Decatur before moving to Colorado and then to Florida. He was an entrepreneur who owned several businesses during his life. He was a Master Mason and a member of the Decatur lodge since 1957.

Otto F. Matheny

January 30, 2014

    Otto F. Matheny, 78, Dade City, Fla., formerly Decatur, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.
    Otto is survived by his wife, Gerri (Schultz) of Dade City.
    Private services will be held and his final resting place will be at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.
    Funeral arrangements being handled by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

NA first in region to adopt ‘Big Goal’

January 30, 2014

     North Adams Community Schools is the first district in northeast Indiana to elect the “Big Goal” as their official mission statement. Board members approved the goal adoption at the January school board meeting.

School daze

January 30, 2014

    The Arctic blast that seems to have taken up Indiana residency this January has wreaked havoc on area school systems, causing six cancellations and seven two-hour delays for all three Adams County school districts so far this year.

Online tax payments may be made 24 hours a day

January 30, 2014

Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg has announced the eGov Payment Center for Adams County property tax payments has been installed, certified and is now operational.
    In an attempt to enhance citizen convenience, the county treasurer’s office has launched a new online payment portal where residents may make property tax payments online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Payments may be made using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover credit card, or a business or personal checking account.

Carroll steals NHC wrestling crown

January 30, 2014

    NEW HAVEN — Bellmont and Carroll were in a real NHC tug of war Wednesday night. The difference was likely a loose tooth.
    The Chargers defended their NHC Tournament crown, topping the Braves 231-226. Carroll got a break in the 145-pound semi-finals when Bellmont's second seeded senior Logan Neher took a shot in the mouth from Carroll's Alex Arney, and the bolt loosened a front tooth. It was just hanging on.

 

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