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Archive - Jan 2014

January 14th

Bellmont earns staple NHC win against #18 ENoble, 37-22

January 14, 2014

    KINGSLAND — A highly-motivated Bellmont wrestling team turned in it's top performance of the season Monday night at Norwell, denying No. 18 East Noble a second consecutive victory over the Braves. With the convincing 37-22 NHC win, Bellmont racked up a second win over a top-20 team in three days, and now leads the series with the Knights 27-1.

Alice M. Bittner

January 14, 2014

    Alice M. "Sally" Bittner, 98, Decatur, passed away at 9:48 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Alice was born Thursday, Jan. 21, 1915, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Samuel and Lizetta (Hanni) Reinhart. 
    She married the late Alton C. Bittner Aug. 20, 1934, Decatur; he passed away Dec. 2, 2002.

Nicholas T. Noll

January 14, 2014

    Nicholas Tyler Noll, 21, Zionsville, died unexpectedly at home, Dec. 31, 2013.
    He was born Aug. 12, 1922 in Indianapolis, to Dr. Gregg and Carmen (Chaves) Noll; they survive.
    Nick was a 2011 graduate of Zionsville Community High School and was in his third year of a six year program at Bulter University's School of Pharmacy.

Carol A. Selking

January 14, 2014

    Carol A. Selking, 68, Decatur, passed away at 2 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at her residence following a brief illness and surrounded by her family.
    Carol was born Thursday, March 1, 1945, in Ashland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur and Alma (Kinsey) Pipes. She married Ronald L. Selking Sept. 11, 1965, in St. Paul Lutheran Church- Preble; he survives.

Mayor praises workforce in State of City address

January 14, 2014

    Workers with the city of Decatur’s street and sanitation department received an enthusiastic “Thank you” from Mayor John Schultz to start the annual State of the City address Monday. The address was delivered as part of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon series at Woodcrest retirement community.

Snow took its toll on county highway fleet

January 14, 2014

    Adams County Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel reported to the board of county commissioners Monday that the recent winter storm took its toll on his fleet of vehicles, with two trucks currently down for repairs and maintenance to a third recently completed. Mitchel noted that at one point last week, he had more trucks in the garage (seven) than on the roads (six). Most service problems were related to the extreme cold, he said.

Berne backs off Swiss motif mandate idea

January 14, 2014

    Following a heated discussion during the Dec. 9 meeting regarding a proposed city ordinance requiring businesses to maintain a Swiss theme, Berne City Council reconvened Monday to discuss ways to encourage businesses to go with the flow, rather than risk losing potential growth for the city.
    To begin the meeting, Berne resident Kirk Johnson addressed the council regarding his concerns of an ordinance mandating a Swiss theme for potential businesses.

January 13th

Lawmakers talk taxes, marriage

January 13, 2014

    Taxes and marriage, two of the Indiana Republican Party’s favorite subjects, predictably took center stage Saturday morning as the two GOP lawmakers who represent Adams County held a town hall-style meeting in Decatur.

Extravaganza ag event set for Jan. 30

January 13, 2014

The Adams County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual meeting Jan. 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1703 High St., Decatur. Described as an “Ag Extravaganza,” the event will once again be a joint meeting with the Adams County Pork Producers Association and the Adams County Farm Bureau, who will conduct their regular business meetings at the event.

County escapes flu bug so far

January 13, 2014

    While reports of influenza cases are increasing at a rapid pace throughout Indiana, Adams County thus far has seen no cases.
    According to  Adams County Memorial Hospital Infection Preventionist Liz Fisher,  “The flu is where we expect it to be this time of year. Christmas time means lots of get-togethers and nobody wants to miss Christmas, thus the flu spreads quickly and many people come in with symptoms following the holidays.”

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