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June 11th

County ponders land gift

June 11, 2014

    Preliminary results of soil boring samples collected by GME Testing, Fort Wayne, indicate the recently proposed location for the construction of a new county jail  “is a viable site,” Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reported to county councilors at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday morning.

EvenStart at NA elminated due to low enrollment

June 11, 2014

    North Adams school board members voted Tuesday to eliminate the EvenStart Program. The decision came with numerous other positions being eliminated to best utilize the staff employed with North Adams.

Dyer back on ballot this fall

June 11, 2014

     Decatur businessman Ed Dyer, who was defeated in the May Republican Party primary in his bid to be the party’s nominee for the Adams County Clerk of Courts seat, has been selected by party leaders to run on the November ballot for the District 2 seat on Adams County Council.
    That seat, currently held by DuWayne Herman, represents residents in the city of Decatur and Washington Township. Herman has opted not to seek re-election.

All-NHC, ACAC baseball teams named

June 11, 2014

    The Northeast Hoosier Conference and the Allen County Athletic Conference each released their All-team lists this week as all three county schools were honored for their play.
    Bellmont, finishing 3-4 in the NHC, drew just one player on the first team list while also nabbing a pair of selections to the honorable mention lists.

Robert L. Chandler

June 11, 2014

    Robert L. "Bob" Chandler, 84, Fort Wayne, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Coventry Meadows.
    He was born Tuesday, August 13, 1929, in Washington, Ind., the son of the late Loran M. and Vonda (Holsapple) Chandler-Smith. 
    He married Ann (Lehrman) Schinnerer Sept. 24, 1983, in Fort Wayne; she survives.    Bob served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

Cash S. Walker

June 11, 2014

    Cash Steven Walker was stillborn June 8, 2014. 
    Arrangements are by Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

 

Jail property donation offer confirmed

June 11, 2014

    “I just want to make it clear that the land would be donated by the Porter Family Foundation.”
    The speaker was Jean Porter Brune, and the property under discussion is a parcel of land on the southern edge of Decatur across from the Woodcrest Retirement Community between Mercer Avenue and the St. Marys River, disclosed last week as a potential site for a new county jail at a meeting of the Adams County Commissioners.

Pool open for the season

June 11, 2014

     The water temperature at the Decatur swimming pool read 72 degrees and the air temperature stayed below 80 degrees, but that didn’t stop the children from jumping in Monday. Nebraska visitors Megan Cowan and Natasha Batterton took turns diving into the deep end.

 

Mark Wynn, ‘weak and tired,’ returns to council chair

June 11, 2014

    Five or so minutes into Berne City Council’s meeting on Monday night, a member of that body slipped into his chair. No one minded that he was a few minutes late.
    In fact, there were nothing but smiles throughout the council chambers when Councilman Mark Wynn plopped into his customary seat.

June 10th

Monroe Lions Club 5k winners

June 10, 2014

ROARING ACROSS THE FINISH LINE— The Monroe Lions 5K overall winners are shown above, Karly Prichard and Thomas McNamara, as they produced the top times for the men and women during the race on Saturday, June 7. Other men and women’s division winners will be shown in tomorrow’s sports. (Photo provided)

DECATUR SENIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS—With a perfect record of 12-0 including tournament...
MONSTER TOURNEY WINNERS—The Monroe Youth League hosted their sixth annual Monster Softball...

 

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