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Archive - 2014

October 30th

Berne mayor gives goodies to the goblins

October 30, 2014

      Berne Mayor Bill McKean distributed candy while walking through downtown Tuesday evening during the city’s annual Halloween parade.

2 non-incumbents seek clerk’s office

October 30, 2014

    The race for control of the Adams County Clerk of Court’s office will be decided Nov. 4 as voters have two familiar names from which to choose. With incumbent Clerk Gayla Reinhart, a Republican, prevented by state term limits from seeking re-election, the race will pit former Adams County Assessor Judy Affolder, a Democrat, against Republican Jim Voglewede Jr.

Expansion means 20 new jobs at Red Gold

October 30, 2014

     An expansion project at Red Gold in Geneva will lead to the addition of more than 20 new jobs at that facility, according to a spokesman for the Elwood-based tomato processing firm.

October 29th

Jerry Dean Hardesty III

October 29, 2014

    Jerry Dean Hardesty III entered eternal life at birth on Oct. 25, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. Jerry was the son of Jerry Dean Hardesty Jr. and Kayln T. (Eyanson) Hardesty.
  Among survivors are maternal grandparents, Christiana L. and Donald R. White; paternal grandmother, RaeJean Hardesty; maternal great-grandmother, Cheryl A. Eyanson; maternal great-great-grandmother, Shirley A. Clark, all of Decatur; and numerous aunts and uncles.

Judy Murray

October 29, 2014

    One of the greatest people we have ever known is now sitting next to Jesus in Heaven. Judy (Butler) Murray, 65, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at the University of Michigan Medical Center. She battled cancer for many years, but instead it was a heart problem that took her from us.

Pretty ladies sashay to Berne parade

October 29, 2014

     The rains that fell earlier in the day went away, the skies cleared and it turned out to be a splendid fall evening for a parade in Berne Tuesday night. The annual Halloween parade drew the customary crowd, including the quintet of young ladies shown here. From the left are Danika McClain, 4; Sofia Scherrer, 4; Brooklyn Green, 5; Alyssa McClain, 6; and Delia McClain, 7.


Carnegie ‘friends’ seek guidance from county

October 29, 2014

    Members of the local group Friends of the Carnegie Library appeared Monday afternoon before the Adams County Commissioners to ask for clarification as to what they might do to convince the commissioners to turn the building over to them once it is no longer needed to house superior court.
    Friends Vice President Charlie Brune reported the group has met on several occasions to discuss their options in presenting a proposal to county officials.

Four seek at-large seat seat on NA school board

October 29, 2014

    Four candidates are seeking one at-large seat on the North Adams Community Schools’ board of education during the Nov. 4 general election. Candidates for school board run on a non-partisan basis.
    Among the candidates is incumbent Stacey Bussel, who is being challenged by Samuel Ortiz Jr., Deborah Ungemach and Robert Thomas.
    All four candidates responded to questions submitted to them by the Democrat pertaining to their candidacies. To see their responses, see today's print or online editions.

October 28th

Pigskin Picks, week eight results

October 28, 2014

Darrell W. Hendricks

October 28, 2014

    Darrell W. Hendricks, 70, formerly of Decatur, died Saturday.

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