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Archive - 2014

May 1st

Geneva G. Brown

May 1, 2014

    Geneva Garnet Brown, 94, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur.
    She was born Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1920, in Switzerland County, the daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Bromwell) Bennett. 
    She married David Earl Brown Oct. 15, 1937, in Switzerland County; he passed away June 27, 1984.

Underage drinking: Parents can play key role in ongoing battle, panelists say

May 1, 2014

    Drug Free Adams County hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss the affects underage drinking has on Adams County’s youth.
    Executive Director Kelly Sickafoose introduced three key speakers for the meeting: State Rep. Matt Lehman, Adams County Superior Court Judge Patrick R. Miller and Adams County sheriff’s deputy and Adams Central School Resource Officer Charlie Cook. Other participants were students and members of the Drug Free organization.

Sentencing reforms come with a price

May 1, 2014

    Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to update the board on House Bill 1006 and the “affect it will have on Adams County and the jail,” he stated.

UP, UP AND AWAY

May 1, 2014


How do you get an industrial heating and cooling unit to its rooftop destination? Hire a helicopter, of course, which is just what Smith Brothers of Berne did Wednesday afternoon as part of its ongoing $4.5 million expansion project.

Photo by
Jannaya Andrews

April 30th

Braves drop home game against Woodlan

April 30, 2014

    The Bellmont Braves dropped their third straight loss on Wednesday night entertaining the Woodlan Warriors in a non-conference battle 8-0 at the Teepee.
    The Braves are now 7-3 after winning their first seven to start the year and they played without coach Ben Fawbush who served his one-game suspension for being thrown out of game two of the Huntington North double-header on Saturday.

Woodlan @Bellmont, baseball broadcast

April 30, 2014

Tonight the Bellmont Braves host the Woodlan Warriors at the Teepee. The DDD will begin coverage at around 5:45 p.m. To view the gamecast simply click the link below then login with username and password for the service to be free of charge. Go Braves!

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2963652

Charlotte L. Weimer

April 30, 2014

    Charlotte L. Webb Weimer, 86, Berne, died at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2014, at Chalet Village in Berne.
    Surviving are three daughters, Kay Arnold and Joy (Eric) Glidewell, both of Berne and Cosy Luke (Jerry) Watschke of Hackensack, Minn.; a brother, Don (Margaret Ann) Harsha of Berne; a sister, Shirley (Don) Richwine of Bluffton; a step-daughter, Rosie (Al) Farlow of Geneva; and a step-son, Larry (JoLyn) Webb of Longmont, Colo.

Roberta J. Witte

April 30, 2014

    Roberta Jean "Berta" Witte, 54, Ohio City, Ohio, passed away at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Berta was born Thursday, Sept. 24, 1959, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ivan Charles and Jessie Marie (Cousino) Eckhart. 
    She married Robert "Rob" Witte May 18, 1991; he survives.

Economist: No end in sight for recession

April 30, 2014

    More than 60 area business leaders and other Adams County residents attended the second annual Economic Outlook Forum,  held Tuesday in the Decatur Room ofAdams Memorial Hospital. The event was sponsored by the First Merchant Bank in conjunction with the Decatur, Berne and Geneva chambers of commerce.

PRIMARY ELECTION PREVIEW Township trustees and boards

April 30, 2014

PRIMARY ELECTION PREVIEW

Township trustees and boards

    Voters will go to the polls May 6 during this year’s primary election. Among candidates on various ballots will be individuals seeking nomination to township boards.
    Those candidates are:
    • Blue Creek - None filed    
    • French — Norman Glass, Democrat, and Dianna Herman, Republican;

    WATERLOO— Bellmont suffered a tight defeat against NHC foe DeKalb...
   Below are the week two results of the Pigskin Picks Challenge featuring Mike McGill...
    BERNE— The South Adams Starfires came out of the gate firing on all...

 

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