Archive - 2014
Betty J. Pond, 87, Celina, Ohio, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014.
She was born July 1, 1926, in Decatur to the late Orval R. and Goldie (Burkhead) Roop.
Betty married Robert Pond Jan. 22, 1949; he survives.
She attended Decatur High School and was a member of St. Pauls United Methodist Church, Celina.
Incumbent Adams County Assessor Donald Kuhn is being challenged in Tuesday’s primary election by fellow Republican Tyler Hill. Kuhn is completing his first term in office, while Hill is a former deputy assessor in Allen County’s Wayne Township and also spent 30 years in the insurance industry. Both candidates were issued an identical set of questions as part of the Daily Democrat’s pre-election coverage. Following are their responses.
The Adams County officials have elected to conduct a public meeting to inform the public of specifics of the county’s proposed jail and superior court complex.
The Adams County Commissioners and the Adams County Council will jointly host a public meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Geneva Town Hall, 411 E. Line St.
Tonight the Squaws host Mississinewa at the Teepee in a softball contest that will be broadcasted by the DDD (weather permitting). The game is slated to begin at 5 p.m. but due to the drive for the Indians, there may be a delay to the start of the contest.
The DDD pre-game show, sponsored by Baker and Sons Plumbing and Heating, will begin around 4:45-5 p.m. depending on the arrival of Mississinewa. To view the contest, follow the link below. Once on the website, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. Go Squaws!
MONROE— The Garrett Railroaders led 6-0 after two complete innings on Thursday night at the Hangar, but Adams Central rallied for an incredible 19 runs on 13 hits in the final three frames to earn the 19-7 victory in five innings.
A three-run homer from Noah Follett seemed to set the tone for Garrett (1-13) and a two-run blast over the fence from Dillon Diehm made it 6-0 in the second but the Jets flipped the script and the bats came alive in the third.
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.
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.
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.
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.