February 25th, 2015
The Adams County Emergency Management will host the annual weather-spotters class for Adams County at 6:30 p.m., March 24 in the South Adams School cafeteria, 1000 W. Parkway St., Berne. The class is free and open to the public.
Some items to be covered in the class include discussions surrounding hail, damaging winds, thunderstorm and tornado development, local storm ready programs, what to look for and criteria associated with severe weather events, how to spot weather properly and safety issues.
The Berne Police Department will soon have a new evidence room — as well as a new security camera to monitor said evidence — after the Berne Board of Public Works approved the request at its Feb. 18 meeting.
Mayor Bill McKean told the Berne City Council Monday evening the board of works heard and approved the request from the police department to construct an evidence room in the basement of the Public Safety Facility, and a surveillance camera to keep the evidence secure.
Tonight is senior night at the Teepee for the boys basketball team as they entertain Bishop Dwenger. The varsity tip-off is set for 7:45 p.m. tonight but is subject to fluctuation based on the JV contest. To view, click the link below, then log in with a username and password or link to Facebook. The service is free so come root on your Braves!
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Adams County resident Miranda Mertz appeared before the county commissioners Monday morning and furthered her cause of establishing a “no kill” animal shelter in Adams County. More than a dozen people attended the meeting in support of Mertz and her cause, but found a receptive audience that didn’t need further convincing.
Debra Houk of Kirkland Township has been selected as a winner in America’s Family Grow Communities competition, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is in turn donated to the non-profit organization of the farmer’s choice. Houk selected the Adams County 4-H Council — specifically the 4-H swine committee — as the recipient for the cash award.
The Adams County Republican Party will hold its annual Lincoln Day Dinner beginning at 7 p.m. March 16 at Adams Memorial Hospital, 1100 Mercer Ave., Decatur.
WZBD broadcaster AJ Kalver, former Columbia City coach Randy Kearby and current East Noble coach Keith Hoffar were among those who received induction honors Sunday Sunday at the annual IHSWCA Hall of Fame banquet held in Greenwood.
Kalver, the former Bellmont coach, was inducted as a coach in 2010 and received his latest honor because of 35 years of wrestling broadcasts, starting with WADM in 1980. He was introduced by South Adams coach Barry Humble, who had nominated Kalver for the honor.
Video of the day: NFL scouting combine: Winners and losers
Saturday February 21st, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Mary’s (20-7) 60
South Adams senior Sawyer Miller advanced to the 120-pound championship match of the state wrestling tournament Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis but lost in overtime, 3-1 to finish as state runner-up.