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March 28th, 2014

Few file for tax refunds

March 28, 2014

    Adams County Auditor Mary Beery has released information related to the improper property tax calculations performed by her office for low income senior citizens who qualify for an over-65 age tax deduction.

Gardening at the Riverside Center

March 28, 2014

Representatives from Heller Nursery entertained youngsters Thursday evening at Riverside Center in Decatur with gardening tips and a chance to plant a pansy, zucchini and Jade plants. Pictured are Aaliya Vergara, left, and Ashten Miller, both of Decatur.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

Mitchell leads Komets Squirts to 2nd place

March 28, 2014

MITCHELL LEADS KOMETS SQUIRTS—A St. Joseph student and a native of Decatur, Mitchell Vogelwede recently led the “Squirt” division of the Komets to a 2nd place finish in the Buckeye League while also taking them into the championship match earning runner-up honors. Through 52 games played in Indy, South Bend, Kalamazoo, Holland, Detroit, Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati, the Komets finished strong with a final record of 22-23-7. (Photo provided)

March 27th

Richard Buuck

March 27, 2014

    Richard Buuck, 101, Decatur, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. He lived in the same home his entire life.
    He was born on Sunday, September 1, 1912, in Adams County, to the late Otto and Maria (Decker) Buuck.
    Richard married Margaret S. Hoffman on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; she passed away on February 14, 2013.
    Richard was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church-Friedheim.

Esther J. Henrey

March 27, 2014

    Esther Jane Henrey, 91, rural Wren, Ohio, went to the arms of her savior at 12:55 p.m. March 25, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
    She was born May 22, 1922, to Anna E. (Gahman) and Clarence R. Abbott in Craigville. 
    She graduated from Tully Convoy High School in 1940. She married James Paul Henrey April 9, 1944. 

James W. King Sr.

March 27, 2014

    James W. “Barney / Jimmy” King Sr., 70, Uniondale, passed away at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
    He was born on May 29, 1943, in Bluffton, to Gerald and Anna Louise (Bennett) King.

Early voting begins April 8

March 27, 2014

    Adams County Clerk of Courts Gayla Reinhart has announced early voting hours for the 2014 May primary election will be held from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.,  April 8 through May 2, in the hallway of the Adams County courthouse, on the main level.
    Early voting will also be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 5, the day before this year’s May 6 primary balloting. Saturday early voting hours will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26 and May 3.

Winter took heavy toll on hospital finances

March 27, 2014

    Snow, ice, slush, cold temperatures and just plain ‘ole miserable winter weather was listed as a main factor in Adams Memorial Hospital showing a year-to-date deficit of $201,193 in a report given to members of the hospital board of trustees Wednesday night.

SPRING BREAK SWIM

March 27, 2014

Spring break continues in Adams County with a multitude of activities for youngsters. Wednesday evening, dozens of children hit the Bellmont High School pool to enjoy a few hours of water fun. The activities will continue throughout the week with various organizations participating in the festivities.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

Bellmont baseball practices outdoors

March 27, 2014

SO THIS IS WHAT GRASS LOOKS LIKE— Outfield hopeful Austin O’Campo (right) launches a throw during Braves baseball practice. With the snow melting, Bellmont and other area schools have been able to get some reps in outdoors for a change with the season fast approaching. (Photo by Scott Rayburn)

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