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March 10th, 2015

County eyes reduced health care costs

March 10, 2015

    Elaine Shafley, owner of Shafley Plan Management Services, Plain City, Ohio, appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday morning to update them on changes she has recommended or negotiated on the county’s behalf to reduce the cost of insuring its employees.

I&M CEO: EPA regs more harm than good

March 10, 2015

    Paul Chodak III, president and chief operating officer of Indiana Michigan Power, was the featured speaker Monday at the monthly Decatur Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Indiana Michigan Power provides electrical service to customers in northern Indiana and southern Michigan. American Electric Power, I&M’s parent company, spans 11 states and has a system of 38,000 megawatts of electricity.

Geneva marshal: Meth busts are ‘more frequent’

March 10, 2015

Bellmont pushes through with locker room building plan

March 10, 2015

    The North Adams Athletic Fund Community was granted $2250.00 from the Adams County Community Foundation that enables the planning for the first project, the Bellmont Stadium Locker Room Complex. The money was used to fund a portion of the design work for this project.

March 9th

College basketball round up

March 9, 2015

Saturday, March 7th 2015
(#1) Kentucky (31-0) 67
Florida (15-16) 50

     Kentucky went about business as usual. They beat an in conference foe thoroughly as they should. Karl Anthony towns had 13 points and 9 rebounds as they Wildcats finished their first undefeated regular season in program history.
(#2) Virginia (28-2) 57
(#16) Louisville (24-7) 59


Geneva eyes LOIT funds for fire equipment

March 9, 2015

    In his recent report to the Geneva Town Council, Fire Chief John Patch stated he continues to shop for a cargo van to replace his department’s aging equipment van. He noted that while the equipment van is the lowest value vehicle in his fleet, it carries the most expensive contents.

Bowlers help raise money for JA

March 9, 2015

    The annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon fundraising event was held Saturday at Villa Lanes in Decatur. Bowlers of all ages and styles turned out to help raise money for the organization’s local programs.
    According to Nicci Gamble, area JA coordinator, Junior Achievement provides in-school, economic education for more than 1,200 students in the North Adams and Adams Central School districts. Local community leaders and parents donate their time working in partnership with educators to bring JA programs into the classrooms.

For that big day

March 9, 2015

    The Daily Democrat’s annual Bridal Show attracted a large crowd Sunday to the Mirage banquet ball. Businesses offering everything from wedding dresses to DJ services and photography to wedding cakes took part in the event.

March 6th

Rims go cold for Bellmont; Norwell advances to final, 59-28

March 7, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY— The last of the three county schools fell in boys basketball sectional semi-finals action Friday night as the Bellmont Braves had no answer on offense or defense against cross-county rival Norwell, 59-28.
Behind the impressive shooting of senior Ian Kissell, the Knights outscored the Braves by a gaudy 22-2 score after the first eight minutes of play.

Trending video: Seven tips for delicious burgers

March 6, 2015

Video of the day: Seven tips for delicious burgers

    MONROE— Andrew Hammond went the distance on Thursday night shutting out...
    The Bellmont Braves continue to make their case as the sectional favorites on...
    Ryan Okoniewski hit South Side's Kyle Reichert in the top of the fifth...


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