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April 1st, 2013

Jason Andrews

April 1, 2013

    Jason Andrews, 39, formerly of Decatur, died Friday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Carl C. Lotter

April 1, 2013

    Carl C. Lotter, 69, Monroe, died Saturday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Adams County in 911 consortium

April 1, 2013

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Indiana are forming a consortium that would allow one county to take over for another if a disaster wiped out that county’s 911 communication system and could lead to officials one day consider a regional dispatch center.

County jobless rate in slight dip

April 1, 2013

    Unemployment in Adams County dipped slightly to 8.5 percent during February, according to figures released Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
    The county posted an 8.8 percent jobless rate in January when those figures were released just 10 days ago. One year ago, in February of 2012, the county's unemployment rate was at 8.3 percent.
    Friday's report showed that 1,218 members of the county's workforce of 14,383 remained without work during the year's second month.

Property tax bills look to be on time

April 1, 2013

    Adams County Auditor Mary Beery has announced that property tax bills are expected to be mailed by the end of April, following the Indiana Department of Local Gover-nment Finance’s certification of the county’s 2013 budget order and tax rates.
    The budget certification puts the county in a position to have property taxes due on May 10.

March 31st

Beat the Pros Final Four locked in!!!

March 31, 2013

 

       The following is an updated list of the DDD Beat the Pros Challenge brackets. It's been a wild tournament to this point and Wichita State has continued the trend busting everyone's brackets. Indiana's early exit was also a breaking point for more than half of the field. 

March 30th

Beat the Pros Sweet 16 completed update

March 30, 2013

    The following is the updated results after the Sweet 16 round is completed as well as a breakdown of the brackets for each score. Bellmont Braves basketball coach John Baker is leading the field with 60 points with three of his Final Four teams left but Kansas, his national champion selection, is out leaving the field open still. 

March 29th

Revenue dips, but hospital’s still in black

March 29, 2013

    A financial statement released Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the Adams Health Network's (AHN) Board of Trustee showed that despite a reduced revenue figure in February, Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) officials still fashioned a positive bottom line to date this year, to the tune of $579,365.

Fugitive captured here after police traffic stop

March 29, 2013

    A Decatur man whom local authorities recently announced was a fugitive and sought public help in locating has been captured and is in the Adams County Jail.
    Jason R. Mathews, 29, N. Fourth Street, was caught after a foot chase on Wednesday and jailed on two counts of contempt of Adams Superior Court. He was initially held without bond.
    Mathews was wanted on two Adams County warrants for domestic battery and strangulation. He also has now been charged with invasion of privacy.

175 postcards in book now on sale at the Democrat

March 29, 2013

    Ron Storey, publisher of the Decatur Daily Democrat, has announced the arrival and sale of our newest book, “The Postcard Book,” a 96-page book featuring historic postcards from Adams County.
    The book was complied and designed for the Democrat by Max Miller of Decatur from a collection of over 175 postcards — all about Adams County — from the very early 1900s through today.

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