May 13th, 2015
MONROE— A five-run first inning set the table for a much-needed Adams Central baseball win on Wednesday night as the Jets defeated the Wayne Generals in five innings, 11-1.........................
Some three dozen Decatur residents and business professionals offered their input into what the downtown area will look like in the future during a public discussion session Tuesday evening at Riverside Center.
Ideas flowed freely on topics ranging from the type of sidewalks and streetscaping that will be included in downtown Decatur in the future to the type and location of public pieces of artwork to adorn the downtown area.
Until the new Adams County Jail reaches 70 percent of capacity, only three new staffing positions will be needed to man the new facility, a consultant hired by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department told members of the Adams County Council Tuesday morning.
See today's print or online editions to see how jail occupancy will affect future staffing decisions — and costs to the county.
Plans have been finalized to get a long-anticipated roof project started at Adams Central Schools. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the school’s board of education, members voted unanimously to hire Havel Brothers, Fort Wayne, to remove air conditioners from the roof — via helicopter.
The process is not inexpensive, but proved to be the least costly option.
NEW HAVEN— A three-run fifth inning extended by a Bellmont miscue spelled doom for the Braves and hurt their chances at the last Northeast Hoosier Conference title Tuesday night as they fell by a 4-3 score to the Bulldogs.
Indiana’s “Run for the Fallen” will kick off on Friday at 7:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. The ensuring three-day, 140 mile run through many cities and counties throughout Indiana, including Decatur, Berne, Geneva and Portland. The run will end Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown Indianapolis.
Even before the confirmation Monday afternoon of the presence of the avian virus in Whitley County, Adams County officials were taking precautions against the spread of the disease that can be disastrous to the poultry industry. See today's print or online editions to learn about the concerns in Adams County.
Residents at Woodcrest retirment community in Decatur took part in a balloon launch Monday afternoon in observance of National Nursing Home Week.
Brian Hakes capped his junior season at Indiana Tech University with a berth on the all-conference first team.......................