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October 3rd, 2012

Harry W. Luginbill

October 3, 2012

    Harry W. Luginbill, 85, Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Jets blast Raiders in ACAC first round

October 3, 2012

 

     MONROEVILLE—The ACAC co-champion Lady Jets moved on as predicted against a struggling Southern Wells squad in two, but the South Adams Lady Stars nearly pulled off the unlikely upset against the Leo Lions losing in three sets to the other co-champs.

October 2nd

County still seeking to plug leaks

October 2, 2012

    With the ongoing water leaks at the Service Complex, county officials are still trying to decide the best course of action to find a permanent solution to the problem.
    Back in May of this year, Jerry Firestone of Triangle Design developed a bid package to be used in collecting bids for repair work to be done on the Complex, telling commissioners this would allow contractors submitting estimates to provide bids for the same work and allow commissioners to compare "apples to apples."

Silent auction geared to aid some school families

October 2, 2012

    The Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF), along with North Adams Community Schools, has announced that a silent auction is under way to provide support for families in need of assistance for activities not funded by taxpayers.
    A news release said the volunteer committee will review applications submitted to the ACCF, focusing on needs for families before considering wants, should additional funds become available.

Sigler (the son) is special prosecutor

October 2, 2012

    Decatur native D.J. Sigler is following in the footsteps of his father, Dan.
    Sigler the son has been named a special prosecutor assigned to the case of Huntington County Commissioer Tom Wall, who has been charged with seven counts of misdemeanor battery against two women who worked for him.
    In a story in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Sigler declined to comment on the details of the charges, but quoted the state statute that defines battery as “touching in a rude, insolent or angry manner.”

Four Braves make NHC tennis teams

October 2, 2012

 

     The Northeast Hoosier Conference has released its all-conference lists for the 2012 boys tennis season featuring four Bellmont Braves making the cut.

October 1st

Colts coach has leukemia

October 1, 2012

By MICHAEL MAROT
AP Sports Writer
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia and is expected to be hospitalized six to eight weeks as he undergoes treatment.
    He will be replaced on an interim basis by offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
    Team owner Jim Irsay made the announcement Monday during a somber and sometimes emotional news conference at the team complex.

James Kenneth Herndon

October 1, 2012

    James “Jim” Kenneth Herndon, 85, of Bluffton, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.
    He was born on September 20, 1927, in Huntington County, to Elijah J. and Mary L. (Holmes) Herndon.
    On March 26, 1949, he married Rita E. Geis in Decatur; she passed away on February 17, 1966.
    Jim then married Miriam J. (Ginter) Sommer in Decatur on March 4, 1967; she passed away on April 29, 1996.

Crisis Intervention Team eyed here

October 1, 2012

    Some members of local law enforcement will soon be better equipped to interact with individuals struggling with mental illness as they partner with Park Center to develop the new Crisis Intervention Team (CIT).
    The new program in Adams County is modeled after the CIT program in Fort Wayne, which was instituted after a stand-off altercation with a mentally ill man, who was subsequently killed by police.

Logjam removal will cost state near $95,000

October 1, 2012

    The Linkel Co. of Batesville, Indiana, has been awarded the contract to remove a huge logjam from under the Wendell Macklin Bridge in Decatur.
    Linkel was the low bidder for the project as the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) this week received bids on logjam removals at eight different locations in northeast Indiana.
    Linkel bid $94,754, while Yardberry Landscaping of Anderson bid $98,429 and Pioneer & Associates of Fort Wayne entered a bid of $176,610.

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