September 13th, 2012
This year is the fifth and final year for the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant for Adams County, which means that several programs will come to an end and the school districts will need to find other sources of funding.
Rosa R. Hilty, 89, Spencerville, Ind., passed away at her residence on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
She was born on April 3, 1923, to the late John J. and Rosina (Schwartz) Schwartz.
Rosa was a member of the Old Order Amish.
Fred A. Scheiderer, 95, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Born in Kenton, Ohio, on February 17, 1917, Fred was the son of the late George W. and Matilda Viola (Dyer) Scheiderer.
He married Melba L. Kraft on February 17, 1938; she passed away on June 18, 2000.
Two human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have now been confirmed in Adams County and there may be a third case, Environmental Director Terry Smith of the Adams County Health Department said Wednesday.
The municipalities will continue spraying and the public should check their property for containers with rainwater, Smith said
The Adams Public Library recently reported that wireless usage in 2012 has more than doubled that of 2011. A more drastic increase was shown in the month of August — over 1,100 connections were made in comparison to only 346 in August of 2011.
BERNE—Bellmont got back to their winning ways with a decisive 5-0 win against their lowly county rival South Adams on Wednesday night.
The Starfires are still chugging through a rebuilding season of sorts and the Braves took advantage sealing three of the five wins in in double-goose egg fashion.
The Adams County Regional Sewer District board will submit to Decatur municipal officials a written proposal outlining sewage treatment costs and other variables associated with a proposed $4.5 million sewer project to serve the outlying areas of Monmouth, Bobo, Pleasant Mills and Arcadia Village.
Negotiations between the city and the regional sewer group have been ongoing for the past month and were not resolved during a two-hour meeting Tuesday evening at Decatur's Riverside Center.
North Adams teachers are no longer a possible number one -- and that's a good thing.
The number one status refers to being among the lowest paid teachers in the state of Indiana and a new memorandum of understanding agreed to Tuesday night by both the North Adams Teachers Association (NATA) and the North Adams Community School Board will rectify that situation.
With the end of the year quickly approaching for county government, once again it is budget time and the Adams County Council is spending Tuesday, today, and Thursday if needed, reviewing budget proposals.
With all the talk of budget cutbacks floating around lately, county employees may be surprised to learn the council has approved a one percent pay increase for all county employees.
Beatrice Lavaughn Johnson, 107, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Adams County on April 16, 1905, to the late Harvey and Cora (Lee) Stetzel.
Lavaughn married Teddy J. Sudduth; he died December, 1960. She then married Lester Johnson; he died August, 1980.
She was a member of the former Decatur Nazarene Church and was a homemaker.