November 27th, 2013
The Daily Democrat will publish on Thanksgiving Day, and readers who pick up that day’s newspaper from their doorstep or at their favorite convenience store will be treated to a whopping 1.9-pound edition.
Admittedly it’s normal to weigh your turkey, not your newspaper, on Thanksgiving Day, but Democrat mail room manager Donna Breisch did just that in the days leading up the DDD’s largest edition of the year. She was just curious.
The Adams County Commissioners conducted both an executive session Tuesday morning and a special session Tuesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court to consider terminating the employment of an individual with the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.
With the Thanksgiving holiday almost upon us, it’s time to take a moment to think about fire safety. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, Thanksgiving day is the number one leading day for home cooking fires. Currently, one of the most common causes of burn injuries and fires is individuals attempting to deep fry a turkey without taking proper precautions.
In the 42nd meeting of the Bellmont Braves and the Columbia City Eagles, it was BHS who came away with an impressive 57-12 victory to open the season with a win at the Teepee Tuesday night.
Bellmont, now 39-3 all-time against City, defeated the Eagles by a similar score on the road last season to open their campaign, 51-19, and they looked no less effective this time around.
Nearly 400 members of The Bridge Community Church in Decatur and Berne partnered with Kids Against Hunger Saturday to pack 85,536 meals for children in need. The church collected enough money by saving extra pocket change, money usually spent on dining out and outright donations to pay for nearly seven tons of food.
With colder weather effecting road conditions in the local area, Adams County Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel reported plans for snow removal for this winter season to the Adams County Commissioners at their regularly-scheduled Monday afternoon meeting in the service complex.
Noting that while “each storm is different,” Mitchel informed commissioners his department will “try to get out earlier this year; about 5 p.m.” if conditions warrant such a response.
A smattering of snowfall in recent days has changed the look of the local landscape slightly, and those willing to take a close look may find some picturesque sights awaiting them, as did Daily Democrat photographer Mike Lamm.
Jo Ellen Biberstine, 63, rural Berne, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2013.
She was born to the late Charles Wulliman and Lavon (Lehman) Wulliman May 4, 1950, in Adams County. She married Ted W. Biberstine Sept. 8, 1979.
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