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November 17th, 2014

Holiday driving crackdown announced

November 17, 2014

    As families take to the roads this holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers extra patrols will be cracking down on impaired driving and seat belt violations to increase safety on the state’s streets and highways.  
    Law enforcement agencies from across the state, including the Decatur Police Department, Geneva police Department, Adams County Sheriff’s Department and troopers from the Indiana State Police, are jointly participating in this holiday enforcement effort.

Jets, Stars drop b-ball openers

November 17, 2014

    FREMONT— The Lady Jets basketball team opened their season with a loss at Fremont on the road Friday night, 39-22.
    Central never crossed double digits in a quarter against the Eagles struggling to find offense in their first game this season.
    Fremont held an 8-5 lead after one quarter, then extended it to 20-14 at the half. The game was put out of reach after the third quarter, however, as the Jets were outscored 11-4, then 8-4 in the final period.

November 14th

Trending video: Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

Woodlan @ Bellmont, girls basketball webcast

November 14, 2014

Tonight the Squaws host Woodlan in their season tip-off of the 2014-15 basketball season. Bellmont is seeking their first win in over a year after last year's tough slate. Join the DDD webcast starting at approximately 7:30 p.m. To view the game, click the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password for free.

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Geneva begins search for new school resource officer

November 14, 2014

    Geneva Town Marshal Rob Johnson informed members of the Geneva Town Council Tuesday night  he will soon be forced to replace South Adams Schools Resource Officer Connor Bonesteel, who has been unable to pass the state-mandated police academy entrance exam.

Bid openings for rural sewer project eyed for February

November 14, 2014

    The anticipated opening of bids for Adams County’s first-ever rural sewer project has now been estimated to take place in February, some two months later than local planners originally had hoped.
    The delay is due to the longer-than-expected process of acquiring necessary easements for the sewer collection project, designed to serve approximately 255 rural customers from Monmouth to Pleasant Mills.

Starfire Fever! Catch it!

November 14, 2014

     With the Class 1A regional title on the line, the South Adams Starfires will take to the gridiron tonight against defending state champion Tri-Central. The game will be played on the Starfires’ home field.
 

November 13th

Eldora M. Fuelling

November 13, 2014

    Eldora M. Fuelling, 94, Decatur, passed away on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest.
    She was born in Adams County Sunday, Aug. 8, 1920, to the late Adolph and Minnie (Stoppenhagen) Bultemeier. She married the late Hubert F. Fuelling on Feb. 21, 1987, in Zion Lutheran Church, Friedheim and he preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2006.

Math apparently not DOE’s strong suit State change means North Adams’ A-F grade is now ‘B’

November 13, 2014

    As the joke goes, there are three kinds of people in the world: Those who are good at math and those who aren’t. Apparently, the Indiana State Board of Education falls into the latter group.
    North Adams Superintendent of Schools Brent Lehman informed the board of education Tuesday evening he discovered Friday the district had received a “B” rating, as opposed to the “A” rating as originally released by the state Nov. 5.

Jail, court plans, costs, laid out to county council

November 13, 2014

    The Adams County Council was given an update on the plans for a new county jail from a representative of the contracted architectural firm of Schenkel-Shultz and general contractor Construction Control Inc. at Wednesday’s meeting.
    The building will house 180 inmates and contain areas for work release and the EMA and should handle the county’s needs for at least the next 20 years and meets all state jail standards, council was told.

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