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August 7th, 2014

1st woman tabbed to lead Indiana Supreme Court

August 7, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS — Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.
    The seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission chose Rush to succeed Justice Brent Dickson as the high court’s leader. Dickson announced in June that he would step down as chief justice but remain an associate justice.

History of Model T to be featured at Adams County Historical Society Museum

August 7, 2014

     The Adams County Historical Society Museum will feature the history of the Model T Ford over the next two weekends — Saturday and Sunday and again Aug. 16-17.  On display will be the museum’s 1926 Model T Coupe, donated by Dwight Edgell in memory of his brother Olin Edgell.  Also featured will be a brief video of the construction of the automobile and the invention of the assembly line. The museum, located at 420 W. Monroe St., Decatur, is open each day during the exhibit from 1-4 p.m.

Bellmont clinches SA Invitational

August 7, 2014

    Bellmont earned their first tournament victory of the year on Wednesday night as they repeated as champions in the South Adams Invitational at the Golf Course of the Limberlost.
    Ten teams met on the links in Geneva including all three county schools who ranged from all across the spectrum in the field with the Squaws taking first overall by a whopping 18 strokes with a 370 on the day.

August 6th

Trending video: Boomer: Pacers’ Paul George’s injury shouldn’t jeopardize USA Basketball

August 6, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Boomer Esiason explains why Paul George could make a full recovery and how his injury should not preclude NBA players from playing on the international stage.

Squaws finish strong in opening golf invitationals

August 6, 2014

    The Bellmont Squaws golf team has started their season with a pair of invitationals in August including the Homestead Invite and their own Bellmont version.
    Against Homestead's field of 14 teams, the Squaws finished fifth overall with a combined 393 strokes from the best four out of five scores. The Leo Lady Lions dominated the field with a 359 led by Brooke Moser who had an 83 on the day at Timber Ridge.

Wyneken’s ISTEP scores among state’s best

August 6, 2014

    The Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress Plus reports released Monday by the Indiana Department of Education included statistics for private schools as well as public institutions, and Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School in Decatur received some impressive marks.

Geneva Town Council softens golf cart, ATV ordinance

August 6, 2014

    The Geneva Town Hall was filled beyond capacity Tuesday night as residents turned out in large numbers to request changes to the town’s golf cart and all-terrain vehicle ordinance.

Demolition begins at former Decatur Plaza

August 6, 2014

     Demolition work began at the former Decatur Plaza on the north edge of Decatur Tuesday morning to make way for a future Indiana and Michigan Power substation. The project is part of the utility company’s “Powering Up South” project, which officials said will increase reliability of electric service in the Decatur area.

August 5th

Trending video: Notre Dame football camp starts

August 5, 2014

VIDEO: ND football camp starts

John Dana Grose

August 5, 2014

    John Dana Grose Jr., 75, Decatur, died Aug. 1, 2014, in hospice following a long illness.
    He was born Nov. 25, 1938, at home in Lockwood, W.V., to the late Dana and Gay Thomas Grose.

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