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February 17th, 2015

CrimeStoppers vs. K105FM basketball

February 17, 2015

ROBBING THE GLASS A CRIME?— In the annual Adams County CrimeStoppers versus K105FM radio station charity basketball game, the teams grapple for a rebound on Monday night. The event raised money for the CrimeStoppers tip hotline. (Photo by J Swygart)

CrimeStoppers fundraising basketball game

February 17, 2015

    Adams County law enforcement officers traded handcuffs for sneakers Monday night for the annual CrimeStoppers fundraising basketball game against celebrities from radio station K-105.
All money generated from the event will go towards funding the Adams County CrimeStoppers tip hotline.


CrimeStoppers Coach

February 17, 2015

    Adams County CrimeStoppers Coach Sam Smitley, flanked by his daughters Emily (left) and Kathryn, guided the local law enforcement officers into battle Monday night during the annual fundraising basketball game against personalities from radio station K-105.
Photo provided

SA ponders e-learning program

February 17, 2015

    While the winter of 2015 hasn’t been as severe as last year’s winter, South Adams Schools has still had 14 schedule changes due to weather, Superintendent Scott Litwiller told the board of education at their regular monthly meeting last week.
    Of those 14 schedule changes, 10 have been delays and only four have resulted in cancellations, Litwiller said. At this time, he still expects the last student day for the current school year to be May 27, with graduation on schedule to take place May 31.

February 16th

College basketball round up

February 16, 2015

Saturday February 14, 2015
(#1) Kentucky (25-0) 77
South Carolina (12-12) 43

     Kentucky came out and took care of business against one of the SEC cellar dwellers. The Wildcats opened up a 25 point lead before the half was over and then put in in cruise control for the second half. Willie Cauley-Stein led the balanced scoring effort by Kentucky with 14 points.
(#2) Virginia (23-1) 61
Wake Forest (12-14) 60


State bound!!! County sends seven to Banker's Life

February 16, 2015

    FORT WAYNE — In the semi-state match that highlighted the crucial ticket round, Bellmont junior Carter Friedt would not be denied, taking down previously unbeaten Eric Dunten of Carroll with three seconds to go to secure the upset, and a ticket to join his three teammates in the opening round of the IHSAA State Wrestling Tournament this Friday at Banker's Life Fieldhouse.

County’s finances dwindling

February 16, 2015

    Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg and County Auditor Mary Beery expressed concern over decreasing revenues and a loss of the amount of money in the county general fund at the monthly meeting of the Adams County Council last week.
    Krueckeberg reported a deposit in all accounts at the end of 2014 totaling $16,326,298, a decrease of $451,794 from the previous year. He stated $1.5 million is currently invested in local lending institutions, with $68,346 accrued in interest.

Semi-State Champ

February 16, 2015

    South Adams senior Sawyer Miller earned his first semi-state wrestling title Saturday and is headed for the state finals this weekend in Indianapolis. Coach Barry Humble is pictured above presenting the championship award. Miller is one of seven wrestlers from the county headed to state.


Run for the Fallen to pass through Adams Co. in May

February 16, 2015

    Honor and Remember Inc. and its Indiana chapter are partnering in a special event to call attention to and honor the men and women who have recently died in military service to America.
    A team of more than 20 active duty members of the military from bases throughout Indiana and other locations across the U.S. will embark on a 140-mile journey to honor every Indiana service member who died as a result of serving during the War on Terror and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

School closings and delays

February 16, 2015

     Parkway Local Schools in neighboring Mercer County, Ohio, are running on a 2 hour delay this morning due to the extreme cold. All three Adams County public school systems, St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Lutheran Memorial are operating on a normal schedule.

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