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March 4th, 2015

Blazers’ big fourth sparks win; Stars ousted at Woodlan

March 4, 2015

WOODBURN—What was a slim four-point lead for Eastside in their class 2A boys sectional 36 battle with South Adams Wednesday night with about 45 seconds to play in the third period quickly ballooned into a 22-point victory for the Blazers allowing them to advance to Friday night's semi-final round at Woodlan High School.
Eastside will play Canterbury in the second game Friday night after the Cavaliers edged Bluffton 61-56 last night in the nightcap game.

Stellar monies are reduced ‘dramatically’

March 4, 2015

    A lengthy list of recommendations for projects for the near- and long-term was presented to Decatur City Council Tuesday night, tempered by the revelation that Stellar Communities funds available this year have been “reduced dramatically.”
    City businessman Greg Kitson, representing the Greater Decatur Committee, outlined for council a number of Stellar-related projects recommended by the group for this year’s Stellar bid.

The road less icy

March 4, 2015

    Figuring out which way to go was the least of motorists’ problems Tuesday. With a layer of ice coating roadways (as well as the sign pictured above), travel was slow and trecherous well into the afternoon hours.

 

Geneva ponders staffing options

March 4, 2015

    Geneva councilors wrangled with the options available to them in resolving staffing and coordination issues encountered by the employees of various town departments at Tuesday night’s monthly Geneva Town Council meeting.

Warriors defense pesters Jets out of sectional play, 73-46

March 4, 2015

WOODBURN— The Adams Central Flying Jets ended their basketball season on Tuesday night as the home team Woodlan Warriors outscored them in the second half 44-23 ending in a lopsided 73-46 victory.
The win sends the Warriors to the semi-finals of sectional play set for Friday night against the Churubusco Eagles who drew the only bye.
The Jets trailed 29-23 at the halftime break despite leading 18-10 early in the second quarter. The first half was a battle of trends as Woodlan scored the game’s first eight points, including threes from Elijah O’Hara and Andrew Krahn.

March 3rd

Travel advisory as ice blankets county

March 3, 2015

    Freezing rain that moved into the area early this morning created dangerous driving conditions as residents attempted to make the morning commute. The Adams County Emergency Management Agency issued  a Travel Advisory around 6 a.m. today and will remain in effect until further notice.

Commissioners get first look at materials for county jail

March 3, 2015

    Plans for the new Adams County jail are progressing to the point where commissioners were presented interior and exterior materials specifications Monday by Tony Vie, a representative of the Fort Wayne architectural firm of Schenkel/Schultz.

‘Antiques Roadshow’ type event planned at Decatur’s Spotlight

March 3, 2015

    The Adams County Historical Society will hold its own version of the “Antiques Road Show” at Spotlight on Decatur, to be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 14 at Bellmont Middle School.
    Beginning at 9 a.m., local antique glassware collector Joe Beauchot will help visitors determine the authenticity of their pieces. He has been a collector for 50 years and has sold in flea markets throughout the tri-state area.

School closings and delays

March 3, 2015

UPDATE 8:06 a.m. — All three public school systems in Adams County have now closed for the day, as have St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Lutheran Memorial schools. In neighboring counties, Bluffton-Harrison, Northern and Southern Wells and Jay County Schools are also closed. Crestview Local and Van Wert City schools in Ohio are running on a 2 hour delay, while Parkway Local Schools are cancelled. We will update this information as necessary.

March 2nd

College basketball round up

March 2, 2015

Here is a link to the Associated Press blog about the NCAA tournament: http://collegebasketball...
     With the Sweet 16 set to kick off this week, several bracket hopefuls were...
    WEST LAFAYETTE—Bellmont's string of girls back-to-back indoor state...

 

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