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Morning fire damages home

January 27, 2011

By KRISTIN BARON
    Decatur firefighters rushed to a home at 1209 Eagle Ridge Court around 10:30 a.m. today for a major house fire. No one apparently was in the home at the time. Damage appeared to be extensive.

Suggested solution settles snowplow set sites

January 27, 2011

    A solution, suggested by officials in Wells County, has been found to handle the placement of Adams County Highway Department drivers so they can quickly assist fire departments, ambulances, etc. during massive snowstorms.
    The solution, outlined by highway superintendent Mark Mitchel to the county commissioners this week, is to select four of the 16 drivers who live no more than a mile from Decatur, Berne, Preble, and Geneva and let each of them take a county dump truck with a plow home when a big winter storm is in the forecast.

Two women are handed prison terms

January 27, 2011

    Two women, one of whom is a Decatur resident, were handed prison terms by Adams Superior Court Judge Patrick R. Miller on Tuesday.
    A term of two and one-half years went to Deborah S. Leeson, 39, Decatur, who pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person. It was her second conviction of intoxicated driving, the first having occurred in 2008 in Adams County.

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