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‘Fireworks’ can spark a quick response

April 18, 2011

    "Fireworks" is what one thinks of during celebrations, such as at the Fourth of July.
    However, in this area, Fireworks means an ultra-modern way of fighting fires or handling other emergencies inside buildings.
    The idea was laid out briefly during the recent annual State of the Schools program at a luncheon meeting of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce at Woodcrest Retirement Community.

Briggs a key figure in Geneva history

April 18, 2011

    Moments of silence often last only 15 or 20 seconds, but the one observed on Thursday evening at Geneva for influential banker and civic linchpin James D. Briggs Jr. was lengthier than usual, running at least one minute.
    The solemn tribute to Briggs, one of the most veteran financiers in Indiana, came less than one hour after he died, at age 89, in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Briggs led Bank of Geneva for decades and his son, Andrew, is the current bank president.

Erekson name to go on theatre as ‘Phantom’ opens

April 18, 2011

    Dual theatrical events are scheduled on Saturday, April 30, at Bellmont High School:
    The musical "The Phantom of the Opera" will begin its two-day run with a large cast and crew of BHS students.

    KINGSLAND— It took four sets for Adams Central to find their groove on a...
    FORT WAYNE—As she has been getting accustomed to, Bellmont's Bailey...
    A week after nearly toppling Homestead, Bellmont is rewarded with a visit from the...

 

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