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West Nile found in mosquitos in Berne

August 26, 2011

    West Nile Virus has been found in some mosquitos in Berne.
    Berne officials, quoting reports by an official from the Indiana Department of Health, and Terry Smith, the superintendent of the Adams County Health Department, made the announcement on Thursday.
    The fact that West Nile Virus has appeared in Berne "means that residents should limit the possibility of being bitten by an infected mosquito by applying repellants and making lifestyle modifications," the Berne statement said.

Coming down...

August 26, 2011

    It took two cranes, two containers, and two men to begin the process of bringing down a tall chimney at St. Joseph Catholic School in Decatur on Wednesday.
    One container held two workers from the Martin firm of Fort Wayne and the other held the bricks that the men removed from the aging chimney.
    The process resumed on Thursday and will take the chimney down to the roof of the school, at Fourth and Monroe Sts., near downtown.

Bennett proposes state’s takeover of five schools

August 26, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s top education official proposed Thursday that the state assume control of four troubled high schools and a middle school in what would be the state’s first takeover of underperforming public schools under a 1999 law.

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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