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February 29th

McClure gets 100th win

February 29, 2012

    A total of 100 career wins and, more importantly, a 39-34 victory over Churubusco has Adams Central Coach Aaron McClure smiling after opening-night Sectional play at South Adams on Tuesday.
    The victory, the 100th of McClure's coaching career, sends the Jets into a Friday night contest against the host Starfires.
    About the 100th win, McClure, who is the middle school principal and a former science teacher, said he's enjoyed all 11 seasons and has had "a lot of fun."

Commissioners hear about drainage issues in Bobo

February 29, 2012

    Richard Lambert, a resident of Bobo, spoke with the Adams County Commissioners Monday regarding drainage issues on his property.
    According to Lambert, the problem began about three years ago when a neighbor, who was not named, allegedly had a broken tile on his property which was creating some minor flooding on the man's property.

Call wins bridge contest

February 29, 2012

    IPFW recently held its 22nd annual Engineers Week Model Bridge Contest, with 60 students from 13 northeast Indiana counties.
    Defending Champion Mason Call, a sophomore at Adams Central High School, once again took the Grand Prize with a bridge that topped 680 pounds, a new record.
    The purpose of the competition is to build the lightest, strongest bridge possible — with 200 popsicle sticks and wood glue.

February 28th

Measles case is confirmed in the county

February 28, 2012

    A new case of measles has been confirmed in Indiana and this one is in Adams County.
    An unvaccinated resident of the county was exposed to measles while traveling overseas, Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) spokeswoman Amy Reel said late Monday afternoon.
    The case is unrelated to an outbreak in the Indianapolis metro area, she added.

Berne takes initial steps to Safe Routes to Schools

February 28, 2012

    Berne City Council on Monday evening authorized the execution of a pair of contracts with state highway officials as the first step in implementing the city's Safe Routes To School program.
    Berne last fall was named as a recipient of more than $300,000 in transportation department grant funding to implement the national program, which provides planning grants through the U.S. Department of Transportation for programs designed to encourage students to take part in a healthier lifestyle by walking and biking to school.

Tackett gets 10-year term years in prison

February 28, 2012

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana State Police post commander has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $91,000 in state money.
    The Elkhart Truth reports that an Elkhart Superior Court judge sentenced former Indiana Toll Road post commander Dallard Tackett to 20 years in prison on Monday, with 10 years suspended.

February 27th

Spotlight to shine on art

February 27, 2012

    One of the featured events at Spotlight 2012, the Decatur Chamber of Commerce-sponsored business expo, will be the  North Adams Arts show, Chamber officials said.
    Spotlight will be held Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Bellmont Middle School.
    The art show is sponsored by the Decatur Rotary Club, with a grant from the Adams County Community Foundation. The show's main focus will be a juried art show for all Adams County high school art students.

Monroe St. project to likely to last ’til May 1

February 27, 2012

    It looks like those torn-up ramps/sidewalks on all sides of four intersections on Monroe St. are going to be with us for awhile. Probably until early May. With some traffic congestion thrown in.
    The ultimate result, though, will be improved traffic flow once new traffic signals are operational.

Purdue Glee Club dates to 1893

February 27, 2012

    Founded in 1893, the Purdue University Varsity Glee Club is a select ensemble that has entertained on behalf of Purdue for campus, community, state, national and international events, averaging between 50-60 appearances each year.

February 24th

Regulating ‘adult’ businesses no simple task

February 24, 2012

    Members of the Decatur Plan Commission are learning that implementing changes to the city’s zoning regulations to govern adult and sexually-oriented business may be more difficult and time-consuming than first believed.
    The panel met for more than an hour Thursday afternoon to fine-tune recommendations first made public earlier this month surrounding changes to city zoning laws that would restrict where adult and sexually-oriented business may legally open their doors.

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