Archive - Mar 27, 2013 - News Article
Berne City Council on Monday evening got a strong economic forecast from one of its larger employers, the second consecutive meeting at which a local factory announced strong sales and a promising future.
John Johnson, financial officer with Key Fasteners Corp., was the latest to pass along a promising forecast as he appeared before the council on Monday as part of the annual renewal process for an existing tax abatement agreement between the city and the company.
City offices in Decatur and Berne will be closed Friday, which is Good Friday, but trash collections will be made in both communities.
The Adams County Service Complex also will be closed on Friday.
According to a Berne spokesperson, when city offices are closed, residents may report a water leak or other non-threatening emergencies to Berne police: 589-2169. If there is no answer, callers should dial 911 and inform the dispatcher the call is not an and ask for an officer to check the situation.
Former Decatur Storm Water Superintendent Joan Eichhorn, now facing further charges, appeared with her attorney, Stanley Campbell of Fort Wayne, for Eichhorn's initial hearing on Tuesday morning in Adams Circuit Court.
After the hearing, she was taken to the jail to be booked in and was released on her own recognizance, without bond.
Eichhorn's pre-trial conference will be at 9 a.m. on May 16. A jury trial is scheduled for June 17.