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Stratton-Porter would have felt at home at partyStratton-Porter would have felt at home at party

August 5, 2013

    Author Geneva (Gene) Stratton-Porter likely would have felt back at home in southern Adams County on Friday evening as local residents and visitors alike celebrated the native Hoosier's 150th birthday.
    An event dubbed Geneva’s Geneva was held at the Limberlost State Historic Site in the town that bears her name to celebrate the life and legacy of the author, naturalist, photographer and movie producer who for 25 years called the town of Geneva her home.

Chief: Fire department building new station

August 5, 2013

    The new fire station in Monroe is "coming along well," according to Monroe Fire Department Chief Russell Cook.
    Cook told the Monroe Town Council last week that the new station, located on the northwest side of Monroe near the water tower, is expected to be completed on schedule, if not a little before. Cook declined to give a date, but said work is progressing quickly.

County to get extra $1.4M in highway funds

August 5, 2013

    State Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle, is a statement released this week, has announced that Adams County will see an increase of more than $1.4 million in transportation funding for 2014 and 2015.
    Holdman said the General Assembly's biennial state budget, approved during this year's session, increased transportation funding statewide by $210 million during each of the two years covered. Adams County is slated to receive $5,730,199 in highway funds during that time, the state lawmaker said, an increase of $1,448,000.

    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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