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Dueling petitions in the Monroe Township portion of the town of Monroe ultimately will determine whether residents there will become members of the Adams Public Library System (APLS).
The Adams County Peace Monument on the southwest corner of the courthouse square will be featured during this Saturday's Sculpture Tour.
Committee members from the Peace Monument 100th Anniversary Celebration will be available at the monument to answer questions and to give the history of the monument, according to a news release.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal as lawyers prepare for a possible trial over a former teacher’s claim that she was fired because she had in vitro fertilization.
Emily Herx’s lawsuit against the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend addresses the constitutional balance between reproductive rights and religious rights and could determine which one trumps the other.
Plan Commission Director Neil Ogg announced at Monday's county commissioners meeting that he will retire on September 1.
Ogg was appointed to the position 15 years ago by the commissioners.
Commissioner Kim Fruechte told him, "You'll be a hard person to replace."
Nicholas S. Handshoe, 41, Berne, recently pleaded guilty in Adams Circuit Court to several charges and was given prison time by Judge Chad E. Kukelhan.
Guilty pleas were entered to invasion of privacy, possession of methamphetamines, resisting law enforcement, and violating probation.
Sunday was Graduation Day across Adams County.
Bellmont, Adams Central and South Adams all held ceremonies beginning at 2 p.m.
Among speakers at the commencements were Bellmont valedictorian David Baker, Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux, and South Adams valedictorian Evan Liechty.
Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux and salutatorian Blaine Aschliman were featured speakers at Sunday's graduation ceremonies.
Gremaux is the daughter of Constance and Jim Gremaux of Decatur and is a four-year member of Literati, Adams Central's book club; a three-year member of the National Honors Society, art club, and Business Professionals of America, and served one year on the Student Council.
Well over 1,000 motorcycles came riding into Decatur on US 224 West on Sunday as Region 0 of ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) staged its third Mayor's Ride here in five years.
The group settled in an area around the courthouse square and held numerous activities, including music, stunt riding by Josh Borne, and more.
Rain held off until around 3 p.m., when most of the activities were concluded.
Sunday is going to be a busy one in Decatur, one like we haven't had since the last time over 1,000 motorcycle riders hit town.
ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) officials said the riders should arrive via US 224 West around noon, then move to the courthouse square.
At 2 p.m., Bellmont High School will hold graduation exercises for the Class of 2013, Meanwhile, the large monthly flea market will be operating through the morning and early afternoon hours at Riverside Center.
David Baker and Michael Braun will address their classmates Sunday as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the 2013 graduating class at Bellmont High School.
Graduation ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.
Baker is the son of Ted and Debbie Baker. Braun is the son of Larry and Jean Braun.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.