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November 19th

Decatur declared ‘shovel ready’ site for food processing

November 19, 2013

    The Phase III expansion of the Decatur Industrial Park has received an exclusive endorsement to help promote the benefits of locating in the park, Adams County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Larry Macklin informed county commissioners Monday afternoon at their regular weekly meeting.

Construction of new jail within 5 years inevitable?

November 19, 2013

    During an October meeting of public officials scheduled by Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg to discuss jail overcrowding issues, Commission Chairman Doug Bauman and Councilors Eric Orr and Stan Stoppenhagen discussed possible options which might be available in addressing the recently escalating problem.

November 18th

County escapes storm’s brunt

November 18, 2013

    Adams County and most of the immediate surrounding area was spared the wrath of severe weather which passed through much of the Midwest on Sunday.
    There were no reports of injury or serious damage in the county, with law enforcement officials reporting minor instances of downed limbs and blowing debris.
    The severe weather siren went off in Decatur at 4:39 p.m., but stopped a few minutes later.

Christmas Open House set for this weekend in Decatur

November 18, 2013

Eagle Scout project will bring disc golf to Kekionga Park

November 18, 2013

    It was a windy but otherwise pleasant Saturday afternoon on Nov. 9 — ideal for the beginning of work for a new sports venue in Decatur, but downright lousy for the actual sport itself.

November 15th

BREAKING NEWS

November 15, 2013

    The primary suspect in a Van Wert, Ohio double shooting has been arrested and is charged with murder, according to a spokesman for the Van Wert Police Department.
    Shortly after 10 a.m. Friday Van Wert Police Lt. Douglas Weigle confirmed Tamara K. Menke, 47, Van Wert, was apprehended after an exhaustive search. Police received a 911 call around 6 p.m. Thursday with reports of a shooting, according to Weigle. Upon arrival police discovered two persons had been shot and Menke, who was identified as the primary suspect, was on the loose.

BREAKING NEWS

November 15, 2013

    Van Wert (Ohio) Police have released a photo of Tamara K. Menke, 47, who is wanted in connection with an overnight shooting that left one dead and another seriously injured.
    Menke is considered armed and dangerous, according to police. Menke is described as a white, 5 feet, 6 inches tall female weighing 150 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes and was last seen wearing camouflage clothing.

NA board accepts INDOT offer

November 15, 2013

    The North Adams Community School board on Tuesday discussed at length a right-of-way proposal from the Indiana Department of Transportation as part of the state’s plan to elevate U.S. 224 in the area near Bellmont High School.
    The long-discussed highway reconstruction project would elevate a half-mile stretch of U.S. 224 west of Jackson Street.

‘Interactive’ web page suggested to replace county’s current site

November 15, 2013

    The official Adams County website is an adequate tool for providing basic information about the area and its various governmental entities, but the site is a veritable dinosaur in the every-evolving world of on-line technology and website development, County Data Processing Director Landon Patterson informed Adams County councilors this week.

Van Wert shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt; suspect still at large

November 15, 2013

    A shooting in Van Wert, Ohio has left one woman dead and a man seriously injured, according to a spokeswoman for the Van Wert Police Department.

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