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December 9th

Van Wert girl headed for Disney World courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation

December 9, 2014

    Destiny Kennedy is like many other 4-year-old girls. She likes playing with her brothers and loves watching princess movies.
    There is, however, one thing that sets her apart from other children her age. Destiny has a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma — in layman’s terms, an inoperable brain tumor.
    She recently completed six weeks of radiation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She will return in January for her first round of chemotherapy.

Marshal in Monroe is resigning

December 9, 2014

    Monroe Town Marshal Dio Hernandez has submitted his resignation from that post, effective at year’s end. Hernandez has accepted another employment opportunity in western Indiana.
Monroe Council President Al Lehman said the town is “looking into some things” regarding law enforcement in the town. He said applications for the position are not being accepted at this time. “We need to keep in mind that we have coverage in Monroe” from the Adams County  Sheriff’s Department, Lehman said.

Variances needed for 3rd Street court site parking parking

December 9, 2014

    Parking was the main area of discussion at Monday morning’s work session of the Adams County Commissioners, specifically as it pertains to a proposed new superior court in Decatur.

December 8th

Niswonger presents 'The Nutcracker'

December 8, 2014

     The holiday favorite “The Nutcracker” was presented by the Toledo Ballet to a capacity crowd at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert Saturday night.
 

Bids benefit Monroe FD, sheriff reserves

December 8, 2014

    Items were auctioned off at a fast and furious pace Saturday morning at the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department during the annual auction to benefit the fire department and the Adams County Sheriff’s Reserves. Items for the auction were donated by area merchants and businesses.

 

VFW makes donations

December 8, 2014

Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg, left, accepts a $200 donation to the Sheriff’s Canine Unit and a $200 donation for Saturday sheriff’s reserves auction from Adam Eguia, representing Limberlost Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6236. The post also donated $200 to the Cops for Kids Fund. Accepting that donation was Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Gerber.

Trending video: Notre Dame selected for Music City Bowl; other CFP rankings decided

December 8, 2014

VIDEO: Notre Dame selected for Music City Bowl; other CFP rankings decided

December 5th

Trending video: Amazing parenting ideas

December 5, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Amazing parenting ideas

Decatur will re-apply for Stellar grant in ‘15

December 5, 2014

    Ushered into the waiting room but denied access to the main lobby last time, city officials are eager to try again in 2015 for a Stellar Communities grant. City council on Tuesday night unanimously agreed to go forward with another application next year.
    It also agreed on a 5-0 vote to hire a full-time community coordinator who would, among other things, pull together various groups to offer a strong presentation to Stellar Communities officials. 

A fixture in Geneva, Doug Milligan says farewell to council

December 5, 2014

    For Geneva Town Councilman Doug Milligan, Tuesday evening’s monthly town council meeting was a bittersweet occasion. The event marked the final meeting for Milligan as a representative on the town’s governing council, a position he has held for the past six years.

   Three perfect brackets made up the top three this week for Pigskin Picks week 16....
    YORKTOWN— Adams Central won three matches at the tough Yorktown Super...

 

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