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November 18th

BHS announces production of ‘While the Lights Were Out’

November 18, 2014

    The Bellmont High School Theatre Troupe  will present “While the Lights Were Out” Saturday and Sunday in the Erekson Theatre.
    The play is as an off-the-wall murder-mystery farce by Jack Sharkey. The production is directed by Jeannie Smith, with set design and construction by Rick Smith.

Area schools delayed for second day

November 18, 2014

     UPDATED: Parkway Local Schools has closed for today. All Adams County schools remain on a two hour delay this morning, as do schools in surrounding Jay and Wells counties in Indiana, and and Van Wert County in Ohio. Berne and Decatur Head Start programs are operating on a one hour delay.

November 17th

LET IT SNOW

November 17, 2014

    As the first snowfall of the season comes to a close, plummeting temperatures will continue to create hazardous driving conditions for area residents.
    Rural roads were snow covered and slick this morning after 3 inches of snow fell Sunday, causing all three county schools to run on a two-hour delay this morning. Schools in surrounding Jay and Wells counties in Indiana, and Van Wert and Mercer counties in Ohio, also began the school week with a two hour delay.

There’s a new champ in town

November 17, 2014

    Members of the South Adams Starfires accept the rgional trophy after Friday night’s 14-6 win over Tri-Central. The Stars travel to Pioneer Fridaynight for a semi-state matchup.
 

Holiday driving crackdown announced

November 17, 2014

    As families take to the roads this holiday season, law enforcement is reminding drivers extra patrols will be cracking down on impaired driving and seat belt violations to increase safety on the state’s streets and highways.  
    Law enforcement agencies from across the state, including the Decatur Police Department, Geneva police Department, Adams County Sheriff’s Department and troopers from the Indiana State Police, are jointly participating in this holiday enforcement effort.

November 14th

Trending video: Rubik's cube, green plastic soldiers and bubbles in Toy Hall of Fame

November 14, 2014

There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.

Geneva begins search for new school resource officer

November 14, 2014

    Geneva Town Marshal Rob Johnson informed members of the Geneva Town Council Tuesday night  he will soon be forced to replace South Adams Schools Resource Officer Connor Bonesteel, who has been unable to pass the state-mandated police academy entrance exam.

Bid openings for rural sewer project eyed for February

November 14, 2014

    The anticipated opening of bids for Adams County’s first-ever rural sewer project has now been estimated to take place in February, some two months later than local planners originally had hoped.
    The delay is due to the longer-than-expected process of acquiring necessary easements for the sewer collection project, designed to serve approximately 255 rural customers from Monmouth to Pleasant Mills.

Starfire Fever! Catch it!

November 14, 2014

     With the Class 1A regional title on the line, the South Adams Starfires will take to the gridiron tonight against defending state champion Tri-Central. The game will be played on the Starfires’ home field.
 

November 13th

Math apparently not DOE’s strong suit State change means North Adams’ A-F grade is now ‘B’

November 13, 2014

    As the joke goes, there are three kinds of people in the world: Those who are good at math and those who aren’t. Apparently, the Indiana State Board of Education falls into the latter group.
    North Adams Superintendent of Schools Brent Lehman informed the board of education Tuesday evening he discovered Friday the district had received a “B” rating, as opposed to the “A” rating as originally released by the state Nov. 5.

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