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August 12th

Slow going on jail, court properties

August 12, 2014

    County officials continue to wait for appraisals for the 162-acre Miller property off Winchester Street in Decatur, a site being considered as the location for a new county jail. A similar wait is under way on appraisals on two properties on 3rd Street in Decatur that are being considered for the site of a new superior court complex, Adams County Attorney Mark Burry informed Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon.

Berne budget estimate gets council’s OK

August 12, 2014

    It’s August and for many area governments that means one thing: It’s budget time. The city of Berne is no exception as city council held its first hearing of the 2015 budget Monday evening.
    Berne Clerk-Treasurer Gwen Maller laid out the proposed figures for council, reminding the group the figures to this point are only estimates as final numbers from the state are not in yet.

Adams County students return to studies

August 12, 2014

     Looks ranging from nervousness to excitement were on the faces of students this morning as classes at all three school districts in Adams County started for a new school year. Students at South Adams School are shown here as they made their way to their classrooms.

Wiffleball returns to Wren this weekend

August 12, 2014

    The Wrenway Park Wiffleball Warehouse has announced rural Wren resident Darryl “DD” Strickler has been given the honor of throwing out the first pitch of this year’s wiffleball tournament, scheduled to begin with opening ceremonies at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

August 11th

Adams Co. teen jailed for weapons violations

August 11, 2014

      A rural Adams County teenager was arrested Friday after a brief investigation into weapons violations. Zachary T. Fiechter, 18, was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of dangerous control of a firearm, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

     Police did not elaborate on why the charge was brought against Fiechter or how the investigation started.  

Storybook Sounds

August 11, 2014

      Pat Briede provided the musical entertainment at Storybook Park in Decatur during the regular second- and fourth-Sunday event.

Fifth annual cardboard boat race

August 11, 2014

     Captain Mae Boczynski and First Mate Megan Boczynski powered the aptly-named M&M boat toward the finish line Saturday in the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department’s fifth annual cardboard boat races.
 

August 8th

Trending video: O-line injuries plague the Colts

August 8, 2014

The panel discuss the injuries on the Colts' offensive line.

August 7th

Big plans for former Decatur rail depot

August 7, 2014

    A former railroad depot owned by the city of Decatur  is getting a major boost of oxygen and may in the not-too-distant future be alive and breathing again, thanks to the energetic efforts of three local women.
    Those ladies are going to need the support of the local community, though, as they seek to bring to life a building believed to be 122 years old; a building the city has preserved and made some crucial repairs to in recent years.

1st woman tabbed to lead Indiana Supreme Court

August 7, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS — Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.
    The seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission chose Rush to succeed Justice Brent Dickson as the high court’s leader. Dickson announced in June that he would step down as chief justice but remain an associate justice.

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