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February 25th, 2014
The Adams County Crimestoppers took on staffers from K-105 radio in a fundraising game Monday night at Bellmont High School. All money raised during the benefit game will go to the CrimeStopper’s Tipster Fund. Among the participants were CrimeStoppers President Sarah Ellenberger, shown above bringing the ball up the court,
A Ball State University film crew has selected Bellmont Middle School as the site of at least one segment of their independent film “The Blue,” and approximately two dozen BMS students will be used as extras in the project.
A four-man team representing the film crew visited BMS earlier this month, prompted by Ball State student and Bellmont High School graduate Andrew Bultemeier.
The third annual Adams County CrimeStoppers fundraiser basketball game will be held at 7 p.m. today at Bellmont High School.
The CrimeStoppers will take the court against the K-105 Hoopsters.
Admission is $4 per adult, $2 per student, with children under five admitted free. Concessions will be served and the Razz M Jazz dance studio will provide the halftime entertainment. A gift basket will also be raffled off during the game.
The Adams County Parks and Rec department held its annual Mother-Son Dance on Saturday. The event was celebrated with a disco 70’s theme.
Bud E. Case,72, Decatur, whose wife, Beverly, was killed in a car-pedestrian accident in Decatur in September of 2013, has been awarded $550,000 from the Adams County Sheriff’s Department and $100,000 from one of its employees as part of an out-of-court settlement of a lawsuit alleging negligence in Beverly Case’s death.
Mrs. Case died Sept. 18, 2013, one day after she was struck while attempting to cross Monroe Street, near its intersection with 5th Street, as a pedestrian.
A standing-room-only crowd packed the meeting room of the Adams County Plan Commission Thursday evening, with most of the more than 60 people in attendance there to speak out against a proposed large-scale hog operation planned for the outskirts of Pleasant Mills.
After more than two hours of discussion and debate, a decision on the controversial hog farm was merely pushed down the road by a month when the commission tabled the matter until its March 20 meeting.
John Minch has been appointed as the newest member of the Adams County Election Board. Minch, the former mayor of Berne, was appointed to the election panel by Adams County Democratic Party Chairman Barb Engle to replace Alan Baumgartner, who died this week. Minch attended his first board meeting Thursday afternoon. He is pictured with County Clerk and board member Gayla Reinhart.
Photo by J Swygart
The beat goes on: Snow; bitter cold; water main breaks; water line freezeups; streets which are rough and rutted (and lately, full of slush); big winds. And coming next: Potholes; actually, more potholes.
City Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert outlined for city council at its meeting Tuesday night the ongoing battle with the winter of 2013-14, which has the city near-record snowfall.
Investments in the stock market can be both profitable and lucrative, so long as one is patient and does not expect to see large gains on a quarterly basis, according to Jim O’Donnell, an executive in residence at Huntington University. O’Donnell was the featured speaker Wednesday morning at the Decatur Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Forecast Breakfast, held in the Decatur Room of Adams Memorial Hospital.
— Randy Clements and his faithful companion Dylan enjoyed a sunny stroll down Mix Avenue in Decatur Thursday morning. Rising temperatures and sunshine have brought residents outdoors this week after a seemingly endless string of days with temperatures that hovered around zero.