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February 27th, 2014

AC extends school day by 1 hour

February 27, 2014

    With the extreme winter Adams County has experienced this year, causing area schools to cancel more than 10 days of classes, the question of how — and when — students will make up those days has been in the forefront of the minds of many area parents.

BHS holds first-ever Career Day

February 27, 2014

    Bellmont High School held its first Career Day Wednesday morning as local businesses, government employees and manufacturers came to the school to give BHS students a look at their possible future.

Off the beaten path

February 27, 2014

The Decatur Fire Department Water Rescue Unit was dispatched to assist the Adams County Sheriff’s Department about 10 a.m. Wednesday after an unidentified man attempted to drive his vehicle onto the ice of C.R. 225N, which is currently flooded. A spokesman for the department stated sheriff’s deputies were able to rescue the man from the ice before the rescue unit arrived.
Photo by  Jannaya Andrews

February 26th

ATVs may soon be permitted on Berne thoroughfares

February 26, 2014

    A proposed ordinance may soon allow all terrain vehicles and utility vehicles to operate on Berne roadways along the same scope of golf carts.
    Under the proposed amendment to the golf cart ordinance currently in place in Berne, ATV and UTV riders at least 18-years-old would be allowed to drive on Berne city and rural streets with the same regulations as golf carts.

The usual suspects

February 26, 2014

     Floodwaters have escaped their banks along the St. Marys River in all the usual places — including S.R. 101 just outside Pleasant Mills, as shown in the photograph at left taken Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service predicts the river will fall below flood stage at around 1 a.m. Thursday. The Wabash River was expected to fall below flood stage overnight.
 

Veteran educator feted for accomplishments

February 26, 2014

    Teacher. Coach. Athletic administrator. Mentor. 
    Herb Resler has earned all those titles through his five decades of service to Indiana students. He was honored recently for his dedication and tenure during a ceremony at Adams Central High School, where he remains involved with the athletic program. 

February 25th

Barge business brings jobs to Berne

February 25, 2014

    Berne business is about to get a booster shot in the way of a planned expansion of Mid-America Foundation Co., doing business as Poseidon Barge, which will bring approximately 42 new skilled jobs to its new Berne location.
    MAFC, which manufactures barges and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, plans to expand its business base in Berne with the purchase of a part of the former Ficosa Complex, located at 725 Parr Road.

County’s GIS system upgrade gets approval

February 25, 2014

     Adams County Data Processing Director Landon Patterson found the Adams County Commissioners a more receptive audience for the upgrading of the county’s integrated technology system than he had at recent county council meetings.  The commissions approved the purchase of software to expand the capabilities of the county’s geographic information system, used by both the county treasurer and the county building/planning and zoning commission.

Taking a bite out of crime

February 25, 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,

February 24th

BMS picked as film site for a day

February 24, 2014

    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.

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