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July 30th, 2012

Nick comes home

July 30, 2012

    Northeast Indiana residents turned out en masse Sunday to honor the service and memory of Berne native Spc. Nick Taylor, who was killed two weeks earlier while serving with the Indiana National Guard in Afghanistan.
    Taylor's body returned to Indiana soil sometime after noon on Sunday, arriving at the 122nd Fighter Wing base adjacent to the Fort Wayne International Airport. Following a private ceremony on the air base, Taylor's body then made the 32-mile trip home.
    And he was not alone on that journey.

Ivy Tech offering classes here and at AC

July 30, 2012

    Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast has announced that it is offering  offering 14 courses in Adams County for the fall semester schedule, running from August 20-December 15.
    Classes will take place at Adams Central High School, Bellmont High School, and Decatur WorkOne's office on First St.
    Individuals are encouraged to register soon as classes fill early.

Storm brought power loss to nursing home

July 30, 2012

    A recent storm that hit the area was well-documented for the damage that it did to businesses, restaurants, and residences.
    Members of the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees were informed of a situation on June 29 that occurred as a result of the storm when total power was disrupted to the hospital's Adams-Heritage nursing home in Monroeville.

July 27th

Taylor to pass through around 2:30 Sunday

July 27, 2012

    The body of the fallen Army Spc. Nick Taylor is expected to pass through Decatur around 2:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, according to various officials.
     Earlier reports put the pass-through at 3:30.
    The body will arrive on the grounds of the 122nd Fighter Wing base of the Air National Guard in Fort Wayne at approximately 2 p.m. Following a ceremony of approximately 15 minutes, the drive on US 27 to Berne will begin, with an escort.

Services are held today for Guardsman killed with Taylor

July 27, 2012

    Funeral services were scheduled today for the Indiana National Guardsman killed with Nick Taylor of Berne in an attack in Afghanistan.
    Approximately 60 Indiana Patriot Guard riders and local law enforcement escorted the body of Spc. Sergio Eduardo Perez Jr. of Crown Point from Gary/Chicago International Airport to a funeral home in his hometown on Wednesday.

Aging council gets Berne funds; fire protection pacts up in air

July 27, 2012

    The Berne City Council earlier this week agreed to continue its $3,000 annual stipend to the Adams County Council on Aging in support of the agency's senior transportation system.
    Council on Aging Director Sharon Tester made her annual appearance to request continued financial support, which she said is crucial to the agency's continued operation.

July 26th

Taylor comes home Sunday

July 26, 2012

    The body of Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor will return to Indiana soil on Sunday, with a private ceremony to be conducted on the grounds of the 122nd Fighter Wing base of the Air National Guard in Fort Wayne at approximately 2 p.m. A family spokesman said Taylor's body will then be escorted to Berne and is expected to pass through Decatur at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Hospital color of month stays the same: black

July 26, 2012

    When a business has total operating revenue of $20,409,965 for the first six months of the year, a figure of $18,127 seems like small potatoes.
    But, for Adams Memorial Hospital, that small number was how much the facility was in the black for the month of June — and for the year the hospital has taken in $147,235 more than what has been spent for expenses.

Recent rainfall here more like normal

July 26, 2012

    Drought conditions may be lingering, but rainfall in Decatur in recent days has been normal ... or maybe above normal.    
    Tuesday's rain pushed the city's total for the month of July to nearly three inches; 2.96 to be exact.
    Decatur received 1.04 of an inch on Tuesday, and in a seven-day period through Tuesday had accumulated 2.33 inches after going the first 17 days of the month with slightly more than half an inch.

July 25th

City dispatch station closing soon

July 25, 2012

    On Wednesday, August 1, at approximately 9 a.m., the Decatur Police Department will no longer dispatch calls for service from the police station at 521 N. Third Street, according to an announcement by Chief Ken Ketzler.

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