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September 9th, 2014

Chamber luncheon series resumes with hospital CEO Eidam as speaker

September 9, 2014

     Jo-Ellen Eidam, chief executive officer of the Adams Health Network, was the guest speaker Monday during the chamber’s noon luncheon series.


Berne explores 1-way street process

September 9, 2014

    The proposal by new Berne business Kaup Pharmacy last month to make part of Jefferson Street one-way is slowly moving forward, according to City Attorney Dave Baumgartner.
    Jill Andrews, a representative of Kaup Pharmacy, and Brett Miller of Miller Land Surveying Engineering met with Berne City Council in August to propose Jefferson Street — between Franklin and Main streets — be made into a one-way northbound thoroughfare to accommodate the pharmacy’s plans to include a drive-thru window at its new location.

September 8th

Heads shaved to fight cancer in kids

September 8, 2014

     Decatur resident Mabel Johnson had her head shaved in the fight against childhood cancer Saturday morning at Rejuvenation Spa and Salon. Money raised during the day was for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Taking the first swipe of Johnson’s hair was Ally Bea Roessner, 4, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, who is engaged in her own fight against cancer. Holding Ally was her father, Mark.


BHS plans 'Coats Because We Care' collection

September 8, 2014

     The National Honor Society at Bellmont High School, led by seniors Ashley Sheets and Amanda Everett, will host the fourth annual Coats Because We Care event during the Braves’ home football game Friday night.
     Community members are asked to pull through the drive at the football stadium and hang their gently-used, clean coats or new coats on the fence. The coats will be donated to local charities.  Monetary donations will also be accepted at the gate and during half time.

Heritage Festival held Saturday

September 8, 2014

     The annual Swiss Heritage Festival was held Saturday in Berne despite severe weather that moved through the area Friday evening. At left, volunteers demonstrate the art of quilting for visitors in one of the grounds’ barns.


September 5th

Popular area restaurant closes its doors; still available for parties

September 5, 2014

    The closure of day-to-day operations at Norm’s Preble Gardens could be short-lived, according to the owner of the building which housed the popular restaurant west of Decatur.
    A sign appeared outside the restaurant earlier this week informing the public the eatery had closed its doors.
    Decatur businessman Mark Bulmahn, who owns the property, said Thursday the reasons behind the closing were many and varied — ranging from “health issues” to “septic issues in Preble.”

Geneva contracts with county for use of computer mapping system

September 5, 2014

    The town of Geneva will soon be utilizing Adams County’s Geographic Information System to locate its water and wastewater infrastructure, Geneva Town Council members decided at their recent meeting.

A leisurely day in Adams County

September 5, 2014

     An Amish couple takes a late summer ride down  C.R. 300S just north and east of Berne.

September 4th

Trending video: Joan Rivers has passed away

September 4, 2014

VIDEO: 81-year-old comedy icon Joan Rivers has passed away.

City seeks end to trash barrel eyesores

September 4, 2014

    With the city of Decatur amending its open burning ordinance last November, the use of burn barrels is prohibited. Officials are seeking to rid the city of the barrels, many of which have become eyesores, so if you have one the city will pick it up and dispose of it for you — at no charge.
    Those interested in having a barrel removed should call 724-3356, which is the city garage.

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