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May 13th, 2015

County council hears jail staffing recommendations

May 13, 2015

    Until the new Adams County Jail reaches 70 percent of capacity, only three new staffing positions will be needed to man the new facility, a consultant hired by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department told members of the Adams County Council Tuesday morning.
    See today's print or online editions to see how jail occupancy will affect future staffing decisions — and costs to the county.

Adams Central hires helicopter’s services

May 13, 2015

    Plans have been finalized to get a long-anticipated roof project started at Adams Central Schools. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the school’s board of education, members voted unanimously to hire Havel Brothers, Fort Wayne, to remove air conditioners from the roof — via helicopter.
    The process is not inexpensive, but proved to be the least costly option.

May 12th

Run for the Fallen includes stops for Jenkins and Taylor

May 12, 2015

    Indiana’s “Run for the Fallen” will kick off on Friday at 7:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. The ensuring three-day, 140 mile run through many cities and counties throughout Indiana, including Decatur, Berne, Geneva and Portland. The run will end Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown Indianapolis.

County taking precautions in wake of bird flu’s spread

May 12, 2015

    Even before the confirmation Monday afternoon of the presence of the  avian virus in Whitley County, Adams County officials were taking precautions against the spread of the disease that can be disastrous to the poultry industry. See today's print or online editions to learn about the concerns in Adams County.

Up, up and away

May 12, 2015

    Residents at Woodcrest retirment community in Decatur took part in a balloon launch Monday afternoon in observance of National Nursing Home Week.


Video of the day: NFL suspends Tom Brady 4 games over 'Deflategate'

May 12, 2015

May 11th

Tornado warning issued for northwest Adams County

May 11, 2015

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for northwest Adams County until 1:45 p.m. today. This means a possible tornado has been spotted in the area and those living in the northwestern part of Adams County should seek shelter in a basement or interior room away from windows immediately.
A tornado watch has been issued for the rest of Adams County until 8 p.m. this evening.

Stutzman will seek Senate seat

May 11, 2015

    ROANOKE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman entered Indiana’s U.S. Senate race on Saturday, telling supporters he wants to replace retiring Republican Sen. Dan Coats because the nation needs more conservative leaders to boost economic growth, rein in spending and face national security threats.

Strolling six

May 11, 2015

    St. Joseph Catholic Schools daycare provider Jennifer Pettibone was out and about Thursday morning with a group of wee ones enjoying the warm weather. Seated in front, from left, are Cole Heckman and Bella Hirschy. In second row are Emma Homan and Olivia Schaadt. In third row are Graden Garwood and Korbin Logan.
Photo provided

Businesses asked to ‘Paint the Town Purple’ for Relay

May 11, 2015

    A press release from Jodi Mawhorr of the Adams County Relay for Life asks area businesses to participate in the organization’s “Paint the Town Purple” campaign during the month of June. 
    See today's print or online editions to see how you can be a part of the annual event to fight cancer.

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    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...


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