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August 11th, 2014

Adams Co. teen jailed for weapons violations

August 11, 2014

      A rural Adams County teenager was arrested Friday after a brief investigation into weapons violations. Zachary T. Fiechter, 18, was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of dangerous control of a firearm, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

     Police did not elaborate on why the charge was brought against Fiechter or how the investigation started.  

Storybook Sounds

August 11, 2014

      Pat Briede provided the musical entertainment at Storybook Park in Decatur during the regular second- and fourth-Sunday event.

Fifth annual cardboard boat race

August 11, 2014

     Captain Mae Boczynski and First Mate Megan Boczynski powered the aptly-named M&M boat toward the finish line Saturday in the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department’s fifth annual cardboard boat races.
 

August 8th

Trending video: O-line injuries plague the Colts

August 8, 2014

The panel discuss the injuries on the Colts' offensive line.

August 7th

Big plans for former Decatur rail depot

August 7, 2014

    A former railroad depot owned by the city of Decatur  is getting a major boost of oxygen and may in the not-too-distant future be alive and breathing again, thanks to the energetic efforts of three local women.
    Those ladies are going to need the support of the local community, though, as they seek to bring to life a building believed to be 122 years old; a building the city has preserved and made some crucial repairs to in recent years.

1st woman tabbed to lead Indiana Supreme Court

August 7, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS — Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.
    The seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission chose Rush to succeed Justice Brent Dickson as the high court’s leader. Dickson announced in June that he would step down as chief justice but remain an associate justice.

History of Model T to be featured at Adams County Historical Society Museum

August 7, 2014

     The Adams County Historical Society Museum will feature the history of the Model T Ford over the next two weekends — Saturday and Sunday and again Aug. 16-17.  On display will be the museum’s 1926 Model T Coupe, donated by Dwight Edgell in memory of his brother Olin Edgell.  Also featured will be a brief video of the construction of the automobile and the invention of the assembly line. The museum, located at 420 W. Monroe St., Decatur, is open each day during the exhibit from 1-4 p.m.

August 6th

Trending video: Boomer: Pacers’ Paul George’s injury shouldn’t jeopardize USA Basketball

August 6, 2014

Sports Illustrated's Boomer Esiason explains why Paul George could make a full recovery and how his injury should not preclude NBA players from playing on the international stage.

Wyneken’s ISTEP scores among state’s best

August 6, 2014

    The Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress Plus reports released Monday by the Indiana Department of Education included statistics for private schools as well as public institutions, and Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School in Decatur received some impressive marks.

Geneva Town Council softens golf cart, ATV ordinance

August 6, 2014

    The Geneva Town Hall was filled beyond capacity Tuesday night as residents turned out in large numbers to request changes to the town’s golf cart and all-terrain vehicle ordinance.

   Tonight the Bellmont Squaws play host to Heritage on the volleyball court at the...
    SELMA— The Lady Jets volleyball improved to a stellar 6-1 on the season...
    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...

 

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