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December 12th

Fox resigns his seat on AC school board

December 12, 2014

    The new year is just around the corner, and Adams Central Community Schools’ board of education will find that with the new year will come a new board member.    Board member Dave Fox will resign from the board effective Dec. 31. The board has 30 days from that date to fill the vacancy. If no district resident submits an application, the seat will be filled through an appointment by Adams County Circuit Court Judge Chad Kukelhan.

December 11th

Limits placed on part-time students at NA

December 11, 2014

    The controversial policy regarding the acceptance of part-time students that has been circling over the heads of the North Adams Board of Trustees the past several months was finally put to rest Tuesday evening.

Macklin schools council on EDC successes

December 11, 2014

    Having read that Adams County Councilman Dennis Bluhm questioned the benefits of the Adams County Economic Development Department near the end of last month’s county council meeting, EDC Executive Director Larry Macklin placed himself on council’s December agenda to address Bluhm’s concerns.

BHS student recognized for excellent PSAT score

December 11, 2014

    Bellmont High School Principal Kim Harsh Hiatt has announced Monica Miller has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
    Miller, a senior at BHS, is the daughter of Charles and Jacqueline Miller. She was honored for achieving high scores on the PSAT test as a junior.

December 10th

Drug court planned for county in ‘15

December 10, 2014

    Kelly Sickafoose, executive director of Drug Free Adams County, along with Adams County Superior Court Judge Patrick Miller, appeared before the Adams County Council Tuesday morning to request the annual allocation and distribution of funds for the Drug Free group. During that session, Miller told councilors he is planning to start a drug court for major offenders next year and explained how the program would work.

NA board seeks applicants for District 2 seat

December 10, 2014

    The new year is almost upon us, bringing with it several changes to Adams County. One of those changes took place Tuesday evening during the meeting of the North Adams school board when board member Jim Voglewede submitted his letter of resignation, effective Dec. 31.

Fort Wayne Philharmonic performs at BHS

December 10, 2014

     Vocalist Fernando Tarango narrated ‘“Twas the Night Before Christmas” as the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Chia-Hsuan Lin, performed Tuesday evening at the Erekson Theatre at Bellmont High School.

 

December 9th

Van Wert girl headed for Disney World courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation

December 9, 2014

    Destiny Kennedy is like many other 4-year-old girls. She likes playing with her brothers and loves watching princess movies.
    There is, however, one thing that sets her apart from other children her age. Destiny has a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma — in layman’s terms, an inoperable brain tumor.
    She recently completed six weeks of radiation at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She will return in January for her first round of chemotherapy.

Marshal in Monroe is resigning

December 9, 2014

    Monroe Town Marshal Dio Hernandez has submitted his resignation from that post, effective at year’s end. Hernandez has accepted another employment opportunity in western Indiana.
Monroe Council President Al Lehman said the town is “looking into some things” regarding law enforcement in the town. He said applications for the position are not being accepted at this time. “We need to keep in mind that we have coverage in Monroe” from the Adams County  Sheriff’s Department, Lehman said.

Variances needed for 3rd Street court site parking parking

December 9, 2014

    Parking was the main area of discussion at Monday morning’s work session of the Adams County Commissioners, specifically as it pertains to a proposed new superior court in Decatur.

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