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Trending video: The best Halloween costumes for pets

October 31, 2014

VIDEO: The best Halloween costumes for pets
Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

Suit filed in federal court alleges local jail rape

October 31, 2014

     A lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne contains allegations of rape against a former Adams County jail staffer. The suit also accuses Sheriff Shane Rekeweg and an unnamed female jail staffer of negligence in allowing the alleged sexual assaults to take place.

Crash site ceremony honors former Indy 500 3-time winner

October 31, 2014

    A brief ceremony was held Thursday afternoon — 60 years, nearly to the minute, after an Indiana auto racing legend died in a cornfield near Peterson in Adams County — to pay tribute to the man credited with saving the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from extinction.
    Three checkered flags, some flowers and a makeshift podium were assembled along County Road 500N at 4:30 p.m. for the ceremony marking the remembrance of the lives of Wilbur Shaw and two other men who were killed in a plane crash at the site in 1954.

Four seek 2 seats on South Adams school board

October 31, 2014

    Four candidates are seeking two elected positions to the South Adams Schools’ board of education, representing District 3 on that board. Incumbents Landon Patterson and Ray Gill are being challenged by former board member Mitch Sprunger and former board candidate Naomi Muselman.
    Sprunger resides at 1005 Mill Pond Road, Berne. In 2009-2010 he served on the South Adams school board as an appointed member to fill out the term of a position vacated by a member who departed before their term had expired.

October 30th

Suit filed in federal court alleges local jail rape

October 30, 2014

    A lawsuit filed last week in U.S. District Court in Fort Wayne contains allegations of rape against a former Adams County jail staffer. The suit also accuses Sheriff Shane Rekeweg and an unnamed female jail staffer of negligence in allowing the alleged sexual assaults to take place.

Berne mayor gives goodies to the goblins

October 30, 2014

      Berne Mayor Bill McKean distributed candy while walking through downtown Tuesday evening during the city’s annual Halloween parade.
 

2 non-incumbents seek clerk’s office

October 30, 2014

    The race for control of the Adams County Clerk of Court’s office will be decided Nov. 4 as voters have two familiar names from which to choose. With incumbent Clerk Gayla Reinhart, a Republican, prevented by state term limits from seeking re-election, the race will pit former Adams County Assessor Judy Affolder, a Democrat, against Republican Jim Voglewede Jr.

Expansion means 20 new jobs at Red Gold

October 30, 2014

     An expansion project at Red Gold in Geneva will lead to the addition of more than 20 new jobs at that facility, according to a spokesman for the Elwood-based tomato processing firm.

October 29th

Pretty ladies sashay to Berne parade

October 29, 2014

     The rains that fell earlier in the day went away, the skies cleared and it turned out to be a splendid fall evening for a parade in Berne Tuesday night. The annual Halloween parade drew the customary crowd, including the quintet of young ladies shown here. From the left are Danika McClain, 4; Sofia Scherrer, 4; Brooklyn Green, 5; Alyssa McClain, 6; and Delia McClain, 7.

 

Carnegie ‘friends’ seek guidance from county

October 29, 2014

    Members of the local group Friends of the Carnegie Library appeared Monday afternoon before the Adams County Commissioners to ask for clarification as to what they might do to convince the commissioners to turn the building over to them once it is no longer needed to house superior court.
    Friends Vice President Charlie Brune reported the group has met on several occasions to discuss their options in presenting a proposal to county officials.

 

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