May 21st, 2013
The Adams County Solid Waste Management District will not increase fees for the disposal of trash through 2014 and possibly beyond.
Tim Baker, attorney for the solid waste district, reported during a Monday meeting of the district's board of trustees that the district "has a very healthy cash balance" which will allow it to keep rates at their current levels for individual customers as well as for municipalities.
A joint Adams County Memorial Day observance will be hosted by the Decatur American Legion Post 43 and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6236, along with the Berne American Legion Post 468 and Geneva VFW Post 6751 on May 27.
The program will begin at the Decatur Catholic Cemetery at 8:30 a.m., where a short memorial service will be held, followed by a second service at the Decatur Cemetery.
Parkview Regional Medical Center and the Adams County Health Department are teaming up to offer a two-day ServSafe food handler’s certification class on June 26-27 at Bellmont Middle School.
The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
The cost of the course, established by the Indiana Restaurant Association, is $150. People wishing to recertify by taking just the course examination may do so on the second day for a $50 fee.
BUTLER—A two-run homerun in the top of the sixth inning proved to be the final straw against South Adams as the Lady Stars' season ended in a dramatic 6-5 loss at the hands of the host Eastside in sectional play.
After a single with one out by Ellie Parker, the Blazers' lead-off batter, Kerrisa Lockwood, belted a two-run blast to give Eastside their final lead.
Acting upon a recommendation from Dave Meyer, director of the county's maintenance department, the Adams County Commissioners last week approved the hiring of Phil Wright of Tower Clock Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, to repair the courthouse clock.
The building's four clock faces have rarely showed the correct time in a number of years.
Meyer said Wright comes highly recommended from other counties, including Huntington and Wells.
A large crowd of people turned out Sunday at Adams Central for a reception honoring retiring Superintendent Mike Pettibone and Athletic Director Rick Minnich.
Surprising everyone was Indiana School Superintendent Glenda Ritz, who showed up to wish the two men well. “I have appreciated Mike’s support on the state school board, his great work at Adams Central, and while I hate to see him retiring, I wish him well,’ said Ritz.
Consumer confidence ultimately will determine the number of jobs added at Decatur's Fleetwood RV plant as the result of the purchase by the firm's parent company of a recreational vehicle manufacturer in Elkhart County.
Allied Specialty Vehicles, parent company of Fleetwood RV, on Thursday announced the purchase of the Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision recreational vehicle businesses from Navistar, Inc.
Dorothy M. Sutton, 83, of Montpelier, died Thursday at her residence.
Among survivors are two sons, Mike (Gyneth) Sutton of Berne and Steve (Barbara) Sutton of Montpelier, and a daughter, Judy (Wayne) Moore of Redkey.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery in Poneto.
Mark B. Walker, 90, Buffalo Junction, VA., died Friday. Survivors include a brother, Gerald (Nancy) Walker of Berne.
Services were scheduled today at the Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle.
(Information provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.)
To view Saturday's doubleheader, simply follow the appropriate link to the game. Game one between Concordia and the Braves will start at approximately 10 a.m. After Concordia plays Munster in game two at noon, the Braves will take the field once again playing the Mustangs at approximately 2:30 p.m. (depending on the time of the first two games). The first link below will be for game one with the second link taking you to game three.