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January 2nd, 2015

Ringing in the Noon Year

January 2, 2015

    While many New Year’s Eve revelers celebrated by watching a ball drop at midnight, these youngsters at Limberlost State Historic Site in Geneva got a 12-hour jump on the festivities with a balloon drop at noon Wednesday. In addition to the early countdown, those in attendance played games and enjoyed refreshments and activities designed specifically for the younger crowed who probably were asleep when 2015 made its official entry.

New School Resource Officer at SA a familiar face

January 2, 2015

    Scott Dailey was named the new School Resource Officer for South Adams Schools by the Geneva Town Council at their end of the year meeting Tuesday night.

I&M reaching out to local property owners

January 2, 2015

    Indiana Michigan Power is mailing letters to about two dozen landowners north of Decatur advising them of plans to build a new power line along Adams County Road 1100 North as part of the Powering Up South project, according to a spokesperson for the utility.

Braves sixth among wrestling juggernauts at Al Smith

January 2, 2015

    MISHAWAKA — The Penn Kingsmen separated themselves from the Al Smith Wrestling Classic Field Wednesday afternoon, taking four championships and adding a pair of runners-up to pile up 242 points to the 213 of second place Merrillville as Brad Harper's boys racked up a third straight championship and a fourth title in the last five years in one of Indiana's biggest mat tourneys.

December 30th, 2014

John B. Lange, Jr.

December 30, 2014

    John B. Lange, Jr., 82, Huntsville, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
    John was born in Decatur April 3, 1932 to the late John B. “Ben” Lange, Sr. and Anna Mary “Mayme” Braun Lange. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harold, and two grandsons, Rodney Tinsley, Jr., and Jasen Lange.
    On Dec. 26, 1953, he married the former Erma Jane Meyers at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Russells Point, Ohio and she survives.

Esther Pearl Mitch

December 30, 2014

Joseph Homero Serna

December 30, 2014

    Joe Serna, 58, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in his home in Groveland, Calif. He was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas March 9, 1956, to Dionisio and Felicitas Serna.

Weight limits lowered on two county bridges

December 30, 2014

    Two bridges in Adams County have had their weight limits reduced below the 16-ton threshold following action by the Adams County Commissioners Monday.

All aboard

December 30, 2014

    Decatur Fire Department firefighter Mitch Baumann boosts little Gracie Patterson, 2, Berne, into the driver’s seat  during the annual department’s annual Open House event held Monday.

New England vs. Seattle 2/1 6:30 (ET) University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ  
    BERNE— A 59-52 wire to wire victory for Bellmont over South Adams on...
BOWLING FOR SECTIONALS— Above is Bellmont bowling team that recently won the Hoosier Conference...


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