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January 2nd, 2015

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.

Hoagland area home a total loss following fire

December 30, 2014

    The Decatur Fire Department was dispatched at 1:44 p.m. Monday to assist the Hoagland Volunteer Fire Department on a house fire at a home listed to Florence Hoffman, 12815 Barkley Road, Hoagland.

December 29th

Homer Junior Arnold

December 29, 2014

    Homer Junior Arnold, 83, Berne, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Swiss Village. He was born in Kirkland Township in Adams County Aug. 25, 1931, to the late Homer W. and Lulu (Byerly) Arnold. On April 6, 1952 he married his wife of 62 years, Edith M. (Steury) Arnold; she survives in Berne.

JoAnne Prowant

December 29, 2014

    JoAnne Prowant, 87, Dupont, Ohio, died peacefully at her daughter's home in Decatur at 8:48 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
    Born and raised in Dupont, the daughter of Warren and Aura Myers, she was lifelong resident of Dupont.

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