January 13th, 2015
Mailboxes and snowplows were the subject of discussion when Adams County Engineer and Highway Superintendant Tim Barkey addressed the Adams County Commissioners during their busy weekly meeting Monday morning.
The recent round of winter weather caused many schools to cancel classes Monday. Mild temperatures allowed children, like Devon (left) and Junior Green of Willshire, to celebrate the unexpected reprieve from school by building a snowman.
MONROE— Adams Central followed up their state championship effort of Jan. 3 with five more wins, including a 43-27 victory over Fort Wayne Snider in a sweep of the title at the Adams Central Superdual Saturday.
The Jets stopped conference foe Bluffton in an official ACAC meet 64-9, to open the day, then downed Delta 51-25.
Seattle 31 (13-4) vs
Carolina 17 (8-9-1)
South Adams Schools is operating on a 2 hour delay this morning, as are neighboring Bluffton-Harrison and Southern Wells in Indiana, and Crestview Local, Parkway Local, Van Wert City and Vantage Career Center in Ohio. Jay County Schools are on a 3 hour delay. We will update this information as necessary.
Decatur Mayor John Schultz has been saying it for some time, but now it’s official: He will not seek a third term.
The Decatur native, who spent 16 years on city council before moving into the mayor’s office, will be stepping down when his current term expires Dec. 31.
Sleet and freezing rain ushered in another wintery mix of nastiness Sunday evening for the Hoosier state, with an inch of fresh snow falling on Adams County.
Frigid temperatures which had gripped Adams County and much of Indiana last week gave way to slightly milder mercury readings Sunday, giving area youngsters the opportunity to resume sledding on the hill along Piqua Road on the east side of Decatur.
All three Adams County public school systems are now closed, as are St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Memorial. Bluffton-Harrison and Jay County schools in Indiana, and Crestview Local, Parkway Local, Van Wert City and Vantage Career Center in Ohio, have also cancelled classes for the day.
All three Adams County public school systems are now closed, as are St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Memorial. Van Wert City in Ohio is now closed, as is Parkway Local Schools. Vantage Career Center is operating on a 2 hour delay. We will update school closings as necessary.