August 29th, 2013
After several continuous months of positives balances at the end of the month, the Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) bottom line was $35,807 in the red at the end of July, according to a statement released Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees.
Thick fog blanketed the area this morning, prompting one public school system to delay the start of classes.
As of 9:30 a.m., Adams Central schools were on a two-hour delay. Also as of that time, North Adams and South Adams systems were still operating on their regular schedules.
Jay County Schools were on a three-hour delay.
The Squaws held their own against a golf juggernaut Tuesday landing an impressive 189-192 victory over the Homestead Spartans at Cross Creek.
“This was a great win for Squaws’ golf,” noted coach Andy Heim.
Rachel Klingensmith rose to the occasion for Bellmont shooting a course low 43 to pace the Squaw shooters. Courtney DelaCusta also shot a 43 for Homestead tying for medalist honors.
Tonight's contest between the Lady Stars of South Adams and the hosting Bellmont Squaws on the volleyball court will begin at 6 p.m. with the JV match first. Broadcasting of the game live can be seen around 6:30 p.m. by clicking on the link below. Once on the gamesite, simply log in with a username and password. Enjoy!
A large number of people were in attendance at the town hall meeting at Riverside Center on Tuesday night to discuss upcoming ideas for the downtown area.
The mission of the mayor's advisory group is to attract, retain, and engage citizens. By focusing on the upcoming generations the hope is to prepare the city so that families want to live here, raise their children here, and be educated here.
Adams County Maintenance Director Dave Meyer reported to the county commissioners on Monday that brick sales for a veteran's memorial at the Peace Monument are proceeding nicely, with "right at 600 bricks" currently sold.
Meyer noted that he was pleased with the progress, adding its "pretty cool that Decatur has that type of project" in the works.
The 100-year-old monument was rededicated on Saturday, and the sales of bricks are helping finance the restoration of the monument.
Patricia L. Ross, 82, of Decatur, and a longtime resident of the Magley area, passed away at 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Woodcrest nursing Center in Decatur.
Patricia was born Wednesday, July 29, 1931, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Harry E. Lee and the late May F. (Burk) Lee.
She married Ralph W. Ross on July 19, 1953, and he survives.
Patricia was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ-Magley, American Legion Auxiliary, and Women of the Moose.
FORT WAYNE—For the second time in their first four matches this season, Bellmont was pushed to their limits into a defining fifth set.
Like the opener against Bishop Dwenger, however, the Squaws dug deep and pulled a win out of the hat shocking Concordia Lutheran on the road 28-26, 22-25, 25-20, 13-25, 7-15.
Despite being down two sets to one, coach Craig Krull and his Squaws were not leaving the raucous gym without a victory.
Berne is one step closer to renovations of the city's sewer system after bonds for the project were reviewed and accepted Monday by city council.
The city received a estimates from Boze, McKinney and Evans Law Firm out of Indianapolis and Barnes and Thomburg law firm of Fort Wayne for bonds both with and without a Bond Anticipation Note (BAN).