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June 4th, 2013

Jerry L. Amweg

June 4, 2013

    Jerry Lee "Monk" Amweg, 65, of Ohio City, Ohio, went to be with his Lord at 6:55 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert, Ohio.
    Jerry was born June 18, 1947, in Van Wert, to the late Daniel Hamilton and Louella Gwendolyn (Seger) Amweg.
    He married CarieAnn Jo Bellinger on June 3, 2003; she survives in Ohio City.

Diocese gets to keep some records sealed

June 4, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal as lawyers prepare for a possible trial over a former teacher’s claim that she was fired because she had in vitro fertilization.
    Emily Herx’s lawsuit against the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend addresses the constitutional balance between reproductive rights and religious rights and could determine which one trumps the other.

Ogg leaving county post

June 4, 2013

    Plan Commission Director Neil Ogg announced at Monday's county commissioners meeting that he will retire on September 1.
    Ogg was appointed to the position 15 years ago by the commissioners.
    Commissioner Kim Fruechte told him, "You'll be a hard person to replace."

Berne resident sent to prison

June 4, 2013

    Nicholas S. Handshoe, 41, Berne, recently pleaded guilty in Adams Circuit Court to several charges and was given prison time by Judge Chad E. Kukelhan.
    Guilty pleas were entered to invasion of privacy, possession of methamphetamines, resisting law enforcement, and violating probation.

Flying jets are regional champs!!!

June 4, 2013

    WHITING—Adams Central's varsity boys baseball team made the trek back to the most northwestern part of the state near Chicago once again on Monday night to finish what they started on Saturday in the regional baseball hosted at Oil City Stadium.
    While things got interesting down the stretch, it was the end result that mattered most as one fan shouted several times after the final out, "It was worth it!"

June 3rd

Area schools hold graduation ceremonies Sunday

June 3, 2013

    Sunday was Graduation Day across Adams County.
    Bellmont, Adams Central and South Adams all held ceremonies beginning at 2 p.m.
    Among speakers at the commencements were Bellmont valedictorian David Baker, Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux, and South Adams valedictorian Evan Liechty.

Gremaux, Aschliman tops at AC

June 3, 2013

    Adams Central valedictorian Dusty Gremaux and salutatorian Blaine Aschliman were featured speakers at Sunday's graduation ceremonies.
    Gremaux is the daughter of Constance and Jim Gremaux of Decatur and is a four-year member of Literati, Adams Central's book club; a three-year member of the National Honors Society, art club, and Business Professionals of America, and served one year on the Student Council.

ABATE gathers in Decatur for Mayor's Ride

June 3, 2013

    Well over 1,000 motorcycles came riding into Decatur on US 224 West on Sunday as Region 0 of ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) staged its third Mayor's Ride here in five years.
    The group settled in an area around the courthouse square and held numerous activities, including music, stunt riding by Josh Borne, and more.
    Rain held off until around 3 p.m., when most of the activities were concluded.

William M. Schaadt

June 3, 2013

    William M. "Bill" Schaadt, 72, Chattanooga, Ohio, passed away as a result of cancer on Saturday June 1, 2013, at his home.
    Bill was born to the late Victor and Luella (Affolder) Schaadt on August 15, 1940, in Mercer County, Ohio.
    He married Judy Ousley on Septembr 23, 1964, in Berne; she preceded him in death. He later married LaDonna McCullough Case on April 23, 1977; she survives.

May 31st

Busy Sunday on tap here

May 31, 2013

    Sunday is going to be a busy one in Decatur, one like we haven't had since the last time over 1,000 motorcycle riders hit town.
    ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) officials said the riders should arrive via US 224 West around noon, then move to the courthouse square.
    At 2 p.m., Bellmont High School will hold graduation exercises for the Class of 2013, Meanwhile, the large monthly flea market will be operating through the morning and early afternoon hours at Riverside Center.

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