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October 3rd, 2012

Mandate elevating rates: Sewage fees may rise 50% over 3 years

October 3, 2012

    The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) continues to knock on Decatur's door and as a result the city's sewage rates are going to go up and up over the next three years, it was learned at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

Geneva eyes noise ordinance

October 3, 2012

    The Geneva Town Council approved a noise ordinance on the first of three readings at its meeting on Tuesday.
    The ordinance prohibits unreasonable, unnecessary, excessive and offensive noise from all sources. The ordinance explains that certain levels of noise are detrimental to the health, safety, comfort and repose of the citizens of the town of Geneva.

Loshe gets ‘the icing on the cake’

October 3, 2012

    The newest member of the Decatur Police Department was sworn in Monday by Adams County Clerk-Treasurer Phyllis Whitright.
    Decatur native Derek Loshe has been a reserve officer with the police department for the past one and one-half years and worked in the Allen County jail for approximately two years prior to returning to Decatur.

Jessie King

October 3, 2012

    Jessie King, 90, Berne, died Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Rick J. Ladd

October 3, 2012

    RIck J. Ladd, 60, of Decatur, died Tuesday at Lutheran Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Harry W. Luginbill

October 3, 2012

    Harry W. Luginbill, 85, Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Jets blast Raiders in ACAC first round

October 3, 2012

 

     MONROEVILLE—The ACAC co-champion Lady Jets moved on as predicted against a struggling Southern Wells squad in two, but the South Adams Lady Stars nearly pulled off the unlikely upset against the Leo Lions losing in three sets to the other co-champs.

October 2nd

County still seeking to plug leaks

October 2, 2012

    With the ongoing water leaks at the Service Complex, county officials are still trying to decide the best course of action to find a permanent solution to the problem.
    Back in May of this year, Jerry Firestone of Triangle Design developed a bid package to be used in collecting bids for repair work to be done on the Complex, telling commissioners this would allow contractors submitting estimates to provide bids for the same work and allow commissioners to compare "apples to apples."

Silent auction geared to aid some school families

October 2, 2012

    The Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF), along with North Adams Community Schools, has announced that a silent auction is under way to provide support for families in need of assistance for activities not funded by taxpayers.
    A news release said the volunteer committee will review applications submitted to the ACCF, focusing on needs for families before considering wants, should additional funds become available.

Sigler (the son) is special prosecutor

October 2, 2012

    Decatur native D.J. Sigler is following in the footsteps of his father, Dan.
    Sigler the son has been named a special prosecutor assigned to the case of Huntington County Commissioer Tom Wall, who has been charged with seven counts of misdemeanor battery against two women who worked for him.
    In a story in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Sigler declined to comment on the details of the charges, but quoted the state statute that defines battery as “touching in a rude, insolent or angry manner.”

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