Berne City Council on Monday approved a state-mandated plan that will bring the city into compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
This summer city workforce manager Kurt Dailey said a committee had been meeting monthly to identify intersections and other areas of town where curb cuts, sidewalks and other improvements are needed to assist handicapped individuals.
The completed report must be submitted to the Indiana Department of Transportation by Dec. 31.
Adams County Crime Stoppers is seeking the help of the public in securing leads that will help police solve a theft that occurred at the Decatur Walmart on November 27.
Police said that at 8:47 p.m. on November 27, a Penske moving van entered the Walmart parking lot and drove up to a secured fence area by the Tire and Lube Express entrance. Two people got out of the truck and one of them cut the lock off the fence door.
FORT WAYNE — In its 25th and most likely final NHC wrestling contest with perennial state power Bellmont, Carroll did something Thursday night that it has never done before: win.
Taking charge of the 2012-13 NHC wrestling dual-meet competition, the favored Chargers scored five falls in the first eight matches, then added another pin later in a convincing 49-24 win over the Braves.
"They took it to us," said BHS assistant coach Paul Gunsett.
David B. Alderman, 50, Decatur, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Harold E. Gray III, 60, of Decatur, died at his residence on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on September 16, 1952, to Harold E. and Estelle (Torterella) Gray II.
On January 17, 1981 he married Jane Reinhart; she survives in Decatur.
Harold retired from Sprint with 31 years of service and had been working presently as a manager at Moble King.
Gladys M. Kukelhan, 85, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Allen County on Thursday, September 1, 1927, to the late Herman E. and Hortense (Flaharty) Fiedler.
She married Albert Kukelhan on April 12, 1947; he passed away on February 9, 2001.
Brother Norbert Lengerich, 84, of Austin, Texas, passed away on December 1, 2012, at St. David’s Rehabilitation, Austin.
He was born on June 9, 1928, the youngest of 13 children of Anthony and Gertrude (Kintz) Lengerich of Decatur. The family had a farm in the area.
Norbert was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s Church in Decatur, and he attended St. Joseph Elementary School and St. Joseph High School in Decatur as well, graduating from high school in1946.
Roe Acres could be in and the Bobo area may be out of the target area for a proposed $4.5 million sewer project to serve the rural areas of northern Adams County.
That was the tenor at a Wednesday evening meeting of the Adams County Regional Sewer District board as members outlined the need to get "the best bang for our buck" as the project inches toward its final configuration.
After failing to pass personnel cutbacks last month in an effort to help the school meet the budget, Adams Central's Board if Education on Tuesday passed a motion granting a pay increase to non-teaching staff at the school, beginning the first of January .
The raise, which will affect custodians, bus drivers, and cafeteria workers to name a few, is approximately 2.5 percent, according to Superintendent Mike Pettibone.
The North Adams school board on Tuesday approved the purchase of an East Monroe Street property that school officials said eventually will allow opportunities for greater ingress and egress to the school complex.