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September 26th, 2012

Bank donates home to library

September 26, 2012

    The Adams Public Library System recently acquired the Richard Roudebush property across from the Decatur branch through a gift from First Merchants Bank and is planning to convert it into a green space.
    Library director Kelly Ehinger said, “The location is perfect for outdoor programming and is a dream come true!”

Cookin’ up some handy helpers

September 26, 2012

    The Adams Wells Crisis Center (AWCC) has announced that it will hold a  "Cooking for a Cause" fundraiser this Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the Cross Creek pavilion.
    A shelter representative said the event is about "People standing up against domestic violence and showing their support"  and is open to the public.

Sheriff’s personnal changes given commission’s okay

September 26, 2012

    More personnel changes are coming for the Adams County Sheriff's and Decatur Police departments, according to Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg.
    Rekeweg told the county commissioners on Monday that one of the jail officers has a conditional offer of employment with the city police department. Providing the officer passes all requirements for the city, they will become a full-time employee of the Decatur Police Department.

Leo wins big ACAC clash against AC

September 26, 2012

 

     MONROE- The ACAC regular season title was on the line at the Hangar on Tuesday night as the Lady Jets welcomed the Leo Lions.

     A day removed from their loss at Norwell, Leo came out swinging as they put down the Jets in four sets 25-13, 25-18, 23-25, 25-21.

Squaws top Norwell in sweep

September 26, 2012

 

    It might not have been a war, but when the final point was declared after a Norwell player got tangled up in the net, the Bellmont Squaws knew they at least had been in a battle with a team they could very well see again in a couple of weeks during the IHSAA sectional.

September 25th

Marjorie I. Myers

September 25, 2012

    Marjorie I. Myers, 95, of Bluffton, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community. 
    She is survived by two sons, Rolland R. “Ron” (Judy) Myers of Bluffton and Rex H. (Yvonne) Myers of Bluffton.
    Calling hours are 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton.
    Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Dennis Leinbach officiating.

William G. Strait Sr.

September 25, 2012

    William G. Strait Sr, 93, Portland, died Monday.
    Among survivors are his wife, Betty J. Wagner; two sons, Bill Strait Jr of Monroe, and Phillip Strait of Portland; and two daughters, Donna (Gerald) Manor of Portland, and Donna Strait of Portland.
    Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
    Burial will follow in Bluff Point Cemetery.
 

Early voting schedule announced

September 25, 2012

    Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart has announced that early voting will be available in the  courthouse from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, through Friday, November 2.
    Also scheduled are Saturday voting hours from 8 a.m.-noon on October 27 and November 2.

No complaints, Berne’s water rates to rise

September 25, 2012

    Berne residents will see an increase on their monthly utility bills beginning in December as the city prepares for its first water rate hike in 30 years.
    A public hearing to allow community input surrounding the proposed rate increase drew no comments Monday evening during the regular meeting of Berne City Council. City officials said the rate ordinance will be formally adopted at council's October 9 meeting and will go into effect some six weeks later.

Contract for senior center roof goes to Limberlost

September 25, 2012

    A public-private endeavor to replace the roof at the South Adams Senior Center was settled Monday evening when Berne City Council awarded a bid for the project.
    Acting on a recommendation from the senior center's board of directors, the council awarded the roof project quote to Limberlost Construction in the amount of $53,850.

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