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July 17th, 2014

Video of plane crash near Ukrainian boarder

July 17, 2014

Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (actual crash footage)

Baker signs with USF baseball

July 17, 2014

A GREAT CATCH FOR THE COUGARS—Adams Central’s Kyle Baker signed a Letter of Intent to play baseball at the University of Saint Francis next spring earlier this week. Baker was a catcher for the Jets his entire career earning a semi-state appearance in 2013. Kyle sits with his parents in the front row, Yolanda and Rich Baker, while in the back (L-R) are AC Athletic Director Jerry Amstutz, USF coach Dustin Butcher, and AC baseball coach Dave Neuenschwander. (Photo provided)

Statewide bike ride remembers police officers who gave their all

July 17, 2014

    The 12th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors riders were in Decatur Wednesday during day three of a 19-day trek covering nearly 1,000 miles throughout Indiana. The event kicked off in downtown Indianapolis Monday as 66 cyclists participating in this year’s ride began their journey in honor of fallen Indiana law enforcement officers.

Berne awards contract for sewer project

July 17, 2014

    With closing on the loan for the Berne waste water treatment plant upgrade just a few weeks away, Ben Adams of Commonwealth Engineering met with Berne City Council Monday evening to ask for approval to award R.E. Crosby, Inc. of Fort Wayne the contract for the project.
    Crosby submitted the low bid of $8.8 million during the June 23 council meeting, a figure that was much higher than the estimated $7.3 million to complete the project.

Byerly couple picked as 4-H parade honorees

July 17, 2014

    Wayne and Edith Byerly have been selected as the Grand Marshalls  for the 2014 Adams County 4-H Fair parade.
    The Byerlys have serviced the 4-H community in a variety of capacities. For the past 15 years, the couple have served as groundskeepers, mowing the fairgrounds and tending flowers that offer a burst of color for all visitors.

July 16th

Filing window nears for school board candidates

July 16, 2014

    A brief window will open July 23 for individuals interested in serving on the North Adams, Adams Central or South Adams boards of education to file their petitions of candidacy. The filing deadline ends Aug. 17.
    Three seats are to be filled on each school board during the November general election.

From Berne to Bern and back

July 16, 2014

    A group of 39 county residents, primarily from the Berne area, recently took a 12-day trip to Switzerland where they toured various sites significant to the Anabaptists movement of 16th century Europe. The Amish, Hutterites and Mennonites are all direct descendants of the movement.

Iron Kid Triathlon brings record numbers

July 16, 2014

     Crossing the finish line is always a tremendous accomplishment, and is celebrated as such, during the annual Iron Kid Triathalon hosted by the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department. Lawson Deathe, 6, gets the hero’s welcome in the photo at left. Event officials said turnout for the triathalon was the largest in the event’s history.

July 15th

Wellman, Ruble named MVPs

July 16, 2014

MAKES PERFECT SENSE—After another perfect season at 12-0, Bixler Insurance has won the last two AAA League championships. Above, Isaiah Wellman (left) holds his regular season MVP trophy, while Ike Ruble, his teammate on Bixler, was named tournament MVP for his stellar play. (Photo provided)

Bill Forehand

July 15, 2014

    Bill Forehand, Sun City, Ariz., died May 31, 2014.
    He was married to Evelyn Bollinger-Forehand, former Decatur resident; she survives in Sun City.

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