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February 16th, 2015

County’s finances dwindling

February 16, 2015

    Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg and County Auditor Mary Beery expressed concern over decreasing revenues and a loss of the amount of money in the county general fund at the monthly meeting of the Adams County Council last week.
    Krueckeberg reported a deposit in all accounts at the end of 2014 totaling $16,326,298, a decrease of $451,794 from the previous year. He stated $1.5 million is currently invested in local lending institutions, with $68,346 accrued in interest.

Semi-State Champ

February 16, 2015

    South Adams senior Sawyer Miller earned his first semi-state wrestling title Saturday and is headed for the state finals this weekend in Indianapolis. Coach Barry Humble is pictured above presenting the championship award. Miller is one of seven wrestlers from the county headed to state.

 

Run for the Fallen to pass through Adams Co. in May

February 16, 2015

    Honor and Remember Inc. and its Indiana chapter are partnering in a special event to call attention to and honor the men and women who have recently died in military service to America.
    A team of more than 20 active duty members of the military from bases throughout Indiana and other locations across the U.S. will embark on a 140-mile journey to honor every Indiana service member who died as a result of serving during the War on Terror and in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

School closings and delays

February 16, 2015

     Parkway Local Schools in neighboring Mercer County, Ohio, are running on a 2 hour delay this morning due to the extreme cold. All three Adams County public school systems, St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Lutheran Memorial are operating on a normal schedule.

February 14th

Huntington North @ Bellmont, boys basketball webcast

February 14, 2015

Today the Braves entertain the Huntington North Vikings in a rare 2:30 p.m. Saturday tip-off. To view the game, clic on the link below, then log in with a username and password or sign in with Facebook. Go Braves!

 

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February 13th

Trending video: Seven cute and quirky DIY Valentine's Day cards

February 13, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Seven cute and quirky DIY Valentine's Day cards

Trending video: Seven cute and quirky DIY Valentine's Day cards

February 13, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Seven cute and quirky DIY Valentine's Day cards

All go for rural sewer bid openings

February 13, 2015

    After more than five years of debate and at-times raucous discussion, bids for the construction of Adams County’s first-ever rural sewage collection system project will be opened in early March.
    Members of the Adams County Regional Sewer District board spent the bulk of their regular monthly meeting Thursday night dotting the “i’s” and crossing the “t’s” in anticipation of the bid openings scheduled for March 10 and March 12.

Litwiller bemoans reductions in state school financing

February 13, 2015

    South Adams Schools Superintendent Scott Litwiller stepped onto a soapbox during a portion of Tuesday night’s monthly school board meeting to speak up for public education and comment on the continued reductions in funding for public schools by the state legislature and department of education.

Silver Arrow Queen named

February 13, 2015

     Bailey Christlieb was crowned this year’s Silver Arrow Queen Thursday evening at Bellmont High School. She is pictured with her father, Brian Chester.

 

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