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December 8th

Bids benefit Monroe FD, sheriff reserves

December 8, 2014

    Items were auctioned off at a fast and furious pace Saturday morning at the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department during the annual auction to benefit the fire department and the Adams County Sheriff’s Reserves. Items for the auction were donated by area merchants and businesses.

 

VFW makes donations

December 8, 2014

Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg, left, accepts a $200 donation to the Sheriff’s Canine Unit and a $200 donation for Saturday sheriff’s reserves auction from Adam Eguia, representing Limberlost Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6236. The post also donated $200 to the Cops for Kids Fund. Accepting that donation was Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Gerber.

Trending video: Notre Dame selected for Music City Bowl; other CFP rankings decided

December 8, 2014

VIDEO: Notre Dame selected for Music City Bowl; other CFP rankings decided

December 6th

Whitko @ Bellmont, boys basketball webcast

December 6, 2014

Tonight the Braves try and make it 2-0 to start the season when they welcome Whitko to the Teepee. Follow the link below to watch the webcast for free. Sign up using Facebook or else make a username and password once at the game site. Go Braves!!

If the above link does not work:
https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/3640746

December 5th

Trending video: Amazing parenting ideas

December 5, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Amazing parenting ideas

Decatur will re-apply for Stellar grant in ‘15

December 5, 2014

    Ushered into the waiting room but denied access to the main lobby last time, city officials are eager to try again in 2015 for a Stellar Communities grant. City council on Tuesday night unanimously agreed to go forward with another application next year.
    It also agreed on a 5-0 vote to hire a full-time community coordinator who would, among other things, pull together various groups to offer a strong presentation to Stellar Communities officials. 

A fixture in Geneva, Doug Milligan says farewell to council

December 5, 2014

    For Geneva Town Councilman Doug Milligan, Tuesday evening’s monthly town council meeting was a bittersweet occasion. The event marked the final meeting for Milligan as a representative on the town’s governing council, a position he has held for the past six years.

County teachers to share performance grant $$ from state

December 5, 2014

    In its first distribution of teacher performance grants, the State of Indiana Thursday awarded more than 1,300 schools with $30 million to reward thousands of high-performing teachers.
    Receiving grant awards in Adams County were Adams Central elementary, middle and high schools, Bellmont middle and high schools and South Adams elementary, middle and high schools.

Eicher’s late points lift Lions past Central grapplers, 39-36

December 5, 2014

    In a battle of two of the top junior middle weight wrestlers in the Fort Wayne Semi-State area, Leo's Isaac Eicher charged in for a key third period takedown and made it stand up, handing AC's Hunter Bates his first loss of the season (2-0) and leading the visiting Lions to a 39-36 ACAC victory Thursday night at Central.
    Both the Lions, 6-0, and the Jets, 3-4, scored five falls, but all three decisions went the Lions' way in the key early-season showdown.

December 4th

Dawn E. Thomas

December 4, 2014

    Dawn E. Thomas, 49, Decatur, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.
    Among survivors are her two sons, Tyler Ellenberger of Ohio City, Ohio; and Ethan Ellenberger of Decatur; a daughter, Kayli Ellenberger of Portland;  companion, Paul Ray Marshall of Decatur; six sisters, Dianna (Duane) Ehlerding of Decatur; Donna (Larry) Bender of Convoy, Ohio; Doris Lautzenheiser of Decatur; Deborah (Doug) Schmit of Geneva; Lory (Garry) Wilson of Decatur; and Denise (Doug) Beahrs of Decatur; and granddaughter, Kinlee Ellenberger.

 

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