February 3rd, 2015
The plans to construct a new Adams County Superior Court building were officially shelved Monday when the Adams County commissioners approved a motion to put the project “on hold.”
Late in the meeting, Commission Chairman Doug Bauman opened the weekly judicial center update by expressing his personal opinion on the long-delayed superior court project. “After much study, and after much research, we tried to negotiate permission from Decatur to build our judicial center on our existing parking lots, which was denied.
Adams County CrimeStoppers will host its fourth annual Crime Fighters vs. local radio station K-105 celebrities basketball game at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Bellmont High School gymnasium. Tickets for the event are $4 for adults and $2 for students, with children younger than 5 admitted free.
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New England 28
A total of 6 inches of snow fell in Decatur over the weekend and — while still an impressive amount— fortunately fell short of the 9-14 inches predicted by forecasters as late as Saturday afternoon.
Decatur resident Claudia Gimble has announced her candidacy for the District 1 seat on Decatur City Council. Gimble, a Democrat, retired recently following a 23-year teaching career in Fort Wayne. She will oppose another political newcomer, Republican Wylie Sirk, for the seat on city council.
Gimble and her husband, Edward, have lived in Decatur for the past 29 years and raised five children, all of whom graduated from Bellmont High School.
Adams County Solid Waste Management District Director Hank Mayer reports the county will no longer be accepting glass at any of its recycling sites. All customers are requested to place glass in with their normal household trash for pickup on your regularly scheduled days or to place it in their trash if you bring it to the transfer station.
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The Adams County Farm Bureau, Adams County Pork Producers and Adams County Soil and Water Conservation District held their eighth annual joint meetings at the 2015 Adams County Ag Extravaganza Thursday night at the Knights of Columbus Pavilion in Decatur.
BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana couple charged in connection with the death of a 3-year-old boy whose burned body was found dumped in a wooded area are now facing drug charges.
Wells County prosecutors filed one count each of dealing methamphetamine Tuesday against the boy’s 21-year-old mother, Breanna J. Arnold, and her boyfriend, 30-year-old Zachary Barnes.