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Video of the day: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?

March 27, 2015

Find out how Kentucky dominated West Virginia and more.

Monroe utility rate hikes take effect immediately

March 27, 2015

    Following months of discussion and delays, Monroe residents will see an increase in their utility bill effective immediately.
    The Monroe Town Council conducted a public hearing for comments on a proposal to raise sewer and water rates Thursday evening. No residents attended the hearing.
    On a motion by Councilman Mike Geels following the public hearing, seconded by Giessler, the new rate ordinances were adopted, 3-0.

Noodling nipper

March 27, 2015

     Hanna Endsley, 8, and mother, Teri, enjoyed some amusing aquatic time at the Bellmont High School pool Wednesday. The popular open swim event was held as part of the parks and rec Spring Break activities held throughout the county this week.

 

Building for birds

March 27, 2015

     Owen Findley was among the youngsters who came to Riverside Center earlier this week to try their hand at building birdhouses. The event was part of the spring break programs offered throughout the week by the parks and rec department. With a little outside assistance, it appears the young carpenter was well on his way to completing the task.

 

Decatur woman appears on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

March 26, 2015

    For many people, a vacation to New York City would be exciting enough. But Decatur resident Alyssa Corral’s recent vacation took an unexpected turn when she appeared on national television as a game contestant on LIVE with Kelly and Michael.

Woodcrest donation is largest ever

March 26, 2015

    A donation from the estate of the late Richard and Vella Wasson of Decatur to the Adams Woodcrest organization has now become the largest bequest received by the Adams Health Network, it was announced Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the AHN board of trustees.

Calm before the storm

March 26, 2015

     While Adams County was greeted by an unseasonally-heavy 3-inch snowfall Monday afternoon, followed by cold and rain for the next several days, weather conditions were quite different over the preceeding weekend. In the photo at right, the sun sets behind an Amish homestead west of Berne Saturday evening, providing a beautiful array of colors on a clear evening.

 

Coats to retire; won’t run in ‘16

March 25, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana announced his retirement Tuesday, opening up a Senate seat in a GOP-friendly state that could attract a roster of Republican hopefuls.

Oops: Bids for bridge work must now be re-submitted

March 25, 2015

    Bids opened last week for the replacement of a bridge on C.R. 100N between C.R. 300E and Salem Road should be rejected and the project re-bid, Adams County Engineer and Highway Department Superintendent Tim Barkey recommended to the board of county commissioners Monday.

Just like Mike

March 25, 2015

    When it comes to building bird houses, it’s all in the tongue. At least that was the winning formula used by Kayley Findley, 5, during spring break activities Monday at Riverside Center.

 

Video of the day: Germanwings Flight 9525 crashes in French Alps with 150 people on board

March 24, 2015

An Airbus with 150 people on board crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.

Spring snow blankets county

March 24, 2015

    In like a lion, out like a ... well maybe not so much. As March 2015 draws to a close, the mild temperatures of late gave way as 3-inches of snow fell on northeastern Indiana Monday, creating dangerous driving conditions for area drivers.
    Bone-chilling low temperatures set in once again overnight, with the mercury dropping all the way down to 13 degrees, freezing the slushy concoction to area roadways. The average low for this time of year is 37 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Ag Week celebrated

March 24, 2015

Some bird will be thrilled

March 24, 2015

    It was cold outside, with snowflakes filling the air, as the first full week of spring got under way Monday. Inside Riverside Center, however, Hailey Brune, 5, and her grandather, Jim Patrick, were among those who participated in a bird house-building event, held as part of the Adams County-Decatur Parks and Rec Department’s spring break activities.

 

Applications open for CFS funding

March 23, 2015

    Decatur Community & Family Services has received $4,675  in Federal Emergency Management Agency funds to supplement emergency food, utility and shelter programs for Adams County. 
    The money will be used to help expand the capacity of food, utility and shelter programs in high-need areas.

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