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Geneva officials working to address flooding near Casey site

Although there is more concern involved than simply the new Casey’s General Store, Geneva town president Dick Clutter said this past weekend that work to eliminate flooding at the intersection of Rainbow Road and U.S. 27 will certainly…

Geneva opts for improvements on fire station

Contracts are currently being awarded for much needed repairs at the Geneva Fire Station, according to recently-appointed fire chief Gabe Schwartz. One of Schwartz’s biggest concerns initially has been the existing lighting in the bay area…

March brings heightened awareness of severe weather

With the season’s first siege of severe weather potential behind us, National Weather Service officials cautiously noted on Sunday evening that the coming of March could be ushered in with at least moderate risk of thunderstorms Tuesday…

Cover crops beneficial to health of Adams County soil

Area farmers gathered at the 4-H Dining Hall on Wednesday to hear a presentation by Adams County farmers Trevor and Dean Tonner, a father and son team, about the value of keeping soil healthy through the use of cover crops.

Free paper opt-out forms

An opt-out form for The Echo (Bluffton News-Banner) is currently available at the Berne City Building for those wishing to stop delivery of the free publication.

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Jets pull out wild 63-61 win over Lakewood Park

Those looking for drama found all they could hope for at the Hangar in Monroe on Friday night. With a mid-February severe thunderstorm threat on the outside, the storms of basketball were pounding out their own forces inside the gym, leading…

Eastbrook comes back to stun Starfires

A pair of 3-point daggers by Eastbrook sophomore Johnathan Irwin in the final 34 seconds pushed a game that looked to be decided early into overtime and the visiting Panthers rode that late momentum to a 64-60 victory over South Adams, which…

Panthers squelch highlight night for Starfires

South Adams’ Jared Grabau reached the 1,000 career point plateau and Marcus Teeter matched his second-highest point total of the season with 26 points, but the Starfires came away from their varsity boys’ basketball game at Parkway in a…

Jets break skid, hold off Parkway

Johnny Carroll peppered visiting Parkway with eight fourth quarter free throws, all coming within the final five minutes, and led Adams Central to a 50-46 victory over their neighbors from Ohio in varsity boys basketball Tuesday night at the Hangar.

Falcons blitz Starfires early

South Adams fell off the pace with Winchester from the outset Tuesday night and wound up on the short end of an 84-59 score in a varsity boys basketball game at the Winchester Fieldhouse.

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Help Wanted

Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, the world’s largest horse and buggy livery, seeks tour driver’s and stable help for 2017 summer season on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Tour Driver position requires ability to narrate tours and horsemanship…

Help Wanted

Looking for Class A CDL driver to haul feed commodities. Pulling hopper, auger, van and belt trailers. Must be 23 years old and have a valid CDL license and have a valid current medical form/DOT card. Applicant must have a good MVR with no…

Help Wanted

The city of Decatur Public Works Department is accepting applications for our forestry position. This job opening is open to the public until March 8, 2017 until 4:00 p.m.   

Sale Calendar

Thursday, March 16th at 6:00 p.m. Open House Monday, March 6 5-6 p.m. Location: 524 Compromise St., Berne, IN 46711. Owner: Howard Zuercher. Real Estate: This home features 2 bedroom with hardwood floors, 1 bath, newer kitchen with cherry…

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Norma J. Stimpson

Norma J. Stimpson, 80, of Decatur passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born on June 7, 1936 in Adams County to Clarence C. and Madeline R. (Sheehan) Heimann. She was married on…

Terry L. Winteregg

Terry Lee Winteregg, 66, of Warsaw, beloved husband and father, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Mason’s Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw. He was born on May 1, 1950 in Decatur to Doyle and Phyllis…

David E. Girod

David E. Girod, 33, of rural Geneva passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Geneva. He was born on October 29, 1983 in Adams County to Ernest B. and Lucy (Schwartz) Girod. He was married on April 30, 2009 to…

Allan D. Burkhardt

Allan D. Burkhardt, 82, of Berne passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at his residence. He was born on July 13, 1934 in Winchester to Norman and Mary M. (Mullen) Burkhardt. He was married on November 28, 1969 to Judith (Johnson)…

Larry L. Simon

Larry L. Simon, 78, of Berne, well-known businessman, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born on April 30, 1938 in Adams County to Victor and Emma (Rauch) Simon. He was married on October…

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South Adams at Adams Central Boys Basketball
2017 Jay County Boys Swimming Sectional
2017 Jay County Girls Swimming Sectional
2017 Churubusco Class 2A Girls Basketball Sectional Championship
ACAC Wrestling Championship Meet
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