New Year, New Laws

The new year brings changes to laws across Ohio that can impact things like your paycheck to your travel plans. As of January 1, 2020, the minimum wage for non-tipped employees in Ohio has...

Local Soldier Called to Action After Tension Rises with Iran

This Article is From our Tuesday January 7th 2020 issue and appears here in its entirety. Three thousand additional troops from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort...

Poverty In Adams County Continues to Be A Chronic Problem

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Adams County continues to have chronically high poverty among children and adults.  Living in poverty means an income of no more than $25,465 for a family...

Mingee Waives Preliminary Hearing

Dakotah Mingee, the 19-year-old Manchester volunteer firefighter who was accused of setting fire to at least one house has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.  The Informer first broke the story...

WU Theft Suspect Bound Over to Grand Jury

A Preliminary hearing was held on Thursday, December 26th in Adams county Court for suspect Ezekiel Robison. Sgt. Brian Newland from the Adams County sheriff’s Office testified that Robison was the suspect...

New Owners of Former Power Plants Release Future Plans for Properties

The Informer reported last week about a Missouri based company, Commercial Liability Partners purchasing the former JM Stuart and Killen power generation facilities in southern Adams County.  According to the company, the...

Clark Annouces Run for Commissioner

Dane R. Clark has filed the necessary paperwork to seek a seat on the Board of County Commissioners, January 2nd term.  A retired GE Aviation manager and life-long Republican, Clark has over...

DP&L Selling Adams County Facilities and Property

As the community continues to worry about the long-term environmental and economic development impact of the now shuttered power plants in southern Adams County, the Informer obtained documents this week that shed...

Man Arrested After Incident Involving SWAT Team

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office and several other police units were busy Saturday night as two people were taken into custody after a three-hour incident with a special weapons and tactics (SWAT)...

Justice Department Awards $600,000 for Adams County to Fight Opioid Crisis

The Department of Justice last week announced awards of more than $333 million to help communities affected by the opioid crisis. The funds support families, children and crime victims dealing with the...
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