Fostering hope for the future


Local News

November 23, 2018 - 10:28 AM

Bryan and Laurel Hall pose with their adoptive son, Christopher.

It’s not a stretch to say members of the Allen County District Court recently experienced one of the happiest hearings of their lives.

For once, all parties received a positive verdict.

The occasion was National Adoption Day, when 16 children, ranging from toddlers to teens, were legally adopted. Magistrate Judge Tod Davis performed the joint ceremonies last Friday, addressing each child by their new adoptive name.