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Archive - Nov 14, 2013

AC lands funding for SRO officer salary

November 14, 2013

    New grant funding has finally come through for Adams Central Schools to help pay the salary of School Resource Officer Charlie Cook for the remainder of the school year.
    Superintendent Dr. Lori Richmond told the school district’s board of education Tuesday the $38,000 matching funds grant will go not only toward Cook’s salary but will also be used for the purchase of additional security measures, such as locks and cameras.

Quilt contest winners announced

November 14, 2013

BEST OF SHOW — Coni Mayer of the Adams County Community Foundation was a guest judge at the recent Callithumpian Quilt Show, presented by Creative Quilters quilt guild. Mayer is shown pinning the ribbon on her selection for Best of Show on the quilt named “Black Thread Insanity” made and quilted by Kent Mick, Roanoke.
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New water line will boost pressure in area around Southeast school

November 14, 2013

    North Adams Community School board heard a request Tuesday night from Nate Rumschlag, city of Decatur Engineer and storm water superintendent, for a utility easement near Southeast Elementary School that is necessary as part of a city water line replacement project in the neighborhood around the property.
    The land in question required for the easement is part of the Southeast School property but is not owned by the school district, Rumschlag said.

Boilers seek end to 7-game skid

November 14, 2013

     Fumbles and critical plays still curse the Purdue football program as was demonstrated last Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
     Iowa scored the first touchdown in nine plays and 90 yards at 11:15 in the second quarter. Purdue responded in six plays and 35 yards to tie the game 7-7.  Momentum and energy soon began to change when the Hawkeyes, with 1:57 on the clock before halftime, scored a touchdown sending the two teams into the locker rooms with Iowa leading 14-7. 

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