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Schools awarded safety grant funding

November 6, 2013

    The three school districts in Adams County have been awarded a total of $110,050 in Secured School Safety grants to fund School Resource Officers and make other security equipment upgrades.
    Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced more than $9 million in grant funding to local schools and school corporations through the statewide program. The Indiana Secured School Safety Board approved the grants.

Final touches put on Decatur’s open burning ordinance

November 6, 2013

    Changes in Decatur’s ordinance governing burning of items within the city limits were given two rounds of approval at Tuesday night’s city council meeting, and will come up for a final vote Nov. 19.
    Going over an early draft, city officials discussed updates to the ordinance at the previous meeting. Several parts of the proposal were questioned, so it went back to City Attorney Tim Baker for revisions. Those revisions were unveiled Tuesday night and satisfied members of city council.

Geneva wrestles with IDEM mandates

November 6, 2013

    Kevin Green, a representative of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, addressed the Geneva Town Council at Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting concerning recommendations for altering processes and meeting state regulations at the town’s wastewater treatment plant.

Evelyn A. Purdy

November 6, 2013

    Evelyn A. Purdy, 80, Berne, passed away at 12:04 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
    She was born on Saturday, Feb. 18, 1933, in Adams County to the late Eugene and Leona (Kneuss) Snow. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Roscoe J. Purdy Sunday, June 17, 1751, in Geneva.

Former Squaw Kuhnle makes mark at Ancilla

November 6, 2013

    SUGAR GROVE, IL – The Ancilla College women’s basketball team opened their season at the Waubonsee Classic, where they were defeated by Waubonsee Community College and Kennedy-King College.
    Friday night, the Chargers faced the Chiefs of WCC, in a back and forth battle that resulted in a 20-20 tie at halftime. The Chiefs’ offense, however, proved to be overpowering in the second half, scoring 43 points and defeating Ancilla with a final score of 63-49.

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