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Archive - Nov 2013

November 8th

Zurcher expansion gets unofficial OK from Monroe council

November 8, 2013

    The Monroe Town Council on Thursday night heard a presentation from Brett Miller, MLS Engineering and Land surveyor, and Paul Zurcher, owner of Zurcher Tire Company, seeking the council’s permission to approach the Adams County Plan Commission in December concerning the expansion of their current building. Zurcher Tire is hoping to build a 20,000-square-foot warehouse addition to the company’s existing building.

Central, SA v-ball honored for conference play

November 8, 2013

    Five Lady Jets and a pair of Starfires were named to the all-ACAC volleyball teams this week as well as members from the other six conference schools.

November 7th

Starfires to compete for sectional title

November 7, 2013

PREPARING FOR THE KNIGHTS—South Adams, the only county team still alive in football sectional play, will compete for a title tomorrow at Southwood. Above, Brandon Dailey (#55) tackles a Leo player with Isaiah Amstutz (#28) ready for the assist. (Photo by Kalvin Fiechter)
 

Starfire's to compete for sectional title

November 7, 2013

The South Adams Starfires’ upset victory over county rival Adams Central in sectional football play on Nov. 1, coupled with the untimely exit from the tournament trail the following day of the Bellmont volleyball squad, leaves South Adams as the last fan base standing in Adams County. Those fans are certain to be vocal when the Stars travel to Southwood Friday night for the sectional title game.
Photo by Kalvin Fiechter
 

Geneva begins search for new school cop

November 7, 2013

    Appearing before Geneva Town Council at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday evening, town Marshall Rob Johnson announced two vacancies on his staff, including one prompted by the recent resignation of school resource officer Scott Dailey.

City’s latest target: Dilapidated garages

November 7, 2013

    Operation Cleanup in Decatur is targeting dilapidated garages and accessory structures, board of works and safety member and Code Enforcement Officer Bill Karbach told city council this week.
    Karbach said 15 such structures have been identified. Owners of the buildings will be notified to contact his department within 10 days of the notice, he said. Failure to comply could result in the city’s removal of the nuisance and the property owner will be assessed the cost.

Starfire fans are last ones standing

November 7, 2013

The South Adams Starfires’ upset victory over county rival Adams Central in sectional football play on Nov. 1, coupled with the untimely exit from the tournament trail the following day of the Bellmont volleyball squad, leaves South Adams as the last fan base standing in Adams County. Those fans are certain to be vocal when the Stars travel to Southwood Friday night for the sectional title game.
Photo by Kalvin Fiechter
 

Raymond J. Rolston

November 7, 2013

    Raymond J. Rolston, Jr., 86, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1926, in Decatur to the late Raymond and Molly Mae (Derringer) Rolston Sr. He married Betty J. Jarmon Jan. 13, 1948 in Decatur; she survives.

November 6th

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.

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