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Indiana voucher program upheld

March 26, 2013

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the law creating the nation’s broadest school voucher program, clearing the way for a possible expansion.
    In a 5-0 vote, the justices rejected claims that the law primarily benefited religious institutions that run private schools and accepted arguments that it gave families choice and allowed parents to determine where the money went.

Getting back to normal as records fall

March 26, 2013

    Decatur and area residents were mostly back to normal today after a record-breaking snowstorm which began late on the fourth full day of spring.
    Officials at the Decatur weather station said this morning that the city received a total of six inches of snow. The snow was so wet and heavy, they said, that it sank as it hit the ground, making an accurate measurement difficult, so the total could have been a little higher.

Berne officials moving ahead on filtration system

March 26, 2013

    A public hearing to accept community input on a proposed $3.9 million upgrade to the city of Berne's waste water treatment plant drew no comments Monday evening.
    The city is under orders from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to reduce the amount of ammonia contained in waste water effluent that is being discharged from the treatment plant to area rivers and streams. Improvements must be completed by 2015.

Ceremony here will highlight child abuse

March 26, 2013

    Grace Baumgartner, an attorney for the Department of Child Services (DCS) in Adams and Wells counties, appeared with DCS employee Jody Hirschy with a request for the county commissioners on Monday.

    The Braves entertained a short-handed South Side tennis squad on Tuesday night...
    Bellmont volleyball opened up their season on Tuesday night with a three-set...
   It's BACK!!! Bellmont webcasting has come full circle and once again will bring...

 

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