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March 18th

Edna E. Schwartz

March 18, 2013

    Edna E. Schwartz, 60, Geneva, died Friday.

AC honors teacher who got IU honor

March 18, 2013

    Adams Central teacher Katie Isch was recognized by the school board this week after being named a recipient of the Armstrong Teacher Educator Award for 2013-14 by Indiana University (IU).
    The award was developed in 1997 to honor exemplary teachers throughout Indiana interested in working with teacher education students, faculty, and staff at IU, according to a release issued by the university.

James E. Staub

March 18, 2013

    James E. Staub, 69, of Decatur, died Sunday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.

Lawmakers say key decisions ahead

March 18, 2013

    With the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly having passed its midway point late last week, a pair of state lawmakers on Saturday said final decisions on school-related issues, the state’s biennial budget and other pending legislation will come slowly into focus during the next six weeks.

March 17th

Squaws dominate for indoor state track title

March 18, 2013

    MARION — With the state championship on the line, Bellmont junior Holly Hankenson made up most of the 20 meters she needed on the first lap, then passed the Oak Hill 1600 meter relay anchor midway through the second lap and held her off with a sizzling 59.4 as the Squaws won the event and took the 2013 Small Division indoor state track crown Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Beat the Pros back in full swing at DDD

March 18, 2013

    With the brackets set from Selection Sunday, the NCAA men's basketball tournament will officially kick off with the four play-in games on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and the second round to begin on Thursday.

March 15th

Jail cleanup, work release, and CC hailed

March 15, 2013

    In his State of the Judiciary address on Monday, Circuit Court Judge Chad Kukelhan reported that there are 17 full-time officers working for the Decatur Police Department.
    He commended Kriss Affolder for his work as the security officer for North Adams Schools. Kukelhan also noted that there is a new dog in the department, named Vary, who is used for drug detection.

Buggy-plate fees said comparable

March 15, 2013

    Highway Superintendent Mark Mitchel gave his monthly report on state funding to the commissioners at their meeting this week.
    He said that the Motor Vehicle Fund is starting in March with $193,437.50, over $6,000 more than it contained this time last year. Meanwhile, the Local Roads and Streets Fund is starting the month with $27,391.21, $279.92 less than it had this time a year ago.

EP Graphics acquires Huntington firm

March 15, 2013

    EP Graphics in Berne has acquired the operating assets of Mignone Communications of Huntington, creating one of the state's largest web-based printers, the company announced in a press release.
    Mignone and EP Graphics will begin the transition to integrate staff and operations in the EP Graphics plant in Berne. The combined operations will have approximately 150 employees.

March 14th

SA gets glowing report on Crossing

March 14, 2013

    Miriam Dalton, regional principal of the Crossing Alternative Campus, presented a report to the South Adams School Board on Tuesday night, with the help of senior Amanda Ineichen.
    Dalton reported that there are currently 19 students enrolled in the alternative education program. During the first semester, 55 percent of the Crossing students received financial aid, attendance was 84.45 percent, and retention was 94.5percent. She said 52 credits were earned, with each student averaging 2 credits.

DECATUR SENIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS—With a perfect record of 12-0 including tournament...
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