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September 20th

Nancy E. Miracle

September 20, 2013

    Nancy E. Miracle, 66, of Berne, died Thursday, September 19, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

Dale E. Sapp

September 20, 2013

    Dale E. Sapp, 85, of Decatur, died Friday, September 20, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Per diem pay sparks debate

September 20, 2013

    An old point of contention between the Adams County Commissioners and the Adams County Council reared its head during discussions between the two entities prior to the start of scheduled budget hearings on Tuesday morning.

A little excessive?

September 20, 2013

    When is too much really too much?
    That question arose at Tuesday night's city council meeting, spurred by Councilman Matt Dyer, who addressed a photo floating around the council chambers.
    The photo showed an enormous pile of trash piled along the sidewalk at a home on Walnut St. for last week's heavy trash pickup.
    City Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert said it cost the city $94 to get rid of the trash at the transfer station.

Community Market Day approaching

September 20, 2013

The United Way of Adams County will hold its annual Community Market Day from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesday at locations in Decatur and Berne. Five percent of the sales from Community Markets during that time will be donated to the United Way. Call the agency at 728-2056 to volunteer.
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Squaws open NHC season with sweep over New Haven

September 20, 2013

    NEW HAVEN — The Squaws put up a sweep against the fiesty New Haven Bulldogs on the road Thursday night winning 25-15, 25-13, 15-15.
    The conference win felt more like a tune-up game for tomorrow's tournament in Ohio where they will face Henry Clay and Gilmore Academy in their pool. Based on the outcome of pool B, Bellmont could face Adams Central for a second time this season.

September 19th

Bellmont @ New Haven, volleyball webcast

September 19, 2013

     Tonight's contest between the Squaws and the Buldogs at New Haven High School will be broadcasted near the conclusion of the junior varsity contest at aproximately 6:30. To view the game via the webcast, simply click on the link below. Log in with a username and a password and enjoy. 

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2412699?help=true

Re-zoning will benefit local business

September 19, 2013

Decatur's plan commission and city council are providing a helping hand to a local business through a rezoning.
    The Best One Tire Center at US 224 and E. Monroe St. will be losing most of its parking lot and public access when the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) completes the project to elevate 224 in that area.

Council grows impatient on Craig home condition

September 19, 2013

    A new day, a new month and another deadline passed. "And I don't see anything has happened," Decatur Mayor John Schultz said at Tuesday night's city council meeting, referring to the George Craig property at Second and Jackson streets.
    Councilman Ken Meyer raised the issue, asking at the meeting if anything had been done to clean up the place.
    "I haven't seen any progress; we're going to have to address that," the mayor said, promising a visit to the home yet this week.

Under September skies ...

September 19, 2013

It’s that time of year — late summer — when morning and evening skies often tend to take on an eerie look and feel. Such was the case Wednesday morning, as shown in this photo looking north down 1st Street in Decatur.
Photo by
Jannaya Andrews

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