March 23rd, 2015
Decatur Community & Family Services has received $4,675 in Federal Emergency Management Agency funds to supplement emergency food, utility and shelter programs for Adams County.
The money will be used to help expand the capacity of food, utility and shelter programs in high-need areas.
Kristin Reynolds and daughter Darla, 2, took advantage of a brief window of warmer temperatures Saturday afternoon to enjoy some time at Decatur’s Legion Park.
Chris Hildebrandt and his daughter, Saij, took a leisurely walk and ride, respectively, at Hanna Nuttmas park Saturday afternoon.
WEST LAFAYETTE—Bellmont's string of girls back-to-back indoor state track titles in the small school division came to an end Saturday at the annual HSR Championships held at Purdue University but the Squaws still managed a strong fourth place finish out of 47 teams that scored.
BHS distance runner Bailey Beery, however, breezed her way to victory in the 3200 meter jaunt with a time of 11:07, a new indoor school record for the Squaws, and only two seconds off the outdoor record of 11:05 held by Wendy Mahlan.
A day after the upsets made waves in the NCAA tournament, 15 of the 16 Friday games were won by higher seeds bringing a bit of sanity back to the bracket world. After the second round of play, there are a few brackets with 28 out of 32 games correct and they belong to Mary Nilsen and Jim Pollock.
Games played on Saturday and Sunday for the round of 32 will be recorded and graded on Monday. Results will be posted Monday afternoon. Keep track of how your bracket stacks up!
28: Mary Nilsen, Jim Pollock.
It was one of the craziest second round starts in recent memory left many NCAA brackets busted heading into Friday's action. After the first 16 games there are two brackets with 14 points (out of 16) and they belong to Ricardo Torres and another without a name! There are also a few with 13 points but the majority of brackets are within the 12-9 point range. Friday's games will be listed online Saturday afternoon. Below are the current standings.
14: Ricardo Torres, (no name)
Video of the day: A kid-friendly 'Good Morning' juice
Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.
It’s coming soon and it’s going to be a pain in the backside for a lot of people living on the east edge of Decatur.
City Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert said at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that the East Monroe Street project is going to be starting next month “and it’s going to be a major inconvenience until probably August.”
It will be several more weeks before monthly user fees to be paid by customers of Adams County’s first-ever rural sewer collection system are determined, but preliminary figures unveiled Thursday evening show those rates are expected to be significantly higher than originally anticipated.
Bellmont Middle School students recently participated in the “Pennies for Patients” event, collecting spare change to be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Students collected $3,182.99 overall. Pictured in front, from left, are fifth graders Abigail Eichenauer, Kamea Barr, Taylor Braun, Hailee Bowling, Brielle Miller and Raylee LeMaster. Pictured in back row are BMS guidance counselor Jeff Schroeder and Scott Miller, BMS principal.