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March 21st, 2014

Habitat for Humanity

March 21, 2014

Dakota Pugsley of South Adams High School, left, and Dakota Strader of Adams Central worked together this week at the Habitat for Humanity dwelling being completed in Berne to hold a large section of wallboard steady while using a router to cut around a window. Both students are part of the Building Trades class at AC.
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Local housing authority to open Housing Choice Voucher waiting list

March 21, 2014

    The Decatur Housing Authority has announced the opening of the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. The DHA will accept applications only on April 21-22 between the hours of 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Applications will be available and accepted at the Adams Public Library, 128 S. 3rd St., Decatur.
    Applications may be completed at the library. No verifications are needed to complete the applications. An eligibility briefing will be held at a later date at the Fort Wayne Housing Authority office. 

March 20th

Vergene L. Yake

March 20, 2014

Decatur makes the cut

March 20, 2014

    Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann on Wednesday announced the city of Decatur and five other Indiana communities have been named as finalists for the 2014 Stellar Communities Program grants.
    In addition to Decatur, finalists included the cities of Huntington, Marion, Mount Vernon and Wabash and the town of Nashville.

Heroin: Many questions, but few answers

March 20, 2014

    Indiana State Police Sgt. Dan Mawhorr gave an educational presentation about heroin in Adams County and throughout the region Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    “Heroin is here and it’s not going anywhere,” he said of the latest drug craze to sweep through the area.

Local firm hired to design landscaping at corner lot

March 20, 2014

    Decatur City Council on Tuesday evening approved the expenditure of $995 to hire MD Landscaping to design and implement improvements to a currently bleak-looking lot at the corner of Monroe and 2nd streets.

IPFW holds on for first post-season in of school history

March 20, 2014

    FORT WAYNE— IPFW amassed their first division I post-season win Wednesday night when they knocked off Akron in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament.
    The Mastodons closed out a 97-91 victory despite the Zips shooting a blistering 65% from the field in a game hosted by the IPFW Gates' Center, another playoff first for the Dons.

March 19th

Bruce F. Buckner

March 19, 2014

    Bruce F. Buckner, son of Gloria and the late Edward Buckner, passed away March 10, 2014 at Sonshine Hospital in Las Vegas.
    He graduated from Bellmont High School class of 1972.
    Bruce was a great drummer in many bands around Decatur. Most of all he was a true artist and will be sadly missed.

City awaits ‘Stellar’ news

March 19, 2014

    Decatur city officials were on pins and needles Tuesday evening, anxiously awaiting word that is expected sometime later this week on the city’s application of an Indiana Stellar Communities grant that — if awarded — could pump $14 million or more into dozens of local municipal improvement projects.

Litwiller: State of SA Schools is ‘fantastic’

March 19, 2014

    Playing on the phrase “It’s great in Indiana,” Superintendent of Schools Scott Litwiller reported South Adams Schools “are in a great state” during his state of the schools address Tuesday afternoon as part of the Berne Chamber of Commerce-sponsored luncheon at South Adams Middle School.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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