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August 13th, 2014

Elizabeth J. Zerkel

August 13, 2014

    Elizabeth J. “Betty” Zerkel, 94, Wakarusa, formerly of Decatur, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
    Betty was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Livingston Manor, N.Y., to the late Harry and Pearl (Roosa) Stewart.
    She married Hubert Zerkel Jr. Nov. 24, 1943; he survives. 

New court on 1st street?

August 13, 2014

    The city of Decatur would like Adams County officials to consider constructing a new superior court building at the corner of 1st and Madison streets rather than on 3rd Street adjacent to the courthouse.
     In an effort to entice county officials to select the 1st Street location, Decatur Mayor John Schultz and City Attorney Tim Baker appeared before Adams County Council Tuesday morning and said the city is willing to make up the difference between the acquisition and demolition costs of the two sites.

NA enrollment down only 8 from last year

August 13, 2014

    North Adams Community Schools welcomed 1,746 students through its various doors Tuesday as classes for the 2014-15 school year got under way.
    Greeting those students were some three dozen new faces in the teaching ranks — from kindergarten through high school — and a handful of other teachers who have switched roles since school ended in May of this year.

First day of school goes well for county schools

August 13, 2014

     April Saam (carrying her daughter Eliza) and Shelby Rector walk their sons Jackson Bingham and Wyatt Mann to their first day of school at South Adams Elementary Tuesday morning. All three county schools opened Tuesday, and their respective boards of education met later in the day.

 

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August 13, 2014

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August 12th

Elizabeth J. Zerkel

August 12, 2014

    Elizabeth J. "Betty" Zerkel, 94 of Wakarusa, formerly of Decatur, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Slow going on jail, court properties

August 12, 2014

    County officials continue to wait for appraisals for the 162-acre Miller property off Winchester Street in Decatur, a site being considered as the location for a new county jail. A similar wait is under way on appraisals on two properties on 3rd Street in Decatur that are being considered for the site of a new superior court complex, Adams County Attorney Mark Burry informed Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon.

Berne budget estimate gets council’s OK

August 12, 2014

    It’s August and for many area governments that means one thing: It’s budget time. The city of Berne is no exception as city council held its first hearing of the 2015 budget Monday evening.
    Berne Clerk-Treasurer Gwen Maller laid out the proposed figures for council, reminding the group the figures to this point are only estimates as final numbers from the state are not in yet.

Adams County students return to studies

August 12, 2014

     Looks ranging from nervousness to excitement were on the faces of students this morning as classes at all three school districts in Adams County started for a new school year. Students at South Adams School are shown here as they made their way to their classrooms.

Wiffleball returns to Wren this weekend

August 12, 2014

    The Wrenway Park Wiffleball Warehouse has announced rural Wren resident Darryl “DD” Strickler has been given the honor of throwing out the first pitch of this year’s wiffleball tournament, scheduled to begin with opening ceremonies at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

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