March 5th, 2012
An informational meeting on wind turbines will be held on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at Riverside Center in Decatur. Saturday's printed edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat erroneously listed the date of the meeting as today (Monday).
For more information visit www.ac-sos.com.
Even with controversial right-to-work legislation behind them, a pair of state lawmakers on Saturday learned that local constituents still have plenty on their minds.
Fourth-grader Cameron Howk was chosen to help give Northwest Principal Keith Dicke a Mohawk haircut on Friday morning.
Dicke volunteered to get his hair cut if the students in the after-school service project club raised at least $300 for Read to Feed, a reading incentive program designed by Heifer International.
Heifer International provides livestock for struggling families.
The club raised $348 for the cause.
North Adams Schools will hold its annual Kindergarten Roundup from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at Southeast School. Children who turn five years of age on or before August 1 are eligible to enroll for the 2012-13 school year.
Parents must bring a copy of their child's immunization record, birth certificate and Social Security number on April 19. Registration packets are currently available at the North Adams administration building.
Parents who cannot attend the Roundup are asked to call the school.
The IHSAA girls' basketball state tournament wrapped up this weekend with three of the eight teams representing four classes were from Fort Wayne, two games were decided by overtime, and one was ended on a dramatic last-second shot.
In 1A, Canterbury won their fourth state title in five years by defeating Northeast Dubois, 64-54, and finished with a stellar 25-2 record on the season.
Adams Central will play tonight against the Bishop Luers Knights at the Stardome in Berne. The game was postponed from Saturday night because the Lady Knights of Luers were involved in the girls’ state finals. Come support the Jets tonight at South Adams. The game will begin at 7:30.
Paul E. Gillespie, 76, of Decatur, died Friday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
By JANNAYA ANDREWS
The Bluffton Fire Department was dispatched at 10:44 a.m. Friday to a barn fire at 4758 E 500 N near Craigville.
A spokesman for the department said the structure was completely engulfed upon arrival and additional fire crews from Preble and Ossian were called in an attempt to help save the structure and any animals that may have been trapped inside.
BLUFFTON, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana county has approved a wind energy company’s plans to erect about 80 power-generating wind turbines in the county.
Members of the Wells County Area Plan Commission voted 6-4 early Friday to endorse Apex Wind Energy’s development plans.
The News-Banner of Bluffton reports (http://bit.ly/wWI7lz) that the marathon meeting at Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School began about 7:30 p.m. Thursday and ran past 1 a.m. Friday.
Monroe Town Council President Al Lehman reported at Thursday's town council meeting that due to a computer problem, the printing and mailing of utility bills for Monroe residents has been delayed for the month of February.
Lehman said he is hopeful the computer will be fixed today and that the bills will be mailed next week.
Lehman also noted that the due date for payment will be extended by the same number of days the bill was delayed.