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February 10th, 2015

Melissa Norby named as Decatur’s first-ever community coordinator

February 10, 2015

     John Schultz announced Melissa Norby has been named the new community coordinator for the city of Decatur.
    “The list of 13 applicants was narrowed down to six and those six went through the interview process. All six candidates had individual skills that were an asset to this particular job. The selection was definitely a difficult decision and we need to thank all applicants for their interest in the position.”

EP Graphics’ abatement okayed

February 10, 2015

    The purchase of a new piece of equipment will revolutionize production at EP Graphics and provided extra incentive for Berne City Council on Monday to pass a resolution following a public hearing on the issue to approve the renewal of the company’s annual CF-1 tax abatement.

February 9th

College basketball weekend round up

February 9, 2015

Each week we will be taking a look at the best games around the country.
Arizona State (12-11) 81
(#6) Arizona (20-3) 78

 
The Arizona Wildcats traveled to Tempe to face in state rival Arizona State for what they expected to be an easy game. Arizona State came into the game at the bottom of the PAC 12 at 3-6 in conference play. The Sun Devils came out firing as they shot 50% from the field (26/52) and 46.7% from 3 (7/15). Guard Bo Barnes paced the Sun Devils with 18 points including a perfect 8 for 8 from the charity stripe.

State orders Geneva to revamp traffic fine collections; town coffers affected

February 9, 2015

    A directive from the State Board of Accounts will alter local ordinances pertaining to moving traffic violations and the way they’re enforced, Geneva Clerk/Treasurer Barry Moore told members of the Geneva Town Council at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.

Adams Heritage gets federal 5-star rating

February 9, 2015

    Adams Heritage, Monroeville, received a five star rating from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for overall state performance in health inspections, nurse staffing and quality of medical care.
    Adams Heritage is a member of Adams Health Network. According to a spokesperson for the network, only 22 percent of the 528 nursing home facilities in Indiana earned an overall five-star rating.

Top Dairymen

February 9, 2015

    Adams County Dairy Herd Improvement Association handed out annual awards at its recent banquet in Decatur. Award winners pictured, from left, include Bruce Brenneke, Krent Frauhiger and Dee Teeple. Another winner, Matt Summersett, was not available for the photo. See Page 2 for individual achievements and additional information.
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February 6th

South Adams @ Bellmont, girls basketball webcast

February 6, 2015

Tonight the Stars and Squaws end their regular season at Bellmont in a county-rivalry game that doubles as the Squaws' senior night. The varsity contest is set to begin around 7:45 p.m. with the broadcast set to start roughly 10 minutes before tip-off. To view the game, click one of the links below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. Facebook may also be used to log in.

Farlow leads Stars in swim sectional prelims

February 6, 2015

CADY’S MISSION— South Adams’ swimmer Cady Farlow helped the Starfires place first in the preliminaries of Thursday night’s sectional swim at Jay County taking gold seeding in the 100 Free and part of the 400 Free Relay race. With Jay County seeded first in nine of the 12 events, South Adams is second and right on their heels with silver seedings in the Breaststroke, Backstroke, Butterfly, Individual Medley, and the 200 Medley Relay race. (Photo by Paul Yoder)

Stephen Decatur award highlights chamber fete

February 6, 2015

    It was an evening of celebration at the annual dinner of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce as local business leaders gathered to recognize a few of their own Thursday night.
    The most anticipated award of the evening, the Stephen Decatur award —so named for the city’s namesake, naval hero Stephen Decatur — was awarded to Kelly Ehinger, director of the Adams Public Library System.

Monroe council sets publc hearing on proposed utility rate increases

February 6, 2015

    The long-awaited water and sewage rate hike in Monroe finally has a hearing on the schedule. After announcing rate hikes would be coming at the Nov. 6 meeting of the Monroe Town Council, council president Al Lehman spoke about the plans Thursday at the council’s regular February meeting.

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