The city of Decatur is on the move ... or will be soon.
If all goes as planned, city offices will be moving to the new city hall at Second and Monroe streets on Jan. 16. Meanwhile, before the month is out, it’s likely the police department will also be in its new digs.
Decatur City Councilman Kenneth L. Meyer has filed the necessary paperwork and has announced his candidacy for mayor of Decatur. Meyer will be running on the Republican ticket in the May primary election.
Today was the first day of filing for candidates seeking municipal office this year.
Waiting for the school bus in Decatur Tuesday morning was made more enjoyable than usual by a two-hour delay and an overnight snowfall. Adrian Evans (in orange) passed the time by engaging Colby Mowery (foreground) and Karle Mowery in a snowball fight.
The first baby born in Adams County in 2015 arrived at 1:01 p.m. Saturday.
Sofia Dawn Saylor, daughter of Emily Little and Sean Saylor of Decatur, entered the world weighing 7-pounds, 2-ounces, and is 20-inches long.
Grandparents are Vickie Price of Decatur and Scott and Kay Saylor of Butler.
Great-grandparents are David and Sharon Liby of Decatur; Sharon Jackson of Decatur; and Carol and Phyllis Saylor of Hamilton.
The Indiana General Assembly kicked off its so-called “long” session today as the House of Representatives opened for business at 1:30 p.m. with the ultimate goal of crafting the state’s biennial budget.
Issues ranging from a change in the state formula for funding secondary education to the raising Indiana’s minimum wage to any number of social issues await lawmakers during this year’s session.