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NAdams changes plentiful

September 16, 2011

    The North Adams school board approved a voluminous list of personnel comings and goings at its meeting on Tuesday, ranging from the resignation of an elementary school teacher to the filling of several after-school program positions and athletic appointments.
    One position with the Healthy Families of Adams County program was eliminated because of a reduction in state grant funding, forcing the board to approve the Reduction in Force dismissal of Angela Shively.

Five accused of skimming bingo funds

September 16, 2011

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Five people are accused of skimming about $1 million from charity bingo games at an American Legion post near Fort Wayne.
    The Journal Gazette reports that Allen County court records show that an Indiana Gaming Commission investigator believes that at least $988,000 was illegally taken from the games at American Legion Post 330 in New Haven and used to pay people who were supposed to be volunteers.

Three-day Fall Festival kicks off this evening

September 16, 2011

    The sixth annual St. Mary's Fall Fest, a fundraiser for St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and St. Joseph Catholic School in Decatur, opens a three-day run today.
    Activities will be held on Fourth St. beside the church and school, between Madison and Monroe Sts.. Following is the schedule of events:
    
Friday
    6-10 p.m.—Preview of items to be sold at a silent auction. You must be at least 21 to enter.

    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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