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20 of 25 provisionals rejected

November 19, 2012

    The Adams County Election Board met on Friday to review the provisional ballots cast in the Nov. 6 presidential election.
    A provisional ballot is cast when there is some question as to the eligibility of the voter, such as not having valid Indiana identification or not showing as a registered voter, according to board Chairman Alan Baumgartner.
    Of the 25 provisional votes reviewed by the board, only five were accepted, with 20 provisional votes rejected.

Cleanup all that remains for sweeper shop/Holthouse Drug building

November 19, 2012

    A pile of rubble was all that remained Friday following the demolition of the sweeper shop/Holthouse Drug building in downtown Decatur.
    Fleming Excavating spent 12 or so hours of work over a period of two days razing one of the oldest buildings in the city.
    Next up is the cleanup, which is expected to take several days.
    Some traffic restrictions remain in place.
 

Franze’s profession stays same, department different

November 19, 2012

    Deputy James Franze, who spent 25 years with the Decatur Police Department, began his new career with the Adams County Sheriff's Department on Thursday.
    "I actually tried to work for the sheriff's office first, before the police department," said Franze. "but it just didn't work out and I got a job with the city. So now, instead of starting my career here, this is where I'll finish."

 

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