In an effort to ease some of the apprehension of returning to school, the Connecticut Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) is spearheading a nationwide snowflake campaign for the students of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The goal is to hang individual paper snowflakes throughout their temporary school location as a surprise for the children when they reconvene in January, according to a news release.
The Daily Democrat its taking its annual look at the year's top stories, as chosen by employees of the newspaper. This year, we've decided to stretch out the usual Top 10 to a Top 12 — or 12 in '12.
By J SWYGART
resignation and subsequent arrest of a former administrator at South Adams School was voted as the year's No. 9 story by employees of the Decatur Daily Democrat.
By J SWYGART
Indiana's unemployment figures remained static at 8.0 percent during November, although jobless rates in virtually all northeast and east-central Indiana counties jumped significantly from the previous month's levels.
Adams County saw a .8 percent increase during the month, with unemployment rising from 6.6 percent in October to 7.4 percent in November, according to figures released Friday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.